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Newswise: Heart Attack Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment Get Fewer Treatments

Article ID: 717907

Heart Attack Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment Get Fewer Treatments

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

New study out of the University of Michigan finds people with mild cognitive impairment don’t always receive the same, established medical treatment that patients with normal cognitive functioning get when they have a heart attack.

Released:
22-Aug-2019 5:00 PM EDT
  • Embargo expired:
    22-Aug-2019 5:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 717558

Psychiatric Illnesses Are Common in Adults and Children with Kidney Failure

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• Between 1996 and 2013, approximately 27% of adults, 21% of elderly adults, and 16% of children with kidney failure in the United States were hospitalized with a psychiatric diagnosis in the first year of kidney failure. • The prevalence of hospitalizations with psychiatric diagnoses increased over time across age groups, mostly due to secondary diagnoses.

Released:
16-Aug-2019 4:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717906

BIDMC Research & Health News Digest: August 2019

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

A monthly roundup of research briefs showcasing recent scientific advances led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center faculty.

Released:
22-Aug-2019 4:50 PM EDT

Channels:

Healthcare, Neuro, Pain

Languages:

English

Embargo will expire:
25-Aug-2019 8:00 PM EDT
Released to reporters:
22-Aug-2019 4:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: Woman’s Christmas present: Surviving an internal decapitation

Article ID: 717901

Woman’s Christmas present: Surviving an internal decapitation

University of Alabama at Birmingham

An Alabama woman suffered an internal decapitation when the ATV she was driving hit a barb wire fence. The story of her recovery is remarkable.

Released:
22-Aug-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717895

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Expert Sources Available for Prostate Health Month

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

With National Prostate Health Month quickly approaching in September, the Prostate Cancer Program at the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has several expert sources that may be helpful for stories you are working on now or in the future.

Released:
22-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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29-Aug-2019 11:00 AM EDT
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22-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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    22-Aug-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 717850

Dietary zinc protects against Streptococcus pneumoniae infection

University of Adelaide

Researchers have uncovered a crucial link between dietary zinc intake and protection against Streptococcus pneumoniae, the primary bacterial cause of pneumonia.

Released:
21-Aug-2019 8:05 PM EDT
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26-Aug-2019 11:00 AM EDT
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22-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 717894

Rheumatology and Spondylitis Organizations Release Updated Treatment Guideline for Axial Spondyloarthritis

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

Today, the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), in partnership with the Spondylitis Association of America (SAA) and the Spondyloarthritis Research and Treatment Network (SPARTAN), released the 2019 Update of the Recommendations for the Treatment of Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) and Nonradiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis (nr-axSpA).

Released:
22-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Channels:

Arthritis, Bone Health

Languages:

English


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