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News Archives for December 2012
 

December 31, 2012
     
  Regular use of aspirin may raise risk of age-related macular degeneration - Dr. Davin Johnson
December 30, 2012
     
  High levels of carotenid in the blood lower a woman's risk of breast cancer; Factors associated with visual field progression in glaucoma - Dr. Susan Sharma
December 29, 2012
     
  Inflamed gums may raise risk of erectile dysfunction; Lithium may have potential in treating Down syndrome - Dr. Susan Sharma
December 28, 2012
     
  Several factors strongly associated with visual field progression of glaucoma - Dr. Susan Sharma
December 27, 2012
     
  Back pain sufferers can improve pain if they quit smoking - Dr. Susan Sharma
December 26, 2012
     
  Elevated levels of carotenid lower risk of breast cancer - Dr. Susan Sharma
December 25, 2012
     
  Lithium may have potential in treating Down syndrome - Dr. Susan Sharma
December 24, 2012
     
  Men with inflamed gums at raised risk of erectile dysfunction - Dr. Susan Sharma
December 23, 2012
     
  Family meals boost child's intake of fruits and veggies; Fragile X syndrome may be more common than previously thought - Dr. Davin Johnson
December 22, 2012
     
  Solo rock stars more likely to die early than those in a band; Cannabis as a pain killer - Dr. Davin Johnson
December 21, 2012
     
  Researchers identify cause for common eye disease, retinal vein occlusion - Dr. Davin Johnson
  1 in 15 high school seniors smoke marijuana every day - Dr. Davin Johnson
December 20, 2012
     
  Cancer diagnosis in later life still raises risk for rest of family - Dr. Davin Johnson
  How cannabis relieves pain - Dr. Davin Johnson
  Fragile X screening in newborns can and should be done on a large scale - Dr. Davin Johnson
December 19, 2012
     
  Scientists successfully use stem cells to treat Lou Gehrig's disease - Dr. Davin Johnson
  Solo rock stars 2x more likely to die early than those in a band - Dr. Davin Johnson
  Eating at the table boosts a child's intake of fruits and vegetables - Dr. Davin Johnson
December 18, 2012
     
  Quitting smoking can reduce a woman's risk of sudden cardiac death - Dr. Roopinder Sandhu
December 17, 2012
     
  Over-indulging can take many hours off a person's life - Dr. Sanjay Sharma
  Can speed bumps help diagnose appendicitis? - Dr. Sanjay Sharma
December 16, 2012
     
  Even a few cigarettes a day raises a woman's risk of sudden cardiac death - Dr. Susan Sharma
December 15, 2012
     
  Concussions have lasting impact on child's brain; Loneliness in later life linked to dementia - Dr. Susan Sharma
December 14, 2012
     
  Farming greatly raises risk of multiple myeloma - Dr. Zale Mednick
  Breast cancer survivors are at raised risk of diabetes - Dr. Zale Mednick
  Heavy alcohol and marijuana use in adolescence may affect memory, learning in adulthood - Dr. Zale Mednick
December 13, 2012
     
  Efforts to reduce heart disease and stroke are greatly inhibited by unhealthy lifestyles - Dr. Sanjay Sharma
  High blood pressure causes more deaths worldwide than other health risk factors - Dr. Sanjay Sharma
  Using mobile phones while crossing the road could be dangerous - Dr. Sanjay Sharma
December 12, 2012
     
  Taxing unhealthy food can have positive effect on dietary habits - Dr. Susan Sharma
  People with vision insurance more likely to get eyes checked, have better vision - Dr. Susan Sharma
December 11, 2012
     
  Even moderate smoking raises a woman's risk of sudden cardiac death - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Visual impairment rising in the US, possibly due to increase in diabetes - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Concussions have lasting impact on child's brain, even after symptoms are gone - Dr. Susan Sharma
December 10, 2012
     
  Visual field tests for glaucoma patients decreasing, especially among Hispanics - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Loneliness may lead to dementia in later life - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Ultrasound much more accurate than stethoscope in diagnosing pneumonia in children - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Children exposed to secondhand smoke at home are at raised risk of invasive meningococcal disease - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Among children, secondhand smoke raises risk of invasive meningococcal disease - Dr. Susan Sharma
December 9, 2012
     
  Infertility treatment raises asthma risk in offspring; Skin cancer risk includes family history, ethnicity, genes as well as sun exposure - Dr. Susan Sharma
December 8, 2012
     
  Childless women at raised risk of early death; Tamoxifen therapy can save lives if extended for 5 additional years - Dr. Susan Sharma
December 7, 2012
     
  Fasting may reduce seizures in children with epilepsy - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Many additional, already approved drugs could be used in breast cancer patients - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Glaucoma patients have less rapid eye movements - Dr. Susan Sharma
December 6, 2012
     
  Visual field changes connected to declining health in retinitis pigmentosa patients - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Extending tamoxifen for breast cancer patients can save lives - Dr. Susan Sharma
  New prenatal test may soon become standard of care - Dr. Susan Sharma
December 5, 2012
     
  Childless women at raised risk of early death - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Common sleeping pills linked to risk of deadly pneumonia - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Infertility treatment greatly increases risk of asthma in the child - Dr. Susan Sharma
December 4, 2012
     
  New evidence confirms cancer fighting ability of red wine - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Skin cancer risk is more than just sun exposure - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Power naps help residents fight off fatigue - Dr. Susan Sharma
December 3, 2012
     
  Healthy diet reduces risk of recurrent heart attack and stroke - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Combined birth control pill in some women doubles risk of blood clots - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Repeated blows to the head cause long-term brain damage - Dr. Susan Sharma
December 2, 2012
     
  Formula predict child's obesity risk at birth; Inflatable bouncer injuries skyrocket - Dr. Susan Sharma
December 1, 2012
     
  Air pollution in pregnancy and early life linked to autism; Rosemary compound may help prevent macular degeneration - Dr. Susan Sharma