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Scientists Finding Anti-Obesity Drugs With Fewer Side Effects by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Fen-phen was once regarded as a miracle weight-loss drug, but when it induced heart valve lesions and mother life-threatening side effects, it was taken off the market. UT S ... Read on »
20,000+ Annual Foodborne Illnesses Reported, Says CDC by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A total of 1,097 foodborne disease outbreaks were reported in 2007 to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, according to a CDC analysis. State investig ... Read on »
35% of U.S. Adults Over 20 Have Pre-Diabetes by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Nearly 26 million Americans have diabet ... Read on »
40% of Emergency Room Visits Billed to Public Insurance, Says Report by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Fri, 07/31/2009 - 15:57 — MedNews More than 40 percent of the 120 ... Read on »
90% of U.S. Adults Get Too Much Salt by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Less than 10 percent of U.S. adults limit their daily sodium intake to recommended levels, according to a new report, “Sodium Intake in Adults – United States, 2 ... Read on »
Alternative Therapies for Eczema Treatments, With a Caveat by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Wed, 07/29/2009 - 22:30 — MedNews Despite having access to some of ... Read on »
Alzheimer’s Diagnostic Guidelines Updated for First Time in 27 Years by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine For the first time in 27 years, clinical diagnostic criteria for Alzheimer’s disease dementia have been revised, and research guidelines for earlier stages of the dise ... Read on »
Antimicrobial Resistance a Growing Health Threat, Says CDC by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Millions of Americans take antimicrobial drugs each year to fight illness, trusting they will work. However, the bacteria, viruses and other pathogens are fighting b ... Read on »
Antimicrobial Resistance Clinical Trials Launched by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Four new contracts for large-scale clin ... Read on »
Arthritis Impact on African-Americans and Hispanics by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Arthritis causes more pain and limitations for African-Americans and Hispanics than for whites, according to a study released today by the Centers for Disease Co ... Read on »
Asclera Approved by FDA for Varicose Vein Treatment by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Asclera (polidocanol) injection for the treatment of small types of abnormally swollen or twisted veins call ... Read on »
Asthma Rates in U.S. Rising by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine People diagnosed with asthma in the United States grew by 4.3 million between 2001 and 2009, with nearly 1 in 12 Americans diagnosed with asthma. In addition to incre ... Read on »
Avosentan Reduces Urinary Protein Loss but May Cause Serious Side Effects, Says Study by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The drug avosentan substantially reduces urinary protein loss in people with type 2 diabetes and kidney disease, but the drug causes serious side effects, accord ... Read on »
Avosentan Reduces Urinary Protein Loss but May Cause Serious Side Effects, Says Study by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The drug avosentan substantially reduces urinary protein loss in people with type 2 d ... Read on »
Barriers to Screening May Increase Colorectal Cancer Deaths by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Despite evidence and guidelines supporting the value of screening fo ... Read on »
Barriers to Screening May Increase Colorectal Cancer Deaths by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United ... Read on »