News tagged with medical problems
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
An anecdotal observation of a possible link between sleep apnea and post-surgical delirium has been measured and confirmed by a team of researchers at the Duke University Medical Center.
Sleep apnea Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Hormonal changes are a major reason women are far more likely than men to have migraine headaches, research suggests.
Health Mar 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study suggests that older people may have an increased risk of problems with memory and thinking abilities after being in the hospital, according to research published in the March 21, 2012, online issue of Neurology.
Neuroscience Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Children with disruptive behavioural problems and their parents can benefit from peer led parenting classes, claims a study published today in the British Medical Journal.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Farmers markets at medical centers may contribute to greater wellness in surrounding communities while adding public health value to a market's mission, say Penn State College of Medicine researchers who have developed and ...
Health Feb 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Acute lung injury patients on ventilators who require a feeding tube have a similar number of ventilator-free hospital days and similar mortality rates if they receive a low-calorie feeding program initially followed by a ...
Health Feb 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An analysis of research on physical punishment of children over the past 20 years indicates that such punishment is potentially harmful to their long-term development, states an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Associati ...
Health Feb 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Researchers in Australia on Monday called for health warnings on caffeine-loaded energy drinks following a spike in the number of people reporting medical problems after drinking them.
Health Jan 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
People who have the most common type of adult muscular dystrophy also have a higher risk of getting cancer, according to a paper published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- University of Sydney researchers have debunked the widespread belief that technological devices such as computers and mobile phones are increasingly eating into our sleep.
Health Dec 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
With age, forgetfulness and other signs of memory loss sometimes appear, prompting elderly individuals to seek a medical evaluation amid fears that they may be experiencing early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease (AD), the ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Oct 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
While parents commonly use the Internet to learn about pediatric health problems, little is known about how often they seek out this information, and how they use it prior to seeking medical care.
Health Oct 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A large study of the daughters of women who had been given DES, the first synthetic form of estrogen, during pregnancy has found that exposure to the drug while in the womb (in utero) is associated with many ...
Cancer Oct 05, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
People who rate their health as poor or fair appear to be significantly more likely to develop dementia later in life, according to a study published in the October 5, 2011, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the ...
Neuroscience Oct 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0