(AP) The Texas A&M University System will be the home of one of three national biodefense centers to help the U.S. quickly develop vaccines in the event of a pandemic and strategies for responding to bioterrorism.
Health Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(AP) The toxic side effects of an experimental cancer drug from Onyx Pharmaceuticals may outweigh its benefits for patients with a type of blood cancer, federal health regulators said Monday.
Medications Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Chronic kidney disease patients could be at similar levels of coronary risk to those who have previously had heart attac
Patients suffering from chronic kidney disease could be at as high a risk of coronary heart disease as patients who have previously had a heart attack, according to an article published Online First in the Lancet. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- A "medical food" called Limbrel, which doctors prescribe to treat osteoarthritis of the knee, was linked to several cases of liver disease in a small study, but the effects so far seem to be ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jun 18, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have unlocked the structure of a key protein that, when sensing certain viruses and bacteria, triggers the body's immediate immune response.
Medical research Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
The state of acute confusion and disorientation known as delirium can stem from a serious illness, surgery or infection, and often develops while patients are in the hospital. Now a new study confirms that for patients with ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study shows that the compound Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ) reduces oxidative damage, a key finding that hints at its potential to slow the progression of Huntington disease. The discovery, which appears in the inaugural issue ...
Neuroscience Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Heart transplant patients are notorious for developing an aggressive form of coronary artery disease that can often result in heart failure, death or the need for repeat transplantation. The condition can also have a negative ...
Cardiology Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Spending money on activities and events, such as concert tickets or exotic vacations, won't make you happier if you're doing it to impress others, according to findings published in the Journal of Happiness Studies.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 18, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Loneliness in individuals over 60 years of age appears associated with increased risk of functional decline and death, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine.
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Among well-functioning older adults without dementia, diabetes mellitus (DM) and poor glucose control among those with DM are associated with worse cognitive function and greater cognitive decline, according to a report published ...
Neuroscience Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Psoriasis is an independent risk for Type 2 Diabetes, according to a new study by researchers with the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, with the greatest risk seen in patients with severe psoriasis. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
An unwavering work ethic is a hallmark of many health professionals. But a new survey finds that when a doctor is sick, staunch dedication can have unintended consequences.
Health Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A study of the microbiome of the human nose provides clues to the cause of a chronic sinus condition and potential strategy for a cure. Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco report their findings today ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A study that examined national outcome differences between laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and open Roux-en-Y gastric bypass suggests that the minimally invasive laparoscopic procedure was associated with greater safety ...
Surgery Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |