News tagged with public health system
(Medical Xpress)—Hypnosis has begun to attract renewed interest from neuroscientists interested in using hypnotic suggestion to test predictions about normal cognitive functioning.
Neuroscience Feb 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
"Aiden, look!" piped NAO, a two-foot tall humanoid robot, as it pointed to a flat-panel display on a far wall. As the cartoon dog Scooby Doo flashed on the screen, Aiden, a young boy with an unruly thatch ...
Autism spectrum disorders Mar 20, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
With 2.3 million people behind bars and an estimated 10 million Americans cycling in and out of correctional facilities each year, the United States is in the midst of an "epidemic of mass incarceration," say researchers ...
Health Jun 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
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
Social media tools like Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare may be an important key to improving the public health system's ability to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters, according to a New England Journal of ...
Health Jul 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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 study estimating the death rate from heart and circulatory disease in each electoral ward in England has found that despite considerable improvements since the 1980s, the difference between the wealthiest and poorest communities ...
Cardiology Nov 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—In the wake of the Dec. 14 tragic shooting in Newtown, Conn., the American College of Physicians (ACP) has pledged to play a part in ending recurring firearm-related deaths and injuries, according ...
Health Dec 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
The higher the percentage of people in a city, town or neighborhood with Facebook interests suggesting a healthy, active lifestyle, the lower that area's obesity rate. At the same time, areas with a large percentage of Facebook ...
Overweight and Obesity Apr 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
The virus has already killed her mother, and Kelly Gu's father lies critically ill with H7N9 bird flu in a Shanghai hospital bed—the only couple both infected in China's outbreak of the disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 16, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—Thousands of demonstrators marched through the streets of 16 Spanish cities Sunday to protest plans to part-privatize the public health care system, with some questioning the government's motives.
Health Feb 17, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0