Prevencio, Inc., announces the publication of data that demonstrates a simple new blood test accurately diagnoses significant Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), a circulatory problem in which plaque-narrowed arteries reduce blood flow to a patient's limbs and kidneys.
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Patients' perceptions of the hospital they are being treated in might be improved by the type of artwork hanging in hospital rooms, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
Two units of plasma given in a medical helicopter on the way to the hospital could increase the odds of survival by 10% for traumatically injured patients with severe bleeding, according to the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
The therapeutic potential of human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), which are capable of becoming almost any type of cell in the human body, is well-recognized and broadly pursued, but their mutational burden has not been fully characterized yet.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Tibsovo (ivosidenib) tablets for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) who have a specific genetic mutation.
New research has shown that older adults who exercise above current recommended levels have a reduced risk of developing chronic disease compared with those who do not exercise.
Patients with colorectal cancer tumors on the right side may have poorer five-year survival rates than those whose tumors are located on the left side. However, a new large-scale retrospective study is the first to demonstrate a potential improvement of these outcomes.
The study found that the mother's breastfeeding their babies in the side-lying position, this is harmful to babies, and if breastfeeding while lying down could be irritating to their delicate ears or throat. The study was published in the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery is when blockage of the eustachian tube during a cold, allergy, or upper respiratory infection, and the presence of bacteria or viruses lead to a build-up of pus and mucus behind the eardrum.
Researchers used general anesthesia, which was successfully used for only one hundred and sixty years ago, but nowadays they cannot imagine surgery operations without it. From the wide variety of general inhalation anesthetics, isoflurane, sevoflurane, desflurane, halothane, and enflurane are some of the most commonly used in medicine.
Planning for end-of-life care can be stressful and time-consuming. It's also confusing especially at a time when a loved one is living their final months. While it's not always possible to plan ahead, it can be beneficial to at least have an understanding of the options available for end-of-life care ensuring a loved one receives quality care.
The neural link between depression and sleep problems has been identified for the first time in a new study by researchers at the University of Warwick (UK) and Fudan University (China). Researchers found functional connectivity between the areas of the brain associated with short-term memory, self, and negative emotions causing sufferers to dwell on bad thoughts and leading to a poor quality of sleep. The study was published in JAMA Psychiatry.
A new study identifies the brain mechanism that accounts for the discrepancy between low decoding skills and high reading comprehension. Dyslexia, a reading disorder, is characterized by a difficulty in "decoding", navigating between the visual form and sounds of a written language. But a subset of dyslexic people, dubbed "resilient dyslexics," exhibit remarkably high levels of reading comprehension despite difficulties decoding. The study was recently published in PLOS One.