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(HealthDay) -- Hospitals, clinics, and health care professionals should immediately discontinue using Other-Sonic Generic Ultrasound Transmission Gel due to risk of bacterial contamination in certain batches, ...
Health Apr 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An international team of researchers led by Georgia State University scientists have found a key component in the pathological process of pulmonary fibrosis, a fatal disease for which there is currently no cure.
Immunology Apr 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new study from researchers at Queen Mary, University of London reveals the many difficulties faced by people with diabetes in self-managing their disease.
Diabetes Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It's hard to find a better example of how technology is revolutionizing patient care than the tiny edible sensor Proteus Biomedical of Redwood City, Calif., plans to begin selling this fall in the United Kingdom.
Health Mar 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers estimate nearly 800,000 preventable adverse drug events may occur in nursing homes each year. Many of these incidents could be prevented with safety practices such as medication reconciliation, a process in which ...
Health Mar 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Many health care professionals (HCPs) have easy access to controlled medications and the diversion and abuse of drugs among this group may be as high as 10%. Controversy surrounds the safety of allowing addicted HCPs to return ...
Addiction Mar 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Today, heterosexuals in Europe are at particular risk of carrying HIV for so long that they remain undiagnosed until their immune system starts to fail and they become ill. An international study under the leadership of the ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it is revising safety information on the labels of some statins (cholesterol lowering drugs).
Cardiology Feb 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Trust your doctor? A survey finds that some doctors aren't always completely honest with their patients.
Health Feb 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
In Denmark, implementing a national fast track system for cancer patients reduced the waiting time between a patient's initial meeting with a health care provider and their first treatment by four weeks when comparing 2010 ...
Cancer Jan 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Men may be at higher risk of experiencing mild cognitive impairment (MCI), or the stage of mild memory loss that occurs between normal aging and dementia, than women, according to a study published in the January 25, 2012, ...
Neuroscience Jan 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The life expectancy of a person born in Japan is among the highest in the world (82.9 years) yet tobacco smoking and high blood pressure are still the major risk factors for death among adults in Japan, emphasizing the need ...
Addiction Jan 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Although significant progress has been made in treating chronic myeloid leukemia, the disease cannot yet be eliminated in all patients, and that challenge must be addressed, states a commentary in CMAJ (Canadian Medical A ...
Cancer Jan 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
While global attention to HIV/AIDS remains strong, a lack of focus on prevention strategies is stonewalling health experts in many developing nations, specifically in the Caribbean.
HIV & AIDS Jan 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new clinical Standard Reference Material (SRM) from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will help health care professionals more accurately diagnose and treat cytomegalovirus (CMV), ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 11, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0