The "prison-like" immigration detention facilities on Christmas Island are not appropriate for asylum seekers, and there has been a rise in the demand for mental health services at the facility, according ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Seniors in long-term care experienced a significant reduction in emergency room visits and depression when receiving palliative care services, according to a recent collaborative study by researchers at Hebrew SeniorLife's ...
Health Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—High rates of self-harm and mental distress among asylum seekers in long-term detention has renewed calls for the review of Australia's offshore processing.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Thousands of Spanish medical workers and residents angered by budget cuts and plans to partly privatize the cherished national health service marched through some of Madrid's most famous squares on ...
Health Dec 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Native American military veterans will be able to access health care closer to home thanks to an agreement between the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and the Indian Health Service.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—In 2011, nearly one in five adults in the United States reported any mental illness (AMI), and one in twenty suffered from serious mental illness (SMI), according to a Nov. 29 report published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—U.S emergency rooms tended to more than 11,400 cases of drug-related health complications specifically linked to the use of synthetic marijuana in 2010, a new government report reveals.
Addiction Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
For anyone who has had hyperemesis gravidarum, the pregnancy-induced vomiting that has caused Prince William's wife Kate to be hospitalised, the term "morning sickness" is way off the mark.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Many people do not recognise the signs of stroke and delay calling emergency services, limiting their chances of getting effective early treatment, a new study has revealed. Even those ...
Cardiology Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Managing care and competition: Efficiencies of integrated care and improved risk assessment seen in Medicare Advantage
Medicare Advantage (MA), with more than 10 million enrollees, is the largest alternative to traditional Medicare. MA's managed care approach was designed to provide coordinated, integrated care for patients and savings for ...
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The British government was to announce plans on Wednesday for a minimum alcohol price of £0.45 ($0.72, 0.56 euros) in England and Wales in an attempt to restrain an infamous binge-drinking culture.
Health Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Bus stops in the northern Swedish town of Umeaa have been fitted with light therapy panels to help commuters fight off the winter blues, the energy company behind the move said Tuesday.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—Underage drinking in the United States remains a serious public health issue, a new federal government report shows.
Health Nov 26, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
now assured by the re-election of President Obama – is expected to result in up to 50 million currently uninsured Americans acquiring some type of health insurance coverage. But a study by researchers at the Mongan Institute ...
Health Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Women with cystic fibrosis (CF) can have successful pregnancies, according to research published online Nov. 12 in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0