New MRSA antibiotic developed; Overnight extubation increases ICU death risk;

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> University of Oklahoma chemists have developed a new antibiotic to fight methicillin-resistant S. aureus, better known as MRSA. Announcement

> Overnight extubation increases mortality risk for intensive care unit patients, according to research presented at the American Thoracic Society's 2016 International Conference. Announcement

> A new bill introduced by Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) aims to improve hospitals' treatment of rape victims, according to Q13Fox. Article

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> The World Privacy Forum says privacy principles set forth for the Precision Medicine Initiative "lack detail and fail to address underlying legal requirements and protections." Article

> A study of wireless monitoring of inpatient pregnant women yielded results similar to usual care, and both patients and nurses approved of the program, according to research published in Telemedicine and e-Health. Article

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