News tagged with surveillance system
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Researchers have forecast the cost savings and rise in obesity prevalence over the next two decades in a new public health study.
Health May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
The higher the percentage of people in a city, town or neighborhood with Facebook interests suggesting a healthy, active lifestyle, the lower that area's obesity rate. At the same time, areas with a large percentage of Facebook ...
Overweight and Obesity Apr 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In infected individuals, HIV mutates rapidly to escape recognition by immune cells. This process of continuous evolution is the main obstacle to natural immunity and the development of an effective vaccine. A new study published ...
Immunology Mar 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Eating your greens may be even more important that previously thought, with the discovery that an immune cell population essential for intestinal health could be controlled by leafy greens ...
Immunology Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
The large antiretroviral treatment (ART) scale-up in a rural community in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, has led to a rapid and dramatic increase in population adult life expectancy—a gain of 11.3 years over eight calendar ...
HIV & AIDS Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new clinical study spearheaded by the dean of UCLA's School of Nursing has found a direct correlation between pressure ulcers—commonly known as bedsores—and patient mortality and increased hospitalization. ...
Health Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Smoking, the leading preventable cause of mortality in the United States, continues to disproportionately impact lower income members of racial and ethnic minority groups.
Health Mar 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A groundbreaking new study shows that laws legalizing medical marijuana have resulted in a nearly nine percent drop in traffic deaths and a five percent reduction in beer sales.
Health Nov 29, 2011 | 4.9 / 5 (38) | 13 |
Scientists have discovered more about the intricacies of the immune system in a breakthrough that may help combat viral infections such as HIV.
Medical research Oct 24, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists have developed a global media surveillance system that enables them to look for, and systematically monitor, up-to-the-minute public concerns and rumors about vaccines originating from 144 countries.
Medications May 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For U.S. adults with diabetes there has been an improvement in achievement of targets from 1999 to 2010, but many still do not meet the recommended goals, according to research published in ...
Diabetes Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The prevalence of self-reported hypertension among U.S. adults increased slightly, but significantly from 2005 to 2009, and the proportion of adults using anti-hypertensive medications also ...
Health Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—In the fourth week of 2013, influenza activity remained elevated in the United States, with the proportion of pneumonia and influenza-linked deaths above the epidemic threshold, according to ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes have a greater prevalence of cancer with longer diabetes duration and with insulin use, according to a study published online Jan. 8 in Diabetes Care.
Diabetes Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients recovering from surgery get infections far more often than is being reported, a new study led by De Montfort University has found.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 14, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0