A new study indicates that many donated organs that are discarded might be suitable for transplantation if certain steps are taken to limit damage following donation. The findings appear in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). In most cases in the United States, transplant organs come from donors […]Continue Reading ...
November 9, 2017 The quality of the neighborhood where a child grows up has a significant impact on the number of problem behaviors they display during elementary and teenage years, a study led by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers suggests. The findings, published in the November issue of Social Science & Medicine, […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: Shutterstock The Annual Report of Trends in Behaviour 2017 released today by the Centre for Social Research in Health (CSRH) at UNSW Sydney finds the proportion of non-HIV-positive gay men who reported pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) use in the six months prior to the annual Gay Community Periodic Surveys increased from 2 percent in 2013 […]Continue Reading ...
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October 28, 2017 FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc., specialists in developing cutting-edge ultrasound solutions and providing world-leading education to enable point-of-care visualization access, will present its innovative portfolio of ultrasound solutions and highlight product features and upgrades at the American College of Emergency Physicians Annual Scientific Assembly (ACEP), October 29 – November 1 in Washington, DC. “FUJIFILM […]Continue Reading ...
October 25, 2017 A study led by Mayo Clinic researchers has found that proton beam therapy, in combination with chemotherapy, prior to surgery, may be a better option than a combination using traditional radiation therapy techniques with chemotherapy when treating elderly patients with esophageal cancer. Standard X-ray radiation therapy techniques include 3-D conformal radiation and […]Continue Reading ...
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Licio Augusto Veloso during FAPESP Week Nebraska-Texas. Credit: Karina Toledo/ Agencia FAPESP When investigating the factors associated with the growing epidemic of obesity in the world over the last decade, scientists have identified two events that greatly contribute to weight gain. One is an alteration in the profile of bacteria that make up the intestinal […]Continue Reading ...
BOSTON, Nov. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:KERX), a company focused on bringing innovative medicines to people with kidney disease, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Auryxia for an additional indication. The approval is for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia in adults with chronic kidney […]Continue Reading ...
November 1, 2017 A new University at Buffalo study has shown that HIV testing among transgender adults was higher in those who identified as female, were African-American or Hispanic, or had a history of incarceration. The preliminary research, which sought to identify HIV testing patterns in urban, transgender individuals in Western New York, also found […]Continue Reading ...
October 30, 2017 Depression is on the rise in the United States, according to researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy. From 2005 to 2015, depression rose significantly among Americans age 12 and older with the most rapid increases seen in young […]Continue Reading ...
TUESDAY, Oct. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Patients who have neurosurgery overnight are more likely to have complications than those whose operations occur during the day, a new study finds. Risk of complications was 50 percent higher when surgeries began between 9 p.m. and 7 a.m., said University of Michigan researchers. They reviewed more than […]Continue Reading ...
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October 18, 2017 Patients living with heart failure receive palliative care significantly less often than patients with other illnesses, including cancer, despite evidence that such care improves symptom management and quality of life. Those findings, made by University of Pittsburgh researchers and based on a review of existing evidence, were recently published in the Journal […]Continue Reading ...
October 13, 2017 A new study published in Neurosurgery finds that patients who undergo a neurosurgical procedure with surgical start times between 9 pm and 7 am are at an increased risk of developing complications compared to patients with a surgical start time earlier in the day. Neurosurgical procedures are necessary at all times of […]Continue Reading ...
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