Planned for completion by May 2010.

$5 million donation for Southampton Hospital to fund a new Emergency Department Southampton Medical center announced today that Jenny and John Paulson have donated $5 million to invest in a new Emergency Department. The present is the largest in the Hospital’s history and will enable a healthcare facility to almost double the prevailing space and […]

A dramatic shift in US healthcare policy Dr.

A dramatic shift in US healthcare policy Dr. Wayne Iverson, NORTH PARK physician and candidate for the US Home of Representatives in the California 52nd Congressional District, today commented on the shock announcement from Washington, D.C. ‘The abrupt resignation of Don Berwick as the head of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid signals a dramatic […]

ACMG issues recommendations on handling of incidental findings in clinical genome.

‘Incidental results’ are health-related interpretations of a patient's genetic code that are unrelated to the principal reason behind ordering the genetic tests. For instance, if a clinician orders exome or genome sequencing to investigate genes related to a patient's cardiac condition, the laboratory will curently have information about the rest of the genes in hand […]

AMN sells home health care business to BAYADA AMN Healthcare Solutions.

The tighter brand-new USP requirement created the need for a broader providing of osmolality standard solutions, particularly in the 200 to 1000 mOsm/kg range where many of the pharmaceutical, parenteral and IV drug products are formulated, says Kelly Peterson, Product Manager. Pharmaceutical customers were arriving at us and asking if we could offer these solutions. […]

Acneiform lesions on the legs A young woman has an irritable follicular eruption on both calves.

Acneiform lesions on the legs A young woman has an irritable follicular eruption on both calves. What is this skin condition and how should it be treated? Over a nine-month period, a 24-year-old woman created an irritable follicular eruption on both calves . Evaluation revealed a series of dark comedone-like lesions, scattered inflamed papules, isolated […]

Alcoholic beverages refrain for bone relative density gain By Piriya Mahendra.

‘A reduced BMD carries an increased risk of fractures with the consequences; osteoporotic fractures also place an enormous financial burden on healthcare systems due to high rehabilitation costs.’ Related StoriesInterventional Spine receives FDA clearance for Opticage Expandable Interbody Fusion DeviceFemale mice exposed to endocrine disruptors may present decreased metabolism, physical activity in offspringSpotting the symptoms […]