News tagged with demographics

A better way of estimating blood loss

Research suggests that there may be a better way of measuring blood loss due to trauma than the current method, finds an article in BioMed Central's open access journal Critical Care. The study shows that base deficit (BD) i ...

Mar 05, 2013
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Income affects oncology clinical trial participation

(HealthDay)—Oncology patients with lower income, even older patients with access to Medicare, are significantly less likely to participate in clinical trials, according to research published online Jan. ...

Jan 16, 2013
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Italian immigrants live longer

Although immigrants from Italy and their offspring form one of the largest demographic groups in Switzerland, there are hardly any studies on their state of health and risk of mortality. In a first for Switzerland, Silvan ...

Jan 07, 2013
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