A UC San Francisco team has developed a tool that can help determine – and perhaps influence – senior citizens' 10-year survivability rates.
Health Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Strains of antibiotic-resistant 'Staph' bacteria show seasonal preference: Children at higher risk in summer
Strains of potentially deadly, antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria show seasonal infection preferences, putting children at greater risk in summer and seniors at greater risk in winter, according to result ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Health officials say this season's flu shot is only 9 percent effective in protecting seniors against the most common and dangerous flu bug.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay News) —The link between poor academic performance and substance abuse just got stronger, with a new U.S. government report showing ties between the two.
Health Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In a study to be presented on February 14 between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. PST, at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's 33rd annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting ™, researchers will report findings that suggest that 17P, ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) is safe in seniors aged 90 years or older, according to a study published in the February issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Surgery Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Americans are being urged to look through their closets for anything crimson, scarlet or apple-red to wear Friday, in support of the American Heart Association's annual Go Red for Women campaign.
Cardiology Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 2
(AP)—Medicare is announcing a price cut.
Health Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Despite data on rising rates of abuse and overdoses of narcotic pain medicines across all age groups, in a new poll from the University of Michigan, most parents said they are not very concerned about misuse of these medicines ...
Health Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The popularity of "walk-in" medical clinics located in pharmacies, superstores and workplaces nationwide is increasing rapidly, according to a new Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll.
Health Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The howling winds and rising waters of Superstorm Sandy may have sparked at least one unintended flood: A race by seniors to find safe housing in assisted-living facilities.
Health Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—New research from Western University provides brain imaging evidence that students well-versed in very basic single digit arithmetic (5+2=7 or 7-3=4) are better equipped to score higher on the Preliminary ...
Neuroscience Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Higher Medicare premiums are probably in store for many seniors if there's a budget deal between President Barack Obama and Republicans in Congress.
Health Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Continued high use of marijuana by the nation's eighth, 10th and 12th graders combined with a drop in perceptions of its potential harms was revealed in this year's Monitoring the Future survey, an annual survey of eighth, ...
Addiction Dec 19, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 0
As we get older, the trillions of cells in our body do too. And like us, they become less resilient and able to weather the stress of everyday life. Our skin especially tells the tale of what's happening throughout our bodies.
Medical research Dec 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |