Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Condition News Stories - May 2009

Date Title Comments Rating
2009-05-31 Surgery not necessary for most late-stage colorectal cancers 0 None
2009-05-31 Obesity and diabetes each double the risk of heart failure - patients with both conditions ‘very difficult’ to treat 0 None
2009-05-31 Half million people in the UK have undiagnosed coeliac disease 0 None
2009-05-28 Survey examines health outcomes of American Indians in Alabama 0 None
2009-05-27 DNA compounds show promise for Lupus 0 None
2009-05-27 Diabetes-related amputations can be reduced 0 None
2009-05-27 Discovery of genetic cause for primary biliary cirrhosis 1 5
2009-05-27 Common migraine pain condition allodynia also prevalent in cluster headache 0 None
2009-05-27 Glucose monitoring devices benefit people with type 1 diabetes 0 None
2009-05-27 Boy born with half a heart survives and thrives 0 None
2009-05-27 A broken trust: lessons from the vaccine–autism wars 4 5
2009-05-26 1 in 7 Australians over 25 have chronic kidney disease 0 None
2009-05-26 Cohesin protein disrupts gene function in Cornelia deLange syndrome 0 None
2009-05-26 Treating pain with depression 0 4
2009-05-26 New therapy shows potential for treating Duchenne muscular dystrophy 2 5
2009-05-26 Does vitamin D reduce the risk of dementia? 0 None
2009-05-26 The future of migraine: beyond just another pill 0 None
2009-05-26 Discovery of faulty genes could reveal risk of Paget's disease 0 None
2009-05-25 Hospital refuses admission to young adults with thalassemia and sickle cell disease 0 None
2009-05-25 Inner ear balance disorders common, linked to falls among American seniors 0 None
2009-05-25 Nervous system may be culprit in Pompe disease 0 5
2009-05-25 Inflammation clue to fragile bones in Duchenne's muscular dystrophy 0 4
2009-05-22 Scientists pinpoint molecular cause of Alzheimer's disease 0 5
2009-05-22 Control of blood sugars long-term reduces risk of heart disease in diabetics 0 None
2009-05-22 Overnight dialysis more convenient and effective 0 None
2009-05-22 Discovery of gene that controls sugar production, implications for diabetes 0 None
2009-05-21 MRI analysis software helps identify early Alzheimer’s disease 0 None
2009-05-21 Toddler’s mysterious meningitis trumps cancer threat 0 None
2009-05-21 Study finds sleep apnea widely undiagnosed among obese type 2 diabetics 0 None
2009-05-20 New Jersey Senate, Assembly panels advance autism coverage bill 0 None
2009-05-20 COPD patients benefit from lifestyle program 0 None
2009-05-20 Vitamin D may halt lung function decline in asthma and COPD 0 None
2009-05-20 Schizophrenia, substance abuse, and violent crime 0 5
2009-05-20 Take control of your asthma, EPA advises 0 None
2009-05-20 Autism and employment 3 None
2009-05-19 Innovative prism glasses help hemianopia patients 0 None
2009-05-19 Obstructive sleep apnea sufferers should avoid driving after poor sleep or consuming alcohol 0 None
2009-05-19 Autism discovery may explain why disorder strikes boys four times more than girls 1 None
2009-05-19 'Singing brains' offers hope for better treatments for epilepsy and schizophrenia 0 None
2009-05-19 Diabetics who have retinopathy should also be screened for obstructive sleep apnea 0 None
2009-05-19 Discovery of mutant genes in acute lymphoblastic leukemia 0 None
2009-05-19 Discovery of new target in fight against osteoporosis, periodontitis 0 None
2009-05-18 Researchers look at eczema asthma link 0 5
2009-05-18 Trace elements unbalanced in dialysis patients 0 None
2009-05-18 A hard-line approach to cardiovascular risks in diabetes 0 None
2009-05-18 Autism in the UK costs more than £27 billion every year 0 None
2009-05-17 Self-treatment lowers overall health care costs for chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder sufferers 0 None
2009-05-17 Detecting diabetes with spit 0 2.5
2009-05-15 Early identification of dementia increasingly difficult 0 4
2009-05-14 Pathway opens up cure for Fanconi anemia 1 None
2009-05-13 Discovery of molecular defect involved in hearing loss 0 None
2009-05-13 Cognition already seriously impaired in first episode of schizophrenia 3 None
2009-05-13 Diet rich in nuts and olive oil protects against age-related macular degeneration 0 None
2009-05-12 Atrial fibrillation more difficult to identify in blacks than whites; might explain lower prevalence, study finds 0 5
2009-05-12 Early Alzheimer's diagnosis could reduce fiscal burden 0 None
2009-05-12 In retinal disease, sight may depend on second sites 0 3
2009-05-12 More patients needed in clinical trials to find treatment for patent foramen ovale (PFO) 0 None
2009-05-11 Muscular dystrophy diagnosis delayed in boys 0 None
2009-05-07 Hypoglycemia poses a serious health threat for patients with chronic kidney disease 0 None
2009-05-07 Home versus outpatient ultraviolet B phototherapy for mild to severe psoriasis 0 None
2009-05-07 Sufferers of mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea may benefit from exercise 0 None
2009-05-07 Significantly increased mortality rate in elderly patients with nocturia 0 None
2009-05-06 Self-management programs for asthma improve drug adherence, disease control 0 None
2009-05-06 Australia warned - 'Dementia Tsunami' on the way 1 None
2009-05-05 Blacks, Hispanics more concerned about Alzheimer's than whites, but less informed 0 None
2009-05-05 Arrythmia associated with heart attacks linked to higher risk of death 0 None
2009-05-05 Tea may be new treatment for type-2 diabetics 0 None
2009-05-04 New method a dream come true for sleep apnea patients 0 None
2009-05-04 Episodes of delirium accelerate cognitive decline and memory loss in Alzheimer's patients 0 None
2009-05-04 Toddlers with autism more likely to have an enlarged amygdala 0 None
2009-05-04 Average age of autism diagnosis nearly six years old - wide age gap between possible and actual diagnosis 0 None
2009-05-04 Obstructive sleep apnea increases risk of heart and vascular disease 0 None
2009-05-04 Variety of food or lack of puts autistic kids at risk for poor nutrition 0 None
2009-05-03 Arthritis may be exacerbated by computer use 0 5
2009-05-03 Discovery of gene associated with narcolepsy 0 1


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