Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Condition News Stories - 2008

Date Title Comments Rating
2008-12-30 Transcendental meditation reduces ADHD symptoms among students 0 None
2008-12-30 Antifungal medication could provide asthma relief for 150,000 UK sufferers 0 None
2008-12-30 Cystic fibrosis patients' self-assessment of health can predict prognosis 0 None
2008-12-30 Chronic gastrointestinal symptoms in Korean population 0 None
2008-12-30 New screening test for chronic abdominal pain 0 None
2008-12-22 Cancer is on the increase in Australia 0 None
2008-12-22 Vulnerability to post-traumatic stress runs in families 0 None
2008-12-18 Patients with skin disease psoriasis need evaluation of coronary artery disease risk 0 None
2008-12-18 Updated guidelines for irritable bowel syndrome 0 None
2008-12-18 Fewer hospitalizations for bleeding in digestive system 0 None
2008-12-18 New guidelines for malignant melanoma 0 None
2008-12-18 Evidence that Alzheimer's disease affects women differently than men 0 None
2008-12-18 Evaluation of treatments for benign prostatic enlargement 0 None
2008-12-17 Optimal dialysis treatment differs among kidney disease patients 0 None
2008-12-17 Cause found for abnormal muscle constrictions in dystonia 0 4
2008-12-17 Schizophrenia and autism may share common origin 0 None
2008-12-17 Advice for 5 million Aussies suffering with back pain - what's good for the heart is good for the back! 0 None
2008-12-16 Tips for preventing heel pain, pinched nerves and sore Achilles tendons 0 3.5
2008-12-16 New system of scoring IQ tests taken by children with fragile X syndrome 0 None
2008-12-16 Borderline personality disorder more common than schizophrenia 0 None
2008-12-16 Trans-splicing therapy for spinal muscular atrophy closer to clinical use 0 None
2008-12-16 Five million Australians hampered by back pain 0 None
2008-12-15 Physical therapy best for musculoskeletal pain relief 0 None
2008-12-15 New insight into birth defect synpolydactyly 0 None
2008-12-15 Discovery of new genetic cause severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) 0 4
2008-12-15 Hospitals using quality improvement program increase compliance to stroke treatment guidelines 0 None
2008-12-15 Psoriasis sufferers more likely to have higher levels of leptin 0 None
2008-12-15 3.6 million Americans living with active, undiagnosed psoriasis, unaware of associated risks 0 None
2008-12-15 Allergic rhinitis not associated with snoring or daytime sleepiness 0 None
2008-12-15 New research provides a clinical picture of obstructive sleep apnea from over six million hospital admissions 0 None
2008-12-15 Still wide racial disparities in colorectal cancer rates 0 None
2008-12-14 Exercise can relieve symptoms of peripheral artery disease 0 None
2008-12-14 Parkinson's disease can also affect changes in thought, behavior and judgment 0 5
2008-12-12 New cause of atrial fibrillation found 0 None
2008-12-12 Losing sense of smell may indicate Parkinson's 0 None
2008-12-10 Cause of uveal melanoma discovered, most common eye cancer 0 None
2008-12-10 Panic attacks or panic disorder linked to higher risk of heart problems 0 None
2008-12-10 New spinal deformity classification system 0 None
2008-12-10 Irritable bowel may be genetic 0 None
2008-12-10 Amblyopia treatment times could be drastically reduced 0 None
2008-12-08 Study sheds light on inflammatory bowel disease 0 None
2008-12-08 Cases of major eye disease projected to increase among diabetics 0 None
2008-12-08 Chronic myelogenous leukemia patient survey shows that side effects are a serious issue 0 None
2008-12-08 Presbyopia may affect more than 1 billion worldwide 0 None
2008-12-05 New clinical tool to identify those at highest risk for having undetected hyperglycemia 0 None
2008-12-05 New recommendations on late-onset hypogonadism 0 None
2008-12-05 Taiji, qigon and support groups help those with dementia 0 None
2008-12-05 Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis linked to heart attacks 0 None
2008-12-05 Discovery of MEDNIK syndrome 0 None
2008-12-03 Alzheimer's patients with sleep apnea benefit from CPAP treatment - improves cognitive abilities 0 5
2008-12-03 School-based asthma education program helps children and adolescents to better manage condition 0 None
2008-12-03 Radiologists diagnose and treat self-embedding disorder in teens 0 None
