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Clinical trial to evaluate safety, efficacy of remdesivir in adults with COVID-19 begins  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
A randomized, controlled clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the investigational antiviral remdesivir in hospitalized adults diagnosed with coronavirus... more
Noninvasive, self-adhesive sensor predicted worsening heart failure in veterans  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 hours
A removable, noninvasive, self-adhesive sensor successfully predicted worsening heart failure and the need for hospitalization in veterans several days before hospitalization occurred. The researchers used machine learning to analyze the... more
New wearable sensor could help remotely detect critical changes in heart failure patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
A new wearable sensor that works in conjunction with artificial intelligence technology could help doctors remotely detect critical changes in heart failure... more
Wearable adhesive patch sensor accurately predicted worsening heart failure  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
Wearing a removable, adhesive patch sensor accurately predicted worsening heart failure and the need for hospitalization several days before heart failure hospitalization occurred among veterans with heart failure, according to... more
Abe: Extra hospital capacity among steps key to fight virus  ABC NEWS · 13 hours
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says new measures like companies letting their employees work from home and hospitals expanding their capacity to treat many patients will determine if... more
Abe: Flex hours, work style among key steps to fight virus  ABC NEWS · 12 hours
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says the success of new measures such as letting employees work from home and expanding hospital treatment capacity will determine whether... more
New disabilities are common among older people after hospitalization  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
Older adults often face new disabilities after a hospital stay for a serious illness. Among the problems they may need to adjust to are difficulties with bathing and dressing, shopping... more
Hospital admission, neurological consultation linked to better care quality for people with mini-stroke  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
Admission to the hospital and being seen by a neurologist are factors associated with better quality care for people with a transient... more
Integrated care conferences reduce length of hospital stay for COPD patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Hospitals can dramatically reduce the length of a patient's stay (by up to 67%) when their provider teams hold integrated care conferences, a daily meeting for... more
Analyzing Edgar Allan Poe's writings to solve the mystery of his death  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
On October 3 1849, the famed American horror and mystery author Edgar Allan Poe was found in a complete state of delirium – incoherent,... more
Secondary analysis reinforces safety of blood thinner  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Treatment with the blood thinner apixaban was associated with a lower risk of bleeding, death and hospitalization compared with warfarin, regardless of history of prior stroke or blood clot, according to a secondary analysis... more
Abnormally low levels of a key protein detected in brains of young men with autism  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Using cutting-edge imaging technology, researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have shown that the brains of young men... more
Japan reports 3rd cruise ship death, 57 more infected  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Japan's health ministry says a cruise ship passenger who had been hospitalized after testing positive for the new virus has died, the third fatality from the Diamond Princess more
Research group establishes the socio-emotional value generated by a hospital  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The interest expressed by the general public in social aspects is constantly growing and there are more and more companies and organizations that want to know what social... more
Two out of three young mothers have mental health problems, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
New research from McMaster Children's Hospital shows that two out of three young mothers have at least one mental health problem. more
Cases rise in S Korea, China, as Iran, Italy battle outbreak  ABC NEWS · 3 days
South Korea and China have both reported a rise in new virus cases, as the South Korean prime minister warned that the fast-spreading outbreak linked to... more
Infections climb in South Korea as world fights virus  ABC NEWS · 3 days
South Korea reported an eight-fold jump in viral infections Saturday with more than 400 cases mostly linked to a church and a hospital, and the death toll in Iran climbed... more
Virus spreads in South Korean city as thousands are screened  ABC NEWS · 4 days
South Korea on Saturday reported an eight-fold jump in viral infections in four days to 433, most of them linked to a church and a hospital in and... more
Virus spreads in S Korean city as thousands are screened  ABC NEWS · 4 days
South Korea has reported a six-fold jump in viral infections in four days to 346, most of them linked to a church and a hospital in and around... more
Virus cases jump in S Korea to 346, China daily count drops  ABC NEWS · 4 days
South Korea has reported a six-fold jump in viral infections in four days to 346, most of them linked to a church and a... more
Study highlights the need to promote fair, standardized measurement of cardiovascular care quality  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
In a new study published today in JAMA Cardiology, a team of researchers led by Rishi Wadhera, MD, MPP, MPhil, an investigator... more
Bundled-payment program for hip and knee replacement has not led to 'cherry-picking' of patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A pilot program introducing bundled payments for hip and knee replacement (HKR) in Medicare patients hasn't led hospitals to "cherry-pick"... more
16 cruise ship evacuees being moved to US hospitals  ABC NEWS · 5 days
Sixteen Americans who were brought to the U.S. from a quarantined cruise ship have been moved to hospitals more
4 virus patients from cruise ship moving to Washington state  ABC NEWS · 5 days
