Archive: 15/07/2016

Global study shows stroke largely preventable

Ten risk factors that can be modified are responsible for nine of 10 strokes worldwide, but the ranking of those factors vary regionally, says a study led by researchers of the Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) ...

Jul 15, 2016
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Proteins team up to turn on T cells

The fates of various cells in our bodies—whether they become skin or another type of tissue, for example—are controlled by genetic switches. In a new study, Caltech scientists investigate the switch for T cells, which ...

Jul 15, 2016
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Increase in acute synthetic cannabinoid poisonings

(HealthDay)—Synthetic cannabinoids are sending increasing numbers of U.S. users to hospitals, according to research published in the July 15 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality ...

Jul 15, 2016
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Patient satisfaction high for mohs micrographic surgery

(HealthDay)—For patients with skin cancer, Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) is safe and well tolerated, with high levels of patient satisfaction, according to a research letter published online July 5 in the British Journal ...

Jul 15, 2016
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