Preventive Care News
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.
Genetic regions linked to blood pressure may produce new preventative therapies.
About half of patients who initiate osteoporosis treatment discontinue treatment within 1 year.
An estimated 39,000 new cases of human papillomavirus in the United States each year.
Device will detect type 1 and 2 diabetes at an early stage.
Screen-and-treat policies unlikely to significantly reduce diabetes epidemic.
The flu shot deemed safe and effective in patients with heart trouble.
The Educated Patient
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.
Also known as atopic dermatitis, eczema is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that typically affects children but can also affect adults.