Health News Archive - July 26, 2012
Follow-up exams for patients with celiac disease are often inadequate and highly variable.
Erectile dysfunction can be a red flag for heart disease in younger and middle-aged men, men with diabetes.
Complex, multi-system diseases like myotonic dystrophy – the most common adult form of muscular dystrophy – require physicians and patients to identify which symptoms impact quality of life and, consequently, what treatments should take priority.
A novel approach to gene therapy that instructs a person's own cells to produce more of a natural disease-fighting protein could offer a solution to treating many genetic disorders.
A new gene therapy approach can reverse hearing loss caused by a genetic defect in a mouse model of congenital deafness.
Women with diabetes are just as likely to be interested in, and engage in, sexual activity as non-diabetic women, but they are much more likely to report low overall sexual satisfaction, according to a UCSF study.
There are many factors that affect tumor invasion, the process where a tumor grows beyond the tissue where it first developed.
New research conducted by biologists at Texas A&M University suggests that ZOLOFT®, one of the most widely prescribed antidepressants in the world, also packs a potential preventative bonus — potent mechanisms capable of inhibiting deadly fungal infections.
While many adults must face the difficulties of the recession, the fallout of the recession has also affected children and young adults.
The sound of a horn beeping at you while driving, the chirping crickets after a huge rain storm, and your favorite new One Direction song -- imagine going through life not being able to hear any of it.
- A bat.