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Yesterday | Circulation

Apolipoprotein A-I Mimetic Peptide 4F Rescues Pulmonary Hypertension...

From the Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Molecular Medicine , Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology , Division of Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine , Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology , and Cardiovascular Research Laboratories , David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California-Los Angeles; and Pulmonary ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pharmacology, UC Los Angeles

Monday | Circulation

Modeling Immunity and Inflammation in Stroke: Don't Be Afraid of Mice? [Basic Science Controversy]

From the Departments of Neurology and Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University and VA Medical Center, Portland.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Science Daily

Nurse anesthetist care not equal to physician anesthesiologist-led...

A recent literature review found no scientific evidence that care provided by a nurse anesthetist is as safe and effective as patient-centered, physician-led anesthesia care, prompting experts to call for further examination to measure patient safety and anesthesia care delivery.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

Mortgage Lender Implode-O-Meter

Visualizing the Vanishing Money Velocity Vortex

Thus, the utterly comatose American treasury market is no longer facilitating the natural growth of traditional savings income streams generated via secure interest bearing accounts and prudential savings products throughout the financial system's depository structure.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Medgadget

Laser Glucometer Eliminates Pin Pricks

The system works by directing a laser beam at the patient's palm and measuring the amount of absorption and scattering when the laser interacts with dermal interstitial fluid, which is strongly correlated with blood sugar levels.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dermatology, Genetics

Newswise

When It Comes to Raising Vitamin D Levels, Anesthesiologists Advised--"Don't Be Wimpy!"

Newswise - August 21, 2014 - Enough observational studies-it's time for doctors to recommend steps to raise their patients' vitamin D levels.

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Related Topix: Vitamin D, Supplement, Healthcare Law, Law

ABA Journal

Posner opinion takes aim at denial of disability benefits; is it a 7th Circuit trend?

In a published opinion issued two weeks after oral argument, the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned the denial of disability benefits to a woman who claimed severe pain because of a herniated disc.

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Related Topix: Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Social Security, Personal Finance, University of Chicago, Medicine, Opinion

Medical News Today

Novel drug to treat respiratory depression helps opioid users breathe easier

People taking prescription opioids to treat moderate to severe pain may be able to breathe a little easier, literally.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Methadone, Duragesic, Fentanyl (generic), Asthma

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Technology & HealthIsraeli Doctor Appointed Head of European Medical Group

"There is no precedent for the importance of this role in Europe Israeli doctor," says Dr. Leonid Eidelman chairman of the Israel Medical Association, Dr. Goldik election of a president of Carmel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Medicine, Sweden,

Medgadget

Patient Education Through Digital Animation: Interview with Bruce Blausen

We focus on teaching what is normal first and foremost. You have to know the foundation of the treatment or condition.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dermatology, Genetics

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Newswise

Studies Promoting Use of Antidepressants for Postoperative Pain May Be Premature, Review Finds

Chicago - August 19, 2014 - Antidepressants are known to provide effective pain relief for various chronic pain conditions; however, the jury is still out on their use in treating the millions of patients who suffer from acute or chronic pain following surgery.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Circulation

Caveolin-1 Modulates Cardiac Gap Junction Homeostasis and...

From the Lifespan Cardiovascular Research Center, Department of Medicine, Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University, Providence Veterans Administration Medical Center, RI ; Department of Medicine , Department of Pharmacology , and Department of Anesthesiology , University of Illinois at Chicago; and Department of Anesthesiology, VA San ... (more)

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Related Topix: Brown University, Medicine, Pharmacology, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL

Medgadget

"Listening" to Gas May Enable New Respiratory Sensing Technology

And with a simple, robust design and low power consumption of around 10 mW - compared to over 1 W for some sensors- our device is ideally suited to long-lifetime, battery powered applications.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dermatology

Medical Daily

Respiratory Depression Reversed In Trials With Drug That Fights Opioid Side Effect

Opioid pain killers like oxycodone are commonly prescribed to people recovering from surgery.

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Related Topix: Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Health, Pain

Medical News Today

Are the cognitive side effects of anesthesia overlooked?

A nationwide survey of Swedish anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists has revealed a low awareness of the cognitive side effects that patients are at risk from following surgery.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Sweden, World News

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Newswise

Clinical Practice Guidelines: Trying to Get them Right the First Time

The common thought in the medical community is that the randomized, controlled trial is the gold standard in medical research.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government

Newswise

Rep. Tammy Duckworth Attends ASA(r) Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at Schaumburg Headquarters

August 18, 2014 - The American Society of AnesthesiologistsA was honored by the attendance of U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth who congratulated ASA in a speech to attendees at its ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday, August 16. The grand-opening event welcomed approximately 175 attendees, including ASA leaders, members, staff and guests to the building for ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Tammy Duckworth, Democrat, Medicine

Business Journal

Mednax makes acquisition to enter new line of business

After buying eight medical practices so far this year, Mednax has a deal to buy a different type of company as it enters the new business.

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Related Topix: Mednax, Healthcare Industry, Medicine, Brecksville, OH

Newswise

Wolters Kluwer Health Announces Impact Factor Gains Across its LWW...

Newswise - August 18, 2014 - Wolters Kluwer Health announced impact factor gains across its prestigious Lippincott Williams & Wilkins journal portfolio and Medknow open access portfolio with the release of the latest Impact Factor scores and specialty rankings, based on the 2013 Journal Citation ReportsA , .

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Mequon

Dr. Steven Weisman Honored With Jeffrey Lawson Award For Children's Pain Relief

Dr. Steven Weisman, professor of anesthesiology and pediatrics at The Medical College of Wisconsin, and the medical director of the Jane B. Pettit Pain and Palliative Care Center at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, has been awarded the 2011 Jeffrey Lawson Award from the American Pain Society.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Yale University, New Haven, CT

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