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"Communicating With Older Adults: An Evidence-Based Review of What Really Works," the latest report from The Gerontological Society of America (GSA), provides 40 pages of recommended guidelines for health care providers i ...
Health Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Welfare rights advice has been shown to help patients with cancer and their carers receive millions in unclaimed benefits to help cope with the disease.
Cancer Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A free source of evidence-based information for health care professionals and for researchers studying liver injury associated with prescription and over-the-counter drugs, herbals, and dietary supplements is now available ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 12, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP)—A family planning charity plans to open the first abortion clinic in Ireland, challenging decades of legal confusion over the extremely limited access to pregnancy terminations in both parts of the island.
Health Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Today, the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) released a new report, revealing approximately 80 percent of patients treated in clinics or hospitals following a fracture are not screened for osteoporosis or risk of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new report published today in the scientific journal, Occupational Medicine, finds that many people who develop work related asthma are not correctly diagnosed by GPs. Work related factors cause one in ten cases of ast ...
Immunology Oct 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The pharmacy that distributed a steroid linked to an outbreak of fungal meningitis has issued a voluntary recall of all of its products, calling the move a precautionary measure.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Suicide is the third-leading cause of death for teens, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Now, a University of Missouri public health expert has identified factors that will help parents, medical ...
Health Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Healthcare professionals are as bad as patients when it comes to knowing how to use inhalers prescribed for asthma and other respiratory conditions correctly, says an editorial in Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Survey results released today reveal that an overwhelming majority of clinicians believe that the electronic exchange of health information will have a positive impact on improving the quality of patient care, coordinating ...
Health Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
What's the latest, research-supported best practice in periodontal care and implant dentistry? Dental specialists and generalists alike can read about it in the first of a new series from The Journal of Evidence-Based De ...
Dentistry Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Carers for the elderly are more likely to be female, aged 70, facing health risks, and under financial stress a Sydney Nursing School and Sydney Medical School study has found.
Health Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Stroke care has improved considerably in Alberta following the implementation of the Alberta Provincial Stroke Strategy (APSS), leading to more targeted patient care and fewer health complications, according to a study presented ...
Cardiology Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year nearly 100,000 hospitalized patients die from infections acquired while undergoing treatment for other conditions. While many factors ...
Health Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—People are more likely to trust health messages tweeted by doctors who have a lot of followers, but not the messages they retweet, according to researchers.
Health Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0