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New CT Scanner lowers radiation, raises comfort for patients

New CT Scanner lowers radiation, raises comfort for patients "When I do a cat scan of your chest I always tell them to think of a loaf of bread: each piece of bread makes that chest picture. So when we say slice, we're saying that one little section and we can pull out the middle […]

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News > Knee Implants Surgeries on the Rise, Especially in Younger Patients

News > Knee Implants Surgeries on the Rise, Especially in Younger Patients Newsletters. widg-newsletter-laptop. Get the practical information you need to live better with arthritis delivered straight to your inbox! Arthritis Today. How to reduce pain, find the right treatments and live better with arthritis. [Bi-weekly … Full News here – Read more on Arthritis […]

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The Diabetik app provides patients a way to manage their diabetes

The Diabetik app provides patients a way to manage their diabetes The Diabetik app is a way for patients with diabetes to track and manage their disease. The app was created so that users can input their own data including medications taken, meals, blood glucose, activity, etc. The data can all be stored in one […]

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How A 2p Pill Can Help Colon Cancer Patients Survive Longer After Diagnosis

How A 2p Pill Can Help Colon Cancer Patients Survive Longer After Diagnosis A new study has reveal that aspirin – which costs about 1.5p per pill – could play a role in better survival rates for colon cancer patients. Using previous research that suggested low doses of aspirin may improve the odds, the study […]

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New device could help doctors treat heart patients

New device could help doctors treat heart patients (WXYZ) – How much does taking a daily aspirin help you when you're trying to prevent a heart attack? Researchers at Georgia Tech have created a microfluidic device that is able to mimic the function of coronary arteries. The team used the prototype … Full News here […]

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Researchers examine how diabetes drug can benefit cancer patients

Researchers examine how diabetes drug can benefit cancer patients For several years, a class of anti-diabetic drugs known as biguanides, has been associated with anti-cancer properties. A number of retrospective studies have shown that the widely used diabetes drug metformin can benefit some cancer patients. Despite … Full News here – Read more on News-Medical.net

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Dental health can alert patients to other problems — including diabetes

Dental health can alert patients to other problems — including diabetes Diabetes, a condition of uncontrolled blood sugar or insulin production, can affect many areas of the body, including the mouth. Diabetics face a high risk of oral health problems because of fluctuating levels of blood sugar, which impairs white blood … Full News here […]

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Murphy Plastic Surgery Helping Patients Achieve Seamless Breast

Murphy Plastic Surgery Helping Patients Achieve Seamless Breast … The team at Reno, Nevada-based cosmetic surgery company Murphy Plastic Surgery is now inviting new patients to discover the exceptional breast augmentation surgery work available through their surgeons. Reno, NV, March 15, 2014 –(PR.com)– The … Full News here – Read more on PR.com (press release)

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Many Asthma Patients Don't Stick to Treatment Plan, Study Finds

Many Asthma Patients Don't Stick to Treatment Plan, Study Finds One study found that only 8 percent to 13 percent of asthma patients continue to refill inhaled corticosteroid prescriptions after one year. These medications, when taken early and as prescribed, may help improve asthma control, normalize lung function … Full News here – Read more […]

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Hope Chest Helps Low-Income Breast Cancer Patients

Hope Chest Helps Low-Income Breast Cancer Patients It's a concept that seems unfair when your life should be seen as priceless. But for many low-income people, it's a reality. The founder of a local charity which aims to help women fighting breast cancer is doing something to change that. All proceeds … Full News here […]

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KEEPING TRACK: Tool Helps Diabetes Patients

KEEPING TRACK: Tool Helps Diabetes Patients The 77 year-old was diagnosed with diabetes two decades ago. She's been coming to the Iowa Diabetes Endocrinology Center at Mercy ever since. Two months ago, her doctor, Anuj Bhargava presented her with a new option to control her disease. She says … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Mesothelioma Victims Center Offers Assistance to Diagnosed Patients to Help

Mesothelioma Victims Center Offers Assistance to Diagnosed Patients to Help … WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 — /PRNewswire/ — The Mesothelioma Victims Center is now offering to immediately begin helping a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma, or their family members, by providing instant access to the nation's most skilled and … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Elderly anemic patients at higher risk of postoperative mortality after

Elderly anemic patients at higher risk of postoperative mortality after … 1. Elderly anemic patients were found to have both an increased rate of mortality and cardiac events after elective open and endovascular procedures. 2. For every percentage point decrease in hematocrit from baseline, there was a 4.2% increase in the … Full News here – […]

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Looking Ahead for Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients

Looking Ahead for Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients Sildenafil (brand name Viagra) opens blood vessels and has the potential to improve blood flow through the lungs. A clinical trial of IPF patients was conducted and 89 people were given sildenafil and 91 were given placebo. The research team had hoped … Full News here – Read more […]

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100 patients notified of potential risk of infection from improperly cleaned

100 patients notified of potential risk of infection from improperly cleaned … SEATTLE — Seattle Children's Hospital said Wednesday it has notified about 100 patients that they have a potential risk of infection after technicians discovered auxillary channel (AC) scopes were not properly cleaned before two colonoscopy procedures. Full News here – Read more on […]

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