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Heart attack patients taken directly to heart centers have better long-term survival

Heart attack patients taken directly to heart centres for lifesaving treatment have better long-term survival than those transferred from another hospital, reports a large observational study presented today at Acute Cardiovascular Care 20191 a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) congress. Directly admitted patients were older, suggesting that heart attacks in young adults, and particularly women, […]

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Theresa May launches the 10-year vision for the NHS

Theresa May claims UK’s ‘strong public finances’ and taking back control of Britain’s money after Brexit will allow the NHS to receive its extra £20.5billion a year as she unveils the full 10-year plan The Prime Minister officially launched the NHS’s plan in Liverpool today It sets out ambitions to prevent 500,000 premature deaths in […]

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Computer model shows how to better control MRSA outbreaks

A research team led by scientists at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health report on a new method to help health officials control outbreaks of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, a life-threatening antibiotic-resistant infection often seen in hospitals. The researchers are the first to reveal the invisible dynamics governing the spread of these […]