Archive: 10/05/2011

Study: Worst hospitals treat larger share of poor

(AP) -- The nation's worst hospitals treat twice the proportion of elderly black patients and poor patients than the best hospitals, and their patients are more likely to die of heart attacks and pneumonia, new research ...

Oct 05, 2011
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Nursing home flu shots fall short, especially for blacks

At the beginning of the 2011-12 flu season, a new study finds that the proportion of nursing home patients who get a shot remains lower than a national public health goal and that the rate is lower for blacks than for whites. ...

Oct 05, 2011
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New potential therapeutic target for breast cancer

A possible new target for breast cancer therapy comes from the discovery that the Tyk2 protein helps suppress the growth and metastasis of breast tumors, as reported in Journal of Interferon & Cytokine Re ...

Oct 05, 2011
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