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December 22, 2008

FDA wants new Diabetes drugs tested for heart risks

Clot dissolver no help for cardiac arrest

December 19, 2008

Hospitals provide disproportionate amount of primary care, study finds

December 18, 2008

Research explains benefit of mini heart attack

December 17, 2008

Leprosy lingers in US

Increased blood pressure in older adults affects cognitive functioning

Psychological distress a growing heart health problem

December 16, 2008

10 per cent of high school seniors use Vicodin

December 15, 2008

Obese kids more prone to limb injuries in car crashes

December 12, 2008

Panic attacks or panic disorder linked to higher risk of heart problems

December 11, 2008

Panic attacks or panic disorder linked to higher risk of heart problems

December 10, 2008

Women’s death rate higher from severe heart attack

Stroke strategy first anniversary marks improvements in stroke services, UK

December 9, 2008

New type of CPR saves lives

December 8, 2008

Many patients driving to hospital:study

December 5, 2008

New evidence shows that heart beats to its own drummer

December 4, 2008

Thrombosis patients face greater risks than previously believed

Scientists show function of helical band in heart

December 3, 2008

Too little Vitamin D puts heart at risk

Preemies low blood pressure linked to SIDS

November 28, 2008

New European guidelines of heart attack management put emphasis on speed of action

November 27, 2008

Depression may up heart attack risk

Avandia’s heart risk higher than similar drugs

Hypertension may hit black males earlier

November 26, 2008

Hospitals try to speed their response to heart attacks

November 25, 2008

Gasping cardiac patients need CPR:Don’t hold off on chest compressions if cardiac patient is gasping

November 24, 2008

Study: Race doesn’t affect ER care

November 21, 2008

Enzyme discovery may lead to better heart and stroke treatments

November 20, 2008

Nearly 1 in 3 Asthma cases may be misdiagnosed

November 14, 2008

CPR practices need resuscitation, survey finds

November 13, 2008

Study confirms increased heart attack deaths in NYC ambulance diversions

Heart failure hospitalizations up sharply

Timing is everything for some heart attack patients

November 12, 2008

Diabetes alert:insulin syringes recalled

November 7, 2008

Elevated death risk after heart attack

Anxiety tied to heart attack can raise death risk

November 6, 2008

Study sheds light on painkiller’s heart risk

November 5, 2008

Post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms linked to increased risk of death after heart events

November 4, 2008

Bio-compatible ice slurry for ischemic damage control

November 3, 2008

Rheumatoid Arthritis diagnosis doubles heart attack odds

October 30, 2008

Traumatized emergency workers don’t seek help

Washington studies emergency heart, stroke care

October 29, 2008

Cost of Diabetes care has doubled

High sodium levels don’t raise blood pressure

October 28, 2008

Nearly half of heart attack victims drive to hospital:study

October 24, 2008

Study confirms best way to transport youth with football neck injuries

October 23, 2008

Western diet boosts global heart attack risk 30 per cent

Rate of suicide in US increases for first time in a decade

October 22, 2008

Western diet to blame for 35 per cent of heart attacks, global study suggests

High fracture risk seen in heart failure patients

October 20, 2008

Aspirin doesn’t prevent first heart attack, stroke

October 17, 2008

US ranks 29th in infant mortality

New therapy for heart failure

October 16, 2008

High blood pressure is more prevalent

Excess drinking shrinks the brain

October 15, 2008

Child heart disease risks on the rise

Why sufferers of Alzheimer’s disease might have lower blood pressure

Vioxx heart risks confirmed in long term study

October 14, 2008

Some arteries opened safely without Heparin

Ginkgo prevented stroke damage in mice

New vaccine may help Type I diabetics in future

October 9, 2008

Pneumonia vaccine halves heart attack risk:study

October 8, 2008

Controversy over call to arm ambulance workers with capsicum spray

Gestational diabetes risk higher for Asian-Whites

More appendicitis hospitalizations on “high ozone days”

October 7, 2008

Foreclosures worsen spread of West Nile

October 3, 2008

Driving deaths spike on election days:study

October 2, 2008

Can pain cause Arthritis?

October 1, 2008

Patient harm from problem ‘handoffs’ is common

Physical exams good for assessing heart failure

September 26, 2008

COPD medicine:risky or safe?

Stroke prevalence higher, deadlier among American Indians

September 25, 2008

Drug overdose deaths on the rise

September 24, 2008

Study findings help EMS respond to cardiac arrest emergencies more safely and efficiently

September 19, 2008

Almost 1 in 10 Canadians has post traumatic stress at some point:study

In-depth:Post-traumatic stress disorder

September 17, 2008

Migraine sufferers more at risk for deadly blood clots

September 16, 2008

Staph infection a possible suspect in some SIDS cases

Later use of clot buster after stroke possible:study

September 15, 2008

Tight blood sugar control helps diabetics long-term

September 12, 2008

Health effects of 9/11 still evident seven years later

Heavier people have heart attacks earlier

Blood pressure treatment useful against stroke

September 11, 2008

Suicide rate among young male veterans reaches record high in 2006

September 10, 2008

Artery plaque rupture can occur without symptoms

September 9, 2008

New treatment for diabetics identified

September 5, 2008

1 in 20 Americans depressed:CDC

A home early warning system for cardiac patients

September 4, 2008

Atrial fibrillation stroke ‘tragedy’

September 3, 2008

Advances in the treatment of diabetes mellitus

Faster heart rate linked to increased heart attack risk

August 28, 2008

The cost effectiveness of thrombolysis administered by paramedics

August 27, 2008

Direct ambulance admission to the cardiac cathaterization laboratory significantly reduces door to balloon times in primary percutaneous coronary intervention

Infections may cause many premature births:study

August 26, 2008

Poor treatment may cause untreatable TB:study

Strokes can strike the youngest

August 22, 2008

Ultrasound used to predict heart attack risk

August 21, 2008

B vitamins fail to curb risk in heart patients

Arsenic has firm link to diabetes in US study

Silver-coated ventilator tubes cut pneumonia risk

August 20, 2008

Patient and physician perspectives on ambulance utilization

Elderly’s trauma may be taken less seriously

August 19, 2008

Heart disease risk soars with obesity, diabetes

August 18, 2008

Heart drug used in ambulance boosts survival

Stroke treatment still very often delayed

August 15, 2008

Diabetes onset, severity create cognitive problems

August 14, 2008

Low level of Vitamin D ups death risk

Turbulence predicts death risk for heart failure

August 13, 2008

Eyes may provide clues to heart disease

Outcomes after stroke poorer in older patients

August 11, 2008

GI bleeding after stroke raises death risk

Light exercise prevents atrial fibrillation in elderly

Heart disease tied to cognitive problems in midlife

August 8, 2008

Alcohol consumption declining in US:study

August 7, 2008

Infant deaths linked to cold medications

Pain in chest, upper abdomen an ominous sign

First US patient receives new “maglev” heart device

August 6, 2008

Obesity seen as protective in cases of heart failure

Stroke rehab may be poorer for athritis patients

August 5, 2008

New treatment lessens heart attack damage

Possible cause of postpartum depression pinpointed

August 1, 2008

Scottish smoking ban seen to cut heart attacks

Potassium may help lower blood pressure

Newly identified risk factor for cardiovascular disease may lead to new treatments

