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An international team of scientists headed from the University of Santiago de Compostela ensures that reading the labels on food products is linked to obesity prevention, especially in women. According to ...
Health Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
GPs are not always using the most comprehensive and reliable online resources to support them in treating patients with the debilitating hearing condition tinnitus, researchers have found.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Affordable Care Act will fund more community health centers, making primary care more accessible to the underserved. But this may not necessarily lead to better access to subspecialty care.
Health Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Photos of happy, smiling faces on patient education websites may engage readers, but they also may have a negative impact on older adults' comprehension of vital health information, especially ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 28, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
It's not yet a perfect match, but the relationship between Internet users and online health information appears to be growing serious.
Health Aug 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- One in every 20 hospital beds is occupied by someone with a smoking-related illness, according to new NHS figures.
Addiction Aug 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
IBM scientists are collaborating with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Public Health Data Standards Consortium (PHDSC) to further standardize the exchange and use of public health information to ...
Other Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Many people have probably heard of off-label drug use, but they may not know when that applies to prescriptions they are taking, a Mayo Clinic analysis found. Off-label drug use occurs when a physician prescribes medication ...
Medications Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
What you don't know can hurt you: Report addresses widespread gaps in health literacy, shows how to bridge them
Is it possible for a health care system to redesign its services to better educate patients to deal with their immediate health issues and also become more savvy consumers of medicine in the long run?
Health Aug 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In 2010, 59% of the U.S. population used internet searches for health information, and parents searching for information regarding their children were among the top users. In 2011, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) ...
Pediatrics Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Healthy connections: Using social media for health concerns helps patients find success, stay motivated
(Medical Xpress) -- Social media websites are useful in staying in touch with friends and family, but one Kansas State University researcher believes they also may keep you healthy.
Health Jul 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- A majority of U.S. physicians have now adopted an electronic health record system as part of their routine practice, a new national survey reveals.
Health Jul 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A cancer diagnosis for adolescents and young adults can be especially challenging, and new research shows the social, psychological and informational support these patients need might be going unmet.
Cancer Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Is anxiety related to premature aging? A new study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) shows that a common form of anxiety, known as phobic anxiety, was associated with shorter telomeres ...
Medical research Jul 11, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (6) | 2 |
The nation's first and only program linking paramedics in the field to patients' pre-existing health information -- enabling emergency workers to make more informed treatment decisions and to transport patients to the most ...
Health Jun 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0