Recent Articles

January 18, 2017 9:17 am
American College of Cardiology
Of patients over age 65 who received an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) after surviving sudden cardiac arrest or a near-fatal arrhythmia, almost 80 percent survived two years.
January 17, 2017 9:23 am
Penn State
The group's results, published in Nature Biomedical Engineering, bring them one step closer to regenerating an entire heart wall.
January 17, 2017 9:33 am
Duke University Medical Center
A large randomized trial led by Duke Health and published in The Lancet finds use of UVC machines can cut transmission of four major superbugs by a cumulative 30 percent.
January 17, 2017 9:54 am
Mary Johnson BSN, RN, CNOR
Even in cases with less-severe complications, a retained sponge costs providers and their insurers an average of $600,000 in corrective surgeries, indemnity payments, and legal costs.
January 16, 2017 9:55 am
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia researchers report successes in plastic bronchitis, removing branching casts in lungs.
January 16, 2017 10:38 am
Princeton University
The research suggests the real issue might be that too many privately insured children are being hospitalized when they don't really need it.
January 16, 2017 8:47 am
University of Michigan Health System
Reductions in highest doses through computer 'dashboard' and prioritizing painkiller safety suggests other large health systems could do the same.
January 16, 2017 7:24 am
Elsevier Health Sciences
A study in The American Journal of Pathology reports the detrimental aftereffects of infected grafts, including the formation of biofilms that can shelter bacteria and function as a source of recurrent infection.
January 13, 2017 9:51 am
Midwestern University
Although it is widely viewed as a vestigial organ with little known function, recent research suggests that the appendix may serve as a reservoir for beneficial gut bacteria.
January 13, 2017 10:00 am
Oxford University Press USA
This study represents the largest analysis of safety of overlapping operations in neurosurgical literature.
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