News tagged with medical problems
(Medical Xpress) -- A blood test can predict whether patients are likely to die of a heart attack in the month after surgery, according to an international study involving thousands of patients.
Surgery Jul 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Treating asthma with leukotriene-modifying agents does not pose an increased risk of suicide in children, according to new research at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy.
Immunology Jul 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Seven years after they underwent weight-loss surgery, patients as a whole fared better on several measurements of their risk of cardiac problems, a new study finds, and many returned to normal ...
Surgery Jun 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Psychological distress was associated with a higher risk of death from stroke, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
More drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and fewer antibiotics are being prescribed to US children and teenagers compared to a decade ago, said a US study on Monday.
Pediatrics Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Most people might assume that technology first developed in 1928 would be obsolete by now. But from air conditioned buildings to sliced bread, many inventions of that era are still essential to our lives today. ...
Cardiology Jun 14, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) require an array of specialized health care services. With these services come higher costs for parents and insurance providers. University of Missouri researchers compared costs ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Female athletes, particularly those involved in high level college sports at the NCAA Division I level, are particularly prone to a trio of medical issues called the "female athlete triad." A new study conducted by sports ...
Health Jun 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
No one likes to get stuck with a needle. But it's the only way doctors can get blood to test for diabetes, anemia and numerous other health problems.
Medical research Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Virtual, long-distance training can teach primary-care professionals the proper technique for performing a lung-function test, a University of Washington-led study has shown. The breathing ...
Immunology May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, in Boston, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, have found that critically ill patients were more likely to die if they were taking the most commonly ...
Medications May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Men with severe gum disease, known as periodontitis, are at greater risk for impotence, according to a new study that finds young men and the elderly at particular risk.
Dentistry May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Smell tests should not be used to predict Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia, according to a new study.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia May 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cancer care is increasingly complex, and as many as one in five cancer patients may experience "breakdowns" in their care, according to a new study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Such breakdowns include communication proble ...
Cancer Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Today's anti-depressant medications can ease depression in Parkinson's patients without worsening other symptoms of the disease, according to a study published online in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academ ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Apr 11, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0