Health News Archive - May 09, 2010
A new study suggests that fortified varieties of orange juice can help the body's vitamin D levels go up - just as effectively as the supplement itself.
On Saturday, US President Barack Obama said the benefits of the newly adopted health care reform had already made insurance companies more accountable.
The protein that has long been suspected by scientists of being the master switch allowing brains to function has now been verified by an Iowa State University researcher.
The world's scientific community may be one step closer to understanding age-related memory loss, and to developing a drug that might help boost memory.
Screening for inherited lethal disease can help parents obtain proactive treatments.
Chronic pain severely limits patients' quality of life and is among the cost drivers in US health care.
Rice bioengineers define relationship between key regulatory proteins.
Computed tomography (CT) scans are superior to standard radiography (X-rays) for the detection of pelvic fractures.
Conventional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may be an effective alternative to minimally invasive MR arthrography for the diagnosis of hip labral tears, a common cause of hip pain.
In a study of residents of Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) in Los Angeles showed that 65% had clinically significant sleeping problems and that poor sleep was associated with declining quality of life and increased depression over a six month follow-up period.