Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - When it comes to predicting important world events, teams do a better job than individuals, and laypeople can be trained to be effective forecasters even without access to classified records, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the Maestro Rechargeable System for certain obese adults, the first weight loss treatment device that targets the nerve pathway between the brain and the stomach that controls feelings of hunger and fullness.
Washington, DC - Nearly 42 percent of U.S. adults who drink also report using medications known to interact with alcohol, based on a study from the National Institutes of Health released today. Among those over 65 years of age who drink alcohol, nearly 78 percent report using alcohol-interactive medications.
Rochester, Minnesota - Not everyone with cancer experiences cancer pain, but 1 out of 3 people undergoing cancer treatment does. If you have advanced cancer - cancer that has spread or recurred - your chance of experiencing cancer pain is even higher.
Rochester, Minnesota - Mayo Clinic announced it has entered into a joint venture agreement with Hillhouse Capital to advance the quality of health care in China. By combining Mayo Clinic’s patient care, medical research and education with Hillhouse’s China expertise and healthcare industry partnerships, the collaboration establishes a new company to improve health care delivery and efficiency in China.
Imperial, California - Your head throbs, your nose is stuffy, your throat is sore, and you're exhausted. You're probably coming down with a cold or the flu. But if you think that antibiotics will help you feel better, think again.