Cardiology

Volumes low for unprotected left main PCI

(HealthDay)—Unprotected left main (ULM) percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures represented less than 1 percent of all PCIs in clinical practice in the United States from 2009 through 2016, according to a study ...

Health

Internet-based interventions can help reduce problem drinking

Internet-based interventions may be effective in curbing various patterns of adult problem drinking in both community and health care settings, according to a study published December 18 in the open-access journal PLOS Medicine ...

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Convincing Chinese smokers to kick the habit—by text

Among smokers receiving a 12-week-long mobile phone-based intervention encouraging them to quit, up to 6.5% of participants stopped smoking by the end of the study, according to a research article published this week in the ...

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