(HealthDay)—The radiation dose imparted to patients undergoing multiple intraoperative lumbar single cone-beam computed tomography (CT) scans is within the dose range that patients receive during a single ...
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(HealthDay)—In an effort to quickly develop drugs that could prevent or slow Alzheimer's, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it plans to relax the approval process for experimental medications for ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Family-centered advanced care planning (ACP) enables families to better understand and agree on end-of-life decisions for adolescents with cancer, according to a study published online March ...
Pediatrics Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Increased efforts to halt the spread of an intestinal superbug aren't having a major impact, according to a national survey of infection prevention specialists in the United States.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Given the shift in the focus of drug development for Alzheimer's disease toward earlier disease stages, before the onset of dementia, regulatory guidelines need to evolve, according to a perspective ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 14, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—New research from the University of Adelaide has studied the behaviour of young people lured into internet gambling through so-called 'free-play' or 'practice' modes.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 14, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
Researchers in the UK have taken an important step towards understanding how the human brain 'decodes' letters on a page to read a word. The work will help psychologists unravel the subtle thinking mechanisms involved in ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—Some people who fell prey to a 2009-2010 outbreak of dengue fever in Florida carried a particular viral strain that they did not bring into the country from a recent trip abroad, according to a f ...
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There is no clear evidence that the decline in the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is linked to a reported fall in the numbers of new cases of breast cancer, as has been claimed, suggests a study in the Journal of ...
Cancer Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The value of medical treatment can be far greater than the cost of the treatment finds a study in BioMed Central's open access journal Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation. Improved physical function leads to measur ...
Health Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Low and moderate drinkers of alcohol reported lower severity of symptoms of fibromyalgia than teetotallers, finds a study in BioMed Central's open access journal Arthritis Research & Therapy. Too much alcohol reversed this e ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Most strikingly, the study found that the proportion of young servicemen (under 30 years old) with a conviction for violent offending was much higher than among men of a similar age in the general population (20.6% vs 6.7%).
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 14, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
Working night shifts might increase the risk of developing ovarian cancer, indicates research published in Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
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Traces of pork have been found in a sample of halal chicken sausages served to pupils in central London schools and nurseries, the local council revealed on Thursday.
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A small French study of 14 HIV patients who have remained healthy for years after stopping drug treatment offers fresh evidence that early medical intervention may lead to a "functional cure" for AIDS, researchers said Thursday.
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