(HealthDay)—Low-risk bladder cancer rarely progresses to muscle invasion but is associated with an increased risk of disease-specific mortality compared with matched populations, according to research published ...
Cancer Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Early diagnosis and treatment with antimalarial drugs (ACTs—artemisinin based combination treatments) has been linked to a reduction in malaria in the migrant population living on the Thai-Myanmar border, despite evidence ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A simple new method better assesses the risks posed by emerging zoonotic viruses (those transmissible from animals to humans), according to a study published in PLOS Medicine this week. Dr. Simon Cauchemez and colleagues from I ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Reducing preventable hospital readmissions is a cornerstone of emerging healthcare policy. The U.S. government has developed payment policies that will decrease payments to hospitals with excess patient readmission ...
Health Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—An international study conducted by researchers at the University of Adelaide has resulted in the strongest evidence yet that fluoride in drinking water provides dental health benefits to adults.
Dentistry Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A ground-breaking trial that hopes to discover if a drug commonly used to treat high blood pressure could slow down the progression of Alzheimer's disease (AD) will begin shortly.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 04, 2013 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0
People who smoke low-cost contraband cigarettes in Canada are less likely to stop smoking in the short term compared with people who smoke more expensive premium or discount cigarettes, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canad ...
Health Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Eating your greens may be even more important that previously thought, with the discovery that an immune cell population essential for intestinal health could be controlled by leafy greens ...
Immunology Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
New research from the University of Adelaide has discovered a high prevalence of vitamin B12 deficiency among refugees, prompting calls for refugees to be routinely screened for the problem soon after they arrive in the country.
Health Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Nearly one fifth of New Zealand's adult population face the very real spectre of living with diabetes, according to new University of Otago research published in the New Zealand Medical Journal today.
Diabetes Mar 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Giving inmates drug substitution treatment, needles and condoms are key ways to help curb addiction and HIV infection in European jails, experts say, calling on authorities to change their approach to prison health care.
HIV & AIDS Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
By studying the molecular mechanism of food nutrients from a Mediterranean diet in an elderly population, scientists hope to help countering their physical and mental decline.
Health Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Does eating too much sugar cause diabetes? For years, scientists have said "not exactly." Eating too much of any food, including sugar, can cause you to gain weight; it's the resulting obesity that predisposes people to diabetes, ...
Health Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—New research from the University of Adelaide shows that 95% of parents believe vaccines are safe for their children despite the spread of misinformation about vaccine safety.
Medications Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Pompeu Fabra University (Spain) have created a high resolution atlas of the heart with 3D images taken from 138 people. The study demonstrates that an average image of an organ along with its ...
Medical research Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0