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People eating at fast food restaurants largely underestimate the calorie content of meals, especially large ones, according to a paper published today in BMJ.
Health May 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Global health officials are closely monitoring a new respiratory virus related to SARS that is believed to have killed at least one person in Saudi Arabia and left a Qatari citizen in critical condition in London.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Members of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and other medical associations are urging further consideration of Section 9003 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ...
Health Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
India's Supreme Court on Monday rejected drug maker Novartis AG's attempt to patent an updated version of a cancer drug in a landmark decision that health activists say ensures poor patients around the world ...
Medications Apr 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
The Texas Medical Board on Friday approved new rules on experimental stem cell therapies such as the one Gov. Rick Perry underwent during back surgery last year, despite objections they don't do enough to protect patients ...
Health Apr 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A simple program involving color-coded food labeling and adjusting the way food items are positioned in display cases was successful in encouraging more healthful food choices in a large hospital cafeteria. ...
Health Jan 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a member of the herpesvirus family. Although most people carry CMV for life, it hardly ever makes them sick. Researchers from the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research and from ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Spectator sports and food—often high-calorie or low-nutrition—have long gone hand-in-hand, yet FDA regulations geared toward calorie transparency at restaurant chains ignore this relationship. Popular fast-food restaurants ...
Health Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The top five issues that will impact physicians and patients in 2013 have been identified, according to a report published Dec. 10 by The Physicians Foundation.
Health Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The Obama administration is giving states additional time to set up so-called health insurance exchanges, a key element of the 2010 health reform law designed to bring coverage to an estimated ...
Health Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Either heart failure or diabetes alone is bad enough, but oftentimes the two conditions seem to go together. Now, researchers reporting in the January Cell Metabolism appear to have found the culprit that leads from heart ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Recent changes in health insurance status were linked to greater emergency department use by newly insured and newly uninsured adults, according to a study published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine. The articl ...
Health Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Supply of cheap, copycat drugs for the developing world could be badly threatened if Swiss firm Novartis wins a challenge to India's patent law, medical charity MSF said on Monday.
Medications Sep 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1
(AP) -- India effectively ended Bayer's monopoly on a patented cancer drug Monday, licensing a much cheaper generic under a unique law aimed at keeping costs affordable.
Medications Mar 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
A new respiratory illness, similar to SARS, has been identified in a man who is being treated in the UK.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0