A new study examined the ability of artificial intelligence (AI) to help screen patients for a common diabetic eye disease gains momentum, published online in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
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Researchers assessed the quality of a drug, Spironolactone appears to be a better fourth drug than clonidine for treating patients with resistant hypertension. They showed that moderate doses of clonidine were not superior to spironolactone as a fourth drug treatment for resistant hypertension. The study was published in Hypertension.
In this study, researchers have established an advanced use of a known drug is showing promise as an effective treatment for preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV). The drug, amisulpride, showed a statistically significant reduction in the occurrence of PONV, when used intraoperatively in combination with a standard anti-nausea treatment, in the 24 hours after surgery in high-risk patients. The study was published in the Journal of American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA).
A study organized by strengthening Emergency Systems Program at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health in collaboration with the African Federation of Emergency Medicine fills this gap, identifying 76 quality indicators for emergency care for use in critical care facilities in Africa. The need for emergency care in low-income and middle-income countries has never been greater, but until now, measurable indicators for providing this care have been lacking. The study was published in the British Medical Journal.
A new study, published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, suggests that applying interpersonal skills training to MRI staff may result in greater operational efficiency and increase revenue??????? for providers.
A new study indicates that the kinds of microbes living in the gut influence the severity and recurrence of parasitic worm infections in developing countries. Researchers recommend that manipulating the gut's microbial communities may protect against intestinal parasites, which affect more than 1 billion people worldwide. The study was published online in the journal Microbiome.
Novice distance runners running with softer footfalls can reduce the risk of injury by 62%, according to a study led by the researchers from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU).
Belgium researchers explored how people with Alzheimer's disease use medical services during their end-of-life. The study, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, aimed to learn more about the best ways to help older adults with dementia at the end of their lives.
According to a study, researchers examined wearing a lightweight vest equipped with a cardioverter defibrillator that detects abnormal heart rhythms in addition to taking recommended medications is associated with a reduction in the likelihood of dying during the first 90 days following a heart attack in people whose heart function was also impaired.
Researchers have analyzed gene expression in synovial tissue from joints of patients with rheumatoid arthritis, and identified three different synovial subtypes of rheumatoid arthritis that exhibit different mechanisms of pain. The study findings were published in the journal Arthritis and Rheumatology.
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has issued a clinical guideline for the use of whole-breast radiation therapy that expands the eligibility criteria for hypofractionated therapy.
A new study, led by by scientists at Saint Louis University determines the structure of a key protein that is involved in the body’s inflammatory response. The finding, published in Nature Communications, opens the door to developing new treatments for a wide range of illnesses, from heart disease, diabetes and cancer to neurodegenerative disorders, including Parkinson’s disease.