Without other risk factors, all Americans born between 1945 and 1965 should have a one-time screening for the hepatitis C virus (HCV) according to new recommendations being published early online today in Annals of Internal Me ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(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 |
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 |
(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 |
The American College of Physicians (ACP) and the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM) today unveiled a high value, cost-conscious care curriculum to help train internal medicine residents about how to avoid overuse ...
Health Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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
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
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
(HealthDay) -- It's not good news for baby boomers with arthritic knees: Injections of hyaluronic acid have little effect on pain and no effect on function, according to a new analysis.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In the hospital it is not only direct patient care, but also the environment that contributes to recovery. A critical component of a healing environment is a peaceful space for a patient to get enough sleep.
Health Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0