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Diabetics experience more complications during hospitalization for trauma

Diabetics experience more complications during hospitalization for trauma

Use of sleeping pills in hospital leads to dependence for many seniors

Use of sleeping pills in hospital leads to dependence for many seniors

Include children in research to make breakthroughs in child medicine

Include children in research to make breakthroughs in child medicine

Summer's here so look out for Legionnaires disease

Summer's here so look out for Legionnaires disease

Threat of MRSA superbug under-estimated

Threat of MRSA superbug under-estimated

Protein C levels help predict severity of illness and risk of death in ICU patients

Protein C levels help predict severity of illness and risk of death in ICU patients

Patients with an alcohol-use disorder are more likely to require mechanical ventilation

Patients with an alcohol-use disorder are more likely to require mechanical ventilation

$50 million gift for University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center

$50 million gift for University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center

Arpida receives FDA approval to initiate Phase II trial with intravenous iclaprim

Arpida receives FDA approval to initiate Phase II trial with intravenous iclaprim

High rate of misdiagnosis in patients in an acute vegetative state

High rate of misdiagnosis in patients in an acute vegetative state

Simple video-based awareness programme could reduce rapidly increasing hospital infection rates

Simple video-based awareness programme could reduce rapidly increasing hospital infection rates

New mathematical model of sepsis

New mathematical model of sepsis

Early palliative care interventions can reduce length of stay in ICU

Early palliative care interventions can reduce length of stay in ICU

Patient care improves when medical residents work fewer hours

Patient care improves when medical residents work fewer hours

78 percent of living right liver donors experienced post-operative complications

78 percent of living right liver donors experienced post-operative complications

Prem baby's death closes Toronto neonatal unit

Prem baby's death closes Toronto neonatal unit

Researchers find cure for dogs with sudden acquired retinal degeneration syndrome

Researchers find cure for dogs with sudden acquired retinal degeneration syndrome

Hospitals that have better working conditions for nurses are safer for elderly intensive care unit patients

Hospitals that have better working conditions for nurses are safer for elderly intensive care unit patients

Heart-assist device gives Culver City man a better quality of life

Heart-assist device gives Culver City man a better quality of life

Fate of premature babies may be decided by which hospital they are born in

Fate of premature babies may be decided by which hospital they are born in