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A new way of interpreting information from a low-tech, age-old method used in pregnancy care is expected to more accurately identify potential health issues for mothers and babies.
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(Medical Xpress)—Patients with the most severe and dangerous form of chronic anorexia are more likely to make a significant improvement towards recovery and stay in therapy if traditional psychological treatments are re-focused ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The processes to allow people to self-manage their own illness are not being used appropriately by health professionals to the benefit of their patients, new research suggests.
Health May 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Warwick and Queen Mary, University of London have shown that exercise is not effective in reducing burden of depression among elderly care home residents.
Health May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Wearing a knee brace has been shown to "significantly improve the pain and symptoms" of a type of osteoarthritis affecting the kneecap, according to a new study.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Apr 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Showing young people computer-generated images illustrating the effects of smoking on their appearance later in life may encourage them to quit, a new study has found.
Health Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Changing the way people think and move can have a huge impact on their experience of unexplained lower back pain, a study has found. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
In high income countries brain cooling is standard treatment for neonatal encephalopathy - unexpected, devastating brain injury due to low oxygen and blood in the baby's brain at birth. This therapy reduces mortality and ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
During the 1930s, dedicated sanitaria and invasive surgery were commonly prescribed for those with the infection - usually caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which the editors describe as "the most successful human pathog ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Dietary advice about fats and the risk of heart disease is called into question in BMJ today as a clinical trial shows that replacing saturated animal fats with omega-6 polyunsaturated vegetable fats is linked to an increa ...
Cardiology Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Two treatments most likely to lead to recovery from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) have been identified by UK researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 31, 2013 | 1.3 / 5 (12) | 0 |
A physiotherapy service based on initial telephone assessment has the ability to provide faster access to the service and cut waiting times, a study published today in BMJ suggests.
Health Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A 48-week course of antiretroviral medication taken in the early stages of HIV infection slows the damage to the immune system and delays the need for long term treatment, according to research published today in the New En ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Reducing sugar intake has a small but significant effect on body weight in adults, finds a paper published on BMJ website today.
Health Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The results of a pioneering UK-wide clinical trial that compared treatments for patients with a common type of kidney disease has found one to be significantly more effective. The results of the study, published online in ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |