News tagged with epidemiologists
A new study finds significant associations between antibodies for multiple oral bacteria and the risk of pancreatic cancer, adding support for the emerging idea that the ostensibly distant medical conditions ...
Cancer Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The drinking water at one-third of migrant farmworker camps in eastern North Carolina failed to meet state quality standards, according to a new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
Health Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In his 30-plus years as a doctor, Bruce Tempest had never seen anything like it.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1
Forgetfulness, lack of orientation, cognitive decline… about 700, 000 Germans suffer from Alzheimer's disease (AD). Now researchers from the University of Ulm, among them the Epidemiologist Professor Gabriele Nagel and ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Sep 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—When Sierra Jane Downing's fever shot up to 107 degrees and she suffered a seizure, her parents knew their 7-year-old daughter had more than the flu.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—An active lifestyle such as doing housework, brisk walking and gardening helps to reduce the chance of getting breast cancer, new research shows today.
Cancer Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have identified a way in which men can develop prostate cancer after contracting trichomoniasis, a curable but often overlooked sexually transmitted disease.
Cancer Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Vaccination against the hepatitis A virus (HAV) in children two years of age and younger remains effective for at least ten years, according to new research available in the August issue of Hepatology, a journal of the Am ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Prescribing calcium and vitamin D supplements for men at risk of bone loss from hormonal treatment for prostate cancer seems like good medicine.
Cancer Aug 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The journal Nature has begun publishing a series of commentary piece articles related to the sciences as they apply to the Olympics.
Genetics Jul 19, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 9 |
Higher levels of a certain fat in the blood called ceramides may increase a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to a study published in the July 18, 2012, online issue of Neurology.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Children who receive dental fillings made from the controversial plastics chemical bisphenol-A (BPA) could undergo small but long-term changes in their behavior, a new study suggests.
Pediatrics Jul 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new study suggests that higher blood pressure is associated with lower mortality in extremely frail, elderly adults.
Health Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Prenatal and early childhood exposure to the chemical solvent tetrachloroethylene (PCE) found in drinking water may be associated with long-term visual impairments, particularly in the area of color discrimination, a new ...
Health Jul 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- New research by medics at Trinity College Dublin suggests that folic acid plays a vital role in preventing a major birth defect. This is in addition to the established protection against neural birth defect ...
Health Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 1