Death rates are up for pre-term babies

July 31, 2008

Prescription drug addictions rise

Gestational diabetes raises risk of type 2 diabetes

Hospitalizations for heart failure skyrocketing

July 30, 2008

Secondhand smoke raises spouse’s stroke risk:study

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy extends survival after cardiac arrest

July 29, 2008

Diabetes may threaten tuberculosis control efforts

July 25, 2008

Heart disease bad for brain

July 24, 2008

Mobile medics will shape the medical device market

Direct emergency admission to catheterization lab reduces time to intervention

Health agency spots tuberculosis as problem

Depression linked with first stroke in elderly

July 23, 2008

Sleep apnea may trigger nighttime heart attack

July 21, 2008

Too much sleep tied to stroke risk in older women

July 18, 2008

Thousands of children die of strokes each year

July 17, 2008

Diabetes could be a hidden condition for heart disease patients

July 16, 2008

Diabetes makes people more vulnerable to TB, study says

Study examines heparin use following cardioembolic stroke

July 14, 2008

Gender plays role in post concussion healing

July 11, 2008

ELS plus CPR ups blood flow after cardiac arrest

Measles outbreak hits 127 people in 15 states

July 10, 2008

Study points to new way to test for diabetes risk

Lowering blood pressure reduces the risk of dementia:study

A new suspect found for SIDS

Experts says superbugs all set to overwhelm Australia’s health system

Disruption of blood sugar levels after heart surgery is common

July 9, 2008

Type 2 diabetes epidemic looming

Pregnancy increases risk of acute myocardial infarction

July 8, 2008

6 in every 100 patients die in hospital due to adverse drug reaction

Study to examine conventional saline solution for patients with shock or serious head injury after trauma

July 7, 2008

Heart failure outcomes worse in diabetics:study

Deadliest malaria cases on the rise in UK:study

Black men often unaware of high blood pressure

July 4, 2008

Many kids carry the superbug MRSA:study

July 3, 2008

Tougher rules for diabetes drugs debated

Type I diabetes on the rise in Australian children

July 2, 2008

Diabetes linked to cognitive decline in seniors

June 30, 2008

Education, income affect heart attack survival rates

Angina strikes 1 in 5 heart attack survivors

1 in 10 had silent strokes:study

Sudden hearing loss a harbinger of stroke

June 28, 2008

ER visits increasing for elderly patients:study

June 27, 2008

AIDS a growing global disaster, report says

Diabetes vaccine shows promise in mice:study

June 26, 2008

Coffee, tea may curb stroke risk in male smokers

Floods, droughts make mild diseases deadly

Traumatic brain injuries in seniors often missed or misdiagnosed

An implantable sensor to revolutionize the management of heart disease to be developed

June 25, 2008

Blood substitute found safe in large Phase III trial

Nearly one in five patients experiences chest pain one year after having a heart attack

June 24, 2008

World not fully prepared for flu pandemic: expert

Heart risks emerging in people with HIV

Amphetamine abuse tied to heart attack at young age

June 20, 2008

Experts paint a depressing picture for Australian diabetics

June 19 2008

Diabetes and depression go hand-in-hand

Diabetes might help spur hearing loss

PTSD high among witnesses to 9/11

June 18, 2008

FDA warns about fake cancer treatments

June 17, 2008

Coffee drinking not harmful and may help against heart disease:study

June 16, 2008

Report shows BC has learning to do when it comes to strokes

Stroke awareness in Saskatchewan low, study says

June 13, 2008

Almost half of Canadians wouldn’t call 911 on signs of stroke:study

Marijuana potency increases in 2007:study

June 12, 2008

Cancer risk factors to be studied in large-scale study

Ontarians with diabetes projected to double

June 11, 2008

More people getting HIV than being treated for it, study

Low Vitamin D levels linked to heart attack risk:study

June 10, 2008

Intensive diabetes therapy doesn’t prevent heart problems:study

Asthma allergy study to track 5,000 Canadians

June 9, 2008

Two diabetes trials shed a little light on deaths

Research may explain winter spike in heart deaths

June 7, 2008

Low Salt diet may not be best for heart

June 6, 2008

New research warrants caution when applying common therapy to children with severe, traumatic brain injury

Blood sugar level important in diabetes-free people

Antibacterial wipes can spread superbugs:study

June 5, 2008

Heart failure patients too optimistic

Public lacks confidence to help in cardiac emergencies

June 4, 2008

Treatment guidelines lead to four fold increase in survival rate for cardiac arrest

Direct ambulance admission to cathaterization significantly reduces time to PCI

June 3, 2008

Wireless tech sends medical data to hospitals

Seizures likely sign of brain injury after stroke

June 2, 2008

Diabetes death risk higher in young adults

Crib deaths linked to common bacteria

May 31, 2008

Old-school asthma inhalers to be phased out in US:FDA

May 30, 2008

New intestinal superbug on the rise, study show

Baltimore hospitals reducing emergency room overcrowding:study shows

May 29, 2008

Do people from different countries behave differently in a crisis?

Silent heart attack boosts dementia risk

Post traumatic stress soars in US troops

May 28, 2008

Many ignorant of heart attack signs:study

May 27, 2008

Heart attack treatment studied

Workers of 9/11 face chronic mental impairment

May 26, 2008

Blood pressure better managed though certain groups still at risk:Ontario study

1 in 20 Canadian non-combat soldiers test positive for drugs

May 24, 2008

Oral hormone therapy pills double clot risk:study

First born asthma starts in the womb:study

May 23, 2008

Iraq vets return with lung disease

May 22, 2008

Glycemic stability may be important key to recovery from critical illness

May 21, 2008

Many diabetics don’t get blood pressure treatment

Stroke plays a role in epilepsy development, especially for elderly

May 20, 2008

Aspirin at bedtime lowers blood pressure

May 17, 2008

Does Asthma increase adult suicide risk?

Heart disease starts early in life

May 16, 2008

Wireless to take healthcare out of hospitals

Too much alcohol damages heart and arteries

New treatment seen boosting stroke survival

May 15, 2008

Less education, higher death rates?

