(AP) -- Polish health authorities have ordered the withdrawal from the market of more than 230,000 kilograms (500,000 pounds) of pickles, bread and other food suspected of containing industrial salt, the latest development ...
Health Mar 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- For office-based physicians, electronic access to patient imaging and laboratory test results does not decrease -- and may actually increase -- the number of diagnostic tests ordered, according ...
Health Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A 12-year-old boy on the Indonesian resort island of Bali has died from bird flu, the fourth human death from the virus this year, an official said Saturday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists have developed a unique compound that in laboratory tests blocks inflammation-causing molecules in blood cells known to fuel ailments like cancer and cardiovascular disease without causing harmful toxicity.
Medical research Feb 23, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
In the world of bioinformatics, the rush is on to extract gold from a data mine.
Other Feb 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Genetic regulation of metabolomic biomarkers -- paths to cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes
In a study to the genetic variance of human metabolism, researchers have identified thirty one regions of the genome that were associated with levels of circulating metabolites, i.e., small molecules that ...
Diabetes Jan 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have developed a new laboratory test that can rapidly identify the bacterium responsible for staph infections. ...
Medical research Jan 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A universal method of identifying medical test results and other clinical measurements is essential for health information exchange, which requires a common terminology to ensure that medical data can be recorded, transferred ...
Health Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
When diagnosing and treating patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), clinical research focuses primarily on the joints in the upper body. However, research carried out by rheumatologist Hetty Baan at the University of Twente ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Dec 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A cheaper laboratory test that helps guide anti-retroviral drug treatment for people with HIV/AIDS may be just as effective as a more sophisticated test, a group of international researchers has found ...
HIV & AIDS Dec 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In the fast-paced world of health care, doctors are often pressed for time during patient visits. Researchers at the University of Missouri developed a tool that allows doctors to view electronic information about patients' ...
Health Nov 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Pipe-in-pipe systems are now commonly used to distribute water in many homes. The inner pipe for drinking water is made of a plastic called cross-linked polyethylene (PEX). Are these pipes harmful to health and do they affect ...
Health Nov 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A botched vaccine intended to protect Paraguay's livestock against foot-and-mouth disease was responsible for transmitting the ailment to hundreds of animals that later had to be destroyed, the government said Tuesday.
Medications Nov 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists who developed a novel mouse model mimicking human preterm labor have described a molecular signaling pathway underlying preterm birth and targeted it to stop the problem.
Medical research Oct 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from the University of Reading have developed a new drug which could reduce the spread of deadly diseases such as Lassa Fever and Aseptic Meningitis.
Medical research Sep 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |