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Mushrooms And Brain Health: New Research Finds A Potential Link Worth Considering

Getty Getty Working even a small amount of mushrooms into a diet could potentially lower risk of mild cognitive impairment – a typical precursor to Alzheimer’s disease. That’s the finding of a new observational study that tracked outcomes in a group of seniors 60 and older for six years. Mushrooms are a long-time target of… Read More »

Hospital-acquired sepsis cases drop, but treatment costs rise, report finds

Dive Brief: Healthcare consulting company Premier reported a 15% drop in hospital-associated sepsis cases among member hospitals over the past three years. But the news is not all good. Patients who develop sepsis in the hospital are 10% more likely to experience the worst kind, septic shock, raising the average per-case cost of treating the… Read More »

Quality varies wildly among affiliates linked with US News top hospitals, JAMA study finds

Dive Brief: Choosing to have surgery at a facility affiliated with a highly rated U.S. hospital doesn’t guarantee the same quality experience, a new study in JAMA Surgery finds. In an analysis of hospitals affiliated with U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll hospitals, surgical outcomes varied widely both within and across networks. Moreover, Honor Roll… Read More »

Race or class irrelevant in intelligence of babies, groundbreaking Oxford study finds

LONDON — Babies born in similar circumstances will thrive regardless of race or geography, Oxford-led research has found, quashing the idea that race or class determines intelligence. In a scientific first, the team of researchers tracked the physical and intellectual development of babies around the world from the earliest days after conception to age two.… Read More »