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Smoking causes age-related cataract

Friday, November 30th, 2012

A new study found that smoking results in age-related cataract. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Juan Ye, MD, from the Department of Ophthalmology at Zhejiang’s 2nd affiliated University Hospital in China. The results of the study were published in the recent issue of the magazine “Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual [...]

Electronic health records improve patient care quality

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

A new study found that the use of electronic health records helps in improving the quality of patient care. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Dr. Rainu Kaushal from the Center for Healthcare Informatics and Policy. The results of the study were published in the recent issue of the online [...]

Healthy lifestyle key for survival of cancer patients

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Healthy lifestyle helps the older cancer patients to live for a long time, says a new study. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Maki Inoue-Choi, PhD, RD from the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health at the University of Minnesota. The results of the study were presented at the October [...]

Snoring during pregnancy indicates high BP

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

A new study found that the women who snore after becoming pregnant are more likely to get high blood pressure during pregnancy. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Louise O’Brien, PhD from the University of Michigan’s Sleep Disorders Center. The results of the study were published in the recent issue [...]

Cognitive skills decline found in men born to pre-eclampsia mothers

Monday, November 26th, 2012

A new study found that the sons born to women with pre-eclampsia during pregnancy are likely to have cognitive decline. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Soile Tuovinen, MA from the Institute of Behavioral Sciences at the University of Helsinki’s Hospital for Children and Adolescents in Finland. The results of [...]

Use of electronic devices makes teens more prone to accidents

Sunday, November 25th, 2012

The teenagers who pug-in their iPods and other electrical devices are at high risk of accidents, says a new study. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Dr. Nina Glass from the NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City. The results of the study were presented at the American Academy [...]

Bullying common in children with less caring parents

Saturday, November 24th, 2012

The parents, who are very caring, know the friends of their children, talk to them often and help the children in academic activities have less bullying children, says a new study. The results of the study were published in the October 18 issue of the magazine “American Journal of Public Health”.
Bullying is one of the [...]

ICU admission of mother and child increases mortality

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

A new study found that the babies and their mothers who were admitted in the intensive care unit (ICU) were more likely to die as compared to the children and mothers who were not admitted in the ICU. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Joel Ray from the University of [...]

Sleep problems affect quality of life in fibromyalgia patients

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

The sleep symptoms affect the on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in the patients who suffer from fibromyalgia. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Marco DiBonaventura from the Kantar Health, New York, USA. The results of the study were published in the recent issue of the magazine “BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders”.
The [...]

Transfusion of stored blood doesn’t cause side effects

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

A new study found that the blood that has been stored for 14 days before transfusion doesn’t cause any serious side effects in the patients. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Leanne Clifford from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. The results of the study were presented at the Anesthesiology [...]

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