Four Americans who tested positive for the virus that caused an outbreak in China will be treated at a hospital in Spokane, Washington more
Jury clears hospital in controversial medical abuse case  ABC NEWS · 5 days
A Massachusetts jury has ruled that Boston Children’s Hospital wasn't medically negligent in its treatment of a Connecticut teen who spent nearly a year in state custody after doctors suspected her parents... more
The Case For Sending Drug Users Home From The Hospital With Open IV Lines.  NPR · 5 days
When patients need long-term treatment with IV antibiotics, hospitals usually let them do it at home — but not if... more
Trusting Injection Drug Users With IV Antibiotics At Home: It Can Work  NPR · 5 days
When patients need long-term treatment with IV antibiotics, hospitals usually let them do it at home — but not if they have a history... more
Higher case numbers correlated with better results in breast cancer surgery  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
In complex surgery, does a correlation exist between the volume of services provided per hospital or per surgeon and the quality of the treatment results? more
National shortage of forensic nurses frustrates rape victims  ABC NEWS · 6 days
A nationwide shortage of sexual assault nurse examiners means that rape victims are often forced to drive from hospital to hospital to find someone trained to examine them more
More internationally educated nurses in hospitals may result in a stable nursing workforce  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Having more nurses trained outside of the United States working on a hospital unit does not hurt collaboration among healthcare professionals and... more
Geriatric-specific characteristics linked to hospital readmission risk of elderly surgical patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Researchers have examined new geriatric-specific characteristics that appear to raise the risk of elderly surgical patients having an unplanned hospital readmission within a month of initially... more
Tailoring care for older patients after emergency surgery can greatly improves outcomes  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Tailoring care for older patients who have had emergency surgery can reduce complications and deaths, decrease the length of hospital stays and cut down... more
Low folate levels associated with malnutrition in hospital patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
About 10% of patients who come to complex care hospitals may have low levels of folate and other indicators of malnutrition, investigators say. more
Black Death mass grave discovered at 14th-century monastery hospital  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A mass burial of bodies, known to be victims of the Black Death, has been discovered at the site of a 14th-century monastery hospital at Thornton Abbey, Lincolnshire. more
Plague victims in medieval mass grave were arranged with care by 'last chance' hospital's clergy  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
New analysis of a mass grave in medieval England reveals a bleak glimpse of a community overwhelmed by... more
Virus claims life of hospital director in hard-hit Wuhan  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A hospital director who helped lead the fight against China's new virus has become one of its victims. Liu Zhiming had mobilized all the resources of his hospital in Wuhan... more
Study finds higher and earlier incidence of COPD in people living with HIV  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
eople in Ontario living with HIV had a 34 per cent higher incidence rate of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and were diagnosed... more
Study provides insight into link between cancer driver gene and alternative splicing changes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A multi-institutional group of researchers led by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has linked a strong cancer driver gene to changes in proteins... more
Hospitality linked to patient satisfaction scores, not quality of medical care  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Patients' ratings of hospitals and willingness to recommend them have almost no correlation to the quality of medical care provided or to patient survival rates, according... more
Quarantine ruling: Russia sends woman back after she escapes  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A Russian court has ordered a woman who escaped from a virus quarantine to return back to the hospital she fled and stay under quarantine for at least two more... more
Legionella Conference 2020 focuses on prevention of health care-associated waterborne diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Discussions at Legionella Conference 2020: Prevention of Disease and Injury From Waterborne Pathogens in Health Care will focus on hazards related to medical devices, cleaning and... more
Study finds inadequate testing for Tennessee infants exposed to hepatitis C  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Most Tennessee infants exposed to hepatitis C at birth are not later tested to see if they acquired the virus, according to a study by researchers... more
MCG physicians help rural hospitals better treat patients by establishing tele-EDs  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Emergency medicine physicians at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University are helping rural hospitals better treat patients by establishing tele-emergency departments. more
Inflammation detected in the brains of veterans with Gulf War Illness  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In a new discovery, researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have detected widespread inflammation in the brains of veterans diagnosed with Gulf War Illness. more
Man sued over Iowa sexual arousal study ran Kansas facility  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A child psychologist who was formerly the top administrator at a state hospital in Kansas is facing a federal lawsuit in Iowa involving sexual arousal experiments on residents... more
Digital solution for a smart pregnancy  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Wouldn't it be handy if you were able to record your baby's heartbeat or even take an ultrasound scan just using a smartphone app at home, without having to make an appointment to visit your obstetrician... more
Experts call for new graphic warnings to be added to cigarette packages  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Experts at the Center for Tobacco Research and The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J.... more
