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Medical journals propose mandate on clinical data sharing

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Graphic: Finger presses [28/01/2016] The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) proposes new rules that will require authors to share clinical trial data as a prerequisite for their manuscripts to be considered for publication.Medical journals propose mandate on clinical data sharing - Read more

Linking nursing and dentistry

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Photo: Smiling dentist from a patient's point of view [26/01/2016] Northeastern researchers are bringing nursing and dental students together to put into practice the role that oral health plays in overall health. A research team led by Maria Dolce, an associate professor in the School of Nursing at Northeastern, will make that idea a reality.Linking nursing and dentistry - Read more

USA: medical specialties and payments from manufacturers

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Photo: Physician with dollar bills in her pocket [07/01/2016] The Physician Payments Sunshine Act, passed under the Affordable Care Act, requires all pharmaceutical and medical device companies to report payments to physicians, including consulting fees, gifts, speaking fees, meals, travel and research grants.USA: medical specialties and payments from manufacturers - Read more

Mainz University installs a new particle accelerator

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Photo: Insertion of the zyklotron [06/01/2016] New cyclotron produces radioactive isotopes for nuclear chemistry to be applied in basic research and the development of clinical applications.Mainz University installs a new particle accelerator - Read more

Exceptional care requires patient-driven education

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Photo: Physician explains something to patient [21/12/2015] We have all been there: Sitting in a consultation with a doctor or nurse, jargon gets thrown around, time with the health-care provider is short and, soon after the conversation concludes, you forget half of what you were told.Exceptional care requires patient-driven education - Read more

Better blood pressure control - by mobile phone

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Graphic: Blood pressure control with smartphone [26/11/2015] An interactive web system with the help of your mobile phone can be an effective tool for better blood pressure control. Test persons lowered their blood pressure, were better able to understand how their lifestyle affects their blood pressure and actively participated in follow-up discussions.Better blood pressure control - by mobile phone - Read more

Blood test may predict how quickly patients recover from surgery

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Photo: Drop of blood is taken from a patient [25/11/2015] A simple blood test taken before surgery may predict how quickly patients recover from their procedure, suggests a new study in the December issue of Anesthesiology, the official medical journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA).Blood test may predict how quickly patients recover from surgery - Read more

One-step test for hepatitis C virus infection

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Photo: Blood vial and syringe [24/11/2015] UC Irvine Health researchers have developed a cost-effective one-step test that screens, detects and confirms hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections. Current blood-based HCV testing requires two steps and can be expensive, inconvenient and is not widely available or affordable globally.One-step test for hepatitis C virus infection - Read more

Ethical issues with social media and healthcare

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Photo: Nurse and patient take selfie [23/11/2015] Social media has become engrained into almost every area of our life, but should patients really be Facebook friends with their doctor?Ethical issues with social media and healthcare - Read more

Too much foot traffic in and out of operating rooms

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Photo: A surgeon performing [16/11/2015] Opening doors too often can interfere with airflow systems that reduce infection risk: A "secret shopper" style study by researchers at Johns Hopkins analyzing foot traffic in and out of operating rooms suggests that for the sake of patient safety, OR teams may want to stay put more often.Too much foot traffic in and out of operating rooms - Read more

 
 

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