New insight into the optimal timing of therapy for HIV infection could give patients a better chance of responding to potential cure strategies of the future.
HIV & AIDS Feb 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A national shortage of critical care physicians and beds means difficult decisions for healthcare professionals: how to determine which of the sickest patients are most in need of access to the intensive care unit.
Health Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A cure for congenital sight impairment caused by lens damage is closer following research by scientists at Monash University.
Ophthalmology Jan 31, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—Priming immune responses are induced in most infants after vaccination with a single dose of inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV), according to a study published in the Jan. 31 issue of the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Despite a substantial increase in the number of people suffering the debilitating and often deadly effects of heart failure, treatments for the condition have not advanced significantly for at least 10 years. An analysis ...
Cardiology Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Severely malnourished children are far more likely to recover and survive when given antibiotics along with a therapeutic peanut-based food than children who are simply treated with the therapeutic food alone, researchers ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study comparing outcomes among prostate cancer patients treated with surgery versus radiotherapy found differences in urinary, bowel and sexual function after short-term follow-up, but those differences were no longer ...
Cancer Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research has shown that a protein, known as IL-13, could be the key to the development of fibrosis in Crohn's disease. This breakthrough could help to advance new medicines to treat people suffering with the disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
In 2010, researchers from Lund University reported that 60 percent of all anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions could be avoided in favor of rehabilitation. The results made waves around the world, and were met with ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Injecting specialized cardiac stem cells into a patient's heart rebuilds healthy tissue after a heart attack, but where do the new cells come from and how are they transformed into functional muscle?
Medical research Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Peginesatide, a peptide-based erythropoiesis-stimulating agent, is safe and effective in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease and anemia as long as they are undergoing dialysis, according ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Adding to the arsenal of evidence that smoking is bad for you, a large new study indicates that lifetime smokers cut 10 years off their life expectancy—a decade they can gain back if they ...
Health Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Smokers who quit when they are young adults can live almost as long as people who never smoked, groundbreaking new research has found.
Health Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Female smokers have a much greater risk of death from lung cancer and chronic obstructive lung disease (COLD) in recent years than did female smokers 20 or 40 years ago, reflecting changes in smoking behavior according to ...
Cancer Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
With the rising awareness of the so-called "superbugs," bacteria that are resistant to most known antibiotics, three infectious disease experts writing in the Jan. 24 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine called ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |