Heart attacks are not as connected to family history and genetics as may have been previously believed, according to a new study by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City.
– Intermountain Medical Center|20-Oct-2014 9:00 PM EDT
Loyola University Health System invites breast cancer survivors to the Bedazzle Your Bra event from 2 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in the second-floor auditorium of the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, located at 2160 S. First Ave. in Maywood.
– Loyola University Health System|20-Oct-2014 5:35 PM EDT
Attending physicians and hospitalists in general medicine twice as likely to be unaware of the device's presence compared to interns and residents.
– University of Michigan Health System|20-Oct-2014 5:00 PM EDT
Investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have developed a brief and simple method to help hospital care providers recognize delirium in elderly patients
– Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center|20-Oct-2014 5:00 PM EDT
Rates of depression and anxiety vary widely among different segments of the U.S. Hispanic and Latino population, with the highest prevalence of depressive symptoms in Puerto Ricans, according to a new report from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL). The researchers’ findings also suggest that depression and anxiety may be undertreated among Hispanics and Latinos, particularly if they are uninsured. The study was published online in Annals of Epidemiology.
– Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University|20-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT
Years After Treatment for HER2-Positve Early Stage Breast Cancer, Trastuzumab Continues to Show Life-Altering Benefit
After following breast cancer patients for an average of eight-plus years, researchers say that adding trastuzumab (Herceptin) to chemotherapy significantly improved the overall and disease-free survival of women with early stage HER2-positive breast cancer.
– Mayo Clinic|20-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT
Scientists have restored the hearing of mice partly deafened by noise, using advanced tools to boost the production of a key protein in their ears. By demonstrating the importance of the protein, called NT3, in maintaining communication between the ears and brain, these new findings pave the way for research in humans that could improve treatment of hearing loss caused by noise exposure and normal aging.
– University of Michigan Health System|20-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT
Greenfield Scholars Program by American Society of Agronomy Aims to Increase Number of Grads Working in Agronomy Fields
Trained professionals in the area of agronomy needed to help close the food security gap
– American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)|20-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT
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