Recent Articles

November 30, 2016 9:14 am
Washington State University
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
Daniel Seeger
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
Chad Terhune and Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News
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
Indiana University
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
Massachusetts General Hospital
Study is first to assess palliative care for patients receiving a curative treatment, impact on family caregivers.
November 28, 2016 8:08 am
American Academy of Neurology
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
Kaiser Permanente
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
Steven Findlay, Kaiser Health News
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
Meagan Parrish
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
Mayo Clinic
The organizational impact of physician burnout can include lower productivity, staff turnover, decreased quality of care, and malpractice suits.
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