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New Way to Treat Common Hospital-Acquired Infection: Novel Approach May Offer Treatment for Other Bacterial Diseases
Health & Wellness  (tags: Researchers, infection, health, hospital )

- 2308 days ago -
Researchers at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have discovered a molecular process by which the body can defend against the effects of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI)
10 Most Prestigious Medical Centers in the World
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medical Centers, world, hospital, health )

- 2435 days ago -
The world is full of excellent medical centers all competing to make the newest medical discovery, perform the latest procedure and be a top-performing hospital with the best reputation. These renowned medical centers model excellent clinical practice....
Tarahumara Children's Hospital Fund | Give a Minute. Save a Life.
Health & Wellness  (tags: Tarahumara, childrens, hospital, clean water, food program, esucation, babies, children, health, medicine, nutrition, protection )

- 2496 days ago -
GIVE A MINUTE - SAVE A LIFE !! Just one minute, one click, each day would be great. Just one a week would be fine. Whatever you can do but please do take Just One Minute to visit the site and see what can be done with your help.
NHS Postcode Lottery Exposed: The Shocking Maps That Let YOU Know Where You Will Get Good Treatment and Where to Avoid
Health & Wellness  (tags: NHS, postcode lottery, treatment, hospital, patients )

- 2578 days ago -
Three-quarters of all stroke victims are missing out on treatment which would drastically improve their chances of recovery.A report on the shocking extent of Britain's 'postcode lottery' of NHS care revealed that a majority of patients are simply left on
'Clinically Dead' Woman Alive and Well
Health & Wellness  (tags: Clinically Dead, Woman, hospital, treatment )

- 2614 days ago -
A woman pronounced "very certainly clinically dead" at a French hospital woke up hours later after her sons refused to turn off her life-support system, medics and the woman said.
Hospitals Cut Meat With Antibiotics From Menu
Health & Wellness  (tags: hospital, meat, antibiotics )

- 2692 days ago -
The evening's menu featured grass-fed, antibiotic-free beef over pasta, fresh seasonal vegetables and fresh organic peaches --these dishes were prepared for visitors, staff and bed-bound patients at Swedish Covenant Hospital.
Dangerous Lung Worms Found in People Who Eat Raw Crayfish
Health & Wellness  (tags: freshwater, crayfish, hospital, infection )

- 2762 days ago -
If you're headed to a freshwater stream this summer and a friend dares you to eat a raw crayfish - don't do it. You could end up in the hospital with a severe parasitic infection.
Two Whitman Teens Recovering After Being Struck By Lightning
Health & Wellness  (tags: lightning, burns, teens, hospital, treatment )

- 2789 days ago -
WHITMAN -- Two Whitman-Hanson Regional High School students are recovering from burns after being struck by lightning during a severe storm last week. "They were very lucky," said Debra Sardina, 44, mother of Toni Griffin, 15, who suffered burn marks to
Hard to Stomach: A Record 10,000 Hospital Patients Hit By Malnutrition
Health & Wellness  (tags: patients, malnutrition, hospital, NHS care, health, nutrition )

- 2885 days ago -
At least 10,000 patients left hospital last year after becoming malnourished while under NHS care - the highest number on record.
Re: EJ Needs Prayers & Other Positive, Loving Thoughts(Care 2)
Health & Wellness  (tags: hospital, unconscious, prayers )

- 2900 days ago -
When I designed this latest stationery for sending out e-mail, I had no idea that EJ would be found unconscious out in the cold and is now in Intensive Care.
Killer Superbug Solution Discovered in Norway
Health & Wellness  (tags: hospital, superbug, drugs, Norway, health, interesting, medicine, study )

- 2906 days ago -
The floors are streaked and scratched. A light layer of dust coats the blood pressure monitors. A faint stench of urine and bleach wafts from a pile of soiled bedsheets dropped in a corner.
Are Cutbacks on Surgeons Risking Patients' Lives?
Health & Wellness  (tags: US, surgeons, hospital, surgeon cutbacks, operations, surgical teams, surgical techs, assistant surgeon, teaching hospitals )

- 2973 days ago -
Do you know how many people are at the table with gloves on, when you have an operation? There's the surgeon and a scrub nurse, of course. A surgical tech may be there too, suctioning up those queasy fluids, holding the arm or leg we're working on....
Daily News Investigates Faked Records and Fatal Blunders at City-Run Hospitals
Health & Wellness  (tags: hospital, malpractice, deaths, investigation, cover-up, warning )

- 3057 days ago -
City-run hospitals faked records and covered up dozens of botched operations, deadly accidents, malpractice and other medical screwups, a
Lifehouse at RPA - Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, nsw, new south wales, sydnet, lifehouse, rpa, royal prince alfred, hospital, cancer, holistic, traditional, complimentary, Sydney Cancer Centre, Professor Chris O'Brien, research, education )

- 3126 days ago -
It is with a great sense of excitement that I am able to tell you that the New Sydney Cancer Centre was officially launched in April 2009. Lifehouse at RPA is the vision of Professor Chris O'Brien who launched the project in 2006, shortly before he was
French Patient Gets World's First Hands, Face Transplant - France
Health & Wellness  (tags: france, transplant, face, hands, surgery, first, man, hospital, paris )

- 3174 days ago -
French surgeons have replaced the face and both hands of a man horribly disfigured by an accident, the hospital where the operation took place announced. The 30-year-old recipient, on a donor waiting list for more a year, "had scars from burns to the face

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