News tagged with preventive medicine
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A new study published in the May issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine finds that Google searches for information across all major mental illnesses and problems followed seasonal patterns, suggesting mental ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers are looking at how smoke from bushfires may pose risks to some people's health.
Health Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center predict that advancements in breast cancer screening will need a personalized touch because mammography is not a "one strategy fits all" technology.
Cancer Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Low testosterone levels may herald the subsequent development of rheumatoid arthritis in men, suggests research published online in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Cancer painfully ends more than 500,000 lives in the United States each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The scientific crusade against cancer recently ...
Cancer Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (19) | 6 |
Lifetime risk for heart failure is similar for blacks and whites and higher than expected for both groups—ranging from 20 to 45 percent—according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Cardiology Apr 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Millions of adults are exposed to traumatic events each year. Shortly after exposure many experience symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) such as flashbacks, emotional numbing and difficulty sleeping.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Although rare in the United States, three babies with birth defects caused by rubella (or "German measles") were reported in 2012 and doctors need to be on the lookout for such cases, a new ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The impact of sequestration will have far-reaching consequences in health care, according to a perspective piece published online March 20 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Health Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Norovirus, the infamous stomach bug that's sickened countless cruise ship passengers, also wreaks havoc on land.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—When Jeffrey Katula and his research colleagues set out to determine if they could help prevent patients from developing diabetes using group-based problem solving, he didn't expect such ...
Diabetes Mar 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
New research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center shows that a diabetes prevention program led by community health workers is effective at reducing blood glucose and potentially reducing diabetes over the long term.
Diabetes Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Physicians may not adequately consider a patient's cardiovascular risk when prescribing statins as preventive therapy, according to a research letter published online March 11 in JAMA Internal Me ...
Cardiology Mar 15, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers have identified an elusive anti-cancer property of vitamin E that has long been presumed to exist, but difficult to find.
Cancer Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Despite overwhelming evidence about the benefits of physical activity for children, most American youngsters are not meeting the federal recommendation of 60 minutes a day.
Health Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0