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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
A team led by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Public Health has found that the "superbug" methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is prevalent at several U.S. wastewater treatm ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 05, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
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
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)—The easiest way to assess a hospital's quality of care might be to just ask the nurses, new research suggests.
Health Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
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
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
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
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
The first study to estimate rates of traumatic brain injury, without relying on official figures, suggests the worldwide incidence of TBI could be six times higher than previously estimated.
Neuroscience Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study of patients with stroke admitted to English National Health Service public hospitals suggests that patients who were hospitalized on weekends were less likely to receive urgent treatments and had worse outcomes, according ...
Neuroscience Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
The recent dramatic increase in the fall death rate in older Americans is likely the effect of improved reporting quality, according to a new report from the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy. The report ...
Health May 15, 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