News tagged with public health system
Expediting primary health care for chronically ill inmates soon after release from prison results in fewer visits to hospital emergency departments, a Yale study has found. The study is published in the American Jo ...
Health Jul 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A Hungarian teenager has died of bacterial meningitis and 69 people who came in contact with her were prescribed antibiotics, public health officials said.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
India is moving ahead with ambitious plans to spend nearly $5 billion to supply free drugs to patients -- bringing the nation closer to universal health coverage, officials said on Friday.
Medications Jul 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Under pressure from civil society organizations, the Brazilian government has introduced legislation to protect and improve its traditional food system, standing in contrast to the governments of many industrialized countries ...
Health Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A systematic review conducted by Sanjay Basu of the University of California, San Francisco and colleagues re-evaluated the evidence relating to comparative performance of public versus private sector healthcare delivery ...
Health Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Soaring numbers of older, sicker prisoners are causing an unprecedented health care challenge for the nation's criminal justice system, according to a new UCSF report.
Health Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health (BUSM, BUSPH), along with the VA Boston Healthcare System and Harvard Medical School, have found inpatient medical procedures increased more among non-elderly, ...
Health Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The United States needs to spend more on its chronically underfunded public health system and use that money more efficiently, according to an Institute of Medicine report released Tuesday.
Health Apr 10, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Smoking, the leading preventable cause of mortality in the United States, continues to disproportionately impact lower income members of racial and ethnic minority groups.
Health Mar 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Canada's ranking in international child health indexes would dramatically improve if measurements were standardized, according to a new study by researchers from the University of British Columbia, Dalhousie University, McGill ...
Health Feb 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- India will celebrate a full year since its last reported case of polio on Friday, a major victory in a global eradication effort that appeared to be stalled just a few years ago.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study supports previous findings that children delivered by cesarean section have an increased risk of developing asthma. The study from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa) suggests that children delivered ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The flu season is still young in the United States and the rest of the Northern Hemisphere, but Australia wrapped up its flu season months ago, and public health officials there have some disturbing news to report: The version ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A mouse model to investigate allergy to fenugreek has been developed by Norwegian researchers. The model can also be used to study cross-reactivity to peanut, soy and lupin, major food allergens with public health relevance.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Public health should focus not only on reducing the burden of common diseases but also address the needs of people with blood disorders , experts say in a supplement to December's American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Health Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0