» Older age, chronic co-morbidities associated with more severe COVID disease in children
15/09/21 17:51 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
A recent study determined the factors associated with severe disease and poor health outcomes among children presenting to the hospital with COVID. These included older age and chronic co-morbidities such as obesity, diabetes and neurolo...

» Loggers, landscapers face deadly danger felling trees in forests and urban areas
14/09/21 22:48 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Tree felling -- whether by professional loggers in a forest setting or by landscapers in urban and rural landscapes -- is the most dangerous job in what are two of the most dangerous industries, according to researchers who conducted a n...

» Study describes new procedure that successfully treated patients with congenital intestinal malrotation
13/09/21 17:56 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
A new study has introduced a new surgical procedure to treat both children and adults with congenital intestinal malrotation, an inherited disorder that can cause the intestines to twist. The study also defines the disease presentation i...

» Hysterectomy can be avoided for common gynecological condition
11/09/21 16:25 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Adenomyosis -- an abnormal tissue growth into the muscular wall of the uterus that causes painful cramps and heavy or prolonged menstrual bleeding -- is more common than generally appreciated, a review of the literature by gynecologists ...

» Decreased mortality for patients with complex aortic aneurysms treated by fenestrated-branched endovascular aortic repair
09/09/21 18:13 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
A recent study revealed that endovascular repair of complex aortic aneurysms using fenestrated and branched endografts provides a safe and effective alternative to open surgical repair, with the lowest ever reported mortality rate in thi...

» Research uncovers new mechanism that promotes wound healing in skin
08/09/21 22:05 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
A study identifies a new molecular pathway that promotes the healing of wounds in the skin.

» New study on COVID-19 vaccinations in the largest US cities finds stark inequities
08/09/21 10:25 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
In a study of the nine largest U.S. cities, researchers found stark racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic inequities in COVID-19 vaccination rates across neighborhoods. The study showed that high vaccination neighborhoods had more white resi...

» Emoji are proposed as a powerful way for patients and doctors to communicate
07/09/21 21:53 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Emoji could particularly enhance interaction with young children, people with disabilities, and patients who speak other languages, a physician and others argue in a new commentary. The opportunity exists for medical societies and physic...

» New QIBA profile for knee cartilage MRI
07/09/21 15:07 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
New recommendations will help provide more reliable, reproducible results for MRI-based measurements of cartilage degeneration in the knee, helping to slow down disease and prevent progression to irreversible osteoarthritis.

» Metabolic changes in plasma and immune cells associated with COVID-19 severity, can predict patient survival
06/09/21 15:13 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
After examining the blood samples from nearly 200 COVID-19 patients, researchers have uncovered underlying metabolic changes that regulate how immune cells react to the disease. These changes are associated with disease severity and coul...

» Schizophrenia study suggests advanced genetic scorecard cannot predict a patient’s fate
06/09/21 15:13 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Researchers found that a tool commonly used in research for evaluating a person's genetic risk for a disease, called a polygenic risk score, was no better at predicting the outcome of a schizophrenia patient's disease over time than writ...

» Predicting possible Alzheimer’s with nearly 100 percent accuracy
03/09/21 17:26 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Researchers have developed a deep learning-based method that can predict the possible onset of Alzheimer's disease from brain images with an accuracy of over 99 percent. The method was developed while analyzing functional MRI images obta...

» Statistical model defines ketamine anesthesia’s effects on the brain
03/09/21 17:26 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Neuroscientists have developed a statistical framework that rigorously describes the brain state changes that patients experience under ketamine-induced anesthesia.

» Subscription-based payment models may improve access to hepatitis C medications
03/09/21 17:26 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Subscription-based payment models (SBPM), a novel approach in which states contract exclusively with a single manufacturer to supply prescriptions at a reduced price, could increase access to these life-saving treatments, according to a ...

» Drug cocktail reduces aging-associated disc degeneration
03/09/21 12:59 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Therapies that target aging cells early pave the way to easing back pain.

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