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Japanese researchers at the RIKEN Center for Genomic Medicine (CGM) and their colleagues have identified 8 new loci associated with susceptibility to atopic dermatitis in the Japanese population. The findings, ...
Genetics Oct 07, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP)—Rabies experts from 12 Asian countries on Friday concluded their annual meeting to exchange views and find practical solutions to the disease, which is still prevalent in the region.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The European Union on Thursday set out proposals aimed at thwarting the illegal use of genetic resources and traditional medicine, a practice known as bio-piracy.
Other Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A huge vaccination campaign to protect 50 million people against meningitis has been launched in seven African countries aiming to stamp out the deadly virus, health officials said Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Fertility treatment has a strong emotional impact on women who want to have children. A study of European countries with the highest number of assisted reproduction cycles identifies which aspects of reproduction ...
Health Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Malaria-drug monitoring over the past 30 years has shown that malaria parasites develop resistance to medicine, and the first signs of resistance to the newest drugs have just been observed. At the same time, resistance monitoring ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A Dutch "abortion boat" has set sail for Morocco, its first trip to a Muslim country, to provide abortions to women who are exposed to grave health risks if treated domestically, its organiser said on Monday.
Health Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Researchers at the Sainte-Justine University Hospital Center and University of Montreal have identified genetic origins in 10% of an important form of congenital heart diseases by studying the genetic variability within families.
Genetics Sep 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The burden of epilepsy in poorer parts of the world could be readily alleviated by reducing the preventable causes and improving access to treatment, according to a review article published today in the Lancet.
Neuroscience Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The most cost-effective treatment for cryptococcal meningitis (a serious infection of the brain membranes, usually in people with AIDS or other immune system deficiencies) is different to that currently recommended by the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Comprehensive prenatal care can decrease the rate of low birth weights, according to a study led by Dr. Yasmin Neggers, a University of Alabama researcher and professor of human nutrition and hospitality ...
Pediatrics Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The number of people who survive surgery when general anesthesia is used has improved dramatically over the past 50 years, Canadian researchers report.
Surgery Sep 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Survival after a general anaesthetic and within 48 hours of surgery has greatly improved worldwide over the past 50 years, according to the second Article in The Lancet surgery-themed issue.
Surgery Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
So-called lifestyle diseases are gaining ground with epidemic speed in low-income countries. The traditional health focus in these countries has been to combat communicable diseases such as malaria, HIV and tuberculosis. ...
Health Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The first ever global study to examine how changes in health inequality are related to overall coverage of maternal and child health interventions has shown that the countries making the most rapid progress in increasing ...
Health Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0