Friday, April 19, 2024

Gut Microflora Destroyed During Prolonged ICU Stays, Increasing Risk of Infection

Researchers at the University of Chicago have shown that after a long stay in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) only a handful of pathogenic...

U.S. Patent for Novel Solution to Antibiotic Resistance Problem

A chemist based at the University of Copenhagen has taken out a patent for a drug that can make previously multidrug-resistant bacteria once again...

How to Stop Hospitals From Killing Us

Medical errors kill enough people to fill four jumbo jets a week. A surgeon with five simple ways to make health care safer. When there...

New SARS-like virus poses medical mystery

Scientists are trying to unravel a medical mystery involving a new type of coronavirus, which come from that same large family of viruses that...

Potentially Life-Saving Cooling Treatment Rarely Used for In-Hospital Cardiac Arrests

The brain-preserving cooling treatment known as therapeutic hypothermia is rarely being used in patients who suffer cardiac arrest while in the hospital, despite its...