News tagged with disease prevention
Federal public health officials say three people who received organs from a rabies-infected donor in 2011 are no longer in danger of coming down with the deadly disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new smart phone app that helps patients manage heart disease and stay out of the hospital has been developed by a team led by a Rutgers–Camden nursing student.
Cardiology Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Health officials say at least 24 people have become sick from an outbreak of E. coli infections linked to frozen snack foods marketed to children.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Government health officials are launching the second round of a graphic, emotional ad campaign designed to push smokers into kicking the habit.
Health Mar 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Through the misuse and overuse of antibiotics, several types of bacteria have become resistant to drugs that were designed to kill them. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Surveys show most Americans would rather die at home than in a hospital. Now, a new government study suggests more and more people getting their wish.
Health Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 2
An EU-funded project has developed a device which can predict sugar highs and lows for people with diabetes and provide them with advice on how to manage their glucose levels.
Diabetes Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study out of the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry shows a large population of healthy people are taking Aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease, despite the fact that new literature shows it isn't as beneficial as ...
Cardiology Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Public health agencies in five U.S. states are assessing the rabies risk for hundreds of people who may have had close contact with an infected organ donor and four transplant recipients, one of whom died, ...
Other Mar 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A person in the northeastern state of Maryland who recently died of rabies was found to have contracted the illness from an organ transplant done over a year ago, US health officials said Friday.
Other Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A woman's health status before pregnancy is critical for the health and wellbeing of the fetus and mother-to-be. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has set Healthy People 2020 national ...
Health Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Early HIV treatment can save lives as well as have profound prevention benefits. But those infected with the virus first must be identified before they can be helped.
HIV & AIDS Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients who receive hemodialysis are at a significant risk of developing infections, a leading cause of hospitalization and death in this patient population. A new study highlights the need to improve antibiotic use in outpatient ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
African-American women who survive breast cancer are more likely to develop heart failure than other women who have beaten the disease, according to research being presented at the American College of Cardiology's 62nd Annual ...
Cardiology Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from Norway found that women with a pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) of 40 had an increased risk of vacuum extraction delivery or Cesarean section (C-section). Findings that appear in Acta Obstetricia et Gy ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0