NPF names Rush as National Center of Excellence for Pancreatic Cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The National Pancreas Foundation has named Rush University Medical Center as a National Center of Excellence for Pancreatic Cancer, a designation given to hospitals that have... more
SABIC introduces new LNP ELCRES CRX PC copolymers at MD&M West 2020  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The use of highly aggressive chemical disinfectants is a common approach to preventing hospital-acquired infections in hospitals and clinics. However, these disinfectants can produce... more
Study highlights trends in hospitalization, outcomes among veterans with critical limb ischemia  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Between 2005 and 2014, the number of veterans who were hospitalized, required amputation or died due to critical blockages in leg arteries declined, according... more
Diets high in fat and protein exacerbate C. diff infections in mice  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Popular diets low in carbs and high in fat and protein might be good for the waistline, but a new UNLV study shows that just the opposite may... more
Skin cancer rates found to be higher among gay and bisexual men  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In the largest study of skin cancer rates among gay, lesbian or bisexual individuals, investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital report important differences in... more
2 patients in Russia with COVID-19 have fully recovered  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Russian officials say two Chinese nationals hospitalized with COVID-19 in Russia last month have fully recovered from the disease and have been discharged from hospitals this week more
Macrophages migrate from the blood to attack brain tissue shortly after stroke  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Macrophages are part of the innate immune system and essential for brain development and function. Using a novel method, scientists from Jena University Hospital,... more
Tenet Healthcare to pay $1.4M to settle cardiac lawsuit  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Tenet Healthcare and its Southern California hospital Desert Regional Medical Center will pay $1.4 million to resolve allegations that it knowingly charged Medicare for implanting unnecessary cardiac monitors in patients more
Blue Water Vaccines enters into agreement to develop Streptococcus pneumoniae vaccine with St. Jude  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Blue Water Vaccines Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on creating transformative vaccines solving global health challenges, has entered into an... more
Most vulnerable patients are not reimbursed fairly by Medicare, research finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Hospitals, doctors and Medicare Advantage insurance plans that care for some of the most vulnerable patients are not reimbursed fairly by Medicare, according to recent findings... more
St. Jude's researchers receive ACGT Grant to tackle challenges of pediatric sarcomas  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
An innovative approach to tackling the challenges of pediatric sarcomas is being pursued by researchers at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (Memphis, Tennessee) with... more
Researchers identify involvement of certain cortical areas in the loss of control over food intake  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers at UPF, in collaboration with researchers from the University of Mainz (Germany), the Center for Genomic Regulation,... more
New approach to unraveling clostridium difficile  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Clostridium difficile, a bacterium known to cause symptoms from diarrhea to life-threatening colon damage, is part of a growing epidemic for the elderly and hospitalized patients. Biologists have now developed models of the common fruit fly... more
Serving sustainable food to patients at Seattle Children’s  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
What do you think of when someone says, “hospital food” — green Jell-O anyone? more
Baby boomers driving surge in hospital admissions for alcoholism  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The latest figures released by the UK’s National Health Service show an increase in the number of hospital admissions because of alcohol by well over 25%, over the last six... more
Chinese doctor who sounded the alarm about the virus dies  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
A hospital in China says a doctor who got in trouble with authorities in the communist country for sounding an early warning about the coronavirus outbreak has died... more
Whistleblower doctor reported in critical condition in China  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
A hospital in China says a doctor who got in trouble with authorities in the communist country for sounding an early warning about the coronavirus outbreak is in critical condition with the... more
Researchers compile large catalog of cancer mutations  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Mutations in 38 different types of cancer have been mapped by means of whole genome analysis by an international team of researchers from, amongst others, the University of Copenhagen, Aarhus University, Aarhus University Hospital,... more
New robot will assist surgeons during uterine operations  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The project has been conducted in collaboration with the Gynaecology and Obstetrics Department, General Surgery, Urology and Thoracic Surgery of Valencia's General Hospital, through their Research Foundation and with the support of... more
China opens new hospitals for virus patients, deaths top 560  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
China has finished building a second new hospital to isolate and treat patients of a virus that has killed more than 560 people and continues to spread, disrupting... more
Patients caught in crossfire between giant hospital chain, large insurer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
After Zoe Friedland became pregnant with her first child, she was picky about choosing a doctor to guide her through delivery. more
NHS reveals record-breaking number of alcohol-related hospital admissions  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The NHS has today revealed that in 2018, a staggering 1.3million people were admitted to hospital because of alcohol, a figure that represents 7.4% of all hospital admissions across the country. more
