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During cold and flu season, most of us inevitably will experience one or more acute illness. Fortunately, most acute problems are treatable without hospital admission. With that in mind, doctors say it is important to seek ...
Health Jan 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Non-salaried oncologists report the potential for increased salaries with the administration of chemotherapy or growth factors for lung or colorectal cancer patients, according to a study published ...
Cancer Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
People with HIV are being hospitalized in Ontario significantly less often than they were 15 years ago when combination antiretroviral drug therapy (cART) was introduced, new research has found.
HIV & AIDS Dec 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Depressed older men are twice as likely as those not suffering depression to be admitted to hospital, according to a study published today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Despite the popular belief among parents that having children shortens their lives, the reverse seems to be true, particularly for women, indicates a large study of childless couples, treated for infertility, and published ...
Health Dec 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers from UCL have found that cycling is safer than driving for young males, with 17 to 20 year old drivers facing almost five times greater risk per hour than cyclists of the same age.
Health Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Hospital administrative databases, designed to provide general information on hospital stays and associated costs, are frequently used to find information that can lead to quality assessments of care or clinical research. ...
Surgery Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Clinicians are being urged to ask about a patient's history of falls as new research shows that the information is valuable in determining their future risk of fracture.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Research by the University of Warwick indicates that vaccinating families could protect young babies against a common winter virus which can be fatal for infants under six months.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Latest research from the University of Otago, Christchurch (UOC) shows the Early Start home visiting programme halved rates of physical abuse against children and lowered non-accidental hospital visits ...
Pediatrics Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For elderly patients receiving home healthcare after a hospital stay, "social environmental factors"—particularly care provided by a family member or other informal caregiver—have a significant impact on the risk of repeated ...
Health Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Children taking central nervous system stimulants such as Adderall and Ritalin do not face an increased risk of serious heart conditions during treatment, according to a new University of Florida study ...
Attention deficit disorders Nov 01, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The number of children admitted to hospital in England for acute throat infections increased by 76 per cent between 1999 and 2010, according to new research published today in Archives of Disease in Childhood.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Carrying out general health checks does not reduce deaths overall or from serious diseases like cancer and heart disease, according to Cochrane researchers. The researchers, who carried out a systematic review on the subject ...
Health Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The use of CT scans on children being brought to emergency rooms with abdominal pain has skyrocketed, new research reveals.
Pediatrics Oct 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0