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Researchers develop strategy to improve patient adherence

Physicians can help their patients follow prescribed treatments and achieve healthier results – particularly in chronic disease management – by using a three-pronged strategy developed by a team of researchers from ...

Jun 01, 2011
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Acupuncture of benefit to those with unexplained symptoms

Attending frequently with medically unexplained symptoms is distressing for both patient and doctor and effective treatment or management options are limited: one in five patients have symptoms that remain unexplained by ...

May 29, 2011
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New device could reduce surgical scarring

Researchers at Stanford University have developed a special wound dressing that they report was able to significantly reduce scar tissue caused by incisions.

May 23, 2011
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WSU study expands time window for facial nerve rehabilitation

SPOKANE, WASH. –A research study conducted at Washington State University Spokane offers hope to those suffering from facial nerve damage. According to the study, which was published online this week in the journal Developmental Ne ...

May 10, 2011
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Genes, not race, determine donor kidney survival

A new study by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center sheds light on what causes certain kidneys to do better than others after being transplanted, providing doctors with an easy way to screen for donor kidneys ...

May 10, 2011
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iPhone app can diagnose stroke: study

New research from the University of Calgary's Faculty of Medicine shows that doctors can make a stroke diagnosis using an iPhone application with the same accuracy as a diagnosis at a medical computer workstation. This technology ...

May 09, 2011
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Ohio State surgeons rebuild pelvis of cancer patient

In a rare and medically remarkable operation, a multi-disciplinary team of surgeons at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute ...

May 05, 2011
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MDCT arthrography accurately identifies

MDCT arthrography is better than MR arthrography for diagnosing glenoid rim osseous lesions, lesions that have been identified as potential causes of recurrence after shoulder surgery, according to a new study.

May 04, 2011
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