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This study represents the largest analysis of safety of overlapping operations in neurosurgical literature.
by Oxford University Press USA
1.13.2017
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Although it is widely viewed as a vestigial organ with little known function, recent research suggests that the appendix may serve as a reservoir for beneficial gut bacteria.
by Midwestern University
1.13.2017
9:51am
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The Adjustable Back Brace with Thermo-Pad helps relieve discomfort by stabilizing the sacrum and lower spine.
1.13.2017
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Afflicted with congenital heart disease, Texas baby Lola Catron has already had two surgeries in her first three months of life.
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1.13.2017
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The study raises the uncomfortable possibility that some women who believe their lives were saved by mammograms were actually harmed by cancer screenings that led to surgery, radiation, and even chemotherapy that they didn’t need.
by Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News
1.12.2017
9:57am
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The health care law expanded Medicaid to tens of thousands of previously uninsured patients, providing new revenue streams for rural hospitals, which often serve a poorer, sicker patient population.
by Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
1.12.2017
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The number of organ transplants keeps growing, but it's partially fueled by an uptick in donors due to deaths related to the opioid epidemic.
by Newsy
1.12.2017
9:16am
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New research suggests that the ratio of serum stearic acid to palmitic acid could be a reliable marker in predicting diabetes remission outcomes after bariatric surgery and assessing the metabolic status.
by Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
1.12.2017
8:22am
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A new study has found that using electronic health records (EHR) can improve the care patients receive after they leave the hospital and eliminate potential confusion among care providers and pharmacists.
by University of Missouri - Columbia
1.12.2017
7:31am
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Federal regulators warned this week that select cardiac devices made by St. Jude Medical could be accessed and modified by hackers -- including improperly pacing or shocking patient heartbeats or depleting the device's battery.
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Developed and manufactured by AirXpanders, the Aeroform is designed to assist patients who’ve undergone mastectomy prepare for two-stage breast reconstruction surgery.
1.11.2017
10:12am
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New retrospective study in CHEST found procalcitonin testing at admission reduced the length of stay and total cost of care.
by Elsevier Health Services
1.11.2017
9:58am
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Through an ongoing campaign dubbed “More Than a Meal,” the organization Meals on Wheels hopes to demonstrate that it can play a critical role in the health care system.
by Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News
1.11.2017
9:40am
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Abul Bajandar, a man from Bangladesh dubbed "Tree Man" due to a rare condition that caused his hands to be covered in tree-like warts, has his hands back after multiple procedures.
by CNN
1.11.2017
9:15am
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A DEA audit determined that pharmacist Renata Dul absconded with more than 35,000 pills over the course of three-and-a-half years.
1.10.2017
10:42am
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Precautions, while costly to implement, ultimately cut healthcare spending by millions.
by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
1.10.2017
10:37am
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Today, nonsurgical treatment options include functional rehabilitation providing a lower risk for infection and re-rupture than immobilization with a hard cast.
by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
1.10.2017
10:32am
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In 1989, Spain created a model of coordination in deceased donation that made the country evolve from 15 donors per million population to more than 30 per million population in less than a decade.
by Wiley
1.10.2017
10:22am
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A foreign government may have been behind a cyber breach of health insurance company Anthem Inc. that compromised the records of more than 78 million consumers.
by Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press
1.10.2017
9:31am
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The staffing cuts will eliminate approximately 5 percent of the current workforce of one of the premiere cancer centers in the country.
1.9.2017
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UnitedHealth Group has announced plans to acquire Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA), wrapping the outpatient surgery chain into their OptumCare unit.
1.9.2017
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The new research highlights the need for physicians to use longitudinal data from national databases and patient records to predict outcomes and provide individualized care to the patients.
by Intermountain Medical Center
1.9.2017
9:49am
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The president called Republicans’ fast-track plans to rescind much of the law but wait until later to craft a replacement “reckless.”
by Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News
1.9.2017
9:17am
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Overuse and underuse are extensive problems but happen side-by-side in different countries, within countries, among populations, within institutions, and even for a single person.
by University of Sydney
1.9.2017
7:26am
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In a continuing effort to expand offerings, OPENPediatrics recently teamed with the digital marketing agency Genuine to launch a set of online simulators.
1.6.2017
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A new Yale study suggests that patients with a common form of lung cancer may still benefit from delayed chemotherapy started up to four months after surgery, according to the researchers.
by Yale University
1.6.2017
9:52am
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Jionni Conforti had scheduled the surgery at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center in Paterson in 2015, but was told couldn't be done because it was a "Catholic hospital."
by Josh Cornfield, Associated Press
1.6.2017
9:45am
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Researchers have made a mouse model with which they can assess early tissue responses to surfaces such as bioactive glass.
by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News
1.6.2017
9:32am
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"As we seek to protect patients from MRSA and other resistant organisms, our study supports the need for strong infection prevention programs at every healthcare facility," says lead study author Martin E. Evans, MD.
by Association for Professionals in Infection Control & Epidemiology
1.6.2017
9:22am
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The poll found that 70 percent of consumers expressed a general distrust in health technology, and 89 percent reported omitting medical details when talking with physicians.
1.5.2017
10:04am
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Tom Price has actively opposed the idea of mandating bundled payments for these orthopedic operations, calling it “experimenting with Americans’ health.”
by Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News
1.5.2017
10:03am
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In 2016, the Gift of Life Donor Program became the first organ procurement organization to reach — and exceed — 500 donors in one year,
by Gift of Life Donor Program
1.5.2017
9:55am
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According to the experts, many individuals who participate in Office Based Addiction Treatment with buprenorphine discontinue treatment less than one year after initiation.
by Boston University Medical Center
1.5.2017
9:06am
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The developing technology points to new possibilities for a wide range of wound healing practices.
by Organogenesis Inc.
1.5.2017
8:37am
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Studies from the U.K. and Australia show the ATTUNE with similar survivorship numbers to leading options in the class of cemented total knee arthroplasty.
1.4.2017
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Despite alarms, researchers and industry experts say the nation’s medical malpractice insurance industry is running smoothly and the last crisis dates back more than a decade.
by Chad Terhune, Kaiser Health News
1.4.2017
10:46am
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There was also a 67 percent decline in extended hospital stays, a validated measure of surgical complications, while the severity of patient conditions remained unchanged.
by University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1.4.2017
10:42am
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With this addition the Natrelle line of breast implants is the only implant line with three levels of cohesive gel.
1.4.2017
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A law that took effect on New Year's Day designates every person in France an organ and tissue donor, unless they sign up for the National Register of Refusal.
by Newsy
1.4.2017
8:23am
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Questions about the fate of the Affordable Care Act, including what might take its place if it's repealed, have hospitals and healthcare professionals worried and squabbling.
1.3.2017
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