News tagged with medical symptoms

Evidence of medical complicity in torture at Guantanamo Bay

Inspection of medical records, case files, and legal affidavits provides compelling evidence that medical personnel who treated detainees at Guantanamo Bay (GTMO) failed to inquire and/or document causes of physical injuries ...

Apr 26, 2011
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Caution for estrogen therapy after hysterectomy

An editorial in the April 6 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association cautions against estrogen-only hormone therapy in women who have had a hysterectomy because of longstanding evidence that it raises the ri ...

Apr 05, 2011
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Addicts helped by implanted devices: study

Persons addicted to heroin or prescription pain killers can get help kicking their habit by using an implanted device under the skin that delivers small doses of medication, researchers reported Tuesday.

Oct 12, 2010
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Role of addiction cannot be ignored in obesity epidemic

The causes of obesity are complex and individual, but it is clear that chronic overeating plays a fundamental role. But when this behaviour becomes compulsive and out of control, it is often classified as "food addiction" ...

Dec 22, 2009
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