News tagged with health condition
(Medical Xpress) -- Women are more likely to put off going to their GP, buying prescriptions or going to the dentist for financial reasons than men according to a new University of Otago study.
Health Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An epidemic of H1N1 flu has infected almost 900 people and claimed 11 lives in Bolivia, health officials said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
At least 11 people in Bolivia have died from H1N1 flu in recent months, with most of the cases occurring in just the past few weeks, health officials here said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Expectant mothers who dealt with the strain of a hurricane or major tropical storm passing nearby during their pregnancy had children who were at elevated risk for abnormal health conditions at birth, according to a study ...
Health Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Although a standard behavioral weight loss intervention among overweight and obese adults resulted in greater average weight loss over 18 months, a stepped care intervention resulted in clinically meaningful weight loss that ...
Health Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Data from a nationally representative sample of 5,404 community-dwelling Canadians ages 50 and older at baseline (1994/1995) was used to estimate the effects of alcohol drinking patterns on quality of life when subjects were ...
Addiction Jun 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Lack of time, knowledge and training in health promotion and lack of success with changing patient behavior were among the top barriers to including effective physical activity counseling in the primary care setting, according ...
Health Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study that examined national outcome differences between laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and open Roux-en-Y gastric bypass suggests that the minimally invasive laparoscopic procedure was associated with greater safety ...
Surgery Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
A second person has died following an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Scotland, which has led to almost 90 confirmed or suspected cases, health authorities said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A recent international study led by researchers from McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) examines the complex and controversial interplay of conflicts of interest between physician experts, medicine ...
Other Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- University of Florida researchers have identified a medical condition they say keeps many intensive care, heart surgery and burn patients from recovering fully and returning home.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- The practice of "oral-genital suction" performed during some Orthodox Jewish circumcision ceremonies could leave the infant with a potentially fatal herpes virus infection, health officials ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
Growing popularity of hip and knee replacement surgery places extra burden on critical care services
Roughly 3 percent of patients who undergo total hip and knee replacement surgery require critical care services before they are discharged from the hospital, according to an analysis of roughly half a million ...
Surgery Jun 05, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Hawa Kollie lies on her back screaming in pain, her head throbbing and body aching after the loss of first her baby, and then her uterus. Like many Liberian women, she got to the hospital too late.
Health Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It's well known that a relatively small percentage of chronically ill patients accounts for a disproportionate amount of health care dollars. Now, a multicenter study led by Johns Hopkins researcher Bruce Leff, M.D., might ...
Health Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0