Download PDF By Eleanor McDermidMay 30, 2012 at 5:15 PM Anesthesiologists can achieve successful axillary brachial plexus block faster by diluting ropivacaine in dextrose rather than saline, results of a randomized trial show. “Early onset of block is worthwhile in a busy clinical practice because it can allow for proper planning and timing of rescue […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF January 27, 2017 at 1:28 AM Patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease, known as GERD, who undergo laparoscopic anti-reflux operations compared with traditional “open” operations suffer fewer postoperative complications, experience faster recovery, and incur lower health care costs, according to study results published online as an “article in press” on the Journal of the […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF November 18, 2015 at 11:52 PM Following the global success of more than 3.4 million patients worldwide, Invisalign is set to open its first dedicated dental center in Dubai. The clinic which opens on 24th November 2015, will be a highly specialised clinic providing the revolutionary treatment solution to teeth straightening. The Invisalign […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF December 31, 2014 at 1:52 AM AVACEN Medical announced today that it has launched a $2 million campaign on Crowdfunder.com to support further company clinical trials and FDA applications. This is in response to the encouraging outcomes of an AVACEN sponsored pilot and a follow-up fibromyalgia study involving 22 subjects and separate anecdotal […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF January 5, 2017 at 8:57 AM Can you please give an overview of the social media campaign ‘Give PKD the Bump’? We launched this campaign at the beginning of October 2016. It’s the first time that we’ve ever had a campaign of this size and scope. It’s a European campaign in multiple languages […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Interview conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, BA Hons (Cantab)August 15, 2013 at 12:08 PM Historically, what death rates have been published? The death rates of individual heart surgeons have been published in England and several US states for some years. A high profile investigation into high death rates at a certain cardiac centre motivated […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF June 7, 2016 at 8:32 AM The presence of high saturated fatty acids in breast tissue may be a useful indicator of cancer in postmenopausal women, according to a new study by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center, published online June 7 in Radiology, a journal of the Radiological Society of North America. […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 3, 2016 at 6:32 AM Injections received in the months prior to total knee (TKR) or total hip replacement (THR) surgery may increase the risk for infection and related complications, according to two studies–among the largest conducted on this topic–presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF October 12, 2005 at 6:59 PM Physicians monitoring patients who have undergone gastric bypass surgery should be on the alert for a new, potentially dangerous hypoglycemia (low blood glucose) complication that, while rare, may require quick treatment, according to a new study by collaborating researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF February 15, 2016 at 6:36 AM The advice given to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome, SIDS, has worked well, but the potential to save more lives exists. In addition to sleeping on their backs, infants should sleep in their own beds for the first few months to reduce the risk […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 26, 2012 at 5:38 AM Virginia Hospital Center is among the few hospitals along the east coast to offer the new Calypso® System featuring GPS for the Body technology® and Beacon® electromagnetic transponders for patients with certain types of cancer. This new technology provides accurate, precise and real-time tracking to keep radiation […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF October 7, 2015 at 7:36 AM Scientists at the Universities of Manchester and Nottingham have been funded to develop a gel that will match many of the biological structures of human breast tissue, to advance cancer research and reduce animal testing. The £417,000 award from the National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement & […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 26, 2016 at 11:34 PM Many in the general public think scientific and technological innovations bring helpful change to society, but they are more concerned than excited when it comes to the potential use of emerging technologies to make people’s minds sharper, their bodies stronger and healthier than ever before, according to […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF October 4, 2016 at 9:01 AM Bowel Cancer UK is delighted to announce that the charity has won the Charity of the Year Award (for charities with an income between £1m and £10m) at the Charity Times Awards 2016 on Wednesday 28 September at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel, London. (Left to […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 23, 2006 at 11:57 AM Recent research presented at EBCC-5 from the million women study found that taking Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) increased the risk of some types of breast cancer, but not others. Scientists analysed the data from the UK study to try and find a link between HRT and the […]Continue Reading ...
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