There are about 650,000 cases of pulmonary embolism each year in the US and about 30 per cent die. Although often quick, it is an unpleasant death, and so easily avoided. ...
The January 2003 issue of WDDTY (vol 13 no 10) on page 10 included a paragraph suggesting that a less invasive technique than angioplasty working by dissolving blockages had been found.
Q Two of my son’s teeth got completely knocked out during a hockey match. This left a gap in the bottom row of teeth, near the back. Being a teenager, he feels self-conscious about his missing teeth even though it isn’t that noticeable. My dentist...
A new contraceptive pill that came onto the UK market a short while ago is being treated with caution in the Netherlands.
A major HRT trial in the US has been halted because the combination of conjugated equine oestrogen (0.625 mg/ day) and medroxyprogesterone acetate (2.5 mg/day) (Prempro) simply did more harm than good.
The story of Dracula may have to be rewritten, according to new research. Far from being a blood-sucking wraith, he could be a benevolent healthcare worker.
A recent report further cripples the last vestiges of support for hormone replacement therapy as a must-have treatment for menopause.
HRT: Modesty forbids, but we told you so
A new British review has concluded that a woman taking HRT is more likely to contract a life-threatening disease than be protected against one.
A recent study involving 141 patients with suspected pulmonary embolism suggests that magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) may actually be safer than pulmonary angiography