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  1. New model could help improve prediction of outbreaks of Ebola and Lassa fever

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Potential outbreaks of diseases such as Ebola and Lassa fever may be more accurately predicted thanks to a new mathematical model. This could in turn help inform public health messages to prevent outbreaks ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  2. Dengue vaccine could increase or worsen dengue in some settings

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The only approved vaccine for dengue may actually increase the incidence of dengue infections requiring hospitalization rather than preventing the disease if health officials aren't careful about where ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  3. Politics affect views on healthcare quality, but not on personal experience with care

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    What do you think about the quality of healthcare in the United States? Your opinion may depend on your politics, with Democrats perceiving more problems in the healthcare system compared to Republicans, ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  4. Patient care can improve with technology in nursing homes

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Increases in information technology sophistication can lead to potential improvements in health care quality measures, researchers report in a new article. Posted: 2016-09-01 19:21:16 ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  5. Pesticides used to help bees may actually harm them

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... sugars and peptides, processes that are vital for honeybee health. Beekeepers typically apply pesticides to hives to rid them of harmful parasites such as Varroa mites. Posted: 2016-08-08 16:04:39 ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  6. Working, volunteering could reduce disablement in seniors, study finds

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Working or volunteering can reduce the chances of chronic health conditions leading to physical disability in older Americans, according to researchers. Posted: 2016-08-08 16:04:56 ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  7. Playground zoning increases physical activity during recess

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... researchers have found that zones with specific games can improve physical activity, improving a child's chance of engaging in the recommended 60 minutes of 'play per day,' an effort endorsed by many health ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  8. Okinawa mozuku: Treasure under the sea

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have decoded the genome of Okinawa mozuku, a seaweed with healthy properties that plays a key economic and ecological role. Posted: 2016-08-08 18:48:50 ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  9. Novel technology may prevent burn scars

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... burns, according to the World Health Organization. But even for those who survive the destruction of skin and tissue cells, the road to recovery is never ending. Post-burn scarring creates lifelong physical, ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  10. Researchers turn to policy to tackle health disparities in an age of personalized medicine

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... applications in healthcare must advance in a way that reduces racial and ethnic disparities. Posted: 2016-08-08 20:36:26 ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  11. Medicaid expansion under ACA linked with better health care for low-income adults

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... department visits, and reported higher quality care and improved health compared with low-income adults in Texas, which did not expand Medicaid, a new study has found. Posted: 2016-08-08 15:53:28 ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  12. Texting a million people in India improves diabetes prevention

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A study that sent twice-weekly text messages to a million people in India advising them to exercise, eat less fat and eat more fruits and vegetables increased these health behaviors known to prevent diabetes, ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  13. Blood disorders cost €23 billion to European economy

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Healthcare costs per patient with blood cancers are two times higher than average cancer costs, due to long hospital stays and complex treatment and diagnosis, a new report outlines. Posted: 2016-07-22 ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  14. Health benefits of Pokémon Go

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Real-life positive health consequences of playing Pokémon Go—a new GPS-based augmented reality game—are being realized across the nation. According to one expert, this quest to “catch ‘em all” is great ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  15. Nearly a third of Hispanics in Texas don't have health insurance

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The percentage of Hispanics in Texas without health insurance has dropped by 30 percent since the Affordable Care Act went into effect, but almost one-third of Hispanic Texans ages 18 to 64 remain uninsured, ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  16. Public health benefits of e-cigarette use tend to outweigh the harms

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A modeling study by top tobacco control experts finds that e-cigarettes are likely to provide public health benefits based on "conservative estimates" of the likely uptake of vaping and smoking by adolescents ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  17. How can medical centers transform their patient safety culture?

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Though health care is not without risks or error, hospital employees can support a culture of patient safety by identifying, reporting, and learning from medical mistakes that have or could have harmed ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  18. Cell research could help with heart tissue transplants

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A new technique could make tissue regeneration cheaper and safer for health-care systems and their patients. The study has identified new ways in which proteins and various biological molecules -- known ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  19. Race, not gender, is key factor in NIH awards

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Race not gender appears to be the most significant factor influencing the award of a National Institutes of Health Research Project Grant, according to a new study. Posted: 2016-07-15 15:27:15 ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  20. Happy cows make more nutritious milk

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... The results could lead to a better understanding of how to improve the health of dairy cows, and keep the milk flowing, say scientists. Posted: 2016-07-15 15:41:08 ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
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