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New Valve is Deployed with a Catheter

August 19, 2015 1:48 pm | by Loyola University Health System | Comments

No open surgery is required to implant this new valve. 


Complete Resection Increases Survival Rates

August 19, 2015 10:10 am | by Wolters Kluwer Health | Comments

This study found it helped most children, and especially girls. 


Accuracy Boosted in Assessing Breast Cancer Risk

August 19, 2015 10:06 am | by University of California - San Francisco | Comments

Women can take this information to their doctors and create a risk reduction plan. 


Study Reflects Impact of ObamaCare on Facilities

August 19, 2015 10:03 am | by George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health | Comments

"The recent uptick in newly-insured patients shows health centers are just as important for those gaining coverage," an author said.


Surgeon Fined $5,000 for Mistaken Hysterectomy on Pregnant Woman

August 19, 2015 9:56 am | by Associated Press | Comments

He says he didn't know woman was pregnant before the procedure. 


Surgery Program Closes Due to 'Inaccurate Media Reports'

August 18, 2015 1:54 pm | by Rebecca Rudolph, editor | Comments

An investigation by CNN began a year ago when it found the program's mortality rate was unusually high. 


New Brain Implant First to Deliver Fully Internal Optogenetics

August 18, 2015 12:23 pm | by Stanford University | Comments

This implant can control things that happen within cells.


Happy Patient Doesn't Always Mean Good Outcome

August 18, 2015 10:19 am | by University of Helsinki | Comments

Patient satisfaction is a poor indicator of surgery outcomes, a report said. 


Study: Heath Insurance Sites Demystify Options

August 18, 2015 9:17 am | by University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine | Comments

Improvements can be made, but researchers thought the websites had the right idea.


Siri Made a Call that Saved a Man's Life

August 18, 2015 9:11 am | by Associated Press | Comments

The man's surgeon said he had never heard of such a thing happening. 


Olympus Fails to Report Outbreak Linked to Scopes

August 18, 2015 9:02 am | by Matthew Perrone, Associated Press | Comments

The FDA does not want the scopes removed from the market, because they fill an 'important need'.


How to Dial Down Noise

August 17, 2015 1:17 pm | by University of Michigan Health System | Comments

A study tried different methods to reduce noise in facilities to help patients heal faster. 


Study: PICC Lines Cause Clots in Lower Extremities Too

August 17, 2015 1:12 pm | by Elsevier Health Sciences | Comments

Previously, studies only confirmed they could cause clots in upper extremities. 


Expert Demands 'Fair Hospital Pricing, Collection for All'

August 17, 2015 1:08 pm | by Georgia State University | Comments

A professor reacts to a recently established IRS rule.


Gene Defects Found Cheaper, Faster, More Accurately

August 17, 2015 9:44 am | by Jennie Dusheck, Stanford Medicine | Comments

This test provides the necessary answers in a timely fashion. 



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