News tagged with medical intervention

Anti-clotting drugs yield similar results

The first trial to study patients with acute coronary syndrome who do not undergo coronary stenting or bypass surgery found no significant difference between two anti-clotting drugs – prasugrel and clopidogrel – in preventing ...

Aug 26, 2012
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Lessons from major heart trial need implementation

A NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center review of almost 500,000 cardiac cases nationally shows that the clinically indicated medical therapy reported in a widely publicized study was lost in translation ...

May 10, 2011
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Tiniest babies are growing up healthy despite odds

One is a healthy first-grader, the other an honors college student majoring in psychology. Once the tiniest babies ever born, both girls are thriving, despite long odds when they entered the world weighing ...

Dec 12, 2011
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