Catalog of genetic variations could unravel mystery of lymphoma
Catalog of genetic variations could unravel mystery of lymphoma

12/31/2012

Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have generated a catalog of different mutations that may bring the medical community one step closer to preventing lymphoma. Continue reading

Statin could reduce inflammation and cognitive deterioration for malaria patients
Statin could reduce inflammation and cognitive deterioration for malaria patients

12/31/2012

Researchers believe that statins, a class of drug utilized for reducing cholesterol, should be considered in clinical trials for malaria treatment. Continue reading

Mobile app helps radiologists, students monitor cardiac catheterization
Mobile app helps radiologists, students monitor cardiac catheterization

12/31/2012

The app, which is available for the iPhone and iPad, integrates videos and photos in an effort to disseminate material on cardiac catheterization. Continue reading

Mobile app allows users to share information on sexual health
Mobile app allows users to share information on sexual health

12/28/2012

The recent development of a mobile application that allows users to covertly exchange information about their sexual health could influence marketing for medical devices. Continue reading

Overuse of inappropriate ambulance-based care continues, according to study
Overuse of inappropriate ambulance-based care continues, according to study

12/28/2012

A study examined the misuse of ambulance-based care between 1998 and 2009 and determined that more can be done to curb inappropriate healthcare. Continue reading

Study found 1 in 12 service members in U.S. military had clogged arteries around the heart
Study found 1 in 12 service members in U.S. military had clogged arteries around the heart

12/28/2012

One in 12 individuals who passed away while serving in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars had early signs of heart disease, according to a recent study Continue reading

More than 4,000 never events occur in the U.S. annually, according to study
More than 4,000 never events occur in the U.S. annually, according to study

12/27/2012

More than 4,000 ‘never events,’ or errors wherein a surgeon leaves a foreign object in a patient’s body, occur each year in the U.S., according a recent study. Continue reading

Study finds web-based material ineffective in boosting colorectal cancer screenings
Study finds web-based material ineffective in boosting colorectal cancer screenings

12/27/2012

Despite the tips the participants received, only 12 percent of the total number of women who took part in the study had gone through with a screening. Continue reading

Whooping cough on the rise, effectiveness of vaccines decreases over time
Whooping cough on the rise, effectiveness of vaccines decreases over time

12/26/2012

Whooping cough vaccinations can protect children from the condition, but their potency may decline over time, according to a recent study. Continue reading

U.S. healthcare providers more likely to have smartphones than European doctors
U.S. healthcare providers more likely to have smartphones than European doctors

12/26/2012

As a follow-up to a 2010 study, researchers sought to compare mobile device usage between doctors in the U.S. and across Europe, in countries such as France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK. Continue reading