Midwifery has a crucial part to play in saving the lives of millions of women and children who die during and around the time of pregnancy, according to a major new Series, published in The Lancet.
(HealthDay)—Frequent prior hospitalization and National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) rating at admission may predict 30-day readmission after ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke, according to a study published online ...
(HealthDay)—Clinical and demographic variables can predict patients' expectations regarding anticipated improvement from cervical spine surgery, according to a study published June 15 in Spine.
(HealthDay)—Steps can be taken to protect employers in the case of termination of an employee, according to an article published online June 10 in Medical Economics.
(HealthDay)—Inflatable bounce houses may be fun for kids, but only if they're used correctly, experts caution.
The British army has a global reputation for efficiency and performance, but new figures published on Sunday suggest that its soldiers might be getting a little soft.
Scientists said Sunday they may have unravelled how chronic stress leads to heart attack and stroke: triggering overproduction of disease-fighting white blood cells which can be harmful in excess.
A new study being presented today at ICE/ENDO 2014, the joint meeting of the International Society of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society in Chicago, demonstrates that ambient temperatures can influence the growth or ...
The brain's balancing act: Researchers discover how neurons equalize between excitation and inhibition
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered a fundamental mechanism by which the brain maintains its internal balance. The mechanism, described in the June 22 advanced online ...
The protective microenvironment of the hematopoietic stem cell niche, which produces cells of the blood and the immune system, also protects against myeloproliferative neoplasia.