Tag Archives: likely

Minority Infants More Likely to Receive Poor Care in NICUs

In the United States, racial disparities exist in many medical settings. Now new findings published in the journal Pediatrics reveal that infants of color, particularly Black newborns, receive inadequate care in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) compared with white infants, reports HealthDay. A review of 41 studies led researchers to conclude that Black preterm newborns… Read More »

WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency: experts

GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization (WHO) should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has now spread to Uganda, experts said as a WHO advisory panel met on Friday. A health worker wearing Ebola protection gear enters the Biosecure Emergency Care… Read More »

Tech-saavy people more likely to trust digital doctors

Would you trust a robot to diagnose your cancer? According to researchers at Penn State, people with high confidence in machine performance and also in their own technological capabilities are more likely to accept and use digital healthcare services and providers. “There is increasing use of automated systems in the medical field, where intake is… Read More »