Medical research

New findings boost understanding of arterial aneurysm

Abdominal arterial (or aortic) aneurysm in older men is associated with levels of certain subtypes of white blood cells, a study from the University of Gothenburg shows. The study results belong to an expanding research field ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Improving mental health in Khayelitsha

Arriving in Cape Town via its main highway you can't fail to spot Khayelitsha. The informal township, reputed to be the largest and fastest growing in South Africa, runs parallel to the main artery leading into the city centre.

Cardiology

Henry Ford Hospital pioneers new cardiac approach

Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital have created a new route to the heart to implant an artificial heart valve by temporarily connecting major blood vessels that do not normally intersect.

Cardiology

Off-pump bypass better for high-risk patients

Bypass surgery done without a heart-lung machine, known as off-pump, may provide better post-operative outcomes than on-pump bypass surgery for high-risk patients, according to research presented today at the American College ...

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