News tagged with hospital admission
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Patients of doctors who are more empathic have better outcomes and fewer complications, concludes a large, empirical study by a team of Thomas Jefferson University and Italian researchers who evaluated relationships between ...
Health Sep 10, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Older adults may be at increased risk of being hospitalized for lung and heart disease, stroke, and diabetes following long-term exposure to fine-particle air pollution, according to a new study by researchers at Harvard ...
Health Apr 17, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers estimate that U.S. orthopaedic surgeons create approximately $2 billion per year in unnecessary health care costs associated with orthopaedic care due to the practice of defensive ...
Health Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 3
Thousands of patients in Scotland who are particularly vulnerable to adverse drug events (ADEs) were prescribed high-risk medications by their GPs which could potentially cause them harm, according to research published in ...
Medications Jun 22, 2011 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0
New research suggests that people who are exposed to low levels of sunlight coupled with a history of having a common virus known as mononucleosis may be at greater odds of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) than those without ...
Neuroscience Apr 18, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study published in the journal Respirology reveals that dust storms have an adverse effect on emergency hospital admission for chronic lung disease, often known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Health Dec 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- One in every 20 hospital beds is occupied by someone with a smoking-related illness, according to new NHS figures.
Addiction Aug 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Wider use of hospital observation units could save the U.S. health care system billions of dollars a year, a new study indicates.
Health Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 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
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
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
The introduction of smoke-free legislation in England was immediately followed by a fall in the number of children admitted to hospital with asthma symptoms, a new study has found.
Pediatrics Jan 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Vaccination in the United States against H1N1 "swine" flu, which swept the world in 2009-10, carried a small but tolerable risk of Guillain-Barre syndrome, a disorder that can cause muscle weakness or temporary paralysis, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The antibiotic clarithromycin – widely used for treating lower respiratory tract infections like pneumonia and acute exacerbations (sudden worsening) of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) – may be associated ...
Medications Mar 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Testing patients with just three risk factors upon hospital admission has potential to identify nearly three out of four asymptomatic carriers of C. difficile, according to a new study published in the May issue of the Am ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0