Medical News and Research: Health and Disability Information Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2022-04-13
Summary: Although some of these documents from our Medical Research and News category may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.
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Medical Research and News Publications - (98 Articles)
Cloth face coverings and homemade masks made with the correct material effective in reducing spread of COVID-19 for the wearer and surrounding people.
Provides information regarding where to go to get medical care when you are not sure if you should go to a walk-in clinic, urgent care center, family doctor, or hospital emergency department.
World Health Organization (WHO) Model List of Essential Medicines for adults and children that satisfy priority health care needs of the population.
Study: Poor health is a less common cause of bankruptcy than commonly thought, but it brings other economic woes.
Depictions of race and skin tone in anatomy textbooks widely used in North American medical schools could be contributing to racial bias in medical treatment.
Bandages using weak electric fields to disrupt bacterial biofilm infection can prevent infections, combat antibiotic resistance and enable healing in infected burn wounds.
Reflex tests help assess the integrity of nerve circuits and are performed to confirm the integrity of the spinal cord, or specific nerve root function.
Study reveals that when washing hands cool water will remove the same amount of harmful bacteria as warm or hot water.
Listening to your symptoms will alert you as to when you should seek emergency care.
WHO publishes list of antibiotic resistant priority pathogens of 12 families of bacteria that pose greatest threat to human health.
As the U.S. population ages, nursing scholar calls for paradigm shift in approach of health-care system.
Need for evidence-based investigation to understand in what ways nurse-industry relationships affect the ethical conduct of nurses.
Study reveals large arm-to-arm difference in blood pressure linked to higher heart attack risk and some diseases.
A decade of innovation in chronic diseases highlights medical advances that have helped patients avoid serious disease complications, hospitalizations, and improved quality of life.
Survey finds 50% of Americans are concerned that the Zika virus will likely spread to their neighborhoods.
Primary human body function systems: Immune, Urinary, Musculoskeletal, Circulatory, Endocrine, Respiratory, Nervous, Digestive, Integumentary, Reproductive, Lymphatic Systems.
Documentary video explores science behind water fluoridation, one of the most controversial health practices of the 20th - 21st centuries.
World Health Organization (WHO) multi-country survey reveals widespread public misunderstanding about antibiotic resistance.
Changes in appearance and functional ability may change the way a person with an ostomy internalizes their body image and self-concept.
Information regarding vaping, inhalation of vapor from e-cigarettes or electronic cigarette devices.
Over 500 strange, weird and fascinating list of unusual facts and trivia regarding parts of the amazing human body.
Information regarding spore forming bacteria and the increase in illness and death among people who inject drugs.
Information and tips on the importance of good body hygiene, the principle of maintaining cleanliness, as well as grooming of the external body.
Over the last years introduction of new antibiotics has slowed to a near halt and a dangerous increase in antibiotic-resistant bacteria has been observed.
Researchers develop a way to use plant cells to teach the immune system to tolerate rather than attack blood clotting factors.
Hand-washing with antibacterial soap exposes hospital workers to significant and potentially unsafe levels of triclosan.
According to researchers honey could be a solution to the serious problem of bacterial resistance to antibiotics.
Report answers questions about the human microbiome, the collection of trillions of microbes living in and on the human body, and its role in health.
Article provides information regarding red and white blood cell count used to identify diseases and to monitor human health problems.
Researchers find social media is an effective tool to boost registrations of organ donors during the shortage in the United States.
Ozone irritates the respiratory system and can cause health issues by damaging lung tissue and making the lungs more sensitive to other types of irritants.
Information regarding The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) which entitles eligible employees to take unpaid leave while protecting their jobs for family and medical reasons.
House of Delegates votes to urge federal state policymakers and health insurers to cover treatments for severe obesity including bariatric surgical procedures.
The Act includes provisions that establish best practices for pharmacies providing accessible prescription drug labeling to customers with vision loss.
World citizen number 7 billion is more likely to grow up in an urban setting, which increases their risk of getting diabetes or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease cancer and heart disease.
Following an outbreak of Clostridium difficile infections health care professionals in Quebec targeted physicians and pharmacists with an education campaign that reduced outpatient antibiotic use.
The MyCare Card stores personal medical data and information on existing medical conditions such as allergies and medication being taken.
Parents may be unaware of the potential for excess radiation from improper management of the X-ray.
Carotid endarterectomy and carotid stenting are reasonable and effective ways to treat blocked neck arteries.
The SOA used insurance claims data to provide the measurement of the price of preventable medical errors.
United States stands out for highest out-of-pocket costs and most complex health insurance.
Desktop Medicine emphasis shifts from diagnosing diseases and treating symptoms to identifying risk-factors for medical conditions such as hypertension and osteoporosis and intervening before they develop.
