Annals of Internal Medicine
(HealthDay) -- Newer, more expensive schizophrenia medications are not noticeably better than their older, cheaper counterparts, a new review suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 3 |
In the United States, clinicians are struggling to provide better and more affordable health care to more peoplewhile keeping up with new scientific developments. The idea of a "learning health system" ...
Health Aug 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Healthcare providers should take into account differences among racial groups when using hemoglobin A1C levels to diagnose and monitor diabetes, new research from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center suggests.
Diabetes Aug 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- A top U.S. advisory panel has recommended against preventive electrocardiography (EKG) screening for people at low risk of heart disease.
Cardiology Jul 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Traditionally considered an older womens condition, urinary incontinence (UI) affects one in eight healthy young women, causing depression in some, according to a new study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 17, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- New York City's restriction on the use of trans fats in foods served at restaurants is helping Big Apple residents cut down on the unhealthy fat, a new study shows.
Health Jul 16, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 4 |
Newer technologies designed to help people with type 1 diabetes monitor their blood sugar levels daily work better than traditional methods and require fewer painful needle sticks, new Johns Hopkins research suggests.
Medical research Jul 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Half of patients hospitalized for a heart attack or heart failure will make a mistake with their medications within a month of checking out of the hospital, new research shows.
Cardiology Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- A pharmacist-delivered intervention does not significantly improve the rate of clinically important medication errors following discharge among hospitalized heart patients, according to a study ...
Medications Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released new guidelines Monday recommending that doctors screen all of their patients for obesity and when appropriate, refer them to a comprehensive ...
Overweight and Obesity Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 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 |
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
Computed tomographic colonography (CTC), also known as virtual colonoscopy, administered without laxatives is as accurate as conventional colonoscopy in detecting clinically significant, potentially cancerous polyps, according ...
Cancer Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Skewed results? Failure to account for clinical trial drop-outs can lead to erroneous findings in top medical journals
(Medical Xpress) -- A new University at Buffalo study of publications in the world's top five general medical journals finds that when clinical trials do not account for participants who dropped out, results are biased and ...
Other Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A recent international study led by researchers from McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) examines the complex and controversial interplay of conflicts of interest between physician experts, medicine ...
Other Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0