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Problems persist at Wyoming's largest mental health facility  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
Serious problems persist at Wyoming's largest mental health hospital four years after employees abandoned an incapacitated woman on a couch for over 24 hours more
Piedmont Atlanta first in Georgia to offer new treatment option for people with emphysema  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Piedmont Atlanta Hospital is the first in the state of Georgia to offer a new minimally invasive treatment for emphysema,... more
Skin patch may be useful in treating children with milk-induced EoE  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A new study from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia finds that a skin patch may be useful in treating children with a painful, chronic condition called eosinophilic... more
Space Travel and Your Joints  ASTRO WATCH · 3 days
A novel Henry Ford Hospital study of mice aboard a Russian spaceflight may raise an intriguing question for the astronauts of tomorrow: Could traveling in space... more
Study shows relationship between eating behaviors at work and overall diet, health  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, published by Elsevier, demonstrated that employees at a large urban hospital who purchased the... more
Are surprises ahead for legislation to curb surprise medical bills?  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Surprise medical bills — those unexpected and often pricey bills patients face when they get care from a doctor or hospital that isn't in their insurance network —... more
Eating healthily at work matters  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A new study has demonstrated that employees at a large urban hospital who purchased the least healthy food in its cafeteria were more likely to have an unhealthy diet outside of work, be overweight and/or obese, and have... more
Mandatory overtime for nurses at center of hospital strike  ABC NEWS · 3 days
A strike entering its third week at an Ohio hospital is putting a spotlight on concerns about forcing nurses to repeatedly work mandatory overtime more
Women are less likely to be resuscitated and survive a cardiac arrest than men  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Women who have a cardiac arrest outside the hospital setting are less likely to receive resuscitation from bystanders and more... more
Scientists reveal details of how flu and bacteria work together to promote infection  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have evidence the influenza virus functions like Velcro to help common respiratory bacteria gain a foothold... more
Space travel and your joints  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
A novel Henry Ford Hospital study of mice aboard a Russian spaceflight may raise an intriguing question for the astronauts of tomorrow: Could traveling in space be bad for your joints? more
Study: Only half of U.S. children and adolescents have ideal cholesterol levels  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Cholesterol levels in U.S. youth have improved from 1999 to 2016, but only half of children and adolescents are in the ideal range and... more
Researchers evaluate risk factors and outcomes for young adults with familial hypercholesterolemia  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Heart attacks among adults younger than 50 years of age are on the rise. In fact, the proportion of very young people has been... more
Blood proteins help predict risk of developing heart failure  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Two blood proteins help predict more accurately the risk for heart attack, stroke and heart failure hospitalization. more
Oregon hunts for bodies at ex-asylum seen in 'Cuckoo's Nest'  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Oregon will use ground-penetrating radar to search for bodies buried on a campus of the former psychiatric hospital where the movie "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" was... more
Teen drivers with ADHD more likely to crash and get traffic violations for risky driving  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Teen drivers diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are significantly more likely to crash, be issued traffic and moving... more
Escalating workplace violence rocks hospitals  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Across the country, many doctors, nurses and other health care workers have remained silent about what is being called an epidemic of violence against them. more
Poland welcomes sextuplets; 4 girls, 2 boys doing well  ABC NEWS · 5 days
A hospital in southern Poland says sextuplets have been born through cesarean section and all are said to be doing well more
Good leadership and values key to staff satisfaction  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Tourism and hospitality firms that score highly for leadership and cultural values see higher staff satisfaction, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed almost 298,000 online review ratings by employees for 11,975... more
New recommendations for stroke systems of care to improve patient outcomes  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
To translate advances in scientific knowledge and innovations in stroke care into improvements in patient outcomes, comprehensive stroke systems of care must be in place to... more
Good leadership and values key to staff satisfaction, study finds  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Tourism and hospitality firms that score highly for leadership and cultural values see higher staff satisfaction, according to a new study by the University of East Anglia (UEA). more
Sedation and controlled paralysis do not improve survival of ICU patients with ARDS  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Reversibly paralyzing and heavily sedating hospitalized patients with severe breathing problems do not improve outcomes in most cases, according to a clinical... more
Producing F-18 radiopharmaceuticals for PET imaging  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Recently ANSTO researchers have made progress investigating improved ways to make life-saving radiopharmaceuticals using the fluorine-18 radioisotope so they can be available in more hospitals at lower cost. more
