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(HealthDay)—Primary care doctors should screen all adults for drinking problems, and offer them counseling if needed, new guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force suggest.
Health May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The drugs tamoxifen and raloxifene (Evista) could reduce the risk of breast cancer among women who are at high risk of developing the disease, a new report confirms.
Cancer Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Not enough evidence exists to recommend that primary care physicians perform oral cancer screenings on adult patients who have no signs or symptoms of the condition, an expert panel says.
Cancer Apr 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The Army has more than doubled its number of military and civilian behavioral health workers in the past five years, but a new report says a litany of shortcomings plagues the force when it comes to diagnosing and ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
For many of us, having our genomes in hand today isn't likely to make any profound difference in our lives, at least not when it comes to our health. But for children and their families affected by rare and ...
Genetics Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New recommendations from a task force of allergy experts advise people with an egg allergy to get a flu vaccine, and not to delay with allergy testing before the vaccine. Patients had previously been caution ...
Immunology Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A U.S. task force suggests that people at high risk for the hepatitis C virus should be screened, which includes those with a history of intravenous drug use and those who received blood transfusions ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Postmenopausal women should not use hormone replacement therapy to prevent chronic medical conditions such as heart disease, according to updated recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 22, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Routine screening for type 2 diabetes in adults at low and moderate risk is not recommended, although it is recommended for people at high and very high risk of the disease, state new diabetes screening guidelines published ...
Diabetes Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—Rebuffing an intensive lobbying campaign, a task force of the American Psychiatric Association has decided not to list the disputed concept of parental alienation in the updated version of its catalog of mental disorders.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A leading U.S. government panel has recommended against ovarian cancer screening for women who are not at high risk for the disease.
Cancer Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—An updated universal definition of myocardial infarction (MI) includes detection of a rise and/or fall in cardiac biomarker values, preferably cardiac troponin (cTn), according to a statement ...
Cardiology Aug 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- A top U.S. advisory panel has recommended against preventive electrocardiography (EKG) screening for people at low risk of heart disease.
Cardiology Jul 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
An international expert task force is calling on health care providers to aggressively identify and provide care for the millions of people who have suffered their first osteoporosis-related fracture, in order to prevent ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A report from the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Task Force on Treatment of Gender Identity Disorder (GID) recommends the development of clinical practice guidelines for psychiatrists caring for patients who are transgender. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0