News tagged with preventive measures
Pregnant mothers' exposure to the flu was associated with a nearly fourfold increased risk that their child would develop bipolar disorder in adulthood, in a study funded by the National Institutes of Health. The findings ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Nanoparticles carrying a toxin found in bee venom can destroy human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) while leaving surrounding cells unharmed, researchers at Washington University School of ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (29) | 3 |
When it comes to stopping illness, social media posts and tweets may be just what the doctor ordered.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Aging and breast cancer: Researchers uncover cellular basis for age-related breast cancer vulnerability
It is well-known that the risks of breast cancer increase dramatically for women over the age of 50, but what takes place at the cellular level to cause this increase has been a mystery. Some answers and the ...
Cancer Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
An estimated 12.5% of Canadians in Canada have evidence of chronic kidney disease, including people without risk factors such as high blood pressure and diabetes, according to a study published in CMAJ.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Cornell scientists have shown a significant correlation for the first time between a human gene and people's risk for mild cognitive impairment (MCI), often a precursor to Alzheimer's disease and related ...
Neuroscience Jul 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
There's no evidence a new bird flu strain is spreading easily among people in China even though some of those sickened were close to patients with the virus, the World Health Organization said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Women who have had the lymph nodes under their arm surgically removed during breast cancer treatment are warned to avoid certain practices that can cause lymphedema—a condition that causes chronic, painless swelling in ...
Surgery Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Over 40,000 people die each year in the United States from influenza-related diseases. In patients whose immune systems are compromised, antiviral therapy may be life-saving, but it needs to be initiated quickly. It is therefore ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Aspirin works as well as Plavix in patients with blocked leg arteries, a new European study finds.
Cardiology Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Research for diabetes is far more focused on drug therapies than preventive measures, and tends to exclude children and older people who have much to gain from better disease management, according to a Duke Medicine study.
Diabetes Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
With 41 states having reported widespread and severe outbreaks of flu this season, timely new research sheds light on why less than half of the American population has gotten a flu shot.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research from the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, published in the Journal of Surgical Research, may help clinicians determine which patients are at highest risk for post-surgical blood clots in the legs or lun ...
Surgery Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
One of the most controversial topics in neurology today is the prevalence of serious permanent brain damage after traumatic brain injury (TBI). Long-term studies and a search for genetic risk factors are required in order ...
Neuroscience Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A team of researchers from Université Laval, CHU de Québec, and pharmaceutical firm GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has discovered a way to stimulate the brain's natural defense mechanisms in people with Alzheimer's disease. This ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jan 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0