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Patients discharged the same day they undergo coronary artery stenting do just as well as patients hospitalized overnight for observation, according to researchers at Duke University Medical Center. And yet, they say, same-day ...
Cardiology Oct 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Adding another incentive to exercise, scientists at Duke University Medical Center have found that physical activity improves arthritis symptoms even among obese mice that continue to chow down on a high-fat diet.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Sep 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Zinc has been found to play a critical role in regulating communication between cells in the brain, possibly governing the formation of memories and controlling the occurrence of epileptic seizures.
Neuroscience Sep 21, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (6) | 0 |
An analysis of more than 30,000 cancer patients has shown that blood clots are a more common complication than doctors may realize, causing additional hospitalizations and driving up the cost of care, according to a study ...
Cancer Sep 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Duke University Medical Center researchers have found a genetic variant that seems to be associated with lower five-year survival after a coronary artery bypass.
Cardiology Sep 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Most AIDS patients, when diagnosed with a fungal infection known simply as cryptococcosis, are assumed to have an infection with Cryptococcus neoformans, but a recent study from Duke University Medical Center suggests that a ...
HIV & AIDS Sep 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Duke University Medical Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School have demonstrated an approach to HIV vaccine design that uses an altered form of HIV's outer coating or envelope ...
HIV & AIDS Sep 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Inserting intra-aortic balloon pumps prior to angioplasty in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) does not reduce the scope of heart muscle damage, a condition referred to as infarct size, according to a new study ...
Cardiology Aug 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A large-scale trial finds that apixaban, a new anticoagulant drug, is superior to the standard drug warfarin for preventing stroke and systemic embolism in patients with atrial fibrillation. Moreover, apixaban results in ...
Medical research Aug 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Aerobic exercise is your best bet when it comes to losing that dreaded belly fat, a new study finds.
Health Aug 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
About 1 in every 120 babies are born with congenital heart disease (CHD), of which about 25 percent is critical, requiring special care early in life. CHD is responsible for more deaths in the first year of life than any ...
Cardiology Aug 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
For years, researchers have published papers that associate chronic stress with chromosomal damage.
Medical research Aug 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (13) | 7 |
A comparison of several international clinical trials of beta-blocker drugs has shown there are notable differences in how well the drugs prevent deaths in heart failure patients, based on where the patients were treated. ...
Cardiology Aug 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new way to fight inflammation uses molecules called polymers to mop up the debris of damaged cells before the immune system becomes abnormally active, researchers at Duke University Medical Center report.
Inflammatory disorders Aug 15, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
A discovery by scientists at Duke University Medical Center and Johns Hopkins University could increase the chances for an effective combination of drug therapy to treat the second most common type of brain tumor.
Cancer Aug 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |