News tagged with medical equipment
Overweight and obese patients are significantly more likely than their normal-weight counterparts to repeatedly switch primary care doctors, a practice that disrupts continuity of care and leads to more emergency room visits, ...
Overweight and Obesity 50 minutes ago | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Medicare is announcing a price cut.
Health Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Computer simulations of blood flow through mechanical heart valves could pave the way for more individualized prosthetic
Every year, over 300,000 heart valve replacement operations are performed worldwide. Diseased valves are often replaced with mechanical heart valves (MHVs), which cannot yet be designed to suit each patient's ...
Cardiology Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The European Commission on Thursday pledged 42 million euros to Liberia's president and Nobel peace laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to help halve one of the world's highest maternal mortality rates.
Health Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Some six million patients in Iran are affected by Western economic sanctions as import of medicine is becoming increasingly difficult, a governmental paper reported Sunday quoting a health official.
Health Oct 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(AP)—After a motorbike accident, Bharat Singh rushed to get his brother the emergency care he needed. It would end up taking five hours—three of them spent in a van posing as an ambulance, with an empty ...
Health Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Wealthy countries that make donations of expensive medical equipment to low- and middle-income countries may be missing the mark, according to a new Imperial College London / Lancet Commission. The report examines how medical ...
Other Jul 31, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
Pioneering research in Southampton, using hi-tech 3D imaging, could improve the lives of those suffering from chronic lung disease.
Medical research Mar 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
About 1000 women die each day in childbirth or from preventable complications related to pregnancy, humanitarian group Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) said Thursday.
Health Mar 08, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Patients treated by physicians who billed for both technical (practice/equipment) and professional (supervision/ interpretation) components of nuclear and echocardiographic stress imaging tests were more likely to undergo ...
Cardiology Nov 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Undergoing a knee replacement involves sophisticated medical equipment, but innovative prosthetic design may not offer the same benefits for all knee replacement recipients, Yale School of Medicine researchers report in a ...
Other Oct 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |