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New hydrogel drug delivery helps prevents transplant rejection

Clinicians currently use systemic immunosuppression in vascularized composite allotransplantation, or VCA. While VCA can be a superior method of restoring the function and aesthetics of transplants, it can also cause significant side effects...

source: By Lynn Hetzler
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High-dose opioid prescribing increased by 23 percent in Canada between 2006 and 2011, despite clinical guidelines recommending that most patients should avoid high-doses of these drugs, according to new research. Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital and the Institute for...

source: Medical Xpress

As part of a comprehensive and coordinated response to the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is providing an introductory training course for licensed clinicians (e.g.,...

source: Infection Control Today

Patient satisfaction is more important than ever in healthcare delivery, with analytics directly linking...

source: Fierce Healthcare

The research focus in diabetes may be shifting from developing new treatments to better understanding the...

source: MedPage Today

University of Otago virologist Dr. Matloob Husain has identified a potential new weapon in the battle against the flu. His research indicates that host cells, which have a natural ability to restrict viral infection, can be used to combat the influenza virus. His latest...

source: Medical Xpress

Primary care providers (PCPs) report many challenges to integrating...

source: Health Canal


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