Mastery in Diabetes Management: HbA1c's Role in Diabetes Readmission
Hirva Bakeri, MD, MS, on how HbA1c levels were not predictive of 30-day hospital readmissions
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New tool identifies diabetes patients at risk for low blood sugar emergencies
A team of researchers has developed and validated a practical tool for identifying diabetes patients who are at the highest risk for being admitted to an emergency department...
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Man in serious condition after freak windmill accident
The man was airlifted to hospital after a windmill fell on top of him near Bundaberg.
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Many Hospitals Fail to Support Smoking Cessation for CHD Patients
Providers missing out on 'teachable moment'
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Identifying T2D Patients at Risk for Hypoglycemia Hospitalization
Risk-stratification tool used six variables easily obtained from medical records
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Light rail stage two unlikely to go to Canberra Hospital due to technical constraints
The next stage of Canberra's light rail project is unlikely to extend as far as Canberra Hospital.
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'Confusion' Complicates Hospitalization of Elderly
Stays are often two weeks longer, British study says Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Facilities , Seniors' Health
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Bullying and cyberbullying top parents' list of worries, new report reveals
Parents may also experience some nerves as their children prepare to head back to school. Bullying and cyberbullying top parents' list of worries when it comes to their...
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Man Accidentally Pierces Himself In the Heart With a Nail
Rodale Inc. He managed to drive himself to the hospital after the accident A 52-year-old man's attempt at home improvement took a dangerous turn when he accidentally shot a...
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Cancer NHS patient spends 13 hours waiting on a trolley
Nick Turner, 54, says he felt like he was in the 'third world' as he waited for treatment for a blood infection at Worcestershire Royal Hospital on 30 July.
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Gulf of Mexico DEAD ZONE caused by agricultural runoff from U.S. farms
Every year, a hypoxic zone appears along the Gulf of Mexico. Otherwise known as a “dead zone,” it is an area of water that contains little to no oxygen. The significantly...
Fetal Harm In Zika Virus Infection During Pregnancy Related To Maternal...
Zika virus smothers immune system in pregnant women, causing severe abnormalities in fetus as well as other pregnancy related complications.
Liquorice pills can interfere with other medication
Liquorice pills are said to reduce hot flushes by 80% and reduce bone thinning. But a new Illinois study found they can interfere with the way the liver processes other drugs...
Popular Heartburn Drugs Don't Raise Risk of Alzheimer's
Researchers say proton pump inhibitors like Nexium or Prilosec not linked to dementia Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease , Drug Safety , Heartburn
Control Mechanisms of Synapse Formation Identified
Excitatory synapses release neurotransmitters that excite neurons and synaptic inhibitors release neurotransmitters to inhibit nerve cell excitability synapse.
New Terahertz Imaging Approach can be Useful for Detecting Early-Stage Skin...
Skin cancer can already be detected using terahertz light, but because of the low resolution, the cancer can only be seen after it has grown quite large.
Smart Label Could Detect Food and Cosmetic Spoilage, Contamination
A low-cost, portable, paper-based sensor incorporated into smart labels helps to detect food and cosmetic spoilage and contamination with easy-to-read results.
The Rock Shares His Gym Playlist So We Can All Workout Like Him
Rodale Inc. Ok, so maybe not exactly like him You probably can't lift like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson at the gym, but now at least you can listen to the music that gets him in...
Patients With Heart Failure Mostly Underestimate Their Disease Risk
The perception about heart disease severity varied between the patient and the physician who treated them.
Breast Milk Might Be Used To Fight Antibacterial Resistance
Sugars present in the breast milk helps take over bacteria which are usually resistant to antibiotics.