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Study Tackles Labeling Errors

With a long-held commitment to continuously improving the quality and safety of patient care, Mayo Clinic researchers are recommending a new technologically-advanced labeling system aimed at reducing specimen labeling errors in a high-volume gastrointestinal endoscopy center.

Study IDs Three Effective Treatments for Child Anxiety

Treatment that combines a certain type of psychotherapy with an antidepressant medication is most likely to help children with anxiety disorders, but each treatment alone is also effective, according to a new study funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), part of the National Institutes of Health.

Scientists Discover Cellular Pathway Driving Deadly Subtype of Breast Cancer

An intracellular pathway not previously linked to breast cancer is driving a subtype of the disease that is highly lethal and disproportionately overrepresented in African American women, scientists have found.

Study Finds Fears of HIV Transmission Within Families

Despite ongoing efforts to educate the public about HIV, a new study by researchers from UCLA, the RAND Corp., Harvard University and Children's Hospital Boston has found that two-thirds of families with an HIV-infected parent experience fears about spreading HIV in the home.

Study of Heart Attack Survivors Finds Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death Highest Early After Attack

People who survive a heart attack face the greatest risk of dying from sudden cardiac death (SCD) during the first month after leaving the hospital, according to a long-term community study by Mayo Clinic researchers of nearly 3,000 heart attack survivors.

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