One antiplatelet drug after heart valve replacement
Treatment guidelines say patients who undergo minimally invasive aortic heart valve replacements should receive two antiplatelet drugs to reduce the risk of dangerous blood...
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Top stories in infectious disease: FDA recommends omadacyline for approval, new antimicrobials demonstrate ‘good activity'
Among the top stories in infectious disease is the vote by the FDA's Antimicrobials Drug Advisory Committee in favor of approving a new antibiotic for the treatment of acute...
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Finding the light in antimicrobials
Hundreds of polymers which kill drug-resistant superbugs in novel ways could be produced and tested using light, using this new method.
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Remifentanil during labor could halve the number of women needing an epidural
Half as many women in labor who were given a drug called remifentanil to help manage their pain needed a subsequent epidural, compared to the women given pethidine - the...
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Benzodiazepines Drugs Linked to Raised Risk of Alzheimer's Disease
Long-term benzodiazepine use may develop the risk of Alzheimer's disease, finds a new study.
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Remifentanil may halve the need for epidural
Women in labor receiving IV remifentanil patient-controlled analgesia were half as likely to need a subsequent epidural than those receiving intramuscular pethidine injection...
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Mono-antiplatelet therapy after aortic heart valve replacements may work as well as two drugs
Current treatment guidelines say patients who undergo minimally invasive aortic heart valve replacements should receive two antiplatelet drugs to reduce the risk of dangerous...
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How your daily prescription pills could be draining your body of vital vitamins
Prescription medication can also deprive people of vital minerals and vitamins, leading to hair loss, fatigue, depression and loss of sex drive. Here we look at the drugs that...
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The European Union Versus US Food and Drug Administration - One Protects Consumers; the Other Ignores Them
By Dr. Mercola For an entire week each year, I focus on the campaign to end dental amalgam. Those silver fillings are really mercury fillings, and their use in America and...
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Switching anti-psychotic drugs in first-episode schizophrenia patients does not improve clinical outcomes
Switching anti-psychotic medications does not improve clinical outcomes in patients with first-episode schizophrenia who haven't responded to treatment, Mount Sinai researchers...
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E-cigarette Vapor May Damage Your Lung Immune Cells
Long-term use of e-cigarette or vaping can increase the production of inflammatory chemicals which can damage vital immune cells in the lung.
Intensive Care Mortality Prognostic Model for Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension*
Objectives: The disease burden and mortality of children with pulmonary hypertension are significantly higher than for the general PICU population. We aimed to develop a...
Simple Blood Tests May Help Identify Rare Cancer Earlier
Simple blood tests can help detect myeloma, a rare cancer type, finds a new study.
Does THIS explain why women are more likely to suffer migraine?
Researchers at Universitas Miguel Hernández in Elche reviewed decades of medical literature to make the conclusion, published in the journal Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences.
Kids who regularly talk to adults improve two areas of their brain
Children who talk to adults improve the language regions of their developing brain more quickly and get better language skills, according to new research by Massachusetts...
Wearable Devices and Mobile Health Technology Can Promote Overall Health
Wearable devices and mobile health technology may work better as part of a general overall health plan, rather than working only to help weight loss, finds a new study.
Pregnant women could be spared epidurals if NHS changed painkiller
Experts say remifentanil is more effective than the injection, pethidine, given to 250,000 women in a year. Forty per cent of women in the UK end up needing an epidural after...
E-cigarettes are NOT as safe as we've been led to believe
University of Birmingham research has revealed vaping triggers damaging inflammatory chemicals in the airways. When inhaled, the liquid condenses and 'disables protective cells.'
Doctor-patient Discussions Neglect Potential Harms of Lung Cancer Screening
The quality of the conversation about lung cancer screening was poor and discussion of the potential harms of screening was virtually nonexistent, found study.
Artificial Intelligence Platform Screens for Acute Neurological Illnesses
New study findings lay the framework for applying deep learning and computer vision techniques to radiological imaging.