News tagged with health providers
It's common knowledge that excessive UV exposure from sunlight raises your chances for skin cancer, but predicting whether someone will actually develop skin cancer remains difficult. In a new research report, scientists ...
Cancer Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Many American doctors lack knowledge about the proper diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy in children, according to a new study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Social media may be an effective tool to help children overcome obesity, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement.
Overweight and Obesity Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Protecting children: Online tool creates personalized catch-up immunization schedules for missed childhood vaccinations
(Medical Xpress)—Children obtain protection against certain diseases by receiving vaccinations, but they commonly miss recommended times to receive these immunizations. Once a child falls behind, health ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It's one of the toughest questions patients and their loved ones can discuss with physicians: When is further medical treatment futile? The conversation can become even more difficult if patients or their families disagree ...
Health Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—At the moment that someone is suffering a stroke, the immediate concern is getting them stabilized. Once the initial attack has passed, additional treatment and preventive measures can ...
Medical research Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Pregnant women with mental health disorders are facing too many barriers to help them quit smoking during pregnancy despite their willingness to accept support, finds a new study published today in BJOG: An International Jo ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Gastric bypass patients who attended five follow-up office visits in two years as recommended by their surgeons lost nearly twice as much weight (113 lbs. vs. 57 lbs.) as patients who attended only two ...
Overweight and Obesity Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It's cold and flu season. But taking antibiotics for cold and flu viruses won't make children and adults feel better or help them get back to school or work faster.
Medications Nov 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A study led by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has found a correlation between vitamin D3 serum levels and subsequent incidence of Type 1 diabetes. The six-year study of blood levels ...
Diabetes Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(AP)—A think tank allied with the White House is releasing a plan for Medicare cuts—hoping to stave off even bigger health care reductions in upcoming budget talks with Congress.
Health Nov 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 5
(HealthDay)—People with rheumatoid arthritis have higher-than-normal rates of depression, which could increase their risk of death, according to a new study.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Twenty percent of young people born with HIV in the United States don't know they're infected when they have sex for the first time, according to a new study released Friday.
HIV & AIDS Nov 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Women with HIV may benefit from a vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV), despite having already been exposed to HPV, a study finds. Although many may have been exposed to less serious forms of HPV, more ...
HIV & AIDS Nov 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Physicians at Boston Medical Center (BMC) have developed a training video for health care providers about how to effectively use capnography to monitor ventilation and carbon dioxide levels for patients under anesthesia or ...
Other Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0