Daily baths with an ordinary antibacterial cleanser can safely reduce the risk of dangerous bloodstream infections in critically ill children, according to a trial conducted in five pediatric hospitals and led by investigators ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers have established that short-term use of folic acid supplements is unlikely to substantially increase or decrease overall cancer risk and has little effect on the risk of developing any specific cancer including ...
Health Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A team of researchers led by Weill Cornell Medical College is calling into question the published statistics, methods and findings of a highly publicized research study that claimed bedside electroencephalography (EEG) identified ...
Neuroscience Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Experts from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia were among the leaders of two large national studies showing that extending CPR longer than previously thought useful saves lives in both children and adults. The research ...
Cardiology Jan 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The treatment of moderately active rheumatoid arthritis with the tumour necrosis factor inhibitor Etanercept achieves excellent success in more than 80 per cent of patients. With this method, the success ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jan 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Thousands of individuals have had kidneys removed unnecessarily because doctors misdiagnosed their disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The results of a pioneering UK-wide clinical trial that compared treatments for patients with a common type of kidney disease has found one to be significantly more effective. The results of the study, published online in ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)— Though it began as a treatment for something else entirely, gastric bypass surgery—which involves shrinking the stomach as a way to lose weight—has proven to be the latest and possibly ...
Diabetes Jan 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Resuscitation, cell regeneration, a new high blood pressure treatment and developments in devices for treating stroke are among the key scientific findings that make up this year's top cardiovascular and stroke research identified ...
Cardiology Dec 18, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
More costly, intensive treatment works no better than usual care at speeding up recovery from whiplash injuries, according to new research published Online First in The Lancet.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A leading international expert on autism at the University of Leicester has been involved in contributing to a major new study of global health.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 (GBD 2010), has found people around the world are living longer but often with many years of compromised health.
Health Dec 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Mental illness is the largest contributor to disability, according to a report card on the world's health, The Global Burden of Disease 2010 (GBD 2010). The seven papers and two commentaries that make up the ...
Health Dec 14, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Low back pain is the highest contributor to disability in the world, according to a pivotal international study released today.
Health Dec 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Globally, health advances present most people with a devastating irony: avoid premature death but live longer and sicker.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0