News tagged with medical journals
High blood levels of the serum C-peptide are linked to heart disease and death in people without diabetes, according to a large study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 15, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Doctors should be able to provide subsidised "prescriptions" for healthy food to people in remote Aboriginal communities, says an Indigenous nutrition expert.
Health Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Flu vaccines given to children should be more rigorously tested before before being allowed onto the market, researchers say, to prevent a repeat of the 2010 vaccine release, which caused a spate of high ...
Medications Apr 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Medical researchers urge vaccination this flu season as new research shows that hospital-acquired, or nosocomial, influenza is relatively uncommon, but can be severe.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Clinical pharmacologists at Heidelberg University Hospital have achieved major progress for improving the reliability of drugs. In a pharmacological study, they showed for the first time that interactions between drugs can ...
Medications Apr 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Systemic sclerosis, also known as scleroderma, is a rare autoimmune connective tissue disorder that's difficult to treat. However, thanks to new research at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Dartmouth's ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The economic crash in Cuba following the fall of the Soviet Union has provided researchers with a unique natural experiment on obesity, diabetes and heart disease.
Health Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
African-Americans with a variant of the ABCA7 gene have almost double the risk of developing late-onset Alzheimer's disease compared with African-Americans who lack the variant. The largest genome-wide search for Alzheimer's ...
Genetics Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In a molecular genetic evaluation involving 91 cases of intrauterine fetal death, mutations associated with susceptibility to long QT syndrome (LQTS; a heart disorder that increases the risk for an irregular heartbeat and ...
Genetics Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Patients are more likely to follow preventive health practices like getting a flu shot or mammography if their doctors do likewise, researchers at the University of British Columbia and in Israel have discovered.
Health Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
The rate of stillbirths in British Columbia, Canada, increased by 31% over a decade, although the rate of spontaneous stillbirths did not increase, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). ...
Health Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For medical oncology practices in the United States, participation in the American Society of Clinical Oncology's Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI) correlates with improvements in ...
Cancer Apr 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Surveys regularly reveal that, when asked about their greatest fear, people nominate blindness as one of the two things they dread most (cancer being the other).
Health Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin have managed to predict the probability of a cardiovascular patient suffering a heart attack, stroke or arterial occlusion within three months. In the long-term, ...
Cardiology Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In interviews with nearly 6,000 residents of five U.S. cities, African-Americans were more likely than other racial and ethnic groups to express an interest in participating in medical research, even if studies involved providing ...
Health Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0