News tagged with lab tests
(AP)—Alabama health officials say a mysterious respiratory illness has left five people hospitalized and two dead in the southeastern part of the state.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Research at Johns Hopkins suggests that if hospitals would show physicians the price of some diagnostic laboratory tests at the time the tests are ordered, doctors would order substantially fewer of them or search for lower-priced ...
Health Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Pour on the olive oil, preferably over fish and vegetables: One of the longest and most scientific tests of a Mediterranean diet suggests this style of eating can cut the chance of suffering heart-related ...
Cardiology Feb 25, 2013 | 4.1 / 5 (9) | 4
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Iowa have found that three volunteer women with defective amygdalas were able to experience internal fear. In their paper published in the journal Nature Ne ...
Neuroscience Feb 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2 |
An outbreak of vomiting and diarrhea has sickened more than 400 vacationers and crew members aboard two Christmas-time cruises in the Caribbean, the CDC said Saturday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A simple formula can predict at birth a baby's likelihood of becoming obese in childhood, according to a study published today in the open access journal PLOS ONE.
Overweight and Obesity Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Lab tests have found bacteria in two other medical products made by the Massachusetts-based specialty pharmacy at the center of an ongoing fungal meningitis outbreak, U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Screening practices for multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) in intensive care units (ICUs) vary widely from hospital to hospital, according to a new study by researchers at Columbia University School of Nursing and published ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) A deadly form of a common childhood illness has been linked to the mysterious child deaths in Cambodia that sparked alarm after a cause could not immediately be determined, health officials said ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Newer blood-thinning drugs sometimes have one drawback: In cases where they trigger bleeding, their effects can be tough to reverse compared to the standard anticoagulant, warfarin.
Medications Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
An omega-3 fatty acid found in fish, known as DHA, prevented age-related vision loss in lab tests, demonstrates recently published medical research from the University of Alberta.
Ophthalmology May 30, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have identified an agent that in lab tests protected the skin and lungs from fibrosis, a process that can ultimately end in organ failure and even death because ...
Medical research May 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Africa's deadliest malaria parasite has shown resistance in lab tests to one of the most powerful drugs on the market -- a warning of possible resistance to follow in patients, scientists said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Later this month, India will be removed from a dwindling list of countries where polio is considered endemic, a huge achievement made possible by people like Madara, a 76-year-old street hawker.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
With no lab tests to guide the clinician, psychiatric diagnostics is challenging and controversial. Antisocial personality disorder is defined as "a pervasive pattern of disregard for, and violation of, the rights of others ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0