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Heart and dental care

...am patients into two group. One had an antibiotics reminder printed on the reports; the other did not. Surveyed later, the patients in the first group were more likely to report compliance with the guidelines....

New way to control hospital infection

...Dr. Saint concluded that simple ways like having a reminder system, which after two days will remind the physician that the patient has a urinary catheter and that default is removal than continuation, and using antiseptic-coated catheters, though more expensive, will save hospitals $100,000 a year in shorter...

Education And Income Level May Not Guarantee Health

...ggest the authors. These results are an important reminder that socioeconomic inequalities are dynamic and vary over time and between countries, they conclude. In an accompanying commentary, researchers question whether consumption of Western style "junk" food is creating the pattern of high insulin resist...

Patients Are Given Catheter Longer Than Necessary

...y and Patient Safety. The study says that a simple reminder note put by the nursing staff for the doctors migh...ts have catheters and how long they have them. The reminder system installed by the researchers helps doctors do the right thing, reports the research. The co...

Humans Found To Have The Ability To Block Unwanted Memories

...g about it. If you consistently expose people to a reminder of a memory that they don’t want to think about, and they try not to think about it, they actually don’t remember it as well as memories where they were not presented with any reminders at all. Thus researchers say their findings could be used as a...

GlaxoSmithKline to Supply United States with 8 Million flu vaccine, Fluarix

...said: "The shortage of flu vaccine last year was a reminder of the importance of vaccines in health care." Vaccine supplies to the US were severely disrupted last year, when British inspectors shut down Chiron's factory in Speke, near Liverpool, because of contamination. Chiron was to produce 50 million shot...

H5N1 Virus Claims Two More Lives In China

...of bird flu is out of control in China, but it's a reminder that it is a very serious disease. According to WHO figures, there have been 80 deaths worldwide from the H5N1 strain of bird flu....

Hormonal Changes Causes Older Women To Have Twins

...vulation can occur. "These findings are a timely reminder to women not to delay their pregnancies if it can be avoided," Roy Homburg, who led the team, said. --Edited IANS...

No Kidding, Children Obese Because of Overeating

...ing trend of childhood obesity, which is perhaps a reminder to the government to do something about the type of food advertisments targeting children. Nearly 5,407 students from 90 public schools in NSW partcipated in the study initiated by the state government which questions the prevailing myth that sedent...

External Catheters Linked with decreased UTI Risk in Men

...atheters in certain high-risk patients, and that a reminder system for doctors and nurses could reduce the time patients spend with a catheter. ‘Sometimes we physicians just order a urinary catheter as a knee-jerk response, instead of thinking through whether the patient needs it,’ he says. ‘We should only ...

Sexually Transmitted Infections Boom In UK

...sexual health clinics. "Today's figures serve as a reminder for people to take responsibility for their own sexual health and that of their partners and to use a condom with new and casual partners." Chlamydia was the most common STI with 109,832 new cases in 2005 Jan Barlow, chief executive of Brook, the se...

A Hand-held Instrument to Scan Patients for Surgery Leftovers Before Close of Surgery

..., etc tucked away within patients' bodies, a stark reminder of medical// negligence, resulting in post-surgery complications and even death of unfortunate patients. Statistics say that nearly one in ten thousand cases are unwitting recipients of such medical mistakes. Scientists have come up with an innova...

Women More Persistent with Monthly Osteoporosis Treatment

...basic information about osteoporosis and a monthly reminder call from a trained nurse one to three days before the dose was due. The nurses also used the opportunity to confirm dosing instructions, provide further information about osteoporosis and stress the importance of adhering to the treatment regime....

Irish Households Exposed To Lethal Radiation

...identification of this house in Kerry is a further reminder that many people are living with very dangerous levels of radiation in their homes, Dr McGarry said. It is unnecessary for members of the public to put themselves at risk from radon. Homeowners need to take this matter seriously and measure radon l...

Is Soy Sauce Getting into a Thick Soup?

A reminder to the public about an earlier warning by the UK Food Standards Agency about certain batches of Marca Pina Soy Sauce, found to contain unhealthy levels of a toxic// substance called 3-monochloropropan-1,2-diol (3-MCPD). The levels of this chemical ...

Patient’s Individual Cardiologist Best Judge For Deciding Appropriate Treatment In Chronic Coronary Artery Diseas

...her heart attack or death rates. "Our data are a reminder that physician judgment remains an important predictor of outcomes," said Alexandre C. Pereira, MD, a cardiologist at the University of Sao Paulo Heart Institute and one of the study's co-authors. "We should always remember that the therapeutic dec...

Few Medicaid Kids with Asthma Get Recommended Flu Shot

...Such interventions could include physician-focused reminder systems that prompt health care professionals to recommend influenza vaccination at a medical visit, he says. “Reminder systems are among the most effective mechanisms to improve vaccination rates and can be built into immunization registries,” say...

Pre-Clinical Study Suggests How Steroid Can Reverse Post-Traumatic Stress

...y diminishes, but can be re-established by a small reminder of the original event. “Our studies show that glucocorticoids work specifically to enhance the extinction of fear memory, as opposed to other mechanisms affecting recall, such as eliminating the memory entirely,” said Dr. Greene. “This provides a p...

No Kidding, All Gizmos and No Play Makes Jack A Super-Dull Boy!

...rics has enabled a detailed report that is a stark reminder to parents, to just let the child be! The report reiterates that kids need freedom to play in gay abandon that does not follow any specific pattern or structure. According to experts, it is the parents who need to be blamed for couch potato kids. I...

Make No Bones about Osteoporosis

... The theme, this year, ‘Bone Appetit’, is a silent reminder that healthy diet and nutrition along with a healthy lifestyle is the only way to bone health. Osteoporosis is thought to be the lot of the elderly, simply because it is well known that people lose bone mass as they catch up with age. Indeed, bone ...

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