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Lyme disease is the most commonly reported vector-borne disease in the United States, with the majority of cases occurring in the Northeast. It has been three decades since the agent of the disease, the spirochete Borrelia bu ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 04, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1
Women who want to reduce their risk of breast cancer may have heard they should avoid exposure to industrial chemicals but scientific evidence has so far not proven a direct link, said a US group Wednesday.
Cancer Dec 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Levels of health disparity have increased substantially for people born in the United States after 1980, according to new research.
Health Dec 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Few patients in Canada undergo breast reconstruction after mastectomy, despite its safety as a procedure and the positive psychological benefits, states a review article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Cancer Nov 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The stroke rate among Manitoba Metis is nearly 25 percent higher than for other Manitobans, according to a study by the University of Manitoba and the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) presented today at the Canadian Stroke ...
Health Oct 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Drinking can be influenced by both personal and societal factors, including economic fluctuations, political instability, and social norms. These factors, in turn, can vary among countries and time periods, leading to different ...
Health Sep 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
European women live longer than men, because of both biological and behavioural advantages, but women's longer lives are not necessarily healthy lives. Studies commented on by Dr Vannuzzo at the ESC Congress 2011, show that ...
Health Aug 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
In spite of an increased attention to gender differences in treatment of myocardial infarctions, focus on adherence to guidelines and a change in predominant therapy, the gender difference in treatment and mortality regarding ...
Cardiology Aug 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
Students who leave school without any qualifications can expect to suffer from poorer health and greater risk of heart disease than those with some qualifications, according to new research.
Health Jul 07, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 1
Heart disease can sneak up on women in ways that standard cardiac tests can miss. It's part of a puzzling gender gap: Women tend to have different heart attack symptoms than men. They're more likely to die in the year after ...
Cardiology Jul 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Junior doctors have no idea what they should be doing when a major incident, such as a terrorist attack or transport disaster, occurs, reveals research published in the online journal BMJ Open.
Health Jun 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Up to 3.6 million lives could be saved every year if midwifery services were upgraded in 58 developing countries by 2015, according to a major new report released by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in partnership ...
Health Jun 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new study from Rhode Island Hospital shows that a large proportion of victims of community violence treated in its emergency department are female. Injured adolescent females are more likely than males to be injured by ...
Health Jun 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Income is a pivotal factor in whether a patient without common symptoms of celiac disease is accurately diagnosed with the digestive condition, according to a new study from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, ...
Cardiology May 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1