07/16/2017
Colorectal cancer kills 50,000 people each year, despite the existence of screening methods that provide early detection and treatment of the disease.
07/16/2017
Allergic rhinitis is common and affects between 10% and 15% of children and 26% of adults in the United Kingdom.
07/16/2017
Coughing, breathing difficulties and strong mucous production in the lungs are typical symptoms of COPD.
07/16/2017
The trial involved more than 800 people with dementia across 69 care homes in South London, North London and Buckinghamshire.
07/16/2017
A team of researchers decided to show that perhaps it’s time to work on improving the effects of existing therapies.
07/16/2017
Salk scientists have found the antioxidant fisetin to be beneficial in mouse model of premature aging, Alzheimer's disease.
07/16/2017
Research has uncovered the potential of a well-studied protein to stimulate insulin secretion.
07/16/2017
Blocking a key placental defense may limit maternal-fetal transmission of the virus.
07/16/2017
New research has looked into the economics and medical effect of preeclampsia and has urged action to mitigate the situation.
07/14/2017
Buprenorphine reduces mortality for those with opioid use disorder, but periods off treatment are associated with much higher mortality rates.
07/13/2017
Rural physicians have reported significant barriers in treating opioid use disorder.
07/13/2017
The therapy cultures the patient's immune cells with cord blood stem cells and returns only the "educated" immune cells to the patient's circulation.
07/12/2017
Mizzou researchers have found hormone replacement therapies could cause specialized cancer cells to induce growth, metastasis.
07/11/2017
Now is the perfect time for pharmacists to proactively discuss with their patients ways to protect their skin and potentially prevent skin cancer.
07/10/2017
Overall, 89% of prescriptions written by hand deviated from best practice guidelines, said researchers.
07/10/2017
"This study has important ramifications for healthcare reform and how practitioners approach adherence assessment and intervention in routine care."
07/10/2017
A study has identified fasting blood sugar and/or fasting insulin as new biomarkers for weight loss in people with prediabetes or diabetes.
07/10/2017
For patients with diabetes, one reason for hospitalization and unplanned hospital re-admission is severe dysglycemia.
07/09/2017
This is the first report to detail cancer differences and a mortality gap between rural and urban areas in the United States.
07/09/2017
Less expensive, over-the-counter hearing assistance devices provide benefits similar to conventional hearing aids.
07/07/2017
According to the CDC's latest Vital Signs report, the number remains at high levels and varies from county to county in the U.S.
07/06/2017
Missing just a morning dose can exacerbate asthma symptoms and cause children to miss school, miss out on participating in sports or lose sleep at night.
07/06/2017
The researchers found that high doses of vitamin D reduce swelling and inflammation.
07/06/2017
The study’s results pointed to differences that may affect long-term care.
07/05/2017
New research conducted by multiple centers could change the way we treat simple skin abscesses — infections often caused by staph.
07/03/2017
New research may ultimately help athletes and trainers better understand who may be more at risk for heat stroke.
07/02/2017
A new poll has revealed that older Americans don't get, or seek, enough help from doctors and pharmacists on drug costs.
07/02/2017
Researchers have found that an over-the-counter antioxidant may hold promise in improving patients' lives.
07/02/2017
The researchers identified the global gene expression changes that occur in heart failure.
07/02/2017
Scientists believe they’ve solved the structure of a protein that helps a common respiratory virus evade the immune system.
07/02/2017
Researchers also found that Alzheimer's disease was misdiagnosed in 24% of all cases, with false positive and false negative rates both being 12%.
07/02/2017
Research has revealed cathepsins as potential therapeutic targets in particulate-mediated inflammatory disease.
07/02/2017
An influenza infection in birds offers good protection against other subtypes of the virus, like a natural vaccination, according to a new study.
06/25/2017
A new study has suggested that anti-fungal medications could combat the painful disease.
06/25/2017
The study is a crucial step to developing alternative treatments for safer therapy.
06/25/2017
The causes of brain cell death that occur in patients with Alzheimer's disease remain unknown and are, therefore, a barrier to developing effective therapies.
06/25/2017
Warm weather tends to usher in ticks and exposure to them can lead to Lyme disease.
06/25/2017
Debate around vaccination may hinge more on different understandings of risk, responsibility and credibility than any particular set of scientific data.
06/25/2017
By 2014, 41% of rheumatoid arthritis patients were regular opioid users.
06/25/2017
Frequency of fish consumption was assessed by a food frequency questionnaire assessing usual diet in the past year.
06/25/2017
An underused blood test that detects cancer could improve treatment for thousands with colon cancer.
06/25/2017
A healthcare provider's beliefs about a particular treatment may have a strong influence on the patient's outcome.
06/25/2017
Researchers took a closer look at patients experiencing unexplained shortness of breath and made an unexpected observation.
06/25/2017
A link between pre-eclampsia and an increased risk of heart disease in later life for both mother and child and has uncovered important new clues.
06/25/2017
Feasibility study has suggested that suppressing seizure-like activity may help patients.
06/25/2017
The ACA helped to make mammograms more affordable, potentially leading to earlier diagnoses.
06/25/2017
The team examined trends in the number of visits and the costs for treatment of the shingles virus in emergency departments from Jan. 2006 through Dec. 2013.
06/24/2017
The study highlights treatment options for co-managing Type 2 diabetes and osteoporosis.
06/22/2017
"The new test is objective. Either the DNA of the causative agent is there or not; there is no gray area."
06/13/2017
CMS estimates that poorly coordinated care transitions result in the readmission of 2.6 million seniors to a hospital within 30 days of discharge.

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