News tagged with medical experts
Half of the benefit of taking sleeping pills comes from the placebo effect, according to a major new study published in the British Medical Journal.
Medications Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(AP) -- A prominent bioethicist has offered $10,000 to charity if Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann can prove her claim that a vaccination caused mental retardation.
Other Sep 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
The recommended dietary allowance, or RDA, of vitamin C is less than half what it should be, scientists argue in a recent report, because medical experts insist on evaluating this natural, but critical nutrient ...
Health Jul 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Scores of women were dumped unconscious in a field after a mass sterilisation in eastern India because there was no room in hospital for them to recuperate, medical officials said Thursday.
Health Feb 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(AP)—After the best-selling Irish novelist Josephine Hart died from ovarian cancer in 2011, her husband was so devastated he often went to her grave to have breakfast.
Other Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- People without a history of cardiovascular disease (such as heart attack or stroke) are unlikely to benefit from a regular dose of aspirin, given the associated risk of internal bleeding. ...
Medications Jan 16, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
It's not bird flu or SARS, and nor does it appear to be contagious, but little more is known about a mysterious disease that has killed dozens of Cambodian children, some within 24 hours of being hospitalised.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 08, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
Asylum-seekers as young as nine have attempted suicide in Australian immigration lock-ups, the top medical body said Monday, as it slammed detention of youngsters as akin to "child abuse".
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Federal health officials have approved the first vaccine that protects against four strains of the common flu, offering one additional layer of protection against the influenza virus that affects millions each year.
Medications Feb 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Doctors should avoid 90 medical procedures that are performed regularly but often cost too much or do little good, according to a new list of expert recommendations.
Health Feb 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
What do hospitals charge to remove an appendix? The startling answer is that it could be the same as the price of a refrigerator - or a house.
Health Apr 23, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Is there some secret that lets a human live past the age of 110? A research team collaborating with the University of Tokyo is betting it's in their genes.
Genetics Jun 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1