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Diabetes monitoring tech focuses on sharing the care A remote, mobile device that wirelessly transmits patients' continuous glucose monitoring data to up to five caregivers has just been given FDA approval.
Yahoo! News | Oct 24, 2014 4:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hospital patients rarely wash their hands, may spread disease By Madeline Kennedy NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Although healthcare workers are urged to wash their hands often and hand sanitizer dispensers are everywhere in hospitals, patients are less scrupulous and may be contributing to the spread of hospital-acqui
Yahoo! News | Oct 22, 2014 9:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ebola FAQs: How disease is transmitted The latest facts, from transmission to potency to hospital care for the viral disease.
Yahoo! News | Oct 17, 2014 4:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Middle school aids Vista teen in cancer fight Melissa Lopez, 13, needs a bone marrow transplant and her teachers at Madison have stepped up to help
Yahoo! News | Oct 12, 2014 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study finds 140,000 bad reactions to antibiotics Reuters - Bad reactions to antibiotics, mostly allergic ones, send people to U.S. emergency rooms more than 140,000 times each year, government researchers reported on Wednesday.
Yahoo! News | Aug 13, 2008 4:01 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
Commonly Used HIV Infectivity Rate Misses Risks HealthDay - TUESDAY, Aug. 5 (HealthDay News) -- A widely used HIV infectivity ratedoesn't take into account multiple risk factors, say U.S. researchers whoreviewed published data.
Yahoo! News | Aug 5, 2008 9:01 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
HIV Patients Living Longer HealthDay - THURSDAY, July 24 (HealthDay News) -- Since 1996, the life expectancyof HIV patients in developed countries taking antiviral therapy hasincreased more than 13 years, and deaths have dropped by almost 40percent, researchers report.
Yahoo! News | Jul 25, 2008 8:02 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
Antipsychotics Dangerous for Elderly With Dementia HealthDay - MONDAY, May 26 (HealthDay News) -- Elderly people with dementia who aregiven antipsychotics, even for a very short period of time, are morelikely to end up in the hospital or even die, new research shows.
Yahoo! News | May 28, 2008 03:47 AM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend