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(HealthDay)—For patients without diabetes undergoing coronary angiography (CAG), fasting plasma glucose (FPG) performs better in diabetes screening than glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c), according to a study ...
Diabetes Jan 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—Driving reaction times (DRTs), which are increased for patients with radiculopathy, improve after lumbar disc surgery, according to a study published in the November issue of the European Sp ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients recovering from surgery get infections far more often than is being reported, a new study led by De Montfort University has found.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 14, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is commonly used among pediatric specialty outpatients, according to a study published online Jan. 14 in Pediatrics.
Pediatrics Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Take-home CPR kit offers efficient, effective training for families of children with serious health conditions
(Medical Xpress)—Many children with chronic disease or serious health conditions are at risk of cardiac arrest. Teaching their parents to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation can save kids' lives and prevent ...
Other Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In a study evaluating the financial impact of providing early physical therapy for intensive care patients, researchers at Johns Hopkins found that the up-front costs are outweighed by the financial savings generated by earlier ...
Other Jan 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—There were reductions in hospital stays for patients undergoing prostatectomy and cystectomy in 2004 to 2005, compared to those undergoing the procedures in 1992 to 1993, according to research ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Horrific images from One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest notwithstanding, modern electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) remains one of the safest and most effective antidepressant treatments, particularly for patients who do not tolerate ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—The days and weeks after hospital discharge are a vulnerable time for people, with one in five older Americans readmitted within a month—often for symptoms unrelated to the original illness.
Health Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Massachusetts public health officials are reporting 18 flu-related deaths in the state already this season, and Boston has declared a public health emergency.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The quality of pediatric hospital care is associated with whether the patients have severe and chronic conditions, not the financial resources of the hospital, according to a study published ...
Pediatrics Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A woman's exposure to high pollen levels in late pregnancy increases the risk of early asthma in the child, according to a group of researchers at Sweden's Umeå University in a recent study.
Inflammatory disorders Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Hospital nurses with good work environments who are caring for fewer patients have significantly fewer elderly Medicare patients with heart failure, acute myocardial infarction (MI), and pneumonia ...
Health Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
As an automatic piano chimed a wedding march, new mother Wang Dan walked down a red carpet towards a hospital room called the "White House", minutes after giving birth in a candlelit water pool.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Among patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) requiring hospital admission, a 5-day glucocorticoid treatment course was non-inferior (not worse than) to a 14-day course with regard ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes 7 hours ago | not rated yet | 0