Survival post-surgery linked to hospital differences
March 13, 2014 — NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Disparities between rich and
poor in who survives major cancer surgeries may have more to do
with the hospitals where they're treated than with individuals'
wealth or lack of it, a new study suggests.
U.S. drugmaker to give unapproved medicine to dying Virginia boy
March 12, 2014 — (Reuters) - A dying seven-year-old boy who is suffering from
a viral infection could receive an unapproved treatment as early
as Wednesday after a drugmaker struck a deal with U.S.
regulators to provide the medicine.
Challenges remain before docs use whole-genome sequencing
March 11, 2014 — NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Before doctors use technology to
evaluate every "letter" in a person's DNA to detect or diagnose
medical conditions, several hurdles must be overcome, according
to a new study.
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