Changes in managing patients before, during and after colorectal surgery cut hospital stays by two days and reduced readmission rates, according to researchers who led a study of the approach at Duke University Hospital.
– Duke Medicine|4/24/2014 11:00 AM EDT
Investigators from Montefiore and Einstein to Present Data at American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting
Researchers from the Montefiore Headache Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine will present nine abstracts related to migraine and other types of head pain at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology.
– Montefiore Medical Center|4/24/2014 10:40 AM EDT
Contact lenses coated with an antimicrobial peptide could help to lower the risk of contact lens-related infections, reports a study in Optometry and Vision Science, official journal of the American Academy of Optometry. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.
– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins|4/24/2014 10:30 AM EDT
With “The Drama of DNA,” Bioethicists Use Theatrical Narratives To Bridge the Gap Between Society and Science
A new book from bioethicists at Johns Hopkins and Columbia Universities uses dramatic narratives as an accessible gateway to the complex ethical issues of integrating genomics and healthcare.
– Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics|4/24/2014 10:00 AM EDT
Researchers have developed a new and unconventional battery chemistry aimed at producing batteries that last longer than previously thought possible.
– Oak Ridge National Laboratory|4/24/2014 10:00 AM EDT
Warmer, spring weather has many of us getting out and becoming more active, and the brown recluse spider is no exception. Kansas State University scientists shared 10 facts about the somewhat small, shy spider.
– Kansas State University Research and Extension|4/24/2014 10:00 AM EDT
Researchers from McGill have suggested that there may be an overreporting of attention problems in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), simply because parents and teachers are using a misplaced basis for comparison. They are testing and comparing children with FASD with children of the same physical or chronological age, rather than with children of the same mental age, which is often quite a lot younger.
– McGill University|4/24/2014 10:00 AM EDT
‘Take me out to the ballgame’ doesn’t exactly conjure up images of apple slices and kale chips. The more likely culprits include French fries, soda and the occasional box of Crackerjacks.
– Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center|4/24/2014 10:00 AM EDT
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