May 14, 2008

New MRI technique detects subtle but serious brain injury

Marijuana may up heart attack, stroke risk:study

May 13, 2008

Few aware of stroke warning signs

How your heart sounds could tell your heart attack risk

May 12, 2008

Very premature baby survival not improving

Half of diabetics in the US have arthritis, CDC says

May 10, 2008

Discovery of new gene that causes cancer

Americans still unclear about stroke warning signs

May 9, 2008

Ottawa announces $298 million in health research

Ibuprofen may cut Alzheimer’s risk

May 8, 2008

Cilostazol same as Aspirin at stopping strokes

Younger women miss heart attack signs

Diabetes seems to heighten Glaucoma risk

May 7, 2008

More than 25 percent of pediatric emergency visits could be conducted online

Terror attack would overwhelm LA, DC hospitals, expert says

May 6, 2008

Stun guns may stimulate the heart

Report recommends who to sacrifice during a pandemic

May 5, 2008

Incubators affect newborn heart rates

Harmful blood glucose levels linked to genetic mutation

May 3, 2008

Increasing transmission of drug resistant tuberculosis in UK

Obesity and heart failure risk

Asthma attacks worsened by obesity

May 2, 2008

Trends in heart mortality reversing in younger women

US reports biggest measles outbreak since 2001

Diabetes education linked to fewer hospitalizations

May 1, 2008

3D Ultrasound penetrates skull to identify strokes and save lives

April 30, 2008

More broken bones with Actos and Avandia

CDC says one in four children are out of compliance with US vaccination guidelines

April 29, 2008

Accidental deaths of children in US decline

High doses of blood pressure drugs needed in winter

Blood substitutes raise risk of heart death:study

April 28, 2008

Wealth lowers stroke risk in middle age

New heart disease markers discovered

C-section delivery may raise risk of stroke

April 26, 2008

Lower wealth, education, and income associated with increased stroke up to age 65

Gender difference in heart risks starts early

April 25, 2008

Cuddling helps preemies bear pain:study

April 24, 2008

Compact heart assist device approved

Off hours heart patients less likely to get angioplasty

April 23, 2008

Life expectancy of significant segment of US population is declining or at best stagnating

April 22, 2008

ALS in field not beneficial in trauma cases

Diabetes worst in the developing world

Hypertension all about what you eat and drink

April 21, 2008

Flu vaccine worst in 10 years

Common medications may harm memory in older people

Chest pain in middle age an ominous sign, study hints

April 19, 2008

Drinking, smoking up early Alzheimer’s

Cardiac patients admitted during the week more likely to survive

April 18, 2008

Study says 300,000 US troops suffer mental problems

April 17, 2008

Saliva can help diagnose heart attack, study says

April 16, 2008

Japan to vaccinate medical workers for bird flu

April 15, 2008

Blood pressure drug reduces bone density

Heart transplant survival studies clash

April 14, 2008

Special treadmill helps stroke patients regain normal gait

Gel enables severed spinal cord fibers to regrow

Birth size, early weight gain tied to heart risks

Diabetes in middle age raises Alzheimer’s risk

April 11, 2008

Ambulance clinical placements – a pilot study of students’ experience

April 10, 2008

Diabetes study sparks treatment debate

Drug regime reverses heart disease in diabetics

Stubborn high blood pressure may need special care

April 9, 2008

Could clay block MRSA?

One-third of dementia cases linked to small blood vessel damage

April 8, 2008

New test could cut unnecessary treatment for blood disorder in pregnancy

April 7, 2008

A daily dose of caffeine may protect against Alzheimer’s

Seatbelts save fetuses

Half of medevac patients are not seriously injured

March 28, 2008

Male babies born prematurely more vulnerable to heart problems

March 27, 2008

New recommendations for on-field treatment of neck injuries

Big increase in Hep C related deaths in United States

March 26, 2008

High blood pressure runs in families

TB drug treatment can lead to severe pneumonia

March 25, 2008

Diabetes toll continues to grow

More seniors falling victim to escalator injuries

March 22, 2008

Few options for stroke victims;research continues

CDC says progress against TB slows in US

March 20, 2008

More than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s:study

March 19, 2008

Gene plays role in risk for trauma stress disorder

Depression not linked to late heart attack death

Chest pain more common in women

March 18, 2008

Heart risk can be predicted without lab tests

March 17, 2008

Study finds immune system can cause reaction to cancer drug

March 15, 2008

Pessimism deadly for heart patients?

Caring for heart patients can strain hearts

March 14, 2008

Magnesium may lower stroke risk for male smokers

March 13, 2008

Survival after cardiac arrest increased three fold with new resuscitation protocol

Heart defibrillator implants can be hacked:experts

March 12, 2008

Heart attack and stroke:Key found to breakthrough drug for clot victims

Whooping cough cases on the rise on the North Coast, NSW

Virtual reality therapy for stroke patients

Depression after heart attack dangerous for years

March 11, 2008

Iowa has quickest ED turnaround in nation:study

March 10, 2008

Smoking boosts bleeding stroke risk in people with high BP

March 7, 2008

FDA says contaminant in some Baxter heparin

Arthritis pill cuts heart attack risk:study

March 6, 2008

Canadians illiterate about health, study says

Electronic handwashing tool could curb superbug spread

March 5, 2008

Drinking may boost blood pressure more than thought

Knockout head injuries found to cause loss of brain tissue

Study finds no depression link to stroke risk

March 4, 2008

New system for ACT to detect a patient’s worsening condition

Diabetes is rapidly increasing globally, and Asian Indians have the highest prevalence

March 1, 2008

Potential novel class of drugs for treating heart attack and stroke

Discovery of potential drug targets for sepsis

February 29, 2008

Diabulimia triples risks for women with diabetes

Curry spice may thwart heart failure

Study finds degenerative eye disease raises stroke risk

February 28, 2008

Rise in midlife stroke in women linked to obesity

Drug-resistant TB seen at record levels globally

Heart disease deaths over reported in New York City

February 27, 2008

Many patients don’t take drugs after heart attack

Study doubts effectiveness of antidepressant drugs

February 26, 2008

One-legged exercise may help COPD patients get fit

Stroke risk higher in US than in Europe:study

Study hints stroke drug could have wider use

February 25, 2008

Post-stroke treatment reduces damage

Being fit can reduce stroke risk

February 22, 2008

Mammograms might spot stroke risk

Daytime dozing may be warning sign of stroke

February 21, 2008

Music mends minds after stroke

Heart attacks in hospital more deadly at night, on weekends

February 20, 2008

One drink may help heart, but two is too many

Sleep apnea dangerous for stroke patients

February 19, 2008

Research helps explain why some stroke patients recover language skills

Post traumatic stress disorder leads to long term health problems

February 15, 2008

How an innovative treatment can spare the brain when the heart cannot provide enough oxygen

