News tagged with medical care
Today investigators at Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics in Kansas City reported the first use of whole genome information for diagnosing critically ill infants. As reported in Science Translational Medicine, the te ...
Genetics Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 4 |
(Medical Xpress)—Two treatments most likely to lead to recovery from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) have been identified by UK researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 31, 2013 | 1.3 / 5 (12) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Fainting isn't fun. For those who have ever suddenly and briefly lost consciousness, it's a disconcerting situation that typically triggers a thorough medical workup. Unfortunately, it's often ...
Cardiology Dec 12, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (4) | 0
Intervention stopped early in NIH-funded study of weight loss in overweight and obese adults with type 2 diabetes after finding no harm, but no cardiovascular benefits
Diabetes Oct 19, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (4) | 3 |
Governments around the world are leaving hundreds of millions of cancer patients to suffer needlessly because of their failure to ensure adequate access to pain-relieving drugs, an unprecedented new international survey reveals.
Cancer Sep 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 3
Medical residents training to work in the emergency department need more formal stroke training, says a study presented today at the Canadian Stroke Congress, noting that, as the first point of contact in stroke care, they ...
Cardiology Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The number of prescription drugs that can have serious adverse effects from interactions with grapefruit are markedly increasing, yet many physicians may be unaware of these effects, states an article published in CMAJ (Canad ...
Medications Nov 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2
New research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia VA Medical Center indicates that the implementation of protected sleep periods for residents who are assigned to overnight ...
Health Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
In a small study of 39 primary care doctors and 208 of their patients, Johns Hopkins researchers have found that physicians built much less of an emotional rapport with their overweight and obese patients than with their ...
Overweight and Obesity Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(HealthDay)—Antiseptics are meant to keep bacteria and other pathogens from entering the body through breaks in the skin, but sometimes these products can be contaminated with the very organisms they're ...
Medications Dec 06, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Australian research, published in the British Medical Journal Open, shows a dramatic reduction in both depression and suicidal thoughts in patients who participated in a study involving intern ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new Cochrane Review concludes that all countries should consider establishing proper home birth services. They should also provide low-risk pregnant women with information enabling them to make an inform ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Many survivors of adolescent and young adult cancers avoid routine medical care because it's too expensive, despite the fact that most have health insurance. That is the conclusion of a new study published early online in ...
Cancer Sep 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A steady stream of new apps and devices that can be synced to ever-more sophisticated mobile phones is flowing into consumers' hands, and this technology is revolutionizing the practice ...
Health Oct 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—The easiest way to assess a hospital's quality of care might be to just ask the nurses, new research suggests.
Health Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Health care, or healthcare, refers to the treatment and management of illness, and the preservation of health through services offered by the medical, dental, pharmaceutical, clinical laboratory sciences (in vitro diagnostics), nursing, and allied health professions. Health care embraces all the goods and services designed to promote health, including “preventive, curative and palliative interventions, whether directed to individuals or to populations”.
Before the term health care became popular, English-speakers referred to medicine or to the health sector and spoke of the treatment and prevention of illness and disease.
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