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"Anyone who has been admitted into a hospital or undergone a procedure, even if cared for in the most appropriate way, can feel as though they were treated like an animal or object," says Harvard University psychologist and ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The Food and Drug Administration in the United States has approved a request by Proteus Digital Health to allow for the inclusion of tiny digestible microchips into medicines to assist ...
Medications Aug 01, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (5) | 3 |
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
(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
German doctors are seeking an urgent clarification from the government over religious circumcision after a court ruling calling it a criminal act prompted an international outcry.
Other Jul 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 38
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
(Medical Xpress)—Examining social factors is vital to better explaining and understanding the dramatic rise in the number of Americans diagnosed with mental disorders in recent years, according to an analysis by a team ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 26, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1
While breastfeeding babies has numerous health advantages to both mother and child, mothers who breastfeed may find that other people look down on them and do not want to work with them. A recent study released by Personality an ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 11
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from the Australian Venom Research Unit (AVRU) at the University of Melbourne have collaborated with scientists from the University of Papua New Guinea and the University of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Authorities in Djibouti have reported a serious outbreak of a potentially fatal diarrhoea infection in the capital, with two deaths since October and 127 new cases this month, the WHO said on Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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 |
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
Overweight office workers, drivers and call centre staff who sit for long periods could improve their health by simply breaking up their sitting time with frequent activity breaks according to new research by Baker IDI Heart ...
Overweight and Obesity Mar 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Today, the European Respiratory Society (ERS) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) publish their jointly developed European Union Standards for Tuberculosis Care (ESTC). The 21 patient-centred ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- Haiti is seeing a jump in the number of cholera cases as the Caribbean nation heads into the annual rainy season, a United Nations humanitarian agency said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0