Cardiology

Intense IV blood sugar control doesn't improve stroke outcomes

Intravenous (IV) insulin did not improve stroke outcomes compared to standard blood sugar (glucose) control using insulin shots—answering a worldwide debate about the best way to control glucose in stroke patients. These ...

Health

Why it's so important to have a primary care doctor

The United States health care system is generally centered around hospitals and specialty care. The value of primary care, however, has remained unclear and debated, in part due to limited research.

Cardiology

Lasting benefit for CABG in diabetes, multivessel disease

(HealthDay)—For patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) with multivessel coronary disease (MVD), coronary revascularization with coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is associated with lower all-cause mortality than percutaneous ...

Neuroscience

The brain predicts words before they are pronounced

The brain is not only able to finish the sentences of others: A study by the Basque research centre BCBL has shown for the first time that it can also anticipate an auditory stimulus and determine the phonemes and specific ...

Cancer

ASCO/ASTRO/SSO update guidelines on postmastectomy RT

(HealthDay)—New guidelines have been issued by three leading cancer organizations for postmastectomy radiotherapy (PMRT). All three groups published the guidelines online this week in their respective journals: the Journal ...

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