Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Condition News Stories - June 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
2004-06-29 About 40 percent of U.S. adults ages 40 to 74 — millions of whom are Hispanic or Latino — currently have pre-diabetes 0 None
2004-06-29 Vascular dementia, a common form of dementia often mistaken for Alzheimer’s disease 0 None
2004-06-29 Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a leading cause of disability in the elderly 0 None
2004-06-29 35 million Americans have fungal nail infection underneath their toenails 0 None
2004-06-28 Way for diabetics to regulate their blood-sugar levels whilst avoiding weight gain 0 None
2004-06-26 Experimental therapy improves arm function in chronically impaired stroke survivors 0 None
2004-06-25 Oral allergy syndrome, allergic response from fruit 0 4.5
2004-06-21 Can a diet avoiding gluten and milk proteins reduce autism? 0 None
2004-06-21 Law will create comprehensive care centers for those struggling with eating disorders 0 None
2004-06-21 Line-dancing stamps out osteoporosis 0 None
2004-06-21 Aggressive treatment of brain blood clots can produce a good outcome for many stroke patients 1 None
2004-06-17 Latest research into schizophrenia and links between prenatal vitamin D and growth 0 None
2004-06-16 Heart attack patients are discharged without evidenced-based, guideline recommended, life-prolonging therapies 0 None
2004-06-16 Pulsed dye laser therapy not effective in treating acne 0 None
2004-06-15 More research needed to determine if laser therapy is an effective treatment for acne 0 None
2004-06-15 Calcium supplements can decrease the risk of all types of colorectal polyps 0 None
2004-06-15 Atrial fibrillation may be hereditary 0 None
2004-06-15 Serious deficiencies in the healthcare provision for people with arthritis / rheumatism 0 None
2004-06-15 Artificial vibration has potential to help stroke patients recover their mobility more quickly 0 None
2004-06-15 Technique using ordinary light detects scoliosis in children 0 None
2004-06-15 Caring for schizophrenics, more action needed 0 None
2004-06-15 Chronic prostatitis causes substantial health care costs and reduced quality of life 0 1
2004-06-15 Cholesterol lowering medications may reduce risk of glaucoma 0 None
2004-06-14 Prenatal factors may play a role in autism 0 None
2004-06-11 People with extremely early or extremely late sleep times may suffer from Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder 0 5
2004-06-11 The mother of four boys with one of the world's rarest illnesses has donated her bone marrow to her eldest son 0 1
2004-06-11 Just six months of yoga significantly reduces fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis 0 None
2004-06-11 Home monitoring of high blood pressure gives patients better control 0 None
2004-06-11 Evidence of a fall in the incidence and severity of stroke 0 None
2004-06-11 Improved treatment and management of risk factors have reduced strokes by 40% in a region of the UK over the past 20 years 0 None
2004-06-10 Accurately estimating the life expectancy of persons with advanced dementia 0 None
2004-06-10 New drugs ease treatment of multiple myeloma 0 None
2004-06-09 Untreated transient ischemic attacks put 21,000 Canadians at increased risk of death, stroke or heart attack 0 None
2004-06-07 Antioxidants in fruits and vegetables, might reduce the risk of ischemic stroke 0 None
2004-06-06 Mission to promote diabetes care, prevention and a cure worldwide 0 None
2004-06-05 Vitamin C can increase the severity of spontaneous knee osteoarthritis 1 None
2004-06-05 Parkinson's disease breakthrough 0 None
2004-06-02 Schizophrenics who fail to take their medicines are over one-and-a-half times as likely to be rehospitalised 0 None


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