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Hearing Impairment

Hearing Impairment Linked To Cognitive Decline With Age

Hearing impairment is a common consequence of advancing age. Almost three-quarters of U.S. adults age 70 and older suffer from some degree of hearing loss. One unanswered question has been to what degree hearing impairment intersects with and influences age-related cognitive decline. In a new study, researchers at University of California San Diego School of…

Radiodaignosis

Patient Treated With Radioactive Drugs Is Cremated

In late 2017, a 69 year old American man who had just received a lutetium 177-based radiation treatment for his pancreatic cancer died. Five days later, his remains are cremat. Three weeks later, Kevin Nelson, a radiation safety officer at the Mayo Clinic Arizona, started to worry. Nelson learned of the man’s death with a…

Transfusion medicine

New Blood Drop Emoji Due To Hit Smartphone Keyboards

Blood donors can soon use their time in the donation chair to let people know they are saving lives using a new blood drop emoji. because The long-awaited red blood drop, which was a successful submission to Unicode from NHS Blood and Transplant along with Plan International UK, is on the list of the new…

General surgery

Analysis Of The Popular Social Media For Plastic Surgeons

he use of social media is growing tremendously along with its impact on the practice of plastic surgery, for better or for worse. Patients are increasingly using social media to obtain information about either the procedure or the surgeon. The aims of this study were to examine social media posting regarding plastic surgery and to…