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Children with obstructive sleep apnea who had a common surgery to remove their tonsils and adenoids showed notable improvements in behavior, quality of life and other symptoms compared to those treated with "watchful waiting" ...
Sleep apnea 5 hours ago | not rated yet | 0
A new diagnostic test for a worm infection that can lead to severe enlargement and deformities of the legs and genitals is far more sensitive than the currently used test, according to results of a field ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Fifteen people in Saudi Arabia have died from a SARS-like virus out of 24 people who contracted it since last August, Health Minister Abdullah al-Rabia said on Sunday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Too often, people pass a cardiac checkup only to collapse with a heart attack days later. Now scientists have found a clue that one day may help doctors determine if a heart attack is imminent, in hopes of ...
Cardiology Mar 21, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (8) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new genomic test for prostate cancer can help predict whether men are more likely to harbor an aggressive form of the disease, according to a new UC San Francisco study. The test, which improves risk ...
Cancer May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new genetic test to gauge the aggressiveness of prostate cancer may help tens of thousands of men each year decide whether they need to treat their cancer right away or can safely monitor it.
Genetics May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A microbial byproduct of intestinal bacteria contributes to heart disease and serves as an accurate screening tool for predicting future risks of heart attack, stroke and death in persons not otherwise identified by traditional ...
Cardiology Apr 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- In a new report published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a team of researchers reveal a new miniature artificial human liver that can be implanted into mice to bet ...
Medical research Jul 12, 2011 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Women are better than men at recognizing living things and men are better than women at recognizing vehicles.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 17, 2012 | 3 / 5 (8) | 10 |
Pour on the olive oil, preferably over fish and vegetables: One of the longest and most scientific tests of a Mediterranean diet suggests this style of eating can cut the chance of suffering heart-related ...
Cardiology Feb 25, 2013 | 4.1 / 5 (9) | 4
(Medical Xpress) -- Psychologist James Flynn, who resides in New Zealand and is considered one of the foremost experts on intelligence testing, has aroused peoples attention around the world by proclaiming ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 18, 2012 | 2.2 / 5 (21) | 23 |
There's new evidence that annual prostate cancer screening does not reduce deaths from the disease, even among men in their 50s and 60s and those with underlying health conditions, according to new research led by Washington ...
Cancer Jan 06, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 6 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scanning the DNA of two people with a rare disease has led scientists to identify the precise genetic error responsible for their disorder, primary ciliary dyskinesia.
Genetics Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—An experimental blood test could help show whether women with advanced breast cancer are responding to treatment, a preliminary study suggests.
Cancer Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Early signs of lung cancer could be diagnosed using a simple blood test following a new discovery by scientists at the University of York.
Cancer Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |