Hospitals that puts the sick at risk face court
The Care Quality Commission was handed new powers to prosecute NHS trusts follwoing the Mid Staffordshire Hospital scandal. The CQC said they are considering action against...
1 hour ago - Daily Mail
BWH Receives ‘A' Grade from the Leapfrog Group in Hospital Safety
BWH recently received an ‘A' rating in hospital safety from The Leapfrog Group in recognition of the hospital's overall performance in keeping patients safe from preventable...
1 hour ago - BWH
First Aid Kits Distributed for Free by Mumbai's Wockhardt Hospitals - An Exclusive Interview With Dr Parag Rindani
A first aid kit is an essential kit that could help save lives. Dr Parag Rindani spoke to Medindia about the distribution of 2000 free first aid kits in Mumbai.
2 hours ago - Medindia Health
Charlie Gard: Judge to decide where baby's life will end
Baby's parents want him allowed home, but hospital bosses say a hospice would be a better place.
2 hours ago - BBC
Researchers find cost-effective 'germ trap' solution for medical facilities
When an infectious airborne illness strikes, some hospitals use negative pressure rooms to isolate and treat patients. These rooms use ventilation controls to keep germ-filled...
4 hours ago - News Medical
Pharmacy group ASHP opposes proposed cuts to Medicare payment rates for drugs
Proposed cuts to the Medicare payment rates for drugs that hospitals acquire under the 340B Drug Pricing Program, if enacted, could have devastating consequences for the...
10 hours ago - News Medical
Promotion of High-Quality Documentation Among Residents on Inpatient Pediatric Wards Using a Standardized Tool to Enhance Faculty Feedback
Inpatient progress notes are a key component of care for hospitalized patients. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education has emphasized high quality...
10 hours ago - Academic Pediatrics - 5 articles
Less than half of children immediately receive epinephrine for anaphylaxis
Less than 50% of children who experience anaphylaxis receive epinephrine before treatment in an ED or urgent care center, despite the medication being the first line of defense...
10 hours ago - Healio
ACC launches educational forums to address growing burden of valvular heart disease in China
The American College of Cardiology, working with prominent hospitals in central and eastern China, is launching a series of educational forums for physicians on valvular heart...
11 hours ago - News Medical
Mediterranean diet linked to lower risk for gallbladder removal surgery
New data has revealed a link between high adherence to a Mediterranean diet, rich in fruits, vegetables, legumes and olive oil, and a lower risk for cholecystectomy among...
11 hours ago - Healio - 3 articles
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Are You One of the 90 Percent of Men Who Are ‘Overfat'?
Rodale Inc. The size of your belly may be putting your health at serious risk Is it your belt bulging? You're not alone: A majority of men carry too much disease-causing body...
This Pickle Company Has Made a Delicious Bloody Mary Mix For You Out of...
Rodale Inc. The Real Dill has zero food waste thanks to some creative repurposing Anyone who has ever cooked before knows that there will always be some food scraps you just...
Senate votes to start Obamacare repeal, with Rob Portman's support
Despite the vote, how Senate Republicans move forward is anything but certain.
Study on calls to poison control centers overstates risk, experts say
A study that found a rising tide of reports to poison control centers about dietary supplement exposures reaches some faulty conclusions, say experts familiar with adverse...
Distributor recalled papaya for Salmonella; didn't tell public
Grande Produce LLC, the importer of Caribeña brand Maradol papayas linked to a deadly and ongoing Salmonella outbreak, has “initiated a limited recall” of the fruit distributed...
Genetic Marker may Help Detect High-risk Flu Patients
Researchers have discovered an inherited genetic variation that may help identify patients at elevated risk for severe, potentially fatal influenza infections.
NFL brain study diagnoses CTE in 99% of ex-players' brains
Boston University's famed CTE team, which is analyzing Aaron Hernandez's brain, has released major findings from post-mortems on 202 players' brains, which were donated to...
Western lifestyle 'is making men infertile'
Researchers claim the Western lifestyle has more than halved the sperm count of men in the US, Europe and Australia since the 1970s and could cause human extinction if not...
Influenza Vaccine Linked To Less Hospitalizations Among Elderly
The study, however, did not find a significant difference in the rate of death. “Nevertheless, a significant reduction in
Dozens of US clinics pushing unapproved stem cell therapy
Researchers found 61 clinics are currently offering the treatment in the US - often charging thousands of dollars for procedures that may not be safe or effective.