Archive: 11/08/2011

Safety risks seen in computerized medical records

The nation's transition to electronic medical records, now in full swing, risks overlooking potential patient safety problems, independent advisers warned the Obama administration Tuesday.

Nov 08, 2011
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Financial reimbursement increases cardiac stress tests

Patients treated by physicians who billed for both technical (practice/equipment) and professional (supervision/ interpretation) components of nuclear and echocardiographic stress imaging tests were more likely to undergo ...

Nov 08, 2011
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Molecular corkscrew

Scientists from the universities of Zurich and Duisburg-Essen have discovered a specific function of the protein p97/VCP. They demonstrate that the protein repairs DNA breaks like a corkscrew, a repair mechanism that could ...

Nov 08, 2011
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VCU performs separation surgery on conjoined twins

A team of Virginia Commonwealth University pediatric surgeons today successfully completed the separation of 19-month-old conjoined twins Maria and Teresa Tapia of the Dominican Republic.

Nov 08, 2011
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