News tagged with medical professionals

Pocket diagnosis

A new app which turns any smartphone into a portable medical diagnostic device could help in the fight against diseases including HIV, tuberculosis and malaria in the developing world.

Mar 19, 2014
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Wearable robots getting lighter, more portable

When Michael Gore stands, it's a triumph of science and engineering. Eleven years ago, Gore was paralyzed from the waist down in a workplace accident, yet he rises from his wheelchair and walks across the ...

May 09, 2013
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New perspective diminishes racial bias in pain treatment

Years of research show black patients getting less treatment in the American health care system than their white counterparts, but a new study suggests that a quick dose of empathy helps close racial gaps in pain treatment.

Mar 07, 2011
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Tell me where it hurts

(PhysOrg.com) -- A University of Connecticut study finds that the way a question is phrased is important when assessing pain.

Nov 10, 2010
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Improving end-of-life care

Better psychological and spiritual support, better planning of care and stronger relationships with physicians are necessary to improve end-of-life care in Canada, states a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Associati ...

Oct 04, 2010
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Obama pitches health care plan in front of doctors

(AP) -- On the cusp of a key legislative push, President Barack Obama on Monday filled the Rose Garden with doctors supportive of his health care overhaul, saying "nobody has more credibility with the American ...

Oct 05, 2009
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