News tagged with adverse events

Severe anemia linked to poorer heart surgery outcomes

(HealthDay)—Adults undergoing cardiac surgery who have moderate-to-severe preoperative anemia have significantly increased morbidity and mortality compared with non-severely anemic patients, according to ...

Oct 03, 2012
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Commercial weight loss programme evaluated

(Medical Xpress)—Anyone who wants to lose weight has a wide variety of diets to choose from, but knowledge of what works is often poor. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Uppsala University have now evaluated a Swedish ...

Sep 20, 2012
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Adding ketamine to opioids doesn't reduce cancer pain

(HealthDay)—Using subcutaneously administered ketamine in a dose-escalating regimen as an adjunct to opioids and standard co-analgesics does not have any clinical benefit in relieving cancer pain, but it ...

Sep 11, 2012
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Smoking after stroke increases death risk by three-fold

Patients who resume smoking after a stroke increase their risk of death by three-fold, according to research presented at ESC Congress 2012 by Professor Furio Colivicchi from San Filippo Neri Hospital. The researchers also ...

Aug 28, 2012
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