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Women are more likely to die from a myocardial infarction than men, according to research presented at the Acute Cardiac Care Congress 2012. The gender gap in mortality was independent of patient characteristics, revascularisation ...
Cardiology Oct 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People who live near livestock or in livestock farming communities may be at greater risk of acquiring, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), according to a new study led by an international team of researchers from t ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—With cold and flu season upon us, many companies have geared up for what is predicted to be a busy flu season producing 150 million doses of the influenza vaccine, up 17 million from last ...
Medications Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
UnitedHealth Group Inc. will spend about $4.9 billion to buy a majority stake in Brazilian health benefits and care provider Amil Participacoes SA, as the largest U.S. health insurer leaps into an international market it ...
Other Oct 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Medical residents training to work in the emergency department need more formal stroke training, says a study presented today at the Canadian Stroke Congress, noting that, as the first point of contact in stroke care, they ...
Cardiology Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—Wider use of hospital observation units could save the U.S. health care system billions of dollars a year, a new study indicates.
Health Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The benefits and cost effectiveness of helicopter transport for severely injured patients is of continued debate. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Critical Care shows that for severe blunt trauma ...
Other Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Gout is the primary indication in about 0.2 percent of emergency department visits annually, according to a study published online Sept. 4 in Arthritis Care & Research.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Sep 18, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 1
Adolescents who are tasered by law enforcement officers do not appear to be at higher risk for serious injury than adults, according to new a new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers.
Pediatrics Sep 18, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—The stress of readjusting to civilian life is a major reason some U.S. soldiers seek treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder, a new study finds.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Young people especially who suffer acute heart failure can be saved with the prompt use of a heart-lung machine. And the number of patients that can be saved could be even higher, according to a current study ...
Other Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—After a motorbike accident, Bharat Singh rushed to get his brother the emergency care he needed. It would end up taking five hours—three of them spent in a van posing as an ambulance, with an empty ...
Health Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
ACCA was previously the ESC Working Group on Acute Cardiac Care. Today it becomes one of six ESC Associations, whose presidents are invited to ESC Board meetings. "It will be easier to inform the ESC Board about the activities ...
Cardiology Aug 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The correct therapeutic dose is important for this commonly used painkiller, say the authors, because it is potentially fatal to give too high a dose; and too low a dose may result in more serious illness.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Hospitals in areas with large minority populations are more likely to be overcrowded and to divert ambulances, delaying timely emergency care, according to a multi-institutional study focused on California.
Health Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0