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 |
A drug commonly used to treat depression and anxiety may improve a stress-related heart condition in people with stable coronary heart disease, according to researchers at Duke Medicine.
Cardiology May 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
It is widely accepted that medical insurance helps older adults with chronic health problems to receive better care. But what about young adults between the ages of 18 and 25, a demographic that also tends to have the lowest ...
Pediatrics Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new study could help earlier diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, after a Malaysian researcher working for Newcastle University in the UK identified that even early in the disease people experience symptoms.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Apr 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Women treated with radiation for breast cancer are more likely to develop heart problems later, even with the lower doses used today, new research suggests. The risk comes from any amount of radiation, starts ...
Cardiology Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Microbes present in the gut can affect the severity of kidney disease brought on by melamine poisoning, according to an international study led by Professor Wei Jia at the University of North Carolina in collaboration with ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Two treatments most likely to lead to recovery from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) have been identified by UK researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 31, 2013 | 1.3 / 5 (12) | 0 |
While movement problems are the main symptom of Parkinson's disease, a new study shows that even early in the course of disease people frequently experience many non-motor symptoms such as drooling, anxiety and constipation. ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A virtual patient named Denise may help future physicians feel more comfortable and capable assessing suicide risk.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 04, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The patients have single short fingers (metacarpals) and toes (metatarsals) and can be restricted in growth due to a shortened skeleton. This hereditary disease is called brachydactyly type E (Greek for short ...
Genetics Nov 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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 |
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 |
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 |