News tagged with health interventions
A novel study shows women who undergo surgical treatment for endometriosis have a lower risk of developing ovarian cancer. According to results published in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, a journal of the ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The decision to perform an invasive procedure to open clogged arteries in the heart instead of first trying medication and lifestyle changes may not reduce a patient's risk of death or of a major cardiac ...
Cardiology Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Showing young people computer-generated images illustrating the effects of smoking on their appearance later in life may encourage them to quit, a new study has found.
Health Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Single-level instrumented anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) is durable and cost-effective after five years of follow-up, according to a study published in the March 15 issue of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A team of scientists from the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) has developed a novel method to accurately predict dengue fever outbreaks several weeks before they occur.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The American Heart Association has released new recommendations for policy makers and public health providers to combat heart disease and stroke on a local level.
Cardiology Mar 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Seventy-five percent of the world's population consumes nearly twice the daily recommended amount of sodium (salt), according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism ...
Cardiology Mar 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Homeless people and their health care providers need to know more about traumatic brain injuries to help prevent and treat such injuries, a new study has found.
Health Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Does a common test of blood pressure in the ankle help gauge heart disease risk for adults without any symptoms? A new government-appointed panel says there's just not enough evidence to say ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study by researchers at King's College London highlights a link between lifelong exercise and improved brain function in later life.
Health Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (7) | 4 |
Many Canadians are concerned about dietary sodium and welcome government intervention to reduce sodium intake through a variety of measures, including lowering sodium in food, and education and awareness, according to a national ...
Health Mar 13, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Duration of breastfeeding during infancy does not reduce a child's risk of being overweight, obese, study reports
In research that included nearly 14,000 healthy infants in Belarus, an intervention that succeeded in improving the duration and exclusivity of breastfeeding during infancy did not result in a lower risk of overweight or ...
Health Mar 12, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
For at-risk patients, a simple screening and management program can be effective in preventing heart failure, according to research presented today at the American College of Cardiology's 62nd Annual Scientific Session.
Cardiology Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have a significantly higher risk of developing insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome, placing them at greater risk for heart disease and diabetes, according ...
Cardiology Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Latina women in a diabetes-prevention program show fewer signs of depression during pregnancy and in early postpartum, a University of Michigan study indicates.
Health Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0