AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
Were you an inattentive child? Distracted kids likely to have low-paying jobs in their early 30s
However, helpful and considerate children are headed for high-paying careers.
Ditch the pill, yoga and meditation can heal backache
Sessions of mindfulness can be more effective than popping an over-the-counter pain rel...
Vitamin D pills, fish oil no guard against cancer or heart diseases
Vitamin D does not lower the risk of heart disease and cancer in healthy ...
US Medicare could have saved $1 billion by substituting branded drugs, says study
The revelation is significant for India since Indian pharma companies supply 40 per cent of generic drugs consumed in the US.
Pharma companies inflating R&D costs?
Though the study was restricted to cancer drugs, it raises questions about whether R&D costs are much lower than claimed by the pharma industry and if so whether patent terms need to be so long.
Degenerative brain disease affects most football players
Washington, July 26 (IANS) A progressive, degenerative brain disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) was found in 99 per cent of former National Football League (NFL) players whose brains were donated for research after their deaths, a study said.
A third of adults with asthma may not have it
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) As many as one third of adults diagnosed with asthma may not actually have the disease, according to a Canadian study.
Tumour found in 255 million-year-old mammalian ancestor
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) US researchers said on Thursday they have discovered a tumour in a 255-million-year-old mammalian ancestor called a gorgonopsian.
New implanted coils can help lung patients
The coils are intended to improve the elastic properties of the lungs to prevent collapse of the airways, allowing patients to exhale more completely.
Over 50% of Asian-Americans with diabetes undiagnosed
More than half of Asian Americans with diabetes are undiagnosed - highest among all ethnic and racial subgroups studied in the US.
Indian-origin doctor to head an American Medical Association section
A senior Indian-origin doctor from Andhra Pradesh has been elected as the chairperson of a section of the American Medical Association that promotes the interests of physicians who passed out their medical courses from outside the US and Canada.
More women in India smoke now than 30 years ago: Study
Female smokers in India has gone up in the last 30 years but the number of men who puff daily dipped in the country where more people are smoking today, say researchers.
Smokers most likely to think about quitting on Mondays
The study found that people search about quitting smoking more often early in the week, with the highest query volumes on Mondays.
Twitter: a popular source for vaccine information
Twitter has emerged as a popular and reliable source for receiving and sharing new information about vaccines.
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