Health News

Gonorrhea Drug Resistance Probed Though Genes

05/24/2017

"Gonorrhea cases have continued to climb as STD rates have recently spiked across the nation. But doctors have had one less drug in their toolkit over the last decade, since the bacteria started to develop resistance to a key antibiotic."

‘Womb-like’ Device Could Revolutionize Care for Premature Infants

04/26/2017

"An innovative “bio-bag” system developed by a team of doctors from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) mimics the environment of a mother’s womb and could provide the physiologic support premature babies need to properly develop."

Second Opinion From Doctor Nets Different Diagnosis 88% Of Time, Study Finds

04/08/2017

"Despite the pervasiveness of diagnostic errors and the risk for serious patient harm, diagnostic errors have been largely unappreciated within the quality and patient safety movements in health care. Without a dedicated focus on improving diagnosis, these errors will likely worsen as the delivery of health care and the diagnostic process continue to increase in complexity"

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