Reversibly paralyzing, heavily sedating hospitalized patients do not improve outcomes  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Reversibly paralyzing and heavily sedating hospitalized patients with severe breathing problems do not improve outcomes in most cases, according to a National Institutes of Health-sponsored clinical trial conducted... more
Big data reveals hidden subtypes of sepsis  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Much like cancer, sepsis isn't simply one condition, but rather many conditions with varying clinical characteristics that could benefit from different treatments, according to the results of a study involving more than 100,000 patients.... more
EU adopts powers to respond to cyberattacks  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The European Union on Friday adopted powers to punish those outside the bloc who launch cyberattacks that cripple hospitals and banks, sway elections and steal company secrets or funds. more
CHLA researcher receives $3.7 million NIH grant to study development of neural circuits  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Pat Levitt, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer at Children's Hospital Los Angeles and Simms/Mann Chair in Developmental Neurogenetics, received a $3.7M grant from... more
Cedars-Sinai’s Music for Healing program provides medical benefits  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
On the worst day of her life, Rebecca Woolf found comfort in the most unexpected way. As her husband lay dying in his hospital bed, the sound of a harp wafted in. more
EU Adopts Powers to Respond to Cyber-Attacks  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
The European Union on Friday adopted powers to punish those outside the bloc who launch cyber-attacks that cripple hospitals and banks, sway elections and steal company secrets or funds. more
As ER wait times grow, more patients leave against medical advice  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Emergency room patients increasingly leave California hospitals against medical advice, and experts say crowded ERs are likely to blame. more
Partial breast irradiation effective alternative for treatment of low-risk breast cancer patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Partial breast irradiation produces similar long-term survival rates and risk for recurrence compared with whole breast irradiation for many women with low-risk, early stage... more
Children who use asthma tracking app have better disease control and fewer hospital visits  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
An app that allows parents and doctors to monitor a child's asthma has a big impact on managing the disease.... more
Antibody responses vs. Ebola keep evolving in survivors, months after recovery  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Antiviral antibodies produced by survivors of Ebola infection continue to evolve and improve after recovery, according to a study of immune responses in four people who... more
Neurological Side Effects of CAR T-Cell Therapy Revealed  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital quantified the neurological symptoms associated with CAR T-cell therapy and found that 77 percent of patients receiving the treatment experienced at least one neurological side effect. more
Surgical care improvement linked to hospital financial performance  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Hospitals that perform better on steps to prevent complications after surgery also have better performance on measures of profitability, reports a study in the May/June issue of the Journal of Healthcare Management,... more
People with fast walking pace have a long life expectancy  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
People who report that they have a slower walking pace have a lower life expectancy than fast walkers, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the... more
Blurred lines: A pregnant man's tragedy tests gender notions  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Doctors report a tragic case of a hospital not acting urgently when a pregnant transgender man arrived in labor that ended in a stillbirth more
Mclean investigators win $13.5 million NIMH grant for translational stress research  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The National Institute of Mental Health has awarded a $13.5 million grant to a team of McLean Hospital investigators to support their research into stress chemicals... more
Suit: Practice, hospital covered for pedophile pediatrician  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A civil suit says a Pennsylvania pediatric practice knew that one of its physicians was a threat to molest young patients but did nothing to protect them more
‘Xploro’ app helps pediatric cancer patients at The Christie understand proton beam therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Xploro® has teamed up with Manchester’s world leading cancer hospital, The Christie, to deliver state of the art technology that helps child... more
New liver transplant rules begin amid fight over fairness  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
New rules aim to make liver transplant wait depend less on ZIP code, but some hospitals say it's still not fair more
Dealing with hospital closure, pioneer Kansas town asks: What comes next?  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A slight drizzle had begun in the gray December sky outside Community Christian Church as Reta Baker, president of the local hospital, stepped through the doors... more
Therapeutic effects of gardening for psychiatric patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
It began as a modest investment of space and money -- an unused, raised outdoor planter bed at UCLA's Steward and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital and $350 worth of plants, soil and gardening tools. more
Study provides insight into brain network connectivity in patients with psychotic disorders  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers from McLean Hospital and Yale University have published findings of their study of large-scale systems in the brain, findings that could improve understanding... more
New study shows benefits of transperineal prostate biopsies under local anesthetic  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The Gale and Graham Wright Prostate Centre at North York General Hospital is advancing prostate cancer care with a new study that shows the benefits of... more
