- Painful Condition Affecting Kidney Failure Patients Increases Risk Of Death
A painful and debilitating condition that affects patients with kidney failure may be more common than previously believed and appears to be strongly associated with prior exposure to certain contrast agents used in imaging studies.
- Occupational Exposures May Be Linked To Death From Autoimmune Disease
A new study examined the possible associations between occupation and the risk of dying from systemic autoimmune diseases and found that occupational exposures in farming and industry may be linked to higher death rates from these diseases.
- Why Don’t Painkillers Work For People With Fibromyalgia?
People who have the common chronic pain condition fibromyalgia often report that they don’t respond to the types of medication that relieve other people’s pain.
- Hormone Therapy In Early Post-Menopause Has No Effect On Memory
Hormone therapy taken in the first few years after menopause does not appear to affect a woman’s memory, but may lead to increased sexual interest, according to a study published in the September 25, 2007, issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
- Capsule Endoscopy Best For Diagnosing Crohn’s Disease
Research from La Fe University Hospital in Valencia, Spain shows that capsule endoscopy diagnoses more Crohn’s disease recurrence after surgery than colonoscopy.