Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Geographic disparities seen in distribution of dermatologists

(HealthDay)—There are substantial disparities in the geographic distribution of dermatologists that are worsening with time, according to a study published online Sept. 5 in JAMA Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Access to specialized kidney care varies by geographic area and race

Patients' access to specialized care before kidney failure develops varies significantly across the United States and among different racial groups, according to studies that will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2014 November ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Peru: Liver cancer like no other

Liver cancer is the sixth most common cancer worldwide and the third most deadly. It mainly affects men over the age of 40, most often with cirrhosis or hepatitis B or C. But in Peru, it also uncharacteristically affects ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

H7N9 bird flu spreads to central China's Hunan

China's deadly outbreak of H7N9 bird flu has spread to the central province of Hunan, local health authorities said Saturday, the third announcement in three days of a case in a new location.

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