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(HealthDay) -- Chickenpox cases in the United States dropped almost 80 percent between 2000 and 2010 in 31 states following routine use of the varicella vaccine, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In the first two years following the death of a child, there is a 133% increase in the risk of the mother dying, a new study from the University of Notre Dame shows.
Health Jun 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In 2008 all WHO member states endorsed a target of 90% reduction in measles mortality by 2010 over 2000 levels. But new research from WHO, Penn State University, and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Adding trastuzumab (trade name Herceptin) to the treatment offered to women who have HER2-positive breast cancer, significantly increases the chance of life being prolonged, and reduces the chance of tumours reappearing once ...
Cancer Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Suicide rates in Canada are increasing for girls but decreasing for boys, with suffocation now the most common method for both sexes, according to an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Two-year data show comparable death and durability for catheter-placed heart valves and open-heart surgery in very old and ill patients, according to research presented today at the American College of Cardiology's 61st Annual ...
Cardiology Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Prevention is better than cure; however, when it comes to screening for cancer new research shows that U.S. health services are not as cost-effective as international, and publically run, counterparts. The research, published ...
Cancer Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Providing clean delivery kits and improving birthing practices could halve the number of neonatal deaths following home births in South Asia, according to research funded by the Wellcome Trust.
Health Feb 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Based on a study of nearly 2,000 breast cancer patients, researchers at the Swedish Cancer Institute in Seattle say that, in women between the ages of 40 and 49, breast cancers detected by mammography have a better prognosis. ...
Cancer Feb 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The death rate from heart attack in England has halved in the last decade, claims a research paper published today in the British Medical Journal.
Cardiology Jan 26, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 1 |
The American Cancer Society's annual cancer statistics report shows that between 2004 and 2008, overall cancer incidence rates declined by 0.6% per year in men and were stable in women, while cancer death rates decreased ...
Cancer Jan 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Around 4,000 deaths could be prevented every year if the UK population adopted the average diet eaten in England, concludes research published in BMJ Open.
Health Nov 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
UK doctors are willing to cite alcohol as a cause of death on death certificates, but not smoking, for fear of stigmatising the deceased, shows research published online in the Journal of Clinical Pathology.
Addiction Oct 25, 2011 | 2 / 5 (1) | 2
Hospital associated infections (HAI) are often in the headlines, but what is the burden of mortality, morbidity and costs due to HAIs? In this week's PLoS Medicine, Marlieke de Kraker, Peter Davey and Hajo Grundmann, on beh ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 11, 2011 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
Children who live in households that own at least one insecticide-treated bed net are less likely to be infected with malaria and less likely to die from the disease, according to a new study by the Institute for Health Metrics ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0