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A urine test for appendicitis?

Appendicitis is the most common childhood surgical emergency, but the diagnosis can be challenging, especially in children, often leading to either unnecessary surgery in children without appendicitis, or a ruptured appendix ...

Jun 23, 2009
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Daily text messages improve diabetes outcomes

(HealthDay)—Patients with poorly controlled diabetes have improvements in hemoglobin A1c and medication adherence and fewer trips to the emergency room after receiving daily text messages, according to a study published ...

Nov 22, 2013
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New Device Can Aid Physicians in Detecting Heart Attacks

( -- The American Heart Association estimates 700,000 Americans will experience a myocardial infarction, or heart attack, each year. For the most severe cases, patient outcome often depends on the speed with which ...

Jan 08, 2010
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HIV therapies provide near normal lifespan in Africa

A landmark study by the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) shows that patients in Africa receiving combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) for HIV can expect to live ...

Jul 18, 2011
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