Exposure to chemotherapy can create hazards for nurses, pharmacists as they deliver lifesaving care to patients, but use of protective devices remains low
Bundled payments have been touted as mechanisms to optimize quality and costs. A prior feasibility study evaluating bundled payments for screening mammography episodes predated widespread adoption of digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT).
The growing popularity of microdosing -- taking tiny amounts of psychedelic drugs to boost mood and mental acuity
Indiana University researchers have invented technology to watch bacteria build cell walls in real time
The discovery could lead to novel, more specific, and more effective MS therapies and a better understanding of how the disease develops
A new way to create proteins that can sneak through HIV's protective coating may be a step toward understanding the key components needed for developing a vaccine for the virus, according to researchers.
New methods for understanding the immune system and how to boost it
A new World Health Organization (WHO) strategy aims to halve the impact of snakebite, which affects 5.4 million people globally each year, kills up to 138 000 and leaves 400 000 suffering permanent physical and psychological disabilities
New HIV infections in the United States could be substantially reduced by up to 67 percent by 2030 if ambitious goals for HIV care and treatment are met and targeted prevention interventions for people at risk for HIV are rapidly scaled up, according to a study by Georgia State University and the Un...
A hefty blow to the chest can have entirely opposite outcomes. While, for instance, some baseball players have died after being hit in the chest by a baseball, patients undergoing fatal cardiac tachyarrhythmias have been saved by an appropriately timed thump to the chest.
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA - LOS ANGELES HEALTH SCIENCES
Researchers at Yale and at the National Center for Cardiovascular Disease in China just quantified a significant opportunity to improve Chinese heart health: 1 in 10 middle-aged Chinese adults are at high risk for heart disease, yet only about 3% of those at-risk are taking either statins or aspirin...