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A virus is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of organisms. Virus particles (known as virions) consist of two or three parts: the genetic material made from eit...
Children with cerebral palsy face a 'postcode-lottery' in the healthcare they receive, new research has revealed.
In England, the IVF postcode lottery impacts on every different level of a patient's NHS treatment in a myriad of ways. Not only is there widespread variation in who can access treatment and the numbe...
Hard-pressed midwives say they need more time to do essential work with vulnerable women, in the light of a major new report that suggests the quality of maternity care in the UK remains a postcode lo...
Major changes to England’s social care system came into force on 1 April, with new national eligibility criteria for support promising to end the postcode lottery of who gets help for everyday tasks...
(University of Washington) A team of biologists from the University of Washington and the California Institute of Technology has cracked the cues mosquitoes use to find human hosts.
(University of Washington) Washington state's rural communities with the highest suicide rates soon will get more resources to help with prevention training and support.
Four clouded leopard cubs are now on display at a Tacoma, Washington, zoo.
(University of Washington) An international team of scientists -- led by researchers from the University of Washington and two other institutions -- has announced that a new compound to fight malaria ...
Action On Plastic Surgery (AOPS) criteria for funding of gynaecomastia surgery are: the patient should be post-pubertal, have a BMI ≤ 25kg/m(2), endocrine and drug causes and breast cancer should be...
Handbook of Good Psychiatric Management for Borderline Personality Disorderby John G. Gunderson, M.D., with Paul Links, M.D., M.Sc., F.R.C.P.C.; Washington D.C., American Psychiatric Publishing, 2014, 168 pages.
Enterobacteriaceae-associated blaCTX-M genes have become globally widespread within the past 30 years. Among isolates from Washington State cattle, blaCTX-M associated E. coli (CTX-M EC) were absent f...
The value of treatment guidelines in improving outcomes for patients and controlling costs is significantly enhanced in Washington by incorporating guidelines into a structured UR program. This articl...