Posted on Nov 13, 2007 | Comments 0
- Early, Routine Testing For HIV Is Key To Curbing The Disease Among Teens
Half of all new HIV infections in the United States occur among 13 to 24 year olds, but adolescents rarely seek HIV testing.
- Cholesterol-Reducing Drug Could Also Prevent Retinopathy
A drug called fenofibrate could help reduce the risk of retinopathy, the leading cause of blindness for the UK’s working age population.
- How Often Do Eye Surgeons Operate On The Wrong Patient, Or The Wrong Eye?
Surgical confusions–for instance, operations involving the wrong site, the wrong patient or the wrong procedure–occur infrequently in eye surgery procedures, according to a new report.
- Eating Fish, Omega-3 Oils, Fruits And Veggies Lowers Risk Of Memory Problems
A diet rich in fish, omega-3 oils, fruits and vegetables may lower your risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, whereas consuming omega-6 rich oils could increase chances of developing memory problems, according to a new study.
- Weight Gain May Make Asthma Control More Difficult
Weight gain is associated with an increased risk of poorly controlled asthma, according to findings presented in Grapevine, Texas, at the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.
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