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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...
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...
A new study has revealed a huge disparity in levels of obesity, tooth decay, injury and early childhood development for under-fives across the country.
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...
The level of justice and support for people experiencing family violence in rural and regional Victoria should not be dictated by their postcode, according to Deakin University law researchers.
(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.
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...