As part of the study, researchers conducted a population-based assessment of incident cardiovascular events occurring in patients with severe sepsis, and the effect of these cardiovascular events on in-hospital mortality.
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Weight Cycling Does Not Adversely Affect Cardiovascular Outcomes in Women with Suspected Myocardial Ischemia
Study suggests that weight loss, even if associated with intermittent weight gain, is worthwhile in that there appears to be no harm and possible benefit in terms of cardiovascular outcomes.
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The psychosocial care team helps patients and their caregivers and family members address issues including managing distress, depression, anxiety or post-traumatic stress associated with diagnoses and treatments. The team also helps patients and...
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A mutant gene for a brain protein in a child with autism has been placed into the brains of fruit flies. Fruit flies hosting that gene produce the variant human brain protein and show abnormal behaviors of fear, repetitive activity and altered...
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Study finds gene does not increase risk for Type 2 diabetes in all Hispanic/Latino background groups equally
People of Mexican descent with variants of a certain gene are more at risk for Type 2 diabetes, but the risk of developing the disease does not increase for people of other Hispanic and Latino background groups.
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Treatment with the NSAID carprofen triggers subtle low-grade inflammation in the heart and kidneys. The combination of carprofen pretreatment and heart attack magnifies this impact by dysregulating the acute inflammatory response, amplifying...
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Intensive control of blood pressure in older people significantly reduced the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment, a precursor of early dementia, according to the National Institutes of Health-supported Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention...
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Three ultrasound measurements moderately, but significantly, predict successful arteriovenous fistula maturation. Mature fistulas are vital for hemodialysis, but half fail to mature. This information can facilitate decisions by the clinician, like...
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The Centers for Disease Control reports that influenza activity in Alabama is now widespread and likely to increase. Alabama’s Department of Public Health also reports that almost every Alabama county is experiencing significant flu activity. As...
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West view of the Murlidhar temple at Pardi, built during the Bhosle period, in the late 18th century, Nagpur.An American art history professor could help India preserve some historic religious sculpture and architecture. Cathleen Cummings, Ph.D.,...
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