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Oracle Corp. to help build world's first "Digital Hospital"

...ommunications network permitting doctors and other caregivers to access patients' medical records from anywhere, inside or outside the hospital.The hospital will come up at Birmingham, Alabama and will cost around 120 to 125 million U.S. dollars.The project will be fast tracked and hopefully completed by 2003. ...

Study reveals how stress can make you sick

...g care of spouses with dementia. The health of the caregivers was compared with that of 106 people of similar ag...n-6 sharply increased in the blood of the stressed caregivers compared with blood of the others in the test. Previous studies have associated IL-6 with several di...

Study reveals how stress can make you sick

...g care of spouses with dementia. The health of the caregivers was compared with that of 106 people of similar ag...n-6 sharply increased in the blood of the stressed caregivers compared with blood of the others in the test. //Previous studies have associated IL-6 with several ...

Depression Weighs Heaviest on the Elderly

...ople. Also, people who aren't elderly -- including caregivers and family members -- tend to miss signs of depression in older individuals, thinking it's normal to feel that way at that age....

Taking Care Of Grandkids Can Give Women more than a Headache

... not look at underlying factors, it is likely that caregivers have so many demands placed on them that they lose time and energy to follow basic preventive health behaviors such as exercising, eating right and getting adequate sleep and take care of themselves.Research statistics show that about one in seven U...

Depression in Elderly

...chers say patients who received treatment from the caregivers were more likely to resolve their suicidal thoughts. At eight months, about 70 percent of patients who received intervention were free of suicidal thoughts, compared to only about 45 percent of patients who received standard care. Researchers say pat...

Fentanyl Narcotic Pain Patch under Scrutiny

... warn that if these signs occur, patients or their caregivers should get medical attention right away....

Trust In Doctors Can Affect Taking Medications

...nts who do not have so much trust in their medical caregivers or are suffering from depressions.// Those findings, from a new study of 912 patients with diabetes, provide evidence that the quality of the doctor-patient relationship can greatly affect patients’ medication use when drug costs become a burden. Th...

Children With Sinusitis Lead A Better Life After Surgery

...mproved after surgery. This report confirms that caregivers report an improvement in quality of life in their children following surgery for rhinosinusitis. The total survey score, the overall quality of life score, and the scores for all domains showed a significant change after surgical therapy. The greates...

Terminally Ill Patients Could Be Offered A Better Life

...pport lend a sympathetic ear to family members and caregivers looking after terminally ill patients. They also provide day care facilities and medicines and try to spread some cheer among patients and caregivers. In many cases, they even help to fulfil the last wishes of a dying person. In the case of Gita, a ...

Terminally Ill deserves a better quality of Life

...pport lend a sympathetic ear to family members and caregivers looking after terminally ill patients. They also provide day care facilities and medicines and try to spread some cheer among patients and caregivers. In many cases, they even help to fulfil the last wishes of a dying person. In the case of Gita, a ...

Wounds Heal 25% Faster In Older Adults Who Exercise Regularly

...regivers. The healing rates of those who weren't caregivers was similar to the healing rates of the non-exerci...groups healed in about 40 days. Wounds among older caregivers took about 20 percent longer to completely heal. "The findings from both studies indicate that the...

Nature Cures The Best, Say WIC Clinic Clients

... kind, the researchers conducted a survey of 2,562 caregivers of children living in Kansas and Wisconsin in the ...s to combat common ailments. It was seen that, the caregivers relied on sources such as family and friends, the news media, the Internet, medical doctors and othe...

Need For Early Recognition Of Stroke In Children

...e condition, it is equally important for pediatric caregivers to diagnose the condition so that appropriate treatment can be instituted to prevent irreversible brain damage. Children with sickle cell anemia (a defect in which the normally round red blood cells become sickle shaped) are at an increased risk o...

Genes And Environmental Factors Determine Stress Response

...ion in two different group of individuals; primary caregivers for spouses or relatives with Alzheimer’s disease and those who were similar to caregivers, but had no responsibility of care giving. It was found that the levels of stress hormones, more specifically in men were to a large extent dependent on the ty...

Number of Allergic Anaphylaxis Episodes Are Far More Than Those Recorded

...n to teach families, schools, physicians and other caregivers about anaphylaxis and how to handle it....

Viewing TV During Lunch Affects Children's Food Intake

...on of energy intake in young children, parents and caregivers should be advised against providing opportunities for children to eat during TV viewing." The results of the study are detailed in, "Does Eating During Television Viewing Affect Preschool Children's Intake?," published in the April issue of the Jo...

After the hurricane it is the turmoil caused by health problems for victims

...learning disabilities. More than half the women caregivers showed evidence of clinically-diagnosed psychiatric problems, such as depression or anxiety disorders. > than one-fifth of the school-age children who were displaced were either not in school, or had missed 10 or more days of school in the past m...

Nurses Outsmart Surgeons When It Comes Safety And Team Wok

... rating safety in the OR because it asks frontline caregivers about the OR work environment,' says lead research...ps. These SAQ questions were presented to all OR caregivers in a Catholic health system comprising 60 hospitals in 16 states during July and August 2004. Result...

How To Prevent A Stroke

...o may be disabled, but the entire family and other caregivers as well," he said, noting that its devastating toll prompted aggressive efforts to educate physicians, other medical personnel and their patients. Contact: Bridgette McNeill bridgette.mcneill@heart.org 214-706-1396 American Heart Association So...

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