8 hrs ago
Hannahstown residents fear of transmitter
Astudy conducted by a leading epidemiologists, concluded there may be a significant increase in contracting cancer for people living within 7km of a television mast.
12 hrs ago
The New Zealand Herald
Scientists: Mosquito virus spreads to Americas
Scientists say a viral disease first detected in Africa that is spread to people by infected mosquitoes is being locally transmitted in the Americas for the first time.
17 hrs ago
Incident and Prevalent Cases of Breast Cancer Continue to Grow as...
The total number of breast cancer incident cases in the nine major markets - the US, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, Japan, urban China and Brazil - is expected to increase by 44% over the next decade, from 0.90 million in 2012 to 1.29 million by 2022.
Is It Safe Yet To Have An Honest Conversation About Secondhand Smoke And Lung Cancer?
Several years ago I was talking to an epidemiologist who is skeptical of the idea that smokers pose a mortal threat to people in their vicinity.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
WFMY 2 Greensboro
Multivitamin Researchers Say "Case Is Closed" After Studies Find No Health Benefits
That's the message from doctors behind three new studies and an editorial that tackled an oft-debated question in medicine: Do daily multivitamins make you healthier? "We believe that the case is closed -- supplementing the diet of well-nourished adults with mineral or vitamin supplements has no clear benefit and might even be harmful," concluded ... (more)
Evansville Courier & Press
Ind., Ky. health departments receive award for teamwork during salmonella outbreak
The state health departments of Indiana and Kentucky have earned a national award for their teamwork in responding to a multistate salmonella outbreak last year.
Ridiculously Cute Photos of Mother Cats and Kittens
New research shows that British and American cat owners harbor some pretty serious misconceptions about the reproductive habits of their feline companions.
Final report on salmonella outbreak expected in January; at least eight victims seeking compensation
Public Health-Muskegon County officials said the final report detailing the recent salmonella outbreak will likely be ready in January.
Recently Released Market Study: EpiCast Report: Schizophrenia - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022
Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and disabling group of psychotic disorders characterized by fundamental disturbances of thinking such as hallucinations, delusions, disorganized communication, and reduced motivation.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
New Market Report: EpiCast Report: Diabetic Nephropathy - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022
When uncontrolled diabetes persists for 15 to 25 years, the blood vessels in the kidneys are damaged, resulting in abnormal amounts of proteins, including albumin, leaking into the urine .
Thu Dec 12, 2013
The Mayo Clinic maintains that "moms today spend more time in sedentary endeavors than they spend cooking, cleaning, and exercising combined" .
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.
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.