Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hospital: Mold outbreak linked to infections since 2001

Seattle Children's Hospital said Monday it believes a mold outbreak that has sickened seven patients, one fatally, since summer 2018 is linked to mold-related infections dating back nearly two decades.

Oncology & Cancer

Building a brighter way for capturing cancer during surgery

University of Texas at Dallas researchers have demonstrated that imaging technology used to map the universe shows promise for more accurately and quickly identifying cancer cells in the operating room.

Surgery

How long does a surgery take? Researchers create model

Operating rooms are a precious resource. They may account for 50 percent of a hospital's revenues and cost as much as $80 a minute. But figuring out how much time to allot for a surgery is a challenge every hospital faces.

Oncology & Cancer

Laser light detects tumors

Cancer—this diagnosis affects almost every second German at some point in their life. It is the second most frequent cause of death in Germany. But the earlier the disease is diagnosed, the greater are the chances of surviving ...

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