February 14, 2008

Airport noise instantly boosts blood pressure

International diabetes study contradicts US trial

February 13, 2008

Coronary disease may be on the rise

Researchers study airway bypass procedure for severe emphysema

Hypertension worsening in all states for women;stagnates for men

February 12, 2008

Beet juice lowers blood pressure

February 9, 2008

Novel drug shows promise in limiting heart attack damage

February 8, 2008

Tiny vacuum sucks clots from heart

Aggressive Diabetes therapy lowers death risk:study

February 7, 2008

Boost for unique heart disease research

Antiepileptic drug warning from FDA

February 6, 2008

Persistent depression after heart trouble harmful

TB eradication in US by 2010 unlikely:study

February 5, 2008

Key factors for suicide consistent worldwide

New discoveries on what does and doesn’t affect immune system

February 2, 2008

Hospital patients’ blood clot risk high

Strokes rise sharply in China economic boom:study

February 1, 2008

Stress syndrome seen adding risk to head injury

Carbon monooxide causes direct damage to the heart muscle

January 31, 2008

Study:hand gel not enough

January 30, 2008

Diabetes rates continue to soar

January 29, 2008

Caffeine ups blood sugar levels in diabetics:study

January 28, 2008

Heavy drinking in youth tied to heart risks later

January 26, 2008

Celebrex disrupts heart rhythm in fruit flies

Aspirin reduces death rate in heart patients

Australian girl changes blood group, immune system

Bypass better than stents for coronary disease

January 25, 2008

Rural trauma victims twice as likely to die within one hour

January 24, 2008

Heart, stroke deaths decline in US

Genetics influence blood pressure medications

January 23, 2008

Cancer drug Nexavar significantly boosts hypertension risk:study

New understanding of link between heart disease and belly fat

Change in trauma level designation associated with improved patient survival

January 22, 2008

Smoking wipes out protective genes

Aspirin resistance and heart attack – stroke risk

January 18, 2008

Paramedic triage reduces time to balloon with no extra risk

January 17, 2008

Rate of traumatic stress triples among US troops

January 16, 2008

Emergency care waits on the rise:study

Type 2 diabetes explosion in Australia predicted

Minor leg injuries can cause blood clots:study

January 15, 2008

Doctors often prescribe placebos:study

Birth control patch linked to 16 cases of blood clots, 2 deaths

Sleep apnea:could you lose your driver’s licence

January 14, 2008

Anxiety and depression predict events in heart patients

Heart risk factor control worse in diabetic women

January 12, 2008

Priming heart before heart attack could limit damage

High blood pressure gene found

January 11, 2008

Stress causes whole body deterioration

January 10, 2008

Blood sugar control improved in US diabetics

January 9, 2008

Anxious people have higher heart risk

January 8, 2008

Emergency responders at high risk to miss work because of injuries

Congestive heart failure leads to greater disability among older adults

Vitamin D deficiency linked to heart, stroke risk

January 7, 2008

Vital signs sensor saves ER patients

Scientists discover new key to flu transmission

January 5, 2008

Elderly at risk of memory problems after surgery

January 4, 2008

Defibrillation comes late in 30 per cent of hospital cases

Health departments slow to respond to disease outbreaks

Effects of sleep deprivation reversed

January 3, 2008

New therapy reduces mortality in those with severe COPD

Blacks, Hispanics less likely to get strong pain drugs in emergency room

Diabetes linked to poor sleep quality

December 29, 2007

Study shows origins of sudden cardiac death

Most older adults have brain disease:study

December 28, 2007

Glucose test strips recalled

Despite past disasters, US still not ready to cope with biological attacks and flu pandemics

More young diabetics being hospitalized

December 27, 2007

Radio ablation cuts need for heart shocks

December 22, 2007

Parents’ smoking boosts child’s allergy risk

Diabetes risk is more nurture than nature:study

December 21, 2007

Contaminated syringes make 40 people sick

December 20, 2007

Diagnosis of heart attack can be wrong

Many states still far short in emergency preparedness:report

December 19, 2007

More women than men die from COPD

Group says heart and stroke deaths fall in US

December 18, 2007

Early treatment stops epilepsy in its tracks

December 17, 2007

Canada must act on chronic health conditions, report warns

Depressed heart attack patients at higher risk of death

December 15, 2007

Cholesterol drugs may raise brain hemorrhage risk

Cocktail of blood products boosts odds of surviving trauma

December 14, 2007

Switch for internal clock found

Stroke rehab technique has lasting results

Poisonings, suicides fuel rise in US injury deaths

Lipitor ups risk of bleeding stroke:study

December 13, 2007

Avandia heart risks seen at the population level

December 12, 2007

US teen drug use down, but problems remain:survey

December 11, 2007

High blood pressure tied to dementia:researchers

CPR without mouth-to-mouth found effective in cardiac arrest

December 10, 2007

Childhood cancer death rate down

Diabetes linked to blood vessel inflammation

December 8, 2007

Forecast:Tsunami of heart disease

Lowering “bad” cholesterol cuts repeat stroke risk

December 7, 2007

Emergency room visits by seniors rising:study

Dose of flu doubles risk of heart attack or stroke

December 6, 2007

Holidays bring the heart attack season

December 5, 2007

Sleep habits linked to diabetes, death

Paramedic diagnosis of STEMI improves outcomes

Lives saved when defibrillators are placed in large public places

December 4, 2007

Not enough sleep raises the risk of diabetes

December 3, 2007

Cholesterol seen tied to heart disease, not stroke

December 1, 2007

Stroke study to add patients who cannot give immediate consent

Shift work can cause cancer, world agency says

November 30, 2007

Knowing heart risk may prompt healthy change

November 29, 2007

New automated system can ID disaster victims in minutes

Stem cells train heart following heart attack

November 28, 2007

Secondhand smoke damages lungs

ATV injuries on the rise

November 27, 2007

TB appears again in US

Alcohol and second hand smoke a deadly combo

November 26, 2007

Hundreds of strokes avoidable, says study

Research to look at whether dogs able to sniff out diabetes

November 24, 2007

Vein clots up risk of heart attack

November 23, 2007

Urine test results can point to heart dangers

November 22, 2007

Migraine sufferers found to have brain differences

Sitting may increase risk of disease

November 21, 2007

High blood pressure linked to diability, dementia

Heart disease death rates no longer dropping

November 20, 2007

Stroke study growing:New magnesium treatment eyed

Leafy greens may cut heart attack harm

Fewer soldiers losing limbs after battlefield injury

November 19, 2007

Killer cold virus appears in US

November 17, 2007

Diabetes death rates higher in black youths

Multiple stressors compound heart disease risk

Study shows how some AIDS vaccines may harm

November 16, 2007

Aspirin provides less heart protection for women

Type 2 Diabetes can be predicted in childhood

November 15, 2007

Siemens introduces the world’s smallest ultrasound unit for emergency diagnostics

