News tagged with health concerns
(Medical Xpress)—A powerful new way of imaging kidneys is providing scientists with insights into the importance of the body's filtering system and how it is affected by cardiovascular disease, stroke and ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists have developed a global media surveillance system that enables them to look for, and systematically monitor, up-to-the-minute public concerns and rumors about vaccines originating from 144 countries.
Medications May 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A man who contracted a deadly new SARS-like virus after sharing a hospital ward with France's first victim was moved to intensive care on Sunday following a deterioration in his condition, hospital officials said.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 12, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Older adults represent an important and growing demographic in emergency departments (ED) across the country, with urinary tract infections (UTIs) being one of the leading causes for ED visits. In fact, UTIs, which can progress ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Severe and life-threatening complications in pregnancy can have a big impact on fathers as well as mothers. That's one of the key findings of work by Oxford University researchers who spoke to couples who ...
Health Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Silver tooth fillings have been placed in the mouths of Americans since before the Civil War, an inexpensive, durable and reliable material that helped form the foundation of modern dentistry.
Dentistry Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
In interviews with nearly 6,000 residents of five U.S. cities, African-Americans were more likely than other racial and ethnic groups to express an interest in participating in medical research, even if studies involved providing ...
Health Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Some 240,000 children have missed U.N.-backed vaccinations against polio because of security concerns in Pakistan's tribal regions bordering Afghanistan, a top official with the World Health Organization said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
There are good reasons why people may want to swap soy with dairy milk. The carbon, water and phosphate footprint of soy milk is a fraction of the latter. But the main reason for the increasing popularity ...
Health Mar 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Social media can be an effective tool for decreasing loneliness for older Australians according to new research conducted at the University of Sydney.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Pediatricians regularly dispense advice to parents of young children during well-child visits, but a new University of Michigan poll shows that many aren't following doctors' orders.
Pediatrics Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Cancer patients could be treated more effectively in future with tiny, sensory implants that will monitor tumours in real time and in great detail.
Cancer Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Sweden on Friday became the newest European country to be hit by a widening meat products scandal, as frozen-food company Findus said it was recalling beef lasagna meals there after tests confirmed the products ...
Health Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Specialists are more willing to see publicly insured children if they are referred from an emergency department, according to research published online Jan. 10 in the Annals of Emergency Me ...
Health Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—British and Irish burger fans could face a Whopper shortage. Burger King has stopped buying beef from an Irish meat processor whose patties were found to contain traces of horsemeat.
Health Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0