News tagged with medical problems
(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
Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have discovered that the characteristic shape of a man's urine stream could be used to help diagnose urinary problems.
Cancer Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Should every primary school pupil in the UK be given a hearing test and what's the most effective way of doing it? These are questions that a team of academics from Nottingham and Exeter will be tackling as part of a new ...
Health Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Every 90 seconds, a mother dies in pregnancy or of childbirth complications—a tragic statistic, but one that may drive efforts to improve health care in developing countries, experts gathered at the Harvard ...
Health Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Adolescents who sleep poorly may be at risk of cardiovascular disease in later life, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Cardiology Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Many people with multiple sclerosis for years have taken the natural supplement Gingko biloba, believing it helps them with cognitive problems associated with the disease.
Neuroscience Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The leading pediatricians' group in the United States is again urging parents to get all children aged 6 months or over immunized in preparation for the coming flu season.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—Changing the position of a patient while receiving radiation therapy for breast cancer may reduce the later risks of heart and lung problems, according to a new study.
Cancer Sep 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Vanderbilt University researchers studying interventions for adolescents and young adults with autism are reporting today that there is insufficient evidence to support findings, good or bad, for the therapies currently used.
Autism spectrum disorders Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Each year, hundreds of thousands of X-rays are performed across the country to help detect and treat common cardiovascular conditions such as coronary artery disease, valve disease and other heart problems. However, concern ...
Cardiology Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Skilled migrants who can't find jobs that use their education and qualifications are more likely to suffer mental health problems after three and a half years of arriving in Australia, according to a new ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People with mental health problems have a lower life expectancy, according to a large-scale population based study published today in the British Medical Journal. The findings may prompt further research into the way doctor ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Women with diabetes are just as likely to be interested in, and engage in, sexual activity as non-diabetic women, but they are much more likely to report low overall sexual satisfaction, according to a UCSF study.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The scientific community has always wanted to know why people who eat high-salt diets are prone to developing medical problems such as kidney stones and osteoporosis.
Health Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Medical devices save countless lives, and increasingly functions such as data storage and wireless communication allow for individualized patient care and other advances. But after their recent study, an interdisciplinary ...
Other Jul 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0