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(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
Homeless people and their health care providers need to know more about traumatic brain injuries to help prevent and treat such injuries, a new study has found.
Health Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Fat. Sugar. Salt. Americans have a love-hate relationship with these ingredients. We know we should consume them in moderation. After all, we've been told again and again that being overweight or obese can ...
Overweight and Obesity Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with diseases such as diabetes suffer from painful wounds that take a long time to heal, making them more susceptible to infections that could even lead to amputations. A*STAR's discovery paves the way for therapeutics ...
Medical research Mar 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Deep Brain Stimulation shows promise for patients with chronic, treatment resistant anorexia nervosa
In a world first, a team of researchers at the Krembil Neuroscience Centre and the University Health Network have shown that Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) in patients with chronic, severe and treatment-resistant Anorexia Nervosa ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Need another reason to dust off those running shoes in the back of the closet? It turns out that running longer distances actually decreases a person's risk of osteoarthritis and hip replacements, ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research from the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research has shown that children with an intellectual disability or autism are up to ten times more likely to be admitted to hospital than unaffected children.
Pediatrics Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Every one degree fall in outside air temperature during the winter corresponds to a drop in ambulance response time of more than 1 per cent, reveals research published online in Emergency Medicine Journal.
Health Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
One of the world's top medical journals has launched a campaign against overdiagnosis, where people are diagnosed with medical conditions they don't have and prescribed medicine they don't need.
Health Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Opioid analgesics are involved in the majority of pharmaceutical-related overdose deaths, frequently involving drugs prescribed for mental health conditions, according to a research letter published ...
Medications Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
China reported two human cases of bird flu in the southwestern city of Guiyang on Sunday, with both patients in a critical condition, the official Xinhua news agency said.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) is safe in seniors aged 90 years or older, according to a study published in the February issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Surgery Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Following hospitalization for heart attacks, heart failure, or pneumonia, patients are at high risk of being readmitted for a broad spectrum of medical conditions in the month following hospital discharge, research at Yale ...
Health Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Children who regularly see specialists for chronic medical conditions are also using complementary medicine at a high rate, demonstrates recently published research from the University of Alberta and the University of Ottawa.
Pediatrics Jan 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(HealthDay)—Hospital nurses with good work environments who are caring for fewer patients have significantly fewer elderly Medicare patients with heart failure, acute myocardial infarction (MI), and pneumonia ...
Health Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0