New guideline targets treatment of stable COPD

Rheumatoid arthritis boosts heart disease threat

November 14, 2007

FDA issues new warning for anemia drugs

November 13, 2007

Weight gain may make asthma control more difficult

Mini stroke:warning that major stroke is near

Study finds little strokes lead to big strokes in a week

November 10, 2007

Heart risks detected by age 7 in overweight kids

November 9, 2007

Diabetes drug helps protect patients’ eyes

Cardiac device won’t help some heart failure patients

Blood pressure vaccine shows promise

November 8, 2007

Blood pressure more of a problem in winter

New understanding of gestational diabetes

November 7, 2007

CPR, defibrillator combo boosts cardiac survival

Defibrillators in public places save lives

Preeclampsia ups heart disease, death

Emergency care for heart attacks, pneumonia fails to meet goal

November 6, 2007

Chocolate has sweet effect on blood flow

Heart attacks treated faster

Heart plays losing game of catch-up as people age

November 5, 2007

Siblings often share heart risks

Silent strokes common in older people

November 2, 2007

Rapid growth in heart meds seen in younger patients

November 1, 2007

Young white veterans more at risk of suicide

Ethnic differences in sleep quality and blood pressure

Study finds increase of avoidable hospitalizations in Washington D.C.

October 31, 2007

Study supports controversial heart failure drug

Defibrillator use urged to save children’s lives

Drug lessens heart attack injury

October 30, 2007

Potential early warning sign for lung cancer identified

5% of MRSA patients in US died

October 29, 2007

Body clock never adjusts to daylight savings time

October 27, 2007

Many US TB patients also HIV infected:report

FDA to review clotting drug after trial suggests death risk

Most asthmatics don’t have illness under control

October 26, 2007

Inhaled steroids protected 9/11 firefighters:study

Nicotine may ease Parkinson’s symptoms:US study

October 25, 2007

1 in 3 patients with asthma or COPD use inhalers incorrectly

Hemoglobin levels useful for diabetes screening

October 24, 2007

Sleepless nights make for grumpier brains

Whole grain cereals cut heart failure risk

October 23, 2007

Drug resistant staph infections reaching epidemic levels in some parts of US

October 22, 2007

New drug eases asthma symptoms

October 20, 2007

Sleep deprivation may raise women’s blood pressure

Daily aspirin for men only?

October 19, 2007

Discovery of new antibody that helps detect type 1 diabetes

October 18, 2007

US deaths from staph infections surpass AIDS

October 17, 2007

Siestas and heart health

October 16, 2007

Chest compressions key to revised CPR guidelines

Sleep apnea treatment helps stave off heart disease

COPD more commonplace in China than originally thought

Paramedic practitioners cut ER queues by 25 per cent

October 15, 2007

Framingham Heart Study, 60 Years Later

October 13, 2007

Early bacterial infection may boost asthma risk

Hypertension triples women’s diabetes risk

October 12, 2007

Seizure drug may treat alcoholism

Stress is a contributing factor in human disease

October 11, 2007

High mortality in stroke patients who stop statins

Parkinson’s linked to risk of Alzheimer’s

October 10, 2007

Donated blood quickly loses important gas:study

Treating small strokes can prevent bigger ones

October 9, 2007

Cardiac artery trouble boosts family heart risk

New kidney disease can be fatal

Study: Treatment by paramedics effective

October 6, 2007

Americans strong desire a well-coordinated trauma system

Antidepressant response may predict cardiac event

October 5, 2007

Big bucks for cooling therapy trial for children with brain injuries

Burden of diabetes care rivals disease complications

October 4, 2007

Chronic disease costs staggering

Heart attacks can occur in teenagers

Panic attacks, heart attacks linked in study

October 3, 2007

Panic attacks may increase heart risk

Coronary disease may toughen heart

Mini strokes linked to uric acid levels

October 2, 2007

Weight loss can control hypertension

Hearts are experts at self-preservation

October 01, 2007

Communities can speed stroke care

September 29, 2007

Dietary fatty acids may help prevent diabetes

Actos, Avandia heart failure risks confirmed

September 28, 2007

WHO essential emergency training to save lives and prevent disability

September 27, 2007

Post traumatic stress hits kids of cancer patients

Heart disease, colon cancer linked in study

US hospitals report infections increasing in frequency and cost

A blood test for concussion — aim of new research

September 26, 2007

New treatment for fractures

September 25, 2007

Aerobic, weight training combo best against Diabetes

Allergy induced asthma more common in affluent countries

Cancer care might impair driving

Type 2 diabetes a massive problem

September 24, 2007

Cancer deaths to hit 17 million in 2030:researcher

Lack of sleep may be deadly, research shows

September 22, 2007

Hydrogen sulfide limits severe heart attack damage

Change in CPR may make it more effective

Diabetes may raise risk of death from pneumonia

September 21, 2007

Smoking blamed for 1 in 5 deaths in Nova Scotia

September 20, 2007

Study downgrades gene as heart risk factor

September 19, 2007

Young women less attentive to heart risks than young men

September 18, 2007

Chronic fatigue syndrome linked to common stomach virus

Nicotine may be bad for arteries

September 17, 2007

US to study heart risks of attention-deficit drugs

Knee arthritis may be sign of early lung cancer

SARS virus may be tough to beat

September 15, 2007

New emergency preparedness tools to enable millions more people to shelter in place

