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(AP) -- U.K. health officials are increasing their surveillance for any potential disease outbreaks that could disrupt the London Olympics this summer.
Health Apr 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
These days, most of us don't head to the doctor until we are already ill. What if you could see disease approaching just as it starts to head your way? A study in a special March 16th issue of Cell focused on human biolog ...
Genetics Mar 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Smartphones are showing promise in disease surveillance in the developing world. The Kenya Ministry of Health, along with researchers in Kenya for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, found that smartphone use ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Babies born just a few weeks early appear to face a greater risk of developing asthma when compared with children born at full term, new research reveals.
Inflammatory disorders Mar 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- For the first time in 45 years, homicide has fallen off the list of the nation's top 15 causes of death, government health officials said Wednesday.
Health Jan 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Human rhinovirus (HRV), also known as the common cold, can be uncommonly serious for certain children, a study led by a Vanderbilt University Medical Center pediatrician shows.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP) -- More than 1,600 people who filed lawsuits claiming that their health was ruined by dust and smoke from the collapsed World Trade Center must decide by Jan. 2 whether to keep fighting in court, or ...
Health Dec 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
Thailand's hundreds of thousands of flood victims are at risk of water-borne diseases and infections, the World Health Organisation said Saturday, though no major outbreaks have been reported yet.
Health Oct 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A rare virus has killed three people and sickened nearly 100 in Japan, the Philippines, the United States and the Netherlands over the past two years, US health authorities said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 30, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
The death rate among patients prescribed a statin in a major trial that ended in 2003 is still lower than those given a placebo, even though most participants in both groups have been taking statins ever since. ASCOT, the ...
Cardiology Aug 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Having a sense of humor is associated with improved emotional functioning and an enhanced quality of life among patients with a chronic lung illness, but the actual act of laughing out loud can reduce lung function, at least ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Lung diseases in the Middle East range from the centuries-old pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) to modern manifestations caused by chemical warfare. A new paper now available in Respirology, a journal of the Asian Pacific Societ ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The biggest ever outbreak of Australia's deadly Hendra virus has spread to near the tourist city of Cairns, claiming the life of an eighth horse, officials said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Blazing temperatures can bring on serious illness if you're not careful. Dr. Abhi Mehrotra, an emergency physician at UNC Hospitals, offers tips on protecting yourself and your family against extreme heat.
Health Jun 09, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Workplace smoking bans are gaining ground globally, and one study has shown that they may have significant health effects. The study, conducted by researchers in Dublin, found that emergency room admissions due to respiratory ...
Health May 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 3