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(Medical Xpress) -- Women are more likely to put off going to their GP, buying prescriptions or going to the dentist for financial reasons than men according to a new University of Otago study.
Health Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An epidemic of H1N1 flu has infected almost 900 people and claimed 11 lives in Bolivia, health officials said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
At least 11 people in Bolivia have died from H1N1 flu in recent months, with most of the cases occurring in just the past few weeks, health officials here said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- About 10 percent of fibromyalgia patients use marijuana to relieve symptoms such as pain, fatigue and insomnia, a new study has found.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jun 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 3
Lack of time, knowledge and training in health promotion and lack of success with changing patient behavior were among the top barriers to including effective physical activity counseling in the primary care setting, according ...
Health Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is the second most common cause of childhood blindness in the United States, occurring in half of premature infants born earlier than or at 28 weeks gestational age. The condition is caused ...
Pediatrics Jun 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Researchers at McMaster University have discovered that long-term insulin use does not harm people with diabetes or pre-diabetes or put them at risk of heart attacks, strokes or cancer.
Diabetes Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Millions of Americans reach for their cough drops or syrup at the first sign of a cough. However, scientists are unsure if and how these popular remedies work. Now, new findings from the Monell Center suggest ...
Medications Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Some experimental diabetes treatments in late testing offer patients hope of better controlling their blood sugar and weight and preventing dangerously low blood sugar, all big challenges for millions of diabetics.
Diabetes Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The introduction of daily bathing with disposable, germ-killing cloths resulted in a sustained, significant decrease in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) incidence at a Canadian geriatric facility, accord ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It's well known that a relatively small percentage of chronically ill patients accounts for a disproportionate amount of health care dollars. Now, a multicenter study led by Johns Hopkins researcher Bruce Leff, M.D., might ...
Health Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- "Maxed out on the medications," is how Bill Ezzell describes his struggle with blood pressure. It's dangerously high even though the North Carolina man swallows six different drugs a day.
Cardiology May 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The World Health Organization announced on Friday it was set to approve a new target to reduce premature deaths from chronic illnesses such as heart disease by a quarter by 2025.
Health May 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Acute inflammatory diseases, such as sepsis, as well as chronic inflammatory diseases like diabetes and arthritis, develop as a result of sustained inflammation of the blood vessel wall. Researchers at Brigham and Women's ...
Inflammatory disorders May 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New UK guidance for doctors and other prescribers on the use of strong painkillers for patients with chronic or incurable disease has been welcomed by researchers at the University of Leeds.
Medications May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0