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(AP)—Cuba is eliminating longstanding restrictions on health care professionals' overseas travel as part of a broader migration reform that takes effect next week, an island doctor told The Associated Press ...
Other Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Prenatal exposure to fish beneficial to child development: New study adds to evidence that 'good' outweighs the 'bad'
(Medical Xpress)—A study published recently in the Journal of Nutrition adds to the growing scientific evidence that when expecting mothers eat fish often, they are giving their future children a boost ...
Health Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists have developed a quick, easy and cheap vision test to find out which part – and how much – of the brain of a stroke victim has been damaged, potentially enabling them to save more lives.
Neuroscience Jan 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers have found a novel, non-invasive technique for measuring brain hot spots caused by electromagnetic radiation from mobile phones, according to a study published today.
Medical research Dec 17, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (10) | 9 |
(Medical Xpress)—An outbreak of fungal meningitis recently resulted in one of the worst public health disasters in recent U.S. history. Thirty-two people died and more than 400 became ill after the New ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Employing a combination of imaging and biomarker tests improves the ability of doctors to predict Alzheimer's in patients with mild cognitive impairment, according to researchers at Duke Medicine.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute, have discovered a new genetic process that could one day provide a novel target for the treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders, such as intellectual disability ...
Genetics Dec 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Research published in BMJ today suggests that although more babies survived shortly after extreme preterm birth in England in 2006 compared with 1995, the number with major conditions on leaving hospital remained largely unchan ...
Pediatrics Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Not all prolonged seizures permanently hurt children with epilepsy, according to preliminary findings from a long-term follow-up study.
Neuroscience Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Minnesota's Center for Drug Design have developed a synthetic compound that, in a mouse model, successfully prevents the neurodegeneration associated with Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Not everyone has a taste for fish, even though it is a natural source of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids.
Health Nov 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Depression is the most important determinant of the health status of people with Parkinson's disease, according to early findings from a large study of Parkinson's patients.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new drug may bring help for people with insomnia, according to a study published in the November 28, 2012, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Neuroscience Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The world's biggest food group Nestle is moving into traditional Chinese medicine by joining forces with Chinese pharma group Chi-Med, the Swiss group said on Wednesday.
Other Nov 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—In a new analysis of thousands of US women of childbearing age, Brown University researchers found that most exceeded the median blood level for two or more of three environmental pollutants ...
Health Nov 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |