Tag: "soaring" at medical news
HIV medical providers unite to advocate for patient care
...demic and bring these advances within reach of the soaring
numbers of low-income, uninsured, and underinsured people with HIV/AIDS. Merceditas Villanueva MD, project director of the Title III Program at the Waterbury Hospital ID Clinic in Waterbury, CT, said the number of patients at her clinic has more t...
Park your car and walk to store, school, work
..." she says. "In addition, given concerns about the soaring
childhood obesity rates, not having schools located within the neighborhood is a major problem."...
How to cut energy waste in China, India, Brazil said crucial to forestalling climate change
... adopt more efficient generation technologies. The soaring
power demand will necessitate tripling installed generation capacity from 101,000 to 292,000 MW over the next two decades, much of it derived from poor quality coal. Similar demand increases are forecast for all fuels, and CO2 emissions are projecte...
Procedures beat meds to help patients fight obesity, GERD
... rising dramatically. While gastric surgeries are soaring
in popularity, the safety and efficacy of the surgery for certain patient populations has been questioned. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, evaluated the long-term risks associated with gastric surgery in both adolescents (12-18) an...
Sexual health clinics will need to more than triple capacity to meet 48 hour access target
...ning and treatment, say the authors, and given the soaring
rates of sexually transmitted infections, it is important to respond rapidly. But they warn: "The current urgent need to attempt to address the capacity/demand mismatch cannot wait for training and development of additional or alternative providers i...
Side-effects cause some breast cancer patients to skip hormone treatment
...ping to around 27% and those preferring injections soaring
to around 60%. The proportion that would opt for injections also rose to nearly three-quarters when they were given a hypothetical situation where a monthly double injection would control the cancer better. Only a fifth in this case would prefer da...