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News on public health research and national as well as international health policies. Edited by MEDICA.de and several associations.

 
 

Aortic Dissection: New Bedside Screening Effectively Identifies Patients

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[18/05/2011] The most lethal and sudden cardiovascular event can be the toughest for doctors to diagnose. But a study by the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center shows new guidelines are effective for determining who's most likely suffering from an aortic dissection, which is tearing in the lining of the body's largest blood vessel. Aortic Dissection: New Bedside Screening Effectively Identifies Patients - Read more

Comprehensive Study: Prevalence of Autism in South Korea Estimated

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[10/05/2011] Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in South Korea affect an estimated 2.64 percent of the population of school-age children, equivalent to 1 in 38 children, according to the first comprehensive study of autism prevalence using a total population sample. Comprehensive Study: Prevalence of Autism in South Korea Estimated - Read more

Brain Death and Organ Donation: “There is still a significant need for research“

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[09/05/2011] Someone who dies of brain death for instance due to an aneurysm, can save lives with his organs – if he, depending on state specifications, owns a organ donor card, has not excluded himself from organ donation or relatives express the probable wishes of the deceased. Yet there are still too few organ donors compared to potential organ recipients. Brain Death and Organ Donation: “There is still a significant need for research“ - Read more

Autism: Most Adults Go Undiagnosed

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[05/05/2011] Not a single person identified with autism or asperger’s syndrome during a community survey in England actually knew they had the condition, research led by the University of Leicester reveals.Autism: Most Adults Go Undiagnosed - Read more

Diabetes mellitus: A disease that makes your skin crawl

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[02/05/2011] Hyperglycemia can lead to severe skin changes, which immediately require treatment. Yet special therapies for diabetes are rare, in many cases dermatologists treat independent of diabetologists. Diabetes mellitus: A disease that makes your skin crawl - Read more

 
 

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