News tagged with medical college
Only 42 percent of the deaths occurring within 30 days of percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) were attributable to complications from the procedure, according to a Cleveland Clinic study published online in the Journal of ...
Cardiology May 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—An experimental breath test, designed to quickly identify patients suffering from heart failure simply by analyzing the contents of a single exhaled breath, has demonstrated promise in early ...
Cardiology Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Diabetes tops the list of preventable conditions and risk factors associated with heart attack and stroke in Qatar, according to a study appearing in the inaugural issue of the Journal of Local and Global He ...
Cardiology Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Women who have breast reconstruction surgery using a transplanted flap of their own tissue have a low rate of short-term complications, a new study says.
Surgery Feb 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has joined the Coalition for Accessible Treatments, in support of the Patients' Access to Treatments Act of 2013, which will reduce the out-of-pocket ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New guidelines from the American Cancer Society say evidence is sufficient to recommend screening high risk patients for lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography (CT) provided that certain conditions exist:
Cancer Jan 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Disc space narrowing at disc levels L1/L2 and L2/L3, visible on lumbar radiographs, may help to identify hip pain patients whose pain originates in the lumbar spine, according to research published ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A simple, 10-minute stress reduction technique could help to relieve stress, improve sleep quality, and decrease fatigue.
Health Oct 22, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Fainting after recent air travel could be a sign of pulmonary embolism (PE), a potentially fatal blockage in the lungs. Syncope or fainting is an uncommon symptom of pulmonary embolism; however, new research presented at ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New findings that highlight the challenges of managing thromboembolic events in patients being treated for cancer were released at the ESMO 2012 Congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology in Vienna.
Cancer Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Certain medical students may be more likely to stay in their own countries or work in rural areas of their own countries when they qualify as doctors, suggests a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Other Aug 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Ticagrelor, a blood-thinning drug approved by the FDA in 2011, should be considered along with older blood thinners clopidogrel and prasugrel for treating patients who are experiencing chest pain or some heart attacks, according ...
Cardiology Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Female athletes, particularly those involved in high level college sports at the NCAA Division I level, are particularly prone to a trio of medical issues called the "female athlete triad." A new study conducted by sports ...
Health Jun 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Less than half of adolescents are advised by their pediatric health care provider to eat healthily and exercise more, but rates of counseling are higher among obese teens, according to a study ...
Pediatrics Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New lung cancer screening guidelines from three medical groups recommend annual scans but only for an older group of current or former heavy smokers.
Cancer May 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0