For-profit hospitals correlated with higher readmission rates

https://ift.tt/2xwazBN Patients who receive care in a for-profit hospital are more likely to be readmitted than those who receive care in nonprofit or public hospitals, according to a new study.

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Current rates of diagnosed type 1 and type 2 diabetes in American adults

https://ift.tt/2PIXufS A new study finds that type 2 diabetes remains overwhelmingly the most common type of diabetes diagnosed in American adults who have the disease. The study found that among Americans who are diagnosed with diabetes, 91.2 percent have type 2 diabetes and 5.6 percent have type 1 diabetes.

Epidural stimulation leads to recovery of cardiovascular function in spinal-cord-injured

https://ift.tt/2pgNSgY Four research participants with chronic, complete cervical spinal cord injury, persistent low resting blood pressure and blood pressure decrease when sitting up experienced improvements in blood pressure and heart rate regulation during and after spinal cord epidural stimulation (scES).

BPA exposure in US-approved levels may alter insulin response in non-diabetic adults

https://ift.tt/2NP6WRB In a first study of its kind study, researchers have found that a common chemical consumers are exposed to several times a day may be altering insulin release. Results of the study indicate that the Food and Drug Administration-approved ‘safe’ daily exposure amount of BPA may be enough to have implications for the development of Type 2 diabetes and other metabolic diseases.