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The production of a certain kind of brain cell that had been considered an impediment to healing may actually be needed to staunch bleeding and promote repair after a stroke or head trauma, researchers at ...
Medical research Apr 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
While gun control issues usually surface after major incidents like the fatal shooting of 20 elementary school students in Newtown, CT, a new study shows that children are routinely killed or injured by firearms.
Health Apr 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
A new study from Rhode Island Hospital shows that a large proportion of victims of community violence treated in its emergency department are female. Injured adolescent females are more likely than males to be injured by ...
Health Jun 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Improved emergency treatment for prolonged seizures: National trial shows autoinjectors fast, effective
When a person is experiencing a prolonged convulsive seizure, quick medical intervention is critical. With every passing minute, the seizure becomes harder to stop, and can place the patient at risk of brain ...
Medical research Feb 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Curbing unnecessary use of antibiotics is our best defense against the spread of drug-resistant infections. A new study suggests another benefit to antimicrobial stewardship: a potential cost savings of millions of dollars ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A simple, inexpensive blood test performed on trauma patients upon admission can help doctors easily identify patients at greatest risk of death, according to a new study by researchers at Intermountain Medical Center in ...
Health Jan 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that the use of Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filters for the prevention and treatment of venous thrombotic events (VTE) may result in poor outcomes due to ...
Cardiology Mar 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The suicide rate among middle-aged Americans climbed a startling 28 percent in a decade, a period that included the recession and the mortgage crisis, the government reported Thursday.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Doctors may be sending too many patients by helicopter, an expensive choice that may not impact patient outcome
Other Oct 12, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0