Print Issue: January 01, 2011
Inadequate levels of folic acid, passive smoking were significantly associated with age-related hearing loss.
Treating metabolic syndrome may help prevent recurrent stroke or transient ischemic attack.
In an age of antimicrobial resistance, antibiotics may not be necessary for common ear infections.
Consumption of beverages sweetened with fructose substantially raised the risk of gout in women.
Initial results from a large study have shown there to be 20% fewer deaths from lung cancer among people screened with low-dose helical computed tomography compared with standard chest x-ray.
Nothing offered more than temporary relief for the aching, constant pain, which was unaccompanied by other symptoms.
Because the HbA1c test doesn’t require fasting, clinicians hope it will reduce the number of people going undiagnosed with type 2 diabetes
The human body requires L-carnitine for fat metabolism. This amino acid is manufactured in the liver and kidneys and stored in the muscles, heart, brain, and sperm.
Characterized by impaired myocardial performance, heart failure is often misdiagnosed. Clinicians should focus on prevention and early detection
How important is it for patients to avoid grapefruit/grapefruit juice when taking medication, particularly for cardiovascular disease?
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