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(Medical Xpress) -- As the most common and deadliest form of cancer, lung cancer kills 1.4 million people per year worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. While current treatments may improve the survival rate ...
Cancer Sep 08, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (40) | 20 |
There's no evidence a new bird flu strain is spreading easily among people in China even though some of those sickened were close to patients with the virus, the World Health Organization said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Two Shanghai men have died from a lesser-known type of bird flu in the first known human deaths from the strain, and Chinese authorities said Sunday that it wasn't clear how they were infected, but that there was no evidence ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 31, 2013 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Dietary advice about fats and the risk of heart disease is called into question in BMJ today as a clinical trial shows that replacing saturated animal fats with omega-6 polyunsaturated vegetable fats is linked to an increa ...
Cardiology Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
International scientists who last year halted controversial research with the deadly bird flu say they are resuming their work as countries adopt new rules to ensure safety.
Medical research Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Stanford University School of Medicine investigators have found that for people harboring a genetic predisposition that is prevalent among Americans, beta carotene, which the body converts to a close cousin of vitamin A, ...
Diabetes Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A study estimating the death rate from heart and circulatory disease in each electoral ward in England has found that despite considerable improvements since the 1980s, the difference between the wealthiest and poorest communities ...
Cardiology Nov 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A pharmacy tied to a meningitis outbreak repeatedly found bacteria and mold in its facility long before shipping tainted drugs to patients, US officials said Friday as the death toll rose to 25.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers have identified a new means to eradicate malaria infections by rapidly killing the blood-borne Plasmodium parasites that cause the disease.
Medical research Oct 25, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Global health officials are closely monitoring a new respiratory virus related to SARS that is believed to have killed at least one person in Saudi Arabia and left a Qatari citizen in critical condition in London.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Biologists in Canada have made a medical enzyme using genetically-engineered corn, a feat that could one day slash the cost of treating a life-threatening inherited disease, a journal reported on Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
US health researchers said Thursday that they have documented lead poisoning risks among pregnant women who took Ayurvedic medicine and issued a new warning on the safety of traditional pills.
Health Aug 23, 2012 | 2 / 5 (2) | 1
(HealthDay) -- U.S. health authorities on Thursday reported a large jump in the number of H3N2 "swine" flu cases in humans.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- With options shrinking to a single antibiotic that can fight resistant strains of gonorrhea, U.S. health authorities issued revised guidelines for treating the sexually transmitted bacteria ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Despite dramatic progress in reducing Americans' exposure to lead over the past 25 years, a growing body of research finds that children and adults still face health risks from even very low levels of the toxic metal in their ...
Health Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0