Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New non-invasive method of risk assessment in liver disease

In a recent study, an interdisciplinary research team from MedUni Vienna showed that functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) can be used as a non-invasive method for predicting complications in chronic liver disease. ...

Cardiology

New cardiac defibrillator much safer for patients

High-risk patients who need defibrillators to prevent cardiac arrest can experience fewer complications with a type of device implanted under the skin, a Canadian study has found.

Medications

EXPLAINER: COVID-19 pills must be taken within 5 days

Newly infected COVID-19 patients have two treatment options that can be taken at home. But that convenience comes with a catch: The pills have to be taken as soon as possible once symptoms appear.

Cardiology

AI predicts if—and when—someone will have cardiac arrest

A new artificial intelligence-based approach can predict, significantly more accurately than a doctor, if and when a patient could die of cardiac arrest. The technology, built on raw images of patient's diseased hearts and ...

Cardiology

Identifying risk factors following ICH strokes

A new study led by University of Cincinnati researchers provides new insights on how different risk factors following one of the most severe types of stroke can affect patient outcomes.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spain to enter new era without isolation for mild COVID-19

Spanish health authorities are moving closer to normalizing life in coexistence with COVID-19, by scrapping mandatory quarantines—from next week—for those infected with the virus but showing no or mild symptoms of the ...

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