Join the 4.4 Million New Yorkers Already Signed Up to Save Lives
In 2016 we saw major legislation passed supporting organ donation and a breakthrough education curriculum on donation piloted for high school students. 2016 saw record-breaking...
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Racial Gap in In-Hospital Arrest Survival Shrinks in Registry
Not only has survival for in-hospital cardiac arrest improved over the past 15 years, but the racial gap has almost closed at hospitals in a resuscitation quality-improvement...
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Medication use in long-term survivors from the MONICA/KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry
European Journal of Internal Medicine
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AGTC, Foundation Fighting Blindness form partnership
The Foundation Fighting Blindness has joined Applied Genetics Technology Corporation in a partnership agreement to advance gene therapy research to treat inherited diseases...
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DEFINITIVE AR: Atherectomy plus DCB may be beneficial in PAD
CHICAGO - In patients with peripheral artery disease, lumen gain achieved at 2 years after treatment with directional atherectomy followed by a drug-coated balloon may result...
5 days ago - Healio
Swabs for Sundaresh seeks bone marrow matches, aims to save a father's life
Neeti Sundaresh created Swab for Sundaresh, a series of blood marrow donor drives throughout Northeast Ohio and other locations, to help save her father's life. The Swab for...
5 days ago - Health and Fitness
GIQuIC transitions to new platform for its quality registry
The GI Quality Improvement Consortium Inc., or GIQuIC, has begun moving to a new, more agile technical platform, hosted by FIGmd, to better support participants and teams who...
6 days ago - Healio
PRIME: Comorbidities extensive but survival rates encouraging in CLI cohort
CHICAGO - An interim analysis of the PRIME registry provided insight into current knowledge, the feasibility of ultrasound-guided access and the relationship between...
7 days ago - Healio
Real-world anti-VEGF injections produce slight decrease in IOP
BOSTON - A “significant but small decrease” in IOP was seen in patients receiving anti-VEGF injections, according to real-world analysis of IRIS Registry data presented in a...
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Post-TAVR dialysis linked to increased mortality
The proportion of patients requiring dialysis after transcatheter aortic valve replacement has declined, but the need for new post-TAVR dialysis is associated with a...
8 days ago - Healio
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Supermarkets may Help People Consume Less Calories
Silent product reformulation may not achieve dramatic reductions in the population's calorie intake, but doubt remains on how it can reduce calorie intake.
‘Sample was too young,' experts comment on recent study on calcium and bone loss
There were no links found between dietary calcium intake and rates of bone loss in men, according to a recent study published in the British Journal of Nutrition. Experts who...
What is continuing care and how is it different than home health care?
Continuing care, home health care... understanding these terms can ensure better care for those who prefer aging in their own home. Consider this situation... One morning, Mary...
Walmart's Great Value frozen cherries recalled for listeria risk
Some frozen, organic, sweet, pitted cherries packaged under Walmart's Great Value brand are under recall after producer Sunrise Growers Inc. found Listeria monocytogenes during...
McDonald's to cut antibiotics from chicken supply by 2018
The move, unveiled in a policy statement on Wednesday, comes amid a broad effort to battle dangerous superbugs which are becoming increasingly resistant to medication.
Gut Microbes can Influence Certain Neurological Disorders
There are hundreds of species of bacteria in our gut. Each species plays a different role in our health and requires different nutrients for growth.
Could Common Vitamin Supplements Raise Lung Cancer Risk?
Increased odds only seemed to affect men or male smokers, study suggests Related MedlinePlus Pages: B Vitamins , Dietary Supplements , Lung Cancer
All primary school children will be offered the flu vaccine from next year
Year Four pupils will get the vaccine in 2017-18 followed by pupils in Years Five and Six in 2018-19
Mitochondrial Genetic Patterns Associated With Autism
The risk for autism spectrum disorders may be influenced by genetic variations in mitochondrial DNA determined by ancient migrations.
How to Tell If You Actually Fried Your Eyes During Yesterday's Solar Eclipse
Photograph by Getty You're not the only one Googling "my eyes hurt" today The solar eclipse on August 21 was pretty much a once-in-your-lifetime event-the previous time it...