New genetic disorder named for Children's Hospital of Philadelphia team
Three scientists at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia who identified and studied a genetic disease have been recognized by having their names attached to the disorder. An...
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Patients' health jeopardized by failed ophthalmology follow-up
Failure to follow-up after ophthalmology appointments can damage patients' health, a new study suggests. Sixteen patients suffered serious incidents between July 2007 and...
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Virtual glucose management improves glycemic control in hospitalized patients
A virtual glucose management service reduced hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia among hospitalized patients, according to findings published in Annals of Internal Medicine. “The...
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Stray to saviour
How a rescue dog is helping people to get out of hospital more quickly.
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Two people hospitalised after 'rotten egg' gas leak at Melbourne CBD tower
Two people have been taken to hospital after a leak of vile smelling gas in a Collins Street office block led to the building's evacuation.
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CHLA receives NIH grant for biomedical research training to disadvantaged undergraduate students
Emil Bogenmann, PhD, EdD, at The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles, received a five-year renewal grant of $1.3 million from the National Institute of...
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'Virtual' Management Improves In-Hospital Glucose Control
Specially designed electronic-health-record features that allow for remote insulin dosing improve glycemic control among patients with diabetes hospitalized for any...
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Yet another risk of smartphone portraits? Canadian study raises the spectre of ‘selfie-epilepsy'
The teenager languished for three days in a Halifax hospital room, hooked up to an electroencephalogram and watched by camera in a routine assessment of the young person's...
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There Is Now An App For Sperm Testing
A new device that attaches to a smartphone can detect whether a man's sperm concentration or motility is abnormal with 98 percent accuracy. Researchers hope the device, which...
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Pharmacy team develops online 'calculator' to predict risk of early hospital readmission
A new, novel web-based tool has been developed that predicts a patient's 15-day readmission risk.
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The headlines of Master Doctor
A million patients take anti-depressants 'they don't need'
Patients are left on the drugs for months or years at a time, fuelling a growing epidemic of addiction to prescription medicines.
Inside stories about nursing home care in Ohio: A Critical Choice...
Soon after The Plain Dealer's initial stories on nursing home care in Ohio were published, readers provided personal examples of how their loved ones were treated at the...
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Many of us work out with a goal in mind. If a summer bikini body is your goal, you're already well aware that you only have a few months left to make some magic happen...
Watch This Mom Crush Her At-Home Workouts - With a Little Help From Her Baby
Squeezing in a workout while raising a newborn child can be quite the tricky feat. But one mom is showing us how she gets the job done with a little help from an unexpected...
Breastfeeding Won't Make Your Child Smarter In The Long Run, Study Says
There are plenty of very good reasons for moms to breastfeed their babies if they're able to, but longterm cognitive gains may not be one of them. A new study, published in the...
More Than 100 Genes Linked to Memory in Humans Identified
Probing the genes-brain relationship is likely to yield a rich understanding of the human cognitive and neural architecture.
People Who Watch Television More Likely to Vote for Populist Politicians
Experts found a correlation between exposure to light entertainment TV and the likelihood of people voting for Silvio Berlusconi's populist Forza Italia party.
Parsley and vanilla beans are being used as cellular scaffolding to grow...
Researchers at the University of Washington-Madison were able to grow skin, brain, bone marrow and blood vessels on plants using a highly-specialized, natural scaffolding from...
One-Shot Vaccination for Newborns Moves Closer to Reality
Vaccine adjuvant passes key preclinical test in monkey model; two new formulations enhance safety.
Humans developed larger brains in the search for food
Researchers from New York University have studied more than 140 species of primate and found that a more varied diet is associated with a larger brain size.