Women who have suffered a still birth or have medical conditions including varicose veins, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) or heart disease are at greater risk of developing dangerous blood clots after giving birth, a study ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
University of Iowa researchers have determined that thigh size in obese people is a reason their hip implants are more likely to fail.
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Eating a moderate amount of chocolate each week may be associated with a lower risk of stroke in men, according to a new study published in the August 29, 2012, online issue of Neurology.
Neuroscience Aug 29, 2012 | 4.1 / 5 (8) | 2 |
In a study that examined use of the anticoagulant medication warfarin and risk of stroke following a diagnosis of atrial fibrillation in older patients, women, especially those 75 years or older, had a higher risk of stroke ...
Cardiology May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Pulmonary embolism -- the sudden blockage of an artery in the lung -- is estimated to cause over 100,000 deaths each year in the U.S. Although thrombolytics, or "clot-buster" drugs, are currently reserved to treat only the ...
Cardiology Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A year after hospital discharge, the majority of stroke patients are listening to doctor's orders when it comes to taking their prescribed secondary stroke prevention medications, new data out of Wake Forest Baptist Medical ...
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(Medical Xpress) -- Antibiotics rather than surgery may be the better treatment for cases of appendicitis in which the appendix hasn't burst, according to a new study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Heart attack or heart failure patients may have a high risk of death or re-admission for a month or longer after leaving the hospital, researchers said at the American Heart Association's Quality of Care and Outcomes Scientific ...
Cardiology May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
"Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major cause of hospitalization, disability, and death-worldwide, and among older adults, falling is the most common cause of TBI," writes Niina Korhonen, B.M., of the Injury and Osteoporosis ...
Health May 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A University of Michigan study from the "Online First" edition of Anesthesiology found cardiac arrest was associated with improved survival when it occurred in the operating room (O.R.) or post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) ...
Cardiology May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study led by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Boston University School of Medicine has found that nearly one quarter of patients may return to the emergency department ...
Health Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Stroke patients are three times more likely to receive clot-busting medication if treated at a certified stroke center, according to a study in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Race appears to play a role in determining what kind of treatment is offered to patients grappling with severely restricted blood flow to their feet, new research suggests.
Surgery Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The frequency of vena cava filter (VCF) use to prevent migration of blood clots to the lungs in patients with acute venous thromboembolism (VTE) appears to vary widely and be associated with which hospital provides the patient ...
Cardiology Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
It is estimated that there are 10 million cases of traumatic brain injury globally every year with mild traumatic brain injuries being responsible for 70-90% of these. Incidence is highest among young males.
Neuroscience Mar 12, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0