Tag: "ravaged" at medical news
Michigan-CDC study supports value of social restrictions during influenza pandemics
... with the conventional wisdom that the Spanish Flu ravaged
the United States and elsewhere, with little that could be done to stop its deadly toll. Markel predicts that NPI measures will be socially painful in the next pandemic, but that the publics acceptance of NPIs is essential....
Forest fires a huge cost to health
...se study of a 2001 fire in Chisholm, Alberta, that ravaged
116,000 hectares of forest land and burned buildings in and around the town, researchers used satellite imagery and monitoring stations to assess the contributions of the fire to concentrations of particulate matter (PM) in the air. The seven-day bla...
Reconstructing a healthcare system in Iraq
...s in reconstructing a healthcare system in the war ravaged
country, according to a study by researchers at Yale School of Nursing. A total of 744 surveys were collected from nurses in the Dohuk and Erbil regions of northern Iraqi Kurdistan by field researchers working on the project with Yale. The region ha...
Stanford doctors spotlight fatal flaw in multiple sclerosis drug trial
...oms and was looking to reduce the chances of being ravaged
by the disease. Last year, she died at the age of 46 from an infection linked to the drug. This tragedy - recounted in an article in the March 4 issue of The Lancet by two Stanford University School of Medicine neurologists - serves as a telling case...
What the news and the movies leave out: Behind the scenes of disaster aid
...hat devastated the Gulf Coast and the tsunami that ravaged
southeast Asia was the stuff one expects to see in overblown movies, not on the nightly news. In a policy briefing paper, Peter Walker, PhD, director of the Feinstein International Famine Center at Tufts' Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Poli...