Medical Research News -
Research into engineering artificial organs that mimic the functions of human lymph nodes at The University of Alabama in Huntsville has garnered one of its professors a $507,777 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Program Award.
Women's Health News -
The 7th annual Metastatic Breast Cancer Research Conference will be hosted by Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah in partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and Theresa's Research Foundation on September 10 and 11, 2020.
Healthcare News -
We've all feared hearing a doctor say, "We need to talk." It's even scarier if the physician is robotic, speaks in jargon or isn't clear about next steps.
Medical Research News -
Ultraviolet technology developed by the New York-based firm PurpleSun Inc. eliminates more than 96 percent of pathogens in operating rooms and on medical equipment, compared to 38 percent using manual cleaning methods that rely on chemicals to disinfect surfaces, according to a study published this month in the American Journal of Infection Control.
Medical Condition News -
After 50 years of research and the testing of over 1,000 drugs, there is new hope for preserving brain cells for a time after stroke.
Medical Condition News -
In a new study published today in JAMA Cardiology, a team of researchers led by Rishi Wadhera, MD, MPP, MPhil, an investigator in the Smith Center for Outcomes Research in Cardiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, found that hospitals that received awards from the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology for the delivery of high-quality care for acute myocardial infarction and heart failure were more likely to be financially penalized under value-based programs than other hospitals.
Healthcare News -
Researchers at McMaster University have peered into the most intimate moments of sexually active women and men across Canada to ask if they're using condoms, all in an effort to gather data that could inform decisions around public health and sex education.
Medical Research News -
A pilot program introducing bundled payments for hip and knee replacement (HKR) in Medicare patients hasn't led hospitals to "cherry-pick" healthier patients at lower risk of complications, reports a study in the February 19, 2020 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.