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A study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) challenges a widely held belief that long nerve grafts do poorly in adults with an axillary nerve injury. Investigators found that the outcomes ...
Surgery Mar 22, 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
Surgery offers better survival benefit for men with localised prostate cancer, according to a large observational study, conducted by a group of researchers in Sweden and the Netherlands.
Cancer Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at Griffith University's Institute for Glycomics and The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles have discovered a critical weakness in leukaemic cells, which may pave the way to new treatments.
Cancer Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Concussions can occur in sports and in combat, but health experts do not know precisely which jolts, collisions and awkward head movements during these activities pose the greatest risks to the brain. To ...
Neuroscience Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Lower back pain is a common complaint, and treatment often requires many hours of physical therapy over multiple weekly clinic visits—a costly commitment. Now Dr. Michal Katz-Leurer of Tel Aviv University's Stanley Steyer ...
Health Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug to treat postmenopausal women who experience pain during sex, the agency announced Tuesday.
Medications Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An international team of researchers has found that a once-a-month, high-dose injection of a commonly used asthma drug is highly effective in treating teens and adults chronically afflicted with hives and severe, itchy rash. ...
Immunology Feb 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The picture isn't necessarily pretty when it comes to Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday gave its approval for the use of Botox against a form of urinary incontinence known as overactive bladder.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Pemphigus vulgaris is a life-threatening autoimmune skin disease that is occurs when the body's immune system generates antibodies that target proteins in the skin known as desomogleins. Desmogleins help to form the adhesive ...
Immunology Jan 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The production of new neurons in the adult normal cortex in response to the antidepressant, fluoxetine, is reported in a study published online this week in Neuropsychopharmacology.
Neuroscience Jan 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
Australian scientists have shown in the laboratory how a 'transcription factor' causes breast cancer cells to develop an aggressive subtype that lacks sensitivity to estrogen and does not respond to known anti-estrogen therapies. ...
Cancer Dec 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Improved understanding of the pathogenesis of infantile hemangiomas (IHs) is leading to better treatment options, according to a review published online Dec. 24 in Pediatrics.
Pediatrics Dec 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—In the wake of the Dec. 14 tragic shooting in Newtown, Conn., the American College of Physicians (ACP) has pledged to play a part in ending recurring firearm-related deaths and injuries, according ...
Health Dec 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1