News tagged with health condition
(HealthDay)—Most Medicare beneficiaries treated in inpatient psychiatric facilities (IPFs) exhibit characteristics associated with hospital readmission, according to a report prepared for the National Association ...
Psychology & Psychiatry 17 hours ago | not rated yet | 0
A deadly new respiratory virus related to SARS has apparently spread from patients to health care workers in eastern Saudi Arabia, health officials said Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Two Saudi health workers have contracted the deadly coronavirus from patients, marking the first evidence of transmission in a hospital setting, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
UC Irvine Health urologists and health policy experts report in a new study that two written assessments that identify existing comorbidities – the patient-reported Total Illness Burden Index for Prostate Cancer (TIBI-Cap) ...
Cancer May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Non-communicable diseases (NCD) and mental disorders each constitute a huge portion of the worldwide health care burden, and often occur together, so they should be addressed together. These are the conclusions of the third ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Living close to a major road may impair kidney function—itself a risk factor for heart disease and stroke—and so help contribute to the known impact of air pollution on cardiovascular risk, suggests research published ...
Health May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
U.S. health officials say last year was the worst ever for West Nile virus deaths.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers discovered that small pieces of genetic material called microRNAs link the two defining characteristics of fit muscles: the ability to burn sugar and fat and the ability to switch between slow- ...
Medical research May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers at The University of Nottingham have examined why large numbers of children and young people sometimes don't take their medication, despite suffering from a range of chronic and potentially life-threatening ...
Health May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The World Health Organisation on Tuesday said there was no need for travel restrictions in Saudi Arabia as the death toll from a SARS-like virus there rose to 11, but urged international vigilance.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The increasing proportion of the population that received treatment for a specific medical condition – called "treated disease prevalence"—along with higher spending per treated case accounted for most of the rise in ...
Health May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Three new cases of a new SARS-like virus have been detected in Saudi Arabia, the World Health Organisation reported Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A recent Saint Louis University study revealed that Medicaid-insured children with eczema, an inflammatory skin condition that affects 20 percent children in the United States, do not have easy access to dermatologists.
Health Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Physicians from the Departments of Pediatrics and Family Medicine at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) are proposing that current pediatric guidelines and practices could be implemented ...
Health Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Taiwan on Wednesday reported the first case of the H7N9 bird flu outside of mainland China.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0