Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Second case of deadly SARS-like virus in France

French health authorities said early Sunday that a second person had contracted a deadly new SARS-like virus, after sharing a hospital ward with the first victim identified in the country.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A dose of 'wait-and-see' reduces unnecessary antibiotic use

Asking patients to take a 'wait-and-see' approach before having their antibiotic prescriptions filled significantly reduces unnecessary use, a University of Queensland study has shown.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Kidney damage diagnosis may be inaccurate for many, suggests study

Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have found that, for many patients, an initial diagnosis of "acute kidney injury" may have been inaccurate. Their finding, based on an analysis of patient records, ...

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