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(HealthDay)—More than half of HIV infections in metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs), smaller metropolitan areas, and nonmetropolitan areas in the United States and Puerto Rico can be attributed to male-to-male ...
HIV & AIDS Nov 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
To date, 10 people have fallen ill - and three have died - in the hantavirus outbreak at Yosemite National Park's "signature" cabins in Curry Village, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Common mental disorders, unemployment and psychosocial job quality: Is a poor job better than no job at all?
Employment is usually associated with health benefits over unemployment. However, an article published in Psychological Medicine by a group of researchers from Australia and the UK has shown that having a job with poor p ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have found that routine general health checks, which have become common practice in some countries, do not reduce the number of deaths from cardiovascular disease or cancer. They do, however, increase the number ...
Health Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Levels of secondhand smoke outside smoking rooms and other designated smoking areas in airports are five times higher than in smoke-free airports, a new U.S. study finds.
Health Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Thirty of the 50 largest cities in the United States are now smoke-free, a new report shows.
Addiction Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—With earlier detection and better treatment, the mortality rate from breast cancer has fallen over the last two decades; black women, however, still die from the disease at a disproportionately ...
Cancer Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A first-of-its-kind program at St. Michael's Hospital lowers risk of delirium in elderly patients admitted for trauma and decreases the likelihood they will be discharged to a long-term care facility.
Health Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Re-excision of mildly or moderately histologically dysplastic nevi (HDN) that approach a microscopic border may not be necessary, as favorable long-term outcomes are achieved without re-excision, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
After total knee replacement (TKR) surgery, patients who are morbidly obese have similar pain and function outcomes as patients who do not fall into this weight category, according to a new study by researchers at Hospital ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Nov 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research shows limiting carbs to dinner-time increases satiety, reduces risk for diabetes, cardiovascular disease
(Medical Xpress)—An experimental diet with carbohydrates eaten mostly at dinner could benefit people suffering from severe and morbid obesity, according to new research at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Health Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Fascia lata, which is a thin, pliable, and vascularized tissue, can be effectively used as a substitute for nasal lining in complex total and subtotal nasal reconstruction procedures, according ...
Surgery Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The increase in total body fat and abdominal fat seen at menopause is due to the hormonal changes taking place, which can be improved by estrogen treatment, according to a study published in ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Among nearly 45,000 men who were followed up for more than two decades, those with the risk factors of smoking, hypertension, high cholesterol, and type 2 diabetes had an associated greater risk of developing PAD, according ...
Cardiology Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—About 12,000 children die from unintended, accidental injuries each year, most of them preventable, according to a report issued Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Health Oct 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2