Sepsis patients treated and released from ED for outpatient follow-up experience good outcomes
National guidelines assume that all patients who're diagnosed with clinical sepsis in an emergency department will be admitted to the hospital for additional care, but new...
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‘Time's up': Covered California takes aim at hospital C-section rates
Covered California, the state's health insurance marketplace under the Affordable Care Act, has devised what could be a powerful new way to hold hospitals accountable for the...
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Medication-related harm in older adults is common, costly, and preventable
New research indicates that harm from medicines is common in older adults following hospital discharge, and it results in substantial use of healthcare resources.
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24 Hours in A&E leaves fans heartbroken
May Barraclough refused to leave her 79-year-old husband James' side at St George's Hospital in South London. Viewers said they were 'in bits' over the couple's 'true love'...
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Brigham And Women's Nurse Who Sued For Retaliation Awarded $28 Million
A jury has ruled that a Boston hospital retaliated against a Haitian-American nurse who stood up for a black colleague and has awarded her $28 million.
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Longer Hospital Stays, Higher Costs For Asthma Patients Given Unnecessary Antibiotics
Asthma patients were prescribed unnecessary antibiotics had longer hospital stays resulting in higher costs for the patient, finds a new study.
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Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Nurses in the Hospital
Animated avatars as virtual health coaches are becoming increasingly useful to patients, now that nurses are in shorter supply.
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Antioxidant-enriched multivitamin may decrease respiratory illnesses in CF patients, finds study
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Study: Poor older adults with Medicaid insurance more likely to die after hospital discharge
A first-of-its-kind study has found that seniors who are insured by Medicaid are less likely to survive in a nursing home after an ICU stay than seniors covered by Medicare and...
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Florida Hospital performs first pediatric liver transplant in Orlando
Central Florida's first pediatric liver transplant has been successfully performed on a 16-year-old boy by a team of surgeons from Florida Hospital and Children's Hospital of...
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Eating Nuts Can Lower Diabetes and Heart Disease Risk
Eating nuts can reduce the risk of diabetes and heart disease. Consuming two ounces of nuts a day can improve glycemic control and blood lipids in those with type 2 diabetes.
Eczema patients may be at higher risk of heart problems and strokes
Past research has provided mixed results. The new study - the largest to date - bolsters the case for screening and treating eczema patients with a view to preventing heart...
New SpiderMass Device May Enable Painless Mass Spectrometry of Living Tissue
SpiderMass device can help to analyze mass spectrometry of living tissue in cancer surgery. SpiderMass device can enable surgeons to find protein biomarkers during surgery.
Don't be duped by new trend of taking 'sunscreen pills' FDA warns
The US Food and Drug Administration warns in a new report that the largely unregulated cosmetic market is saturated with products that claim to protect you, but don't.
Antidepressants can make you gain weight, new research has found
Researchers from Kings College in London found that people who stayed on the pills for two or three years were far more likely to pile on the pounds than those who were not...
Too much screen time raises the risk of death from heart disease and cancer
Researchers at Glasgow University say spending hours on end in front of your TV or computer raises your risk of dying young or getting cancer or heart disease, but exercise...
Strenuous Exercise in Adolescence May Prevent Height Loss in Postmenopausal...
Strenuous exercise in adolescence may prevent height loss later in life. Height loss in postmenopausal women is associated with several factors which may increase the risk of...
Teething gels like Orajel and Bonjela carry deadly side effects for babies...
The agency has been warning about the products for a decade but said reports of illnesses and deaths continue. Now, it wants teething products off the market, noting there is...
Diet rich in seafood boosts libido and fertility, new study finds
A new study from Harvard University has found that 92 percent of couples who ate seafood more than twice a week were pregnant after 12 months in comparison with 79 percent...
The ten-point plan that cuts the risk of cancer by 40 per cent
In the biggest analysis of its kind, experts warn junk food, ready meals and red meat should be eaten only in moderation in favour of a diet that is rich in wholegrains, fruit...