A glove to prevent premature birth

Changes to the microbiological equilibrium in the female genital tract can lead to obstetric complications. In the current issue of the Deutsches Ärzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2011; 108[6]: 81𔃄), the working group around Eva-Ma…

Higher volume reduces false positives in screening mammography

OAK BROOK, Ill. — Radiologists who interpret a high volume of mammograms may not detect more cancers but are better at determining which suspicious lesions are not malignant, according to a new study published online and in the April print edition…

Time to raise how many mammograms radiologists must read?

Radiologists who interpret more mammograms and spend some time reading diagnostic mammograms do better at determining which suspicious breast lesions are cancer, according to a new report published online on February 22 and in print in the Apr…

Study finds MRSA screening saves hospitals money

Washington, DC, January 27, 2011 — Screening patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) produces cost savings for the whole hospital, according to a study that used a statistical simulation mod…