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Online tool can help worried seniors quickly determine dementia risk

January 16th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): A new study has revealed that a quick online assessment tool developed by Johns Hopkins researchers can help worried seniors find out if they are at risk of ... Read more...

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People with cancer history prone to memory impairment

October 2nd, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): A new large-scale research has proved that people who have had cancer are 40 percent more vulnerable to experience memory problems that interfere with daily functioning than those ... Read more...

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Barack Obama fighting his cholesterol problem with a walk

March 2nd, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Mar 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Barack Obama has a new worry to think about. His cholesterol is marginally high, and the numbers are causing a worry to the US ... Read more...

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8 steps to boost health, keep swine flu at bay while in college

August 2nd, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 2 (ANI): Besides anxiety, students entering colleges these days have another challenge to look forward to - H1N1 virus, or swine flu.However, Dr. Jane Horton, director of student health and ... Read more...

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Physical exams still accurate, cost-efficient method to assess heart failure

September 17th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found that patient history and physical examination, traditionally the cornerstone diagnostic tool for medical care, may still be among the most ... Read more...

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Physical examination as dependable as high-tech diagnosis

September 17th, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) High-tech diagnostics may be popular among doctors but good old fashioned physical examination is just as dependable and accurate, says a University of Texas study. "Our study touches ... Read more...

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Doctors reluctant to taper off medicines in kids with stable asthma

July 7th, 2008 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): A new study has shown that doctors are reluctant to reduce drug use among kids with asthma even if lower dose is best.In the study involving 310 ... Read more...

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Continuous positive airway pressure can treat sleep related groaning

January 2nd, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 2 (ANI): A new study has found that Catathrenia, (sleep related groaning) an uncommon feature of a sleep-related breathing disorder, can be successfully treated with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP).In ... Read more...

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