People who grew up in the worst years of 'The Troubles ' are more prone to suicide in Northern Ireland, according to new research carried out at Queen's University Belfast.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The incidence of condyloma or genital warts (GW) is significantly declining in young women, according to a novel register study from Karolinska Institutet. The researchers suggest that this recent development ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A change in the formula of the frequently abused prescription painkiller OxyContin has many abusers switching to a drug that is potentially more dangerous, according to researchers at Washington University ...
Medications Jul 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Chemical intolerance contributes to the illnesses of 1 in 5 patients but the condition seldom figures in their diagnosis, according to clinical research directed by a UT Medicine San Antonio physician.
Health Jul 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Teen girls who use birth control pills and teen boys who drink alcohol are at increased risk for elevated blood pressure, according to a new study.
Cardiology Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The first evaluation of a new system that can provide electronic transmission of prescritpions from GP practices to community pharmacies is published today in an interim report commissioned ...
Medications Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- As part of its efforts to curb the abuse of narcotic painkillers, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is requiring drug makers to educate doctors about the risks of long-acting and extended-release ...
Medications Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Study finds drug warning labels need overhaul to better capture attention and effectively convey information
(Medical Xpress) -- Many patients seem to ignore prescription drug warning labels with instructions that are critical for safe and effective use, according to a study by a Kansas State University researcher working with scientists ...
Medications Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Women are more likely to put off going to their GP, buying prescriptions or going to the dentist for financial reasons than men according to a new University of Otago study.
Health Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The prescription drug methadone is linked to over 30 percent of painkiller overdose deaths, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention Tuesday.
Medications Jul 04, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- More teenagers start drinking and smoking cigarettes and marijuana in June and July than in any other months, U.S. health officials say.
Health Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A new study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases and available online shows how seasonal changes in outpatient antibiotic use retail sales of antibiotics typically get a boost during the winter can signi ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Spending on health care for children grew faster than spending for adults between 2007 and 2010 due to increasing prices for all categories of goods and services, finds a new report from the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI). ...
Health Jul 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New once-daily 'Quad' pill for HIV is safe, effective alternative to traditional antiretroviral regimens
A new once-daily pill combining three antiretrovirals and a booster molecule is a safe and effective alternative to two widely used drug regimens for newly diagnosed HIV-positive adults who have had no previous treatment. ...
HIV & AIDS Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
"Every time I see what I pay for me and my family's health it makes me sick," says Fiona, a 46-year-old mother of two who -- unlike some 50 million Americans -- actually has health insurance.
Health Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 1