2008-12-03 4.7 percent of U.S. population suffers from persistent depression or anxiety disorders 0 None
2008-12-03 New guidelines for neuropathy 0 None
2008-12-03 Genetic breakdown in Fanconi anemia may have link to HPV-associated cancer 0 None
2008-12-03 Thrombosis patients face greater risks than previously believed 0 None
2008-12-03 Discovery of a presbycusis related gene 0 None
2008-12-03 Large study looks at genetic risks for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder 0 None
2008-12-03 Risk factors for chronic disability after back injury 0 None
2008-12-02 Study looks at 'vicious circle' theory infections in COPD patients 0 None
2008-12-01 Study looks at mitral valve prolapse 0 None
2008-12-01 Psychiatric disorders common among 18 to 24-year-olds 0 None
2008-12-01 Relief for common and painful heel problem called plantar fasciitis 0 None
2008-12-01 If cold symptoms persist it could be sinusitis 0 None
2008-12-01 New hope for post-traumatic stress disorder sufferers 0 None
2008-12-01 Liver disease tackled with dedicated unit at Imperial College London 0 None
2008-11-30 Experts urge change in asthma management 0 None
2008-11-26 Study evaluates corneal collagen cross-linking in subjects with progressive keratoconus 1 3
2008-11-26 Fear of hypoglycemia a barrier to exercise for type 1 diabetics 0 None
2008-11-26 Baffling chronic pain linked to rewiring of brain 0 None
2008-11-26 ASGE encouraged by drop in colorectal cancer deaths 0 None
2008-11-26 Better management of arthritis more important than new drugs 0 None
2008-11-25 Study examines medical cost increases for individuals living with diabetes 0 None
2008-11-25 Vasovagal syncope - most common emergency situation in the dental office 0 5
2008-11-25 Signs of stroke - most people ignorant 0 None
2008-11-24 Study shows true economic cost of living with multiple sclerosis 0 None
2008-11-24 Hospital admissions for lung cancer stable 0 None
2008-11-24 New hope for lung disease pulmonary alveolar proteinosis 0 None
2008-11-24 Gasping a good sign in sudden cardiac arrest 0 None
2008-11-24 Children with sickle cell disease have inadequate healthcare 0 None
2008-11-24 Eating too many eggs may raise your risk of type 2 diabetes 0 None
2008-11-24 Ultrasound helps provide rapid treatment of DVT 0 None
2008-11-21 Lung cancer facts 0 None
2008-11-21 Reminder, signs of a heart attack can be subtle 0 None
2008-11-21 Heart patients are often not treated in accordance with guidelines 0 None
2008-11-21 NJISA experts available for interviews on Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2008-11-20 Helping diabetics through the holiday season 0 None
2008-11-20 Experts call for FDA to address dramatic rise in skin cancer rates in the U.S. 0 None
2008-11-19 Low birth weight a risk factor for focal segmental glomerulosclerosis 0 None
2008-11-19 More data released on key diabetes genes 0 None
2008-11-19 Acute kidney injury predisposes elderly to serious kidney disease 0 None
2008-11-18 Diabetes cost U.S. estimated $217.5 billion in 2007 0 None
2008-11-18 Recent Southern California wildfires caused hospital visits for respiratory illnesses to spike 0 None
2008-11-18 Innovative new surgeries extending and improving life for Crohn's disease sufferers 0 None
2008-11-18 Accera to launch Axona, medical food product for Alzheimer's in 2009 0 3
2008-11-17 Predicting the future for patients with severe traumatic brain injury 0 None
2008-11-17 Expectations drive patient preferences for treatment of spine problems 0 None
2008-11-17 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease sending more people to hospital 0 5
2008-11-17 Asthma may be over-diagnosed by up to 30 per cent in Canadian adults 0 None
2008-11-16 Early-onset familial Alzheimer disease provides clues to treatment of common Alzheimer's 0 None
2008-11-16 New clue for cellular damage in Huntington's disease 0 None
2008-11-13 A new method to control bleeding in hemophilia 0 None
2008-11-13 Novel IBS treatment developed at UB garners $8.5 million for seven-year trial 0 None
2008-11-12 High blood pressure a looming problem for Europe 0 None
2008-11-12 Adalimumab therapy may reduce health-care costs for Crohn's disease patients 0 None
2008-11-12 Novel tool helps study the biochemical basis of Alzheimer's 0 None
2008-11-12 Promising clinical trial for patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder 0 None
2008-11-12 Osteoporosis care at risk in the U.S. 0 None
