April 15, 2011
Problem Drinking May Make Hospital Infections More
Hospital patients with
alcohol use disorders who develop health care-associated infections
are more likely to die from the infections, have longer hospital
stays and higher hospital costs than those without alcohol
disorders, a new study finds.
Why Someone Else's Gaffe Makes You Cringe
A new study helps explain
why people feel embarrassed when they observe other people's flaws
and social transgressions, whether in real life, on television or
on the Internet.
Scientists Spot Key Gene Mutations in Melanoma
U.S. scientists who
completed the world's first "whole-exome sequencing" of melanoma
say their accomplishment will improve the ability to diagnose and
treat the deadliest form of skin cancer.