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Air Pollution Linked to Increase in Newborn Intensive Care Admissions: Study

New Born Baby | (Photo Credits: Pixabay) Washington D.C, July 20: Infants born to women exposed to high levels of air pollution in the week before delivery are more likely to be admitted to a newborn intensive care unit (NICU), suggest the recent findings. Depending on the type of pollution, chances for NICU admission increased… Read More »

Are teaching hospitals more expensive? A new JAMA study may surprise some

Dive Brief: Major teaching hospitals are less expensive compared with nonteaching hospitals over the course of an entire episode of care and the costs incurred at 30 days, researchers found after analyzing 1.2 million Medicare hospitalizations for common medical and surgical conditions. Major teaching hospitals continued to have similar costs of care as minor teaching hospitals… Read More »

Abbott device helps in cutting blood sugar in type 2 diabetics: study

(Reuters) – Insulin-dependent patients with type 2 diabetes saw a significant drop in their blood sugar levels after wearing Abbott Laboratories Inc’s continuous glucose monitoring system for three months compared with those who use routine fingerstick testing, researchers said on Saturday. The study, which was presented at the American Diabetes Association meeting in San Francisco,… Read More »