News tagged with medical workers
The red double-decker buses that are symbolic of the city of London have an altogether different significance if you study heart disease. Sixty years ago, these iconic buses helped a Scottish medical doctor ...
Health May 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In the days when American physicians dispensed oracular commands and their judgments were rarely questioned, a doctor could take it upon himself with few ethical qualms to keep from a patient the bad news of a terminal diagnosis.
Health Apr 28, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Genome mapping could prove key in preventing superbugs in hospitals, an Australian researcher said Friday, urging its use to prevent countless deaths from antibiotic-resistant infections.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 30, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Pakistani health officials Monday called for infants leaving the country to be issued polio vaccinations at airports after virus samples linked to a southern Pakistani city were discovered in Egypt.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
China reported two human cases of bird flu in the southwestern city of Guiyang on Sunday, with both patients in a critical condition, the official Xinhua news agency said.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Medical researchers urge vaccination this flu season as new research shows that hospital-acquired, or nosocomial, influenza is relatively uncommon, but can be severe.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Workers on medical leave because of lower back pain are more likely to return to work if they receive reassurance and medical advice on how to stay active, according to a new study.
Health Aug 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Skilled migrants who can't find jobs that use their education and qualifications are more likely to suffer mental health problems after three and a half years of arriving in Australia, according to a new ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Post-partum haemorrhage (PPH; excessive bleeding) immediately after giving birth is a major killer of women in developing countries, responsible for a third of maternal deaths in Africa and Asia. Results of an international ...
Health Mar 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Despite improvements in survival for people with cystic fibrosis over the last 50 years, females and individuals from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds continue to die younger than males and the more privileged ...
Health Aug 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Giri Prasad, a 33-year-old tailor who lives in Delhi, first noticed the pain below his ribs. He went to see a doctor, but when it didn't subside, he traveled to the hospital where he eventually learned he ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The recurrence of an employee's medical leave of absence from work tends to happen much sooner with a mental health leave than a physical one, a Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) study shows.
Health Jun 29, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Oregon's groundbreaking Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment program (POLST) is featured in the latest edition of the Journal of The American Medical Association. The program, which was created by health care p ...
Health Jan 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Public health agencies in five U.S. states are assessing the rabies risk for hundreds of people who may have had close contact with an infected organ donor and four transplant recipients, one of whom died, ...
Other Mar 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A Vietnamese man was in a stable condition in hospital Friday after doctors removed a giant tumour from his right leg that weighed more than the rest of his body, hospital officials said. ...
Other Jan 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0