Master Doctor Search: Personal Improvement
The effect of the “Follow in my Green Food Steps” programme on cooking behaviours for improved iron intake: a quasi-experimental randomized community study
Nutritional iron deficiency is one of the leading factors for disease, disability and death. A quasi-experimental randomized community study in South-West Nigeria explored...
51 minutes ago - International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity - 2 articles
Improving Time to Antibiotics for Pediatric Oncology Patients With Fever and Suspected Neutropenia by Applying Lean Principles
Background Fever in the setting of neutropenia is a potentially life-threatening complication of cancer treatment. A time of less than 60 minutes from presentation to...
2 hours ago - Pediatric Emergency Care
Learning From Investigation After Death
Objectives: The acceptability of traditional postmortem examination to bereaved families, coupled with a misguided professional view about their limited utility, has led to...
3 hours ago - Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Caring for Parents After the Death of a Child
Objectives: To describe the health outcomes of bereaved parents and identify practical strategies for critical care providers as they support and provide anticipatory guidance...
3 hours ago - Pediatric Critical Care Medicine - 2 articles
Death and Dying in the ICU: Personal Reflection of 30 Years' Experience
Objective: To describe individual perspective over ~30 years in a mixed Cardiac and General ICU, which includes the State Trauma Center, National Cardiac Transplant and Complex...
3 hours ago - Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Psychologist to assess how the brain maintains precise short-term and long-term memories
A person's general intelligence and ability to understand language are reliant on the brain's ability to maintain precise information acquired over a short period of time.
3 hours ago - News Medical
AGA urges policymakers and stakeholders to improve affordability of drugs
Increasing out-of-pocket expenses can limit access for patients, putting them at risk. Improving affordability requires a multi-faceted approach from across the health care...
3 hours ago - News Medical - 4 articles
Statins may improve conditions of people with rare lung disease
In the first study of its kind, researchers have found that cholesterol-lowering statins may improve the conditions of people with a rare lung disease called autoimmune...
3 hours ago - News Medical - 2 articles
‘Gold standard' of defense against animal disease sought in Farm Bill
Food safety is for naught if animal diseases are not kept at bay. The federal Animal Disease Preparedness and Response Program is funded through the so-called Farm Bill. And...
4 hours ago - Food Safety
Five Ways to Pack Nutritious Food While Travelling
Here are some delicious snacks for those who travel often for work or personal reasons. Make sure to get the best of both worlds and eat local, but with a twist.
5 hours ago - Medindia Health
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Coal Miners at High Risk of Developing Deadly Lung Fibrosis
Coal miners are at an increased risk of developing progressive massive fibrosis. Coal mine operators and coal miners need to be educated about the harmful effects of coal mine...
How to Identify Risk of Gestational Diabetes During Pregnancy?
A blood test done early in the first trimester of pregnancy can help women make lifestyle changes even before gestational diabetes can develop.
Man told he'd never walk or talk because of rare disease stuns doctors with...
Macauley Collinson, from Lancaster, suffers with the rare Moebius Syndrome - a rare neurological condition which affects the nerves controlling facial expression and eye movement.
Gene-to-gene Interaction can be Understood Better With the New Statistical...
Gene-to-gene Interaction can be understood better with the New Statistical Method- AA9int. This method can be used to evaluate gene-to-gene interactions associated with cancer...
Patients are discussing their conditions online instead of seeking...
Experts say web giants such as Facebook and Instagram had a 'moral duty' to help the 'cash strapped' NHS reach troubled young people in the UK.
New cancer pill stops tumor cells repairing - making them weaker
Researchers based at the Francis Crick Institute in London and Oxford University are developing a drug that blocks the ability of tumour cells to repair themselves.
Organ Donation Following Neurologic and Circulatory Determination of Death
Objectives: To describe important considerations during the process of caring for critically ill children who may be potential organ donors and supporting the family during the...
Lead levels in baby food ‘worrisome' but industry can fix the problem
Laboratory analysis of 50 big-name baby foods all showed the presence of at least one heavy metal, with two-thirds having “worrisome” levels, according to information from...
Weight Loss: More Protein can Reduce Fatty Liver
Increase in dietary protein is linked to reduce the liver's fat content in people with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease .
FDA Approves First Generic EpiPen
Teva's new allergy medicine is a welcome alternative to the high-cost brand name.