2008-11-11 U.S. health trend in heart disease is not going down as expected 0 None
2008-11-11 Obstructive sleep apnea may be risk factor for sudden cardiac death 0 None
2008-11-11 Indigenous Australian's inadequately informed about kidney disease 0 None
2008-11-11 Struggling with incontinence? seek help 0 None
2008-11-11 Diabetes and foot problems 0 None
2008-11-11 Dealing with the festive season when you have an eating disorder 0 None
2008-11-10 New evidence of an environmental trigger for autism 0 None
2008-11-10 Education delays onset of the dementia 0 None
2008-11-10 Ewing sarcoma treatment ineffective, despite promising laboratory data 0 None
2008-11-10 Greater thinking, learning and memory abilities delay symptoms of Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2008-11-10 For transient ischemic attacks both overdiagnosis and underdiagnosis can be perilous 0 None
2008-11-10 Food allergies are on the rise but effective treatment in the pipeline 0 None
2008-11-10 Heart attack prevention within three months after hospitalization significantly averted future attacks 0 None
2008-11-10 Obstructive sleep apnea and sudden cardiac death 0 None
2008-11-10 Rising triglyceride levels may be behind rising rates of obesity 0 None
2008-11-10 Barriers to managing asthma 0 None
2008-11-08 Overnight hemodialysis dramatically improves survival 0 None
2008-11-08 Kidney stones may increase risk for chronic kidney disease 0 None
2008-11-08 Interaction between gene variants may alter brain function in schizophrenia 0 None
2008-11-08 Cost of treating colorectal cancer varies widely 0 None
2008-11-08 New guidelines for congenital heart disease 0 None
2008-11-07 Novel concept in chronic lymphoid leukemia treatment 0 None
2008-11-07 Significant weakness found in dementia screening method 0 None
2008-11-07 Pregnancy diabetes doubles the risk of language development problems in children 0 None
2008-11-07 Treatments for seasonal affective disorder (SAD) 0 None
2008-11-07 Metabolic syndrome found in quarter of the U.S. workforce 0 None
2008-11-07 Dermatitis management 0 None
2008-11-07 Experts discuss future of public health research on Down syndrome 0 None
2008-11-07 Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and associated risk factors in Illinois 0 None
2008-11-07 New clinical guidelines on prevention of cardiovascular disease and diabetes in patients at highest risk 0 None
2008-11-06 21 million Americans suffers arthritis pain 0 None
2008-11-06 Discover of gene behind specific language impairment 0 None
2008-11-06 10 symptoms that should never be ignored 0 None
2008-11-05 ADHD affects the motor skills of boys more than girls 0 3
2008-11-05 Pycnodysostosis sheds light on enzyme's role in bone metabolism 0 None
2008-11-05 Rainfall linked to autism 0 None
2008-11-04 Alzheimer's + diabetes + high blood pressure = a shorter life 0 None
2008-11-04 Treating osteoporosis after hip fracture 0 None
2008-11-04 RICE to prevent stress injuries 0 None
2008-11-04 Genetic mutation linked to seasonal affective disorder 0 None
2008-11-04 Post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms linked to increased risk of death after heart events 0 None
2008-11-04 Rare immune cell may help those with Crohn's and colitis 0 None
2008-11-04 Two different approaches used to correct clubfoot both bring positive outcomes for most children 0 None
2008-11-04 ADHD appears to affect movement in boys more than it does in girls 0 None
2008-11-04 Symptoms of fibromyalgia related to dysfunction in parts of brain where pain is processed 0 None
2008-11-04 Bladder conditions - raising awareness 0 None
2008-11-04 Novel approach to help drivers with ADHD 0 None
2008-11-03 Indigenous Australians with kidney disease 'left in the dark' by doctors 0 None
2008-10-31 Good genes behaving badly behind type 1 diabetes 0 None
2008-10-31 Research points to new treatment options for infantile hemangioma 0 4.5
2008-10-31 New cases of diagnosed diabetes rises 90% in last 10 years 0 None
2008-10-29 Eye pressure spikes and glaucoma 0 3
2008-10-27 Obesity reality check 0 None
2008-10-27 Lack of brain NMDA receptors linked to schizophrenia 0 None
2008-10-27 Study looks at rare condition known as phonagnosia 0 None
2008-10-27 Anxiety disorders latest worry in high blood pressure 0 5
2008-10-27 New treatment guidelines for carpal tunnel syndrome 0 None
