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It's the medical resource behind discoveries that have affected patients around the globe, treasured by researchers and funded by the National Institutes of Health for nearly 50 years: the Rochester Epidemiology Project. ...
Other Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with sickle cell disease rely more on the emergency room as they move from pediatric to adult health care, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For nurses, working extended hours is associated with increased job dissatisfaction and burnout, and with patient dissatisfaction, according to a study published in the November issue of Health Af ...
Health Dec 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Antiseptics are meant to keep bacteria and other pathogens from entering the body through breaks in the skin, but sometimes these products can be contaminated with the very organisms they're ...
Medications Dec 06, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The majority of health care takes place not in hospitals and clinics overseen by medical professionals, but in the home.
Health Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It's common knowledge that excessive UV exposure from sunlight raises your chances for skin cancer, but predicting whether someone will actually develop skin cancer remains difficult. In a new research report, scientists ...
Cancer Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Many American doctors lack knowledge about the proper diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy in children, according to a new study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Protecting children: Online tool creates personalized catch-up immunization schedules for missed childhood vaccinations
(Medical Xpress)—Children obtain protection against certain diseases by receiving vaccinations, but they commonly miss recommended times to receive these immunizations. Once a child falls behind, health ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It's one of the toughest questions patients and their loved ones can discuss with physicians: When is further medical treatment futile? The conversation can become even more difficult if patients or their families disagree ...
Health Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—At the moment that someone is suffering a stroke, the immediate concern is getting them stabilized. Once the initial attack has passed, additional treatment and preventive measures can ...
Medical research Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Pregnant women with mental health disorders are facing too many barriers to help them quit smoking during pregnancy despite their willingness to accept support, finds a new study published today in BJOG: An International Jo ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It's cold and flu season. But taking antibiotics for cold and flu viruses won't make children and adults feel better or help them get back to school or work faster.
Medications Nov 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A study led by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has found a correlation between vitamin D3 serum levels and subsequent incidence of Type 1 diabetes. The six-year study of blood levels ...
Diabetes Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(AP)—A think tank allied with the White House is releasing a plan for Medicare cuts—hoping to stave off even bigger health care reductions in upcoming budget talks with Congress.
Health Nov 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 5
(HealthDay)—People with rheumatoid arthritis have higher-than-normal rates of depression, which could increase their risk of death, according to a new study.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0