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SNFists enhance end-of-life care quality for nursing home residents
Fri, 15 Mar 2024 12:08:00 -0400
Specialized nursing facility clinicians, or SNFists, may decrease the likelihood of nursing home residents experiencing stressful hospitalizations and improve the quality of life in their last days, according to researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine.
AI technologies can accurately identify cases of healthcare-associated infections
Thu, 14 Mar 2024 07:23:00 -0400
A new proof-of-concept study published today in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) reports that artificial intelligence (AI) technologies can accurately identify cases of healthcare-associated infections (HAI) even in complex clinical scenarios.
Study reveals nerve changes linked to pain and urinary frequency in recurrent UTI sufferers
Thu, 07 Mar 2024 06:36:00 -0400
How sensory nerve sprouting and mast cell activity, driven by nerve growth factor (NGF), contribute to persistent bladder pain and dysfunction in recurrent urinary tract infection (rUTI) cases.
Understanding giggle incontinence: Causes, symptoms, and management
Tue, 27 Feb 2024 20:39:00 -0400
Giggle incontinence, a unique form of laughter-induced urinary incontinence, primarily affects children without other urological disorders, with treatment options including urotherapy, biofeedback, and methylphenidate.
AI chatbot could be a useful clinical decision support tools for physicians
Mon, 11 Dec 2023 11:28:00 -0400
Physician-investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) compared a chatbot's probabilistic reasoning to that of human clinicians.
Human tissue model reveals diversity of bacterial strategies for urinary tract infections
Wed, 08 Nov 2023 15:36:00 -0400
The research, published today in Science Advances, is the first to use a sophisticated human tissue model to explore the interaction between host and pathogen for six common species that cause urinary tract infections.
BMI should not be used to determine eligibility for gender-affirming chest surgery
Tue, 07 Nov 2023 18:40:00 -0400
Body mass index, or BMI, is a person's mass (weight) in kilograms divided by the square of their height in meters.
Study highlights safety concerns of SGLT2i in patients with diabetes and cancer
Thu, 02 Nov 2023 23:21:11 -0400
Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors (SGLT2i) have heart- and kidney-related benefits for patients with and without diabetes that go beyond their initial indication for lowering blood sugar levels.
SARS-CoV-2 infection may worsen lower urinary tract symptoms in men
Wed, 18 Oct 2023 13:14:00 -0400
Research published in the Journal of Internal Medicine indicates that SARS-CoV-2 infection may worsen lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in men.
New technology could pave the way to rapid infection testing
Wed, 27 Sep 2023 15:42:00 -0400
New technology could pave the way to a future of rapid testing in hospitals and at home for both covid and urinary tract infection.