News tagged with medical researchers

School hearing tests: Are they as good as they sound?

Should every primary school pupil in the UK be given a hearing test and what's the most effective way of doing it? These are questions that a team of academics from Nottingham and Exeter will be tackling as part of a new ...

Oct 09, 2012
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Treating stubborn depression

At least one in three patients with depression won't respond well to a series of treatments and experts in the field have joined together to outline practical treatments to tackle the issue, in the Medical Journal of Australia Op ...

Oct 03, 2012
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Unproven knee operations still performed

(Medical Xpress)—Despite evidence that arthroscopic surgery is ineffective in treating osteoarthritis of the knee, the procedure is still routinely being performed in Victoria, according to a new study.

Oct 01, 2012
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Advancing the treatment of trauma

(Medical Xpress)—With traumatic injuries claiming almost six million lives a year, improvements in care, including in the challenging areas of brain and bone injuries, and haemorrhage, are urgently needed. ...

Sep 21, 2012
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Nurses examine caregiver grief

Family members who care for terminally ill patients at home can be helped by nurses throughout the course of the illness and particularly after the patient's death, according to Penn State nursing researchers.

Sep 16, 2012
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