Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Condition News Stories - December 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


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