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Georgia Regents researchers investigate ways to help cystic fibrosis patients

Georgia Regents researchers investigate ways to help cystic fibrosis patients … Now the GRU team is trying to identify whether that is the source of exercise intolerance and what intervention might work. Sildenafil citrate, the generic form of Viagra, is known to help dilate blood vessels. So the question becomes “once it dilates … Full […]

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Aspirin Effective for Clot Prevention in Certain Patients

Aspirin Effective for Clot Prevention in Certain Patients A recent study found that a daily dose of aspirin reduced the risk of recurrent venous thromboembolism (VTE) for those who could not take long-term anticoagulant drugs. The researchers noted that patients should talk to their doctors before taking aspirin. Full News here – Read more on […]

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Vacuum pumps help treat erectile dysfunction in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients

Vacuum pumps help treat erectile dysfunction in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients Enrolled in the trial were 66 diabetes mellitus patients with erectile dysfunction for at least six months who were not satisfied with 100 mg sildenafil monotherapy. All patients were divided into two groups, with one receiving vacuum erection device … Full News here […]

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Auditor that Accredited VA Hospitals Where Patients Died to Review Same

Auditor that Accredited VA Hospitals Where Patients Died to Review Same … The fixes came too late for 44-year-old Army veteran Barry Coates, who was diagnosed with advanced colorectal cancer after more than a year of waiting for a colonoscopy. “It is likely too late for me,” the 44-year-old Army veteran testified before a … Full […]

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New model predicts patients with type 1 diabetes who will go on to develop

New model predicts patients with type 1 diabetes who will go on to develop … New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) presents a new model for predicting which patients with type 1 diabetes will go on to develop major complications, through easily and routinely … Full […]

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Havana says US embargo hurts Cuban cancer patients

Havana says US embargo hurts Cuban cancer patients Cuba is facing difficulties getting medications and technology to treat children with cancer due to the U.S. economic embargo, state-run media said Thursday, citing an official with the pediatric service of the National Oncology and Radiobiology Institute. Full News here – Read more on Fox News Latino

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US Patients Commonly Prescribed High-Dose Aspirin After MI

US Patients Commonly Prescribed High-Dose Aspirin After MI DALLAS, TX — American doctors may be unwittingly putting their MI patients at risk because they have not kept up with changes in practice guidelines pertaining to aspirin dose post-MI, a new study warns. Many US patients who have an MI are discharged … Full News here – […]

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Surgeons from Virginia Eye Consultants 'give back' to patients in need for

Surgeons from Virginia Eye Consultants 'give back' to patients in need for … The free surgeries included cataracts and glaucoma, retinal transplants and Lasik procedures. Shepherd's sister Carolyn Weatherman submitted the online application on her behalf back in early July, when she read about the event in the newspaper. Full News here – Read more […]

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Concordia Healthcare Corp. announces first patients enrolled in Phase 2

Concordia Healthcare Corp. announces first patients enrolled in Phase 2 … "Malignant pleural mesothelioma remains a complex and typically incurable disease that requires a multi-modal approach to treatment," said Keith Cengel, MD, PhD, lead study investigator, Associate Professor and Director of Photodynamic Therapy in the … Full News here – Read more on MarketWatch

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Obesity crisis forces NHS to buy £1m supersize CT scanners to treat patients

Obesity crisis forces NHS to buy £1m supersize CT scanners to treat patients … CT scans are also sometimes known as CAT scans, which stands for computerised axial tomography. During a CT scan, which is painless and takes five to 10 minutes, depending on the part of the body being scanned, patients lie on their […]

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Eye surgeons 'give back' to patients in need

Eye surgeons 'give back' to patients in need The free surgeries included cataracts and glaucoma, retinal transplants and Lasik procedures. Shepherd's sister Carolyn Weatherman submitted the online application on her behalf back in early July, when she read about the event in the newspaper. Full News here – Read more on Insurance News Net

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Why don't more docs tell heart patients to take aspirin?

Why don't more docs tell heart patients to take aspirin? There's evidence a daily low dose of aspirin can protect against cardiovascular disease, but the people who could most benefit from the medication may not be taking it. A new study shows that only 40 percent of people who are at high risk of … […]

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Could Type 2 Diabetes Patients Live Longer than Healthy Individuals?

Could Type 2 Diabetes Patients Live Longer than Healthy Individuals? Recent findings published in the journal Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism found that the survival of diabetes patients who were given metformin, a commonly used drug used to control glucose levels in the body, exhibited certain anticancer properties … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Many at-risk heart disease patients lack guidance on beneficial aspirin treatment

Many at-risk heart disease patients lack guidance on beneficial aspirin treatment A UF study found that only 40 percent of people who were at high risk of cardiovascular disease said they received a doctor recommendation for aspirin therapy, while one-quarter of people at low risk reported their doctors told them to take the drug. Full […]

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6-year-old cancer patients bond during brave battle

6-year-old cancer patients bond during brave battle Two 6-year-old cancer patients whose battles have grabbed national headlines are bonding at Boston Children's Hospital, where they are being treated. Last weekend, Jordan Lee Nickerson got a special visit from superstar Taylor Swift, who sang and … Full News here – Read more on WCVB Boston

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