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Women are less likely than men to receive care in a trauma center after severe injury, according to a new study of almost 100,000 Canadian patients.
Health May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The suicide rate among middle-aged Americans climbed a startling 28 percent in a decade, a period that included the recession and the mortgage crisis, the government reported Thursday.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have for the first time determined how often emergency medical helicopters need to help save the lives of seriously injured people to be considered cost-effective ...
Health Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The production of a certain kind of brain cell that had been considered an impediment to healing may actually be needed to staunch bleeding and promote repair after a stroke or head trauma, researchers at ...
Medical research Apr 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
While gun control issues usually surface after major incidents like the fatal shooting of 20 elementary school students in Newtown, CT, a new study shows that children are routinely killed or injured by firearms.
Health Apr 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Neurosurgeons from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Medical Center recount their experiences in treating patients with head and spine injuries during the epic April 2011 tornado disaster. The authors focus on ...
Surgery Apr 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A partnership involving the public and private sector successfully addressed the mental health needs of people in the post-conflict regions of northern Uganda and could be used as a model in other post-conflict settings, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that the use of Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filters for the prevention and treatment of venous thrombotic events (VTE) may result in poor outcomes due to ...
Cardiology Mar 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Lower-income patients want to communicate electronically with their doctors, but the revolution in health care technology often is not accessible to them, due to inadequate health information services within the health care ...
Health Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Parents are more accepting of their teenage daughters using birth control pills than any other form of contraception, including condoms, according to a recent study from UC San Francisco (UCSF).
Health Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A simple, inexpensive blood test performed on trauma patients upon admission can help doctors easily identify patients at greatest risk of death, according to a new study by researchers at Intermountain Medical Center in ...
Health Jan 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Across much of the United States, the winter months are a fun time filled with falling flakes and holiday cheer. But high season for snow and ice can also entail broken bones.
Health Jan 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Even the best medicines in the world can be rendered ineffective if they are not taken as prescribed. The problem known as medication "non-adherence" is a major health issue in the United ...
Health Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Hospital MRIs may be better at predicting long-term outcomes for people with mild traumatic brain injuries than CT scans, the standard technique for evaluating such injuries in the emergency room, according to a clinical ...
Neuroscience Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Following the tragic shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut, UCSF child-trauma expert Patricia Van Horn, JD, PhD, says parents should be honest with their children about what happened.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0