Archive: 11/30/2009

Patients say 'no thanks' to risky medical treatments

A recent study suggests that increasing patient responsibility for making medical decisions may decrease their willingness to accept risky treatment options. Details of this proof-of-concept study appear in the December issue ...

dateNov 30, 2009 in Health
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WHO: Treat HIV patients sooner

(AP) -- People infected with the virus that causes AIDS should start treatment earlier than currently recommended, the World Health Organization said Monday.

dateNov 30, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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Too much physical activity may lead to arthritis

Middle-aged men and women who engage in high levels of physical activity may be unknowingly causing damage to their knees and increasing their risk for osteoarthritis, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting ...

dateNov 30, 2009 in Health
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