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Researchers study risk factors of infection of the surgical site following neurosurgery

Researchers study risk factors of infection of the surgical site following neurosurgery

Novel approach of blocking inflammation before surgical procedure may prevent cancer recurrences

Novel approach of blocking inflammation before surgical procedure may prevent cancer recurrences

Cedars-Sinai expert urges physicians and patients to manage pain without addictive pills

Cedars-Sinai expert urges physicians and patients to manage pain without addictive pills

Researchers exploit nanoparticles to develop test for early detection of different diseases

Researchers exploit nanoparticles to develop test for early detection of different diseases

New tool seeks to predict postoperative delirium severity in older adults

New tool seeks to predict postoperative delirium severity in older adults

Combination immunotherapy shows promise in pre-surgical setting for early-stage lung cancers

Combination immunotherapy shows promise in pre-surgical setting for early-stage lung cancers

Receiving blood transfusion during liver cancer surgery has higher risk of recurrence and death

Receiving blood transfusion during liver cancer surgery has higher risk of recurrence and death

Delirium increases risk of cognitive dysfunction, but only in the first postoperative month

Delirium increases risk of cognitive dysfunction, but only in the first postoperative month

Microorganisms on explanted pedicle screws could be potential cause for spinal implant failure

Microorganisms on explanted pedicle screws could be potential cause for spinal implant failure

Innovative 'gut-on-a-chip' technology will help better understand Crohn's disease

Innovative 'gut-on-a-chip' technology will help better understand Crohn's disease

Combination of radiotherapy and anti-hormone treatment can prevent recurrence of hormone-driven breast cancer

Combination of radiotherapy and anti-hormone treatment can prevent recurrence of hormone-driven breast cancer

'Tummy tuck' can be safely performed in obese patients with no increase in complications

'Tummy tuck' can be safely performed in obese patients with no increase in complications

More care is needed for patients after kidney transplantations, reports research

More care is needed for patients after kidney transplantations, reports research

Aging and high-fat diet disrupt gut microbiome to cause inflammation in heart failure

Aging and high-fat diet disrupt gut microbiome to cause inflammation in heart failure

ICHE’s reviews on surgical infections, unnecessary urine tests, and nurses' role in antibiotic stewardship

ICHE’s reviews on surgical infections, unnecessary urine tests, and nurses' role in antibiotic stewardship

Drug that reverses blood thinning effects stops acute life-threatening bleeding

Drug that reverses blood thinning effects stops acute life-threatening bleeding

Cannabinoid compounds may reduce viability of colon cancer cells

Cannabinoid compounds may reduce viability of colon cancer cells

Gerontologists assess change in patients' functional status after valve replacement procedure

Gerontologists assess change in patients' functional status after valve replacement procedure

Automated texts lead to improved outcomes after total knee or hip replacement surgery

Automated texts lead to improved outcomes after total knee or hip replacement surgery

Mechanism underlying impaired allergic inflammation in children may explain hygiene hypothesis

Mechanism underlying impaired allergic inflammation in children may explain hygiene hypothesis