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Cervical preparation with misoprostol reduces major complications of early surgical abortion by almost a third compared with placebo, according to new research published Online First in The Lancet.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A large population-based study has found that lung function and obstructive airway diseases are strongly and independently associated with increased risk of heart failure. Importantly, say the investigators, this association ...
Cardiology Feb 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Patients admitted to the top hospitals for emergency medicine in the United States have a nearly 42 percent lower death rate than those admitted to other hospitals in the nation, according to ...
Health Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Medication errors are common in primary care but the number of mistakes could be reduced significantly if GPs introduced an in-house pharmacist-led intervention scheme.
Medications Feb 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Hospitalization for underage drinking is common in the United States, and it comes with a price tag -- the estimated total cost for these hospitalizations is about $755 million per year, a Mayo Clinic study has found. Researchers ...
Health Feb 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Short-term exposure (for up to 7 days) to all major air pollutants, with the exception of ozone, is significantly associated with an increased risk of heart attack, according to a review and meta-analysis of previous studies ...
Health Feb 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers estimate that U.S. orthopaedic surgeons create approximately $2 billion per year in unnecessary health care costs associated with orthopaedic care due to the practice of defensive ...
Health Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 3
The death rate from heart attack in England has halved in the last decade, claims a research paper published today in the British Medical Journal.
Cardiology Jan 26, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 1 |
A review of 16 prognostic indices used to predict risk of death in older adults in a variety of clinical settings, such as in nursing homes and hospitals, found that there is insufficient evidence to recommend the widespread ...
Other Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Compared to individuals without dementia, persons who developed dementia subsequently had a significantly higher rate of hospital admissions for all causes and admissions for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions for which ...
Health Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A substantial proportion of emergency department eye care in Florida is reimbursed through Medicaid or paid for out of pocket by patients, and those findings may help in strategic planning as the debate over how best to implement ...
Other Jan 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scots of Pakistani origin are 50 per cent more likely to be admitted to hospital with chest pain and angina than those of Indian ethnicity, a study has found.
Cardiology Dec 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new study published in the journal Respirology reveals that dust storms have an adverse effect on emergency hospital admission for chronic lung disease, often known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Health Dec 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The number of hospital admissions for people in their early 30s with alcoholic liver disease has increased by more than 400% in the North East the national increase stands at 61%.
Health Dec 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 3
New research from Scotland has shown that the rate of death in men and women hospitalised for chest pain unrelated to heart disease is higher in those with a history of psychiatric illness than without.
Cardiology Dec 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0