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People with disabilities are at a greater risk of being the victims of violence and of suffering mental ill health when victimized, according to research published February 20 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Hind K ...
Health Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The cancer death rate for men declined faster among African Americans than among whites in the latest time period, narrowing the racial disparity in overall cancer death rates, according to a new report from the American ...
Cancer Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
To predict whether a problem drinker will hit the bottle again, ignore what they say and watch their body language for displays of shame, a University of British Columbia study finds.
Addiction Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Return-to-play decisions should commonly follow post-exertion neurocognitive testing, researchers find
(Medical Xpress)—Too many athletes may be going back onto the field, court or rink too soon after a concussion, according to a new study that recommends athletes undergo post-exertion neurocognitive testing before being ...
Health Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A physiotherapy lecturer at Bournemouth University (BU) has created a new interactive wobbleboard that will allow clinicians to better measure improvements in patients' balance.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
People with hepatitis C and chronic liver disease who relapsed or failed to respond to initial treatment are unlikely to improve on interferon retreatment. In fact, they may face an increased risk of dying sooner, and are ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Drivers who have taken even a small dose of opioid painkillers have an increased risk of being injured in a car accident, a new study has found.
Medications Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
New guidelines from the American Cancer Society say evidence is sufficient to recommend screening high risk patients for lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography (CT) provided that certain conditions exist:
Cancer Jan 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A ground breaking new project has been launched to find out what research is important to children and young people with neurodisability, their families, and the healthcare professionals who work with them. This is a unique ...
Medical research Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Fainting isn't fun. For those who have ever suddenly and briefly lost consciousness, it's a disconcerting situation that typically triggers a thorough medical workup. Unfortunately, it's often ...
Cardiology Dec 12, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (4) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—New research from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing reports that parents present during a child's more invasive procedures reported higher levels of comfort, more procedural understanding ...
Health Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Method developed targets diagnosis of early Alzheimer's disease: Half of patients could be diagnosed a year earlier
(Medical Xpress)—A software tool called PredictAD developed by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland promises to enable earlier diagnosis of the disease on the basis of patient measurements and large databases. Alzheimer's ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—When cigarette taxes rise, hard-core smokers are more likely than lighter smokers to cut back, according to new research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Health Nov 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers have developed the first accurate tool for measuring bipolar recovery which takes into account the personal experiences of people living with the disorder.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 29, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—Routine checkups don't help reduce a patient's risk of dying from either heart disease or cancer, new Danish research suggests.
Health Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0