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Study Shows Men and Women Tear ACL the Same Way In Non-Contact Injury

Women still at higher risk; new research could improve prevention
16-Apr-2018 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Simple One-Page Tool Improves Patient Satisfaction with Doctor Visit

A simple, one-page form given to patients ahead of their doctor visit can significantly improve satisfaction with the care they receive, according to a study by Duke Health researchers.
17-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Man-Made Antibodies Show Promise in Attacking Cancer Cells in Animal Models

Using chemotherapy along with aptamers -- lab-made molecules that function like antibodies -- Duke Health researchers showed that they can zero in on and kill prostate cancer tumors in mice while leaving healthy tissue unscathed.
16-Apr-2018 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Monkeys' Brains Synchronize As They Collaborate To Perform A Motor Task

Scientists have previously shown that when one animal watches another performing a motor task, such as reaching for food, mirror neurons in the motor cortex of the observer's brain start firing as though the observer were also reaching for food....
26-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Whether Sustained or Sporadic, Exercise Offers Same Reductions in Death Risk

New data shows that all moderate or vigorous exercise can add up to reduce the risk of disease or death, even if you are exercising only in short bursts throughout the day.
20-Mar-2018 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Virtual Coaches, Fitness Trackers Help Patients Stay Fit After Cardiac Rehab

A 12-week mobile health, or mHealth, program not only kept cardiac rehab patients from losing ground, it appeared to help them maintain and even gain fitness.
15-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Eliminating Cost Barriers Helps Heart Patients Comply with Drug Regimens

Doctors often cite the high price of a prescription drug as a reason they don't prescribe it, while patients similarly say that cost is a main reason they quit taking a drug. Removing this financial barrier might increase the use of...
11-Mar-2018 8:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Non-Invasive Technology Is a Money-Saver for Heart Patients Needing PCI

Doctors evaluating patients for blockages in the heart are aided by having a good roadmap of the vascular terrain before they can insert stents to clear the impasse. Two technologies have been used with equal success, but now a study presented...
10-Mar-2018 12:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

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