News tagged with disease severity
(HealthDay)—The drug Byetta, approved for adults with type 2 diabetes, appears to help severely obese teens lose some weight, a small study found.
Pediatrics Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Two months ago, Gary Rager's girlfriend asked him to do the unthinkable. The 44-year-old woman, who has suffered disabling pain for the past three years, asked Rager if he would help her end her life.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In a genome-wide analysis of 13 metastatic prostate cancers, scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center found consistent epigenetic "signatures" across all metastatic tumors in each patient. The discovery of the ...
Cancer Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Infection control experts at The Johns Hopkins Hospital have found that a combination of robot-like devices that disperse a bleaching agent into the air and then detoxify the disinfecting chemical are highly effective at ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (10) | 4 |
Infants with severe lower respiratory tract infection caused by respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) may have a dysfunctional innate immune response that relates to the severity of their disease. These are the findings from ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Depressed older men are twice as likely as those not suffering depression to be admitted to hospital, according to a study published today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Reporting disease using mobiles and online systems is the next weapon against emerging infectious diseases, a new study suggests.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech have discovered how a common diarrhea-causing bacterium sends the body's natural defenses into overdrive, actually intensifying illness while fighting infection.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Groundbreaking efforts by PREDICT, a project led by the One Health Institute at the University of California, Davis, are highlighted today in the medical journal The Lancet as a model ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Immune globulin replacement began decades ago as a treatment for patients who could not make their own protective antibodies, but has proven to have much broader benefits than originally expected. With new uses regularly ...
Immunology Nov 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—There is increasing evidence that the small airways contribute significantly to the clinical expression and severity of asthma, according to research published online Nov. 9 in Allergy.
Immunology Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Rapid mutation has long been considered a key to viral adaptation to environmental change. But in the case of the coronavirus responsible for deadly severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), collaborating researchers at the ...
Medical research Nov 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The use of actigraphy to record movement as an objective surrogate for eczema activity is of limited use, according to a study published in the November issue of the British Journal of Dermatology.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Have you ever been "elbowed" by your bed partner because you were snoring? If yes, new research says you could have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
Sleep apnea Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has negative effects on sexual function in women, with depressive symptoms and disease severity linked to the degree of sexual dysfunction, according to a study published ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Oct 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0