November 30, 2016
Patients with massive or sub-massive pulmonary embolisms (PEs) often face poor survival odds—not necessarily due to the severity of their disease, but because their treatment is often
November 23, 2016
Reduction in ARI but increase in falls, without higher fracture risk, among long-term care residents
November 21, 2016
Older bodies need longer to mend. This reality of aging has been documented since World War I, with the observation that wounds heal slower in older soldiers.
Highly drug-resistant infections are on the rise among U.S. children, reports a new study published in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. Researchers found increasing
New research was presented at ACAAI 2016, the annual scientific meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, from November 10 to 14 in San
November 18, 2016
Hemodialysis patients who skipped the influenza vaccine were significantly more likely to be hospitalized than those who were vaccinated, suggests a three-year study of more than 150,000
November 17, 2016
Previous studies indicate that unexplained chronic cough—persistent cough with no identifiable cause after investigation and therapeutic trials—occurs in up to 10% of patients seeking medical assistance for
New research was presented at AHA 2016, the annual scientific sessions of the American Heart Association, from November 12 to 16 in New Orleans. The features below
November 15, 2016
Following the election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. president, Physician’s Weekly Managing Editor Christopher Cole received the opportunity to ask select physicians and healthcare experts
Harvard analysts ponder changes across the American and global landscapes.
November 7, 2016
Theravance Biopharma, Inc.today announced the presentation of interim data from the Company’s ongoing Telavancin Observational Use Registry (TOUR™) study. TOUR is designed to assess how VIBATIV® (telavancin)
The World Health Organization released a list Thursday of 29 concrete recommendations to prevent surgical site infections, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. “Preventing surgical site infections
November 4, 2016
Here’s what we know. In September 2016, a 72-year-old former member of the Australian national soccer team suffered what must have been an extremely painful death when
The author of this article is Steven Lane, who is a senior strategic writer for AAPA.