Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Engineers, nurses design low-cost face shield PPE for health care

In just under two weeks, researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, with engineers, nurses and other health care professionals, have developed a design informed by clinical feedback for protective plastic face ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

A need for more music therapists in psychiatric health care

Music can help those without the means to express themselves to communicate. There is a need for more music therapists in psychiatric health care, says researcher Karin Mössler at Uni Research in Bergen, Norway.

Health

Big brouhaha over obscure Medicare board

(AP) -- Remember the debunked death panels? A new Medicare board that Republicans are calling a "rationing panel" could become the next boogeyman in the nation's hyperbolic health care debate.

Medications

Does America have the cure for high drug costs?

Soaring prices for everything from cancer treatments to hepatitis C pills that cost more than $100,000 have sparked outcry in the United States in recent years, but calls for change have gone largely unheeded.

Health

Developing universal standards for health-care data

(Medical Xpress) -- The Center for Innovation in Healthcare Logistics at the University of Arkansas has released a decision-support tool to help hospitals understand and adopt universal standards for identifying materials, ...

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