News tagged with social care
(AP)—The fast aging of Japanese society is evident as soon as one lands at Tokyo's Narita airport and sees who is doing the cleaning. Young people tend to take such menial jobs in other countries, but here ...
Health Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Lack of control over operating rooms and other resources as well as a lack of work-life balance are among the main reasons general surgeons may be dissatisfied with their jobs, a new study ...
Surgery Sep 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Legislators have voted in Uruguay by a razor-thin margin to legalize abortion.
Health Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Uruguay's congress appeared ready on Tuesday to legalize abortion, a groundbreaking move in Latin America, where no country save Cuba has made abortions accessible to all women during the first trimester ...
Health Sep 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Adrift in foreign land: Study highlights failings when older people transferred between health and social care services
A major study of the experiences of older people moving between health and care services published today highlights significant problems in the quality of the service they received. The researchers from the University of ...
Health Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Taking a fall in older life can not only result in injury, but also a potentially debilitating loss of confidence. But new guidelines for physiotherapists, co-compiled by a leading academic in the field from the Peninsula ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Doctors who believe that women have "atypical" coronary heart disease symptoms are less certain when diagnosing heart disease in women. As a result, women are less likely than men to receive treatments ...
Cardiology Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Socioeconomic status is a big predictor of how likely people are to have living wills, a power of attorney for health care decisions or to participate in informal discussions about treatment preferences with ...
Health Aug 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
An international team of researchers, including a scientist at Georgia State University, found that black men who have sex with men (MSM) are more likely to have HIV than other MSM, and that social inequalities play a major ...
HIV & AIDS Aug 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- "Team-based care" should be used to improve patients' blood pressure control, the U.S. Task Force on Community Preventive Services recommended on Tuesday.
Health May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Men are significantly more likely than women to need urgent hospital care, including readmission, within a month of being discharged, finds research in the online only journal BMJ Open.
Health Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study from researchers at Queen Mary, University of London reveals the many difficulties faced by people with diabetes in self-managing their disease.
Diabetes Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New evidence on the link between suicide and the economy shows that the monthly suicide rate in New York City from 1990 to 2006 was 29% higher at the economic low point in 1992 than at the peak of economic growth in 2000.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Is weight loss "contagious"? According to a new study published online in the journal Obesity, teammates in a team-based weight loss competition significantly influenced each other's weight loss, suggesting that shedding pounds ...
Health Feb 14, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Nurturing mothers have garnered accolades for rescuing skinned knees on the playground and coaxing their children to sleep with lullabies. Now they're gaining merit for their offspring's physical health in middle age.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0