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They’re young, talented, and already making shelf-space for their eventual Nobel Prizes. Scientific American’s yearly “30 under 30” lauds the youngest members of the scientific community conducting breakthrough research. What happened to the days of model volcano experiments? Read it at...
Nineteenth century British surgeon Robert Liston “operated so fast that he once accidentally amputated an assistant’s fingers along with a patient’s leg, according  to Hollingham. The patient and the assistant both died of sepsis, and a spectator  reportedly died of shock, resulting in...

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More evidence that PPIs raise risk of C difficile diarrhea: report

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – There is “sufficient” evidence that treatment with a proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) increases the incidence of Clostridium-difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD), say the authors of a new meta-analysis of relevant research. “We recommend that the routine use of PPIs for...