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Heart attack treatment gap may be closing for women
... Conference on Women, Heart Disease and Stroke. A sub
analysis of a National Institute of Health funded study showed that women were just as likely as men to be discharged on recommended drugs after acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Women were prescribed aspirin, beta-blockers and statins as frequently as...
Five more African countries to benefit from Schistosomiasis Control Initiative
...e worldwide, but 85% of infections are confined to sub
Saharan Africa. The disease affects anyone who comes into contact with fresh water contaminated with human sewage and the fresh water snails that harbour the schistosomiasis parasite. This has included Prince William, who recently contracted the dis...
Mexican-American stroke study shows differences
...ll give important data on stroke incidence in this sub
group of the Hispanic population....
Elderly expectations of medical care easy to satisfy but complicated
...e important only if the other aspects of care were sub
par. Pleasant receptionists, timely appointments and a pleasant atmosphere were important, but not necessarily major influences on satisfaction. The elderly patients universally disliked voice mail systems or answering machines as alternatives to a...
Eating breakfast may keep colds & flu at bay
...d volunteers from the community took part and were sub
divided into those who reported a single illness and those who reported more than one. 'We found that those who had more than one illness were less likely to eat breakfast and consume alcohol' says Professor Smith. 'Those who developed multiple illne...