New York seniors have a new choice for receiving medical care as government has certified New York Walk In Medical Group PC to receive payments for services under the Medicare program.
American teenagers bullied because they were gay have committed suicide over the past few weeks.
Media Statement From Amedisys on IOM Report on the Future of Nursing.
Healthcare professionals are still not receiving the appropriate training and support they need to help people who self-harm and this can result in negative attitudes and inadequate levels of care.
A study confirmed a rise in medical errors during the month of July when new residents fresh out of medical school report to their teaching hospitals.
DC Report notes advances in preparedness and response and challenges ahead.
Health and development leaders warn that children in poorest nations will die of vaccine-preventable diarrhea and pneumonia.
Calculated the startlingly high individual costs of obesity to Americans.
OpenNotes Project is studying the effect of patients reviewing their doctors notes.
Deciding whether to let researchers share your genetic information in a federal database.
Medication errors are one of the most serious and easily preventable errors committed in hospitals around the country.
Worldwide shortage of isotopes for medical imaging could threaten quality of patient care.
U-Ms efforts to encourage disclosure of medical errors decreased claims.
Healthy Communities will provide free medical and dental services to more than 5,000 children and their caregivers.
Anesthesiology is still commonly regarded as a high risk activity and it can result in life altering injuries.
Quality of online information about the most common sports medicine diagnoses varies widely.
Information regarding medical services and products that Medicaid will reimburse or pay for.
New areas in which whole body magnetic resonance imaging (WB-MRI) can be used.
New campaign empowers all Americans to demand a new chemicals policy that protects human health.
Misconceptions and anxiety about general anesthesia as 1 in 5 are very anxious about waking up during surgery.
Far fewer people than previously thought are inclined to preplan their funerals.
Take the online mental health quiz and help raise $10,000 for Mental Health America.
ExtraCare Advantage for Diabetes program for savings and rewards on purchase of diabetes products and wellness education benefits.
Promoting establishment of universal standards for prescription medication labels.
IBM Launches Research Effort to Build 360 Degree View of Factors Affecting Human Health.
Simplifying Medicaid renewal applications may help families keep their children enrolled in the government health insurance program.
FirstPath Advantage combines voluntary biometric and on-line health risk screenings.
Not because aging has been slowed or reversed but because they are staying healthy to a more advanced age.
Modern medicine devices and drugs that advance minimally invasive treatments.
Greater collaboration between family physicians and community pharmacists.
Interventional radiology treats health problems including cancer cardiovascular and venous disease spine fractures stroke and uterine fibroids.
Soil microbes have become progressively more resistant to antibiotics over the last 60 years.
Physicians predict likelihood of death or readmission to hospital for patients within 30 days of discharge from hospital.
Patients are exposed to ionizing radiation through radiation therapy, CT scans, x rays, mammograms, and other medical imaging.
The most frequent error in medicine seems to occur nearly one out of three times a patient is referred to a specialist.
Cancer patients live three years longer on average than in 1980 83 percent of that gain is the result of new treatments.
Importance of different online sources to people who seek health information on the Internet.
Proposed health care reform will not help patients find out how much health care costs before they get care.
Increasing co-payments for outpatient visits for seniors may make care more expensive.
A pregnant woman does not look like an olive - simplifying dangerous confusing warnings on prescription bottles.
Pre-market approval by the FDA of cardiovascular devices is often based on studies that lack adequate strength.
Disinfectants could cause bacteria to become resistant to antibiotics as well as the disinfectant itself.
Therapeutic vaccines to create both cheap and effective drugs for diseases like cancer and allergies.
Lack immunization protection against several serious illnesses.
Medical education must become a core part of the community health center mission.
Mayo Clinic Health Manager a free online application designed to help people organize and better manage their health.
Reducing intake of sodium could save $18 billion annually in avoided health care costs and improve quality of life for millions.
Get With The GuidelinesSM is the American Heart Association/American Stroke Associations hospital based quality improvement program.
Review led by Leicester psychiatrist raises concern over treatment of patients with past mental health issues.
Vaccination for diphtheria measles mumps and rubella still remains one of the most controversial issues facing medicine today.
Free online application providing a place to store medical information and receive real-time individualized health guidance and recommendations.
1 in 4 Americans lacks timely access to optimal care during time-sensitive medical emergencies.
Researchers provide evidence to support first published guideline for treating chronic non-cancer pain with opioid medications.
Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) granted product approval for the companies vaccine to prevent Japanese Encephalitis.
One of my pet peeves is the field of medicine and doctors with people getting screwed over so bad by the medical profession.
Barack Obamas health care plan seeks to dramatically increase the number of people that have health insurance.
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