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Vaccination in the United States against H1N1 "swine" flu, which swept the world in 2009-10, carried a small but tolerable risk of Guillain-Barre syndrome, a disorder that can cause muscle weakness or temporary paralysis, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—The total cost of diabetes in the United States jumped from $174 billion in 2007 to $245 billion in 2012, a new report shows.
Diabetes Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
First Lady Michelle Obama took her campaign against childhood obesity to a new level Thursday with a $150 million program to encourage more physical activity in American schools.
Overweight and Obesity Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The horse meat scandal that is hitting Europe has yet to spread to the United States, allowing American consumers to rest easier when buying ground beef or sitting down for a plate of meatballs at ...
Health Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—In 2009, approximately 1.5 million new cases of cancer were diagnosed in the United States, with an annual incidence rate of 459 cases per 100,000 population, according to research published ...
Cancer Feb 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new nine-year study of more than 367,000 children in Detroit supports the idea that a mysterious seasonal fluctuation in blood lead levels—observed in urban areas throughout the United States and elsewhere ...
Health Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Continuing a trend that emerged late last month, flu activity remains high across the United States but there are reports that the number of infections may be leveling off in some regions of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The Society of Interventional Radiology and Society for Vascular Surgery jointly will launch PRESERVE—the first large-scale, multispecialty prospective study to evaluate the use of inferior vena cava (IVC) filters and related ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—While flu activity remains high across the United States, there are signs that the number of infections may be leveling off, federal health officials reported Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—There is considerable local and regional variation within the United States in the use of antidepressants, antipsychotics, and stimulants, according to a study published online Jan. 7 in Health & ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Infectious diseases in Ghana tend to capture the most attention, but a quiet crisis may soon take over as the country's most threatening epidemic: cancer.
Cancer Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
How are non-heterosexual people affected by discrimination endured in the school environment due to their affective-sexual orientation? This question was the starting point in the PhD thesis produced by the researcher Aitor ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Smokers who quit when they are young adults can live almost as long as people who never smoked, groundbreaking new research has found.
Health Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Flu remains at epidemic proportions across the United States, but flu activity decreased in some areas during the second week of January, according to FluView, a weekly influenza surveillance ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 19, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A flu epidemic gripping the United States is more severe than usual, striking the elderly especially hard, health authorities said Friday as they also announced 29 child victims.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 19, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0