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X-Rays often miss hip and pelvic fractures X-Rays often miss hip and pelvic fractures
Date: 2010-03-29 16:50:21
According to a new Duke University Medical Center study, X-rays fail to identify a significant number of hip and pelvic fractures.... Full Story

Comparative review identifies most accurate genetic test for autism Comparative review identifies most accurate genetic test for autism
Date: 2010-03-15 17:58:07
A comprehensive new study has found that chromosomal microarray analysis (CMA) is the most accurate genetic test used to detect abnormalities that relate to autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). ... Full Story

Long-term use of osteoporosis medication linked to increased risk of thigh fracture Long-term use of osteoporosis medication linked to increased risk of thigh fracture
Date: 2010-03-12 19:48:04
A new study has suggested that long-term use of osteoporosis medication may be associated with unusual fractures of the thigh bone.... Full Story

New cognitive impairment test may help diagnose Alzheimer's disease at an earlier stage New cognitive impairment test may help diagnose Alzheimer's disease at an earlier stage
Date: 2010-03-11 22:28:03
Researchers from the University of Tennessee recently developed a new behavioral test that has been found to be extremely accurate in detecting cognitive abnormalities related to Alzheimer's disease. ... Full Story

Stroke risk linked to family history Stroke risk linked to family history
Date: 2010-03-09 18:56:04
Results of a recently published study suggest that people whose parents have had a stroke, especially by the time they were 65 years of age, are at a considerably increased risk of suffering a similar episode in their lifetime. ... Full Story

Combination drug therapy more effective in treating BPH Combination drug therapy more effective in treating BPH
Date: 2010-03-05 19:09:26
A recent study conducted at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center has found that two drugs designed to treat enlarged prostates are more effective when administered together.... Full Story

Childhood obesity risk higher in minorities Childhood obesity risk higher in minorities
Date: 2010-03-01 19:05:05
A new study has found that obesity is more prevalent in black and Hispanic children and that several risk factors actually begin before birth. ... Full Story

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