News tagged with bed

Child mortality in Niger plummets

Niger, one of the world's poorest countries, has bucked regional trends to achieve dramatic reductions in child mortality in recent years, according to a Countdown country case study published in The Lancet.

Sep 19, 2012
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Workers counseled on back pain return to job sooner

(HealthDay) -- Workers on medical leave because of lower back pain are more likely to return to work if they receive reassurance and medical advice on how to stay active, according to a new study.

Aug 09, 2012
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Will bugs bite at the London Olympics?

(Medical Xpress) -- Travelling to the London Olympics? What do you expect to bring back? Some amazing sporting memories? A medal? How about some bed bug bites, or, worse still, a few bugs to kick off an infestation ...

Jul 18, 2012
popularity 4 / 5 (1) | comments 0

The Medical Minute: No such thing as a 'safe' tan

In the United States, one person dies of melanoma every hour. More than 60,000 new cases of this potentially fatal form of skin cancer will be diagnosed this year, and this number is growing at an alarming rate.

May 28, 2012
popularity 3.7 / 5 (3) | comments 0