News tagged with health workers
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(AP) -- The Obama administration declared Alzheimer's "one of the most feared health conditions" on Wednesday as it issued a draft of a new national strategy to fight the ominous rise in this mind-destroying disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Patrick Anywar, 14, lies curled up naked in the dust and midday heat of a Ugandan village, struggling to look up at his younger brother and sister playing in front of the family home.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Cognitive stimulation therapies have beneficial effects on memory and thinking in people with dementia, according to a systematic review by Cochrane researchers. Despite concerns that cognitive improvements may not be matched ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Providing for fundamental human needs to people who are close to death is complex and sophisticated, but ultimately involves the integration of physical, psychological, social and spiritual elements, according to a study ...
Health Feb 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Efforts by India and the European Union to strengthen trade are threatening India's ability to deliver lifesaving medicines to the world's poorest, analysts say as the two sides push through protracted ...
Medications Feb 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Later this month, India will be removed from a dwindling list of countries where polio is considered endemic, a huge achievement made possible by people like Madara, a 76-year-old street hawker.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Health workers in Nepal are to cull thousands of chickens following the discovery of the H5N1 strain of bird flu in the southeastern part of the Himalayan country, officials said Sunday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- The office of plastic surgeon Ignacio Sousa is so packed that women are lined up outside the door. College students in their 20s, housewives in their 40s, middle-class office workers: nearly all are ...
Other Jan 31, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Study suggests use of antimicrobial scrubs may reduce bacterial burden on health care worker apparel
(Medical Xpress) -- The use of antimicrobial impregnated scrubs combined with good hand hygiene is effective in reducing the burden of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) on health care workers apparel ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Frontline health workersincluding nursing assistants, paramedics and pharmacy technicianswho received a combination of benefits and support from their employers had higher job satisfaction, a new ...
Health Jan 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Monitoring Internet search traffic about influenza may prove to be a better way for hospital emergency rooms to prepare for a surge in sick patients compared to waiting for outdated government flu case reports. A report on ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Padma Biswokarma covers her young son with a blanket as she breastfeeds, a broad smile spreading across her face.
Health Jan 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Oregon's groundbreaking Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment program (POLST) is featured in the latest edition of the Journal of The American Medical Association. The program, which was created by health care p ...
Health Jan 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A UT Southwestern Medical Center study using a sophisticated "glass mouse" research model has found that multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) is more likely caused in patients by speedy drug metabolism rather than inconsistent ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A novel analytical framework could help to strengthen health systems in post-conflict countries
Health Dec 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0