» Lighting up cardiovascular problems using nanoparticles
09/12/19 21:11 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
A new nanoparticle innovation that detects unstable calcifications that can trigger heart attacks and strokes may allow doctors to pinpoint when plaque on the walls of blood vessels becomes dangerous.

» Aspirin's health benefits under scrutiny
09/12/19 16:21 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Taking a baby aspirin every day to prevent a heart attack or stroke should no longer be recommended to patients who haven't already experienced one of these events, new research suggests.

» Machine learning can help us understand conversations about death
09/12/19 15:20 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Researchers have used machine learning and natural language processing to better understand what end-of-life conversations look like. Borrowing techniques used to study fiction, where machine learning algorithms analyze manuscripts to id...

» Deeper understanding of irregular heartbeat may lead to more effective treatment
09/12/19 15:20 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Researchers have shown how the chaotic electrical signals underlying irregular heart rhythms lead to the failure of standard treatments.

» Computer game may help to predict reuse of opioids
08/12/19 14:21 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
A computer betting game can help predict the likelihood that someone recovering from opioid addiction will reuse the pain-relieving drugs, a new study shows.

» Current treatment for fungal meningitis is fueling drug resistance
06/12/19 16:46 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
A common first-line treatment approach for cryptococcal meningitis in low-income countries is being compromised by the emergence of drug resistance, new research warns. The findings highlight the need to develop new drugs and treatment r...

» Infant morbidity decreases with incentive-based prenatal tobacco interventions
06/12/19 16:28 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
A new study reveals a significant reduction in NICU (up to 55%) and preterm births due to incentive-based programs implemented to help low-income pregnant women stop smoking cigarettes. Colorado saved over 4 million dollars in healthcare...

» Study seeks to answer whether effects of 'abortion pill' can be reversed
05/12/19 22:13 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Women who initiate medical abortion but opt to stop in the middle of treatment may be at risk for serious blood loss, a study finds. Researchers found this is true even for women who use an experimental treatment that claims to 'reverse'...

» Clinical study finds eating within 10-hour window may help stave off diabetes, heart disease
05/12/19 19:17 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Researchers have found that a 10-hour time-restricted eating intervention, when combined with traditional medications, resulted in weight loss, reduced abdominal fat, lower blood pressure and cholesterol for participants. The pilot study...

» Using lungs from increased-risk donors expands donor pool, maintains current survival rates
05/12/19 16:31 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Researchers have found that using lungs from donors who are considered high risk for certain infectious diseases compared to standard risk donors results in similar one-year survival for recipients. In addition, researchers saw no differ...

» Anti-hepatitis medicine surprises
05/12/19 15:33 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
A new effective treatment of hepatitis C not only combats the virus, but is also effective against potentially fatal complications such as reduced liver functioning and cirrhosis.

» Dangerous skin tumor now has treatment guidelines
05/12/19 15:18 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
A new study reports the first guidelines for treating sebaceous carcinoma, a cancer of the oil glands. If not removed and treated promptly, it can spread to other organs and cause grave harm to patients, including death. But up until now...

» Medical marijuana cards often sought by existing heavy users
04/12/19 15:05 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Young adults who seek enrollment in state medical marijuana programs are often those who already use heavily rather than those with mental or physical issues that could be addressed by the drug.

» Manuka honey 'sandwich' could be key to fighting infections
04/12/19 15:05 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Sandwiching nano-layers of manuka honey between layers of surgical mesh inhibits bacteria for up to three weeks as the honey is slowly released, new research shows.

» Brachytherapy proves effective in treating skin cancer
04/12/19 14:07 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
The use of high-dose-rate brachytherapy to treat elderly patients with common skin cancers offers excellent cure rates and cosmetic outcomes, according to a new study.

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