Each year, more than 130,000 children younger than 13 are treated in U.S. emergency departments after motor-vehicle crash-related injuries.
Pediatrics Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients who experience chronic pain may experience improvement in symptoms if their primary care providers are specifically trained in multiple aspects of pain, including emotional consequences.
Health Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Designer drugs are multiplying at a worrying rate and increasingly sending users to hospital, a UN-affiliated report said Tuesday, calling for international efforts to stem the spread of these substances.
Addiction Mar 05, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Two million Americans are allergic to insect stings, an allergy which sends more than 500,000 people to the emergency room annually. Yet, according to a study published today in the March issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma & ...
Immunology Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Even in the face of a disaster, we remain optimistic about our chances of injury compared to others, according to a new study. Residents of a town struck by a tornado thought their risk of injury from a future tornado was ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 01, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 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
US generic drugs specialist Mylan said Thursday it would buy a unit of India's pharma firm Strides Arcolab for $1.6 billion, boosting its presence in the high-growth injectable drugs market.
Medications Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
It's a basic, reasonable question: How much will this cost me? For patients in the emergency room, the answer all too often is a mystery.
Health Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
High levels of a chemical called troponin in the blood can indicate a heart attack. A new, highly sensitive blood test for troponin will be used on blood samples donated by 140 patients who were admitted to MRI with chest ...
Cardiology Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Targeting CPR education in high-risk neighborhoods could increase the number of bystanders giving CPR and decrease deaths from cardiac arrest, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement published in ...
Cardiology Feb 25, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Many American parents fail to see that their children are overweight or obese, a new poll finds.
Overweight and Obesity Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Health care workers who consistently wear special fitted face masks while on duty are much less likely to get clinical respiratory and bacterial infections, according to new research led ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Two major health reform laws, enacted 25 years apart, both try to meet an ethical standard to provide broad access to basic health care. Neither quite gets there—but it's not too late for modern health care reform to bring ...
Health Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Video capsule endoscopy can be safely and accurately used to detect blood in patients with acute upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage seen in emergency departments, according to a study published ...
Other Feb 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The number of U.S. women using the "morning-after" contraception pill has risen dramatically in the last decade, federal health officials report.
Health Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0