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Dementia And Transitional Care: Gaps In Research And Practice

1 hour ago   |   News Medical

Patients with dementia are hospitalized at higher rates and involved in transitional care more frequently than those who are cognitively unimpaired.
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U-M partnership paves way for new method to treat acute aortic dissection

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When a patient comes to the hospital with acute type A aortic dissection , a tearing of the inner lining of the aorta, surgeons typically perform an immediate open repair to...
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New E. coli outbreak linked to ground bison; patients confirmed in 7 states

5 hours ago   |   Food Safety

An international investigation is underway as public health officials report more than 20 people have been infected with E. coli linked to ground bison, which is now under...
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For Some People, Too Much Protein Can Be Deadly-Here's What You Need to Know About Urea Cycle Disorders

6 hours ago   |   Health

An Australian woman has died after consuming large amounts of protein from food and dietary supplements, her family says. The mom of two had increased her protein intake while...
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Living donor LT provides better survival, lower costs vs. deceased donors

6 hours ago   |   Healio

Living donor liver transplantation showed multiple superior outcomes compared with deceased donor liver transplantation, including longer survival and shorter lengths of...
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Telephone straight-to-test strategy improves early diagnosis of IBD

6 hours ago   |   Healio

SAN DIEGO - The telephone straight-to-test approach shortened the length of time from primary care referral to diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease, according to a study...
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Insurance linked to hospitals' decision to transfer kids with mental health emergencies

8 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

A national study finds differences in the decisions to admit or transfer children with mental health emergencies based on the patients' insurance type. Children without...
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Top stories in infectious disease: Work absenteeism increased during 2017-2018 flu season, Lyme disease often misdiagnosed

10 hours ago   |   Healio

Among the top stories in infectious disease last week were study results that found workplace absenteeism was higher in the 2017-2018 flu season than in the previous five flu...
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Rory's Regulations: State-mandated sepsis care decreases mortality

11 hours ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

State-mandated sepsis care in New York was associated with a greater decrease in mortality in adults hospitalized with sepsis compared with states that do not have similar...
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Is private practice acquisition by a hospital or private equity firm preferred?

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Nanotechnology Treatment Shows Promise Against Multiple Sclerosis, Stated Study

Nanotechnology Treatment Shows Promise Against Multiple Sclerosis, Stated Study

Nanotechnology treatment was found to reverse multiple sclerosis symptoms in mice, said new research. Read more ...

Disparities in Triple-negative Breast Cancer Diagnoses Confirmed

Disparities in Triple-negative Breast Cancer Diagnoses Confirmed

New study has uncovered a significant incidence of triple-negative breast cancer for women of color, specifically non-Hispanic black women, and for younger women. Read more ...

New Diagnostic Tool to See If Targeted Cancer Therapy is Effective

New Diagnostic Tool to See If Targeted Cancer Therapy is Effective

A portable device using artificial intelligence and biosensors accurately see if liver cancer cells are sensitive or resistant to chemotherapy drugs with instantaneous results. Read more ...

A prebiotic used in TCM can regulate lipid and glucose metabolism, improving...

A prebiotic used in TCM can regulate lipid and glucose metabolism, improving outcomes of metabolic disease

Improve your metabolic health by consuming poria mushroom, which is widely used in traditional Chinese medicine. Poria mushrooms contain a water-insoluble polysaccharide that... Read more ...

Alabama father-of-eight is in the ICU with a flesh-eating infection after...

Alabama father-of-eight is in the ICU with a flesh-eating infection after kayaking

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Ricky Rutherford, 41, contracted a flesh-eating bacterial infection after kayaking in Alabama. Doctors had to cut a six-inch piece of flesh out of... Read more ...

How we evolved to be obese: Over-eating turns on fat-saving protein

How we evolved to be obese: Over-eating turns on fat-saving protein

The RAGE protein is activated by stress and the threat of starvation, making our bodies conserve fat to burn later, It helped us in early human history, but now may make us... Read more ...

Trump's Abortion ‘Gag Rule' Has Gone Into Effect - Here's What That Means

Trump's Abortion ‘Gag Rule' Has Gone Into Effect - Here's What That Means

Federally funded health care clinics are no longer required to discuss abortion, and family planning funds are at stake in new ruling The Trump administration proposed an... Read more ...

Hypnotherapy, healing and growth: How meditation and self-hypnosis can...

Hypnotherapy, healing and growth: How meditation and self-hypnosis can improve your mental health

Meditation and hypnosis are two popular and widely studied techniques used for therapy. While they slightly differ in the way they are executed, they can be used to achieve the... Read more ...

Cancer patient, 25, diagnosed WEEKS before her first smear test is calling...

Cancer patient, 25, diagnosed WEEKS before her first smear test is calling for lower screening age

Amy Anderson, of Gateshead, was diagnosed with cervical cancer in March this year, three weeks before she was eligible to have a smear test. Read more ...

Statins Under-prescribed to Prevent Cardiac Diseases: Study

Statins Under-prescribed to Prevent Cardiac Diseases: Study

Significant treatment gap is present in managing patients who are at risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Read more ...