The factors predicting the eventual impact of scientific research (i.e. high citation rates) were successfully identified in abstracts selected for presentation at the annual ESC Congress. Interestingly, predictors of publication ...
Cardiology Jun 05, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists have discovered that a simple blood test could lead to better diagnosis and treatment for early-stage breast cancer patients, according to an Article published Online First in The Lancet Oncology.
Cancer Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) The first doctor to reach President Abraham Lincoln after he was shot in a Washington theater rushed to his ceremonial box and found him paralyzed, comatose and leaning against his wife. Dr. Charles Leale ordered ...
Other Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Research by an optometrist at the University of Houston (UH) supports the continued investigation of optical treatments that attempt to slow the progression of nearsightedness in children.
Ophthalmology Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Top-down advocacy on health and climate at the UN level needs to be mirrored by bottom-up public health actions that bring health and climate co-benefits according to international experts writing in this week's PLoS Medicine.
Health Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Human health and health ethics considerations must be given equal status to economic considerations in climate change deliberations and furthermore, the health community, led by health ministers and the World Health Organization, ...
Health Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
The brain receives information from the ear in a surprisingly orderly fashion, according to a University at Buffalo study scheduled to appear June 6 in the Journal of Neuroscience.
Neuroscience Jun 05, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (8) | 1 |
A collaborative re-analysis of data from the InterAct case-control study conducted by Claudia Langenberg and colleagues has established that waist circumference is associated with risk of type 2 diabetes, independently of ...
Health Jun 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A researcher in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and his colleagues in the Centre for Lung Health are on a mission to keep patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder out of hospital. No easy task, seeing as COPD ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(HealthDay) -- The gap in life expectancy between U.S. whites and blacks narrowed between 2003 and 2008, yet significant disparities remain, a new study finds.
Health Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Current screening strategies for Down syndrome, caused by fetal trisomy 21 (T21), and Edwards syndrome, caused by fetal trisomy 18 (T18), have false positive rates of 2 to 3%, and false negative rates of 5% or higher. Positive ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A surgical technology called Firefly is shedding new light on kidney cancers and helping doctors at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital remove tumors more safely and more efficiently while sparing the rest ...
Surgery Jun 05, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Phoning it in is more effective than the therapist's couch when it comes to keeping patients in psychotherapy. New Northwestern Medicine research shows patients who had therapy sessions provided over the phone were more likely ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A simple blood test can help identify people who are at high risk of dying within the month after non-cardiac surgery, a study by McMaster University researchers has found.
Surgery Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Among nearly 200,000 individuals, daily use of low-dose aspirin was associated with an increased risk of major gastrointestinal or cerebral bleeding, according to a study in the June 6 issue of JAMA. The authors also found ...
Medical research Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |