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News Archives for April 2009
 

April 30, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - An Irregular Heartbeat and Was Diagnosed With Atrial Fibrillation - Dr. Jonathan Halperin, MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine - Dr. Jonathan Halperin
  VIDEO: Quick Pulse Before Exercise Predicts Sudden Death Risk, Achieving Risk Factor Targets Reduces Stroke Risk, WHO Raises Pandemic Alert Level to Phase 5 - Dr. Susan Sharma
April 29, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - A Family History of Breast Cancer - Stuart S. Martin, PhD, University of Maryland School of Medicine - Dr. Stuart S. Martin
  VIDEO: Cholesterol-Lowering Statin Drugs May Reduce Risk of Venous Thromboembolism (Interview with Dr. Robert Glynn, PhD, ScD, Harvard Medical School) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Rosuvastatin Therapy Reduces Risk of Venous Thromboembolism (Interview with Dr. Robert Glynn, PhD, ScD, Harvard Medical School) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Air Pollution Exceedingly High in Many Cities, Gene Variants Linked to Autism, Child Dies of Swine Flu in Texas as Outbreak Continues - Dr. Susan Sharma
April 28, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - Breast Cancer and Was To Receive Adjuvant Therapy - Dr. Kim Lyerly, MD, Duke University School of Medicine - Dr. Kim Lyerly
  VIDEO: Face Masks Provide Protection Against Respiratory Viruses Like Swine Flu - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Face Masks May Help Prevent Spread of Flu During Pandemic - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Smoking & Hypertension Leading Preventable Causes of Death, Infection Risk of Combination Antiplatelet Therapy After CABG, WHO Raises Pandemic Alert for Swine Flu - Dr. Susan Sharma
April 27, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - A Non-Healing Mushroom-Like Skin Lesion - Dr. Owen O'Connor MD PhD, Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital - Dr. Owen O'Connor
  VIDEO: Lifestyle Factors May Determine Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Older Adults (Interview with Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, MD, DrPH, Harvard Medical School) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Lifestyle Factors Play Major Role in Type 2 Diabetes Risk Among Older Populations (Interview with Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, MD, DrPH, Harvard Medical School) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Smoking Causes Breast Cancer, Stem Cell Infusions May Treat MS, U.S. Government Declares Public Health Emergency - Dr. Susan Sharma
April 24, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - Recent Onset Nosebleeds and Easy Bruising - Dr. David J. Kuter, MD, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital - Dr. David J. Kuter
  VIDEO: Common Sense Techniques Can Increase Likelihood of Organ Donation (Interview with Dr. Duncan Young, MD, John Radcliffe Hospital) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Simple Techniques Can Optimize Procurement of Organs for Transplantation (Interview with Dr. Duncan Young, MD, John Radcliffe Hospital) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Binge Drinking Affects White Matter in Teenage Brains, NSAIDs Increase Dementia Risk Among Elderly, Breast Self-Exam Useful for High-Risk Women - Dr. Susan Sharma
April 23, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - Breast Cancer and Was Considering Biological Therapy - Dr. Kim Lyerly, MD, Duke University School of Medicine - Dr. Kim Lyerly
  VIDEO: If I Had - A Child With Recent Onset Easy Bruising - Dr. Martin Schrappe, MD, PhD, University of Kiel - Dr. Martin Schrappe
April 22, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - A Non-STEMI Heart Attack - Dr. Raymond Gibbons, MD, Mayo Clinic - Dr. Raymond Gibbons
  VIDEO: Genetic Testing Reveals Potential Therapeutic Target for CARASIL Patients - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Genetic Research Identifies Potential Therapeutic Target for CARASIL - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Moderate Fish Intake Reduces Heart Failure Risk, Charred Meat May Increase Pancreatic Cancer Risk, Walnuts May Help Prevent Breast Cancer - Dr. Susan Sharma
April 21, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - Cola Colored Urine And Was Diagnosed With Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH) - Dr. Monica Bessler, MD, PhD, Washington University School of Medicine - Dr. Monica Bessler