HSS researchers provide better understanding of the cellular mechanisms driving rheumatoid arthritis  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Newly identified subsets of cell types present in joint tissue in people with rheumatoid arthritis and how they interact may explain why only some... more
First milk expression within 8 hours related to lactation success for very low-birth-weight infants  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A study led by physician researchers at Boston Medical Center has shown that first milk expression within eight hours of... more
Practical clinical applications of cardiac FFR-CT analysis  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In the current issue of Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications volume 4, issue 1, pp. 31-42(12) ; DOI https://doi.org/10.15212/CVIA.2019.0003, Talal Alzahrani, MD, Ahmed Tashkandi, MD, Abdullah Sarkar, MD, Claudio Smuclovisky, MD, James P. Earls, MD and Andrew... more
Diabetes complications rise sharply in the U.S. as teenagers transition to adulthood, but not in Canada  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Hospitalizations for a feared complication of diabetes, diabetic ketoacidosis, rise sharply as adolescents transition to adulthood... more
Occurrence of back-to-back heat waves likely to accelerate with climate change  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
As the planet continues to warm, multi-day heat waves are projected to increase in frequency, length and intensity. The additive effects of these extreme heat events... more
Effects of surgery on a warming planet: Can anesthesia go green?  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
It was early morning in an operating theater at Providence Hospital in Portland, Ore. A middle-aged woman lay on the operating table, wrapped in blankets. Surgeons... more
Experts find previously unknown bacterial strain of the genus Leptospira  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Experts from MedUni Vienna/Vienna General Hospital have identified a previously unknown bacterial strain of the genus Leptospira. more
Researchers create ‘mini-guts’ to explore how gut epithelium respond to gluten in celiac patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
In pursuit of a novel tool for the research and treatment of celiac disease, scientists at the Mucosal Immunology and... more
Feds want to show health care costs on your phone, but that could take years  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Federal officials are proposing new regulations that for the first time could allow patients to compare prices charged... more
Hospital openness linked to lower mortality rates  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The diffusion of a culture of openness in hospitals is associated with lower hospital mortality, according to a study conducted among 137 acute trusts in England by Veronica Toffolutti (Bocconi University and London School... more
Developing the first digital procedural checklist for trauma centers  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
In hospital trauma centers, where life-or-death decisions are made in seconds, fractions of a second it takes even the best doctors to remember "what's next?" could be pivotal. more
Airbnb vs. hotels: New research sheds light on how they can compete and benefit  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Researchers from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University published new research in the INFORMS journal Marketing Science... more
Soy protein reduces LDL cholesterol, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Soy protein has the ability to lower cholesterol by a small but significant amount, suggests a new study led by St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto. more
Less-invasive surgery for lung cancer reduces risk of post-operative bleeding, complications  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
In a large international clinical study presented at the 99th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, Dr. Moishe Liberman, a thoracic surgeon and... more
Priory’s Roehampton Hospital rated as 'good' across mental health and addictions services by CQC  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The Priory’s Roehampton Hospital in south-west London has been rated as ‘good’ across all the mental health and addictions services... more
We are leaving older adults out of the digital world  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Jessica Fields Contributor Share on Twitter Jessica Fields is a research analyst and program manager at the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and a... more
Study asks patients’ input for improving hospital care  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
American hospitals engage in continuous quality and safety improvement, but information remains scarce on what patients, families and caregivers themselves most want to change about their hospital experiences. more
Study: Few patients at high risk of opioid overdose receive naloxone prescriptions  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A study based on a national database of private insurance claims suggests few patients at high risk of opioid overdose receive prescriptions for naloxone,... more
Drone carries kidney to transplant patient in world first  Sky News · 3 weeks
A donor kidney has been delivered to a waiting patient at a US hospital by drone for the first time ever. more
$30 million federal grant to accelerate chase for universal influenza vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center will use a $30 million federal grant--the second-largest the center has ever received--to accelerate the chase for one of medicine's most... more
Rutgers study: Depression increases hospital use and mortality in children  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Children with depression admitted to the hospital for other illnesses like pneumonia, appendicitis or seizure disorders, stay longer, pay more and are at greater risk of death, a... more
UNC School of Medicine initiative providing unique care to dementia patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The Dementia Friendly Hospital Initiative will reach a total of 3,900 employees in four hospitals across North Carolina to raise awareness of how patients with dementia... more
