News tagged with poor areas
(HealthDay)—Although many Americans are now breathing cleaner air, others are living in cities that are more polluted than they were a decade ago, a new report shows.
Health Apr 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
More than 1 in 5 seniors with Medicare Advantage plans received a prescription for a potentially harmful "high risk medication" in 2009, according to a newly published analysis by Brown University public ...
Health Apr 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues at the University of South Florida have developed a small molecule that inhibits STAT3, a protein that causes cancer. This development could impact the treatment of several ...
Cancer Mar 26, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—A Vietnamese immigrant in California died of a massive infection with parasitic worms that spread throughout his body, including his lungs. They had remained dormant until his immune system ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The introduction of smoke-free legislation in England was immediately followed by a fall in the number of children admitted to hospital with asthma symptoms, a new study has found.
Pediatrics Jan 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
India's rural development minister said Friday the country's public health system had "collapsed" in a blunt assessment of his government's failure to extend a social safety net for the poor.
Health Nov 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a breakthrough for the fight against meningitis in poor countries, researchers say the WHO has ruled that a key vaccine can be transported or stored for up to four days without refrigeration.
Medications Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Hypertension is one of the greatest epidemics threatening the health of people in low and middle-income countries.
Health Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) underscores the widespread disparities associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) mortality by state, poverty level, and urban vs rural ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The burden of epilepsy in poorer parts of the world could be readily alleviated by reducing the preventable causes and improving access to treatment, according to a review article published today in the Lancet.
Neuroscience Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Monitoring weather factors like temperature, rain, and snowfall is one way to predict the timing and intensity of rotavirus, a disease that causes extreme diarrhea, dehydration and thousands of death annually, particularly ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP) -- Nearly half of pregnant women do not get tested for syphilis in poor areas of southern China where the sexually transmitted disease has seen a resurgence, researchers said Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have used next generation sequencing to trace the source and explain the spread of the latest (seventh) cholera pandemic. They have also highlighted the impact of the acquisition of resistance to antibiotics on ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 24, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Families are increasingly relying on public health insurance plans to provide coverage for their children, a growing trend that researchers say is tied to job losses, coverage changes to private health insurance plans, and ...
Health Jul 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Giving wealthier counties greater access to influenza vaccine than poorer counties could worsen a flu epidemic because poor areas have fairly high population densities with higher levels of interaction among households and ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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