Cardiology

How to prevent recurrent stroke when the cause is unknown

Nearly one-third of patients with a stroke of unknown cause have a heart rhythm disorder that can be treated to prevent another stroke. That's the finding of the NOR-FIB study presented at EHRA 2022, a scientific congress ...

Health informatics

Using convolutional neural networks to analyze medical imaging

COVID-19 remains a significant challenge the world over. Research in the International Journal of Computational Biology and Drug Design, discusses how X-ray images and CT (computerized tomography) scans can reveal much about ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Endometriosis: It's not just painful periods

Chronic pelvic pain—typically during menstruation—is the most common indication of endometriosis, an incurable inflammatory condition that can cause infertility, an expert says.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Unifying terminology for difficult-to-treat rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an inflammatory autoimmune disease that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints. It can also cause fatigue, and the underlying inflammation may affect other body systems. A significant ...

Dentistry

Essential oral healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the need for consensus on the definition of essential oral healthcare. The article "Pandemic considerations on essential oral healthcare" provides a layered model of essential oral healthcare, ...

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