For patients with stable coronary artery disease (CAD) who are not experiencing a heart attack and an abnormal stress test, treatment of their narrowed arteries by the common procedure of angioplasty may not provide additional benefits compared to drug therapy alone. This finding results from a survey of more than 4,000 patients with myocardial ischemia, or inadequate circulation, led by cardiologists at Stony Brook University School of Medicine. The survey results are published in the online first edition of JAMA Internal Medicine.
– Stony Brook University|12/6/2013 2:00 PM EST
Politics and religion are considered unsafe topics of conversation at parties. This holiday season, experts at UAB say avoiding one other topic – weight – can help everyone be more merry and bright.
– University of Alabama at Birmingham|12/6/2013 2:00 PM EST
PKM2 controls mitosis, saving cancer cells from death and promoting brain tumor growth
– University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center|12/6/2013 1:15 PM EST
Saint Louis University nursing instructor Julie Bertram found mental health nurses lend valuable perspective in treating troubled teens in foster care.
– Saint Louis University Medical Center|12/6/2013 1:00 PM EST
PNNL scientists will present research on carbon sequestration at shale gas sites, water needs for energy production and climate-induced changes in microbes at the 2013 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Dec. 9-13.
– Pacific Northwest National Laboratory|12/6/2013 11:35 AM EST
Patients Discuss how they are Benefiting from New Funding of Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson’s Centers of Excellence
Three patients with Parkinson's disease and/or dystonia discuss how they have been helped by the Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson’s Centers of Excellence
– Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation|12/6/2013 11:00 AM EST
New analyses of deuteron-gold collisions at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider indicate that collisions between gold ions and much smaller deuterons, designed as control experiments, may be serving up miniscule drops of hot quark-gluon plasma.
– Brookhaven National Laboratory|12/6/2013 11:00 AM EST
Kansas State University researchers are looking for new ways to fight malaria through mosquito control. In 2011, 1,925 malaria cases were reported in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This number is the highest seen since 1971 and represents a 48 percent increase from 2008. The majority of malaria infections in the U.S. occur among people who have traveled to regions with malaria endemic.
– Kansas State University Research and Extension|12/6/2013 11:00 AM EST
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