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(HealthDay)—In one case documented in a new study, an elderly patient was misdiagnosed with bronchitis but actually had full-blown pneumonia and ended up being admitted to the hospital.
Health Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
People of high socioeconomic status are more likely to be able to access primary care than those of low socioeconomic status, even within a universal health care system in which physicians are reimbursed equally for each ...
Health Feb 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
The large antiretroviral treatment (ART) scale-up in a rural community in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, has led to a rapid and dramatic increase in population adult life expectancy—a gain of 11.3 years over eight calendar ...
HIV & AIDS Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Many nations battling malaria face an economic dilemma: spend money indefinitely to control malaria transmission or commit additional resources to eliminate transmission completely.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Hypnosis has begun to attract renewed interest from neuroscientists interested in using hypnotic suggestion to test predictions about normal cognitive functioning.
Neuroscience Feb 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—The traffic light system used as a guide to health information in food could be used in a similar way to help people become more active.
Health Feb 21, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Bullied children grow into adults who are at increased risk of developing anxiety disorders, depression and suicidal thoughts, according to a study led by researchers at Duke Medicine.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Advances in electronic medical record systems and health information exchange are shifting efforts in public health toward greater use of information systems to automate disease surveillance, but a study from the Regenstrief ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have launched an early-stage human clinical trial of two related candidate vaccines to prevent infection with Shigella, bacteria that are a significant cause of diarrheal illness, particularly among children. The Ph ...
Medications Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An international team of scientific experts has expressed great concern about the effect of increasing exposure of humans and animals to hormone-disrupting substances. This comes in a new report commissioned ...
Health Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Some 90,000 patients per year are treated for Parkinson's disease, a number that is expected to rise by 25 percent annually. Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS), which consists of electrically stimulating the central or peripheral ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Feb 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(AP)—Thousands of demonstrators marched through the streets of 16 Spanish cities Sunday to protest plans to part-privatize the public health care system, with some questioning the government's motives.
Health Feb 17, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—In 2011, decreases were noted for some health care-associated infections (HAIs), according to a report prepared by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new paper published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization has determined that providing rural sub-Saharan Africans a close-to-client health system by paid, full-time community health workers by 201 ...
Health Feb 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The outcome of the Oregon experiment, an ambitious program centered on a model of an accountable care organization (ACO), will offer important lessons for the wider implementation of ACOs as ...
Health Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 1