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 •  January 23

MONDAY, Jan. 23, 2017 -- Improved catheter safety measures in hospitals significantly reduce bloodstream infections and health care costs, a new study indicates. "Safety interventions are a win-win for both patients and hospitals," said study leader Dr. Teryl Nuckols of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. She is director of the center's...

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- A new study has shown that by working to reduce bloodstream infections from catheter use, hospitals are saving millions in healthcare costs each year. Research by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has found that hospitals that implemented rigorous safeguards against catheter infections have not only reduced the number of...

United Press International

 •  May 25, 2016

WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 -- Two new studies could pave the way to major changes in how doctors treat severe cases of hemophilia -- a rare genetic disorder that can cause uncontrolled bleeding. Both studies tackle a key challenge: Up to one-third of children with severe hemophilia develop antibodies against the standard therapy. But one study...

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 •  November 22, 2015

The imaging system was used with a patient who had chronic total occlusion, a complete blockage of the artery, which doctors said is difficult to clear using standard catheter-based percutaneous coronary intervention, or PCI. The system provides three ...