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The Enormous Cost of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
A new study examined the cost of increasingly prevalent non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in both the United States and Europe and places the bill in the hundreds of billions.
The body’s inflammatory response to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is one reason why patients with HIV can experience chronic pain.
Online software can reduce attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) behaviors in children, according to findings published in Pediatrics.
While there are some things medical professionals can do to help address sexual issues in relationships most of their work can focus on helping the patients help themselves overcome the issues they are facing in their daily lives.
In these busy times there can be many things that can get in the way of a healthy relationship on a variety of levels. Identifying these barriers and knowing what to do about them can be very difficult issues to tackle for patients and providers alike.
In Finland, subarachnoid hemorrhage prevalence decreased by 45 percent and 38 percent among women and men under age 50 years, respectively. Additionally, in women and men over 50, SAH prevalence decreased by 16 percent and 26 percent, respectively. During the same period, smoking among the population aged 15-64 years decreased by about a third.
Patients with Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) may pass along the bacteria infection to either pets or children they share a house with, according to a study published in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, the journal of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.
HIV is spread by risky sexual behaviors. But since most people know that, why do they do it? An ongoing study of black men who have sex with men in the Southern US blames racial slights for changing these men's self-esteem and fostering this self-destructive behavior.
Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be more sensitive to the cumulative effects of punishment than typically developing children, according to according to findings published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

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