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New research from the US shows that regular consumption of coffee is linked to a reduced risk of a rare autoimmune liver disease called primary sclerosing cholangitis . Comment?
Contrary to what might be expected, adding an antibiotic coating to an artificial urinary sphincter does not decrease device-related infection rates, researchers announced at the 108th American Urological Association Annual Meeting. Comment?
Testing patients with just three risk factors upon hospital admission has potential to identify nearly three out of four asymptomatic carriers of C. Difficile , according to a new study published in the May issue of the American Journal of Infection Control , the official publication of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and ... (more) Comment?
Testing patients with just three risk factors upon hospital admission has potential to identify nearly three out of four asymptomatic carriers of C. difficile , according to a new study published in the May issue of the American Journal of Infection Control , the official publication of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and ... (more) Comment?
Unavoidable damage caused to the heart and lungs by radiotherapy treatment of tumours in the chest region can be limited by the administration of an ACE inhibitor, a drug commonly used in the treatment of cardiovascular disease, a group of Dutch researchers have found. Comment?
Frozen balls of ice can safely kill cancerous tumors that have spread to the lungs, according to the first prospective multicenter trial of cryoablation. Comment?
Dual energy CT is an effective way to evaluate emergency department patients with possible anterior cruciate ligament tears, a new study shows. Comment?
New research reveals that advanced fibrosis is a significant predictor of mortality in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease , largely brought about by cardiovascular causes. Comment?
Women tend to carry excess fat in their hips and thighs, while men tend to carry it on their stomachs. 2 comments
Obesity alone may not diminish outcomes or increase the risk of complications in total knee replacement patients, according to two research studies presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons . Comment?
Heart failure patients who are moderately or severely depressed have four times the risk of dying and double the risk of having to go to the emergency room or be hospitalized compared to those who are not depressed, according to new research reported in Circulation: Heart Failure, an American Heart Association Journal. Comment?
The first large, population-based study to follow children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder into adulthood shows that ADHD often doesn't "go away," and that children with ADHD are more likely to have other psychiatric disorders as adults. 2 comments
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., have developed a novel computer algorithm to easily quantify a major risk factor for breast cancer based on analysis of a screening mammogram. Comment?
The "July effect" - the notion that the influx of new residents and fellows at teaching hospitals in July of each year adversely affects patient care and outcomes - was examined in a very large data set of hospitalizations for patients undergoing spine surgery. Comment?
An independent panel convened by the National Institutes of Health has concluded that the name of a common hormone disorder in women, polycystic ovary syndrome , causes confusion and is a barrier to research progress and effective patient care. Comment?
Asthma is a serious condition that affects more than 25.7 million Americans, and is responsible for nearly 4,000 deaths annually. Comment?
Researchers at Western University have made a breakthrough that could lead to a better understanding of a common form of arthritis that, until now, has eluded scientists. Comment?
Parallel structure: Surprising similarities between kidney cells and neurons The primary function of the kidneys is to filter the blood to remove waste and retain blood cells and proteins. Comment?