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MRSA Spread In ICUs Can Be Reduced By Universal Gown And Glove Policies
2013-10-06 05:40:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The use of disposable gowns and gloves in all intensive care unit (ICU) patient rooms could reduce the spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) by roughly 40 percent, according to new research published Friday in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the Yale New Haven Health System Center for Healthcare Solutions reported in...

2013-09-04 23:00:56

Dr. Thomas S. Monahan, an attending surgeon at the Baltimore VA Medical Center and an assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, is the recipient of a 2013 Wylie Scholar Award in Academic Surgery to Vascular Cures. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Dr. Thomas S. Monahan, an attending surgeon at the Baltimore VA Medical Center and an assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, is the recipient of a 2013 Wylie Scholar Award in...

2013-08-28 21:42:07

A research team at the University of Maryland School of Medicine has identified a cell signaling pathway which plays a significant role in causing developmental defects of the fetal spinal cord and brain in babies of women with diabetes. Using an animal model of disease, the team's results point to a potential new therapeutic target for preventing these defects in pregnant women having preexisting diabetes. The results of this study are published in the August 27th issue of Science Signaling....

2013-07-02 11:12:25

Systematic Analysis Published in the Journal “Human Reproduction Update” Acupuncture, when used as a complementary or adjuvant therapy for in vitro fertilization (IVF), may be beneficial depending on the baseline pregnancy rates of a fertility clinic, according to research from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The analysis from the University of Maryland Center for Integrative Medicine is published in the June 27 online edition of the...

2013-05-13 23:01:31

Findings published in The Lancet can guide prevention, treatment and research on diarrheal diseases, which claim the lives of 800,000 children annually. The study was coordinated by the University of Maryland School of Medicine´s Center for Vaccine Development. Baltimore. MD (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 A new international study published today in The Lancet provides the clearest picture yet of the impact and most common causes of diarrheal diseases, the second leading killer of young children...

2013-05-09 23:02:20

University of Maryland School of Medicine Trauma Surgeon considers death of one of Civil War´s most renowned generals, struck down by friendly fire in 1863, at the 20th Annual Clinicopathological Conferences sponsored by University of Maryland School of Medicine and VA Maryland Health Care System. Baltimore, Md (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 It has been 150 years to the day since Thomas Jonathan “Stonewall” Jackson died after being struck by friendly fire from his own Confederate...

2012-12-18 11:37:27

University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers have launched groundbreaking research into the spread of potentially deadly drug-resistant malaria in the developing Southeast Asian nation of Myanmar, also known as Burma. The scientists, working as part of a large international team coordinated by the World Health Organization (WHO), have identified several promising genetic markers that could be used to develop tests to identify and track the spread of the newest type of drug-resistant...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.