Gains in life expectancy across Europe could be reversed if cash-strapped governments cut health budgets, the World Health Organisation warned in a report on Wednesday.
Health Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers are exploring the dynamics of plague in the wild in Kazakhstan to understand where it is and what is happening when it seems to disappear. The aim is to develop a cost-effective and accurate early ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Certain types of routes carry much lower risk of injury for cyclists, according to a new University of British Columbia study on the eve of Vancouver's Bike to Work Week.
Health Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Nordic walking enables heart failure patients to exercise more intensely than walking without poles.
Cardiology May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The EU's food safety agency on Tuesday launched a public consultation on its draft scientific opinion regarding the safety of the artificial sweetener aspartame.
Health Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Cocaine use in several Swiss cities is among the highest in Europe, researchers said on Monday.
Addiction Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Heterosexual men make up a small but growing number of people infected with HIV in Canada. Yet a new study has found that many of them feel existing HIV-related programs and services don't meet their needs and are geared ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The U.S. had the second-lowest proportion of students who used tobacco and alcohol compared to their counterparts in 36 European countries, a new report indicates.
Health Jun 01, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Of 63,942 new cases of cutaneous melanoma (a form of skin cancer) diagnosed each year in Europe an estimated 3,438 (5.4%) are related to sunbed use. Sunbed users are at a 20% increased relative risk of skin cancer compared ...
Cancer Jul 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP) -- Health officials have confirmed the first American death tied to the food-poisoning outbreak in Europe.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Europe's top drug regulator has recommended approval for the first vaccine against meningitis B, made by Novartis AG.
Medications Nov 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Alcohol abuse is responsible for around a quarter of the 30,000 people who die in road accidents across the European Union every year, the bloc's drugs agency said in a report published on Friday.
Health Dec 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Chewing the natural stimulant khat increases the risk of death and stroke in patients with heart disease compared to those who are not users, according to new research in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Dec 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
European regulators have approved a crucial new anticlotting drug, Eliquis, for preventing strokes and dangerous clots in the circulatory system.
Medications Nov 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Initially the occurrence of progressive retinal degeneration - progressive retinal atrophy, in man called retinitis pigmentosa - had been identified in Schapendoes dogs. Retinitis pigmentosa is the most common hereditary ...
Ophthalmology Jun 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0