Zinc helps in curtailing diarrhea in children
According to a new study, zinc supplements could play a role in reducing the number of childhood deaths from diarrhea around the world. Researchers who tested three different methods of zinc administration in nearly 1,650 Nepalese youngsters found zinc reduced the risk of prolonged diarrhea// defin...
Perception May Affect Drinking by College Students
... board, college students tended to be heavy drinkers, the study found.
Web-based and individual, face-to-face counseling were the most effective in curtailing
drinking, whereas mail and group feedback had little impact on students' drinking habits, according to the study, published in the June 19 issue of th...
Drug Limits Stomach Trouble in Patients Taking Low-Dose Aspirin
... Study found famotidine effective at curtailing
MONDAY, July 6 (HealthDay News) -- The drug famotidine prevents stomach and upper-intestinal ulcers in people taking low-dose aspir...
XeoHealth(R) Announces the Official US Launch of Its Flexible Real Time Adjudication Solutions at AHIP 2009
...ess use of Information Technology, became the foundation for the emergence and growth of a patient centric healthcare community in South Africa, while curtailing
Administrative and Managed care costs. We are thrilled that such proven capabilities which are ICD 10 compliant and now fully HIPAA enabled, can be d...
New Health and Travel Blog Launches to Raise Awareness of International Travel Issues and Trends
...urse of their trip. Nevertheless, people preparing for an international trip have high expectations for fun and success. Even with economic concerns curtailing
business and leisure travel, Americans are expected to spend and enormous amount of time traveling abroad in 2009:
How Much Fish to Eat While Pregnant?
... encourage pregnant women to eat fish as part of a healthy diet. The concern was that many women were interpreting the FDA guidelines as a warning and curtailing
their fish intake.
The FDA advisory, first issued in 2004, targets women who are pregnant or may become pregnant as well as nursing mothers and y...
Disruptive Hand Sanitation Product to Save Healthcare Industry Billions
...ted and demonstrated a revolutionary, ultra-fast, bare-hand sanitation capability. Germgard's technology will lower the cost of care and save lives by curtailing
infections resulting from stays in hospitals.
Hospital Acquired Infection places great burden on patients and their families, and undermines the ...
Catholics for Choice Statement on Overturning the Mexico City Policy
...where citizens enjoy the right to free speech. The gag rule has had a severe impact in the global south by gutting practical, life-saving programs and curtailing
the effectiveness of many national and international family planning policies and organizations. The policy did nothing to reduce the need for abortio...
Hospitals and Health Systems to Cut Back on Both Capital Spending and Unprofitable Services in 2009
...hat the prevailing 'gloom and doom' in the media is overshadowing the bright spots that do exist. Nonetheless, hospitals are taking proactive steps by curtailing
expenses and re-evaluating current investments in facilities and services. The implementation of these strategies will effectively assist hospitals to...
Gut instinct: Salmonella bacteria's molecular tactics to cause illness
...gh vaccine development or other therapeutic intervention. Discovering competitive analogs of ppGpp, for instance, could provide an alternate approach, curtailing
Shi is optimistic that a firmer grasp of such regulatory mechanisms of virulence as PhoP/PhoQ and SlyA will ultimately lead to lif...
New drug targets may fight tuberculosis and other bacterial infections in novel way
... factor in bacteria cultured in the lab. Our next step is to explore whether this inhibitor can stop these pathogens from multiplying in a mouse host, curtailing
infection," Dr. Quadri says.
The findings -- published online today in Chemistry and Biology and appearing in the journal's Jan. 26 print edition -...
Bone and cartilage growth to blame for heart valve disease
...es. Our findings open the door to the idea that medical therapies such as statins may be able to play a role in preventing or slowing the process and curtailing
the need for surgery."
Valvular heart disease is on the rise with the aging of the United States population, and is second only to coronary artery ...