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Aquatic Treadmill Walking May Increase Exercise Capacity After Stroke

For patients in rehabilitation after a stroke, walking on an underwater treadmill produces better measures of exercise performance compared to conventional treadmill walking, reports a study in the American Journal of Physical Medicine &...
23-Aug-2016 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wolters Kluwer Launches Zika Resource Portal Providing a Trusted Information Source for Evolving Clinical Knowledge on Rapidly Spreading Virus

The Health division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, has launched the Zika Resource Portal, a single point of access to trusted clinical knowledge and current...
9-Aug-2016 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cardiac Complications from Energy Drinks? Case Report Adds New Evidence

The high levels of caffeine in energy drinks may lead to cardiac complications, suggests a case report in the July/August Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). The journal is...
2-Aug-2016 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

What Factors Affect Contact Lens Discomfort? Optometry and Vision Science Presents Research Update

Do you have dry eyes or other symptoms related to wearing contact lenses? If so you're not alone—up to 50 percent of contact lens wearers experience dryness or discomfort at least occasionally. New research aimed at understanding and managing this...
2-Aug-2016 1:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

'No Ethical Barriers' to Face Transplant in Children, Experts Conclude

Should children be considered for facial transplantation? While there are some special ethical and psychological concerns, these shouldn't rule out the possibility of performing face transplant in carefully selected children, according to an expert...
1-Aug-2016 10:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Racial Disparity in Breast Reconstruction? African American Women More Likely to Undergo Autologous Reconstruction

African American women undergoing mastectomy for breast cancer are more likely than white women to undergo autologous breast reconstruction using their own tissue, rather than implant-based reconstruction, reports a study in the August issue of...
1-Aug-2016 10:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Chronic Low Back Pain Linked to Higher Rates of Illicit Drug Use

People living with chronic low back pain (cLBP) are more likely to use illicit drugs—including marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine—compared to those without back pain, reports a study in Spine, published by Wolters Kluwer.
21-Jul-2016 10:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Preventing HIV in Transgender People—JAIDS Assembles Critical Evidence

Programs to reduce the high risk of HIV infection among transgender people are urgently needed—but efforts are hindered by a lack of accurate information on HIV prevalence, HIV incidence, and specific risk factors facing this key population. A...
20-Jul-2016 10:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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