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A deadly new respiratory virus related to SARS has apparently spread from patients to health care workers in eastern Saudi Arabia, health officials said Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Two Saudi health workers have contracted the deadly coronavirus from patients, marking the first evidence of transmission in a hospital setting, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The chief medical officer for Britain's Department of Health has issued a warning that resistance to bacteria is a more urgent threat to humanity than global warming, with bacteria becoming ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 25, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (36) | 40 |
You're in the supermarket eyeing a basket of sweet, juicy plums. You reach for the conventionally grown stone fruit, then decide to spring the extra $1/pound for its organic cousin. You figure you've just made the healthier ...
Health Sep 03, 2012 | 3.4 / 5 (12) | 14 |
Health care providers assess blood and tissue type as well as organ size and health to enhance transplant success. New research indicates that checklist might also need to include the circadian clock.
Medical research Oct 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Over the past two decades, the incidence of type 1 diabetes in very young children under age 5 has increased by 70 percent in the city of Philadelphia, according to research from a University of Pennsylvania ...
Diabetes Jan 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Though the toll of sepsis is known to be enormous – it is estimated to cost the U.S. health care system $24.3 billion each year, and is the nation's third-leading killer, behind heart disease and cancer – the true magnitude ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Flu season descended on the United States early and hard this winter, with significant increases in flu activity observed over the past month, according to an update issued Jan. 4 by the U.S. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(AP)—A patient being treated for a mysterious SARS-like virus has died, a British hospital said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Computer and web-based weight management programmes may provide a cost effective way of addressing the growing problem of obesity, according to a team of seven researchers who undertook a Cochrane systematic review. The researchers, ...
Overweight and Obesity Aug 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Although most health care workers (HCWs) appreciate the role of patients in preventing health care-associated infection, a considerable proportion are uncomfortable with patients asking about ...
Health Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
As an automatic piano chimed a wedding march, new mother Wang Dan walked down a red carpet towards a hospital room called the "White House", minutes after giving birth in a candlelit water pool.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Clogged arteries and sedentary lifestyles have replaced germs as the world's leading killers. Where hunger once held much of the world in its grip, the 1.6 billion overweight and obese now outnumber the malnourished by nearly ...
Health Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Up to one-third of patients undergoing surgery in Ontario have a treatable form of anemia but are not optimally treated for it.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Measles cases surged in Pakistan in 2012 with hundreds of children dying of the disease, an international health body said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 2