News tagged with expert panel
Diesel exhaust causes cancer, the World Health Organization's cancer agency declared Tuesday, a ruling it said could make exhaust as important a public health threat as secondhand smoke.
Cancer Jun 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (9) | 4
People 70 and older who eat food high in carbohydrates have nearly four times the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment, and the danger also rises with a diet heavy in sugar, Mayo Clinic researchers have found. Those ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
Alternative therapies such as aerobic exercise, resistance or strength training, and isometric hand grip exercises may help reduce your blood pressure, according to the American Heart Association.
Health Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Current Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) multiple procedure payment reduction (MPPR) policy overestimated the work efficiencies in physician services when same-session, multiple ...
Health Apr 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
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
(HealthDay)—Experts estimate that many tens of thousands of people in the United States die each year from medical errors, unproven treatments, bad diagnoses and preventable problems such as bedsores. Now, ...
Health Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A government advisory panel is considering whether the anthrax vaccine should be tested in children.
Medications Oct 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—All pregnant women should be vaccinated against pertussis, also known as whooping cough, preferably in their last trimester, a panel of U.S. advisers recommended Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The American Society of Clinical Oncology has issued updated recommendations for both the prevention and management of febrile episodes in neutropenic oncology outpatients; the recommendations ...
Cancer Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Men with a life expectancy of more than 10 years should talk with their doctor about getting a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test for prostate cancer, an expert panel recommends.
Cancer Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Every child should be tested for high cholesterol as early as age 9 - surprising new advice from a government panel that suggests screening kids in grade school for a problem more common in middle age.
Health Nov 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2
Most research into youth violence has sought to understand the risk factors that increase the likelihood of violence. Now, a federal panel has called for a new research approach to identify the protective factors that would ...
Health Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Individuals who do not obtain recommended intake levels of calcium through dietary sources can safely utilize calcium supplements to achieve optimal bone health, an expert panel concludes. These findings appear in the November ...
Health Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Beans, pulses and legumes can be classified as either vegetables or proteins under the new USDA dietary guidelines, giving them an important role in a person's daily diet, an expert panel said at the Institute of Food Technologists' ...
Health Apr 04, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
India's Health Ministry said Friday it had set up an expert panel to review the operations of its drug regulatory agency, accused of colluding with pharmaceutical firms to approve drugs without trials.
Medications May 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0