Health

Sesame Street teaches physicians a lesson

More than two million people are incarcerated in the United States, the highest incarceration rate in the world. So perhaps it comes as no surprise that last year the popular children's television series ...

Oct 06, 2014
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Program to reduce hospital readmissions doesn't have impact

Researchers at UC San Francisco have found that a nurse-led intervention program designed to reduce readmissions among ethnically and linguistically diverse older patients did not improve 30-day hospital readmission rates. ...

Oct 07, 2014
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Pre-eclampsia may be caused by the fetus, not the placenta

Pre-eclampsia, the potentially deadly condition that affects pregnant women, may be caused by problems meeting the oxygen demands of the growing fetus, according to an editorial in the November issue of Anaesthesia, the jo ...

Oct 16, 2014
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NAMS to launch free menopause mobile app

The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) is set to launch a first-ever menopause mobile app designed for use by both clinicians and patients to help manage menopausal symptoms and assess risk factors.

Oct 10, 2014
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How closely do urologists adhere to AUA guidelines?

Evidence-based guidelines play an increasing role in setting standards for medical practice and quality but are seldom systematically evaluated in the practice setting. Investigators evaluated the rate of physician adherence ...

Oct 15, 2014
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