Tag: "unskilled" at medical news
A 'mind-reading' mum - rich or poor - is key to baby's progress
... no education beyond 16, and were unemployed or in unskilled
or semi-skilled jobs. But the study found that it was judging how well a mother understood how her baby ticked, not assessing her social and financial status, which gave the best steer as to the child's development. Dr Meins said: "In recent years, l...
New strategy could prevent leading cause of maternal death in Africa
...d to increase the safety of deliveries attended by unskilled
birth attendants, say the authors. "Our trial suggests that misoprostol would play an important part in such a strategy to reduce complications of delivery and maternal mortality," they conclude....
How to build a better brain
...an author on the paper, said that as more and more unskilled
jobs move overseas, the United States needs a well-educated work force to stay economically strong. Getting that work force means making sure more kids are able to benefit from their education; that means making sure their brains are well-prepared to...
Double the death rate from cirrhosis for 'blue collar' men
...between 1991 and 1993, liver cirrhosis rates among unskilled
workers were about four times those experienced by professionals. "The very low tax on wine means cask wine is often the beverage of choice for the poorest and most marginalised people." The study's findings dovetail with another paper recently...