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An unwavering work ethic is a hallmark of many health professionals. But a new survey finds that when a doctor is sick, staunch dedication can have unintended consequences.
Health Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
According to the United States Census Bureau, approximately one in seven American adults live alone. Social isolation and lack of social support have been linked to poor health outcomes. Now a new study at Brigham and Women's ...
Cardiology Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Treatment with glucose-lowering thiazolidinedione drugs in patients with Type 2 diabetes appears to be associated with an increased risk of diabetic macular edema (a complication that may affect vision) at 1-year and 10-year ...
Diabetes Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a study of more than 1,000 adults, researchers at the University of California, San Diego, found that individuals taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs are more likely than non-users to experience decreased energy, ...
Medications Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
An analysis of available medical literature suggests smoking was linked to increased mortality in older patients and that smoking cessation was associated with reduced mortality at an older age, according to a report published ...
Health Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Joseph Perez used to gear up for his intense workouts by taking ephedra-based dietary supplements. When they were banned because of safety concerns, Perez turned to an even more potent stimulant called DMAA.
Health Jun 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
An observational study that examined the comparative effectiveness of rhythm control vs. rate control drug treatment on mortality in patients with atrial fibrillation (a rapid, irregular heart beat) suggests there was little ...
Cardiology Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A Colorado School of Public Health researcher has found that laws designed to illuminate financial links between doctors and pharmaceutical companies have little or no effect on what drugs physicians prescribe.
Medications May 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A review of data from seven clinical trials suggests that intensive glucose control is associated with reduced risk of microalbuminuria and macroalbuminuria (conditions characterized by excessive levels of protein in the ...
Diabetes May 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Simply ejecting your rear from the couch means your hand will spend less time digging into a bag of chocolate chip cookies.
Health May 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new study, supported in part by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health, suggests that a combination of mobile technology and remote coaching holds promise in encouraging ...
Health May 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Some cancer doctors may build up emotional walls -- distancing themselves from the patients they can't save -- to avoid grief, sadness and even despair, new research shows.
Cancer May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Treatment with bisphosphonate therapy appears to be associated with an increased risk of atypical fractures of the femur, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
According to a small clinical trial reported by investigators from Japan, acupuncture appears to be associated with improvement of dyspnea (labored breathing) on exertion, in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Asymptomatic patients who undergo treadmill exercise echocardiography (ExE) after coronary revascularization may be identified as being at high risk but those patients do not appear to have more favorable outcomes with repeated ...
Cardiology May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0