November 30, 2016 9:14 am
In the new study, the researchers used an "e-scaffold," a sort of electronic band-aid made out of conductive carbon fabric, along with an antibiotic to specifically tackle "persister" cells.
November 29, 2016 10:18 am
The Norton Healthcare system figured out they were losing money due to unused disposable items in the OR, so they made a major change.
November 29, 2016 10:00 am
Federal regulators acknowledge they were aware of infections tied to a heart-surgery device by the summer of 2014, but they waited 14 months before issuing a public alert about the risks.
November 28, 2016 9:15 am
Advance care planning is designed to ensure receipt of the preferred medical care when the patient is unable to make decisions and is encouraged for all adults.
November 28, 2016 9:32 am
Study is first to assess palliative care for patients receiving a curative treatment, impact on family caregivers.
November 28, 2016 8:08 am
While the muscle disorder remains exceedingly rare, the increased susceptibility of surgical patients with cancer or autoimmune disorders indicates the need for further study.
November 23, 2016 9:57 am
Patients who had a POSH visit were 28 percent less likely to experience hospital readmission, compared to those completing any other type of outpatient visit.
November 23, 2016 10:15 am
Over five years, the complex legislation would include $550 million in additional funding for the FDA, as well as $1.75 billion annually in added spending for the National Institutes of Health.
November 23, 2016 10:22 am
An interview with Dr. Samuel Tisherman, the Director of the Center for Critical Care and Trauma Education and a professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
November 22, 2016 10:01 am
The organizational impact of physician burnout can include lower productivity, staff turnover, decreased quality of care, and malpractice suits.