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Researchers have identified 12 DNA sequences that may help doctors determine which men will suffer from erectile dysfunction (ED) following radiation therapy for prostate cancer. Identifying these patients in advance of treatment ...
Cancer Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Prices for long-acting contraception will be halved for 27 million women in the developing world through a new partnership, former President Bill Clinton and other world leaders announced Wednesday.
Health Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A breast implant scandal affecting thousands of women this year damaged confidence and highlighted the need to tighten controls in Europe on everyday medical devices, the European Commission said Wednesday.
Other Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Improved patient education and ongoing psychological support will help people cope with the psychological distress of having an implanted defibrillator, according to a scientific statement from the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—In patients receiving drug-eluting stents, dual antiplatelet therapy can be safely discontinued during the first year, according to two studies published online Sept. 19 in the Journal of th ...
Cardiology Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cochlear implants—electronic devices surgically implanted in the ear to help provide a sense of sound—have been successfully used since the late 1980's. But questions remain as to whether bilateral cochlear ...
Medical research Sep 20, 2012 | 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.
Medical research Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research indicates marijuana-like compounds called endocannabinoids alter genes and biological signals critical to the formation of a normal placenta during pregnancy and may contribute to pregnancy complications like ...
Medical research Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—New evidence from a study done by Aberdeen University showing that using frozen embryos implanted in the womb instead of those implanted fresh tends to reduce the risks for both mother and child, have led ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists at the University of Glasgow are working to harness the regenerative power of stem cells to improve orthopaedic implant surgery.
Surgery Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Implantable devices for treating cardiac arrhythmias, which include ICDs, are already underused in parts of Eastern and Central Europe and there is a risk that the financial crisis could exacerbate the problem. The European ...
Cardiology Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing rhinoplasty, the use of porous high-density polyethylene (pHDPE) and expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) implants is associated with increased risk of infection, ...
Surgery Aug 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Italy's ban on screening embryos for diseases before they are implanted in a womb violates the rights of a couple whose first child was born with cystic fibrosis, the European Court of Human Rights ruled Tuesday.
Other Aug 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Personalized antiplatelet treatment leads to better outcomes than standard antiplatelet treatment in patients undergoing coronary stent implantation, according to results from the MADONNA study presented at ESC Congress 2012.
Cardiology Aug 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) leads to meaningful improvements in health-related quality of life in patients with severe aortic stenosis that are maintained for at least 1 year, according to a study presented ...
Cardiology Aug 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0