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A man who contracted a deadly new SARS-like virus after sharing a hospital ward with France's first victim was moved to intensive care on Sunday following a deterioration in his condition, hospital officials said.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 12, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
For-profit hospitals are out-performing other hospitals when treating stroke, heart attack and pneumonia patients in emergency departments and, thus, will be more likely to receive bonuses under Medicare's new payment rules, ...
Health Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
European scientists are criticizing a decision by Italy's government to allow a handful of children to be treated in public hospitals with an experimental stem cell therapy.
Medications Mar 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
There is wide variation in the rate of cesarean sections performed at different hospitals across the U.S. and one explanation has been that hospitals with higher c-section rates serve greater numbers of women at high risk ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Affymax Inc. of Palo Alto, Calif., and Takeda Pharmaceuticals Company Limited of Deerfield, Ill., have voluntarily recalled all lots of Omontys Injection, used to treat anemia in adult dialysis ...
Medications Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The nation's top disease detective says impending budget cuts will make it harder to solve outbreaks, fight hospital infections and keep illnesses overseas from making their way here.
Health Feb 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
France has launched an investigation into a stillbirth that occurred after a full-term pregnant woman was sent home from an overrun maternity unit in a case that has raised concerns over the impact of EU-driven austerity ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Thousands of people marched in Madrid on Sunday to protest plans to privatize parts of their public health care system, with some questioning the motives behind the government's actions.
Health Jan 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Massachusetts public health officials are reporting 18 flu-related deaths in the state already this season, and Boston has declared a public health emergency.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—More than 300 directors of some 140 health centers in Madrid resigned from their posts Tuesday to protest plans to partly privatize the region's public health service.
Health Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Thousands of Spanish medical workers marched through downtown Madrid on Monday to protest against budget cuts and plans to partly privatize their cherished national health service.
Health Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The annual economic burden of pediatric caustic ingestion injuries was estimated at nearly $23 million with an estimated prevalence of injuries requiring hospitalization for 807 children in 2009, according to a report in ...
Surgery Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Several thousand Spanish public health workers and other people marched from four main hospitals in Madrid to converge on a main square in the capital Sunday, protesting the regional government's plans ...
Health Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
As the prevalence of antibiotic-resistant infections continue to rise around the world, a hospital in Canada detected the presence of New Delhi Metallo-ß-lactamase-1-Producing Klebsiella pneumoniae (NDM1-Kp), a multidrug resist ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People with private health insurance are nine times more likely than those without to have bariatric weight-loss surgery, a new study has found.
Overweight and Obesity Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0