Lifetime risk for total hip replacement increases in 5 countries
In five countries during a 10-year period, there have been statistically significant increases in the lifetime risk for total hip replacement surgery for osteoarthritis, as...
10 days ago - Healio
New Zealand joint registry study: Rate of joint replacements did not decrease for patients with RA
Results from this study indicated there was a significant increase in joint replacements in New Zealand for patients with osteoarthritis between 1999 to 2015. However, apart...
1 month ago - Healio - 2 articles
Same-day discharge feasible after lower-limb revascularization in elderly
One-day early discharge was feasible for elderly patients who underwent endovascular revascularization of lower extremities, according to data from the SENIOR-ER...
1 month ago - Healio
Growth kinetics of small renal masses on active surveillance: Variability and results from the DISSRM Registry
The Journal of Urology
1 month ago - MD Linx
Risk of new-onset diabetes in end-stage renal disease patients undergoing dialysis: Analysis from registry data of Taiwan
Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation
3 monthes ago - MD Linx - 2 articles
Your Past Impacts Your Present - Stressful Lifetime Events Linked to Later Cognitive Decline
Research recently presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference showed a link between stressful events in childhood and early adulthood and cognitive...
3 monthes ago - Health Status
High-performance membrane dialyzers and mortality in hemodialysis patients: A 2-year cohort study from the annual survey of the Japanese renal data registry
American Journal of Nephrology
4 monthes ago - MD Linx
BMI predicts post-RP metastasis, PCa mortality
Body mass index is an independent predictor of metastasis and prostate cancer mortality after radical prostatectomy, according to results from a large, long-term...
4 monthes ago - Modern Medicine
Multicenter registry analysis of center characteristics associated with technique failure in patients on incident peritoneal dialysis
Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology
4 monthes ago - MD Linx
Why is AS for prostate Ca not used more?
Stacy Loeb, MD, MSc Dr. Loeb, a member of the Urology Times Editorial Council, is assistant professor of urology and population health at New York University Langone and the...
6 monthes ago - Modern Medicine
The headlines of Master Doctor
'Robot surgery' could save men from prostate cancer
The £1 million Da Vinci robots have saved over 500 men with the advanced disease. They perform the life-saving surgery at University College London Hospitals.
Saving Neurons May Offer New Approach for Treating Alzheimer's Disease
This article reflects deeply on the Alzheimer's disease, bringing up a very interesting point that saving neurons could offer a brand new, never before seen approach to helping...
Two Tau Protein That Aggravates Alzheimer's Disease
Individual Tau proteins interact with and disrupt the cell membrane of neurons.
A Breathalyzer for Disease?
By Dr. Mercola Humans have been given five interesting “super powers” - hearing, sight, taste, touch and smell, without which life may arguably be less rich and perhaps even...
Taking proton pump inhibitors not linked to higher dementia risk
Scientists have concluded that developing dementia or Alzheimer's disease did not appear to be linked to taking proton pump inhibitors .
Hormone therapy in the menopause transition does not increase risk of stroke
Postmenopausal hormone therapy is not associated with increased risk of stroke, provided that it is started early, according to a new report.
Is there a link between menopause and an underactive thyroid?
In this article, we examine whether there is a link between menopause and an underactive thyroid, and how the two may affect each other.
Researchers find no signs of early-onset OA in radiographs of Dolly's skeleton
Original concerns that cloning caused early-onset osteoarthritis in Dolly the sheep are unfounded, say experts at the University of Nottingham and the University of Glasgow.
Scientists produce images of brain tissue affected by Alzheimer's disease...
Using 'Raman' optical technology, scientists of the University of Twente in The Netherlands, can now produce images of brain tissue that is affected by Alzheimer's disease. The...
Coffee a wonder drug? Three or four cups a day associated with lower risk of...
Almost any amount of coffee is better than none and three to four cups daily may extend lives, a new study suggests, one year after the hot beverage was cleared as a potential...