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Population ageing is one of the major global phenomena of the 21st century. Despite the great achiev

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Fostering Geriatric Medicine in Europe

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Organisational Development: Achieving Change

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Improving The Provision Of A Compliance Aid Dispensing Service

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Periodontitis Treatment Prevents Heart Disease

A new study by the scientists at Forsyth and Boston University sheds more light on the connection between the mouth and the heart.  The study,...

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Atrial Fibrillation Patients Receive Unnecessary Blood Thinners

A letter by UCSF researchers published in JAMA Internal Medicine provides evidence that a quarter of all atrial fibrillation (AF) patients at...

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New Contact Precautions for Visitors of Infectious Disease Patients

Leading infectious diseases experts have released new guidance for healthcare facilities looking to establish precautions for visitors of patients...

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Delivery System Reform From the Inside Out

An alliance of major healthcare organisations publicly committed to partnering with patients is forming under the aegis of the Institute for...

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Mental Practice: Rehearsing for Trauma

Trauma is a fast-paced, demanding environment, and communication is key to ensuring everyone understands their roles and responsibilities. As...

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Patient Confusion about Opioid Addiction in the ED

Emergency department (ED) patients have misperceptions about opioid dependence and want more information about their pain management options,...

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Software Improves Accuracy of Spinal Surgery

A software program that can be easily integrated with current procedures allows surgeons to better distinguish between vertebrae during spinal...

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Natural Language Processing Accurately Tracks Clinical Quality

Hospital systems interested in mining text documents for medical knowledge that can improve the quality of care should consider using natural...

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Brain Imaging Predicts Language Ability in ASD Toddlers

Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) may be useful in determining future language development outcomes in toddlers with autistic spectrum...

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MRI Detects Breast Cancer with High Accuracy

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can definitively diagnose around 90 percent of all breast cancers, compared to only 37.5 percent detection rate...

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Rare Antibody Targets Ebola and Marburg Virus

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have captured the first images showing how immune molecules bind to a site on the surface...

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3-D Vaccine Against Cancer and Infectious Diseases

Researchers at the Harvard University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have developed a novel 3D vaccine that could provide an effective...

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FDA Approves New Antibiotic Avycaz

The FDA has approved the combination of ceftazidime-avibactam (CAZ-AVI). The antibiotic under the brand name of Avycaz will be marketed by Forest...

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Palbociclib Effective for Hormone-Resistant Breast Cancer

Results of a Phase II study led by researchers in the Abramson Cancer Center and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania...

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