Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

DR Congo Ebola epidemic widens on eve of first anniversary

An Ebola epidemic in eastern DR Congo sharply widened Wednesday, the eve of the first anniversary of the outbreak, with one death and another diagnosis reported and the quarantining of 15 people in a previously unaffected ...

Medical research

Peripherally inserted central catheters often used in CKD

(HealthDay)—Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) are frequently used in hospitalized patients with stage 3b or greater chronic kidney disease (estimated glomerular filtration rate [eGFR],

Oncology & Cancer

Higher surgical volume may improve outcomes in cervical cancer

(HealthDay)—Surgery at high-volume centers is associated with decreased local recurrence risk and improved survival for women with early-stage cervical cancer, according to a study published in the June issue of Obstetrics ...

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