September 14, 2007

Dementia to weigh heavily on aging populations

Study examines emergency services

September 13, 2007

Diabetes drugs and heart risk

September 12, 2007

Vitamin E may reduce blood clots in women:study

Heart risks rise with extra pounds

September 11, 2007

Researchers find better way to deliver blood thinner

September 10, 2007

Hospitals often put allergy sufferers at risk

September 8, 2007

Depression more common than some chronic illnesses

September 7, 2007

Trial to test gene therapy for angina in women

COPD rates may rise as population ages

Fatty hearts in pre-diabetics

Ability of brain area to change its functioning after stroke

September 6, 2007

Blood booster helps critically ill patients:study

September 5, 2007

New heart pump shows promise in trial

New blood pressure drug Tekturna benefits heart failure patients too

Study:Arrhythmia riskier in athletes

September 4, 2007

Phillips seeks to reduce time from heart attack to treatment

Men and women may need different heart treatment

Study finds smokers have higher risk of dementia

Dutch stroke study urges greater anticoagulant use

Blood pressure drugs cut death rate in diabetes

September 1, 2007

Intensive diabetes therapy may lower heart rate

High blood pressure linked with fertility treatment

Advanced COPD a major disease worldwide

August 31, 2007

Diabetes linked to increased risk of hip fracture

August 30, 2007

Weather can affect asthma

Lap belt injury can be more severe than it appears

Early heart treatment can reverse damage

August 29, 2007

Study:Putting a portable defibrillator in every school may not be worth the cost

Statin withdrawal after stroke worsens outcome

Older men’s blood pressure sensitive to alcohol

August 28, 2007

Coffee linked with high blood pressure risk

Study looks at large burns

Asthma rates high among 9/11 workers

August 27, 2007

Heart attack boosts diabetes risk

New way to control hypertension could lead to more effective drugs

New ways to control fever induced seizures

August 25, 2007

Oxygen therapy benefits only some COPD patients

Penicillin allergy more common in women than men

Study reveals why common pneumonia is so deadly

August 24, 2007

Infectious diseases spreading faster than ever:UN

Insulin pens may offer diabetics substantial savings

August 23, 2007

High blood pressure often undiagnosed in US kids

Minor strokes still have side-effects:study

August 22, 2007

Rates of substance abuse higher in smaller cities

Study:Cranberries boost cancer drug

August 21, 2007

Change ordered to Warfarin label

Restricting blood flow may help heart bypass patients

August 20, 2007

Heavy drinking raises risk of stroke:study

Deer hunting may put men’s heart at risk

Infusions may ease severe diabetic nerve pain

August 18, 2007

Too much exercise may speed heart failure

August 17, 2007

Researchers link gestational diabetes to cancer

Study details heart risks to diabetics

August 16, 2007

Bad air raises heart risk in young adults:study

Pot bellies point to heart risk

August 15, 2007

Verapamil for headaches may cause heart problems

Heart drug may lead to pacemaker use in women

August 14, 2007

Placebo effect seen in kids during allergy testing

Warfarin trumps aspirin in preventing stroke in elderly

August 13, 2007

Minorities at higher risk of arthritis disability

Once promising stroke drug fails in trial

August 11, 2007

Nanotech sensors and tiny transmitters to predict and prevent epileptic seizures

Migraines raise women’s stroke risk:study

August 10, 2007

Clot buster for stroke may be ok in 80+ year olds

August 9, 2007

New way to treat Alzheimer’s

August 8, 2007

Half-hour CPR classes effective:study says

Many heart attack patients don’t get needed treatment

Hypertension in the very elderly trial stopped

August 7, 2007

Smoking tied to serious pregnancy condition

Science explores shift work linked fatigue

New strategy for treating allergic disorders

August 4, 2007

Whispering stroke impairs quality of life

COPD strikes men, women differently

US Fibrotic Lung Disease rates rising

August 3, 2007

Mild cognitive deficits seen after heart surgery

Suicides go up as the temperature rises

VAC therapy for wound healing questioned

Potential treatment for cardiac fibrosis found

August 2, 2007

Coated aspirin doesn’t guarantee problem free use

One-third of diabetics have sleep apnea

New hope for victims of major brain trauma

August 1, 2007

Test may identify who is at risk for stroke

July 31, 2007

Overweight women at risk of pregnancy complications

Study offers hope for faster acting antidepressant

Study links SIDS to inner ear abnormality

July 30, 2007

Booze boosts bowel cancer risk

New framework for patient dignity

Thiazolinediones increase risk of heart failure

July 28, 2007

Heart disease tied to mental decline

July 27, 2007

Cardio monitoring device falls out of favor

Defibrillators can control dangerous heart condition

Diabetes epidemic in New York City

Low birth weight rates in Canada on the rise

July 26, 2007

Low Vitamin D levels tied to higher blood pressure

Discharged hospital patients run risk of blood clots

July 25, 2007

Study links low cholesterol levels with cancer

Confused older patients die sooner

Teen self injury may be common

July 24, 2007

Computers pass dosage test for thrombosis drugs

July 23, 2007

Body clock shift may cause sickenss linked fatigue

Shock wave therapy useful for stress fractures

July 21, 2007

Wearable device warns hospital of heart attack

Obesity a risk factor for multiple myeloma

July 20, 2007

Adding blood thinners doesn’t prevent heart attack

Herb may aid diabetes control

Heart patches that stimulate regeneration

July 19, 2007

Blood triglycerides seen as heart attack predictor

Trauma complication rates high among diabetics

July 18, 2007

Gene detectives discover culprit for Type I diabetes

Curry ingredient may help fight Alzheimer’s:study

Study sees rise US colitis cases

Weight training can help with heart trouble:AHA

July 17, 2007

Climate change brings super poison ivy

US obesity set to boom

July 16, 2007

Brain may be able to suppress memories

Inappropriate prescribing for older patients a problem

July 14, 2007

Trimming the waist may trim diabetes, heart risks

Higher statin dose cuts heart risk in elderly

July 13, 2007

Malaria drug may cut diabetes risk

July 12, 2007

Violence in nursing homes an unstudied threat

First skin patch sanctioned for Alzheimer’s

July 11, 2007

Selenium supplements linked to diabetes in US study

Electronic health records don’t lift care:study

Vision loss linked to greater risk of early death

July 10, 2007

Hospital operators may give wrong stroke advice

New criteria for probable Alzheimer’s disease

Dying of a broken heart can happen:study

July 9, 2007

High risk patients need improved guidance on heart attacks

July 7, 2007

Britons risk of heart disease overstated:study

Poorer kids at higher migraine risk
July 6, 2007

Drugs cost more for elderly men than women

Just one smoke can lead to nicotine addiction

Poor sense of smell linked to Alzheimer’s

July 5, 2007

Study finds higher drug costs discourage use

July 4, 2007

Daily morsel of dark chocolate cuts blood pressure

One-third of Americans abuse alcohol:study

Epilepsy raises suicide risk, study says

Blood pressure drugs may keep arteries clean:study

July 3, 2007

Global warming could increase US death rate

Genetic mutations raise heart rhythm problem risk

Lowering cardiac risk later in life

June 30, 2007

Thrombosis risk doubles after four hour travel:study

Many needle stick injuries unreported

June 29, 2007

1st US drug approved for fibromyalgia

Thousands of children and teens diagnosed with diabetes each year in US

1 teenager in 10 uses prescription drugs for nonmedical purposes

Diabetes linked to Alzheimer’s
June 28, 2007

Whole grains fight hardening of the arteries

Patients with alcohol use disorder are more likely to require mechanical ventilation

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug begins clinical trials

Body fat might be healthy for Type I diabetics

June 27, 2007

US hospitals rife with superbug bacteria

Whites have highest US youth diabetes rate

More US children suffer chronic health problems

Antidepressants weaken bones in the elderly

June 26, 2007

Computerized medication box approved

Americans better at coping with diabetes

Study links mother’s blood sugar to newborn risks

June 25, 2007

Obese people appear better protected from TB, study says

Stroke risk doubles after diabetes diagnosis

June 23, 2007

Up to 30,000 have new untreatable TB

Diabetic smokers at risk for too low blood sugar

Fitness level predicts heart problems

June 22, 2007

Middle aged US women seen with higher stroke risk

June 21, 2007

Even pre-diabetes ups the risk of heart disease

Relief from bad pain is possible, researchers say

June 20, 2007

Study finds staggering cost of treating diabetics

People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease have greater arterial stiffness