2008-10-27 Healing process found to backfire in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patients 0 None
2008-10-26 Exercise-induced fatigue in muscular dystrophies, study points to potential new therapies 0 None
2008-10-26 First-ever international guidelines for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis 0 None
2008-10-26 Newly discovered mechanism can explain the Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome 0 None
2008-10-23 Research targets diabetes-related eye conditions 0 None
2008-10-22 High-dose hormone treatment might reduce risk for posttraumatic stress disorder 0 None
2008-10-21 New Zealand to trial pig cells as treatment for type 1 diabetes 0 None
2008-10-20 People lacking essential antioxidants and sunlight more likely to develop advanced macular degeneration 0 None
2008-10-20 New guides to preventing and treating osteoporosis 0 None
2008-10-20 Australia's asthma mortality rate one of the highest in the world 0 2
2008-10-16 People with autism less influenced by gut instincts 0 None
2008-10-15 People with severe obstructive sleep apnea often have poor diets 0 5
2008-10-14 Just how common is skin cancer in Australia? 0 None
2008-10-14 More effective treatment found for convergence insufficiency, a childhood vision disorder 0 None
2008-10-14 Best treatment determined for convergence insufficiency in children 0 5
2008-10-14 Diabetics more likely to lose their vision 0 1
2008-10-13 Visual impairment more common in people with diabetes 0 None
2008-10-13 Researchers say bipolar disorder also afflicts children 0 None
2008-10-13 WHO makes urgent call for services for mental disorders to be scaled up 0 None
2008-10-13 Preventing lung disease in indigenous communities 0 None
2008-10-12 Abdominal venous thrombosis risk factors 0 None
2008-10-12 Children with cystic fibrosis not well covered by guidelines for vitamin D needs 0 None
2008-10-07 People with diabetes lose more than money 0 None
2008-10-06 More appendicitis hospitalizations on "high ozone" days 0 None
2008-10-06 Brain Injury Association of Canada asks "Where is Canada's injury prevention strategy?" 0 None
2008-10-06 Discovery of gene variant for cleft lip 0 None
2008-10-01 Insomnia linked to depression and substance abuse during adolescence 0 None
2008-10-01 Obsessive compulsive disorder evident as early as age four 0 None
2008-09-29 An occupational therapist-led approach gets people with osteoarthritis moving 0 None
2008-09-29 Genetic link found to sleep disorder narcolepsy 0 None
2008-09-29 Pain is not a symptom of arthritis, pain causes arthritis 0 None
2008-09-25 Discovery may help complications of diabetes - delayed gastric emptying or gastroparesis 0 None
2008-09-24 Personality can hamper a physician’s assessment of depression 0 None
2008-09-24 Drugs to treat ADHD should be a last resort 0 None
2008-09-24 VA to increase benefits for veterans with mild traumatic brain injuries 0 None
2008-09-22 Exposure to bacteria might prevent type I diabetes 0 None
2008-09-21 Hospital patients to be assessed for risk of venous thromboembolism 0 None
2008-09-18 Antibiotics in preterm labour linked to cerebral palsy in infants 0 None
2008-09-18 Study on controversial treatment for autism 'scuppered' by U.S. health officials 0 None
2008-09-17 British scientists to develop blood test for Alzheimer's 0 None
2008-09-17 Ethics of screening for Down Syndrome under question 0 None
2008-09-16 Americans warned about deep vein thrombosis 0 None
2008-09-16 Migraine sufferers more at risk of deadly blood clots 0 5
2008-09-15 Experts say thousands at risk for heart disease go unchecked 0 None
2008-09-15 Gender differences in experience of rheumatism 0 None
2008-09-14 Key component of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease identified 0 None
2008-09-11 Senate Finance Committee members push for compromise on mental health parity legislation 0 None
2008-09-11 Grand Rapids Press examines Alzheimer's disease care among Hispanics 0 None
2008-09-10 The underdevelopment of a specific brain region may cause schizophrenia 0 None
2008-09-10 Risk assessment tool finds that blacks with breathing conditions have higher risk for developing lung cancer than whites 0 None
2008-09-10 Twice as many 'mentally ill' end up in custody rather than a hospital 0 None
2008-09-09 Honolulu Advertiser examines diabetes prevalence among native Hawaiians, Asian-American/Pacific islanders 0 None
2008-09-09 New hope for Burkitt's lymphoma 1 None
