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Consumer Reports Compiles List of Hospitals by Rates of C. difficile Infection
  |  Rachel Lutz
Many major hospitals that admit varied patients with a wide breadth of ailments, including the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, have high rates of Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) infection, according to the report.
Strong Social Circles Shorten Stays in Stroke Rehab Facilities
  |  Rachel Lutz
Stroke patients stayed in the rehabilitation facilities for an average of about 16 days, but half of the patients were discharged about one day earlier than expected. Patients without social support were typically associated with lower odds of a short stay in the group of stroke patients.
Gastric Stem Cells a Theoretical Future Intestinal Treatment
  |  Rachel Lutz
Future treatment options for stomach ulcers, inflammatory bowel disease, and alcoholic liver disease can come from stem cell transplants, according to a series of new studies.
Few Adults with Depression Receive Treatment
  |  Rachel Lutz
Depression is widely under treated; findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine estimated that less than one-third of adults with depression receive treatment.
Steady Prevalence in Celiac Disease Despite Increase in Gluten Free Diets
  |  Rachel Lutz
Although the prevalence of celiac disease has relatively been steady, statistics of gluten free diet- followers have increased, according to a research letter published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Prenatal Diets Could Affect ADHD Development in Offspring
  |  Rachel Lutz
“Our finding that poor prenatal nutrition was associated with higher IGF2 methylation highlights the critical importance of a healthy diet during pregnancy,” said a doctor who contributed to the report.
Not Everyone Predisposed to Celiac Disease Develops It
  |  Rachel Lutz
The type of gut bacteria present in the microbiome could be the difference between developing and not developing celiac disease, according to findings published in Gastroenterology.
Gut Microbiota and Obesity Unrelated After All?
  |  Rachel Lutz
In a recent literature review, researchers from the University of Michigan pull the other side of the rope in the speculative tug-of-war over just what medical outcomes can and can't be attributed to gut microbiota.
Ethnic Disparities in Pediatric Psychiatric Treatment Hard to Ignore
  |  Rachel Lutz
“It has become increasingly clear that minorities are overrepresented in the criminal justice system and underrepresented in the receipt of mental health care,” researcher Lyndonna Marrast explained. “We need to look closely at how equitably our health care institutions are serving all segments of society.”

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