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May 24th, 2017 Within the same hospital, patients treated by older physicians had higher mortality than patients cared for by younger physicians, except those physicians treating high volumes of patients, finds a large Harvard exploratory analysis. If the...

May 17th, 2017 South Africa, along with India, Russia and the Philippines, will over the next two decades face dramatically rising rates of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB), according to research from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

May 17th, 2017 For people leading a sedentary lifestyle, simply getting out of your chair and moving around can reduce depression and lift your spirits, found a University of Connecticut study. "We hope this research helps people realize the important public...

May 10th, 2017 The unique microbial makeup of a patient's stool sample can be used to predict advanced nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) with 88% to 94% accuracy, found a small proof-of-concept study by researchers at the University of California San Diego...

April 19th, 2017 About two in five GPs in the south-west of England are planning to quit, exposing a potential doctors’ crisis in the National Health Service (NHS), reports The Guardian. A survey of more than 2,000 GPs in the region revealed the impending...
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