Dogs can help improve mood of patients waiting for emergency hospital care  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A visit from a dog can reduce the distress of patients waiting for emergency treatment in hospital, a study by the University of Saskatchewan... more
New noninvasive ventilation strategy benefits preterm infants with neonatal ARDS  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Preterm infants with respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) face heightened risks of death, critical illness, and prolonged hospitalization, particularly if they progress to develop acute respiratory distress syndrome. more
New noninvasive ventilation strategy allows preterm infants to breathe freely  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Preterm infants with respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) face heightened risks of death, critical illness, and prolonged hospitalization, particularly if they progress to develop acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).... more
West Virginia hospitals sue opioid companies; want damages  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Hospitals in the state with the nation's highest opioid overdose rate have banded together to sue some of the country's largest opioid companies more
New research uncovers how superbug evades the immune system to cause infection  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
New research led by the University of Sheffield has discovered how a hospital superbug evades the immune system to cause infection - paving the... more
Angiotensin receptor blockers could improve response to cancer immunotherapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A research team led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has found that combining a specialized version of an antihypertension drug with immune checkpoint... more
Study examines if caffeine could prevent harmful effects of PGE1 treatment on breathing  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers from the Department of Pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital... more
Adoption of new rules drops readmission penalties against safety net hospitals  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Readmission penalties against hospitals providing care to socioeconomically disadvantaged patients have dropped 14 percentage points under new rules adopted in 2019 that more equitably account for... more
Women pay more for over-the-counter facial moisturizing products, MGH study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Over-the-counter facial moisturizers are a widely-used and commonly recommended skin care product, but a new study from dermatologists at Massachusetts General Hospital finds that, when it... more
Science News » Release of “13 Reasons Why” Associated with Increase in Youth Suicide Rates  NIMH · 4 weeks
A study conducted by researchers at several universities, hospitals, and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) found... more
Will ties to a Catholic hospital system tie doctors’ hands?  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
As Catholic health care systems across the country expand, the University of California's flagship San Francisco hospital has become the latest arena for an emotional debate: Should the... more
Study: Caregivers of children may be vaccine hesitant and have inaccurate beliefs  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Even caregivers whose children receive the first dose of influenza vaccine may be vaccine hesitant and have inaccurate beliefs regarding influenza vaccine and disease,... more
Researchers discover how an executioner mechanism is triggered to kill damaged cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital structural biologists have discovered how the cell switches on an executioner mechanism called necroptosis that induces... more
New research to investigate impact of therapy animals on pediatric cancer patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The sight of a dog in a therapy vest trotting down a hospital hallway or being petted by a child lying in a hospital... more
Hospitals chafe under Medicare’s new payment rule for off-campus clinics  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Eric Lewis' plans for expansion have derailed. As chief executive officer of Olympic Medical Center, he oversees efforts to provide care to roughly 75,000 people in Clallam County,... more
Biological machinery of cell's 'executioner' yields secrets of its control  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Researchers led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital structural biologists have discovered how the cell switches on an executioner mechanism called necroptosis that induces damaged or infected cells... more
Working to advance accuracy of radiation therapy for pediatric cancer patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Doctors at Children's Hospital Los Angeles continue to lead the field of radiation oncology by pushing the leading edge of technological advances. A new report by... more
Germ-zapping robot helps curb the spread of infectious diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A germ-zapping robot called LightStrike from Xenex is used at California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) hospitals to help curb the spread of infectious diseases. more
Vascular surgery after firearm injury linked with higher morbidity and mortality  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine found that among all hospitalizations that were due to firearm injury, patients who underwent surgical repair of their major... more
Human-caused climate change played limited role in Beijing's 2013 'airpocalypse'  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
In January 2013, a suffocating, poisonous haze hung over Beijing for four days. The record high levels of fine particulate matter in the air caused airports to close... more
Vascular surgery after firearm injury associated with increased morbidity and mortality  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 month
Researchers have found that among all hospitalizations that were due to firearm injury, patients who underwent surgical repair of their major blood vessels had the highest... more
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