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Flu pandemic coming, US not prepared
...lling policymakers. In meetings with congressional and
administration leaders, IDSA has explained that th... the corner. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC) predicts even a "mild" pandemic could kill at least 100,000 people if the nation is...
New self-help technology set to combat eating disorders
...evolutionise therapy. Bulimia nervosa is a common and
disabling condition with significant personal, social and
relationship costs. University of Glasgow psychiatrist Dr Chris Williams and
colleagues from the In...
Study shows use of budesonide reduced the risk of asthma related events by 40% in children
...t asthma, significantly reduced the long-term risk and
frequency of severe asthma-related events as well ...meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and
Immunology (AAAAI), are from two analyses of the Inhaled Steroid as Regular Therapy in Early Asthma ...
Employment prospects good for most cancer survivors -- but not all
...r. Pamela Farley Short, professor of health policy and
demography who led the study, says, "One of the reassuring findings from this study is that encourag...
...as soft drinks, fruit juices, pickles, fresh fruit and
yogurt can lead to irreversible dental erosion, ac...d tissue that helps maintain the tooth's structure and
shape while protecting it from decay. "A low pH environment in the mouth helps contribute to dental ...
Why asthma sufferers struggle with the common cold
...ctions are often more severe in people with asthma and
how infection can trigger asthma attacks. Past st...ferers than in healthy lungs. In this study, Wark and
colleagues infected lung cell cultures with the common cold virus and
found that the cells from asth...
New studies show mixed results on epilepsy drugs and birth defects
...l seizures with only one epilepsy drug if possible and
the importance of planning carefully how epilepsy ...lepsy drug during the first trimester of pregnancy and
were enrolled in the North American Antiepileptic Drug (AED) Pregnancy Registry. Of the 149 women in...
Success of liver transplantation may be most influenced by three risk factors
...gth of time an organ is cooled between procurement and
how urgently the recipient needs the transplant; have the greatest impact on patient and
Simple intervention encourages sun protection behaviors
...Ph.D., of the University of California, San Diego, and
colleagues tested an intervention designed to addr...s. One hundred forty six undergraduates (114 women and
32 men) were invited to participate in a study titled "Health Attitudes" for which they completed a ...
Tracking trends in cochlear implant complications using a federal database
... federal database for mandatory reporting of major and
minor complications for medical devices, including...es that bypass damaged structures in the inner ear and
directly stimulate the auditory nerve, allowing some deaf individuals to learn to hear and
New technique shows promise for improved straightening of crooked nose
...nose, a deformity that compromises both appearance and
the airway, can be a significant reconstructive ch...und information in the article. The overlying skin and
the tissue just beneath the skin are very thin, exposing any irregularity. The underlying structure ...
New colorectal cancer screening recommendations for African Americans
...referred method of screening for colorectal cancer and
data support the recommendation that African-Ameri...because of the high incidence of colorectal cancer and
a greater prevalence of proximal or right-sided polyps and
cancerous lesions in this population. The...
WISE study starts in Toulouse: 60 days of bed-rest for terrestrial female astronauts
...ight. The study will assess the roles of nutrition and
combined physical exercise in countering the adver...ritain, Germany, Finland, The Netherlands, Poland, and
the Czech Republic, so that the WISE study also attracted great interest in the new member countries...
Use of inhaled corticosteroid led to fewer hospitalizations for young children with asthma
...he 61st annual American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and
Immunology (AAAAI) showed that children who were p...dical condition among children under the age of 15 and
the third leading cause of hospitalization in this age group. 4 In the study, 25 percent of childre...
Scientist works on innovative treatments for brain tumors
...s have a median survival time of nine to 12 months and
a five-year survival rate of 1 to 5 five percent. ...ing the therapy to these receptors, the drug finds and
kills the cancer cells. While the first generation of the drug is being tested in patients, the gran...
Mailman School of Public Health receives Manhattan Tobacco Cessation Center grant
...dical Center (CUMC), NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and
many of New York City's leading hospitals and
healthcare networks. Smoking is the number one cause of preventable deaths in the U.S. and
New York ...
Rural America vulnerable to bioterrorism and natural disaster threats
... collaboration with the Maine Department of Health and
Human Services, and
four other schools of public health, has released its latest independent report highlighting rural p...
Pushy parents can be bad for their children's health
...cal researchers from the Institute of Child Health and
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London,...of 23 children, who had been referred between 1997 and
2001. The children, whose average age was 14, had all been diagnosed with severe abdominal pain, wit...
Aloe vera: Natural, home remedy treats canker and cold sores
... cold sores, herpes simplex viruses, lichen planus and
gingivitis according to the January/February issue...nsive alternative." Aloe vera accelerates healing and
reduces pain associated with canker sores, which are blisters on the lips or mouth. Aloe vera does n...
Cavity prevention tips for pre-school age children
Providing proper care and
oral hygiene during preschool years can mean a lif...hild is at low, moderate or high risk for cavities and
will help decide which oral hygiene program best suits them. The dentist will be able to explain to ...
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