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(HealthDay)—Those bite-sized, brightly colored packets of concentrated liquid laundry detergent need to be kept out of the reach of small children, who often mistake them for candy, U.S. health officials ...
Health Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Losing weight does not lead to improved fertility in women, but does improve sexual function, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Hispanic Americans are diagnosed with HIV infection nearly three times as often as whites, but rates and causes differ by region, a new study finds. HIV is the virus that causes AIDS.
HIV & AIDS Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Although some girls benefited from a program that moved families from high-poverty areas to low-poverty areas, boys and adolescents from families with preexisting health-related vulnerabilities did not appear to experience ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Flu activity in the United States remains at low levels, federal health officials said Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—In Scotland, from 2004 to 2008, the incidence of all lower-extremity amputations (LEAs) due to diabetes was significantly reduced by about 30 percent, and the rate of major LEAs was reduced ...
Diabetes Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The national prevalence of drinking and driving among high school students decreased by 54 percent from 1991 to 2011, with a national prevalence of 10.3 percent noted in 2011, according to a ...
Health Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Many U.S. babies born to mothers infected with hepatitis B do not receive recommended follow-up testing after vaccination, a new study finds.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Targeted health support is necessary for people with lower IQs according to new research which shows that they are unhappier and more likely to have poorer health than people with higher ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 27, 2012 | 2.7 / 5 (3) | 0
(HealthDay)—A rat control strategy launched in the Bronx, N.Y., led to a 54 percent reduction in the number of properties with signs of rat activity, a new federal report says.
Health Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study comparing bariatric surgical procedures for obesity suggests that even though undergoing the less commonly used biliopancreatic diversion/duodenal switch (DS) may be associated with higher early risks compared with ...
Surgery Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Many households in the United States are ready should a disaster—such as a hurricane or earthquake—strike, federal officials said Thursday.
Health Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—If you end up with a rash on a new tattoo, you should probably think twice before brushing it off as an allergic reaction or a normal part of the healing process.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The drug telaprevir (trade name: Incivo) has been available for treatment of chronic hepatitis C infection of genotype 1 since autumn 2011. In an early benefit assessment pursuant to the "Act on the Reform of the Market for ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Of U.S. adults with hypertension, more than half have uncontrolled hypertension, yet the majority report having a usual source of care and health insurance, according to a study published in ...
Health Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0