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Thursday, September 18, 2014
No significant difference in outcomes is observed between the use of ultrasonography or computed tomography for suspected nephrolithiasis, according to research published in the Sept. 18 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Use of electronic medical record systems is associated with considerable loss of free time per clinic day, according to a research letter published online Sept. 8 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
By HCPLive staff
Researchers have developed a math model that can accurately predict the progression from nephritis to interstitial fibrosis in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
About 14.5 million US cancer survivors are alive today, compared to just three million in 1971, the American Association for Cancer Research reported Tuesday.
Monday, September 15, 2014
The new consumer retail market in U.S. healthcare is necessary and will benefit consumers, and as consumers take on more costs of care, access to information to help them make informed decisions is crucial, according to a recent white paper published by Vitals.
Friday, September 12, 2014
A family doctor who was involved in a malpractice suit describes the impact on her practice of medicine in an article published online in the September/October issue of the Annals of Family Medicine.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Perceived inability to access timely follow-up care and uncertainty and fear about disease progression are the main reasons for return visits to the emergency department, according to a study published online Sept. 2 in the Annals of Emergency Medicine.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
By Adam Hochron
Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center recently announced a breakthrough in the development of a replacement kidney.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Renal denervation does not reduce ambulatory blood pressure in patients with resistant hypertension, and denervation procedures may miss targets, according to two studies published online Sept. 8 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
For some young people in the United States, the cost of paying a penalty for not buying health insurance will be lower than the lowest-cost insurance, according to a study published online Sept. 9 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
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