News tagged with surveillance

Vitamin D deficiency linked to Type 1 diabetes

A study led by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has found a correlation between vitamin D3 serum levels and subsequent incidence of Type 1 diabetes. The six-year study of blood levels ...

Nov 15, 2012
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Nonprescription medication abuse underestimated

Nonprescription medications are just as likely a cause of poisoning as prescription drugs, according to a new study by Timothy Wiegand, M.D. from the University of Rochester Medical Center in the US and colleagues. Their ...

Oct 04, 2012
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Profs aim to track drug reactions via social media

Experiencing nausea, headaches or other side effects from prescriptions or over-the-counter medicines? Researchers say tweeting about it or posting your concerns online could one day help alert drug companies and federal ...

Oct 03, 2012
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