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2011-08-08 12:07:24

The most common kind of chronically irregular heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation, is associated with a greater risk of dementia, including Alzheimer's disease.

2011-07-19 14:39:36

Birth control pills may reduce a woman's bone density, according to a study published online July 13 in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism by Group Health Research Institute (GHRI) scientists.

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2011-07-05 10:46:11

Massage therapy helps ease chronic low back pain and improve function, according to a randomized controlled trial that the Annals of Internal Medicine will publish in its July 5 issue.

2011-05-23 15:41:00

DALLAS, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association launches a year-long themed series that will focus on the prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD).

2011-04-07 16:04:22

A video-based decision aid helped severely obese people to make more informed choices about bariatric surgery and reach more certainty about them.

2011-03-17 00:14:42

Online messaging can deliver organized follow-up care for depression effectively and efficiently.

2011-02-22 13:04:24

Radiologists who interpret more mammograms and spend some time reading diagnostic mammograms do better at determining which suspicious breast lesions are cancer.

2011-01-21 16:14:12

Obtaining consent for genetic studies can be an opportunity for researchers to foster respectful engagement with participants, not merely to mitigate legal risk.

2010-12-30 13:26:03

Many people in the U.S. have multiple common chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, which complicates health care needs.

2010-12-07 14:01:44

Try to schedule your screening mammogram during the first week of your menstrual cycle.


Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.