Archive: 04/20/2012

Bedbugs can infest your office, too

(HealthDay) -- Add bedbugs to your list of potential occupational health hazards. A new report reveals nearly half of the employees of a U.S. government office in Tennessee were bitten by the blood-thirsty ...

Apr 20, 2012
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Prisoners at risk for non-communicable diseases

(HealthDay) -- The prevalence of obesity, inadequate exercise, and poor diet among prisoners may put them at risk for non-communicable diseases (NCDS), according to a review published online April 20 in The La ...

Apr 20, 2012
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New genetic mechanism of immune deficiency discovered

Researchers at National Jewish Health have discovered a novel genetic mechanism of immune deficiency. Magdalena M. Gorska, MD, PhD, and Rafeul Alam, MD, PhD, identified a mutation in Unc119 that causes immunodeficiency known ...

Apr 20, 2012
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3D technology takes next step beyond traditional mammography

MILWAUKEE - After already having been through breast cancer treatment, Michelle Luckiesh did not think twice when doctors at Waukesha Memorial Hospital told her they had a new mammography device that may be able to detect ...

Apr 20, 2012
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