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Interviews Concerning Health Politics

Interviews concerning health politics

Good health is human's most precious thing. Since that applies to everyone politics concerned with health turn into an interesting, sometimes explosive subject. MEDICA.de speaks with managers, experts and politicians about news from health politics.

 
 

First-ever possible treatments for MERS

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Graphic: The word MERS surrounded by other words [03/07/2015] As the South Korean epidemic of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) continues unabated, researchers have raced to find treatments for the deadly virus, which has killed more than 400 people since it was first discovered three years ago in Saudi Arabia. First-ever possible treatments for MERS - Read more

Obese teens in study less likely to use contraception

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Photo: Adipose child [03/07/2015] A study of nearly 1,000 teens found that sexually active obese adolescents were significantly less likely to use contraception than normal weight peers, putting them at higher risk of unintended pregnancy.Obese teens in study less likely to use contraception - Read more

Does radiation from X-rays and CT scans really cause cancer?

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Photo: X-ray of a child's head [02/07/2015] In recent years, there has been widespread media coverage of studies purporting to show that radiation from X-rays, CT scans and other medical imaging causes cancer. But such studies have serious flaws, including their reliance on an unproven statistical model, according to a recent article in the journal Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment. Does radiation from X-rays and CT scans really cause cancer? - Read more

MEDICA 2015 - Be part of it!

Preview photo linked to the video [24/06/2015] Experience the world's largest medical fair in Düsseldorf! Experience the MEDICA 2014!MEDICA 2015 - Be part of it! - Read more

Longer breaks between shifts promote nurses' recovery from work

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Photo: Two nurses care for an old woman in hospital bed [19/06/2015] Reducing short breaks between shifts helps nurses recover from work, according to a new study from Finland. The study analyzed the effects of longer rest and recovery periods between shifts on heart rate variability, which is an indicator of recovery.Longer breaks between shifts promote nurses' recovery from work - Read more

 
 

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