Inflammatory bowel ups risk of blood clots

The American Academy of Family Physicians has more about inflammatory bowel diseases. Continue reading

Practice makes perfect: The hospital performs surgery, it is better to do

‘If extrapolated to the nation as a whole, [the researchers estimate] translate into more than 4,000 deaths avoided each year Continue reading

Antibodies help protect monkeys against HIV-like viruses, the scientists show

For more information: The Letvin et al. Genetic and immune correlates of vaccine protection against mucosal infection by SIV in monkeys.1126/scitranslmed.3002351 . Continue reading

Researchers interested in rare diseases are a breakthrough that could benefit all

There are 20 to 25. The same gene may have subtle effects on a range of bodily functions. Moreover, in complex genetic diseases, such as the environment and lifestyles have an impact as much or more about the genetic health of an individual. Continue reading

Sebelius prices almost 11 million in Maryland for testing innovations in health care for children

Maryland, working in coordination with Georgia and Wyoming to focus specifically on improving results in the treatment of quality and cost of care for children with serious behavioral health needs. The three states are incorporating the characteristics of a model developed by the Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration , which for the first time used with adults to demonstrate its effectiveness with children and adolescents with serious problems. Continue reading