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Having a transient ischemic attack (TIA), or "mini stroke," can reduce your life expectancy by 20 percent, according to a new study in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Nov 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- While the benefits of breastfeeding for the baby are well established and some studies have shown that mothers who breastfeed have lower risks of diabetes, high cholesterol and heart disease, ...
Health Nov 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Iron overload is a common condition affecting millions of people worldwide. Excess iron in the body is toxic, and deposits can cause damage to the liver, heart and other organs. Current treatments, researchers ...
Medical research Nov 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital have identified a potential new cause for unexplained miscarriages in mice.
Medical research Nov 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A major study of more than one million children and young adults has shown no higher risk of heart attack among those who take drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a US study said Tuesday.
Medications Nov 01, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1
Treating women with early stage breast cancer with a combination of chemotherapy and the molecularly targeted drug Herceptin significantly increases survival in patients with a specific genetic mutation that results in very ...
Cancer Oct 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A major study challenges the way diabetics and others with failing kidneys have been treated for half a century, finding that three-times-a-week dialysis to cleanse the blood of toxins may not be enough.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The changing tide of Alzheimer's diagnosis presents new challenges to the public, physicians and lawmakers: if you could find out your Alzheimer's risk, would you want to know? How should doctors tell you your risk? And what ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Many U.S. adults believe that only extremely effective drugs without serious adverse effects are approved, but providing explanations to patients highlighting uncertainties about drug benefits may affect their choices, according ...
Medications Sep 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) have discovered that an ancient pathway called autophagy also mobilizes and exports cholesterol from cells.
Cardiology Sep 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers are a step closer towards creating a new class of medicines and vaccines to combat drug-resistant and deadly strains of fungal infections, following a new study published today in Proceedings of ...
Medical research Sep 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Australians are living longer largely due to a remarkable trend that appeared about 40 years ago.
Medications Aug 29, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Tropical plants may contain the basis of new and effective treatments for ovarian cancer, according to researchers at the Universities of Strathclyde and Portsmouth.
Cancer Aug 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
For many patients, cholesterol-lowering statin drugs can reduce the risk of strokes as well as heart attacks. But in a review article, Loyola University Health System neurologists caution that statins may not be appropriate ...
Medications Aug 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Type 2 diabetes patients, who face higher risk of cardiovascular disease, often take a combination of medications designed to lower their LDL or "bad" cholesterol and triglyceride levels while raising their HDL or "good" ...
Medications Aug 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 1