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More Cancer Cases Among Women With Sleep Apnea

Women with severe sleep apnea appear to be at an elevated risk of getting cancer, a study shows. No causal relationship is demonstrated, but the link between nocturnal hypoxia...
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Two-In-One Contrast Agent For Medical Imaging

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) visualizes internal body structures, often with the help of contrast agents to enhance sensitivity. A Belgian team of scientists has now devel...
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Canadian Researchers Find ‘Silent’ Strokes Common After Surgery, Linked To Cognitive Decline

Canadian researchers have discovered that covert – or ‘silent’ - strokes are common in seniors after they have elective, non-cardiac surgery and double their risk of cognitive...
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Nanoscale “Glass” Bottles Could Enable Targeted Drug Delivery

Tiny silica bottles filled with medicine and a special temperature-sensitive material could be used for drug delivery to kill malignant cells only in certain parts of the body...
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Study Finds Lack Of Racial Diversity In Cancer Drug Clinical Trials

New research published this week in JAMA Oncology has found a lack of racial and ethnic diversity in clinical trials for cancer drugs. The study — “Disparity of Race Reportin...
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Pharmacist-Led Approach In Community Hospitals Can Cut Antibiotic Use

In small, community hospitals that don’t have resources for a dedicated staff to oversee the proper use of antibiotics, turning to staff pharmacists showed promise in a model ...
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Imaging A Brain Thinking, Using A New MRI Technique

An international team of researchers with partial support from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) developed a new MRI technique that can c...
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Northwell Offers Hospitalized Patients Help In Dealing With Opioid, Substance-Use Issues

Northwell Health today announced the implementation of its substance-use screening protocol for patients who are admitted to its hospitals, broadening its ability to support m...
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WINDGO Granted IoT Wearable Products Patent

WINDGO, Inc., a research and development company specializing in smart material and vibrational transfer technologies, announced today that they have been granted US Patent No...
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Emerging Wound Care Therapy Now Heals Limbs Previously Scheduled For Amputation

AVANTI Technologies Inc. (AVANTI) nursing team supports Los Angeles medical device company, Numotech Inc., to address one of health care's biggest challenges - nonhealing woun...
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First Integrative Neurorehabilitation™ Program In The Country Launches At Nexus Neurorecovery Center, Augmenting The Healing Process For Brain Injured Patients

Pain and stress management are hot topics in the United States. Like many healthcare providers, Nexus Neurorecovery Center has focused on alternative ways to address discomfor...
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Scars: Gone With The Foam

A scar on the elbow that is strained with every movement, or a foot, on which a wound simply does not want to close – poorly healing injuries are a common cause of health rest...
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Drug Accelerates Blood System’s Recovery After Chemotherapy, Radiation

In mice, new compound lifts molecular ‘brakes’ that normally slow the regeneration of blood stem cells Sarah C.P. Williams A drug developed by UCLA physician-scientists and...
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Surgeons Report Success In Reducing Opioid Prescribing Without Increasing Patients’ Pain

Having a hernia repaired, or an appendix or gallbladder removed, hurts. And for the past two decades, patients having these common operations in the U.S. have gone home from t...
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Treatment Doctor Tested On Himself Can Put Others Into Remission

Five years ago, David C. Fajgenbaum, MD, MBA, MSc, both a Penn Medicine researcher and patient, tried an experimental treatment on himself based on his laboratory research fin...
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Le Bonheur Children's Hospital Successfully Creates Airway and Voice Box for Child

Le Bonheur Children's Hospital reconstructed an airway and voice box in the world's first successful surgery of its kind for 2-year-old Cooper Kilburn from Adamsville, Tenn. ...
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LA BioMed Scientists Developing A Vaccine To Protect Against Deadly Superbug

Researchers from the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) have taken a major step toward the creation of vaccine that could neutralize the culprit behind a gr...
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Feinstein Institutes Trial Finds Promising Non-Invasive Therapy For Stroke

Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research scientists are the first to publish clinical trial results of an investigational, non-invasive medical device for the treatment of sp...
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Mode Of Delivery At Birth May Play Key Role In Shaping The Child's Skin Microbiome

The maturation of skin microbial communities during childhood is important for the skin health of children and development of the immune system into adulthood, but only a few ...
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Enterovirus Antibodies Detected In Acute Flaccid Myelitis Patients

A new study analyzing samples from patients with and without acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) provides additional evidence for an association between the rare but often serious co...
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Advancing Telemonitoring Technology In Texas

Many Texans, particularly the poor and elderly, live in areas that are far from medical care. Telemonitoring, the use of technology to monitor a patient’s health status remote...
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Robotic Neck Brace Dramatically Improves Functions Of ALS Patients

A novel neck brace, which supports the neck during its natural motion, was designed by Columbia engineers. This is the first device shown to dramatically assist patients suffe...
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Women And Elderly At Higher Risk Of Dangerous Drug Interactions

A new study led by researchers at Indiana University has found that women and older adults who use multiple prescription drugs are significantly more likely to be prescribed p...
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Of Mice And Babies: New Animal Model Links Blood Transfusions To Dangerous Digestive Disease In Preemies

Physicians have long suspected that red blood cell transfusions given to premature infants with anemia may put them in danger of developing necrotizing enterocolitis, or NEC, ...
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New Solution To Elderly Falls: Drones, Smartphones And Sensors

Drones, smartphones and sensors could provide a lifeline to the world’s growing elderly population at risk of falls, helping to cut global hospital costs. A new system has be...
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