Preventive Care News
A warfarin alternative can be maintained at safe levels in the blood, study suggests.
Vaccinations proven highly efficacious in preventing pandemic influenza.
Novel pill-sized technology releases stream of vaccine inside the mouth.
Vaccine protects both systemically and in mucosal tissues at the port of entry for the virus.
The high-dose vaccine was significantly more efficacious in preventing flu-related deaths during a bad flu season.
A dental office is a suitable location to screen for early diabetes.
Genetic variants linked to abdominal adiposity increase the risk of type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease.
MinuteClinic offers free heart screenings this holiday at more than 1100 locations.
Black tea may serve as a promising antidiabetic agent for glycemic control.
This year’s recommendations for the routine use of vaccines in the United States.
The Educated Patient
The World Gastroenterology Organization describes the prevalence of celiac disease as a “statistical iceberg” in today’s health climate.
Diabetic retinopathy causes more losses of vision worldwide than any other eye disease, affecting 33% of the 285 million individuals suffering from diabetes.
Head lice are 6-legged insects about the size of a sesame seed that cling to the scalp and neck and survive by feeding on human blood.
Heatstroke occurs when your body can no longer cool itself and your body temperature becomes dangerously high.