(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) With opioid overdoses now a leading cause of nonintentional death in the United States, data show most of these deaths can be traced back to an initial prescription opioid. A new study led by investigators...Show More Summary
The family calls the actions of the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus "inhumane."
140 patients received a life-saving kidney or combined kidney-pancreas transplant in a year
NEW YORK, NY (January 18, 2018)--Researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian have identified two new breast cancer genes. Having one of the genes--MSH6 and PMS2--approximately doubles a woman's risk...Show More Summary
The number of young, adult women medicated for ADHD has skyrocketed over the last decade – jumping by 344%, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Regulators shuttered the hospital’s labor and delivery unit in August because of dangerous mistakes.
(University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center) Ten physician-scientists are named 2018 Harrington Scholar-Innovator Award recipients to support their discoveries in diverse research areas, including cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis and addiction.
Wellforce today announced that Michael Wagner, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children in Boston, will become its new Chief Physician Executive. In his new role, Dr. Wagner...Show More Summary
Across the country, medical centers are taking extraordinary measures
Verda J. Hicks, M.D., FACS, FACOG has joined Hackensack Meridian Health as chief of Gynecologic Oncology at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. She also is medical director of Gynecologic Oncology for Hackensack Meridian Health Cancer Care in Monmouth, Ocean and Middlesex counties.
(Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineering) The Wyss Center, a non-profit neurotechnology translation organization, has signed a partnership agreement with German medical engineering company, CorTec. The partners will work together on...Show More Summary
DENVER (KDVR) -- A former nurse at Denver Health Medical Center has filed a lawsuit against the hospital, claiming she was let go partly, she claims, because she supported Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential election. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
(Case Western Reserve University) Investigators at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center have developed a simple, swallowable test for early detection of Barrett's esophagus that offers promise for preventing deaths from esophageal adenocarcinoma.
The Cancer Center and the Department of Pathology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has opened a new state-of-the-art facility dedicated to the study of non-coding RNAs (ncRNA). The Non-Coding RNA Precision DiagnosticsShow More Summary
(Columbia University Medical Center) The Lustgarten Foundation has awarded Columbia University's Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC) a three-year grant, as part of its Translational Clinical Program, to test a new precision medicine approach to the treatment of metastatic pancreatic cancer.
By now many of you have seen this iconic photo. It has careened around the world on Facebook and global newspapers. The picture is of a Baltimore woman who was discharged by the Maryland Medical Center. Her name is Rebecca and she is 22 years old and Bi-Polar. According to her mother she has been [...]
(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) Despite increasing numbers of underrepresented minority (URM) trainees in the biomedical sciences, there is a persistent shortage of URM faculty who are involved in basic biomedical research at medical schools. Show More Summary
Cancer immunotherapy innovator Jim Allison, Ph.D., chair of Immunology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, will receive the 2018 Jessie Stevenson Kovalenko Medal for outstanding research in medical sciences, the National Academy of Sciences announced today.
In an effort to commend, celebrate and increase the number of New Jersey worksites that support breastfeeding employees, the New Jersey Breastfeeding Coalition (NJBC) has selected Hackensack Meridian Health Riverview Medical Center located in Red Bank, as a "NJ Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite."
Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center is proud to announce that it has expanded services to include transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) back surgery to stabilize spinal vertebra to help reduce pain and nerve irritation in patients with certain spine conditions, degenerative disc disease, or recurrent disc herniations.