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US Baby Dies of Salmonella from Pet Turtle

...ctions in children can be severe and can result in hospitalization and occasionally in death," it said. Salmonella can be transmitted to humans by direct or indirect contact with a turtle or its feces, the CDC said. The CDC said that turtle-linked infections continue to occur because the sales ban is not "fully ...

Star Health Grants Boon To India's HIV-Affected

...alled `Red Carpet' for senior citizens. It offers hospitalization benefits only , for people above 60 years and up to 69 years, at entry level and assured renewals thereafter. The premium would be fixed (Rs.5, 000 to Rs. 10,000) for a cover of Rs. 1 lakh to Rs. 2 lakh. There would be no pre-acceptance screening. Th...

Patients Taking Inhaled Steroids may Develop Pneumonia

...e universitys department of medicine, analyzed the hospitalization and drug prescription information from 1988 to 200...given that pneumonia is the third leading cause of hospitalization in the United States and that inhaled corticosteroid use among patients with COPD increased from 13....

Health Insurance- Play It Safe And Reap The Benefits

...talization. It takes care of costs incurred during hospitalization and protects the policyholder from pre as well as post-hospitalization expenses. An added benefit is that if a policyholder has kept the policy for long, it may serve him even better. For instance, a fresh policy does not cover any pre-existing ill...

Diabetes may Lead to More Complications

...tilator support and have more complications during hospitalization for trauma than non-diabetics. Approximately 17 million Americans have diabetes, with one-third remaining undiagnosed, according to background information in the article. These patients develop complications more frequently and do worse after an a...

Hip and Knee Replacements Becoming More Patient-friendly

...ve care model with low complication rates and less hospitalization time. The primary focus of this centre is to offer to patients new generation joints through minimal access surgery - a technique that offers numerous patient benefits. The centre has dedicated pain-relief therapists who work with all joint-replaceme...

Rural Work Ethic Curbs Elderly Heart Care

...ent. Heart failure is the most common reason for hospitalization of seniors in Canada. In addition rural patients are more likely to be hospitalized than their urban counterparts, and due to differences in prescribing, are less likely to get the drugs they need at the right dosages, Clark said. Preliminary resul...

University of Zurich Announces Worldwide Clinical Trial of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

...ce the combined endpoint of all-cause mortality or hospitalization for cardiovascular events. Heart Failure and Ventricular Dyssynchrony Implications and Therapy Approaches. Heart failure (HF), with its high morbidity and mortality, remains a major unresolved public health problem worldwide. HF affects nearly ...

C- Section Does Not Affect an Infants Health

...elivered by C-section did not have higher rates of hospitalization or outpatient visits during their first 18 months of life. "The findings should reassure parents whose children were delivered by caesarean in that we could not find any substantial adverse impact in terms of health services use," Dr. Gabriel M. Leu...

Good News for Sufferers of Heart Attack, Chest Pain

...nd to contact patients at home after their initial hospitalization to get follow-up information. GRACE now includes 236 hospitals in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Meanwhile, Eagle says, patients should ask their doctors and nurses questions about what drugs they should be r...

Day Care Centres Possibly Give Rise to More Infection, an Australian Study

...infectious diseases were the most common cause for hospitalization of children under two. Researchers at the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research found that half of all Aboriginal and one in five non-Aboriginal babies and toddlers had been admitted at least once because of infection. The most common we...

Web-based Asthma Program Improves Disease Management for Black Students

...issed, fewer days of restricted activity, and less hospitalization for asthma during a 12-month follow-up period, as compared to non-participating asthmatic students. Christine L. M. Joseph, M.P.H, Ph.D., Senior Staff Epidemiologist for the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, and 10 associates studied 314 mostly ...

Number of Children Hospitalized With Type 2 Diabetes on the Rise: Research

...such data reported on national rates and trends in hospitalization of children with this disease, says senior researc...of US children from 1997, 2000 and 2003, trends in hospitalization rates, length of stay and costs were compared for children with Type 2 diabetes (caused by obesity) ...

Worlds Heaviest Man Loses Weight Thanks to Monitored Dieting

... in the coming days to work out the details of the hospitalization and to prepare the operating theater and the appropriate surgical tools." Manuel has not been able to leave his bed for the last five years. He desperately wants to. "The sky is beautiful and blue and what I want is to enjoy the sun," he told repor...

Survey Shows Asthma Not Controlled in Severe Asthma Patients

...reporting two or more emergency department visits, hospitalization or three or more missed days of work/school because of asthma in the past year was more than three times greater in patients with uncontrolled asthma than in patients with controlled asthma. There were several factors associated with uncontrolled a...

Day Care Centres Possibly Give Rise to More Infection, an Australian Study

...infectious diseases were the most common cause for hospitalization of children under two. Researchers at the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research found that half of all Aboriginal and one in five non-Aboriginal babies and toddlers had been admitted at least once because of infection. The most common we...

Good News for Sufferers of Heart Attack, Chest Pain

...nd to contact patients at home after their initial hospitalization to get follow-up information. GRACE now includes 236 hospitals in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Meanwhile, Eagle says, patients should ask their doctors and nurses questions about what drugs they should be r...

Ladder-related Injuries on the Rise in U.S

...percent. Nearly 10 percent of injuries resulted in hospitalization or transfer to another hospital, approximately twice the admission rate of consumer product-related injuries overall. Of the cases for which location of injury was recorded, nearly all (97 percent) occurred in non-occupational settings, such as homes...

Asthma can Be Checked, Experts are Confident

...ation of oxygen and intravenous medication. But hospitalization and such other emergency situations can be prevented by the sustained use of inhaled medicines. The quick-relief medications are taken to achieve prompt reversal of an acute asthma "attack" by relaxing bronchial smooth muscle. The World Health ...

Shortage of Veterinarians Worry Public Health Experts in US

...t's the diagnostics -- the testing you can do, the hospitalization that we end up doing with the patients, and the treatment advances they keep coming up with. It's very interesting," a small vet points out. The work is indoors and the hours are consistent. The pay is better too. Food animal vets acknowledge many ...

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