Tag: "improve" at medical news
China Unveils Green Plan to Revert Farmland to Forest
...ernment is working hard to develop the economy and improve
our sustainable environmental practices," New Scientist quoted Jiansheng as saying....
Art in Hospitals to Enhance Patient Care
...ys in healthcare settings as decorative pieces to improve
the environment, and as therapy, especially for people with mental health problems. But the arts are also playing an increasing role in peoples general wellbeing and day-to-day health. Mr. Tyndall said, When you think about wellbeing, take the noti...
Good News for Sufferers of Heart Attack, Chest Pain
...y angioplasty," Eagle adds. "That's why efforts to improve
hospitals' systems for providing this kind of care...elling, M.D., is leading a Michigan-wide effort to improve
heart failure care. And U-M is heavily involved in the national D2B Alliance, which seeks to acceler...
Anti-inflammatory Drug Fails to Improve COPD Symptoms
A promising anti-inflammatory drug failed to improve
symptoms of moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease , or COPD, in a large, multi-center trial. The results of the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of infliximab were published in the first issue of the May Americ...
Junior Doctors Facing More Misery Because of Contract Deadlock: BMA
...laying the contract so that the money earmarked to improve
prospects for SAS doctors disappears into the black hole of NHS finances. The problems with training reforms, combined with the mishandling of the new SAS contract, will create a rapidly expanding group of demoralised doctors who are deeply pessimi...
New Research Promises To Take The Pain Off Breast Feeding
...at position and we welcome any research that might improve
the chances of success. "Maybe women just have to experiment and find a position that suits them best, he was quoted....
UN Agencys Checklist on Health Care Error
...pected quarters. The WHOs 9 solution is meant to improve
patient safety around the world and lessen the number of health care related accidents that affect millions. Patient safety is a primary concern in both developed and developing countries. The nine key points listed by the World Health Organization...
American Cancer Society Launches Major New Study
...s provide answers that we know will save lives and improve
the outlook for future generations....
A Fit of Laughter Silenced by an Unusual Surgery
...cause mental retardation. This condition does not improve
with medication. Dr Schneider, co-chief of the hospital's pediatric neurosurgery unit, after examining the child, took a decision of operating upon the child. He did this by dividing the lobes of the little girls brain. Using a navigation system he...
One Third of US Troops Suffer from Mental Health Problems
...ntagon in recent weeks have acknowledged a need to improve
mental health treatment. Jan Kemp, a VA associate director for education who works on mental health, has estimated there are up to 1,000 suicides a year among veterans within the VA system, and as many as 5,000 a year among all living veterans. Sen...
Vitamin Extends Life in Yeast, Dartmouth Medical School Researchers Find
...ways that allow yeast to raise NAD levels with NR, improve
their control of gene expression and live longer i...normally represses. We showed that that we could improve
Sir2-dependent gene silencing with NR and increase the longevity of yeast grown in high glucose cond...
Gel-based Handrub Improves Hospital Hygiene
... workers easy access to alcohol-based handrubs can improve
hygiene in hospitals, a study published today in t...e hand hygiene more acceptable and was reported to improve
the skin condition of workers hands. The workers were first given access to a liquid-based handrub...
Johns Hopkins Medicine Honors U.A.E. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan
...lty are also involved in a collaborative effort to improve
the medical education program there. And faculty...the Johns Hopkins Health System. Its mission is to improve
the health of the community and the world by setting the standard of excellence in medical education...
WHO Launches Effort to Stop Spread of HIV, Other Infections from Hospitals
...ced nine recommendations for medical facilities to improve
their practices in an effort to curb medical errors that contribute to the spread of infections, including HIV, Reuters reports. According to WHO, medical errors affect one in 10 patients worldwide and more than 1.4 million people at any given time ...
Preserving Kidneys on a Pump May Promote More Organ Sharing
...ing organs in a cooler may lower hospital costs, improve
initial organ function, and promote greater use and more sharing of organs, according to new research by Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. By placing kidneys on a portable pump, preservation times can be safely extended to permit more ...
Eyeing a Good Memory - Not an Exercise in Futility!
...the other for 30 seconds every morning. This could improve
memory by 10 per cent, a study suggests. This is no exercise in futility, because eye movements is thought to enable better co-ordination between the hemispheres of the brain. This was evident in students who took part in the study and who were abl...
Health Budget Must Focus On Access To Medical Services, Fitness And Nutrition
...ldhood obesity must be matched by strong action to improve
nutrition in the Australian population. The AMA...n significant, with programs and funding needed to improve
access to medical services for older Australians and country people, and the AMA is also asking for ...
Despite Being Effective Electroconvulsive Therapy is Underused for Severe Depression
...Taylor. For patients with depression that does not improve
with other drugs or treatments, ECT produces a response rate of up to 55 percent. Recent studies have reported even higher response rates80 to 90 percentwhen ECT is used as initial treatment for severe depression. The procedure is very safe, with r...
New Therapies may Help to Avoid Transplant in Some Heart Failure Patients
Implanted pumps improve
heart function for some end-stage heart patients t...stic that other strategies may allow us to further improve
cardiac function." Two novel strategies will soon be tested in clinical trials for LVAD patients ...
A Serious Look at Mental Health Issues in Children
...da for lawmakers is to evolve an act that seeks to improve
and widen the scope of Behavioral Health Services for Children in the Commonwealth. The bill envisages making certain alterations in schools, preschool programs, and insurance coverage. The key motive of the bill is to uplift troubled children from w...
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