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Frequent antenatal screening has allowed doctors to detect and treat malaria in its early stages on the border of Thailand and Myanmar, dramatically reducing the number of deaths amongst pregnant women.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Today, the Black AIDS Institute released its latest report, Back of the Line: The State of AIDS Among Black Gay Men in America. The landmark report highlights alarming data that show disproportionately high rates of HIV infections ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Major disparities exist along racial and ethnic lines in the United States for various medical conditions, but guidance is scarce about how to reduce these gaps. Now, a new "roadmap" has been unveiled to give organizations ...
Health Jul 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new epidemiological study led by UC Davis researchers reveals significant racial disparities in the use of non-surgical larynx-preservation therapy for locally advanced laryngeal cancer.
Cancer Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An inflated sense of memory function in people with dementia may influence their likelihood of seeking help, new Flinders University research shows.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jul 11, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The daily psychological stresses that police officers experience in their work put them at significantly higher risk than the general population for a host of long-term physical and mental ...
Health Jul 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A study of patients with stroke admitted to English National Health Service public hospitals suggests that patients who were hospitalized on weekends were less likely to receive urgent treatments and had worse outcomes, according ...
Neuroscience Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Since 1964, the disparity between black and white children's dental care has narrowed dramatically, a new study finds.
Dentistry Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- About 20 percent of patients diagnosed with stage IV metastatic solid tumors do not receive anticancer treatment, according to a study published online June 15 in Cancer.
Cancer Jun 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Disparities in the use of mental health services, including outpatient care and psychotropic drug prescriptions, persist for black and Latino children, reports a new study in Health Services Research.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Even with an imminent Supreme Court ruling on the health care overhaul law, it's still the primary care physician and the local community that will determine the path of true health care reform. That's ...
Health Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Two studies scheduled for presentation today at SLEEP 2012 are reporting sleep disparities among Americans based on racial and ethnic background.
Health Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It seems logical that programs to screen and manage depression in pregnant, HIV-positive Medicaid patients should already be in place, but they aren't.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A first-time joint publication by the American Journal of Preventive Medicine and the American Journal of Public Health highlights how the two sectors of public health and primary medicine intersect and the work ahead to ...
Health Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The 2-1-1 phone information and referral system could be a key partner in efforts to reduce cancer disparities affecting low-income and racial and ethnic minorities in the U.S., finds a new study by Jason ...
Cancer Jun 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0