While marijuana use by teens has been increasing since 2005, an analysis of data from 1993 through 2009 by economists at three universities has found no evidence to link the legalization of medical marijuana to increased ...
Addiction Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (13) | 1 |
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have identified a group of progenitor cells in the inner ear that can become the sensory hair cells and adjacent supporting cells that enable hearing. Studying these ...
Medical research Feb 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
A new study gauging the impact of consuming more fish oil showed a marked reduction both in inflammation and, surprisingly, in anxiety among a cohort of healthy young people.
Health Jul 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (8) | 6 |
New research shows girls with learning and physical disabilities are more likely to suffer period problems compared to the general population.
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) study shows a mind-body class elective for medical students helps increase their self-compassion and ability to manage thoughts and tasks more effectively. The study, published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Americans with brain diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease or multiple sclerosis (MS) who need to see a neurologist may face longer wait times or have more difficulty finding a neurologist, according to ...
Neuroscience Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—While minority populations are rising throughout the country, enrollment by minority students in the nation's medical schools has stagnated. Further, some data show that non-white students face a greater ...
Other Jan 07, 2013 | 2 / 5 (1) | 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 |
(HealthDay)—The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) advocates that all interns, residents, and fellows should have parental leave benefits consistent with the Family Medical Leave Act during pediatric ...
Pediatrics Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New breast imaging algorithm brings breast cancer diagnosis and treatment to underserved area of Uganda
Radiologists are a step closer to implementing a program in an underserved region of Uganda for diagnosing and treating women with palpable breast masses.
Cancer Apr 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Primary care physicians—America's front line healthcare practitioners—are usually the first to diagnose illness, refer patients to specialists and coordinate care. Yet, despite that critical role, primary ...
Health Sep 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
University of Cincinnati (UC) researchers have found that lightning may affect the onset of headache and migraines.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Deaf and hard of hearing (DHoH) people must overcome significant professional barriers, particularly in health care professions. A number of accommodations are available for hearing-impaired physicians, such as electronic ...
Health Feb 05, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Medical students at the University of Arizona are using a new study tool this semester that lets them interact with a real human heart at home – courtesy of their iPads.
Other Mar 07, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
The use of social networking sites is set to increasingly influence the selection of medical students and trainee doctors in the US, suggests the largest study of its kind published online in Postgraduate Medical Journal.
Other Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0