A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sheds light on the expansion of Lyme disease cases in the United States. Read more...
SAN DIEGO, Calif. — It’s no secret teens spend hours in front of their phones, tablets and other devices. But a new analysis of Center for Disease Control numbers finds time in front of screens increases depression and suicide in the already vulnerable age group. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
People living in poverty have especially low rates. Only a sliver of Americans eat enough fresh fruits and vegetables, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Just 12% of Americans eat the minimum daily fruit...Show More Summary
Brahim Chaqour, PhD, professor of cell biology and ophthalmology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, has received two awards to support research into treatment of currently incurable vision-threatening diseases. The new awards, totaling $2,008,973, are from the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
(SUNY Downstate Medical Center) Brahim Chaqour, PhD, professor of cell biology and ophthalmology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, has received two awards to support research into treatment of currently incurable vision-threatening diseases. The new awards, totaling $2,008,973, are from the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
(University of Maryland Medical Center) New research from the University of Maryland School of Medicine suggests that the system for choosing transplant recipients in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may underestimate how long a person might survive without a lung transplant and therefore, may mislead clinicians.
(Columbia University Medical Center) A new study sheds light on connections between birth month and risk for certain diseases.
(Children's Hospital Los Angeles) Three physician-researchers with the Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases at Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) have been awarded more than $1 million in grants from the St. Baldrick's Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research. Show More Summary
Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate that approximately 1 in 10 infants are born prematurely. Sadly, not all of them survive. In fact, science and most doctors continue to stand by the non-resuscitation...Show More Summary
Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the US, accounting for one in four deaths in Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Check out more of the data here. The nation's top cancer doctors areShow More Summary
More than 64,000 Americans have died of opioid overdoses in the last 12 months alone, and many of those victims were veterans. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly half of all opioid overdose deaths involve a prescription opioid. Show More Summary
Heart failure (HF) affects approximately 5.7 million adults in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If not properly managed, HF can lead to frequent hospitalizations. A heart failure hospitalization should be viewed as a sentinel event. Show More Summary
New peer-reviewed findings published in JMIR Diabetes reveals that an artificial intelligence (AI) health coaches is just as effective as in-person weight loss programs, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-led National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), a clinically-proven weight loss program focused on type 2 diabetes prevention. Show More Summary
CHICAGO (Reuters) - One in five adults in the United States was using some form of tobacco in 2015, according to national survey data released on Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared “Undetectable Equals Untransmittable.”
The pancreatic cancer and immunotherapy experts at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) have shown for the first time why some people with pancreatic cancer live many more years than others with the deadly disease.
Exposure to particulate matter air pollution is responsible for more than 10.7 million cases of the development of chronic kidney disease per year, according to a new study led by Benjamin Bowe, MPH, of Clinical Epidemiology Center at the VA Saint Louis Health Care System.
(Children's Hospital Los Angeles) Michael Pulsipher, MD, of the Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, along with Michael Keller, MD from Children's National Health System in Washington, DC,...Show More Summary
Along a narrow, winding river, a team of American scientists is traveling deep into the Congo rain forest to a village that can be reached only by boat. The scientists are from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and they have embarked on this watery journey to solve a decades-old mystery...
After 15 years of seeing no significant shit, the rate of gun deaths in the United States increased for the second year in a row in 2016, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Firearm deaths rose to 12 deaths per 100,000 people in 2016, up from 11 per 100,000 the previous year. Show More Summary