News tagged with health communication
Cancer care is increasingly complex, and as many as one in five cancer patients may experience "breakdowns" in their care, according to a new study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Such breakdowns include communication proble ...
Cancer Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- To provide elderly, hospitalized patients with the best care possible, the medical community needs to reevaluate its reliance on medical technologies, says Bruce J. Naughton, MD, associate professor of ...
Health Apr 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
High levels of vitamin D do not seem to boost teens' academic performance, indicates research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Health Apr 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A child brings home a new recipe from school, or wants to talk to his parents about a nutrition lesson he or she learned in class that day.
Health Apr 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Although cancer recurrence may be the overriding fear for many survivors, nearly half of survivors from a recently presented study died from other conditions.
Cancer Apr 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Early life emotional trauma may stunt intellectual development, indicates the first long term study of its kind, published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Health Apr 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(HealthDay) -- Children with probable developmental coordination disorder (DCD) at age 7 have a significantly increased risk of depression and mental health difficulties at age 10, according to a study published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research has found that treatment of hypertension has failed to improve in the last decade in the countries of the former Soviet Union. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is one of the leading causes of avoidable deaths ...
Health Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new research survey conducted by the Center for the Study of Asian American Health at NYU Langone Medical Center shows the Bangladeshi community in New York City experiences numerous barriers to diabetes care because of ...
Diabetes Mar 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Among hospitals in Ontario, Canada, those with higher levels of spending, which included higher intensity nursing and greater use of specialists and procedures, had an associated lower rate of deaths, hospital readmissions, ...
Health Mar 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Beliefs about nature and nurture can affect how patients and their families respond to news about their diagnosis, according to Penn State health communication researchers.
Health Mar 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The community or neighborhood you live in can impact your health in big ways, and disadvantaged, low-income populations in the United States are at an increased risk of experiencing unhealthy conditions, more sickness and ...
Health Mar 02, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 0
Living in a poor neighborhood was linked with worse chronic pain for young adults, according to a study by the University of Michigan Health System, but young black patients faced difficulties with pain management no matter ...
Health Mar 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
On the health front, the poor often have at least two things going against them: a lack of insurance and chronic illnesses, of which diabetes is among the most common.
Health Feb 15, 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