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Although most survivors of melanoma take precautions to protect their skin from the sun and further occurrences of cancer, data presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2013, held in Washington, D.C., April 6-10, revealed that ...
Cancer Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Older adults who are subject to elder abuse, neglect and exploitation face a greater risk of being hospitalized than other seniors, according to the results of a study published in the April 8 issue of JAMA Internal Medicine.
Health Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study found that higher levels of mercury exposure in young adults increased their risks for type 2 diabetes later in life by 65 percent. The study, led by Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington epidemiologist ...
Diabetes Apr 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
One of the most controversial topics in neurology today is the prevalence of serious permanent brain damage after traumatic brain injury (TBI). Long-term studies and a search for genetic risk factors are required in order ...
Neuroscience Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
US health authorities are liaising with domestic and international partners to develop a vaccine for the H7N9 bird flu virus that has killed five people in China.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A Deakin University study has found that the rate of morbid obesity in women increased by almost 70 per cent over a 10 year period.
Overweight and Obesity Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Depression, anxiety, and smoking are associated with lower bone mineral density (BMD) in adults, but these factors have not previously been studied during adolescence, when more than 50% of bone accrual occurs. This longitudinal ...
Health Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
U.S. adolescents' high levels of poor health behaviors and unfavorable cardiovascular risk factors may increase their chances of heart disease as adults, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal ...
Cardiology Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Self-management interventions delivered by computer and mobile phone currently provide limited benefits for people with diabetes, according to a systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. Although computer and mo ...
Diabetes Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The nation's leading group of financial risk analysts says medical claims costs—the biggest driver of insurance premiums—will jump an average 32 percent for individual policies under President Barack Obama's health ...
Health Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Depression may inhibit the anti-inflammatory effects typically associated with physical activity and light-to-moderate alcohol consumption, according to researchers at Duke Medicine.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 26, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Working during pregnancy does not increase a woman's risk of having a preterm or low birth-weight baby, a new study found.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 25, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Elderly people who are socially isolated and lonely may be at greater risk of early death, British researchers report.
Health Mar 25, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Women reaching the age of 40 tend to be less vigilant about birth control because they think the risk of pregnancy is low – or that birth control can cause health problems - but a review of the evidence by a team that includes ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The United Nations launched a campaign Friday to lift a deadly taboo on talking about toilets and to turn the world into an "open defecation-free zone."
Health Mar 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0