News tagged with health care

Related topics: health insurance · barack obama · affordable care · health care reform · health care system

Pre-term babies to learn night from day

Researchers at The University of Western Australia aim to improve health outcomes for pre-term babies by restoring the infants' natural sleep-wake cycle. The cycle, commonly known as the circadian rhythm, is vital to healthy ...

Oct 17, 2016
popularity2 comments 0

Opinion: Brexit and Trump are bad for our health

Politics in America and Europe may be increasingly isolationist, but deadly pathogens aren't. Votes for Brexit and Donald Trump may in fact be votes for worsening pandemics and fewer doctors and researchers to fight them.

Oct 17, 2016
popularity6 comments 1

Health care

Health care, or healthcare, refers to the treatment and management of illness, and the preservation of health through services offered by the medical, dental, pharmaceutical, clinical laboratory sciences (in vitro diagnostics), nursing, and allied health professions. Health care embraces all the goods and services designed to promote health, including “preventive, curative and palliative interventions, whether directed to individuals or to populations”.

Before the term health care became popular, English-speakers referred to medicine or to the health sector and spoke of the treatment and prevention of illness and disease.

This text uses material from Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-SA

Subscribe to rss feed