In the new study published in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, researchers reported that patients and physicians often disagree about the final outcomes of surgical scars.
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A kinase inhibitor called cabozantinib could be a viable therapy option for patients with metastatic, radioactive iodine-resistant thyroid cancer, according to a study led by researchers from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
In this study, researchers examined that most of patients are totally unaware that the anesthesiologist who put them under for surgery might not be the same one who brings them out even though that 'handoff' between the two doctors has been linked to a series of negative patient outcomes, including an increased likelihood of death. The study got published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
A study has revealed that it takes women aged over 65 the longest to arrive at the emergency department after the onset of myocardial infarction symptoms. As a consequence, valuable time is lost to reopen the occluded blood vessels and limit the damage to the myocardium.
A systematic review of in-vivo preclinical studies showed, microbubbles combined with ultrasound therapy in ischemic stroke. The aim of the systematic review is to identify the parameters tested; to assess evidence on the safety and efficacy on preclinical data on sonothrombolysis (STL); and to assess the validity and publication bias.
A new study published in the Journal of Neurosurgery has shown that for doctors training to become neurosurgeons, burnout is common, and certain workplace stressors like unrewarding mentor relationships, difficult coworkers and not getting enough exposure to the operating room could lead to it.
According to a new study, researchers have examined that noise may disrupt the body on the cellular level in a way that increases the risk of common heart disease risk factors. An underlying mechanism that may lead to noise-induced heart disease. The review is in response to growing evidence connecting environmental noise, including from road traffic and aircrafts, to the development of heart disease, such as coronary artery disease, arterial hypertension, stroke and heart failure. The study is published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
The existing health structure of India has an evolutionary history. India's health system can be divided into three distinct phases. The initial phase, 1947-1983, when healthcare initiatives were undertaken on two principles – none should be denied care despite the inability to pay, and it was the responsibility of the concerned state to provide healthcare to the people.
Schizophrenia and other psychiatric issues may be triggered by marijuana use, according to a research analysis published in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA).
In this study, researchers estimated that hearing loss is the most common sensory disability and its prevalence is increasing globally with population ageing. They had estimated 360 million people, or 5.3% of the world’s population, are living with disabling hearing impairment. The leading causes of hearing impairment in sub-Saharan Africa are believed to be middle ear disease and impacted wax, and are therefore easily amenable to treatment and prevention.
Association between high BMI and survival benefit is confounded by comorbid conditions such as nutritional status and inflammation. Patients with AKI, particularly those receiving continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT), are highly catabolic and more susceptible to loss of energy. Herein, researchers evaluated whether disease severity can modify the relationship between BMI and mortality.
A new meta-analysis showed that Using intracameral antibiotics after cataract surgery is associated with lower endophthalmitis rates. The study findings were published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology