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Do Teaching Hospitals Offer Better Value?

Do Teaching Hospitals Offer Better Value? Many teaching hospitals are known for their cutting edge technology and various specialty services for treating highly sophisticated conditions. They are often the first choice when a loved one is facing a serious health crisis. But in today's world, where value-based care and healthcare refor... Read More

Simple Surgical Checklist Reduces Deaths, Complications

Simple Surgical Checklist Reduces Deaths, Complications Inspired by the pre-flight checklists used by airline cockpit teams to maximize flight safety, the World Health Organization (WHO) has concluded a study on operating-room checklists for surgical teams, finding that deaths and serious complications can be reduced by more than one-third.  ... Read More

Human Stem Cells Return Motor Function to Paralyzed Rats

Human Stem Cells Return Motor Function to Paralyzed Rats Researchers from the University of California, San Diego report that experimental rats recovered from blood flow related paralysis after receiving grafts of human spinal stem cells. When damage occurs due to loss of blood flow to the spine's neural cells, applying human neural stem cells dire... Read More

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