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2006-04-26 09:18:19

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children with asthma may find the condition easier to handle if their classmates get some asthma education, a UK study suggests.

2006-02-13 17:31:35

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Adults with asthma are more likely than those in the general population to report a number of other chronic medical conditions, including cancer, diabetes and heart disease, according to a report in the current issue of the journal Chest.

2005-12-14 13:46:56

By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Diabetics with mental health conditions are less likely to receive optimum diabetes care, according to the results of a large study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine.

2005-09-28 07:48:33

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some older people who inexplicably lose weight may be in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, U.S. researchers reported on Tuesday.

2005-08-15 14:07:13

Women who receive an educational or nutritional intervention following the completion of their treatment for breast cancer are less likely to be depressed and have a better quality of life than other breast cancer survivors, according to a study by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Emory University.

2004-11-25 03:00:15

BMI, or body mass index, is considered an indicator of both mortality and heart attack risk among middle-aged and older men free of major diseases. However, the impact of BMI on mortality in men who have already had a heart attack or stroke has not been clearly established.


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whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.