2008-09-08 Depression and autism are subjects of public forum on research 0 None
2008-09-07 Migraine with aura may be linked to increased risk of stroke and heart attacks 0 None
2008-09-07 Diabetics missing out on life saving medication 0 None
2008-09-07 Myalgic encephalomyelitis sufferers rely on aternative medicines 0 4
2008-09-07 NIH tackles urologic chronic pelvic pain disorders 0 None
2008-09-02 Knee osteoarthritis a growing problem in U.S. 0 None
2008-09-02 Discovery of novel candidate gene for inflammatory bowel diseases 0 None
2008-09-02 Hopkins researchers piece together gene "network" linked to schizophrenia 0 None
2008-09-02 European guidelines for acute pulmonary embolism 0 None
2008-09-02 New guidelines on heart failure 0 None
2008-09-02 Exercise on a treadmill helps stroke survivors years later 0 None
2008-09-01 Earwax removal - new guidelines 0 None
2008-09-01 Children of older fathers more likely to have bipolar disorder 0 None
2008-09-01 Heavy snoring a sign of early carotid atherosclerosis 0 None
2008-09-01 Advances in the management of diabetes mellitus 0 5
2008-09-01 Does treatment of depression improve prognosis after heart attack? 0 None
2008-09-01 Primary prevention of coronary heart disease: challenges and achievements 0 None
2008-08-27 Time is right to make cancer control a development priority 0 None
2008-08-26 Medication slows progression of myopia in children 0 None
2008-08-25 New technique offers hope for stroke sufferers 0 None
2008-08-19 Scientists discover how mutation in the copper-regulating protein ATP7B causes Wilson disease 0 5
2008-08-18 Beware of finding ADHD everywhere 0 None
2008-08-17 Variation in Ankyrin 3 gene shows strong association with bipolar disorder 0 5
2008-08-14 New model for studying the genetics of Angelman syndrome 0 4
2008-08-14 Managing diabetes at school 0 5
2008-08-13 Molecular switch provides insights into a form of altered brain activity occurring in schizophrenia 0 None
2008-08-13 Window of opportunity for newly diagnosed diabetics 0 None
2008-08-12 Medulloblastoma in children - two studies find clues to treatment 0 5
2008-08-12 Losing weight after diabetes diagnosis prevent related disease 0 None
2008-08-11 Hypertension on Wheels program will focus on African Americans who have a greater risk for high blood pressure 0 None
2008-08-11 Shocking death rate from diabetes revealed 0 3
2008-08-10 Sexual dysfunction - The brain-body connection 0 None
2008-08-05 600,000 Australians afflicted with osteoporosis 0 2
2008-08-03 Sleep apnea associated with increased risk of death 0 None
2008-08-03 New resource helps women with diabetes through healthy pregnancies 0 None
2008-07-31 Improving the prognosis for schizophrenic disorders 0 None
2008-07-31 Commonly used diabetes monitoring test could identify millions of people with undiagnosed diabetes 0 None
2008-07-29 Researchers link the extreme fatigue in pulmonary fibrosis to loss in body-rejuvenating R.E.M. sleep 1 None
2008-07-29 Rheumatoid arthritis doubles a person's risk of heart attack 0 None
2008-07-29 Alcohol linked to increased risk of perennial allergic rhinitis 0 None
2008-07-29 Rochester launches first health survey of deaf population 0 None
2008-07-29 Brits invited to tune in to a heart attack 0 None
2008-07-29 Good news for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2008-07-28 Breakthrough in crippling childhood disease Friedreich's ataxia 0 5
2008-07-28 Exercise shown to slow down Alzheimer's progress 0 None
2008-07-27 Previous estimates of levels of dementia in the developing world underestimated 0 None
2008-07-27 Knowing means simplifying: gluten-free diet alone is enough to cure the bones of pediatric patients with celiac disease 0 None
2008-07-24 Allergic rhinitis diagnosis and treatment: new guidelines for primary care professionals 0 None
2008-07-23 Research sheds light on neural mechanisms responsible for social difficulties in autism 0 None
2008-07-23 The stigma of being mentally ill 0 5
2008-07-21 Gastroesophageal reflux disease and asthma 0 None
2008-07-21 21 new genes found for Crohn's disease 0 None
2008-07-17 25.6 percent of U.S. adults obese in 2007 0 None
2008-07-17 Physical activity programs for persons with dementia 0 None
2008-07-17 The aorta is torn apart in Marfan syndrome 0 None
2008-07-16 Forensic psychiatric inpatients with tattoos are significantly more likely to suffer from ASPD 0 None
