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People with HIV are being hospitalized in Ontario significantly less often than they were 15 years ago when combination antiretroviral drug therapy (cART) was introduced, new research has found.
HIV & AIDS Dec 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
People over age 65 with high psychosocial distress face increased risk of stroke, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.
Cardiology Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research suggests that making prescription refills more affordable and easier to get may reduce disparities among hypertension patients.
Health Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Study suggests odds of visual field testing for glaucoma decreased most for Hispanics in past decade
The odds of individuals with open-angle glaucoma undergoing visual field testing decreased for all racial/ethnic groups from 2001 through 2009, but the odds decreased the most for Hispanic men and women in a study of enrollees ...
Ophthalmology Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A survey highlighting the correlation between today's cutting edge medical research and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding was released today at the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), ...
Other Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Emory researchers announced results of a new study that has proven successful in the prevention of depression in people diagnosed with epilepsy.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Women who have surgery for ovarian cancer have better outcomes if they are treated at high-volume hospitals, according to researchers at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University ...
Cancer Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Uninsured brain cancer patients may be more likely than insured to die after surgery to remove tumor
Uninsured patients who undergo surgery to remove a brain tumor could be twice as likely to die in the hospital as those who have the same operation but are privately insured, new Johns Hopkins research suggests. In teaching ...
Surgery Nov 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A program at Mayo Clinic using telemedicine technology is showing promise for patients with concussions in rural Arizona. A case study published in the December 2012 issue of Telemedicine and e-Health validates "teleconcussion" ...
Health Nov 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth and those questioning their sexuality are at significantly greater risk of truancy and of considering and attempting suicide than their heterosexual classmates ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Among patients with the most common form of kidney cancer, whites consistently have a survival advantage over blacks, regardless of patient and tumor characteristics or surgical treatment. That is the conclusion of a new ...
Cancer Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Mental health experts from Meharry Medical College School of Medicine have released the first comprehensive report on the correlation between the incarceration of African American males and substance abuse and other health ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Europeans spend much time with their grandchildren. And past 70, the grandfather takes the lead.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Three studies presented during the American Society of Nephrology's Annual Kidney Week provide new information related to kidney transplantation—specifically, the post-transplant health of kidney donors and the racial disparities ...
Other Nov 02, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Racial and ethnic disparities in breast tumor aggressiveness might be explained by social factors that influence the developing tumor and place those in disadvantaged groups at higher risk for aggressive breast cancer, according ...
Cancer Oct 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0