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2011-07-01 12:32:18

Older breast cancer patients with certain other health problems have higher mortality rates than patients without these problems.

2011-03-11 08:45:13

Did you know that more than 8,000,000 people in the United States have an eating disorder?

2011-01-18 16:45:00

A recent study by Merikangas and colleagues published in the January 2011 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP) shows that only half of adolescents that are affected with severely impairing mental disorders ever receive treatment for their disorders.

2010-10-25 16:19:37

High erythropoietin levels in people over age 85 indicate a higher risk of death.

2010-10-19 14:02:17

Individuals with co-occurring psychiatric illnesses, especially anxiety and depression, appear to have an increased risk of death within 30 days of surgery.

2010-10-06 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Rules-Based Medicine, Inc.

2010-05-20 10:18:01

A study from Rhode Island Hospital finds patients who were "over-diagnosed" with bipolar disorder were more likely to have received disability payments and for a longer period of time.

2010-04-29 09:07:12

A new study by researchers at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA has found that more than a third of drinkers 60 years old and older consume amounts of alcohol that are excessive or that are potentially harmful in combination with certain diseases they may have or medications they may be taking.

2010-03-03 13:24:44

Research published in the March edition of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology (JTO) explored the importance of a patient's outlook as it relates to health behavior and health status.

2009-11-09 15:29:57

A new study by Mount Sinai researchers has for the first time found that patients with more difficult to treat forms of hepatitis C are half as likely to initiate treatment for the disease, when compared to patients with hepatitis C that is easier to treat.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.