Psychiatric Admits Up For Kids

The past decade saw an increase in mental health-related hospitalizations for most age groups, particularly children, according to a national study. However, the trend reversed among seniors, reported Joseph C. Blader, PhD, of Stony Brook University School of Medicine...

CDC now tracking antibiotic use in hospitals

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is launching a new antibiotic tracking system allowing hospitals to monitor antibiotic use electronically, make better decisions about how to improve use, and compare themselves to other hospitals. Before now, CDC was...

Single episode of binge drinking can adversely affect health

  It only takes one time. That’s the message of a new study by scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School on binge drinking. Their research found that a single episode of binge drinking can have significant negative health effects...

Color-coded Test to Detect Alcohol-Related Liver Diseases

In recent reports issued by the researchers from the University of Southampton and Southampton General Hospital, England, experts are talking about a new color-coded “traffic light” blood test, which they claim can more precisely diagnose the...
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