Nursing News

Hepatitis C Treatment Made Easy

Though Hepatitis C has been treatable for some time, only a few of those who started the treatment get to stick with it long enough for the virus to be wiped out. Well, that is about to change since the prognosis for people with hepatitis C has improved intensely in the last few years, thanks […]

Self-Assembling Materials as Artificial Veins

For years, researchers have found a way to generate artificial veins. However, most of those attempts at creating artificial veins don’t come close to imitating organic processes. In recent years, researchers at Queen Mary University London (QMUL) have established a self-assembling organic material that grows and changes shape, possibly leading to artificial veins. These researchers […]

Giving hope for Cancer patients: Checkpoint Inhibitors

Tessie tears a bit after reading a tear-jerking chapter from the book she’s currently obsessed with. Why on earth should her favorite character die because of lung cancer? Aren’t there any treatments that could cure lung cancer? Would’ve she gotten better? She scolds herself for being too emotional and too attached to the story. As […]

Issue in Healthcare: Mandatory Flu Vaccines for Health Workers

CDC, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), and the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) endorse that all U.S. health care workers get vaccinated annually against influenza including physicians, nurses, nursing assistants, therapists, technicians, emergency medical service personnel, dental personnel, pharmacists, laboratory personnel, autopsy personnel, and students and trainees. Also included in the […]

Employment Issues – CNA’s are pushing for better pay

Certified Nursing Assistant or Nurse Aide is considered to be the nurses’ link to their patient. They are the one who give direct care to the clients such as bathing, feeding and grooming them. They were given tasks that they should perform and they are responsible for it. In exchange for their work, they were, […]

Nursing Employment Still In-Demand

Declared Statistics Career opportunities for registered nurses are expected to grow by about 23% in 2006 and 2016. This prediction was declared by the Department of Labor of the United States with around 587,000 new job openings. This is great news for nurses who have been waiting all these years to land to a health […]