The death toll from a meningitis outbreak linked to tainted drugs rose to 30 as the number of cases climbed to a whopping 419, US health officials said Monday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Although safe and well tolerated, the experimental small molecule latrepirdine does not improve cognition after six months of treatment in patients with mild-to-moderate Huntington's disease ...
Neuroscience Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study suggests that increasing the amount of sleep that adults get could lead to reduced food intake, but the hormonal process differs between men and women.
Health Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
By decoding the genomes of more than 1,000 people whose homelands stretch from Africa and Asia to Europe and the Americas, scientists have compiled the largest and most detailed catalog yet of human genetic ...
Genetics Oct 31, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Millions of people with "wet" macular degeneration are prescribed a class of medication known as anti-VEGF drugs. But now scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found that a drastic reduction of VEGF activity ...
Cancer Oct 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
US officials revoked the license Wednesday of a Massachusetts pharmacy cited for significant sanitary violations as the toll from a meningitis outbreak tied to its tainted drugs rose to 24.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Joint research between the University of Michigan and the Argentina-based National Council of Science and Technology (CONICET) has shed light on one of the most frustrating mysteries of weight loss – why the weight inevitably ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
It turns out the muscle cells on the outside of blood vessels have been wrongly accused for instigating lung disease. New research shows that while these muscle cells are responsible for constricting or dilating the blood ...
Medical research Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP)—Massachusetts state officials investigating a pharmacy linked to a deadly outbreak of meningitis said Tuesday they found shoddy sterilization practices and unclean conditions there, including debris-covered floor mats ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Child sexual abuse is committed by strangers more than one-quarter of the time. Researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden reviewed the records of 196 men who had been convicted of child sexual abuse ...
Health Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Criminal investigators from the Food and Drug Administration have visited a Massachusetts company whose steroid medication has been linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—At the main campus of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, dozens of people are working day and night to bring a meningitis outbreak under control.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cigarette smoking is a well-known risk factor for a wide-range of diseases. Now, scientists have evidence that smoking may also increase the risk of age-related cataract, the leading cause of blindness and vision loss in ...
Ophthalmology Oct 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(HealthDay)—A significant number of hospitalized children have moderate to severe pain, a new study finds.
Health Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says the specialty pharmacy linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak may have misled regulators and done work beyond the scope of its state license.
Medications Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0