News tagged with isolation
A deadly new respiratory virus related to SARS has apparently spread from patients to health care workers in eastern Saudi Arabia, health officials said Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A multi-site pilot project developed by University of Alberta researchers is providing a breath of fresh air for children with asthma and severe allergies by helping them interact with peers online and boosting ...
Health May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
French health authorities said early Sunday that a second person had contracted a deadly new SARS-like virus, after sharing a hospital ward with the first victim identified in the country.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
French health authorities said one person was suspected of contracting a deadly new SARS-like virus after coming into contact with a man confirmed to be infected, following tests that cleared another three patients.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
French health authorities said on Thursday they feared the country's first case of a new SARS-like virus that has killed 18 people, mostly in Saudi Arabia, may have infected two other people.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Research conducted by Xiao-Cheng Wu, MD, PhD, Associate Professor and Director of the Louisiana Tumor Registry at the LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Public Health, and colleagues, reports adolescents and ...
Cancer May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have shown for the first time that it is possible to reduce the distressing symptoms of dry mouth in patients treated with radiotherapy for head and neck cancers if the radiation dose to a salivary gland (called ...
Cancer Apr 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The Supreme Court seemed worried Monday about the idea of companies patenting human genes in a case that could profoundly reshape the multibillion-dollar biomedical industry and U.S. research in the fight ...
Genetics Apr 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
A major study published today [15 April] by the University of Bristol and leading children's grant-giving charity, Buttle UK provides the most comprehensive picture to date of informal kinship care—children ...
Health Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Around 17 million people in Germany suffer from impaired hearing. For many of them, their hearing is so damaged that a standard hearing aid is no longer enough. A new device will improve patients' hearing ...
Medical research Apr 02, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
(HealthDay)—Elderly people who are socially isolated and lonely may be at greater risk of early death, British researchers report.
Health Mar 25, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Social media can be an effective tool for decreasing loneliness for older Australians according to new research conducted at the University of Sydney.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
All human clinical trials of new treatments begin with phase I, where drugs are tested in isolation to confirm their safety. Yet most effective cancer treatments use a combination of drugs, so-called 'multi-agent' ...
Medications Mar 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Tai Chi may reduce falls among adult stroke survivors, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2013.
Cardiology Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A five-year study by researchers at three universities has established that providing tangible assistance to others protects our health and lengthens our lives.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
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