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Are Americans getting mixed messages about how much sodium they should be consuming? Lately, yes, and some of those messages are muddled because studies themselves are muddled, a panel of doctors has concluded. The Institute of Medicine panel...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More than two-thirds of people with non-melanoma skin cancer underwent surgery to treat the condition, according to a new study - including patients who were at least 85 years old or had multiple other chronic diseases....
Amgen Inc. is a biotechnology company that develops medicines used in the treatment of cancer, kidney disease, arthritis, bone disease and other serious illnesses. The Thousand Oaks company's top-selling products include arthritis medication Enbrel,...
Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - At the end of life, black kidney disease patients are more likely than white patients to continue intensive dialysis instead of choosing hospice care, according to a new study. Researchers also found that racial differences in...
South Bend TribuneMISHAWAKA -- Nephrologists traditionally are brought in to care for patients who are suffering from chronic or end-stage kidney disease and approaching the need for dialysis. But two doctors at the Memorial Kidney & Hypertension Center want to intervene...
First, a couple of definitions: Intermittent fasting is when you eat your regular, fairly sensible way, say five days a week, and then take in only about 600 calories a day for the remaining two days. Calorie restriction is living on fewer than the...
An estimated 38 million adults in the United States use herbal medicinal products and dietary supplements. Unlike prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals, herbal products are not well regulated by the Federal Food and Drug Administration....
Reuters* Drugs mimic body's response to being at high altitude * Experimental tablets an alternative to injections of EPO * Astellas and partner FibroGen in lead with Phase III pill * GSK CEO says excited by potential of its Phase II product By Ben Hirschler...
Pauline H. "June" Brannan, an artist and former owner of a Mount Washington frame shop, died Tuesday of congestive heart failure and kidney disease at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The longtime Ruxton resident was 85. The daughter of farmers, Pauline...
Robert Brown was healthy, willing and a good match: So why not give a kidney to his wife, who otherwise would need dialysis? There was just one potential obstacle: Brown was 74, an age once unthinkable for a kidney donor. For this retired psychologist...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with HIV are almost 50 percent more likely to have a heart attack than those who aren't infected with the virus - even after taking into account their other health risks, according to a new study. Researchers aren't...
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