BRUSSELS, May 23 (UPI) -- Since 1889 to 2004, IQ declined 14.1 points among those from Western nations, researchers in Europe say. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)MedWorm Sponsor Message: Have a look at The Psychology Daily, the new psychology portal powered by MedWorm, with all the latest psychology
A cluster of respiratory illnesses of unknown origin in southeast Alabama has the Alabama Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concerned. Medscape Medical News
The H7N9 virus appears under control in China largely through restrictions at bird markets, but it caused $6.5 billion in losses, United Nations experts said Tuesday. (Source: NYT Health)MedWorm Sponsor Message: Have a look at The Psychology Daily, the new psychology portal p
PHILADELPHIA (MedPage Today) -- Children treated with inhaled corticosteroids or systemic steroids for acute asthma attacks appear to do equally well in terms of hospital admission rates and other outcomes, researchers reported here.
YONKERS, N.Y., May 20 (UPI) -- Investigators at Consumer Reports say the directions for testosterone gel say the gel is flammable until dry and avoid smoking or an open flame until dry. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)MedWorm Sponsor Message: Have a look at The Psychology Daily, the new psychology po
New data confirm the long-term efficacy of renal denervation in patients with resistant hypertension. At 30 months, there was a sustained reduction in systolic blood pressure, but this is only the beginning in terms of understanding the potential of the procedure. Heartwire
SAN FRANCISCO (MedPage Today) -- The upcoming JNC 2103 update is likely to go with a hypertension treatment target of 140/90 mm Hg for all but older adults, a panel of experts on the guidelines committee suggested.
MALAGA, Spain, May 19 (UPI) -- Work-related stress is linked to increased blood fat levels, which in turn increases cardiovascular risk, researchers in Spain say. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)MedWorm Sponsor Message: Have a look at The Psychology Daily, the new psychology portal powered by MedWorm
WASHINGTON (MedPage Today) -- In an otherwise rough week politically for President Obama, the president did score a victory when his latest nominee to run Medicare, Medicaid, and health reform implementation was confirmed by the Senate.