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Surgeons at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are the first in the U.S. to implant a new device designed to relieve knee pain and help people with osteoarthritis prevent or delay knee replacements.
One of Australia's biggest health issues could be checked if more people took up yoga or tai chi and reduced their blood pressure, an Australian study has found. Stroke costs the country $5 billion a year through treatment and loss of productivity, affecting 56,000 Australians in 2017, equivalent to one stroke every nine minutes.
Neurocognitive testing along with a road test or simulated driving test are the best approach to gauging whether palliative care patients can drive safely, according to a new review.
African Americans with the combination of myocardial injury, identified by high levels of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I (hs-cTnI) and left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) on electrocardiogram have a "malignant" preclinical heart failure phenotype that puts them at much higher risk of heart failure than their peers, with the risk especially high in men, new research shows.
The greater the hearing loss, the greater the risk of having symptoms of depression, finds study of elderly Hispanics. A new study found that elderly individuals with age-related hearing loss had more symptoms of depression; the greater the hearing loss, the greater the risk of having depressive symptoms.
Scientists are narrowing in on checklists of both errant genes and the environmental factors that could trigger those genes to more accurately assess type 1 diabetes risk and help children and their families avoid it.
The aim was to identify risk factors that influence in-hospital mortality for patients with moderate-to-severe blunt multiple trauma (BMT) who survive initial resuscitation. The prospective study involved 195 adult patients with BMT who were admitted to a referral hospital's emergency department (ED) between May 1, 2015, and May 31, 2016.
To explore a method of screening the core indicators in the emergency database that can be used to evaluate the in-hospital fatal gastrointestinal rebleeding by using the big data algorithm.
Australian researchers have found that special immune cells of the body not only protect us from the invading bacteria, viruses and microbes but also play a role in reducing the aggressiveness of the melanoma cells.
Homicide kills more people than war globally and is associated with income inequality. In Brazil, one of the most unequal countries of the world, the homicide rate is four times higher than the world average.
Large differences in radiation doses used for CT scans are mainly due to how the scanners are used by medical staff rather than differences in the patients scanned or the machines used, finds a study in The BMJ today.
Many surgeons participate in the management of superficial soft tissue masses, and a preoperative incorrect diagnosis frequently results in dismal oncological outcomes. The aim of this study was to identify distinguishing magnetic resonance imaging features between malignant and non-malignant lesions.