(AP) -- For many HIV-positive Americans, and those who advocate on their behalf, these are days of anxious waiting as the Supreme Court ponders President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
HIV & AIDS Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- A consumer advocacy group is calling on government regulators to withdraw a diabetes drug from Novo Nordisk, saying the injectable medication raises the risk of thyroid cancer, pancreatitis and kidney failure.
Diabetes Apr 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new supplement in the journal Cancer outlines an innovative model to address a wide range of physical issues faced by women with breast cancer and offers hope for improved function and full participation in life activi ...
Cancer Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration has rejected a petition from environmentalists that would have banned the plastic-hardening chemical bisphenol-A from all food and drink packaging, including plastic bottles and canned ...
Health Mar 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Rare genetic diseases, long overlooked because they affect relatively few people, are getting new attention. Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are reaching out to patient ...
Genetics Mar 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
An Australian man was jailed for three years Thursday after helping an elderly friend kill himself by providing him with an animal anaesthetic he bought in Mexico.
Other Feb 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The government is setting what it calls an ambitious goal for Alzheimer's disease: Development of effective ways to treat and prevent the mind-destroying illness by 2025.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jan 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
In 1987, Ivar Lovaas, a charismatic UCLA psychology professor, published what remains the most famous study on the treatment of autism.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
US regulators are considering whether to grant a drug company's request to make emergency contraception available over the counter to people of all ages instead of by prescription.
Medications Dec 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3
(AP) -- The International Diabetes Federation predicts that at least one in 10 adults could have diabetes by 2030, according to its latest statistics.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 14, 2011 | 1 / 5 (2) | 0
A woman's mammography results should tell her if she has dense breasts, so that she'll know the test may miss a breast cancer diagnosis, a Ridgewood, N.J., radiologist told a federal advisory panel on mammography Friday.
Cancer Nov 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
For all long-term care residents, pressure reduction foam mattresses were cost-effective 82% of the time compared to standard mattresses, with average savings of $115 per resident, the researchers showed. Foam cleansers for ...
Health Sep 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The US government said Tuesday it will begin testing next year for six more kinds of E.coli bacteria in raw ground beef and tenderized steaks in order to boost protection of US consumers.
Health Sep 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- A consumer advocacy group is calling on government regulators to ban a type of surgical mesh used to treat pelvic collapse, saying it exposes patients to serious risks.
Medications Aug 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
As the presence of social media continues to increase as a form of communication, health organizations are searching for the most effective ways to use the online tools to pass important information to the public. Now, researchers ...
Health May 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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