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New scientific statement proposes ideal foundational requirements for stroke centers

31 minutes ago   |   News Medical

A new American Heart Association scientific statement provides guidance on staffing, leadership and resource requirements for hospital stroke centers to reduce variability and...
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Man abandons woman at hospital with a gunshot wound

47 minutes ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

NSW Police are searching for a man who abandoned a woman at hospital with a gunshot wound to her stomach.
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IBD risk in acne may be due to ‘shared mechanistic pathways'

IBD risk in acne may be due to ‘shared mechanistic pathways'

1 hour ago   |   Healio

While acne was associated with incidence of inflammatory bowel disease, two drug classes used to treat acne had no such association, according to a study. “There have been...
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Black patients at higher risk for delayed diagnosis of appendicitis, increased readmission

Black patients at higher risk for delayed diagnosis of appendicitis, increased readmission

3 hours ago   |   Healio

Non-Hispanic Black patients experienced higher rates of delayed appendicitis diagnosis and 30-day, postoperative hospital use compared with their white counterparts, according...
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Falls and Fractures in Seniors: Causes and Prevention

4 hours ago   |   Active Beat

Suffering a fall can be scary and unsettling. Certain health conditions, lost muscle mass, and safety hazards can cause falls in seniors. Recovering from fall-related injuries...
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Major hospital system in Florida STILL using pen and paper after cyberattack

Major hospital system in Florida STILL using pen and paper after cyberattack

7 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, which serves 385,000 patients in 16 counties in North Florida and South Georgia, raised the alarm last Thursday.
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Better adherence to surgical quality metrics may improve outcomes in early-stage NSCLC

Better adherence to surgical quality metrics may improve outcomes in early-stage NSCLC

8 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Adherence to intraoperative quality metrics may increase OS and recurrence-free survival after curative-intent resection of early-stage non-small cell lung cancer, according to...
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Wearable button allows doctors to monitor discharged hospital patients remotely

Wearable button allows doctors to monitor discharged hospital patients remotely

9 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Created by Colorado-based BioIntelliSense, it can measure over 20 vital early signs of illness, including patients' heart rate, skin temperature, respiratory rate and other...
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Year-long aerobic exercise intervention reduces long-term risk for diabetes

Year-long aerobic exercise intervention reduces long-term risk for diabetes

11 hours ago   |   Healio   |   4 articles

A 12-month aerobic exercise program reduced the risk for type 2 diabetes among people with central obesity over 10 years, according to a study published in JAMA Internal...
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Liver surgery may be safer in high-volume hospitals

14 hours ago   |   News Medical

A new paper in the British Journal of Surgery, published by Oxford University Press, finds that patients undergoing liver surgery fare better in higher-volume hospitals; their...
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Phil Lowe's future as RBA governor questioned by government MPs

Four Labor MPs have gone on record to express their misgivings about keeping the Reserve Bank governor in the job. Read more ...

Fat Batman to the rescue

Australian Jordan Mailata left no wriggle room as to which Philadelphia teammate he most admires. Read more ...

Man abandons woman at hospital with a gunshot wound

NSW Police are searching for a man who abandoned a woman at hospital with a gunshot wound to her stomach. Read more ...

Hugh Jackman shines in this uncompromisingly grim film about a fractured family

The Son tells the story of a broken family finding their way through the darkness. Oh, and Anthony Hopkins is only in it for 10 minutes - but that's all he needs. Read more ...

Bullets bag United assistant as new NBL head coach

New Brisbane coach Justin Schueller plans to build his squad around Olympic medallists Aron Baynes and Nathan Sobey when he takes over next season. Read more ...

The Pill Club reaches $18.3 million Medicaid fraud settlement with California

The Pill Club, an online women's pharmacy, has reached an $18.3 million settlement with California authorities over claims it defrauded the state's Medicaid program by... Read more ...

Vitamin D Could Be Weapon Against Type 2 Diabetes

Vitamin D Could Be Weapon Against Type 2 Diabetes

New research finds vitamin D supplements may help those with prediabetes lower their chances of a full diabetes diagnosis. Read more ...

The Razzies have savaged Hollywood's biggest stars, but it's time to let them go

What was once an entertaining sideline to Hollywood's awards season now feels like it goes too often for easy targets and cheap shots. Read more ...

Harrison doubles down on Tszyu call

Tony Harrison has doubled down on his criticism of Tim Tszyu during a press conference in Sydney. Read more ...

Early work on Brisbane bottleneck puts motorists at risk

Long-awaited work to improve road and rail connections at Carseldine is forcing vehicles out of a car park and onto a crammed footpath. Read more ...