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Measles-related death toll rises to 108 in only Vietnam's 3 large hospitals
A total of 108 deaths have been caused so far this year by measles and its related complications among Vietnamese children in only three large hospitals in capital Hanoi, instead of 25 deaths as in earlier report by Vietnam's Ministry of Health , local media reported on Wednesday.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
Depression predicts subsequent computer use in young men
For young men, but not women, symptoms of depression at age 20 years predict subsequent computer use, according to a study published in the March issue of Preventive Medicine .
NOS1 Methylation and Carotid Artery Intima-Media Thickness in Children [Original Articles]
From the Department of Preventive Medicine and Atherosclerosis Research Unit , University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.
Association of Sex Hormones, Aging, and Atrial Fibrillation in Men:...
From the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's and Boston University's Framingham Heart Study, Boston, MA ; Section of Cardiovascular Medicine , Section of General Internal Medicine , Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition , Department of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, MA; Departments of Biostatistics , and Epidemiology , ... (more)
Sustained Sympathetic and Blood Pressure Reduction 1 Year After Renal ...
From the Neurovascular Hypertension and Kidney Disease Laboratory, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia ; Department of Hypertension and Diabetology, Medical University of Gdansk, GdaA sk, Poland ; Heart Centre Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia ; and Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health ... (more)
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Food manufacturers' push to reduce salt 'has saved lives'
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Less Salt Use Tied to Drop in U.K. Heart Deaths
MONDAY April 14, 2014, 2014 -- A drop in salt consumption likely played a big role in a recent large reduction in deaths related to heart disease and stroke in England, a new study suggests.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Cape Cod Times
Attorney: Doctor will appeal ruling on license
A Brookline doctor with Cape ties whose license was temporarily suspended Wednesday plans to appeal, his attorney said in an email Saturday.
San Diego NewsCape
15 Honored for Improving Health of Local Residents
Fifteen local individuals and organizations were honored for their contributions to improving the health and well-being of area residents and communities.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Lion dies in Hungary zoo from anthrax-infected meat
A lion in a Hungarian zoo died after it ate beef infected with the deadly anthrax disease identified in a nearby farm in the eastern region of the country, national news agency MTI reported on Thursday.
CAGExploreR: an R package for the analysis and visualization of...
Cap Analysis Gene Expression is a powerful approach for revealing the multiplicity of transcription start site events across experiments and conditions.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
People You Should Know
Dakota Zimmerman, a construction inspector with Ruggles and Bohm, has received the American Concrete Institute Concrete Field testing Technician-Grade I certification.
Examining the Association of Olmesartan and Other Angiotensin...
From the Cardiovascular Center, National Taiwan University Hospital Yun-Lin Branch, Dou-Liou City, Yun-Lin County, Taiwan ; Department of Medicine, College of Medicine and Institute of Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health , National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Internal Medicine and Center of Comparative Effectiveness ... (more)
The Huffington Post
Coffee Linked With Lower Liver Cancer Risk
Your daily coffee habit could protect you from developing the most common kind of liver cancer, a new study suggests.
Preventive medicine: Safety shutdown
Live poultry markets are common throughout China and much of Southeast Asia. These markets pose a huge threat to humans because they are a major source of avian influenza viruses.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Weight loss efforts start well, but lapse over time
Learning you have an obesity-related disease motivates many to start a weight loss program, but troubling health news is often not enough to sustain weight loss efforts, finds new research in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine .
Many new parents unaware of safety guidelines
A new parent's health literacy, defined as their ability to obtain, interpret and understand basic health information, can affect their ability to follow recommendations to protect infants from injury, finds a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine .
Science, Industry and Business
E-Cigarette Advertising Expenditures Tripled From 2011 to 2012, Study Finds
Electronic cigarette advertising expenditures tripled in the United States from $6.4 million in 2011 to $18.3 million in 2012, according to a study by RTI International.
Sitting Too Much May Harm Health
April 7, 2014 -- The studies just keep coming. Sitting our life away, it seems, may be very bad for our health and even our life expectancy.
Medical News Today
Snowstorms and power outages 'increase risk of carbon monoxide poisoning'
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 430 people in the US die each year from unintentional, non-fire-related carbon monoxide poisoning.