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alcohol

Large Study Links Alcohol Misuse to Subsequent Injury Risk in Young...

The immediate effects of drinking too much alcohol are obvious, unpleasant and can even be life threatening, but a new study has shown that young...
stroke

Imaging Technique Advancing Stroke Treatment

In a journal article published this week in Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express, post-doctoral fellow Mohammad Izadifar’s preliminary results show that unlike regular medical...
arteries

Keyhole Surgery for Ruptured Arteries Has Longer-Term Benefits for Patients

Abdominal aortic aneurysms occur when the aorta, the main vessel carrying blood from the heart to the rest of the body, swells and ruptures....
wound healing

Wound Healing with New Technology

The cost of treating venous ulcers is estimated at between SEK 260 million and 600 million per year. And that is only venous ulcers....
Botulinum

Botulinum Toxin for Atrial Fibrillation? Maybe, But More Study is Needed

From temporarily softening wrinkles to easing migraines, botulinum toxin has become a versatile medical remedy because of its ability to block nerve signals that...
aneurysm

Keyhole Surgery More Effective Than Open Surgery for Ruptured Aneurysm

More than 1000 people a year in the UK require emergency surgery to repair a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. Without repair, ruptured aneurysm is...
machine learning

Improving Clinical Trials with Machine Learning

Machine learning could improve our ability to determine whether a new drug works in the brain, potentially enabling researchers to detect drug effects that...
heart attacks

Coordinated Emergency Care Improves Survival for Patients with Heart Attacks

Coordinating the response to heart attacks among emergency responders and hospitals reduces the time to treatment and saves lives -- even on a large,...
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Stroke Study Expands Window of Clot Removal Treatment for Some Patients

A procedure to remove clots from blocked brain vessels – known as thrombectomy - may be beneficial for some stroke patients even if they...
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Computer Program Helps Doctors Detect Acute Kidney Injury Earlier to Save...

Embedding a decision support tool in the hospital electronic health record increases detection of acute kidney injury, reducing its severity and improving survival, according...
rare disease

Identification of a New Gene Causing Scoliosis and Bone Malformations

A unique collaboration among Shriners Hospital for Children – Canada, CHU Sainte-Justine and McGill University has enabled researchers to identify genetic mutations involved in...
yoga

Study: Yoga Reduces Falls among the Elderly

People who do hatha yoga report improved balance, but only now has yoga’s impact on falls received rigorous study. Now, University of Wisconsin–Madison professor of...
motor neuron diseases

Synaptic Disorder

Motor neurons are the nerves that send impulses to the muscles to generate movement. Damage of these neurons can cause very diverse diseases, for...
Genomic surveillance

Study Shows Routine Genomic Surveillance of MRSA Can Detect Unsuspected Outbreaks

Genomic surveillance has revealed the first complete picture of MRSA spread across the east of England. Researchers from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and...
food allergies, allergic diseases

Study Provides More Clarity on the Genetic Causes of Children’s Food...

An estimated five to eight percent of all children suffer from food allergies. They usually appear in the first years of life and manifest...
foetus

Uterine Bacteria Can Affect the Foetus

According to new research, women can have bacteria in their uteri which may have an impact on foetuses’ immune systems. Until now, the ovaries,...
alarm

Alarm Gives Epileptics Peace of Mind

Epileptic seizures occur suddenly and can be life-threatening. But an alarm developed jointly by doctors, a technology company, and researchers at DTU Electrical Engineering...
medical testing

New Plan Aims to Slash Unnecessary Medical Testing

Researchers at top hospitals in the U.S. and Canada, including the University of Virginia Health System, have developed an ambitious plan to eliminate unnecessary...
Hand Hygiene

How Hand Hygiene Becomes Contagious

Hand washing is one of the most basic infection control protocols, and, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it is also...
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Reported Penicillin Allergy Appears to Increase the Risk of Surgical Site...

A study by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators found that surgical patients believed to be allergic to penicillin were significantly more likely to develop...