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Doctors Without Borders (MSF) on Thursday urged Nigeria to release funds promised to clean up an area where lead poison killed hundreds of children, warning that further delays could be "disastrous."
Health Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A study led by a Michigan State University researcher offers the strongest evidence yet that reflexology – a type of specialized foot massage practiced since the age of pharaohs – can ...
Cancer Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Patients' preferences are often misinterpreted or ignored in treatment decisions, leading to a "silent misdiagnosis" that is damaging to both doctors and patients, warn experts on BMJ today.
Health Nov 08, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
For people experiencing first-time symptoms of Bell's palsy, steroid pills very likely are the most effective known treatment for recovering full strength in the facial muscles, according to a guideline published in the November ...
Neuroscience Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It's no secret that obesity is a major problem in America.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In an examination of the characteristics of studies that yield large treatment effects from medical interventions, these studies were more likely to be smaller in size, often with limited evidence, and when additional trials ...
Cancer Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have identified a potential new approach to preventing smoking relapse, which occurs frequently in smokers who attempt to quit, despite current treatments.
Health Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Research presented at IDWeek 2012 concludes that despite advances in electronic medical records, mistakes are still commonly made in the prescription of antiretroviral medications for hospitalized HIV-positive patients. At ...
HIV & AIDS Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers in Sweden have discovered that neurotensin, a satiation hormone produced in the human brain and intestine that circulates in the blood, could raise the risk of heart attack, breast cancer and ...
Medical research Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—In developed countries people over 65 years old are the most likely to die from an influenza outbreak and people in nursing homes, where the virus is difficult to control, are especially vulnerable.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The Molecular and Industrial Biotechnology Group of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC) has improved the antimicrobial properties of medical textiles using an enzymatic pre-treatment combined ...
Other Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study suggests that when prescribed by physicians in routine practice and used appropriately by patients, treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) could reduce blood pressure in men with hypertension.
Sleep apnea Oct 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Teens and young adults who are seriously ill should have a chance to be involved in end-of-life decisions, and a new planning guide—developed especially for this age group—can help, researchers ...
Pediatrics Oct 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
At least one in three patients with depression won't respond well to a series of treatments and experts in the field have joined together to outline practical treatments to tackle the issue, in the Medical Journal of Australia Op ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have developed and validated a new tool, the first of its kind, to measure how well emergency department physicians administer a brief intervention ...
Addiction Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0