Latest results of Phase 2 study confirm high rate of response, remission
– University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center|6/19/2013 5:00 PM EDT
An investigative team of infectious disease experts who traveled to Saudi Arabia during an outbreak of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus reports that the virus poses a serious risk to hospitals because it is easily transmitted in health care settings.
– Johns Hopkins Medicine|6/19/2013 5:00 PM EDT
Although as many as 25 percent of patients undergoing surgery suffer from sleep apnea, few hospitals have policies to help manage the risks of this condition during surgery, and there is little evidence to help guide anesthesiologists and surgeons caring for these patients.
– Hospital for Special Surgery|6/19/2013 5:00 PM EDT
Some parents desire for their children to fulfill their own unrealized ambitions, just as psychologists have long theorized, according to a new first-of-its-kind study.
– Ohio State University|6/19/2013 5:00 PM EDT
One in four people who survive a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) suffer from symptoms of PTSD within the 1st year post-event, and one in nine experience chronic PTSD more than a year later. The data, e-published by PLOS ONE, suggest that each year nearly 300,000 stroke/TIA survivors will develop PTSD symptoms as a result of their health scare.
– Columbia University Medical Center|6/19/2013 5:00 PM EDT
University Hospitals Case Medical Center Launches Novel Clinical Trial Using Stem Cells to Prevent Amputation
University Hospitals Case Medical Center clinical researchers have launched an innovative clinical trial, unique in its design, which will evaluate the ability of a patient’s own stem cells to prevent leg amputations in end stage peripheral arterial disease (PAD).
– University Hospitals Case Medical Center|6/19/2013 4:55 PM EDT
In what is believed to be the largest follow-up record of patients with the most common form of hereditary dystonia – a movement disorder that can cause crippling muscle contractions – experts in deep brain stimulation report good success rates and lasting benefits. The findings will be published in the July issue of the journal Neurosurgery (available online now).
– Cedars-Sinai Medical Center|6/19/2013 4:50 PM EDT
Physicians at University Hospitals Case Medical Center enrolled their first patients in the ROADSTER Study, a global, multicenter clinical trial evaluating a novel, less-invasive procedure to help clear blockages in carotid arteries and prevent strokes.
– University Hospitals Case Medical Center|6/19/2013 4:45 PM EDT
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