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...  At least half a million babies and children become ill with tuberculosis (TB) each year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Stop TB Partnership. Photographer Carlos Cazalis, ...
THURSDAY, March 22 (HealthDay News) -- Tuberculosis rates fell to an all-time low in the United States in 2011, but the disease continues to disproportionately infect racial and ethnic minorities, those ...
WEDNESDAY, March 14 (HealthDay News) -- Yet another orally taken medication shows some promise in preventing relapse and disability for people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, a new report ...
... to nine "lead claims", from a total of 1,011 cases. The MoD denies the tests involved radiation exposure and that health problems resulted from this. The group of 1,011 ex-servicemen has battled for more ...
14 March 2012 Last updated at 03:49 ET By Neil Bowdler Health reporter, BBC News Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript ...
TUESDAY, March 13 (HealthDay News) -- Extended space travel can cause eye and brain abnormalities in astronauts, researchers have found. For the study, published online March 13 in the journal Radiology, ...
... and its connection to the brain in three individuals. The pituitary gland secretes and stores hormones that regulate a variety of important body functions. The health of astronauts is very carefully monitored. ...
FRIDAY, March 9 (HealthDay News) -- Inducing labor when it's not necessary increases the risk of cesarean section delivery and other childbirth complications, a new study says. The Australian researchers ...
... start to degenerate, they can herniateYou're more vulnerable to muscle strains as you age (Health.com) -- The back is literally your body's support... "Women who sit at work hunched over for hours put ...
... just started funding efforts to use Bittner's technique on rats with spinal injuries. Read more http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/02/27/147344516/new-methods-could-speed-up-repair-of-injured-nerves?ft=1&f=1007 ...
... in short, bears no comparison to the rigorous world of health-care certification.” Anyone who chooses to can hang out a shingle and call himself a yoga therapist. Licensing requirements exist for beauticians ...
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... last year. The success in India has been achieved through a partnership between the Indian government, with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), Rotary, Unicef and with major contributions ...
TUESDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Poor-quality sleep may have worse effects than simple fatigue: A preliminary new study suggests it's linked to the buildup of brain plaques seen in people with Alzheimer's ...
... bill. "In the Senate, it's so hard to get an individual bill to pass," Klobuchar said, adding that she'll keep trying this strategy until it works. Read more http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/health/*http%3A//news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20120215/ap_on_sc/us_drug_shortages_cancer ...
... $600 billion in medical bills and lost productivity. To help address this problem, Congress directed the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Affordable Care ...
... can turn serious if ignored or denied. But not every twist or turn needs medical attention, and knowing when it's OK to self-treat pays off in the long run, in dollars and in health. Costly knee replacements ...
... Edwards to hospital themselves but were concerned about a possible spinal injury. Robert Halfon, Conservative MP for Harlow, said he had spoken to the family and would be contacting health chiefs on their ...
TUESDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) -- A drug used to prevent breast cancer in women at high risk for the disease appears to cause bone loss in some postmenopausal women, a new study finds. The drug, Aromasin ...
... at the University of California, Los Angeles, and the University of Oregon Health Sciences Center. At U.C.S.F. he was known as a hard worker whose hours stunned his colleagues. “He had always ...
...  Institutes of Health. The highly distinguished NCCAM council — composed of physicians, scientists, complementary health practitioners, and members of the public — represents a broad range of science ...
... the health of the photoreceptors, which we see with. So in both of these degenerative eye diseases, which are currently untreatable, there's a loss of these RPE cells, which leads to a loss of the photoreceptors ...
... a safety trial rather than an attempt to improve vision. So there is a long way to go before there's talk of miracle treatments and curing blindness. Read more http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/health-16700394 ...
... week. ___ Online: Lancet: http://www.thelancet.com/journals ___ Follow Alicia Chang's coverage at http://www.twitter.com/SciWriAlicia 9fb7480f983316ec4afde3d26112d0a5 Read more http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/health/*http%3A//news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20120123/ap_on_he_me/us_med_stem_cells_blindness ...
... that it could allow us to move on to more precise guidelines," said Dr. Heidi Nelson, a researcher at the Oregon Health & Science University who is an expert on the topic. At issues are bone mineral ...
... has sparked an Internet uproar. Whether a person with a mental disability qualifies for an organ transplant is a decision made on a case-by-case basis, based on that patient's health, experts say. On Thursday, ...
...  Read more http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/health-16613608  ...
... now on offer across the country. The Ministry of Health has also stopped accepting new applications for stem cell programs, a ban that will... BEIJING (Reuters) – China has ordered a halt to all unapproved ...
... to the extraordinarily large head of Joseph Merrick, whose story was dramatized in the 1980 film, "The Elephant Man," explained Guillon. (Last July, according to the U.S. National Institutes of Health, ...
... an author of the study and research professor at Northwestern Health Sciences University in Minnesota. “Even a year later, there were differences between the spinal manipulation and medication groups.” ...
MONDAY, Jan. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Spinal manipulation and home exercise are more effective at relieving neck pain in the long term than medications, according to new research. People undergoing spinal ...
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