Archive: 03/01/2013

Bird flu virus research awaits approval

A bird flu virus at the center of an international debate sits in a padlocked freezer, deep inside a University of Wisconsin-Madison lab, waiting for new government guidelines that will allow researchers to continue unlocking ...

Mar 01, 2013
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Ocular complications common after pediatric HSCT

(HealthDay)—For pediatric patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), complications are common, but are generally mild and self-limiting, according to a study published online Feb. ...

Mar 01, 2013
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CMS issues final rule on physician sunshine act

(HealthDay)—The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have issued a final rule requiring drug and device manufacturers and group purchasing organizations (GPOs) to report payment or gifts of ...

Mar 01, 2013
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AAD: Older men should screen themselves for skin cancer

(HealthDay)—Men aged 50 years or older are more likely to be diagnosed with invasive melanoma by a dermatologist than to detect it themselves; and they are less likely to seek a skin cancer screening due ...

Mar 01, 2013
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Young males with HIV face greater risk of hearing loss

(HealthDay)—HIV infection is significantly associated with an increased risk of developing sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSHL), according to research published online Feb. 21 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & ...

Mar 01, 2013
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Eating out can hurt heart health, expert warns

(HealthDay)—Eating out can lead to weight gain and increase people's risk for heart disease, diabetes and other serious health issues because popular menu items often have more fat, calories and saturated ...

Mar 01, 2013
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1 in 8 adults may have sensitive teeth

(HealthDay)—If you sometimes get a jolt of pain in your mouth when you drink or eat something hot or cold, you're not alone: A new survey of U.S. dental offices finds that one in eight people has over-sensitive ...

Mar 01, 2013
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