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Just six months of exercise can improve memory, language, thinking and judgment problems by almost 50 per cent, says a study presented today at the Canadian Stroke Congress.
Cardiology Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
A person infected with the mosquito-borne West Nile virus has died in Macedonia and two other people are undergoing treatment in a Skopje hospital, the health ministry said Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A woman had died of the mosquito-borne West Nile virus in Kosovo as two more patients were suspected of being infected with the disease, a health official said on Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy could hinder babies' brain development, impeding their mental and motor skills, a new study suggests.
Pediatrics Sep 17, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Drugs prescribed to treat anxiety, depression and insomnia may increase patients' risk of being involved in motor vehicle accidents, according to a recent study, published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. Based ...
Medications Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Three people have died in the first ever outbreak of the West Nile virus in Serbia, in which 35 contracted the disease, health authorities said Saturday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research offers a possible strategy for treating central nervous system diseases, such as brain and spinal cord injury, brain cancer, epilepsy, and neurological complications of HIV. The experimental treatment method ...
Medical research Sep 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A study carried out by Dr. Louis Bherer, PhD (Psychology), Laboratory Director and Researcher at the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal (IUGM), an institution affiliated with Université de Montréal, has shown ...
Health Sep 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An outbreak of the West Nile virus in Serbia has killed an elderly woman and infected 20 other people with the mosquito-borne disease, health officials said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—"Wittenoom kids" who spent their childhoods exposed to asbestos in the north-west of Western Australia are now developing a range of cancers or dying at a rate well above the average population, ...
Cancer Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
People whose blood sugar is on the high end of the normal range may be at greater risk of brain shrinkage that occurs with aging and diseases such as dementia, according to new research published in the September 4, 2012, ...
Neuroscience Sep 03, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(AP)—Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. is recalling more than 31,000 units of a chemotherapy drug after discovering one vial was overfilled, putting patients at risk of an overdose.
Medications Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study by a Baylor College of Medicine physician-researcher has shed light on the most effective treatment for adults with Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) in bones. LCH is a disease that can affect the skin, mouth, ears, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Depression takes a substantial toll on brain health. Brain imaging and post-mortem studies provide evidence that the wealth of connections in the brain are reduced in individuals with depression, with the result of impaired ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Do you automatically assume that a headache is a brain tumor? Do you worry that a minor cut could lead to flesh-eating bacteria ravaging a limb and requiring massive surgical intervention?
Health Aug 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0