Dementia epidemic looms with 135 million sufferers expected by 2050
Many governments are woefully unprepared for an epidemic of dementia currently affecting 44 million people worldwide and set to more than treble to 135 million people by 2050, health experts and campaigners said on Thursday. Fresh estimates from the ...
Dementia cases 'set to treble worldwide' by 2050
Dementia to soar worldwide, study finds
Global dementia set to treble by 2050, says G8 briefing
Young Women Claim HPV Vaccine Left Them Infertile
According to experts, the recent claim from Wisconsin represents the first ovarian failure allegation against the HPV vaccine, though not the first injury claim. The girls' case will be heard as part of the National Vaccine Injury Compensation program. The NVIC ...
Is Katie Couric The Next Jenny McCarthy?
Katie Couric puts the anti-vaccination movement into the mainstream
KevinMD's Take, December 4, 2013
New York Daily News
City Council debates e-cigarette ban in public areas
New York Daily News
Billowing clouds of vapor from electronic cigarettes filled the City Council chambers Wednesday as lawmakers debated whether to ban using the battery-powered devices in bars, restaurants and public spaces. E-cigarette users and sellers — who puffed on ...
City Council votes to regulate e-cigarette sales in LA
New York City Council Pushes for Ban on Electronic Cigarettes in Public Places
Vapors and Emotions Rise at Hearing on E-Cigarettes
Microsoft working on a smart bra to measure mood
The prototype contains removable sensors that monitor heart and skin activity to provide an indication of mood levels. The aim was to find out if wearable technology could help prevent stress-related over-eating. Mood data was provided to the wearer via a ...
Microsoft Is Working on a High-Tech Bra
Microsoft developed a 'smart' bra
Doctor knows breast: Microsoft working on a 'smart bra' to help stop emotional ...
Blouin News Blogs
Pfizer to expand clinical data access to researchers, patients
The Pfizer logo is seen outside their world headquarters in New York November 5, 2013. REUTERS/Adam Hunger. By Bill Berkrot. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global drugmaker Pfizer Inc will broaden access to information from its scores of clinical trials to ...
Pfizer Expands Clinical Trial Data Access Policy And Launches Data Access Portal
Counsel & Heal
Substance abuse increases among anesthesiology residents
More anesthesiology residents have struggled with substance abuse disorders in recent years compared to earlier decades, MedPage Today reported. In a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, researchers examined the ...
Substance Abuse Grows Among Med Trainees
Drug Abuse By Young Anesthesiologists Is Rare But Sometimes Deadly
Some anesthesiology residents develop substance use disorder
Dense Breasts Riskier in Younger Women
Meeting Coverage. Dense Breasts Riskier in Younger Women. Published: Dec 4, 2013. By Kristina Fiore, Staff Writer, MedPage Today. save. |. A. A. Take Posttest. Action Points. Note that this study was published as an abstract and presented at a conference.
New method of measuring breast density could improve screening processes
Breast-Density Changes May Be Tied to Cancer Risk
New test for breast cancer that could spare thousands needless treatment
Exercise may be an effective treatment for some dementia patients
Exercise may prove effective at helping older people with dementia retain their ability to complete simple, everyday tasks, Counsel and Heal reported. In a study published in the journal The Cochrane Library, researchers reviewed eight studies that assessed ...
Exercise might help with dementia
Regular exercise might help slow down progression of dementia, says study
Dementia: Exercise is One Key to Improving Thinking Abilities
Test May Help Predict Survival From Ovarian Cancer
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4 (HealthDay News) -- By counting the number of cancer-fighting immune cells inside tumors, scientists say they may have found a way to predict survival from ovarian cancer. The researchers developed an experimental method to count ...
New test may help predict ovarian cancer survival
Cell Counting Method Can Help Predict Cancer Survival
Predicting ovarian cancer by counting tumor-attacking immune cells
Counsel & Heal
Ecstasy use on rise again among U.S. teens
(HealthDay)—The number of U.S. teens who wind up in the emergency room after taking the club drug Ecstasy has more than doubled in recent years, raising concerns that the hallucinogen is back in vogue, federal officials report. Emergency room visits ...
Ecstasy Use Doubles Over 6 Years
Ecstasy Use on Rise Again Among US Teens: Report
Ecstasy Use on the Rise in Teens, Report