  VIDEO: ICD Implantation Not As Successful if Not Performed by Specialist (Interview with Dr. Jeptha Curtis, MD, Yale University School of Medicine) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Reappraisal Needed Regarding Training Required for Non-Electrophysiologists to Implant ICD Devices (Interview with Dr. Jeptha Curtis, MD, Yale University School of Medicine) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Paralysis Affects 5.5 Million Americans, Fructose More Problematic Than Glucose, Green Tea Interferes with Anticancer Drug - Dr. Susan Sharma
April 20, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Psoriasis Increases Risk of Diabetes and High Blood Pressure in Women (Interview with Dr. Abrar Qureshi, MD, MPH, Brigham and Women's Hospital) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Psoriasis Increases Diabetes and Hypertension Risk in Women (Interview with Dr. Abrar Qureshi, MD, MPH, Brigham and Women's Hospital) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Staying Slim Is Environmentally Friendly, Macugen May Prevent Further Vision Loss, Urine Test Predicts Lung Cancer Risk in Smokers - Dr. Susan Sharma
April 17, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - Mediastinal Lymphoma - Dr. Jonathan W. Friedberg, M.D, University of Rochester Medical Center - Dr. Jonathan Friedberg
  VIDEO: Polyunsaturated Fats Reduce Coronary Artery Disease, Teriparatide Speeds Up Healing Process of Fractures, PTSD Influenced by Current Health Status - Allison Chow
April 16, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Lowering LDL Cholesterol Levels May Reduce Stroke Risk - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Reducing LDL Cholesterol Associated with One-Fifth Reduction in Stroke Risk - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Correlation Found Between Facebook Use and Lower GPAs, Low Glycemic Index Breakfast Enhances Effects of Exercise, Gene Variants Affect Stroke Risk - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Correlation Found Between Facebook Use and Lower GPAs, Low Glycemic Index Breakfast Enhances Effects of Exercise, Gene Variants Affect Stroke Risk - Allison Chow
April 15, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - An Enlarged Lymph Node In My Neck - Dr. William Wierda, MD, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center - Dr. William Wierda
  VIDEO: Anti-Clotting Drugs May Increase Risk of Microbleeds in the Brain (Interview with Dr. Monique Breteler, MD, PhD, Erasmus University Medical Center) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Commonly Prescribed Anti-Clotting Drugs May Increase Risk of Cerebral Microbleeds (Interview with Dr. Monique Breteler, MD, PhD, Erasmus University Medical Center) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Statins Reduce Stroke Risk by One-Fifth, Reports of Frequent Mental Distress Increasing, Benefits of Soothing Music for Heart Patients Uncertain - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Statins Reduce Stroke Risk by One-Fifth, Reports of Frequent Mental Distress Increasing, Benefits of Soothing Music for Heart Patients Uncertain - Allison Chow
April 14, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - Infective Endocarditis - Dr. Nanette Wenger, MD, Emory University School of Medicine - Dr. Nanette Wenger
  VIDEO: Hypoglycemia Episodes in Older Adults May Increase Risk of Dementia (Interview with Dr. Rachel Whitmer, PhD, Kaiser Permanente) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Severe Hypoglycemia Episodes Associated with Increased Dementia Risk in Older Adults (Interview with Dr. Rachel Whitmer, PhD, Kaiser Permanente) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Combined Tobacco & Marijuana Use Increases COPD Risk, Stem Cells May Benefit Type 1 Diabetes Patients, Prison Time May Increase Cardiovascular Risk - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Combined Tobacco & Marijuana Use Increases COPD Risk, Stem Cells May Benefit Type 1 Diabetes Patients, Prison Time May Increase Cardiovascular Risk - Allison Chow
April 9, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - A Sister With Breast Cancer And Was Also Concerned About My Own Health - Dr. Gretchen Kimmick, MD, MS, Duke University School of Medicine - Dr. Gretchen Kimmick
  VIDEO: Single Zoledronic Acid Injection Preserves Bone Health Better Than Daily Risedronate Pill (Interview with Prof. David Reid, MD, University of Aberdeen) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Annual Zoledronic Acid Infusion Better at Preserving BMD Than Daily Risedronate (Interview with Prof. David Reid, MD, University of Aberdeen) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Excise Tax Proposed for Sweetened Beverages, Rapid Test Approved for Avian Flu Detection, Expanding Waistline Increases Heart Failure Risk - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Excise Tax Proposed for Sweetened Beverages, Rapid Test Approved for Avian Flu Detection, Expanding Waistline Increases Heart Failure Risk - Allison Chow
