Latest News

Videoconferencing with family, friends lowers stress for pediatric patients

To ease isolation during extended hospitalizations, secure videoconferencing for patients and families can enhance quality of life during long hospital stays. Research clinicians wondered if the technology also offered clinical benefits. To answer that, a team studied 367 children who were hospitalized for at least four days, and found that this access significantly reduced patient stress.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Brain Secrets Unlocked by International Imaging Effort

  • Estrogen-producing neurons influence aggression in both sexes

  • Secrets of a clump-dissolving protein uncovered

  • Family voices, stories speed coma recovery

  • Prescription painkillers, widely used by childbearing age women, double birth defects risk

  • Low-income boys fare worse in wealth's shadow

  • Tablet computers good medium for educational materials

  • Anti-inflammatory protein may trigger plaque in Alzheimer's disease

  • Pro-marijuana 'tweets' are sky-high on Twitter

  • Genome-wide search reveals new genes involved in long-term memory

  •