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The health of a caregiver is the most important predictor of orphan health, according to a new Duke University study that spans five less-wealthy nations in Africa and Asia. More important than an orphan's geographic location, ...
Health Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Perjeta (pertuzumab) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat people with HER2-positive late-stage breast cancer, the agency said in a news release.
Cancer Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Pneumonia and diarrhea are among the top causes of childhood deaths around the world, particularly among the poor, said a report out Friday by the UN Children's Fund.
Health Jun 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Consumption of probiotics (live microorganisms, which may occur naturally in foods such as yogurt, intended to confer a health benefit when consumed) is associated with a reduced risk of antibiotic-associated diarrhea, a ...
Medications May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Sigrun J. Hauge has studied the effect of the measures implemented on farms and in slaughterhouses. The aim of the project "Uncontaminated Carcasses" was to uncover data that would help to improve the hygienic ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
The common antibiotic, amoxicillin-clavulanate, may improve small bowel function in children experiencing motility disturbances, according to a study appearing in the June print edition of the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology an ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Commonly prescribed anti-depressants appear to be doing patients more harm than good, say researchers who have published a paper examining the impact of the medications on the entire body.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 24, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (19) | 10 |
A new study offers the first evidence of a drug capable of preventing lethal damage to the gastrointestinal (GI) tract caused by exposure to high levels of ionizing radiation, such as those occurring during a nuclear incident. ...
Medical research Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Omontys (peginesatide) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat anemia in adults who require dialysis due to chronic kidney disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- An activating mutation in GUCY2C, encoding guanylate cyclase C (GC-C), is thought to cause a novel familial diarrhea syndrome seen in a Norwegian family, according to a study published online ...
Genetics Mar 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When the intestines are not able to properly process our diet, a variety of disorders can develop, with chronic diarrhea as a common symptom. Chronic diarrhea can also be inherited, most commonly through conditions with genetic ...
Genetics Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The first generic versions of the once-monthly osteoporosis drug Boniva (ibandronate) have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Medications Mar 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Fecal transplantation through colonoscopy is an effective treatment for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), according to a new study in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Officials at George Washington University in Washington are alerting the campus that about 85 students have been sickened by the norovirus this week.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Federal regulators on Monday approved a pill that treats the most common type of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma.
Medications Jan 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0