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(AP)—Health officials are set to draw blood from hundreds of Yosemite National Park employees as part of a research project that aims to help scientists better understand a potentially deadly virus carried by deer mice ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Doctors who have been on long term sick leave find it hard to return to work because they are overwhelmed with feelings of shame and failure, and fear the disapproval of colleagues, finds research published in the online ...
Health Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Two more drugs from a specialty pharmacy linked to a meningitis outbreak are now being investigated, U.S. health officials said, as they urged doctors to contact patients who got any kind of injection from the company.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The first network of its kind endorsing an integrative approach to the treatment of mental health has been launched as part of World Mental Health Week
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Health officials say the number of people sickened by a deadly meningitis outbreak has now reached 105 cases.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Combined results from two studies of an experimental Alzheimer's drug suggest it might modestly slow mental decline, especially in patients with mild disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Oct 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Veteran British scientist John Gurdon, who shared the Nobel Prize for medicine on Monday, is often described as the "godfather of cloning" for his work on stem cell research but was once told by his teacher not to pursue ...
Other Oct 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP)—As the tally from a deadly meningitis outbreak rose Friday, health officials identified the medical clinics across the country that received steroid shots for back pain now linked to the illnesses.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Of enzymes and aging: Tryptophan metabolism plays key role in aging and age-related neurological diseases
(Medical Xpress)—In the battle against aging and age-related neurological diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's, a key factor has long appeared to be the toxicity of proteins which tend to aggregate. ...
Medical research Oct 05, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (14) | 3 |
U.S. health officials ramped up warnings Thursday about a specialty pharmacy linked to a widening outbreak of a rare kind of meningitis, urging doctors and hospitals not to use any products from the company.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 04, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Custom-mixed medicines like the steroid shots suspected in a meningitis outbreak have long been a source of concern, and their use is far wider than many people realize.
Medications Oct 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Experiencing nausea, headaches or other side effects from prescriptions or over-the-counter medicines? Researchers say tweeting about it or posting your concerns online could one day help alert drug companies and federal ...
Medications Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Too often, newborns die of genetic diseases before doctors even know what is to blame. Now scientists have found a way to decode those babies' DNA in just days instead of weeks, moving gene-mapping closer to routine medical ...
Genetics Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Patients with access to notes written by their doctors feel more in control of their care and report a better understanding of their medical issues, improved recall of their care plan and being more likely to take their medications ...
Health Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Babies' non-verbal communication skills can help predict outcomes in children at high risk of developing autism
Approximately 19 percent of children with a sibling diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) will develop Autism due to shared genetic and environmental vulnerabilities, according to previous studies. For that reason, ...
Autism spectrum disorders Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |