News tagged with health communication

The road to systems medicine

A large European consortium has joined forces in the Coordinating Action Systems Medicine – CASyM, supported by the FP7- Directorate-General for Research and Innovation of the European Commission, to develop a road map ...

Dec 19, 2012
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Internet use can reduce fatalistic view of cancer

Many Americans have fatalistic views on cancer prevention—they believe that getting cancer is a matter of luck or fate. Recent research, published in the Journal of Communication, found that people who use the internet to inq ...

Dec 10, 2012
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Assistive technologies market growing rapidly in US

Assistive technology research and commercialization needs to greatly speed up, said the executive director of Assistive Technology Partners (ATP), because the demand for devices to help people with disabilities and the elderly is poised t ...

Dec 06, 2012
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Death rate 2 to 4 times as high among childless couples

Despite the popular belief among parents that having children shortens their lives, the reverse seems to be true, particularly for women, indicates a large study of childless couples, treated for infertility, and published ...

Dec 05, 2012
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