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Health News Archive - June 18, 2010

One way obese people become salt sensitive and hypertensive has been identified by Medical College of Georgia researchers.

There is a great deal of interest in factors that contribute to the vulnerability to developing post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.

Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) is an uncommon benign neoplasm with locally aggressive behavior but malignant change is rare.

Hepatic artery thrombosis (HAT), which is the most common vascular complication after living donor liver transplantation (LDLT), can result in graft loss and devastating consequences.

Conventional drugs used in the treatment of liver diseases inevitably have side effects.

Diarrhea represents a major condition responsible for pediatric mortality worldwide.

Thanks to technical progress, there are now new areas in which whole body magnetic resonance imaging (WB-MRI) can be used.

LONDON, June 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Well let's face it do you really think about getting 5 fruit and vegetables into your diet each day? We're hardly likely to remember to get 3 or 4 let alone the minimum standard of 5, research suggests that this is the bare minimum we should be including in our daily intake.

Studies have shown fathers who are active in their children's upbringing can significantly benefit their children's early development, academic achievement and well being.

Normal weight and underweight teenage girls who falsely believe they are overweight are at significantly greater risk of succumbing to unnecessary and unsafe weight-loss behaviors than girls who can accurately assess their weight status.

Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.