Patients hospitalized with pneumonia at increased risk of major heart problems

June 19, 2007

Clot busting drug helps with frostbite

Diabetes poses health risks early on, study finds

Elderly sleep woes linked to increased suicide risk

June 18, 2007

Most asthma patients have uncontrolled disease

New Cox-2 inhibitor may also lower blood pressure

Drug resistant microbes emerging among urban poor

June 16, 2007

Early antibiotic use tied to childhood asthma

Blood sugar stays steady during acute mental stress

New techniques could spot Alzheimer’s early

June 15, 2007

Simple model predicts diabetes in middle age

Study ties childhood growth with adulthood blood pressure

Skin colour may dictate how well you do after heart attack

Blood pressure trouble leaves eyes at risk for glaucoma

June 14, 2007

Exercise training helps control blood pressure

Low potassium levels linked to increased mortality in heart failure patients

Alzheimer’s predicted to affect 106 million by 2050

Diabetes cuts eight years off life span

June 13, 2007

Twin pregnancy raises risk of HIV spread

Aerobic exercise reverses signs of heart failure

Chronic distress may spur mental decline with age

June 12, 2007

Stressed out types at risk for memory loss

Study probes role of stroke, head trauma in Alzheimer’s

June 11, 2007

New tests may help predict Alzheimer’s

Experimental drug may fight migraine

New drug fails to improve odds for heart failure patients

June 9, 2007

Vitamin D cuts cancer risk in study of US women

Prior health affects survival after cardiac arrest

June 8, 2007

Babies dying needlessly because of overcrowded cribs

Study links inflammation with heart disease

Antipsychotic drugs raise death rates in elderly

Heart patch helps damaged cardiac tissue heal

June 7, 2007

Elderly diabetics rapidly lose muscle strength

Study backs up warning over second hand smoke

June 6, 2007

Folic acid supplements cut stroke risk

Omega-3 fatty acids reduce blood pressure

June 5, 2007

Heart disease marker may predict prostate cancer’s course

Gene therapy shows promise against chronic pain

TV Ads on stroke warning signs can improve care

June 4, 2007

Anemia drug study review shows increase in health risk

Simple exercise test predicts mortality in heart failure patients

Diagnosis of aspirin hypersensitivity

Advances in epilepsy treatment

June 2, 2007

Health toll of 9/11 still unclear

Virtual autopsy helps determine drownings

Inflammation linked to Alzheimer’s

For women, getting drunk boosts heart attack risk

June 1, 2007

WHO official says flu pandemic almost certain

Increased sarcoidosis in WTC rescue workers

Soy nuts may help lower women’s blood pressure

May 31, 2007

New device detects avian flu strains fast

Health, wealth predict quality of life for older adults

May 30, 2007

Sickest heart patients less likely to get full care:experts

Defibrillators vs CPR:What’s best?

May 29, 2007

Drug resistant bugs on rise outside the hospital

Obesity bad for the bones

Link between mild infection and hypoxic apnoea

May 28, 2007

NY pressed to review deaths of Ground Zero workers

Inflicted head trauma tough on infants

Sleep apnea could raise obstetric risks

May 26, 2007

Television linked with poor diabetes control

Many with high blood pressure shun heart healthy diet

Sleep apnea is associated with gestational diabetes mellitus and pregnancy induced hypertension

May 25, 2007

Pot during pregnancy may harm fetal brain

Aspirin blocks some colon cancer:study

Big hospitals better for preemies:study

Chronic pain may dim memory

May 24, 2007

Not enough vaccine for flue epidemic, official says

Advanced paramedic training saves lives:study

Death from WTC dust added to 9/11 death toll

May 23, 2007

Pure oxygen may be too rich for young brains

Gel made from patient’s blood speeds wound healing

May 22, 2007

Chromium no help in controlling diabetes

Glaxo’s Avandia raises heart attack risk:study

May 15, 2007

CPR study to test emergency treatment, sans patient permission

Exposure to cats in infancy may boost allergy risk

Mammogram use down in US study

Anti-epilepsy drugs recalled

May 14, 2007

Lung cancer tied to family risk of other cancers

Small but growing number of seniors using drugs

Whole grains may help heart

May 11, 2007

Gene switch helps mice fix their own broken hearts

iPods can make pacemakers malfunction:study says

Review points to benefits of ASA for colon cancer prevention

May 10, 2007

Angioplasty best for silent heart attacks

Serious pedestrian injuries down 31 per cent since 1994

Throat cancer linked to HPV infection

May 8 & 9, 2007

Botox shot may help kids with cerebral palsy

Indian scientists identify troublemaker TB protein

Drug curbs bone loss after spinal injury

May 7, 2007

Fathers responsible for fat children, study says

Some heart drugs may slow mental decline with age

Cholesterol drugs may fight lung cancer

May 4, 2007

DNA mutation causes heart disease in whites

Many HIV patients feel healthcare prejudice

Don’t count on masks to protect in flu pandemic

Reclast found to cause abnormal heart rhythms

May 3, 2007

Healthcare errors impact one in ten patients

Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Type II Diabetes all similar at the molecular level

High calcium and Vitamin D intakes associated with higher risk of cognitive impairment in elderly

