News tagged with preventive services
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While the number of overweight and obese Americans has increased, the amount of weight counseling offered by primary care physicians has decreased—especially for patients with high blood pressure and diabetes—according ...
Overweight and Obesity Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Even though Medicare spends over $1 billion per year on breast cancer screenings such as a mammography, there is no evidence that higher spending benefits older women, researchers at Yale School of Medicine found in a study ...
Cancer Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- A top U.S. advisory panel has recommended against preventive electrocardiography (EKG) screening for people at low risk of heart disease.
Cardiology Jul 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Updated evidence on hormone replacement therapy for menopausal women presents good news for those at risk of osteoporosis, but a mixed bag of results regarding breast cancer and other chronic ...
Medical research May 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Healthy men shouldn't get routine prostate cancer screenings, says updated advice from a government panel that found the PSA blood tests do more harm than good.
Cancer May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Following a period for public comment, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released its final recommendation for prostate cancer screening. The Task Force now recommends against PSA-based screening for ...
Cancer May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Add bedbugs to your list of potential occupational health hazards. A new report reveals nearly half of the employees of a U.S. government office in Tennessee were bitten by the blood-thirsty ...
Health Apr 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A blood screening result that suggests prostate cancer is bound to provoke high anxiety - even though up to 80 percent of those findings turn out to be false positives.
Cancer Dec 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Prostate cancer screening that combines an adjusted blood test with other factors including the size of the gland, the patient's overall weight and family history, can help up to one-quarter of men avoid biopsies and the ...
Cancer Dec 08, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers can predict which children are most likely to become obese by examining their mothers' behaviour around their birth, according to a recent University of Montreal study published in the Archives of Pediatric an ...
Health Nov 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
For women today, turning 40 often brings birthday cake and candles. But it also brings a question: Should I get a mammogram?
Cancer Oct 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- A draft recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force calling for an end to routine PSA testing for healthy men age 50 and older goes too far, says a prostate cancer expert at the Siteman Cancer ...
Cancer Oct 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(AP) -- Men finally may be getting a clearer message about undergoing PSA screening for prostate cancer: Don't do it.
Cancer Oct 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Primary care doctors should screen all adults for drinking problems, and offer them counseling if needed, new guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force suggest.
Health May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study published in the May 2013 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that mental health resources provided by schools are significantly associated with whether adolescents with m ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0