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(Medical Xpress)—Doug Brugge, a professor of public health and community medicine at Tufts, assesses the possible reasons.
Inflammatory disorders Nov 12, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
The use of helmets by skiers and snowboarders decreases the risk and severity of head injuries and saves lives, new Johns Hopkins-led research suggests. The findings debunk long-held beliefs by some that the use of helmets ...
Health Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Hispanic Americans meet more heart-healthy goals than other racial and ethnic groups in the United States, according to a new study.
Cardiology Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
When foot-and-mouth disease swept through the British countryside in early 2001, more than 10 million sheep, cattle and pigs were slaughtered to control the disease. Despite the devastation, the disease was contained within ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A University of Arizona study is looking at whether couples develop unhealthy eating and activity habits as a way of coping with relationship stress or bonding with their partner.
Health Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New treatments are offering the prospect of eating without fear for the 15 million people in the United States with food allergies, according to the cover story in the current issue of Chemical & Engineering News. C&EN i ...
Health Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Mexico, second in obesity in the world after the United States, wants its children to cut down on the soft drinks and fatty foods that have made them the chubbiest kids in Latin America.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 20, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (4) | 0
Kidney transplants performed in Europe are considerably more successful in the long run than those performed in the United States. While the one-year survival rate is 90% in both Europe and the United States, after five years, ...
Other Oct 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
France's oldest woman Maria Richard has died at the age of 111, the retirement home where she lived said on Thursday.
Other Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis said Sunday the expiry of a US patent for its leading hypertension drug Diovan caused a drop in turnover that could last into the first half of 2013.
Medications Oct 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Spain provided a record number of donors of bodily organs in 2011 as the number of transplants in Europe rose, the health ministry said Wednesday.
Other Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Despite a shared Latino heritage, there are significant differences in the overall health and the use of health-care services among Cuban-Americans, Mexican-Americans and Puerto Rican-Americans—even between men and women ...
Health Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Smoked salmon tainted with salmonella bacteria has sickened hundreds of people in the Netherlands, sparking major recalls there and in the U.S., Dutch authorities said. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Children in the United States are exposed to nearly four hours of background television on average every day, an amount that threatens healthy child development, new research reveals.
Pediatrics Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A small subset of patients with open-angle glaucoma (OAG) account for a large proportion of all glaucoma-related charges in the United States, according to new data published by researchers at the University of Michigan Kellogg ...
Ophthalmology Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |