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Three in 10 patients receiving a kidney transplant require readmission to the hospital within 30 days of discharge following surgery, according to a Johns Hopkins analysis of six years of national data.
Other Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Kidney transplants performed in Europe are considerably more successful in the long run than those performed in the United States. While the one-year survival rate is 90% in both Europe and the United States, after five years, ...
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France's oldest woman Maria Richard has died at the age of 111, the retirement home where she lived said on Thursday.
Other Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(AP)—A Massachusetts company run by the same executives who operated a specialty pharmacy linked to a fatal meningitis outbreak has agreed to temporarily shut down for inspection by state and federal regulators.
Medications Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Graphic and/or emotional television anti-smoking ads get more smokers to try to quit than less intense ads, according to a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Addiction Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis said Sunday the expiry of a US patent for its leading hypertension drug Diovan caused a drop in turnover that could last into the first half of 2013.
Medications Oct 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—By exploring parts of the brain that trigger during periods of daydreaming and mind-wandering, neuroscientists from Western University have made a significant breakthrough in understanding what physically ...
Neuroscience Oct 04, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—The national prevalence of drinking and driving among high school students decreased by 54 percent from 1991 to 2011, with a national prevalence of 10.3 percent noted in 2011, according to a ...
Health Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Spain provided a record number of donors of bodily organs in 2011 as the number of transplants in Europe rose, the health ministry said Wednesday.
Other Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Despite a shared Latino heritage, there are significant differences in the overall health and the use of health-care services among Cuban-Americans, Mexican-Americans and Puerto Rican-Americans—even between men and women ...
Health Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Smoked salmon tainted with salmonella bacteria has sickened hundreds of people in the Netherlands, sparking major recalls there and in the U.S., Dutch authorities said. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Children in the United States are exposed to nearly four hours of background television on average every day, an amount that threatens healthy child development, new research reveals.
Pediatrics Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—New research has found that a type of anti-tumour immune cell protects against obesity and the metabolic syndrome that leads to diabetes. Results showing that immune cells known to be protective against ...
Immunology Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Functional somatic symptoms (FSS) are physical complaints, such as headaches, pain, fatigue, and dizziness, that cannot be explained medically. These symptoms affect 10-30% of children and adolescents and account for 2-4% ...
Pediatrics Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Improved patient education and ongoing psychological support will help people cope with the psychological distress of having an implanted defibrillator, according to a scientific statement from the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0