News tagged with medical complications

New drug to tackle fat problems

Medical researchers at the University of Sheffield have defined the structure of a key part of the human obesity receptor- an essential factor in the regulation of body fat- which could help provide new treatments for the ...

Apr 27, 2012
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Preventing problems after cancer

Medical researchers at the University of Alberta are part of a national team that has one common vision—to prevent long-term complications from childhood cancer treatment.

Apr 12, 2012
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Fruit flies get kidney stones too

Kidney stones are agonising, and can lead to medical complications. There are many causes and types of stone, but the number of cases diagnosed is continuing to rise. Short term treatment, as anyone who has ...

Mar 23, 2012
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1,000 women a day die in childbirth, says MSF

About 1000 women die each day in childbirth or from preventable complications related to pregnancy, humanitarian group Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) said Thursday.

Mar 08, 2012
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Non-certified providers provide initial care in Bangladesh

(Medical Xpress) -- In rural Bangladesh, non-certified providers such as village doctors and untrained birth attendants are the first-line providers for women with severe obstetric complications, according to a new study ...

Jan 24, 2012
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