News tagged with emergency response
A new study led by University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers is the first to identify a genetic risk factor for persistent pain after traumatic events such as motor vehicle collision and sexual assault.
Medical research May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
One of the leading causes of death in the United States is sudden cardiac arrest, which claims the lives of more than 325,000 people each year. In a study published in the April issue of the journal Resuscitation, Beaumo ...
Cardiology Mar 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Every one degree fall in outside air temperature during the winter corresponds to a drop in ambulance response time of more than 1 per cent, reveals research published online in Emergency Medicine Journal.
Health Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Emergency aid has failed to address the needs of older people in emergency situations and so donors and humanitarian agencies must urgently ensure that this vulnerable group is included in any emergency response, according ...
Health Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For many parents, discovering their child has a fever can be unnerving. It's one of the most common reasons parents call their doctor or bring their child in for medical care. Fevers are just a natural part of many illnesses ...
Health Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Actress Julie Bowen, awarded her second Emmy Sunday for her role in the hit TV comedy "Modern Family," starts a more serious role today: raising awareness about life-threatening childhood allergies.
Immunology Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Effective local medical response to New Zealand earthquake helped reduce deaths and burden of injury
Just over a year after an earthquake struck Christchurch, New Zealand, on February 22, 2011, injuring over 6500 people and killing 182 in the first 24 hours, an analysis of the initial medical response highlights how careful ...
Health Apr 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
When 45-year-old Bobbie Jeske arrived at Loyola's ER with a massive, life-threatening heart attack, it took Dr. Fred Leya just 15 minutes to perform an emergency balloon angioplasty.
Cardiology Sep 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The bacteria that cause Lyme disease, one of the most important emerging diseases in the United States, appear to hide out in the lymph nodes, triggering a significant immune response, but one that is not strong enough to ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 16, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The bacteria that cause Lyme disease, one of the most important emerging diseases in the United States, appear to hide out in the lymph nodes, triggering a significant immune response, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Johns Hopkins University bioethicists say disaster-response planning has generally overlooked the special needs of people who suffer from pre-existing and serious mental conditions. Survivors already diagnosed with schizophrenia, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Mast cells, which can help the body respond to bacteria and pathogens, also apparently sound the alarm around viruses delivered by a mosquito bite, according to researchers at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School in Singapore.
Medical research May 16, 2011 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Infant feeding was an unseen casualty of the recent Queensland natural disasters and researchers at The University of Queensland (UQ) want mothers to help them find out about the challenges they faced ...
Health May 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0