‘Significant' proportion of health care workers, patients shed flu virus before symptoms appear
Researchers tracking influenza transmission at a tertiary care hospital in Switzerland found that a “significant” proportion of patients and health care workers shed influenza...
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Assaults on NHS hospital staff hit record levels in Wales
New figures show attacks take place on average 10 times every day
1 day ago - Wales online
Heart transplant patient comes back to thank UCI Medical Center staff
Last August, Roland Adams received a heart and kidney transplant at a Los Angeles-area hospital after struggling for several years with chronic heart failure. As part of his...
1 day ago - UC Irvine Health
Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriales in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Departments in Portugal: should we be worried?
Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriales have emerged as a significant global public health problem that places patients at risk of potentially untreatable infection. The...
1 day ago - Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery
The Patient Satisfaction Chasm
Researchers identify a gap between desires of hospital management and the experiences of frontline clinicians
1 day ago - BWH
Vermont Woman Receives Full Face Transplant
Fifth face transplant performed at Brigham and Women's Hospital
1 day ago - BWH
Watch the Birdie: Badminton Players at Risk for Eye Injuries
Badminton players may be at high risk for serious eye injuries, many of which can bring on permanent vision problems or blindness, according to a study of wounds treated at a...
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Attackers kill doctor at hospital in Congo's Ebola epicenter
Attackers storm hospital in the epicenter of Congo's Ebola outbreak, kill doctor from Cameroon, hurt others
1 day ago - ABC News
Outcomes Analysis of Children Diagnosed With Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis in the PICU
Objectives: Describe a single center experience of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in a PICU over a 10-year period, to identify clinical features that may be associated with...
1 day ago - Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
'Superbugs' Hang Out on Hospital Patients
In the study, researchers tested 399 hospital patients and found that 14% had superbugs on their hands or nostrils right after admission. Superbugs were also found on items...
1 day ago - Web MD
The headlines of Master Doctor
Exercise is still the best way to lower blood pressure, study shows
Exercise is good for the heart, and even cardiologists agree. So it is not surprising that researchers want to find out the extent of its usefulness, especially where problems...
Elmo Taught Cersei And Tyrion A Little Something About Respect
Cersei and Tyrion got a very important lesson about getting along and respect courtesy of Sesame Street What's the one thing that could maybe, possibly broker peace between...
Study: Dietary cystine can improve blood albumin levels
A multi-university study from Japan noted that consuming dietary proteins rich in cystine can regulate plasma mercaptalbumin levels, based on animal studies. The results of the...
1,000 unvaccinated Brooklyn children received the MMR shot this week
Last week, 3,300 children in Williamsburg had not been vaccinated. Since the state of emergency was declared, 1,000 have got the shot.
MORE blood pressure pills recalled over carcinogen fears
Last summer it emerged drugs made in China and India, and dispatched across the world were contaminated with carcinogens NMBA, NMDA, and NDEA.
If You're Eating Any of These Foods Late in the Evening, They Could Be...
There are so many things that can disrupt your sleep - from stress about work deadlines to the temperature of the room - but if you find yourself tossing and turning after a...
What I Want To Say To My High School Senior
Senior year is almost over for my “practice kid.” My firstborn. The one who helped me figure out how to be a mom. As I wrap my head around the logistics of moving him into...
I Almost Died Twice Because Doctors Didn't Believe Me
“I think you're a hypochondriac,” the doctor sighed. Then, “Maybe it's anorexia?” I'd been sick for months, starting with a stomach virus over Thanksgiving break. I was running...
Skinnytaste Meal Plan
A free 7-day flexible weight loss meal plan including breakfast , lunch and dinner and a shopping list. All recipes include calories and WW SmartPoints®. Happy Saturday! For...
Crustless Ham and Cheese Quiche
This low-carb Crustless Ham and Cheese Quiche is light and delicious, perfect for breakfast or brunch! Made with a leftover ham or ham steak, broccoli and Swiss...