Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PDTMore than 2.5 million cases of healthcare-associated infections are estimated to occur in the European Union and European Economic Area (EU/EEA) each year, according to a study published by...
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTThey say the situation has become a public health and primary care emergency.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTViolence-related deaths, including homicides and suicides, are an urgent public health problem, according to Alex E. Crosby, MD, MPH, James A.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTCoupling data mining of adverse event reports and electronic health records with targeted laboratory experiments, researchers found a way to identify and confirm previously unknown drug...
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTForty per cent of people say that having to talk through their symptoms with doctors' receptionists could put them off going to their GP, according to an analysis of the Cancer Awareness Measure...
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTParental absence is known to increase the risk of alcohol and tobacco use in adulthood. A new study finds that this behavior begins earlier than thought.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 08:00:00 PDTResearchers find that using the same hospital bed as a prior patient who received antibiotics may increase the risk of Clostridium difficile infection.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe October 2016 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, features the article "Consumer Rankings and Health Care: Toward Validation and Transparency" by Bala Hota, MD...
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTA new study reveals that at least 96 national health organizations received funding from soda giants Coca-Cola and PepsiCo between 2011-2015.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PDTA study led by researchers at the IMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute) and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) has analysed the number of persistent organic pollutants (POPs)...
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTA vast amount of data has been analyzed as part of the Global Burden Of Disease 2015, providing importantl information on illness and disease worldwide.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 08:00:00 PDTContrary to a review from the World Health Organization in 2007, a new study finds no link between night shift work and increased risk of breast cancer.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTIn a joint partnership, Label GMOs Napa County and the Napa County Green Party did what the U.S.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTAlthough the average lifespan of humans has steadily increased over the last century, new research shows there may be a ceiling on maximum age.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTMany children around the world are not fulfilling their potential because of a lack of nurturing care in the early years. Experts call for more support.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTGreater adherence to the Mediterranean diet could lower the risk of new-onset cardiovascular disease, as well as the risk of death from the condition.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe effect of poverty on cognitive aging is clearer than many believed. It also appears to begin earlier in life than previously thought, too.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTIn regions where cancer survival is poorer, people on average have lower awareness of cancer symptoms, according to findings published in the British Journal of Cancer.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTMercury is a potent neurotoxin present in our daily lives and our body can accumulate it over the years. Food consumption, such as fish and rice, is the most common source of mercury exposure.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTHookworm is an intestinal parasite that is the cause of millions of infections worldwide. Learn about the symptoms and treatment of these infections here.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:00:00 PDTResearchers reveal how changes to city design and transport across the globe could reduce the burden of road accidents, CVD, and type 2 diabetes.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:00:00 PDTThe percentage of U.S. students who have ever used or are curious about using cigarettes and cigars fell between 2012-2014, new study shows.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe Sustainable Development Goals provide solid targets by which to measure global improvement. The first analysis of the data yields surprising results.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe belief that so-called obesity genes can hinder weight loss is called into question by a new study review. Genetics may not be so vital after all.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 09:00:00 PDTPlaying the popular augmented reality game Pokémon Go is a distraction for pedestrians and drivers, and may cause motor vehicle crashes, study shows.