Combination of water scarcity and inflexible demand puts world’s river basins at risk: Study examines consumption patterns and suggests resilience strategies

Combination of water scarcity and inflexible demand puts world’s river basins at risk: Study examines consumption patterns and suggests resilience strategies

Nearly one-fifth of the world’s population lives in a stressed water basin where the next clim...
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Unmanned aircraft delivered kidney for transplant: Groundbreaking effort could help expand donor access to transplantation

Unmanned aircraft delivered kidney for transplant: Groundbreaking effort could help expand donor access to transplantation

In a first-ever advancement in human medicine and ...
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Why comic-style information is better at preparing patients for cardiac catheterization

Why comic-style information is better at preparing patients for cardiac catheterization

Before undergoing surgery, patients must be fully ...
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Itchy skin affects the health and quality of life of many patients with kidney disease

Itchy skin affects the health and quality of life of many patients with kidney disease

New research reveals that pruritus, or itchy skin,...
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Patient shielding provides negligible benefits while increasing risks

Patient shielding provides negligible benefits while increasing risks

A new study published in the April 2019 issue of t...
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Improving 3D-printed prosthetics and integrating electronic sensors

Improving 3D-printed prosthetics and integrating electronic sensors

With the growth of 3D printing, it’s entirel...
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Older patients with Crohn’s disease benefit from new medications

Older patients with Crohn’s disease benefit from new medications

Combining medications that suppress the immune sys...
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Home births are three times more dangerous than hospital deliveries

Home births are three times more dangerous than hospital deliveries

Women who give birth in non-hospital settings are ...
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Traumatic brain injury and kids: New treatment guidelines issued

Traumatic brain injury and kids: New treatment guidelines issued

Each year in the United States, more than 600,000 ...
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New sanitation system halves healthcare associated infections and cuts costs by 75 percent

New sanitation system halves healthcare associated infections and cuts costs by 75 percent

The spread of antimicrobial resistance in hospital...
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