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Aspirin solves 'headaches' of all kinds

Aspirin solves 'headaches' of all kinds Acetylsalicylic acid — what makes up aspirin — is a synthetic derivative of salicin. That compound, found in nature in plants like the willow tree, has been known and used for thousands of years and is mentioned in stone tablets of medical text found … Full News here – […]

7-year-old Cancer Patient, Her Nurse Prove Laughter Is Sometimes the Best

7-year-old Cancer Patient, Her Nurse Prove Laughter Is Sometimes the Best … A 7-year-old cancer patient and her nurse are proving laughter is the best medicine with their viral Facebook video. Emily DeFeciani sat down with the duo and has more. ALBANY, N.Y. — Starring 7-year-old Kamryn Slater and her nurse Tom Shelley, this … […]

CHEST guideline released for PAH

CHEST guideline released for PAH Graded evidence-based recommendations include ambrisentan or sildenafil to improve 6-minute walk distance (6MWD) in patients with stage II PAH, and ambrisentan, sildenafil or bosentan to improve this outcome in class III patients. For class III … Full News here – Read more on medwireNews

Santa Cruz youngster commemorates battle with cancer at Boardwalk

Santa Cruz youngster commemorates battle with cancer at Boardwalk SANTA CRUZ >> The year Ethan Pope was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia — a type of cancer — he was 5 years old. The next year was a roller coaster of emotions for Ethan and his family, filled with moments of energy where he would […]

Man credits stroke centre and GNGH for saving his life

Man credits stroke centre and GNGH for saving his life It was just a scant 22 minutes before Matwychuk had not only been given a CAT scan but he also received a dose of the clot-busting drug t-PA. The scenario is one that is played out routinely at Greater Niagara General, which is also home […]

Research and Markets: UK Cosmetic Surgery Market Report 2014

12 July 2014

Research and Markets: UK Cosmetic Surgery Market Report 2014 The UK cosmetic surgery industry has flourished over the past 30 years and the market continues to expand despite the ongoing economic hardships and the Government's review into the cosmetic surgery market. Figures from the industry's main trade body … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Cromwell residents without insurance can buy discounted meds

12 July 2014

Cromwell residents without insurance can buy discounted meds “Discounts are also offered on other medical services including vision, hearing and Lasik services,” CCM said. The cards can also be used to buy human-based pet prescriptions that can be filled at a pharmacy. Every resident is being provided with a … Full News here – Read […]

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UK receives $3.75M to promote screening, prevent colon cancer deaths in rural

12 July 2014

UK receives .75M to promote screening, prevent colon cancer deaths in rural … The test is quick, painless, low-cost, and doesn't require a trip to the doctor — still somewhat unpleasant, but likely preferable to an unnecessary colonoscopy or, of course, cancer. In the case of a positive FIT test result, RCPC staff will help […]

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Tramadol Abuse – Medical Informer Video

12 July 2014

If you are abusing Tramadol but want to quit, we can help. All you have to do is contact us by phone or go to our website.

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Best of AUA 2014: Sexual Function/Dysfunction

12 July 2014

Best of AUA 2014: Sexual Function/Dysfunction There is no benefit to nightly post-prostatectomy ED therapy with sildenafil citrate (Viagra) compared with placebo. • Reoperation rate of penile prosthesis is highest within the first year of placement. The trend toward inflatable versus malleable … Full News here – Read more on ModernMedicine

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Daily Low-dose Aspirin Decreases Pancreatic Cancer Risk

12 July 2014

Daily Low-dose Aspirin Decreases Pancreatic Cancer Risk They were interviewed in-person about their medication habits, including types of aspirin used (low vs. regular dose) and when they started and stopped using aspirin. The researchers also noted information such as body mass index, smoking history, and … Full News here – Read more on HCPLive

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Medivators Launches JET PREP™ Device to Improve Polyp Detection

12 July 2014

Medivators Launches JET PREP™ Device to Improve Polyp Detection Colonoscopy is an effective screening method that can reduce deaths from colon cancer. If a patient is poorly prepped, however, precancerous polyp detection can be significantly hindered. According to an article in Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News, … Full News here – Read more on MarketWatch

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Health Beat: Virtual pet game for asthma

11 July 2014

Health Beat: Virtual pet game for asthma "Taking your inhaler with the right technique," said Alexander Ryu, Wellapets co-founder/CEO. "Taking your controller inhaler at the right time, learning how to avoid triggers and learning how to recognize your own asthma symptoms and take action for … Full News here – Read more on WFMZ Allentown

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Industrial Chemical Found to Raise Mesothelioma Risk in Rats

11 July 2014

Industrial Chemical Found to Raise Mesothelioma Risk in Rats About 80 percent of mesothelioma cases are the result of exposure to asbestos, a fibrous mineral once popular as a flame retardant and insulator. But a newly-published study suggests that an industrial chemical called vinylidene chloride (VDC) may … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Providence offers diabetes prevention class

11 July 2014

Providence offers diabetes prevention class “Type 2 diabetes is one of the fastest growing diagnoses in the United States and in our area,” said registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator Linda Gooding, with Providence Diabetes Center. “…This class will help those at risk for Type 2 … Full News here – Read more on The […]

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OCT-guided femtosecond laser increases safety, accuracy of Kamra inlay

11 July 2014

OCT-guided femtosecond laser increases safety, accuracy of Kamra inlay Real-time optical coherence tomography-guided femtosecond laser technology increased safety and accuracy of the Kamra corneal inlay in patients with history of LASIK, according to a study. “An important advantage is that femtosecond laser pulse can be … Full News here – Read more on Healio

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CT scan installed at Ndola Central

11 July 2014

CT scan installed at Ndola Central THE installation of the US$ 1 million state-of-the-art computerised tomography (CT) scan machine at Ndola Central Hospital (NCH) has been completed and the equipment is expected to start operating by next week. Meanwhile, works to install the … Full News here – Read more on Zambia Daily Mail

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Obama Promises To Lower Health Insurance Premiums by $2,500 Per Year – Medical Informer Video

11 July 2014

President Obama repeatedly promised that his signature health law, the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare, would reduce insurance premiums by 00 for t… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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For Women With Asthma, Additional Complications Arise During Pregnancy

10 July 2014

For Women With Asthma, Additional Complications Arise During Pregnancy On a recent afternoon, Kelly Liartis is at Magee Women's Hospital for a check-up. She's talking to her doctor Hyagriv Simhan about her soon-to-be-born baby — and her frequent summer asthma flare-ups. He's telling her that despite her fears, its … Full News here – Read […]

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Vasectomy may increase risk of aggressive prostate cancer

10 July 2014

Vasectomy may increase risk of aggressive prostate cancer Boston, MA — Vasectomy was associated with a small increased risk of prostate cancer, and a stronger risk for advanced or lethal prostate cancer according to a new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). The researchers found that the … Full News here – Read more […]

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