Exposure to perfluorinated compounds (PFCs), chemicals commonly found in many consumer products, appears to be associated with reduced immune responses to routine childhood vaccines. The finding by Harvard School of Public Health researchers appears in January 25, 2012 edition of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association An international peer-reviewed general medical journal.
Stroke patients admitted to the hospital on the weekend appear more likely to receive the clot-dissolving medication tissue plasminogen activator than patients admitted during the week, according to a report in the January issue of Archives of Neurology.
People who suffer from sleep disturbances are at major risk for coronary artery disease, diabetes, and obesity, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
Today there is a lot of talk of Low T in middle age men. With aging babyboomers there is a huge finacial market to market testosterone replacement in middle age to aging men.
However, the clinical importance of declining testosterone levels in older men is unclear. So what testosterone decline in aging men should be considered normal?
An excess of one type of serotonin receptor in the center of the brain may explain why antidepressants fail to relieve symptoms of depression for 50 percent of patients, according to research appearing in the January 15, 2010 issue of the journal Neuron.