2008-07-16 Cognitive behaviour therapy effective in treating chronic fatigue syndrome 0 None
2008-07-16 Diet alone cannot control type 2 diabetes 0 None
2008-07-15 Culture differences in predicting variations in how people present symptoms of depression 0 None
2008-07-15 Diabetes could be a hidden condition for heart disease patients 0 None
2008-07-14 Apert's syndrome - new discovery 0 1
2008-07-10 Men and women recover from concussion differently - one-size-fits-all approach to treatment not ideal 0 None
2008-07-10 Depression after stroke: a neglected problem 0 None
2008-07-09 Back pain recovery slower than common belief suggests 0 None
2008-07-07 Discovery of new function for an old enzyme in sialidosis 0 None
2008-07-07 Gene change sheds light on sex development disorder 0 None
2008-07-06 More aggressive treatment of childhood eczema could help prevent asthma 0 None
2008-07-03 Pennsylvania tells Autism Speaks to stop talking 0 None
2008-07-03 Cancer cases up but survival more than doubles in breast and bowel cancer 0 None
2008-07-02 Scientists predict three quarters of children with leukaemia will be cured 0 None
2008-07-02 Great news for children with leukaemia 0 None
2008-07-01 New clues to the biological basis of migraines 0 None
2008-07-01 A population-based strategy needed to tackle obesity in U.S. 0 None
2008-06-25 Millions pledged to autistic children in Australia welcome news 0 None
2008-06-24 8 percent of the U.S. population has diabetes 0 None
2008-06-24 Canada's mental health crisis 0 None
2008-06-18 Experts paint a depressing future for Australian diabetics 0 None
2008-06-18 Experts say spend more on dementia or expect a crisis 0 None
2008-06-17 New approach for assessing and managing patients with sepsis 0 None
2008-06-17 World Allergy report calls for urgent worldwide collaboration to tackle global increase in allergies 0 None
2008-06-16 Presidential candidates comment on causes of autism - Association says evidence-based approach should guide national autism 0 None
2008-06-15 Biological medicine helps more people with rheumatoid arthritis 1 None
2008-06-15 New treatment for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder 0 None
2008-06-11 Advanced cancer patients often unaware of life expectancies, effects of chemotherapy, according to perspective 0 None
2008-06-11 New support for mesothelioma sufferers in Australia 0 None
2008-06-11 Lupus more severe in patients with ancestry from southern Europe 0 None
2008-06-11 People with tune deafness able to detect a wrong note unconsciously 0 None
2008-06-11 New treatments for lower back pain tested 0 None
2008-06-11 High prevalence of periodontal disease in rheumatoid arthritis found 0 5
2008-06-10 ADHD an advantage for nomadic tribesmen 0 None
2008-06-09 Diabetes explosion on the cards for Brits 0 None
2008-06-09 Number blindness more common than word blindness 0 None
2008-06-05 How best to treat chronic pain? The jury is still out 0 None
2008-06-03 U of M sets new standard of care for recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa 0 None
2008-06-03 60% of people in the U.S. age 18 and older have at least one chronic medical condition 0 None
2008-06-02 Australian dementia sufferers may wear tracking devices 0 None
2008-06-02 Exposure-based therapy may help prevent post-traumatic stress disorder 0 None
2008-06-02 New approach to treating vision loss caused by type 1 Usher syndrome 0 None
2008-06-01 New insight into the genetics of Lou Gehrig's disease 0 5
2008-05-30 Spontaneous mutations widespread in non-familial schizophrenia 0 None
2008-05-27 Avoiding spleen removal for Cooley's anemia sufferers 0 None
2008-05-27 Thousands with type 2 diabetes at risk bacause they do not take their drugs 0 None
2008-05-26 New guideline for the treatment of vertigo 1 None
2008-05-26 Children should drink milk to help prevent osteoporosis 0 None
2008-05-25 The emerging role of infection in Alzheimer’s 0 None
2008-05-22 Latest research into common eye problem, nystagmus to be presented at University of Leicester 0 None
2008-05-21 Obstructive sleep apnea starts from the first year of life 0 None
2008-05-21 Iraq war and risk of developing bronchiolitis 1 None
2008-05-20 Mayo Clinic research shows U.S. intensive care units' prevention of pneumonia in critically-ill generally strong; identifies area of improvement 0 None
