News tagged with estimates
A decade after the start of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, studies have shown that the incidence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among troops is surprisingly low, and a Harvard researcher credits the drop, in ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 17, 2012 | 2.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
In the United States, the cost paid for statins (drugs to lower cholesterol) in people under the age of 65 who have private insurance continues to exceed comparable costs paid by the government in the United Kingdom (U.K.) ...
Medications Nov 01, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1
The American Cancer Society estimates that 44,000 new cases of pancreatic cancer will be diagnosed this year and that 37,000 people will die from the disease. These are not strong odds. A new drug, rigosertib, allows pancreatic ...
Cancer Mar 02, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Kew pharmacist, Melanie-Jayne Howes, has been collaborating in research and reviews assessing the role of natural products in the treatment and prevention of dementia.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 13, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
New research from Norris Cotton Cancer Center estimates, for the first time, the impact of an R rating for movie smoking. James Sargent, MD, co-director of the Cancer Control Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center, ...
Health Jul 09, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1 |
A new study published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Review reveals that young people do not possess the knowledge or skills required to adhere to government guidelines for responsible alcohol consumption. This article is par ...
Health Feb 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Increasing time spent outdoors may reduce the development or progression of myopia in children and adolescents, according to a study published online July 20 in Ophthalmology.
Ophthalmology Jul 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Antibiotic resistance "has the potential to undermine modern health systems," argue health economists Richard Smith and Joanna Coast on bmj.com today. They believe that an increase in resistant organisms coupled with a big ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The monetary cost of dementia in the United States ranges from $157 billion to $215 billion annually, making the disease more costly to the nation than either heart disease or cancer, according to a new RAND Corporation study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
It's lights out in Europe this weekend for old-style cigarettes that manufacturers haven't adapted to burn themselves out if left unattended.
Health Nov 14, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 1