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(HealthDay) -- As the first major heat wave of the summer engulfs the continental United States, health experts are urging people to take special precautions when dealing with scorching temperatures and oppressive ...
Health Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The rapid growth of Internet commerce has led to an explosion of counterfeit drugs sold around the world, with China the biggest source of fake medicines, pharmaceutical experts said Thursday.
Medications Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A soda war fizzed in New York on Tuesday as the city health department began to consider a proposal by health-conscious Mayor Michael Bloomberg to ban super-sized soft drinks.
Health Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Diesel exhaust causes cancer, the World Health Organization's cancer agency declared Tuesday, a ruling it said could make exhaust as important a public health threat as secondhand smoke.
Cancer Jun 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (9) | 4
Health experts agree that reducing the stigma associated with adolescent mental illness is an essential step toward increasing the number of teenagers who seek the help they need.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Better care has cut the number of women dying in pregnancy and childbirth by nearly half in the past two decades, but there is still a death every two minutes, according to UN figures released Wednesday.
Health May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The expert working group advising WHO on research and development has recommended the May 2012 World Health Assembly adopt an international convention on research and development (R&D) that will bind member states to action ...
Health May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
India's Health Ministry said Friday it had set up an expert panel to review the operations of its drug regulatory agency, accused of colluding with pharmaceutical firms to approve drugs without trials.
Medications May 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
India's Health Ministry said Thursday it was examining charges that the government's top drug regulatory agency had colluded with pharmaceutical firms to approve drugs without proper clinical trials.
Medications May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Two-thirds of American adults are too fat, and a major overhaul of US policies -- from schools to restaurants to urban planning -- is needed to stem the epidemic, medical experts said Tuesday.
Health May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 3
What do hospitals charge to remove an appendix? The startling answer is that it could be the same as the price of a refrigerator - or a house.
Health Apr 23, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- Vietnam has asked international health experts to help investigate a mystery illness that has killed 19 people and sickened 171 others in an impoverished district in central Vietnam, an official said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
April Dunlap was 17 and weighed 165 pounds when she began a diet and exercise regimen. After three months, the 5-foot-5 teen had lost the 20 pounds she had hoped to shed. But she kept going. "It was like a drug," she said. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Early symptoms of major mental illness can be subtle personality changes. Therefore, initial warning signs can often be missed, or even ignored due to conventional wisdom that suggests it's better to wait for true behavioral ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Health experts have warned parents of children with asthma to take the condition more seriously as new data reveals that in recent years asthma-related deaths among people under 15 have increased for the first ...
Inflammatory disorders Apr 05, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0