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Joint Statement Issued on Target BP Goals for Heart Disease Patients

Three medical organizations have jointly issued a statement on treating high blood pressure in patients who have been diagnosed with coronary heart disease, stroke, or other forms of heart disease.

Is an Ancient Potion the Next Antibiotic for MRSA?

Researchers were shocked to discover that a medieval remedy for eye infections may be effective against up to 90 percent of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections.

Autoimmunity May Play a Role in Pediatric Psychosis

Two antibodies in a sub-group of children experiencing their first episode of psychosis supports the "immune hypothesis" that autoimmunity plays a significant role in psychiatric disorders, according to a new study.

New Breast CA Subtype Data Could Improve Risk Stratification

Classifying breast cancers according to tumor subtypes could help improve treatment of the disease, according to a new statement from four major medical groups focused on the disease.

Small, Steady Decline in Cancer Rates in U.S. Over Past Decade

America is making slow but steady progress against cancer, with a continuing decline in cancer deaths, according to a new report.

Smell Test Could ID Brain Injury in Soldiers During Combat

Testing soldiers' sense of smell can help diagnose those with traumatic brain injury, according to new research.

Just One Serving of These Veggies Per Day May Keep Dementia Away

A single serving of leafy green vegetables each day may help keep dementia away, new research suggests.

Study Reports Opioid-Induced Constipation Significant in Pain Patients

Opioid-induced constipation (OIC) is significant among noncancer pain patients, according to a new study.

Staff Attitudes Could Impact Extended Treatment Time on Hemodialysis

Although most health care staff feel that extended treatment time on hemodialysis is beneficial, many nurses do not recommend it, according to a new study.

Arsenic Metabolism Linked to Diabetes Incidence

Arsenic metabolism is prospectively associated with diabetes incidence, according to a new study.