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A study to evaluate birth control methods has found dramatic differences in their effectiveness. Women who used birth control pills, the patch or vaginal ring were 20 times more likely to have an unintended pregnancy than ...
Overweight and Obesity May 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New research from North Carolina State University shows that the United States and Great Britain share common risk factors that increase the likelihood of behavioral problems in children and that Britain's broader ...
Health May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Babies born to women with sensitivity to gluten appear to be at increased risk of developing schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders later in life, according to new findings from Karolinska Institutet ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- A five-year study of home births in Oregon found an elevated rate of deaths among babies that had to be transferred to the hospital because something went wrong during the delivery.
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The United States scrambled on Wednesday to contain the fallout from the discovery of mad cow disease in California as the top beef exporter insisted the outbreak posed no threat to consumers.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a novel study of health disparities in the United States, Stanford University School of Medicine researchers have identified 22 socioeconomic and environmental variables that together are better indicators of early death ...
Health Apr 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Seriously injured trauma patients transported to hospitals by helicopter are 16 percent more likely to survive than similarly injured patients brought in by ground ambulance, new Johns Hopkins research shows.
Health Apr 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists have identified which strains of the Toxoplasma gondii parasite, the cause of toxoplasmosis, are most strongly associated with premature births and severe birth defects in the United States. The r ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- The United States spends more on health care than any other country, but those high costs may be paying off in cancer survival, a new report suggests.
Cancer Apr 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Sweat drips down the face of a plump woman as she shuffles between exercise machines and pauses to greet passersby in Soweto's first outdoor gym, a new trend in South Africa, one of the world's fattest nations.
Health Apr 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Awakening from anesthesia is often associated with an initial phase of delirious struggle before the full restoration of awareness and orientation to one's surroundings. Scientists now know why this may occur: ...
Neuroscience Apr 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (12) | 0 |
More than half of all cancer is preventable, and society has the knowledge to act on this information today, according to Washington University public health researchers at the Siteman Cancer Center in St. Louis.
Cancer Mar 28, 2012 | 3.6 / 5 (7) | 0 |
The world is in the midst of a health care transition in which the primary threat increasingly comes from chronic diseases rather than infectious ones, and where the ailments of the elderly are supplanting ...
Health Mar 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Fifteen percent of the American active physician workforce was trained in lower income countries, which is beneficial for the United States both clinically and economically but may have negative impacts on the countries of ...
Health Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Prevention is better than cure; however, when it comes to screening for cancer new research shows that U.S. health services are not as cost-effective as international, and publically run, counterparts. The research, published ...
Cancer Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0