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Intervention results in increased use of evidence-based medications for patients with acute coronary syndrome
Among patients with acute coronary syndromes (such as heart attack or unstable angina) treated at public hospitals in Brazil, implementation of a multifaceted intervention that included educational materials, checklists and ...
Cardiology Mar 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Penile cancer, HIV, HPV, syphilis and kidney inflammation are among a number of medical conditions whose risk can be lowered by the practice of infant male circumcision, says a study led by the University of Sydney.
Health Mar 02, 2012 | 1.5 / 5 (8) | 6
Suriname health authorities confirmed Wednesday that a dengue epidemic has taken hold here, resulting in numerous of people being hospitalized over the past month.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 25, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Pregnant women and mothers pushing strollers were among more than 1,500 protesters who took to the streets in Hong Kong Sunday to oppose the growing number of mainland Chinese giving birth in the city.
Other Jan 15, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
A 2010 outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Wisconsin has been linked to a decorative fountain in a hospital lobby, according to a study published in the February issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, the jo ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Forty percent of women who report depressive symptoms following birth also reported intimate partner violence finds a new study published today (7 December) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Health Dec 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Slovakia has declared a state of emergency in more than a dozen hospitals to ensure that health care is not compromised after thousands of doctors resigned from public hospitals over low pay.
Other Nov 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Russia must launch a public health campaign to reduce the country's suicide rate, among the highest in the world, top psychiatrists said on Thursday.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 20, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
At least 32 people have been infected in a flare-up of the H1N1 swine flu virus in Nicaragua over the last week, according to the health ministry.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
There are signs that health outcomes in Greece have worsened during the financial crisis, especially in vulnerable groups. These concerns are detailed in Correspondence published Online First by The Lancet, written by Ale ...
Health Oct 09, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
When safety net hospitals close or switch from not-for-profit to for-profit status, as quite a few did during the 1990s and early 2000s, certain vulnerable groups suffer disproportionately, a new study finds. ...
Health Sep 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Patient demand for care from safety-net providers (such as community health centers and public hospitals) in Massachusetts has increased, even though the number of patients with health insurance also increased ...
Health Aug 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
Hong Kong on Friday announced a sharply reduced quota for mainland Chinese women allowed to give birth in its public hospitals, as it struggles to cope with the tens of thousands arriving yearly.
Health Jun 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
During the last thirty years there has been an increase in the number of babies born by Caesarean section. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Public Health shows that there has also been a ...
Health May 17, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0