Surgery

Increased tourniquet use has saved lives in Los Angeles County

Uncontrolled bleeding continues to be one of the most common causes of preventable death from a traumatic injury. However, patient survival from such injuries has improved in Los Angeles County due to an increased use of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Countries worldwide hit new records for virus cases, deaths

Ambulances filled with breathless patients lined up in Brazil as nations around the world set new records Thursday for COVID-19 deaths and new coronavirus infections. The disease surged even in some countries that have kept ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Using your favorite song as an alarm can help you wake up more alert

This morning after waking when the alarm went off, you may have experienced a feeling of grogginess and lack of alertness. This is a physiological phenomenon termed "sleep inertia." If you experience this, you are not alone. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Impact of COVID-19 'Safer at Home' order on radiology utilization

A Scientific E-Poster to be presented at the 2021 ARRS Virtual Annual Meeting found the COVID-19 "Safer at Home" order resulted in a significant decline in radiology ordering utilization, outpatient consultations, and emergency ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Bushfire volunteers need more support after answering the call

It's a largely overlooked aspect of mental health care that needs swift resolution—which is why volunteers are being asked by Flinders University's Professor Sharon Lawn and David Lawrence from The University of Western ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Help for borderline personality disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder, or BPD, is the most common personality disorder in Australia, affecting up to 5% of the population at some stage, and Flinders University researchers warn more needs to be done to meet this ...

Vaccination

California seizes control over struggling vaccine delivery

California is changing up the way it is delivering coronavirus vaccines, moving to a more centralized system that is expected to streamline appointment sign-up, notification, and eligibility for nearly 40 million residents ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

France imposes 6 pm nationwide virus curfew

The French government will impose a daily nationwide curfew at 6 pm starting Saturday to combat a worrying increase in COVID-19 cases, Prime Minister Jean Castex said on Thursday.

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