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UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are looking into the widespread implementation of computed-tomography (CT) scanning for the early detection of lung cancer in a public heath setting, asking two key questions: Without ...
Cancer Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SJIA) has long been considered a therapeutic orphan. Until now, the principal effective treatment has been high-dose steroids (prednisone) which are accompanied by several serious side ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People experiencing chronic shortness of breath may soon have a new way to help alleviate their discomfort, according to a Penn State College of Medicine pulmonology researcher.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For patients with moderate-to-severe hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), a chronic skin disease characterized by painful abscesses, nodules, and draining fistulas in the axilla and groin, treatment ...
Inflammatory disorders Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For some people with diabetes, there may be such a thing as too much care.
Diabetes Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Fears that patients are being forced out of hospitals dangerously early may be unfounded, researchers report.
Health Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have taken another step toward better understanding the metabolic functions of obesity and its connection to type 2 diabetes.
Medical research Dec 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Following BRCA testing, many women who are non-BRCA carriers undergo risk-reducing procedures and additional ovarian cancer screenings, despite limited data to determine the effectiveness of these interventions among the ...
Cancer Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Primary-care doctors should offer children and teens counseling and educational programs to prevent them from smoking, according to new recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services ...
Addiction Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Physicians associated with "patient philanthropy" – financial donations from grateful patients to a medical institution – are concerned with how these contributions might affect their own behavior and attitudes, and how ...
Other Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research suggests that making prescription refills more affordable and easier to get may reduce disparities among hypertension patients.
Health Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Efforts to help overweight patients avoid diabetes through lifestyle changes need not rely on intensive, one-on-one focused programs, a new clinical study from the Stanford University School of Medicine and the Palo Alto ...
Diabetes Dec 10, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Using a mobile app that tracks eating and activity helped people lose an average of 15 pounds and keep it off for at least a year, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Health Dec 10, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 2 |
A new study led by researchers at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) shows that preparing older acute myeloid ...
Cancer Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Changes in size on sequential low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screenings, expressed as volume doubling time (VDT), indicate that about 25 percent of progressive lung cancers are slow growing ...
Cancer Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0