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(Medical Xpress)—Children taking central nervous system stimulants such as Adderall and Ritalin do not face an increased risk of serious heart conditions during treatment, according to a new University of Florida study ...
Attention deficit disorders Nov 01, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Medications used to treat hypertension, diabetes and skin conditions could be doubling as treatments for Alzheimer's within 10 years according to researchers. A groundbreaking new study ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP)—The warden of the prison where Ohio puts inmates to death says the state's execution table can easily hold a 400-pound (181-kilogram) condemned inmate who has argued he is so big it might collapse.
Other Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Postmenopausal women should not use hormone replacement therapy to prevent chronic medical conditions such as heart disease, according to updated recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 22, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
The number of patients dying from upper gastrointestinal bleeding has decreased over the past two decades, a result researchers attribute to the advances in medical and endoscopic therapies introduced over the past 20 years, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study suggests that when prescribed by physicians in routine practice and used appropriately by patients, treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) could reduce blood pressure in men with hypertension.
Sleep apnea Oct 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Hong Kong authorities said one woman has died and three others have been hospitalized after undergoing a beauty treatment involving blood transfusions.
Health Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The first network of its kind endorsing an integrative approach to the treatment of mental health has been launched as part of World Mental Health Week
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An SGH study has revealed that considering all osteoporotic patients as having simple osteoporosis and treating all of them alike by putting them on potent long term medication without finding out the cause of their osteoporosis ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New clinical guidelines need to be developed to help doctors provide better care for people with more than one chronic illness, according to a research team led by the University of Dundee.
Other Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Mandatory physician reporting of patients who may be medically unfit to drive led to a substantial decrease in serious road crashes, according to a new study from the School of Medicine and the University ...
Health Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A medical record review study of 97 patients with the fatal, degenerative brain disorder sporadic Jakob-Creutzfeldt disease (sCJD) suggests that a correct diagnosis of the disease was often delayed by a variety of misdiagnoses, ...
Neuroscience Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—In a truly odd study undertaken by a group of OB/GYN researchers in Italy, volunteer women were judged to determine if a medical condition known as endometriosis causes those afflicted to ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Sep 24, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (10) | 5 |
(Medical Xpress)—Headache? Back pain? At the first sign of pain, you might reach for a pain-relieving medicine to sooth your bodily woes.
Medications Sep 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
For two decades, asthma treatment for millions of people with a milder form of the disease has consisted of daily inhaled steroid medicine to reduce inflammation. Now, a new study has found that asthmatics who take the low-dose ...
Inflammatory disorders Sep 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |