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New computer analytics may solve the hospital readmission puzzle, study suggests

A University of Maryland School of Medicine study suggests that a novel machine learning model developed at the University of Maryland Medical System, called the Baltimore score (or B score), may help hospitals better predict which discharged patients are likely to be readmitted. The research, led by Daniel Morgan, MD, MS, associate professor of epidemiology… Read More »

Bangers and burgers ’cause 4,000 DEATHS a year’ study claims

Sausages and burgers are killing more than 4,000 Brits a year, an international study has claimed. Processed meats are causing death rates higher than most other countries according to findings published in the respected Lancet medical journal. Scientists calculated that there were a total of 90,000 deaths caused directly by poor diet in Britain in… Read More »

Drink hot beverages? A new study says they can increase your risk of oesophageal cancer

Adding cold milk to tea and coffee and waiting for hot drinks to cool could protect against oesophageal cancer, a study suggests. Research has found that regularly swallowing hot drinks nearly doubles the risk of developing diseases of the gullet and researchers have advised people to allow beverages to cool. In 2016, the World Health… Read More »