Cardiology

Heart attack modeled with human stem cells

Researchers at Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences developed a model of myocardial infarction using cardiomyocytes differentiated from human induced pluripotent stem cells.

Health

Patients treated by international doctors have lower death rates

In the United States, patient death rates are lower for internationally trained graduates than for graduates from a US medical school, despite international graduates caring for patients with higher rates of chronic conditions, ...

Health

ACP joins 'Amicus curiae' brief to supreme court

(HealthDay)—The American College of Physicians (ACP) has joined other organizations in an amicus curiae brief to the Supreme Court, urging the court to uphold considerations of race and ethnicity in the medical school admissions ...

Health

Restricting surgical residents' hours doesn't improve outcomes

Controversial restrictions on hospital residents' duty hours imposed in 2011 did not improve surgery patients' outcomes, reports a large new Northwestern Medicine study of U.S. hospitals, one of the first national evaluations ...

Other

Fatalities down sharply as 16-year-olds drive less

Getting behind a steering wheel has been the most hotly anticipated rite of passage for most American teenagers (and a cause of insomnia among parents) practically since the invention of the automobile. For decades, 16-year-olds ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer death rate gap widens based on education

(AP) -- The gap in cancer death rates between college graduates and those who only went to high school is widening, the American Cancer Society reported Friday.

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