Archive: 12/20/2007

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 ...

Dec 20, 2007
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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 ...

Dec 20, 2007
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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- ...

Dec 20, 2007
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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 remain ...

Dec 20, 2007
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