infusion therapy

Top News: #InfusionTherapy

Here are the top read news for #infusiontherapy:   Dusting Off Drug Libraries Yields Smarter IV Pumps: Annapolis, Md.—Partnering with nurses, conducting rounds on inpatient floors and continually educating staff are all ways that hospitals can improve drug library compliance for smart pumps, panelists said at a kick-off meeting for the National Coalition for Infusion…

diabetes

Top News: #Diabetes

Here are the top read news for #diabetes:   The ‘smart’ insulin patch that might one day replace injections for diabetic patients: Researchers in North Carolina are developing a “smart” insulin patch that can automatically detect and manage blood sugar levels, an effort they hope might one day make painful, persistent insulin injections obsolete for…

cancerdrugs

Top News: #Cancer

Here are the top read news for #cancer:   Cancer drugs get a new consumer’s guide: In a bid to inject clarity into the fast-moving, high-stakes world of cancer drugs, a task force of cancer doctors announced Monday that it has devised a decision-making aid to help physicians and their patients weigh the pluses and minuses…

pain

Top News: #Health

Here are the top read news for #health:   To Ease Pain, Reach For Your Playlist: We all know that listening to music can soothe emotional pain, but Taylor Swift, Jay-Z and Alicia Keys can also ease physical pain, according to a study of children and teenagers who had major surgery. Read more   Gardasil 9…

ivtherapy

Top News: #IVTherapy

Here are the  top read news for #health:   IV Drip Drug Used During An MRI Leaves Behind Toxic Metal Residue In Brains Of Patients: Some gadolinium-based contrast agents, intravenous drugs used during an MRI, leave behind a potentially toxic metal in the brains of patients. Read more   FDA-cleared device advances IV therapy: While many…

breastcancersurgery

Top News: #BreastCancer

Here are the top read news for #breastcancer: DDT in Pregnancy May Raise Breast Cancer Rates in Daughters: Women whose mothers had higher levels of DDT in their blood while pregnant were nearly four times more likely to develop breast cancer as adults, a new study finds. Read more   When the Pain Persists after Breast…

ptsafety

Top News: #PatientSafety

Here are the top read news for #patientsafety:   Why so many patients end up back in the ER: No one wants to make a repeat visit to the emergency room for the same complaint, but new research suggests it’s more common than previously thought and surprisingly, people frequently wind up at a different ER the…