Archive for the ‘Physician Assistant’ Category

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 large multi-center study published in the issue of Anesthesiology. Affecting nearly 200,000 Americans a year, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a sudden failure [...]

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 Georgia State University’s new Institute for Biomedical Sciences. In a recent issue of Nutrients and an upcoming publication of the International Journal of Molecular Medicine, [...]

More Than Two-Thirds Of Americans Support Mandated Coverage Of Birth Control In Health Plans

Nearly 7 in 10 Americans support mandated coverage of birth control medications, according to a new national survey by researchers at the University of Michigan Health System. Women, blacks, Hispanics, parents with children under the age of 18 at home, and adults with private or public insurance were significantly more likely than other adults to [...]

Combination Of Alcohol And Tobacco Increases Risk Of Esophageal Cancer

The rate of developing esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) nearly doubles in those who both smoke and drink compared to those who only smoke or drink, according to new research published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology. Although multiple studies have identified risk factors for the development of ESCC, notably, exposure to alcohol and tobacco, [...]

Vivere-Audubon Honors National Infertility Awareness Week

Audubon Fertility & Reproductive Medicine is proud to recognize the 25th Annual National Infertility Awareness Week April 20 – 26

Fertility Center Joins National Movement to Recognize Men, Women Struggling with Disease Infertility is a disease affecting more than 7 million people across the U.S., according to the National Survey of Family Growth. That number represents 12% of women of childbearing age or one in eight couples. Audubon Fertility & Reproductive Medicine is proud to [...]