Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Greater nurse staffing tied to better sepsis outcomes

Hospitals that provide more registered nurse hours of care could likely improve outcomes for Medicare beneficiaries with sepsis, according to a study published online May 27 in JAMA Health Forum.

Neuroscience

Racial and ethnic disparities in stroke outcomes

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S. Despite declines in stroke mortality in the overall population in recent decades, disparities in incidence remain persistent among Black and Hispanic Americans. Now a ...

Cardiology

Virtual biopsy set to transform heart transplant care

The days of heart transplant survivors undergoing invasive biopsies could soon be over after a new MRI technique has proven to be safe and effective; reducing complications and hospital admissions.

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer patients face greater risks from abdominal aneurysm repair

Elective abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair in patients with a cancer diagnosis is associated with several poor postoperative outcomes according to a newly published study from researchers at the University of Missouri ...

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