Archive: 04/16/2012

Study finds cancer related pain often undertreated

More than one third of patients with invasive cancer are undertreated for their pain, with minorities twice as likely to not receive analgesics, according to research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Apr 16, 2012
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Mechanical tissue resuscitation technology shows promise

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers seeking a successful treatment for traumatic brain injury have found that the size and extent of damaged tissue can be reduced by using a new device to prevent cell death.

Apr 16, 2012
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Adolescents can benefit from 12-step involvement

Adolescents who misuse alcohol and other drugs to the point where they need treatment must contend with costly and limited options for youth-specific care, as well as high relapse rates following treatment. Mutual-help groups ...

Apr 16, 2012
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