Archive: 01/02/2013

Battling a bacterial threat

In 2002, a new kind of bacterial infection was detected in the United States. It was caused by a common bug, Staphylococcus aureus, but with a troubling new twist. It was resistant to the drug that typically ...

Jan 02, 2013
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Physician review websites rely on few patient reviews

Millions of Americans read physician ratings on websites such as Healthgrades.com, but such ratings are based on scores from an average of only 2.4 patients, a Loyola University Medical Center study has found.

Jan 02, 2013
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In Ethiopia, HIV disclosure is low

In Ethiopia, where more than 1.2 million people are infected with HIV, disclosure of infection by patients is important in the fight against the disease. A new study led by a Brown sociology researcher investigates HIV-positive ...

Jan 02, 2013
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Study calls into doubt previous BPA research

(Medical Xpress)—Yellow coat color mice in Cheryl Rosenfeld's lab are not fortunate sons and daughters.Conventional knowledge says these mice will likely live fatter, more diseased lives than their black, ...

Jan 02, 2013
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