» Parent-targeted interventions in primary care improve parent-teen communication on alcohol and sex
19/08/19 17:21 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
New research shows that brief parent-targeted interventions in the primary care setting can increase communication between parents and their teens about sexual and alcohol-related behavior. This method may serve as an important strategy ...

» Targeting cell division in pancreatic cancer
19/08/19 15:27 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Study provides new evidence of synergistic effects of drugs that inhibit cell division and support for further clinical trials.

» Should doctors accept unvaccinated children as patients?
19/08/19 13:30 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Four in 10 parents say they are very or somewhat likely to move their child to a different provider if their doctor sees families who refuse all childhood vaccines, according to a new national poll.

» 'Hidden' data exacerbates rural public health inequities
19/08/19 13:29 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
While some of the data rural public health officials need to serve their communities and guide public health policy exists, that data is hard to access and use. Researchers conducted qualitative surveys of rural health leaders in four No...

» Children with mild asthma can use inhalers as needed, study suggests
16/08/19 23:14 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
A new study supports evidence that children with mild asthma can effectively manage the condition by using their two inhalers -- one a steroid and the other a bronchodilator -- when symptoms occur. This is in contrast to the traditional ...

» Researchers refine guidelines for pediatric brain injuries
16/08/19 23:14 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
There are no guidelines on whether a noninvasive method of measuring carbon dioxide from patients' exhalations, known as end-tidal capnography, is as effective as drawing blood through a child's artery. This study found that measuring th...

» Cannabis-related poison control calls for Massachusetts kids doubled after medical pot legalized
16/08/19 16:32 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
After medical marijuana became legal in Massachusetts, cannabis-related poison control calls involving the commonwealth's children and teenagers doubled, according to a public health investigation.

» Researcher decodes the brain to help patients with mental illnesses
16/08/19 14:59 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the United States experience mental illness in a given year. Severe mental illnesses cause the brain to have trouble dealing with cognitively effortful states, like focusing attention over long periods of t...

» 'Silent' strokes common after surgery, linked to cognitive decline
16/08/19 01:27 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
The study found that 'silent' covert strokes are actually more common than overt strokes in people aged 65 or older who have surgery.

» Non-invasive electrical stimulation alters blood flow in brain tumors
15/08/19 20:04 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Scientists demonstrated that applying low-intensity electrical stimulation to the brains of patients with tumors resulted in decreased blood flow within tumors while leaving the rest of the brain unchanged. Although further study is need...

» New contrast agent could make MRIs safer
15/08/19 20:04 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Researchers have taken a key step forward in developing a new, possibly safer contrast agent for use in MRI exams.

» Addiction intervention in hospital is a 'reachable moment'
15/08/19 18:25 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Patients who meet an addiction medicine consult team while they're in the hospital are twice as likely to participate in treatment for substance use disorder after they go home, according to new research. The study measures a key outcome...

» Relaxing of regulations for regenerative medicines has cascading effect internationally
15/08/19 18:08 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Countries that relax regulations for regenerative medicines, like stem cell 'treatments', could be causing a downward spiral in international standards.

» New pain organ discovered in the skin
15/08/19 18:08 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Researchers have discovered a new sensory organ that is able to detect painful mechanical damage, such as pricks and impacts.

» Screening for cervical spine risk factors could reduce CT scans by half
15/08/19 16:23 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Study finds identifiable risk factors ED staff can use for evaluation, avoiding over 100,000 unnecessary scans annually.

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