Pediatrics

High marks in national breastfeeding care review

University of Virginia Medical Center and UVA Children's have earned excellent scores for their support of breastfeeding in a nationwide survey of hospitals conducted by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

More caution needed to keep older adults safe from COVID-19

Survey results from 27 countries suggest that, despite their increased risk of severe illness due to COVID-19, elderly people are not more willing to isolate when asked to, and are not more compliant with several COVID-19 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Australians 'do the right thing' when following COVID-19 advice

Australians showed a high level of compliance during the peak of the COVID-19 emergency despite only one in five perceiving a high risk to their health, a survey led by UNSW Sydney experts has found. The researchers say that ...

Oncology & Cancer

Molecular testing rates in most countries less than 50 percent

Access to targeted therapies for lung cancer depends on accurate identification of patients' biomarkers through molecular testing, but survey results published today in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology suggest that many international ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVIDSafe: Why the government should share what it knows

It's 18 days since the government launched its digital contact-tracing app COVIDSafe. The latest figure we have for downloads is 5.4 million, on May 8, about 29% of smartphone users aged 14 and over.

Health

Gen Z is keen for mandatory CPR training

Life-saving CPR courses would be mandatory in Australian high schools if Generation Z were setting the curriculum, according to a new study from Edith Cowan University (ECU).

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