Sloppy shipping of a donated human retina to an Indiana University researcher studying a leading cause of vision loss has inadvertently helped uncover a previously undetected mechanism causing the disease. ...
Ophthalmology May 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(AP) -- New research sends a stark warning to overweight teens: If you develop diabetes, you'll have a very tough time keeping it under control.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Vitamin D is renowned for its role in creating strong bones and is a key regulator of serum calcium levels. Calcium is primarily obtained through diet and absorbed through the intestine and into the blood stream. In addition ...
Health Apr 23, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 2
(Medical Xpress) -- New research from Queen Mary, University of London in collaboration with research groups in the USA sheds light on why gum disease can become more common with old age.
Immunology Apr 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- For patients with degenerative lumbar diseases, the unilateral pedicle screw (PS) instrumented transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) procedure results in shorter operative time, less ...
Other Apr 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The relative risk of blood loss during corrective spine surgery in children appears linked to the underlying condition causing the spinal deformity, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins Childrens ...
Surgery Apr 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Posterior C1 screw fixation can be performed safely and accurately, without significant hemorrhaging, according to a study published in the March issue of The Spine Journal.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The current thinking around following a high fat, low carb diet to encourage weight loss in diabetics with Type 2 Diabetes, may be misguided say researchers from Warwick Medical School.
Diabetes Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Overweight people who shed pounds, especially belly fat, can improve the function of their blood vessels no matter whether they are on a low-carb or a low-fat diet, according to a study being presented by Johns Hopkins researchers ...
Health Mar 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A program that helps obese patients improve healthy behaviors is associated with modest weight loss and improved blood pressure control in a high-risk, low-income group, according to researchers at Washington University School ...
Health Mar 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The soldier on the fringes of an explosion. The survivor of a car wreck. The football player who took yet another skull-rattling hit. Too often, only time can tell when a traumatic brain injury will leave ...
Neuroscience Mar 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 3
(Medical Xpress) -- Every year, more than 200,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration, a leading cause of blindness in Americans age 60 or older. There is no known cure ...
Ophthalmology Feb 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(AP) -- Federal health officials are adding new safety warnings about risks of memory loss and elevated blood sugar to statins, a widely prescribed group of cholesterol-lowering medications.
Medications Feb 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting , in Dallas, Texas, researchers will report findings that show that in women with acute postpartum ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
US researchers have begun a groundbreaking trial to test the potential of umbilical cord blood transplants, a kind of stem cell therapy, to treat and possibly reverse hearing loss in infants.
Medical research Feb 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1