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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
Contraceptive use in Spain during the first sexual encounter is similar to other European countries. However, there are some geographical differences between Spanish regions: women in Murcia use contraceptives ...
Health May 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists from across Europe investigated the allergic potential of pollens from the three main triggers of hay fever in Europe: Birch, grass and olive. As the Hialine study researchers have found, the allergenicity ...
Immunology May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The United States spends more on health care than any other country, but those high costs may be paying off in cancer survival, a new report suggests.
Cancer Apr 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The results of two randomized trials indicate that among intensive care unit (ICU) patients receiving prolonged mechanical ventilation, use of the sedative dexmedetomidine was not inferior (outcome not worse than treatment ...
Other Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Adding another perspective to one of the most controversial and confounding issues in medicine, a new European study reports that men who received routine prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests ...
Cancer Mar 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A European Parliament event to discuss how EU legislation has negatively affected the treatment received by children and adolescents has marked International Childhood Cancer Day - 15th February.
Cancer Feb 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Smoking bans in public/workplaces don't drive smokers to light up more at home, suggests a study of four European countries with smoke free legislation, published online in Tobacco Control.
Health Feb 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
The management of tuberculosis cases in the European Union (EU) is not meeting international standards, according to new research.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Measles outbreaks in parts of Europe and Africa led to some 60,000 more cases worldwide in 2010 over the previous year, after nearly a decade of declines, US health authorities said on Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In recent years, the growing demand for organic food products has led to the faking of food and fraud. Headed by the Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, a European research project will now develop ...
Health Jan 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Despite the numerous medical advances that happen every day, the infant mortality rate in the United States is still higher than most European countries. While experts believe this is closely linked to the growing rate of ...
Other Dec 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A simple device that filters out airborne asthma triggers during sleep can ease persistent symptoms of the condition during the day and improve quality of life, suggests research published online in Thorax.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Research clearly shows a dose-response relationship between alcohol and health issues such as cirrhosis of the liver. More recent research has shown linkages between greater drinking and greater problems such as interpersonal ...
Health Oct 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Stockholm, Sweden: First results from an international comparison of the care of patients with rectal cancer have shown there are substantial differences in the use of chemotherapy and radiotherapy between European countries.
Cancer Sep 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0