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2366 Articles Matching "world"

In-Depth: Technology's role in tackling the global mental health crisis

Nov 18, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
At this week's World Innovation Summit for Health in Doha, Qatar experts from around the world sat down to talk about the opportunities and challenges of employing digital health in the mental health...
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Need for speed: The quest for the world's fastest humans, without an engine

Nov 18, 2018 , CNN Health
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New blow to China as African swine fever found in wild boar

Nov 17, 2018 , Reuters
China's efforts to stem the spread of African swine fever were dealt a fresh blow on Friday when the agricultural ministry confirmed it had found the first case in a wild boar, deepening a three-month-old crisis for the world's top pork producer....
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A New 'Buddy System' Of Nurse Education Gets High Marks From Students

Nov 17, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new "buddy system" of nursing education -- in which two students work together as one nurse to share ideas, set priorities and make clinical decisions for patient care in the "real world" of nursing -- is effective, according to a study by Baylor University's Louise Herrington School of Nursing in......
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In-Depth: Technology's role in tackling global mental health crisis

Nov 17, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
At this week's World Innovation Summit for Health in Doha, Qatar experts from around the world sat down to talk about the opportunities and challenges of employing digital health in the mental health...
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Due to wildfires, California now has the most polluted cities in the world

Nov 17, 2018 , CNN Health
Due to the wildfires raging in Northern California, San Francisco, Stockton and Sacramento were the world's three "most polluted cities" on Friday morning, according to Berkeley Earth, a nonprofit that aggregates data from air-quality monitoring sites....
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Gonorrhea Is On The Verge Of Becoming Unstoppable By Antibiotics. But A Vaccine May Offer Hope.

Nov 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Cases of gonorrhea jumped 19 percent in the U.S. last year, with similar trends noted around the world, and it's becoming resistant to all the measures doctors use to fight it. A vaccine already on the market may offer some partial protection though. In other news: fish oil and vitamin D, heart health, genetics, gut bacterium, HIV infections and...
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Free Glucose Monitors For Type 1 Diabetics

Nov 16, 2018 , Forbes
Coinciding with World Diabetes Day, the National Health Service (NHS) in England is providing funding for Flash Glucose Monitors (FGM) for Type 1 Diabetic (T1D) patients. The move is set to change the lives of tens of thousands of people in the...
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Local Ties In Suit Against Opioid Manufacturer Makes Case Personal For New Jersey Officials

Nov 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The Johnson & Johnson subsidiary that New Jersey says minimized the risks of opioid addiction in its marketing messages is based in the state. “It is especially troubling that so much of the alleged misconduct took place right here in our own backyard,”said Gurbir Grewal, the New Jersey attorney general, at a news conference announcing the legal action. “New Jersey’s pharmaceutical industry is the envy of the world, with a long history of developing vital, lifesaving drugs. But we...
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This Is The Shocking Cost Of Type 1 Diabetes

Nov 15, 2018 , Forbes
It's World Diabetes Day and I, as a Type 1 diabetic, want to delve a little deeper into the devastating game of debt VS death that so many of us have to play each...
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Congo's Ebola outbreak to last at least six more months: WHO

Nov 14, 2018 , Reuters
The Ebola outbreak in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, which has already killed more than 200 people, is expected to last until mid-2019, a senior World Health Organization official said on Tuesday....
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Children With Autism Thrive In Mainstream Pre-Schools

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a world first, breakthrough research from La Trobe University has shown that toddlers with autism are just as capable of learning important life skills through early-intervention delivered in mainstream pre-schools as in specialised settings. Over a period of three years, 44 children aged betwee......
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Concussions in World Cup soccer often missed or ignored

Nov 13, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Concussions are still often missed or ignored in World Cup soccer games despite rule changes designed to sideline players with head injuries, a new study suggests....
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WHO uncovers big national variations in antibiotics consumption

Nov 13, 2018 , Reuters
Antibiotics are used far more in some countries than in others, a survey by the World Health Organization showed on Monday, suggesting that urgent action was needed to slash unnecessary consumption of the medicines....
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Google Hires A World-Class Communicator To Lead Its Health Team

Nov 13, 2018 , Forbes
Dr. David Feinberg reimagines healthcare by putting a face behind the...
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Michelle Obama's miscarriage, fertility struggles are 'universal'

Nov 10, 2018 , CNN Health
Free from the constraints she might have felt while living in the White House, former first lady Michelle Obama is getting personal, opening herself up to the world in bold ways in her memoir, "Becoming," out Tuesday....
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The Global Gulf In Fertility [Infographic]

Nov 10, 2018 , Forbes
According to a new study, the world has suffered a remarkable drop in fertility. Nearly half its countries have birth rates below the levels needed to maintain their population...
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Viewpoints: Lessons On Why A World Without Roe Would Be Very Complicated; Democrats Can Push For Comprehensive Marijuana Reforms

Nov 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial writers weigh in on these and other health...
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Global fertility has 'come down tremendously'

Nov 10, 2018 , CNN Health
The world's total fertility rate has been cut in half since 1950, but the population is still rising, according to a study published Wednesday in The Lancet....
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Tulane Researcher Studies Why Black Women Are More Likely To Die During Or After Pregnancy

Nov 09, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The U.S. has the highest maternal mortality rate in the developed world, and Louisiana consistently ranks among the top US states for rates of death among pregnant and postpartum women. Two new studies by a Tulane University epidemiologist aim to figure out why. Maeve Wallace, a reproductive and pe......
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