Choosing common pain relievers: It's complicated  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
About 29 million Americans use over-the-counter nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to treat pain. Every year in the US, NSAID use is attributed to approximately 100,000 hospitalizations and 17,000 deaths. All of these drugs have benefits and... more
The Latest: Thousands of medical staff strike in Hong Kong  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Hong Kong's Hospital Authority says 4,600 medical staff, mainly nurses, didn't turn up for work Wednesday as part of a strike by a medical union more
Expanded Medication Assistance Program increases access to vital cancer therapies  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The Medical Assistance Program at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute has helped more than... more
New treatment target in acute kidney injury prevention revealed  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Up to 10% of patients who are hospitalized or undergo surgery will experience acute kidney injury, and as many as 50% of patients in intensive care units will meet the... more
New treatment target for acute kidney injury prevention revealed  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Up to 10% of patients who are hospitalized or undergo surgery will experience acute kidney injury, and as many as 50% of patients in intensive care units will meet the... more
Mainland China deaths rise to 490, cases exceed 24,000  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Deaths from the new virus have risen to 490  in mainland China and the number of new cases has increased to 24,324, as China moved patients into newly built or... more
China deaths rise to 490, Japan confirms 10 cases on ship  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Japan said 10 people on a cruise ship have tested positive for a new virus and were being taken to hospitals more
RNA affecting skin cancer progression discovered  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers at the University of Turku, Turku University Central Hospital, and Western Cancer Center have discovered a new RNA molecule, PRECSIT, which regulates the growth and invasion of squamous cell carcinoma of the skin. more
General anesthesia in cesarean delivery linked with increased risk of postpartum depression  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new study shows that having general anesthesia in a cesarean delivery is linked with significantly increased odds of severe postpartum depression requiring hospitalization,... more
German nurse in morphine babies case freed after test mix-up  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Prosecutors say a nurse at a German hospital who was arrested on suspicion of administering morphine to five young babies has been released after new tests showed that... more
Hong Kong reports virus death as workers strike at hospitals  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Hong Kong hospitals are cutting services as medical workers strike for a second day to demand the borders with mainland China be shut completely to ward off a... more
Hospitals cut services as worried Hong Kong has 1st death  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Hong Kong hospitals are cutting services as medical workers strike for a second day to demand the borders with mainland China be shut completely to ward off a... more
China's virus cases top 20K as Hong Kong closes most borders  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
China says the number of infections from a new virus has surpassed 20,000 as medical workers and patients arrived at a new hospital and President Xi... more
Some hospitals wary as new liver transplant rules begin  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Long-delayed rules that will more broadly share scarce donated livers go into effect Tuesday more
1st US patient with new virus leaves hospital, is recovering  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The man who became the first U.S. patient with the new virus from China has left the hospital and says in a statement that he is getting better... more
Built in 10 days, China's virus hospital takes 1st patients  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The first patients have arrived at a specialized hospital built in just 10 days as part of China's intensive efforts to fight a new virus more
Hong Kong union calls strike to demand China border closure  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
A union for Hong Kong hospital workers says its members will go on strike Monday to press a demand for the Chinese territory to bar entry to visitors... more
The Latest: Canada virus patient released from hospital  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
The man who contracted Canada's first case of the new virus from China has been discharged from a Toronto hospital more
Doctor's lawyer: Murder case simple, about end-of-life care  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
The lawyer for an Ohio doctor charged with murder in the deaths of 25 patients calls it “a very simple case" about hospital employees caring for people who were on life support... more
Preeminent hospitals penalized over rates of patients’ injuries  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Hundreds of hospitals across the nation, including a number with sterling reputations for cutting-edge care, will be paid less by Medicare after the federal government pronounced that they had higher rates of... more
Mercy Medical Center receives five stars for quality of care  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Mercy Medical Center has received a 5-Star Overall Hospital Rating, the highest possible, from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for quality of care. more
Two Rush hospitals earn top rating from CMS  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Rush University Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital again earned high marks in one of the nation's most respected assessments of health care quality. more
Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas designated as Level IV maternal care center  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, a part of Baylor Scott & White Health, is the first hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth designated... more
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