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Even as epidemiologists worry about a shrinking arsenal of antibiotics to fight potentially deadly drug-resistant bacteria, researchers at Johns Hopkins Hospital are betting on another weapon to prevent infections: robots.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Pakistan is providing paramilitary and police support to polio vaccinations being resumed discreetly in the northwest after a series of attacks on medical workers, officials said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Since the early 1970s school shootings at American elementary, secondary and higher education institutions have been a painful reality for American society. After each incident – like the recent attack in Newtown, CT – ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 19, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
The most comprehensive study of potential World Trade Center-related cancers raises more questions than it answers and won't end a debate over whether the attacks were really a cause. ...
Cancer Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Research brings together evidence about the potential for misoprostol to prevent bleeding after home births in low resource countries.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The cost of lost productivity among U.S. workers with cancer is equal to 20 percent of the nation's health care spending, according to a new study.
Cancer Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Several thousand Spanish public health workers and other people marched from four main hospitals in Madrid to converge on a main square in the capital Sunday, protesting the regional government's plans ...
Health Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Low-wage workers, who make up a large and growing share of the U.S. workforce, are especially vulnerable to financial hits that can result from on-the-job injuries and illnesses, according to a policy brief released today ...
Health Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
A rare outbreak of mosquito-borne yellow fever which has killed 165 people in Sudan's Darfur region in the past three months continues to spread, the UN warned on Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—There has been a recent increase in the percentage of workers in the private sector who are enrolled in self-insured health plans, in which the employer assumes the financial risk related to ...
Health Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Giri Prasad, a 33-year-old tailor who lives in Delhi, first noticed the pain below his ribs. He went to see a doctor, but when it didn't subside, he traveled to the hospital where he eventually learned he ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Genome mapping could prove key in preventing superbugs in hospitals, an Australian researcher said Friday, urging its use to prevent countless deaths from antibiotic-resistant infections.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 30, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP)—Andrei Mandrykin, an inmate at Prison No. 85 outside Kiev, has HIV. He looks ghostly and much older than his 35 years. But Mandrykin is better off than tens of thousands of his countrymen, because ...
HIV & AIDS Nov 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Health workers in Sudan's Darfur region have begun vaccinating more than two million people against a rare yellow fever outbreak suspected of killing 124 since late September, medics said on Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0