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Heart Disease Hospitalization Rates in the U.S. by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Heart disease hospitalization rates among Americans aged 65 years and older vary substantially depending on where they live, according to a report released today ... Read on »
FDA Reports Outbreak Related to Raw Milk by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Latest outbreak of campylobacteriosis in Midwest is linked to unpasteurized product. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, along with several state agencies ... Read on »
Undiagnosed Diabetes Patients May Also Have Undiagnosed Kidney Disease by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Millions of Americans may have chronic kidney disease (CKD) and not know it, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the A ... Read on »
Depression Among Low Income Latinos by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A new, small study of low-income, depressed Latinos finds that those who stigmatize mental illness are less likely than others are to take medication, keep sched ... Read on »
Community-Acquired MRSA’s Increasing Prevalence in Pediatric Patients by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Once considered a hospital anomaly, community-acquired infections with drug-resistant strains of the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus now turn up regularly among ... Read on »
Xifaxan Approved by FDA for Patients with Liver Disease by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved the use of Xifaxan for reduction in the risk of the recurrence of overt hepatic encephalopathy (HE) in ... Read on »
Zocor May Increase Muscle Injury Risk by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today warned patients and healthcare providers about the potential for increased risk of muscle injury from the cholesterol ... Read on »
Personalized Blood Tests for Cancer Use Whole Genome Sequencing by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have used data from the whole ge ... 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 »
Rituxan Approved to Treat Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Rituxan (rituximab) to treat ... Read on »
Robotic Surgery Faster in Repairing Kidney Blockages by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A comparison of two types of minimally invasive surgery to repair kidney blockages th ... Read on »
Natural Compound Sceptrin Reduces Cancer Cell Motility by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Scientists have discovered that the natural compound sceptrin, which is found in mari ... Read on »
Elderly with Untreated Vision Problem More Likely to Develop Alzheimer's by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Elderly people with visual disorders that are left untreated are significantly more l ... Read on »
Combination Hormone Therapy (CHT) Poses Heart Disease Risk for Postmenopausal Women by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine New analyses from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) confirm that combination hormon ... Read on »
Knee and Hip Replacement Pain: A New Approach to Pain Management by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Patients undergoing knee or hip replacements recover more quickly when treated with t ... Read on »
Parents of Asthmatic Children Often Wait to Long to Treat Symptoms by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Parents of young children with asthma often recognize signs that their child is about ... 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 »
Pregnant Women Should Take Greater Care of Novel H1N1 ("Swine Flu") Virus by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Sat, 08/08/2009 - 00:00 — MedNews A recent study indicates that pr ... Read on »
Onglyza, a New Type 2 Diabetes Drug Approved by FDA by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Fri, 07/31/2009 - 18:31 — MedNews The U.S. Food and Drug Administr ... Read on »
HIV May Be Transmitted via Pre-Chewed Food by MedNews Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Fri, 07/31/2009 - 17:28 — 2009-07-22 07:11:42 Researchers have unc ... Read on »