(HealthDay)—Certain areas in the brains of children with autism overreact to sensory stimuli, such as the touch of a scratchy sweater and loud traffic noises, a new small study shows.
People hospitalised with COPD or pneumonia are more likely to die during a weekend stay in hospital, according to a new study.
Zinc supplements reduce diarrhoea and other infections in malnourished children, and may prevent death, according to a new study published in The Cochrane Library. The study is the first Cochrane Systematic Review to focus ...
Overdosing on high intensity exercise may actually increase the risk of death from a heart attack or stroke in those with existing heart disease, suggests German research published online in the journal Heart.
The NHS prescription charge is 'iniquitous' and 'outdated' and should be scrapped, urges the Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB) in an editorial published in this month's issue.
(HealthDay)—Use of a computerized clinical decision support system (CDSS) may reduce the risk of prolonged QTc interval in hospitalized patients at risk for torsades de pointes, according to research published online May ...
(HealthDay)—Adding practice facilitation (PF) to other strategies may improve adherence to asthma guidelines in the primary care setting, according to research published in the May/June issue of the Annals of Family Medicine.
(HealthDay)—Prescription drugs are playing an increasingly larger role in U.S. life, with nearly half of all Americans taking one or more medications.
More rigorous screening with low dose CT scans could catch tens of thousands of US lung cancer cases in the next five years, but at a price tag of $9.3 billion, researchers said Wednesday.
(HealthDay)—There may be a simple way to help spot signs of autism early on in siblings of children with the disorder, new research suggests.