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As an automatic piano chimed a wedding march, new mother Wang Dan walked down a red carpet towards a hospital room called the "White House", minutes after giving birth in a candlelit water pool.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Pakistan is providing paramilitary and police support to polio vaccinations being resumed discreetly in the northwest after a series of attacks on medical workers, officials said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—To stop the transmission of dengue, a mosquito-borne virus that threatens some 4 billion people worldwide, it's crucial to focus on people movement, not just on the traditional mosquito control-and-prevention ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Smoking cessation even a year prior to coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery does not fully normalize the changes smoking has made to the saphenous (leg) veins used for the surgery and may lead to later graft failure, ...
Health Jan 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—With a New Year approaching and healthy lifestyle choices topping the list of personal resolutions, millions of smokers across New York State and more throughout the U.S. will attempt to quit smoking. Making ...
Addiction Jan 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Measles cases surged in Pakistan in 2012 with hundreds of children dying of the disease, an international health body said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 2
More than 3.5 million Pakistani children missed out on polio vaccination this week in a campaign overshadowed by the deaths of nine immunisation workers, a UN official said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The head of the World Health Organization warned Thursday that infectious diseases will spread more easily in the future due to globalisation, changing lifestyles and rising population densities.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Regular family meals round a table boosts kids' fruit and vegetable intake, and make it easier for them to reach the recommended five portions a day, indicates research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Co ...
Health Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In 2010, almost 50 million couples worldwide were unable to have a child after five years of trying. Infertility rates have hardly changed over the past 20 years, according to a study by international researchers published ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
There is little evidence from real world situations in low-and-middle income countries to support the effectiveness and financial value of five interventions* recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) to control ...
Health Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A four-year-old boy has died of bird flu in Indonesia, the health ministry said Tuesday, the 10th fatal case in the country this year.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers have launched groundbreaking research into the spread of potentially deadly drug-resistant malaria in the developing Southeast Asian nation of Myanmar, also known as Burma. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—A United Nations proposal to ban the vaccine preservative thimerosal—which contains a form of mercury—should not go through, says a leading group of U.S. pediatricians.
Medications Dec 17, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Employing a combination of imaging and biomarker tests improves the ability of doctors to predict Alzheimer's in patients with mild cognitive impairment, according to researchers at Duke Medicine.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |