News tagged with health data
In recent years, healthy people have been bombarded by stories in the media and on health websites warning about the dangers of too-low vitamin D levels, and urging high doses of supplements to protect against everything ...
Health May 01, 2013 | 3 / 5 (4) | 3
More than 20 percent of American adults took at least one drug for conditions like anxiety and depression in 2010, according to an analysis of prescription data, including more than one in four women.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
In the fierce national debate over a new federal law that requires all Americans to have health insurance, it's widely assumed that private health insurance can do a better job than the public insurance funded by the U.S. ...
Health Dec 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Brooding in your apartment on Saturday afternoon? A new smart phone intuits when you're depressed and will nudge you to call or go out with friends.
Medical research Feb 07, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—Following the tragic shooting on Dec. 14 in Newtown, Conn., measures should be implemented to prevent further gun-related injuries, according to a perspective piece published online Dec. 28 ...
Health Jan 04, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 31
(HealthDay)—Over the past 30 years in Denmark, mortality from ulcerative colitis (UC) has decreased, but mortality from Crohn's disease (CD) has remained persistently higher than the general population, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 21, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Ethnic differences in appointment keeping may be an important factor in poor health outcomes among some minority patients with diabetes, according to a new study.
Health Oct 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- Regulators on Friday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s drug Eylea, an injection designed to treat a common cause of blindness in older people.
Medications Nov 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 5
Estimates of malaria incidence derived from routine surveillance data suggest that 225 million episodes of malaria occurred worldwide in 2009. This estimate is lower than other published figures, such as those from the Malaria ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A universal method of identifying medical test results and other clinical measurements is essential for health information exchange, which requires a common terminology to ensure that medical data can be recorded, transferred ...
Health Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- More and more U.S. adults are being told by their doctor to get out and exercise, according to government survey released Thursday.
Health Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- Years after Jacques Roy started filing paperwork that would have made his practice the busiest Medicare provider in the U.S., authorities say they've found most of his work was a lie.
Health Feb 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A unique data resource of the health and lifestyles of half a million Britons - including 26 000 people with diabetes and 50 000 with joint disorders, 41 000 teetotallers, and 11 000 ...
Medical research Mar 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Flying high, or down in the dumps—individuals suffering from bipolar disorder alternate between depressive and manic episodes. Researchers from the University of Bonn and the Central Institute of Mental Health in Mannheim ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Previously existing ideas on how advanced maternal age affects adult health of children have to be reconsidered. It had been thought that mothers delivering later in life have children ...
Health Sep 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |