3 hrs ago
County 10 News
Fremont County Public Health: Influenza beginning to spread in Wyoming, flu shots recommended
With flu activity going up recently across the state, residents are encouraged by Fremont County Public Health and the Wyoming Department of Health to take common-sense steps to avoid becoming ill with influenza or spreading it to others.
8 hrs ago
Just Released: "EpiCast Report: Parkinson's Disease - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022"
Parkinson's disease is the second most common chronic progressive neurodegenerative disorder in the elderly after Alzheimer's disease, affecting 1%-2% of individuals ages =65 years worldwide.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Dr. Maxine Hayes, state health officer, to leave post
Nobody doubts that when Dr. Maxine Hayes retires at the end of this year she'll still be giving advice about how to avoid catching the flu.
St. Cloud Times
Minnesota study documents illness from raw milk
When people get sick from drinking raw milk, it gets a lot of attention in the media.
I Blame Global Warming. and George W. Bush! As More People Live...
I BLAME GLOBAL WARMING. AND GEORGE W. BUSH! As More People Live Longer Why Are Rates of Dementia Falling? "A recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine points out that something unexpected has happened to confound the gloomy prognostications of epidemiologists and demographers.
The Modesto Bee
Health Department urges caution to prevent flu
Reggie McClinton is surveillance epidemiologist with health department. He says influenza activity has increased across the state in recent weeks with the highest levels appearing in Campbell County.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Report Published: "EpiCast Report: Diabetic Retinopathy - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022"
A common microvascular complication of diabetes, diabetic retinopathy affects a third of diagnosed diabetics .
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Men face higher risk of death by smoking after cancer diagnosis
A study of China residents quantified the higher risk of death men face if they continue to smoke after a cancer diagnosis.
Research and Markets: EpiCast Report: Diabetic Nephropathy - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022
Diabetic nephropathy is one of the microvascular complications of diabetes, along with diabetic neuropathy and diabetic retinopathy.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Highly stressed parents linked to children who weigh more
Children of highly stressed parents have a body mass index about 2 percent higher than those whose parents are mellow, Canadian researchers say.
One in six Kiwi children go without
One in six New Zealand kids are going without items such as fruit and vegetables, shoes and access to doctors, a new report has found.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Now Available: EpiCast Report: Hemophilia - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022
Because of the deficiency of coagulation factor, hemophilia patients have a tendency for bleeding in joints, muscles, soft tissues and within mucous membranes, which can be spontaneous or could be due to internal or external trauma, depending on the severity of the disease.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Daily Herald
Island on alert as two cases of Chikungunya confirmed
Two cases of Chikungunya, a Dengue-like sickness, have been confirmed in St. Martin following testing at the specialist laboratory in Marseille that returned positive results to Agence RA©gional de SantA© on December 5. The disclosure was made by ARS Director-General Patrice Richard on Friday at a press conference in the PrA©fecture ... (more)
Two illnesses spread through Douglas County
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Thu Dec 05, 2013
Cigarette smoking after cancer diagnosis increases risk of death
Men who continued to smoke after a cancer diagnosis had an increased risk of death compared with those who quit smoking after diagnosis, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention , a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Voice of America
Will African Men Line Up for Circumcision if There's No Doctor?
A Rwandan youth is tested for the AIDS virus before he receives a free male circumcision at the Shingiro Health Center in Musanze.
Global health: One million deaths
In 1975, when Prabhat Jha was growing up in Canada, his family received a report from India that his grandfather had died; the cause was unclear.
New Market Report: EpiCast Report: Gram-Negative Bacterial Urinary...
Urinary tract infections are among the most common bacterial infections acquired in hospitals and in the community setting.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Mathematical Model of Zombie Epidemics Reveals Two Types of Living-Dead Strains
KentuckyFC writes "Epidemiologists have long known how to model the way disease spreads through a population using a computer simulation.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Study Reveals China One Child Policy Linked to Increased Breast Cancer
TIANJIN, CHINA: A medical study from China, released last week, has revealed an additional way in which women are victimized by the One-Child Policy: significantly increased risk of breast cancer.