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(HealthDay) -- If current trends continue, health insurance premiums will surpass the median U.S. household income in 2033, a new study says.
Health Mar 12, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (15) | 14 |
A team of Weizmann Institute scientists has turned the tables on an autoimmune disease. In such diseases, including Crohn's and rheumatoid arthritis, the immune system mistakenly attacks the body's tissues. But the scientists ...
Immunology Dec 25, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (8) | 0 |
Obesity appears to significantly increase the risk of death tied to sleeping pills, nearly doubling the rate of mortality even among those prescribed 18 or fewer pills in a year, researchers reported Friday.
Sleep apnea Mar 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
Researchers have identified a mysterious new disease that has left scores of people in Asia and some in the United States with AIDS-like symptoms even though they are not infected with HIV.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2
For more than 100,000 area women, chronic vulvar pain (pain at the opening to the vagina) is so severe it makes intercourse, and sometimes sitting for long periods of time, painful, if not impossible.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 4
Previous studies have documented that women with disabilities are more likely to be sexually assaulted than women without disabilities. A new study published online today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine is the ...
Health Oct 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Terry Dyroff's PSA blood test led to a prostate biopsy that didn't find cancer but gave him a life-threatening infection.
Cancer Oct 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP) -- Medical student Gregory Shumer studied the electronic health record and scooted his laptop closer to the diabetic grandfather sitting on his exam table. "You can see," he pointed at the screen - weight, ...
Health Mar 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Chemical intolerance contributes to the illnesses of 1 in 5 patients but the condition seldom figures in their diagnosis, according to clinical research directed by a UT Medicine San Antonio physician.
Health Jul 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Americans are in worse health, die earlier and suffer from more disease than residents of other wealthy nations, according to a new study out Wednesday.
Health Jan 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—The baby boom is turning out to be a health bust. Despite growing up at a time of great innovation in health care, the 78 million people born in the United States between 1946 and 1964 aren't ...
Health Feb 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Mutations in a gene involved in bone development appear to cause certain severe forms of bone loss, a finding that could lead to new therapies for the common bone-thinning disorder osteoporosis, ...
Genetics May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—Injections of a sugar solution appear to help relieve knee pain and stiffness related to osteoarthritis, a new study suggests.
Arthritis & Rheumatism May 21, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
When patients with diabetes experience interruptions in health - insurance coverage, they are less likely to receive the screening tests and vaccines they need to protect their health. A new study finds that this is true ...
Health Jan 04, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
New research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center finds that suicide, while strongly associated with psychiatric conditions, also correlates with environmental pollution.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 13, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1