A startup called Ambrosia Medical wants to infuse young, healthy blood into older patients in hopes of improving their health—but there's no clear evidence that the transfusions lead to health benefits, Erin Brodwin reports for Business Insider.
Albert Lexie, who polished shoes at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh from 1982 until his retirement in 2013, donated $202,000 in tips to the hospital, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Florida, Iowa, and Pennsylvania.
Nurses must deal every day with inappropriate and bullying behavior, ranging from social exclusion to outright physical abuse. Kerry Gooch of Becker's Hospital Review spoke to leading health care executives to learn how they're working to end bullying and Advisory Board's Katherine Virkstis shares two best practices her team has learned.
For the first time, a new immunotherapy showed positive results against triple-negative breast cancer, according to a study published Saturday in the New England Journal of Medicine, prompting some providers to express cautious optimism about the drug's ability to prolong survival.
In a recent survey, nearly 1,500 seriously ill patients described the obstacles they faced in seeking care—revealing several key "weak points" in the notoriously complex U.S. health system, Margot Sanger-Katz reports for the New York Times' "The Upshot."
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