Medical research

Nanotubes in the eye that help us see

A new mechanism of blood redistribution that is essential for the proper functioning of the adult retina has just been discovered in vivo by researchers at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM).

Cardiology

After a heart attack, physical activity makes you feel better

Heart attack patients who take part in a lifestyle improvement programme feel better—especially when they do additional physical activity. That's the finding of a large study presented today on ACVC Essentials 4 You, a ...

Cardiology

Outcomes no worse with short stay after open heart surgery

(HealthDay)—Shorter length of stay (LOS) after elective cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass does not result in worse outcomes or increased readmission rates, according to a study presented at the annual meeting ...

Health

How dangerous is vaping? The science remains hazy

Is vaping a useful tool for quitting smoking or just a new way of harming your health? Countries around the world are beginning to consider this question and India on Wednesday announced a total ban on the sale of e-cigarettes,

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Weight gain and loss may worsen dementia risk in older people

Older people who experience significant weight gain or weight loss could be raising their risk of developing dementia, suggests a study from Korea published today in the online journal BMJ Open.

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