The risk of incident contrast sensitivity (CS) impairment is increased with factors such as cadmium exposure and older age, according to a study published online Sept. 13 in JAMA Ophthalmology
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Bexar County has an STD problem. And it’s not going away anytime soon. Texas’ Department of State Health Services documented 18,125 cases of syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea in the county during 2017, down slightly from the 19,066 cases reported the prior year — but still up an alarming 16% from five years ago.
The most common electronically sent and received types of patient health information (PHI) include laboratory results and medication lists, according to a report published Aug. 15 by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics.
For couples hoping for a baby via in vitro fertilization, chances have improved. A process that once took hours now takes minutes: Cornell University scientists have created a microfluidic device that quickly corrals strong and speedy sperm viable for fertilization.
Heroin use in general in the United States is down, but the rate of overall substance use in young adults is higher, and there is greater use of marijuana among pregnant women, according to the latest annual National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH).
Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is the treatment of choice for many patients with malignant and non-malignant hematological diseases, such as leukemia and multiple myeloma. The success of recent advances in such transplantation techniques and supportive care measures has led to greater numbers of long-term HSCT survivors
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there have been 16 weeks of non-stop flu season last year leading to 700,000 hospitalizations due to influenza as well as pneumonias that occurred as complications.
No woman's breast tissue is the same, so MRIs detecting and monitoring cancer should not treat them all the same. Without a way to prove that a new MRI technique is safe for all women, clinical MRIs haven't been able to keep pace with the latest advances in MRI research.
Neonatal concentrations of eight detectable inflammatory markers were significantly different in children later diagnosed with B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) compared with controls.
A new study has found that the same mutation that gives tuberculosis bacteria drug resistance also elicits a different — and potentially weaker — immune response.