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A new citizen-science initiative is cataloguing the weird microbes that live among us.
KUSA - For decades, it's been the same trend of people living longer year after year in the U.S.
“Our results show that patients exposed to this type of transition in care were at a greater risk of death in the hospital as compared to those not undergoing this type of transition,” said Joshua Denson
Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found higher mortality rates among hospitalized patients during routine transitions of care from one medical resident to another.
Although the disease is rare, it's “not as rare as people think,” said Susan Mathai, an assistant professor of medicine who teaches pulmonary science and critical care at the CU School of Medicine.
Although his career at the CU Cancer Center is just beginning, Rioth already has big plans for the future of his research.
With more research, more treatments can make their way to patients.
“It’s not a vaccine. It’s a medication that is used to prevent infection,” said Tom Campbell, the Medical Director of the Clinical and Translational Research Center.
A serious accident put Josh Bryan’s life on a surprising new path
Medical Oncologist Thomas Flaig of UCH said, “What we’d like to do is encourage men themselves to come forward to address these issues and really start a dialogue with their physicians about men’s health and cancers that affect men.”
While we like to think of ourselves as autonomous masters of our own destiny, our results make us wonder if forces beyond our control drive much of what we see in medical care in the last months of life.
“It is an innovative idea to support the personal needs of a scientist, and I hope the idea spreads to other granting agencies.”
“Medical school is very cut-and-dried,” says Nycz. “It’s very structured compared to this research work, where we’re using new tools, we’re improving them as we go, and no one knows how it’s going to turn out.”