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On the same day that the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the national health care law, medical researchers from around the globe gathered at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT for the annual New England Tuberculosis ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Increasing the number of cups of caffeinated coffee you drink could lower your risk of developing the most common form of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma, according to a study published in Cancer Research, a jour ...
Cancer Jul 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- No drug treatments exist to treat sleep apnea, a disorder that affects more than 18 million Americans. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing are working to change that. ...
Sleep apnea Jun 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Nine out of 10 Californians under the age of 65 will be enrolled in health insurance programs as a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to a joint study by the UC Berkeley Center for Labor ...
Health Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
There is growing evidence of the need for a separate approach to men's and women's health, according to a men's health expert at the University of Adelaide.
Health Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In order to secure his sweeping 2010 health care reforms, US President Barack Obama's staff oversaw an unusually close collaboration with the pharmaceutical industry, documents show.
Other Jun 10, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Eleven integrated health systems, with more than 16 million members, have combined de-identified data from their electronic health records to form the largest, most comprehensive private-sector diabetes registry in the nation.
Diabetes Jun 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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
Studies have found that police demonstrated considerable resilience to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) compared to other disaster workers after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center (WTC). ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Common respiratory measurements are not effective in determining which asthma patients are able to significantly decrease their use of inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) medications without risk of flare-ups or exacerbations, according ...
Immunology May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the Macmillan Survivorship Research Group (MSRG), at the University of Southampton, have developed the first study of its kind looking at the experiences and needs of people after primary treatment of colorectal ...
Cancer May 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An international treaty is a promising tool for improving the coherence, fairness, efficiency, and sustainability of the global health research and development system according to international experts writing in this week's ...
Medical research May 15, 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
Compounds found in curry are being investigated as a way of improving drug response in patients with advanced bowel cancer in a new study launched today (Monday).
Cancer May 07, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists at Duke University Medical Center have shown the ability to turn scar tissue that forms after a heart attack into heart muscle cells using a new process that eliminates the need for stem cell transplant.
Cardiology Apr 26, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (10) | 2 |