2008-05-20 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients benefit more from pulmonary rehab in earlier stages 0 None
2008-05-20 Shingles runs in the family 0 None
2008-05-19 Dermatologists link family history to shingles susceptibility 0 None
2008-05-19 Abnormal "editing" of gene messages may cause Lupus 0 None
2008-05-19 Embryo bill decision offers hope to multiple sclerosis sufferers 0 None
2008-05-19 Majority of kidney cancers diagnosed at earliest stage 0 None
2008-05-12 Ancient protein myosin 2 offers clues to killer condition 0 None
2008-05-12 Mentally ill often trapped in poverty/debt cycle 0 4
2008-05-12 Charity says rules for diabetic drivers unfair 0 2
2008-05-07 A new search for causes of autism 0 None
2008-05-06 New insights help adolescents and younger children improve asthma control 0 None
2008-05-06 Erythropoietin gene linked to severe diabetic eye, kidney diseases 0 None
2008-05-06 Sport and asthma, researchers follow European Olympic athletes to Beijing 0 None
2008-05-06 Study identifies problems with diagnosis of bipolar disorder 0 None
2008-05-05 Allergy expert says expect cure for peanut allergy in five years 0 None
2008-05-02 On the road with allergies and asthma 0 None
2008-04-27 Surprising language abilities in children with autism 0 None
2008-04-23 Discovery of gene behind clefting disorder Branchio-Oculo-Facial syndrome 0 None
2008-04-21 Skin lesions larger than 6 millimeters more likely to be melanomas 0 None
2008-04-21 Nasal surgery improves quality of life for those with obstructive sleep apnea 0 None
2008-04-21 One man's struggle with an eating disorder 0 None
2008-04-21 Diabetes worst in the developing world 0 None
2008-04-18 300,000 soldiers who served in Iraq or Afghanistan have post-traumatic stress disorder or major depression 0 5
2008-04-17 20 percent of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans suffer from PTSD or major depression 0 None
2008-04-17 Babies with an eye-alignment disorder called infantile esotropia have developmental delays 0 None
2008-04-15 New understanding of systemic sclerosis 0 None
2008-04-13 New hope for blood disorder anaemia 0 None
2008-04-10 Obesity costs U.S. companies $45 billion annually in medical expenditures and work loss 0 None
2008-04-10 Acute kidney injury with sepsis 0 None
2008-04-09 Autism is on the rise, why? 0 None
2008-04-09 Rise in autism related to changes in diagnosis 0 None
2008-04-08 Stress worsens symptoms of endometriosis 0 None
2008-04-08 Symptoms of depression do not appear to increase in early stages of Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2008-04-07 Nasal irrigation can relieve sinus symptoms safely, cheaply 1 3
2008-04-07 Campaign focuses on hereditary spastic paraplegia 0 None
2008-04-04 Discovery of new genetic links to psoriasis 0 None
2008-04-04 Rare genetic syndrome may hold key to cure for heat stroke 0 None
2008-04-03 Potential new treatments for polycystic kidney disease 0 None
2008-04-03 How to reduce fibromyalgia pain 0 None
2008-04-02 The mysterious link between summer birthdates and myopia 0 None
2008-03-31 Epilepsy advocates propose strategies to heighten treatment expectations 0 None
2008-03-31 Glycine could be key to REM Sleep Behavior Disorder 0 None
2008-03-31 Carpal tunnel syndrome treatment 0 None
2008-03-26 Cardiovascular and metabolic issues in patients with thyroid dysfunction 0 None
2008-03-25 New hope for children with bilateral Wilms tumors 0 4
2008-03-25 Severe psoriasis linked to serious medical conditions including cardiovascular disease, depression and cancer 0 None
2008-03-24 Toxic organophosphates appear to contribute to motor neuron disease 0 None
2008-03-24 Methamphetamine use and pulmonary arterial hypertension 0 None
2008-03-24 Altruism can be actively cultivated 0 None
2008-03-20 Sleep deprivation used to diagnose Somnambulism (sleepwalking) 0 5
2008-03-20 Does ADHD look the same in youth of different races? 0 None
2008-03-18 Inbred Romanian community provides insight into genetic factors associated with vitiligo 0 None
2008-03-18 New understanding of rare immune disorder called Job's syndrome 0 None
2008-03-18 Botox effective for CHARGE Syndrome in infants 0 None
2008-03-14 IOF recognizes ESCEO European guidance for osteoporosis diagnosis and management 0 None
2008-03-14 Chronic sleep disruption can cause heart and kidney disease 0 None
2008-03-14 Is deep-vein thrombosis lurking in your legs? 0 None