New insights into heart disease risk factors

May 2, 2007

Heart attack guidelines boost patient survival:study says

Smokers and the obese banned from UK hospitals

Implantable defibrillator wires prone to failure

New heart attack treatments boost survival rates

April 30, 2007

Cervical abnormalities common in HIV infected girls

Low-dose aspirin won’t help aging brain

Cancer deaths set to exceed cardiovascular disease:StatsCan

April 28, 2007

Scientists identify new genes linked to diabetes

Young teens match adults on CPR performance, study says

April 27, 2007

HIV drugs may raise heart attack risk

Migraine may protect against memory loss

Artery problems could spell trouble by age 40, study says

New lung cancer therapies are created

April 26, 2007

Meth use riskier in rural areas, study says

Pesticides could raise Parkinson’s risk

Women, alcohol and brain damage

Cortex area thinner in young with Alzheimer’s related gene

Wholegrain oats may reduce risk factors for coronary heart disease

April 25, 2007

Fish oil may preserve thinking ability in the elderly

Study sees major depression connection to diabetes

Migraine headaches linked to heart attacks in men

Elderly need to watch Vitamin D levels

Heart test adopted before effectiveness shown:study

April 24, 2007

Unemployment may drain immune function

Unsafe sleepwalking, sleep driving linked to pills

Cancer rates in Asia to spike by 2020

Stem cells may be at root of cancer

Lowering blood pressure following stroke may reduce damage

April 23, 2007

Rotavirus can cause a systemic infection, study says

Flu may raise heart attack risk

Link between psoriasis and diabetes and atherosclerosis

Obese women 3.5 times more likely to require a Caesarean

April 21, 2007

College drinking may increase heart disease risk

Even moderate drinking raises sleep apnea risk

Low blood pressure in elderly linked to mortality

Reducing salt cuts cardiovascular risk

Dairy intake tied to Parkinson’s disease in men

April 20, 2007

Omega-3 Fatty Acid may thwart Alzheimer’s Disease

Possible aid for Alzheimer’s: satellites

April 19, 2007

Effect of alcohol and aspirin consumption in traumatic brain injury patients

Health outcomes often better in Canada than in US

Cancer patients at risk for drug interactions

New, old insulin drugs equally good

New hope for spinal cord injury sufferers

Study identifies trends in cerebral aneurysm treatment

April 18, 2007

Childhood obesity may increase fluid build-up in the ear

Minorities more likely to develop cancer:researchers

Aspirin may protect against cancer

No sign ethnic group genes cause diabetes

April 17, 2007

Dementia care costs worldwide reach $315 billion

Brain tumor vaccine trial shows promise

Shorter term therapy for Hepatitis C?

One in four hospital patients admitted with a mental health or substance abuse problem

April 16, 2007

High blood pressure could be a brain problem

Doctors identify hot flashes in males

Link between immune system and high plasma lipid levels

Exercise reduces risk of hypertension in adults

Timing enhances allergy, asthma drugs

April 14, 2007

Cow TB may spread between people

New clot drugs beckon as a replacement for warfarin

Nailgun injuries soar among weekend warriors

Fish pollutants’ link to diabetes

Intravenous delivery of clot busting drug still best intervention for ischemic stroke

April 13, 2007

Genetic links fail to predict heart disease risk, study says

Male births declining in US

Stress can strain the heart

April 12, 2007

Brain’s reaction to stress can damage a vulnerable heart

Stem cells re-set the immune systems of diabetes patients

Most cancer death rates down over decade

Too few take aspirin for heart

April 11, 2007

No genetic link found for heart risk, study says

Chocolate keeps high blood pressure down

Stomach virus outbreaks a post-disaster danger

Morbidly obese a rapidly growing population in US

Statin drugs lower respiratory death risk

Most Canadians eating far too much salt, study says

New device may heal damaged hearts

Restless legs syndrome, heart risk tied

Diabetes may lead to precursor of Alzheimer’s

April 10, 2007

Education may help parents use antibiotics wisely

Study probes genetic link to drug reactions

Report endorses salt reduction to prevent heart disease and stroke

Diabetics found more prone to mild memory problems

Heart study observes 20th year in Forsyth County

April 9, 2007

Heart attacks a wake-up call for Hispanics, study says

New HIV drug shows promise

Toronto HIV infection rates climbing

Pain link to post-trauma stress

Overweight have higher asthma risk

April 6, 2007

Ibuprofen risky for heart attack patients?

Antibiotic combinations could fight resistant germs

People with physical disabilities endure substandard healthcare

Number of children worldwide with hearing impairment is increasing

New HIV drug shows promise

Up to 25% wrongly diagnosed as depresed, study says

Cancer cases to double by 2030

Fatal work injuries up in US

Steroids may reduce COPD lung cancer risk

April 5, 2007

Scientists take closer look at early events in immune response

New way of making artificial lungs more efficient

Researchers document rare case of Hep B transmission

Mental exercise improves stroke outcomes

Some Flu viruses resist drugs, scientists find

Engineers building tooth with built-in pump for drug delivery

April 4, 2007

Substantial need for mental health services in the general population

Cocaine, amphetamin abuse linked to strokes, study says

One head injury will lead to another, study says

Diabetes drug protects arteries

Vitamin K may help clear clogged arteries

April 3, 2007

Blood types A,B converted to O

Pregnancy weight gain affects toddlers

Dengue fever on the rise in Mexico, Latin America

Child fatal injury rate down, but race gap up

Hot flashes in women linked to blood pressure

April 2, 2007

Moderate alcohol intake may boost aneurysm risk

Disrupted sleep may alter pain perception

About 50 per cent of people fail to take medication as directed

Potential new cancer diagnosis and treatment options

Framework for learning lessons for preparing for terrorist events

Diabetes and high blood pressure play a much greater role in heart failure

Reserachers identify gene for osteoporosis

Parents often the source of whooping cough

New cardiovascular treatment approaches

March 31, 2007

Common gene defect raises stroke risk

Protein may be key to Rheumatoid Arthritis

CT screening finds early-stage lung cancer

Parkinson’s drug pulled from US market

Dementia patients dying early on sedatives

Blood pressure predicts stroke risk for al patients

March 30, 2007

Glimpse into early brain development shows how nerve cells move into position

Researchers identify key protein in immune response to malaria and TB

Alzheimer’s vaccine works on mice

Sedentary behavior linked to high blood sugar

Aspirin may cut Staph risk in dialysis patients

City dwellers may get more heart disease

Risk of hip fracture higher in elderly with diabetes

Drug free therapy fights asthma

March 29, 2007

DNA repair runs by the biological clock

Immune response to cancer stem cells may dictate cancer’s course

Type 2 Diabetes may raise Parkinson’s risk

Sleep disruptions may increase heart disease risk

Herbal extract promising in heart failure

CPR: Mouth-to-Mouth not much help

March 28, 2007

Study describes new type of “semi-identical” twins

Stroke risk linked to iron overload gene

Drugs fail to cut deaths from cardiogenic shock

Heart pumping variation found in racial groups

March 27, 2007

New drug helps heart failure symptoms

Long term aspirin use lowers women’s mortality

Hemochromatosis gene linked to stroke risk

New protein primed to fight superbugs

Nitro patches improve preemie health

March 26, 2007

Most angioplasties not needed

Chocolate improves blood vessel function

Heart test shows who needs implantable defibrillators

25 % of new UK schizophrenia cases may be due to cannabis

Drug coated heart stents carry higher risk

March 23, 2007

More Americans get serious head injuries

Antioxidant molecule could help minimize stroke linked brain damage

Diabetes drug update:4 new options and how they stack up

Men more likely to benefit from clot busting stroke treatment

Alzheimer’s hits 5.1 million Americans

CardioMEMS implants first wireless pressure sensor to monitor hypertension

March 22, 2007

Baby benefits when clamping of umbilical cord delayed

Heart risk high for firefighers

Artery risk looms in seemingly healthy patients

Souped up CT scans may aid in chest pain diagnosis