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(Medical Xpress)—The temperature-regulation research of Stanford biologists H. Craig Heller and Dennis Grahn has led to a device that rapidly cools body temperature, greatly improves exercise recovery, and could help explain ...
Medical research Aug 30, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (12) | 8 |
In the British Medical Journal today, two experts debate whether childhood vaccination should be mandatory in the UK.
Health May 15, 2012 | 3.6 / 5 (8) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- An estimated 9.3 million American adults lost health insurance coverage as a result of increased unemployment during the recession of 2007-09, according to a newly published study by researchers at Cornell, ...
Health Dec 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
A significant expansion in access to treatment helped slash the number of AIDS-related deaths in 2010, bringing the number of people living with HIV to a record 34 million, the United Nations said Monday.
HIV & AIDS Nov 21, 2011 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0
Company-provided health insurance, one of the largest costs of US businesses and households alike, rose nine percent over the past year despite the sluggish economy, according to a new study released Tuesday.
Health Sep 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
While smoking remains legal, the number of smokers is never going to fall significantly, argues public health doctor in a letter to this week's BMJ.
Health Oct 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
AIDS killed 28,000 people in China last year, and another 48,000 new infections from the HIV virus were discovered in the country, according to an official report on Saturday.
HIV & AIDS Jan 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Men with divorced parents are significantly more likely to suffer a stroke than men from intact families, shows a new study from the University of Toronto.
Health Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(HealthDay)—U.S. federal and state policies are at a "tipping point" in terms of winning the war against smoking, according to an American Lung Association report.
Addiction Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(HealthDay)— New guidelines issued by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Thursday may reduce the number of people who need to take blood pressure medications, and they may help more people get insurance ...
Diabetes Dec 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—Cash-strapped Americans often skip doses of pricey prescription drugs or take less than was prescribed by their doctor, new research shows.
Health Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Johns Hopkins infectious disease experts say the medical benefits for male circumcision are clear and that efforts in an increasing number of states (currently 18) to not provide Medicaid insurance coverage for male circumcision, ...
Health Oct 04, 2011 | 2 / 5 (4) | 2
When patients with diabetes experience interruptions in health - insurance coverage, they are less likely to receive the screening tests and vaccines they need to protect their health. A new study finds that this is true ...
Health Jan 04, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Newly diagnosed cancer patients frequently face hurdles in obtaining an appointment for care with an oncologist, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennnsylvania that will ...
Cancer Jun 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Even when covered by health insurance, cancer patients face mounting out-of-pocket expenses that force some to avoid filling prescriptions, skip doctor appointments, and scale back on food and other necessities.
Cancer Jun 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0