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Patient-centered approach can backfire

...re you receive and, ultimately, whether or not you stay healthy." ...

Where's the beef? Not enough of it is on elders' plates, muscle-metabolism study suggests

...at Galveston have good news for people who want to stay strong in their old age: older bodies are just as good as young ones at turning protein-rich food into muscle. A new study published today suggests that a diet containing a moderate amount of protein-rich food such as beef, fish, pork, chicken, dai...

Postpartum hospital discharges -- when is the 'right time?'

... perceived that either the mother or infant should stay longer. Federal legislation The Newborns and Mo...ty coverage to pay for at least a 48-hour hospital stay following childbirth, or a 96-hour stay in the case of a cesarean section. While Bernstein says he u...

Scientists train nano-'building blocks' to take on new shapes, as reported in Science

...he molecules into long, floppy cylinders, they may stay in the body for weeks, Pochan noted. Changing the shape of the micelle could carry a drug in the human body for a long period of time, according to Pochan, potentially providing the sustained delivery of chemotherapy from a single injection. Movi...

AASM to school-bound: Sleep is the right ingredient for academic success

...end to the long daylight hours that allows them to stay out later, as well as the long lazy mornings of sl...development and comprehension. Teenagers who stay up late on school nights and make up for it by sleeping late on weekends are more likely to perform ...

HealthGrades study: Bariatric surgery patients have fewer complications at high-volume hospitals

...er complications and a 26 percent shorter hospital stay if they went to a five-star rated hospital compare...ceration complications. The average length of stay was 26 percent shorter in five-star hospitals as compared to one-star rated hospitals. Among th...

Trials underway for 'essential' new TB vaccine

...ials. The TB bacterium has for too long managed to stay a step ahead of human efforts as shown by the appearance, especially in HIV positive populations in Southern Africa, of a strain of tuberculosis resistant to virtually all known drugs against TB. To have a new tool for preventing TB would be a great ...

Low hospital staff levels increase infection rates

...critically ill hospital patients. It can cause a stay of about an average of 10 extra days in hospital at a cost of US$10,000 to $40,000....

Program announced to improve care in developing areas for patients with blood disorders

... to 12 weeks at a host institution. The minimum stay for hematologists who volunteer for the program is two weeks. HVO training programs focus on local diseases and health conditions, and the procedures and skills taught are relevant, realistic, and sustainable, with the goal that the indigenous popula...

Dead on target

...le for binding to cells, whereas the dye molecules stay far removed from the metal nanoparticles and thus retain their bright fluorescence. Many cancer cells, including those implicated in cancers of the ovary, kidney, uterus, testis, brain, colon, and lungs, tend to overexpress folic acid receptors. Owi...

New survey uncovers how insomnia affects job performance and safety

.... Falling asleep unintentionally or fighting to stay awake at work was reported more frequently in nurses experiencing difficulty falling sleep (33.80%, p Additional Findings Negative effects of insomnia on workplace productivity were reported significantly more by nurses experiencing difficulty fal...

Late weekend sleep among teens may lead to poor academic performance

WESTCHESTER, Ill. Teenagers who stay up late on school nights and make up for it by sle...ting this weekend sleep pattern. "When teenagers stay up late and sleep in over the weekend, this behavior resets their daily clock to a later time," said...

New study reports hotel guests at risk from carbon monoxide poisoning

...valWhile the risk of CO poisoning from a one-night stay to an individual guest is small, the accumulated lifetime risk to individuals who travel frequently would be higher. This risk could approach zero with effective CO prevention measures. The authors contacted 43 sites where CO poisonings had occurr...

Pancreatic surgery riskier for obese patients

...he operating table, blood loss, length of hospital stay and rate of serious complications compared to normal weight individuals, said Adam Berger, M.D., assistant professor of surgery at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University A rise in a patients Body Mass Index (BMI) is one of the mos...

GSK's Pazopanib shows positive results in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma

...at defines when cancer patients improve (respond), stay the same (stable), or worsen (progress) during treatments. Almost half of the enrolled patients remain in the study. These results with pazopanib are very encouraging, said lead investigator Dr. Thomas Hutson, Baylor Sammons/Texas Oncology PA, D...

GSK's Pazopanib shows positive results in patients with advanced RCC and ovarian cancer

...at defines when cancer patients improve (respond), stay the same (stable), or worsen (progress) during treatments. Almost half of the enrolled patients remain in the study. These results with pazopanib are very encouraging, said lead investigator Dr. Thomas Hutson, Baylor Sammons/Texas Oncology PA, D...

TB test offers patients quicker and easier diagnosis

...ncomfortable for the patient and required a longer stay in hospital. The patient breathing nebulised hypertonic saline feels little or no unpleasant sensation, and it is a very cheap test". According to the Health Protection Agency, the incidence of TB in the UK is increasing, with around 8,000 new case...

Veterans exposed to Agent Orange have higher rates of prostate cancer recurrence

...heir lives. Without cancer recurrence, they should stay at zero....

MTAS will cause irreparable harm to 10,000 junior doctors

...sastrous. Our evidence should steel consultants to stay out of interview chambers, and our paladins to earn their spurs by cutting their strings to the Department of Health. It concludes: "On behalf of our profession and our patients, we ask you to heed the majority and say, 'Enough!'...

Will the healthcare workers go to work during disasters?

...c with neighbors dying, they may feel compelled to stay home with their families. Workers must believe the...nformation is likely to cause many more workers to stay home. "If fear and uncertainty are allowed to take over, many more workers will stay away, and pande...

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