Archive: 20/12/2007

Benefits of hospitalist care confirmed in new study

In the largest study to date evaluating the outcome of in-hospital care by various physician types, findings show that care by hospitalists resulted in shorter stays and lower costs to patients. Study results are reported ...

dateDec 20, 2007 in Health
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Researchers report breakthrough in rapid malaria detection

A research team led by Dr. Paul Wiseman of the Departments of Physics and Chemistry at McGill University has developed a radically new technique that uses lasers and non-linear optical effects to detect malaria infection ...

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Snake venoms share similar ingredients

Venoms from different snake families may have many deadly ingredients in common, more than was previously thought. A study published in the online open access journal BMC Molecular Biology has unexpectedly discovered three-finger ...

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New gene prediction method capitalizes on multiple genomes

Researchers at Stanford University report in the online open access journal, Genome Biology, a new approach to computationally predicting the locations and structures of protein-coding genes in a genome. Gene finding remains ...

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