Despite vaccine, public should not get complacent about pneumococcal disease
Although the childhood pneumococcal conjugate vaccine has been a boon in reducing the incidence invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD), the public and the medical community must not get complacent, as non-vaccine strains, some resistant to antibiotics, are on the rise, say scientists at a meeting tod...
Britains Complacent Attitude To Uptake Of New Cancer Drugs Revealed
Swedish scientists have come out with the report that with UK leading the group, cancer patients face "stark inequalities" in access to treatment including the use of new drugs.
The study termed uptake of new cancer drugs as "low and slow" in the UK, as well as in New Zealand, Poland, Czech ...
Many Young Adults Uninformed About Vaccines
... sick and require hospitalization and medical care," Schaffner added. "Some may pass these illnesses on to others. The survey revealed that adults are complacent
about vaccine-preventable diseases."
While many adults are keeping up with some of their vaccinations, vaccination rates are still below national t...
Multiple Advantages to Boost Deployment of Wireless and Handheld Devices in Healthcare, States Frost & Sullivan
...althcare delivery through wireless technology," notes Frost & Sullivan Research Analyst Jayapradha T. E. "The healthcare industry can no longer be complacent
towards wireless technology due to the escalating costs and regulations; wireless technology is increasingly being employed in hospitals along with wi...
Discover the Deadly Toxic Twins: Hydrogen Cyanide and Carbon Monoxide
...007 and 2008. The program series is designed to significantly impact the statistics of career and volunteer fire deaths and burn injuries by changing complacent
behaviors, raising awareness on the limitations of fire protection gear, and teaching basic situational awareness.
"The Cyanide program is an ...
Tight Blood Sugar Control May Raise Risks in the ICU
...gists (AACE) warned against "letting this study swing the pendulum of glucose control too far in the other direction, where providers in hospitals are complacent
about uncontrolled hyperglycemia."
The study is published March 24 in the online edition of the New England Journal of Medicine to coincide with ...
NTSA's SimTV.org Broadcasts Video from Modeling & Simulation Event on Capitol Hill
...d can do what America is doing right now," said Mike Robinson from Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center (VMASC). "But if we are complacent
and we don't invest in modeling and simulation education, we don't encourage our students to do that, then international students are going to take ou...
Powerful Antacid Drugs Raise Fracture Risk
...prescribing proton pump inhibitors, which have surged in popularity, experts said.
"Almost all of us gastroenterologists and internists have become complacent
about the use of these medications," said Dr. Felice Schnoll-Sussman, director of research at the Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health, Weil...
What's the rush? Taking time to acknowledge loss is not that bad
...ality development over time.
Additionally, the study Whatever Happened to What Might Have Been" found that those who might consider themselves complacent
or happy but simple tend to diminish regret by focusing on goals that are still available. One participant said, All of these goals are still attainab...
Consumers Union Opposes Over-the-Counter Cholesterol Drug
...e. In some cases, such patients don't even have
The letter also cites a recent study suggesting that some doctors may
have grown complacent
about the adverse effects of statins. A study
published in the August 2007 journal of Drug Safety found that 47 percent
of doctors dismissed patients'...
Iraq's marshes show progress toward recovery
...id restoration of most wetland functions seem to indicate that the recovery of ecosystem function is well under way.
Richardson and Hussain are not complacent
about the marshes' future, however. The researchers point out that water inflow is unlikely to be sufficient to maintain the encouraging trends in com...
Climate change: The rice genome to the rescue
...ange is going to have a major impact on our ability to grow rice," Robert S. Zeigler, IRRI director general, said. "We can't afford to sit back and be complacent
about this because rice production feeds almost half the world's population while providing vital employment to millions as well, with most of them be...