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Hospitality, not medical care, drives patient satisfaction

Cornell University

Patients’ ratings of hospitals and willingness to recommend them have almost no correlation to the quality of medical care provided or to patient survival rates, according to new Cornell University research.

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Released:
17-Feb-2020 10:30 AM EST
Newswise: Dental School Surgeon Explores Link Between WWI Facial Trauma and Modern Plastic Surgery

Dental School Surgeon Explores Link Between WWI Facial Trauma and Modern Plastic Surgery

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Shahid Aziz, a professor of oral and maxillofacial surgeon at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, who treats many facial trauma patients, shows how facial trauma in WWI contributed to the rise of modern plastic surgery.

Channels: All Journal News, History, Military Health, Surgery, Trauma,

Released:
17-Feb-2020 10:15 AM EST
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B cells may travel to remote areas of the brain to improve stroke recovery

University of Kentucky

New University of Kentucky research shows that the immune system may target other remote areas of the brain to improve recovery after a stroke.

Channels: All Journal News, Neuro, PNAS,

Released:
17-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Michigan Medicine Pediatric Surgeon Performs Incision-Less Hernia Repairs for Kids

Michigan Medicine Pediatric Surgeon Performs Incision-Less Hernia Repairs for Kids

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

A unique procedure, created by a Michigan Medicine pediatric surgeon, is repairing inguinal hernias in children using an ultrasound and a needle, with no incision needed.

Channels: Bone Health, Children's Health, Surgery,

Released:
17-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST
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FSU expert available to comment on effectiveness of flu vaccine

Florida State University

By: Bill Wellock | Published: February 14, 2020 | 3:35 pm | SHARE: As an outbreak of a new coronavirus makes headlines across the world, another more common infectious disease is spreading across the United States and beyond — the flu.About 8 percent of the U.S. population gets sick from the flu each season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Channels: Infectious Diseases, Public Health, Vaccines, Coronavirus, Influenza,

Released:
17-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Electric superbike designed by students to race this summer

Electric superbike designed by students to race this summer

University of Warwick

As the government has announced proposals to ban the sale of petrol, diesel and hybrid cars by 2035 the race to electrify the motor industry is on, and motorbikes aren’t to be overlooked.

Channels: Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Technology,

Released:
17-Feb-2020 8:45 AM EST
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Newswise: Researchers Challenge New Guidelines on Aspirin in Primary Prevention

Researchers Challenge New Guidelines on Aspirin in Primary Prevention

Florida Atlantic University

New guidelines recommend aspirin use in primary prevention for people ages 40 to 70 years old who are at higher risk of a first cardiovascular event, but not for those over 70. Yet, people over 70 are at higher risks of cardiovascular events than those under 70. As a result, health care providers are understandably confused about whether or not to prescribe aspirin for primary prevention of heart attacks or strokes, and if so, to whom.

Channels: All Journal News, Cardiovascular Health, Healthcare, Heart Disease, Pharmaceuticals, Government/Law, U.S. Politics,

Released:
17-Feb-2020 8:30 AM EST
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