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New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that as many as 200,000 central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) have been prevented among patients in intensive care units ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Nearly 2 million people receive physical therapy every day, a number that's likely to increase as the population ages. And for many, it can be overwhelming and intimidating. So we talked to three experts about what to expect, ...
Health May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
More than a third of stroke patients don't get to the hospital by ambulance, even though that's the fastest way to get there, according to new research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart ...
Cardiology Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—There is a need for a consensus on criteria to define and classify lumbar spinal stenosis, according to a review published in the April 15 issue of Spine.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—With the number of home births rising, the American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a policy statement on the practice that includes a recommendation that there be a caregiver who's present ...
Pediatrics Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Obesity rates among small children may finally be on the decline after more than tripling in the United States the past 30 years, a study out Wednesday indicated.
Overweight and Obesity Dec 27, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Cancer is tough to kill and has many ways of evading the drugs used by oncologists to try and eliminate it.
Cancer Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have for the first time determined how often emergency medical helicopters need to help save the lives of seriously injured people to be considered cost-effective ...
Health Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Flu remains at epidemic proportions across the United States, but flu activity decreased in some areas during the second week of January, according to FluView, a weekly influenza surveillance ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 19, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A nine-year-old girl is making what doctors described as a remarkable recovery Sunday, days after surgeons transplanted six of her organs in a groundbreaking medical procedure.
Other Feb 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3
(HealthDay)—Vaccination against influenza for the 2012/2013 flu season appears to be moderately effective in reducing the need for outpatient medical attention, but the effect is lower in the elderly, according ...
Medications Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
When New Jersey reported one of the nation's highest rates of autism last year - doubling in six years to one in 49 children - researchers described it as "beyond an emergency." But a federal study released this past week ...
Autism spectrum disorders Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Three scientists at universities in Pennsylvania, Illinois and Oregon whose research has helped transform cancer treatment will share one of the richest prizes in medicine and biomedical research.
Cancer Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—Laparoscopic incisional hernia repair has recurrence rates comparable with open repair, according to a study published in the March issue of JAMA Surgery.
Surgery Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Improved emergency treatment for prolonged seizures: National trial shows autoinjectors fast, effective
When a person is experiencing a prolonged convulsive seizure, quick medical intervention is critical. With every passing minute, the seizure becomes harder to stop, and can place the patient at risk of brain ...
Medical research Feb 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |