• By News Medical   -   Aug 19, 2018

    HPI, INTEGRIS AND USPI ENTER INTO AGREEMENT TO OFFER PATIENTS MORE CHOICE, FLEXIBILITY OF CARE

    HPI Holdings LLC, an operator of hospitals, outpatient centers and clinics in Oklahoma City, INTEGRIS, Oklahoma's most advanced health...

    Hospital
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 19, 2018

    NEW TRIAL TO INVESTIGATE WHETHER WEIGHT LOSS BEFORE CONCEPTION CAN MAKE MOM AND BABY HEALTHIER

    A woman's overall health before conception can impact her pregnancy and the health of her fetus.

    Pregnancy, Mom, Baby
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 19, 2018

    URI PROFESSOR DEVELOPS SIMPLER AND QUICKER METHOD FOR DETECTING IMPURITY IN HEPARIN

    In 2008, a contaminant eluded the quality safeguards in the pharmaceutical industry and infiltrated a large portion of the supply of...

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 19, 2018

    INSIGHT INTO ENDOCRINE CANCERS AND TREATMENT OPTIONS

    Aretha Franklin died of a neuroendocrine pancreatic tumor, a rare disease where patients often exhibit few symptoms at first.

    Tumors, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 19, 2018

    MAYO MEDICAL LABORATORIES AND NDSC COLLABORATE TO DEVELOP NEW PATIENT BLOOD-MANAGEMENT SOLUTION

    Mayo Clinic implemented a patient blood-management program in 2010 on its Rochester campus and has since experienced a 35-percent reduction...

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 18, 2018

    LOYOLA MEDICINE OFFERS SCALP COOLING TREATMENT TO REDUCE RISK OF CHEMOTHERAPY HAIR LOSS

    Loyola Medicine is offering cancer patients a treatment that reduces the risk of hair loss by cooling the scalp.

    Hair, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 18, 2018

    CONDITIONS OF FIRST SEXUAL ENCOUNTER CAN BE INDICATORS OF FUTURE HIV RISK AND GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

    Adolescent girls and young women in Mombasa, Kenya are more likely to experience higher risks of HIV and gender-based violence when...

    Hospital, Adolescence
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 18, 2018

    CHRONIC PERINATAL HYPOXIA LINKED TO LOCOMOTOR MISCOORDINATION, LONG-TERM CEREBELLAR LEARNING DEFICITS

    Oxygen deprivation associated with preterm birth leaves telltale signs on the brains of newborns in the form of alterations to cerebellar...

    Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 18, 2018

    STUDY EVALUATES HOW STUDENTS CHANGE THEIR BREAKFAST CONSUMPTION WHEN GIVEN EXTRA TIME

    Primary school students are more likely to eat a nutritional breakfast when given 10 extra minutes to do so, according to a new study...

    Nutrition
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 18, 2018

    UTHEALTH SAFETY EXPERT TALKS ABOUT PREPARING FOR THE MOST DESTRUCTIVE HURRICANES

    How do you prepare for one of the most destructive hurricanes to ever strike the United States? Fifty-two inches of rain in just three...

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 18, 2018

    DARTMOUTH SCIENTISTS CREATE MORE SUSTAINABLE FEED FOR AQUACULTURE

    Dartmouth scientists have created a more sustainable feed for aquaculture by using a marine microalga co-product as a feed ingredient.

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 18, 2018

    RUSH'S HEALTH CARE IT LEADERS REACH WHITE HOUSE

    Information technology has changed the world, and now it's changing health care in dramatic and fast-moving ways. Rush is a nationally-recognized...

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    STUDY OFFERS POSSIBILITY OF SQUELCHING A FOCAL EPILEPSY SEIZURE BEFORE SYMPTOMS APPEAR

    Patients with focal epilepsy that does not respond to medications badly need alternative treatments.

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    ALTERNATIVE DEVICES CAN HELP WHEN AUTOINJECTORS ARE UNAVAILABLE

    Autoinjectors are in especially high demand as the new school year begins. Reports of a shortage of EpiPens have been surfacing lately...

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    HSS TAKES YOUNG PATIENTS WITH PHYSICAL CHALLENGES ON A SURFING TRIP

    Hospital for Special Surgery made a splash this week with a surfing trip for young patients. Giving new meaning to the term "patient...

    Sport, Hospital
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    AJMC ADDRESSES ROLE OF COMMUNITY PHARMACIES IN BOOSTING ADULT VACCINATION RATES

    A recent publication from The American Journal of Managed Care, the leading peer-reviewed journal dedicated to issues in managed care,...

    Vaccination
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    TEXAS A&M RESEARCHERS DEVELOP CLAY-BASED PLATFORM TO GROW BLOOD VESSELS

    Formation of new blood vessels, a process also known as angiogenesis, is one of the major clinical challenges in wound healing and...

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    SCIENTISTS IDENTIFY PATHWAYS THAT REVEAL INSIGHTS INTO MECHANISM OF LUNG CANCER ETIOLOGY

    Lung cancer is the leading cause of preventable cancer death. A disease of complex origin, lung cancer is usually considered to result...

    Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY'S NEW MEDICAL STUDENTS START A TRANSFORMATIVE JOURNEY

    Growing up in Brentwood, NY, Leslie Peralta saw that her community had many health and wellness needs. This thought, combined with...

  • By News Medical   -   Aug 17, 2018

    NEW STATEWIDE PROGRAM IN NORTH DAKOTA AIMS TO STEM OPIOID MISUSE

    Preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show a nearly 7 percent increase in drug overdoses...

    Drugs