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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 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 |
Digoxin, a drug widely used to treat heart disease, increases the possibility of death when used by patients with a common heart rhythm problem − atrial fibrillation (AF), according to new study findings by University of ...
Cardiology Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Despite previous studies suggesting the contrary, statins (cholesterol-lowering drugs) may not prevent blood clots (venous thrombo-embolism) in adults, according to a large analysis by international researchers published ...
Cardiology Sep 18, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Ginkgo biloba extract does not significantly reduce the likelihood of diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease in older people, according to the results of the largest ever Alzheimer's prevention study in Europe, published in Lancet Ne ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Giving antibiotics to patients with acute uncomplicated appendicitis is a safe and viable alternative to surgery, say experts in a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Giving overweight or obese patients a gut hormone that suppresses appetite leads to clinically beneficial weight loss as well as reduced blood pressure and cholesterol levels, finds a study published in the British Medical ...
Overweight and Obesity Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
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