2008-03-14 Treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder, help for partners also 0 None
2008-03-13 Diabetes and dental health 0 None
2008-03-13 Good news for people with glycogen storage disease type Ia 8 4
2008-03-12 New genetic finding on Rett syndrome 0 None
2008-03-12 Researchers find treatment for familial cold autoinflammatory syndrome 3 3
2008-03-11 Idiopathic intracranial hypertension leads to vision loss more often in blacks 0 None
2008-03-11 Allergy testing is essential in the effective management of patients with allergic conditions 1 None
2008-03-10 Gene could spell new chapter in fight against gout 0 None
2008-03-10 Treatments for plantar fasciitis (jogger's heel) 0 4
2008-03-06 Prader-Willi syndrome - new genetic clues 0 5
2008-03-04 Red meat and colorectal cancer 0 None
2008-03-04 Guidelines for von Willebrand disease diagnosis and management 0 None
2008-03-04 Rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis 0 None
2008-03-04 New lazy eye treatment shows promise 0 None
2008-03-04 Colon cancer treatment, symptoms, clinical trials 0 None
2008-03-03 Adult stem cell changes underlie Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria syndrome associated with accelerated aging 0 3
2008-03-01 NIDDK releases new awareness series on diabetes, digestive diseases and kidney and urologic diseases 0 None
2008-03-01 New guidelines for von Willebrand disease 0 None
2008-03-01 Diabetes is rapidly increasing globally, and Asian Indians have the highest prevalence 0 None
2008-02-28 Decline in cystic fibrosis since introduction of prenatal carrier screening 0 None
2008-02-25 Call to parliament to curb web sites which encourage eating disorders 0 None
2008-02-22 New clinician's guide to prevention and treatment of osteoporosis 0 None
2008-02-21 Atherosclerosis solution is likely many years away 0 None
2008-02-20 Ocular melanoma - potential new treatment options 0 None
2008-02-18 Many Aussies would take a test for dementia 0 None
2008-02-17 Epidemic of pain addressed by leading physicians 0 None
2008-02-17 Chronic pain is a disease in its own right 0 None
2008-02-13 Depression in seniors 0 None
2008-02-12 Hypertension worsening in all states for women; stagnates for men 0 None
2008-02-11 A great mind focuses on dementia 0 None
2008-02-11 More doctors prescribe exercise to treat depression 0 None
2008-02-07 New approach to genetic diagnosis in autism 0 None
2008-02-05 Depression and rheumatoid arthritis 0 3
2008-02-04 Advances in age-related macular degeneration treatment 0 None
2008-01-31 Allergies linked to irritable bowel syndrome 0 None
2008-01-31 Accelerated head growth a risk factor for autism 0 1
2008-01-31 U.S. mental health survey of people with schizophrenia and providers 0 None
2008-01-22 Melanomas appear as ugly ducklings! 0 None
2008-01-22 Annual diabetes cost estimates for 2007 0 None
2008-01-21 Special report on the aging eye 0 None
2008-01-20 Untreated blood disorder leads to liver cancer and arthritis 0 None
2008-01-17 International congress on gait and mental function 0 None
2008-01-17 Gastric cancer survivors should be aware of osteoporosis 0 None
2008-01-16 U.S. shingles statistics 0 5
2008-01-15 Potential new treatment for inflammatory bowel disease 0 5
2008-01-15 Type 2 diabetes explosion in Australia predicted 0 None
2008-01-15 Important new finding for people with anorexia 0 None
2008-01-14 Dark circles under the eyes 0 None
2008-01-10 New Sleep and Breathing Disorders Center at UT Southwestern 0 None
2008-01-10 Important finding for people with anorexia 0 None
2008-01-10 New phenylketonuria (PKU) treatment offered at Hayward Genetics Center 0 None
2008-01-09 Trigeminal neuralgia 1 None
2008-01-09 Treating diabetics with pig islet cells 0 None
2008-01-09 Review of transplant issues in patients with biliary atresia 0 4
2008-01-08 Researchers establish risk factors for Parkinson's disease 0 None
2008-01-07 Eczema still on the increase in developing countries 0 None
2008-01-07 Hospitalizations for gastroespohageal reflux disease on the rise 0 None
2008-01-04 Early detection is critical to treating glaucoma 0 None
2008-01-03 Growing burden of arthritis in the U.S. 0 None
2008-01-02 New clinical practice recommendations to help health care providers treat people with diabetes 0 None
2008-01-02 Restless legs syndrome may double the risk of heart disease 1 None


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