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Emerging Opportunities for Cardiac Rehabilitation in the Workplace

Through financial incentives and an emphasis on proven health outcomes, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides opportunities to increase the availability of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) programs—including offering CR as part of worksite health...
1-Aug-2014 9:00 AM EDT

IARS Announces New Affiliation with Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine

The International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) and the Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine (SASM) announce the signing of an affiliation agreement between the two organizations. Both organizations have a mutual goal to increase the...
31-Jul-2014 10:10 AM EDT

Vacuum Treatment May Limit Damage after Traumatic Brain Injury

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Controlled application of vacuum pressure is a promising approach to limiting tissue damage after traumatic brain injury (TBI), suggests an experimental study in the August issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological...
31-Jul-2014 9:05 AM EDT

Good Outcomes with Multiple Limb Salvage After Severe Combat Injuries, Reports Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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For survivors of severe combat injuries threatening more than one limb, reconstructive surgical procedures using tissue flaps have a good record of safety and effectiveness in avoiding amputation, reports a paper in the August issue of Plastic and...
29-Jul-2014 4:40 PM EDT

Beware of Claims about Cosmetic Stem Cells Procedures, Says Review in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Advertising claims for cosmetic procedures using stem cells are running far ahead of the scientific evidence for safety and effectiveness, according to a review in the August issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical...
29-Jul-2014 4:40 PM EDT

New Anesthesia Technique Helps Show Cause of Obstruction in Sleep Apnea

A simplified anesthesia procedure may enable more widespread use of preoperative testing to demonstrate the cause of airway obstruction in patients with severe sleep apnea, suggests a study in Anesthesia & Analgesia.
29-Jul-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Age-Related Macular Degeneration—Optometry and Vision Science Presents Research Update

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Recent years have seen major strides in basic science and clinical research on age-related macular degeneration (AMD)—the leading cause of vision loss in older adults. The August issue of Optometry and Vision Science, official journal of the...
25-Jul-2014 11:15 AM EDT

Symposium Focuses on Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease

There's a "critical need" for research and innovative new strategies to address health disparities and to improve health outcomes across all groups of people with cardiovascular disease, according to a special symposium feature in the August issue...
25-Jul-2014 10:40 AM EDT

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