If a patient contracts an infection while in the hospital, each day of hospitalization increases by 1% the likelihood that the infection will be multidrug-resistant
Antibiotic stewardship programs, which promote the appropriate use of antibiotics in hospitals and other healthcare centers, not only lead to reduction in antibiotic use with reduced adverse events, but also lead to significant savings
"Our study found no evidence that wearing a bra increases a woman's risk for breast cancer. The risk was similar no matter how many hours per day women wore a bra, whether they wore a bra with an underwire, or at what age they first began wearing a bra," said Chen.
World leading tobacco experts argue that a recently published WHO-commissioned review of evidence on e-cigarettes contains important errors, misinterpretations and misrepresentations
Supplements more likely than medications to lead to death or liver transplantation
Effects of novel treatment method demonstrated
Trust in others and confidence in societal institutions are at their lowest point in over three decades, analyses of national survey data reveal
Rutgers researchers find the ability to persist may depend on how the news is delivered
Methods have been developed to try to identify and correct for bias in the fossil record but new research from the Universities of Bristol and Bath, suggests many of these correction methods may actually be misleading.
Study reveals how the brain processes colour and motion, provides new understanding of attention