A team of researchers from the University of Bristol and AstraZeneca has found what they describe as a link between the “locus of control” (LoC) in adolescents and their use of tobacco and alcohol. In
West Virginia is short on neurologists. According to David Watson, who directs the West Virginia University Headache Center, the state has just half of the neurologists it needs. This scarcity can cause problems for people
We all have a remedy – a glass of wine or a piece of chocolate – for lifting our spirits when we’re in a bad mood. Rather than focusing on ways to make ourselves feel
Heart attack patients treated at hospitals with low care scores are at greater risk for another heart attack and/or death due to cardiovascular causes, Rutgers researchers found. Their study, published in the American Journal of
When Cellix Bio, a drug design firm, approached Dr. Rajesh Lalla to discuss ideas and their patented compounds for a better way to treat oral mucositis, he had no doubt he wanted to be involved.
Patients suffering from severe, treatment-resistant depression can benefit not only acutely but also the long term from deep brain stimulation, as researchers from the Medical Center – University of Freiburg and their colleagues from the
When a weakened artery wall balloons or bulges, it’s called an aneurysm. For people with emphysema, the risk of that aneurysm rupturing is much higher than for those without the lung condition, new research suggests.
(HealthDay)—Adherence to timing and dosing of insulin injections can be objectively measured using Bluetooth-enabled pen caps, according to a study published online March 12 in Diabetes Care. Medha N. Munshi, M.D., from the Joslin Diabetes
A University of Birmingham report has concluded that national governments, health and social services, businesses, families and communities have to find new ways of responding to the rapidly growing number of people with dementia and
(HealthDay)—The prevalence of high-grade dysplasia (HGD) and esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) has significantly increased since 1995 in patients with Barrett esophagus (BE), according to a study published in the February issue of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Madhav Desai,