'Nano-Anesthesia': A New Approach to Local Anesthesia?
A technique using anesthesia-containing nanoparticles—drawn to the targeted area of the body by magnets—could one day provide a useful alternative to nerve block for local anesthesia in patients, sugg... Full Article
Ginseng Can Treat And Prevent Influenza And RSV
Ginseng can help treat and prevent influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a respiratory virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages, according to research findings by a scientist in ... Full Article
Sleep Behavior Disorder Linked To Brain Disease
Researchers at the University of Toronto say a sleep disorder that causes people to act out their dreams is the best current predictor of brain diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.
“Rapid-eye-m... Full Article
Multicenter Study: New Tool Helps Doctors Better Predict And Prevent Deadly Respiratory Failure After Surgery
A new prediction tool can help doctors better identify patients who are at highest risk for respiratory failure after surgery and therefore prevent the often deadly condition, suggest data from a larg... Full Article
Financial Incentives Help Economically-Disadvantaged Pregnant Smokers Quit And Improve Fetal Growth
Smoking during pregnancy – particularly among economically-disadvantaged women – leads to a host of poor pregnancy outcomes, including miscarriage, preterm birth, SIDS, and additional adverse effects ... Full Article
Board Certified Professional Ergonomist Kathy Espinoza To Keynote AOHP’s 2014 Annual National Conference
Kathy Espinoza, MBA, MS, CPE, CIE, a Board Certified Professional Ergonomist and Assistant Vice President, Ergonomics and Safety for California insurance broker Keenan & Associates, will make two keyn... Full Article