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Non-endoscopic migraine surgery provides significant symptom relief

A revised version of a surgical procedure to treat severe chronic migraine headaches led to significant symptom relief more than 90 percent of the time in patients treated at Massachusetts General Hospital .


Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Stromal Cell-Derived Factor 1 as a Biomarker of Heart Failure and...

From the Framingham Heart Study, MA ; Population Sciences Branch and Division of Intramural Research , National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD; The Center of Human Development and Aging, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers ; Cardiovascular Medicine Section, Department of Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, MA ; BG Medicine, ... (more)


Related Topix: Heart Failure, Health, Rutgers University, BG Medicine, Mathematics, Science, Boston University, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

For Better Treatment, Doctors And Patients Share The Decisions

Many of us get confused by claims of how much the risk of a heart attack, for example, might be reduced by taking medicine for it.


Related Topix: Medicine, Heart Attack, Health, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Nashua, NH


Child siblings may influence each other's obesity risk

Brothers or sisters might have a greater influence than parents on a child's likelihood of being obese, suggests new U.S. research.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Preventive Medicine

5 hospitalized after fire retardant system discharges at Logan

Five people were rushed to Boston hospitals this morning after a fire retardant system at a car rental facility at Logan Airport in East Boston discharged, officials said.


Related Topix: East-Boston, MA, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sys-Con Media

New England Technology Leaders and Monster Launch New England Tech...

Today, at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Massachusetts High Technology Council presented by Boston Scientific Corporation, Monster announced the launch of, an online community to connect the military service members and veterans with jobs in New England and across the United States.


Related Topix: Medicine, Boston Scientific, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry,, Startups, Hospital Administration

Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Meta...

BMP signaling modulation attenuates cerebral arteriovenous...

Correspondence: Dr BP Walcott, Department of Neurological Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, White Building Room 502, Boston, MA 02114, USA.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Neurological Surgery, Healthcare Industry, Genetics, Biology, Science

Tue Jul 22, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Weight loss over two years predicts reduced diabetes risk

Weight loss over two years is associated with reduced diabetes incidence and improvement in cardiometabolic risk factors, according to a study published online July 14 in Diabetes Care .


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Deaf Toddler Has Second Brainstem Device Surgery to Help Him Hear

A deaf toddler who underwent surgery to have a radical auditory device implanted into his brainstem to help him hear is showing vast improvement after undergoing the surgery a second time, his doctors said, giving new hope that the device could one day be a common treatment option for deaf children.


Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Food and Drug Administration, CPU, Science / Technology

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Outpatient Surgery Magazine

Brain Pathways to Anesthesia Emergence

The stimulation of a dopamine-producing region of the brain may actively restore consciousness to anesthetized patients, researchers have found, which could provide a greater understanding of how anesthesia drugs work.


Related Topix: Anesthesiology, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry


Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children

Children born to women who smoked during pregnancy appear to have an increased risk of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder , according to new research.


Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Smoking, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Genetics

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Honoring a once-scorned voice for medical openness

Dr. Ernest Amory Codman told his wife before he died in 1940 not to spend money on a headstone.


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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Thousands run for veterans at Fenway

Tommy Lee Kidman always wore a smile. His two daughters, Gracie and Madeline were the "light of his eyes," friends say, and he had an artistic side - he drew, wrote, played the guitar.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Military, US Marine Corps, US Air Force, US Navy, Massachusetts

For bus commuters to Boston, it's traffic, traffic and more traffic

The blinker makes a heavy "plink plunk" sound when it flashes as the bus changes lanes on Route 24 on Wednesday evening.


Related Topix: Acushnet, Sporting Goods, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Boston scientists mourn death of AIDS pioneer

Dr. Joep Lange, who died on the Malaysian jet, often visited Boston to recruit physicians and researchers for his campaign against AIDS.


Related Topix: Massachusetts, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Friday, July 18, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine - Emergency workers, police officers and even off-duty coal miners - dressed in overalls and covered in soot - searched through wreckage and bodies scattered across sunflower fields and Ukrainian villages Friday after a Malaysian jetliner flying high above the country's battlefield was shot down, killing 298 people.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Pop/Rock, Barenaked Ladies


Links Between Ectopic Fat and Vascular Disease in Humans [Atherosclerosis/Lipoproteins]

From the Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seoul, Korea ; and General Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston .


Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Boston, MA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

Mayo Voted #1 Hospital In The US, St. Cloud Top-5 In MN

Sometimes we take for granted that which is closest to us. Easy to do; human nature.


Related Topix: Rochester, MN, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

PhysOrg Weblog

Case study shows importance of single-pill HIV-1 treatment

A single-pill combination HIV-1 treatment may be appropriate in certain cases, according to a case vignette published in the July 17 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine .


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

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Related Topix: Hopkins, Entertainment, Television, University of Pennsylvania, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, New York


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