Walking Just 4 Hours a Week Linked to Reduced Stroke Severity
New registry data suggest even light to moderate physical activity may result in a less severe stroke over time. Medscape Medical News
11 hours ago - Medscape - 3 articles
Light physical activity may reduce stroke severity
Engaging in light to moderate physical activity, such as walking or swimming, for a few hours a week, was associated with less severe strokes when compared with physical...
12 hours ago - Healio - 3 articles
Diminishing Returns for Off-Pump CABG at 10 Years
New registry data show surgery without cardiopulmonary bypass is associated with increased incomplete revascularization, reintervention, and higher mortality, even in...
13 hours ago - Medscape
10-Minute Headstart for the Cath Lab Helps in STEMI Emergencies
Quicker revascularization, possibly better survival seen in registry
1 day ago - MedPageToday
TAVR Learning Curve, Annual Volume Back in Spotlight
New registry data again show greater operator experience is linked to better outcomes, raising the question of who should be doing TAVR procedures. Medscape Medical News
2 days ago - Medscape
Suicide, alcohol-related and accidental deaths higher in diabetes
Finnish adults newly diagnosed with diabetes are more likely to die of suicide, alcohol-related causes or accidents over 7 years vs. those without diabetes, suggesting a need...
2 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Gunshot victims more likely to require blood transfusions and die than other trauma patients
In a new analysis of data submitted to Maryland's state trauma registry from 2005 to 2017, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers found that gunshot victims are approximately five...
2 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Transradial access for PCI reduces event risk in STEMI
Elmir Omerovic MUNICH - Patients with STEMI who underwent primary PCI via transradial access had reduced risk for 30-day mortality, cardiogenic shock and in-hospital bleeding...
6 days ago - Healio
Is antibiotic prophylaxis mandatory in laparoscopic incisional hernia repair? Data from the herniamed registry
Several meta-analyses showed that laparoscopic incisional hernia repair is associated with lower surgical site infection rates compared to open repair. However, the efficiency...
9 days ago - International Journal of Surgery
Type 1 Diabetes: The Earlier the Onset, the Worse the Prognosis
Data from a Swedish registry study emphasize the need to focus on early-onset patients' elevated cardiovascular risks and mortality.
12 days ago - Journal Watch - 2 articles
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Simulations of Breast Tissue May Address Delay on Enhanced MRI Cancer...
New study creates simulations of breast tissue that would provide cutting-edge MRI techniques to prove that they meet safety limits.
Arizona Emergency Medical Technicians Face Higher Risk of Suicide: Study
Suicide risk is 39 percent higher in Arizona emergency medical technicians compared to general public, finds a new study.
Novel Approach to Protect Bone Health in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant...
New study finds strategies to protect bone health in hematologic stem cell transplant recipients.
Here's What You Need to Know About the Calorie Counts on Your Apple Watch
There are few things more satisfying than getting in some steps or a tough workout and instantly finding out how many calories you burned. If you're obsessed with checking your...
You Can Engineer Your Workouts to Burn More Calories, Based on Your Period
There are a lot of things that can affect your metabolism. Age, genetics, and diet play a role, of course, but for women looking to maximize their calorie burn, there's another...
Medscape Physicians' Choice: Top Hospital Rankings for 2018
Doctors rank their top hospitals in an annual survey by Medscape.
Doctors are putting babies' lives at risk from meningitis and sepsis, report...
Parents in the UK are too often told their children have ‘trivial infections' - but these can quickly become life-threatening, the Meningitis Research Foundation said.
Surgeon insists he did nothing wrong when he wrongly removed a woman's...
Dr Scott Baker of South Dakota is being sued by his patient Dena Knapp, who claims his medical error in 2016 left her with stage three kidney disease, depression and chronic...
Aspirin doesn't lower heart attack and stroke risks and can increase bleeding
Researchers found that a daily dose of aspirin didn't prolong healthy, independent living free of dementia.
Make-up and skincare contain a cocktail of chemicals that could cause breast...
Researchers from George Mason University, Virginia, found that women with the chemicals BPA and parabens in their urine produce higher levels of oestrogen, which can affect...