News tagged with medical advice
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers are looking at how smoke from bushfires may pose risks to some people's health.
Health Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
New research is challenging widely held beliefs about the dietary benefits of unsaturated fats, showing that some types long considered healthy, such as corn and safflower oil, may actually harm people with heart problems.
Health Feb 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
If you turn to Google before turning to a doctor when you're feeling icky, you're not alone.
Health Jan 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Health care practitioners now can access patients' data using electronic medical records, which often include information systems that assess individuals' medical histories and clinical research to facilitate doctors' diagnoses. ...
Health Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Inaccurate diagnoses of melanoma by smartphone apps could delay doctor visits, life-saving treatment
Smartphone applications that claim to evaluate a user's photographs of skin lesions for the likelihood of cancer instead returned highly variable and often inaccurate feedback, according to a study led by researchers at the ...
Cancer Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Workers on medical leave because of lower back pain are more likely to return to work if they receive reassurance and medical advice on how to stay active, according to a new study.
Health Aug 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Less than half of adolescents are advised by their pediatric health care provider to eat healthily and exercise more, but rates of counseling are higher among obese teens, according to a study ...
Pediatrics Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Ninety-six per cent of women who attended a preconception clinic before undergoing IVF had three or more lifestyle problems and risk factors, according to a study in the May issue of the Journal of Advanced Nursing.
Health Apr 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- There are ways in which patients who leave the hospital against medical advice wind up paying for that decision. Being saddled with the full cost of their hospital stay, however, is not one of them.
Health Feb 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday intervened for the first time in the roiling global scandal over faulty breast implants, urging women with the devices to seek medical advice if they have any concerns.
Other Jan 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Dutch health authorities on Wednesday recommended the removal of breast implants made by now-defunct French company PIP after conflicting reports about the product's safety.
Other Jan 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0