News tagged with general practitioner
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(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration plans to conduct a new survey involving 2,000 health care professionals to examine their views on direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertising of prescription medications. ...
Health May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A researcher with the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR) has found that depression and back pain are part of a vicious cycle which reinforce each other.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A world first trial has found intervention by general practitioners (GPs) in cases of domestic violence made impacts on women's symptoms of depression but not their quality of life.
Health Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Regular exercise slows disability and prevents falls in patients with Alzheimer's disease without increasing overall costs, a new study from Finland says.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Mobile phones should be used to express and store our end-of-life medical care preferences, experts say.
Health Apr 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with type 2 diabetes who tailor their own treatment in cooperation with their doctor can reduce their risk of complications such as heart attack with up to 20 percent. This is the result of a new Danish study from ...
Diabetes Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
More and more hospitals and general practitioners in the Netherlands are collaborating in urgent care facilities: a single point of contact (instead of two) for acute patient care outside office hours. Depending on the patient's ...
Health Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
University of Adelaide researchers are hoping to better understand why some sufferers of Parkinson's disease experience a marked reduction in blood pressure after they've eaten a meal.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Apr 03, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Although smoking prevalence has declined in the United Kingdom over recent decades, it has changed little among people with mental health disorders, remaining substantially higher than the national average. Yet a study published ...
Addiction Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study has found that Spanish nurses trained specifically to resolve acute health problems of low complexity provide care of comparable quality to that of general practitioners. Published early online in the Journal of ...
Health Mar 21, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Younger doctors are more likely than older generations to train and work in the same region as their home before entering medical school. New research published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine investigating the ge ...
Other Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
No attention is being paid to what the oversupply of doctors in metropolitan areas is costing Australian taxpayers, according to new research.
Health Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
People of high socioeconomic status are more likely to be able to access primary care than those of low socioeconomic status, even within a universal health care system in which physicians are reimbursed equally for each ...
Health Feb 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
A team of scientists at Umea University, in collaboration with colleagues in Melbourne, Australia, have found that television viewing and lack of exercise at age 16 is associated with the risk of developing metabolic syndrome ...
Health Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Nationwide, more than one-quarter of hospital-based general practitioners who take over for patients' primary care doctors to manage inpatient care say their average patient load exceeds safe levels multiple times per month, ...
Health Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0