According to a new research from Germany, deep sedation is a comparable, safe alternative to general anesthesia for patients undergoing percutaneous mitral valve repair (PMVR) for mitral regurgitation.
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The burden of diabetes-related chronic kidney disease ( CKD ) on individuals and society is increasing, shifting attention to improving the quality of care for patients with CKD and diabetes . Researchers assessed the quality of CKD care and its association with long-term dialysis, acute kidney injury (AKI), and death.
In a new study published in the journal Health Expectations, the researchers developed a practical tool, the Person Centred Coordinated Care Organisational Tool (P3C-OCT), to support organisations and practitioners achieve the organisational change which needs to happen if they are to provide personalised and coordinated care for people with multiple long-term conditions.
A child's attention and memory improves after exercise according to new research conducted with primary school pupils and supported by the Universities of Stirling and Edinburgh .
For the first time, researchers have documented that the same period of inactivity has a greater and more severe impact on the muscle power of the lower limbs of the old people than young people, which is essential for movements like climbing the stairs. The study findings were published in The Journal of Physiology.
According to an updated practice bulletin, The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists urges clinicians to treat nausea and vomiting of pregnancy as early as possible to prevent it from progressing to hyperemesis gravidarum . The practice bulletin was published in the Obstetrics & Gynecology
Given the ever-increasing obesity epidemic, researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have discovered a promising experimental drug that has been shown to selectively shrink excess fat by increasing fat cell metabolism. The drug significantly reduces body weight and blood cholesterol levels without lowering food intake in obese mice, according to a study published in Biochemical Pharmacology.