April 8, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Brown Adipose Tissue May Protect Against Obesity in Adults (Interview with Dr. Aaron Cypess, MD, PhD, Joslin Diabetes Center) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Brown Adipose Tissue Found in Adults May Have Metabolic Function (Interview with Dr. Aaron Cypess, MD, PhD, Joslin Diabetes Center) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Intensive Therapy No Benefit for Early Bladder Cancer, Aerobic Exercise Safe After Heart Failure, Children from Low-Income Areas Have Worse Heart Transplant Outcomes - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Intensive Therapy No Benefit for Early Bladder Cancer, Aerobic Exercise Safe After Heart Failure, Children from Low-Income Areas Have Worse Heart Transplant Outcomes - Allison Chow
April 7, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - A Lump in My Breast And Needed An Ultrasound in Evaluation - Dr. Lee Wilke, MD, Duke University School of Medicine - Dr. Lee Wilke
  VIDEO: Cognitive Behavior Therapy May Provide Alternative to Medication for GAD in Older Adults (Interview with Dr. Melinda Stanley, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Cognitive Behavior Therapy Can Effectively Manage GAD Symptoms in Elderly Patients (Interview with Dr. Melinda Stanley, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Drug Prescriptions for Hypertension & Diabetes Increasing in Children, Obesity & Restless Leg Syndrome, Less Sugar & More Fiber Lowers Diabetes Risk in Children - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Drug Prescriptions for Hypertension & Diabetes Increasing in Children, Obesity & Restless Leg Syndrome, Less Sugar & More Fiber Lowers Diabetes Risk in Children - Allison Chow
April 6, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - Unilateral Nipple Discharge - Dr. Sarah A. McLaughlin, MD, Mayo Clinic - Dr. Sarah McLaughlin
  VIDEO: Broccoli Sprouts in Diet May Help Control H. Pylori Infection (Interview with Dr. Jed Fahey, MS, ScD, Johns Hopkins University) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Broccoli Sprouts May Help Control H. Pylori Infection (Interview with Dr. Jed Fahey, MS, ScD, Johns Hopkins University) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Obesity Rates Among Children, Sorafenib May Reduce Liver Damage, Setton Farms Widens Pistachio Recall - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Obesity Rates Among Children, Sorafenib May Reduce Liver Damage, Setton Farms Widens Pistachio Recall - Allison Chow
April 3, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Nicotine Replacement Therapy Aids Gradual Smoking Cessation Strategy (Interview with Dr. Paul Aveyard, MD, PhD, University of Birmingham) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Efficacy of Gradual Smoking Cessation Programs Enhanced by Nicotine Replacement Therapy (Interview with Dr. Paul Aveyard, MD, PhD, University of Birmingham) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Binge Drinking Most Common Among Higher Income White Males, Early-Stage Ovarian Cancer Screening Ineffective, Stem Cells Could Repair Heart Damage - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Binge Drinking Most Common Among Higher Income White Males, Early-Stage Ovarian Cancer Screening Ineffective, Stem Cells Could Repair Heart Damage - Allison Chow
April 2, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Statin Drug Crestor Does Not Lower Cardiovascular Risk in Hemodialysis Patients - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Rosuvastatin Does Not Reduce Cardiovascular Risk in Patients Undergoing Hemodialysis - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Opioid Receptor Antagonist May Help Treat Kleptomania, Vegetarians At Higher Risk for Eating Disorders, Cardiac Abnormalities Common in College Athletes - Dr. Susan Sharma
April 1, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Serious Vision Problems Among Young Children More Common Than Previously Thought (Interview with Dr. Michael Repka, MD, Johns Hopkins Children's Center) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Many Young Children with Refractive Errors Not Receiving Treatment (Interview with Dr. Michael Repka, MD, Johns Hopkins Children's Center) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Aspirin and Plavix Combination May Decrease Stroke Risk, Sleep Problems May Increase Suicide Risk, Early ICD Use May Not Improve Survival - Dr. Susan Sharma