New guidelines to make swallowing safer for people in Australian nursing homes
The ability to eat and drink are things most Australians take for granted. That's why Speech Pathology Australia is an active participant in an international initiative that is...
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Hospitals to Become an 'Industry' Under Ayushman Bharat
The present Narendra Modi government has announced plans to make hospitals into an 'industry' under the Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme. Private players were offered...
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Omaha Hospital Sued After Pediatric Surgeons Resign
Two surgeons say they were pushed to resign after they told Children's Hospital a colleague was incompetent. The hospital says it strongly disagrees with the allegations.
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Viewers left 'sobbing' by the heart-breaking stories of brain unit patients on Hospital
Last night's episode of Hospital, shown on BBC Two, followed 'inspiring' staff and patients at The Walton Centre, a specialist unit in Liverpool for people with brain and spine...
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Comparison of Initial Pediatric Outpatient Echocardiogram Indications between Community and Academic Practice
To compare the appropriateness and diagnostic yield of initial outpatient transthoracic echocardiography between a community pediatric cardiology practice and an academic...
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Scientists pinpoint a set of molecules that wire the body weight center of the brain
Leading a unique, collaborative research study with scientists across the globe, investigators at the University of Cambridge and Children's Hospital Los Angeles have...
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UV disinfection technology eliminates up to 97.7% of pathogens in operating rooms
Using ultraviolet disinfection technology to reduce the risk of hospital-acquired infections eliminated up to 97.7 percent of pathogens in operating rooms , according to a...
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We Asked a Doctor How Long a Cold Is Contagious, and You Guys, It's Alarming
Colds are the worst, in part because they're just so ridiculously contagious. "The 'common cold' is caused by a variety of respiratory viruses, the most common of which is the...
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How Getting a Flu Shot Could Save Your Life
The flu can alter your immunity and make you more prone to other infections,. Getting a flu shot is relatively cheap and can reduce hospitalizations, acute heart illnesses and...
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Mortality 6 times higher in CP-CRE carriers subsequently infected with a different genotype
Researchers found that patients colonized with carbapenem-producing carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or CP-CRE, who are subsequently infected with a different CP-CRE...
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Frail older people are at greater risk of getting dementia, even when their...
Experts from Dalhousie University in Canada now believe frailty could reduce people's tolerance to brain changes, so that they are more likely to become forgetful.
Smoking Accelerates Aging
Smokers demonstrated a higher aging ratio, and both male and female smokers were predicted to be twice as old as their chronological age as compared to nonsmokers, revealed...
World Trade Center Responders at Higher Risk for Head, Neck Cancers
World Trade Center responders are more likely to have human papillomavirus -related head and neck cancers, reveals a new study.
Existing Concussion Tests for Ice Hockey Players Miss Vital Brain Function...
Novel tool measures the brain's vital signs using complex brainwave data as a new study finds that existing concussion tests often have persistent, undetected deficits in...
Blister Fluid Can Help Diagnose Burn Depth and Severity Much Faster
Blister fluid can identify burn depth and severity more accurately, reveals a new study.
Non-profit consumer group calls for action; cites increase in food recalls
Likening a trip to the grocery store to shooting craps, a consumer watchdog group is reporting that data from the U.S. government shows food recalls are on an upward trend...
Money Worries Linked to Heart Disease Risk Among African-Americans
Financial stress may contribute to heart disease risk in African-Americans, finds a new study.
Less Than Half of US Youth Discuss Sensitive Topics With Their Doctors, Says...
Modifying healthcare delivery practices may improve discussions between youth and their healthcare providers, stated new research.
Drinking Soft Drinks While Exercising in Hot Weather May Up Kidney Disease
Drinking soft drinks while exercising in hot weather can put you at a higher kidney disease risk, reveals a new study.
A Novel Stem Cell Approach to Treat Diabetes
Stem cell-derived beta cells have been developed by a researcher that produces correct amount of insulin more responsive to the fluctuating glucose in the cells.