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8/30/15 - 'Afternoon naps' may lower blood pressure level [Asian News International]
Washington D.C., Aug. 30: It's time to start taking midday naps as a new study has revealed that it can lower blood pressure levels and decrease the number of required anti-hypertensive medications. The study included 386 middle aged patients with arterial hypertension. Manolis Kallistratos of the Asklepieion Voula General Hospital said that reduct
8/30/15 - 'Awakenings' Neurologist Oliver Sacks Dies
Dr Sacks announced in February that he was in the late stages of terminal cancer after a tumour in his eye spread to his liver. He shot to fame with his 1973 book Awakenings, which was based on his work at Beth Abraham Hospital in the Bronx with patients whom he gave a drug that woke them up after years of catatonia. Dr Sacks- who was known as the
8/30/15 - Administrative Prosecution Authority reports on health sector investigations [Egypt Independent]
The Administrative Prosecution Authority has issued a detailed report on incidents within the health sector in 2014, including medical negligence, which rose to 594 in public hospitals in one year. The report suggests several legislative solutions for the deficiencies and imbalances that are affecting people's lives. A full and comprehensive...
8/30/15 - ALN-PCSsc Achieves Quarterly and Potentially Bi-Annual Subcutaneous Dose Regimen Profile for Effective LDL-C Lowering in Phase 1 Clinical Study
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a leading RNAi therapeutics company, and The Medicines Company, a global biopharmaceutical company focusing on saving lives, alleviating suffering and contributing to the economics of healthcare by focusing on the world s leading acute/intensive care hospitals, announced today positive initial results from their on
8/30/15 - Findings from Affiliated Hospital 1 Has Provided New Data on Type 2 Diabetes (Risk factor differences between type 2 diabetes patients with ischemic...
Findings from Affiliated Hospital 1 Has Provided New Data on Type 2 Diabetes. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly New research on Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases and Conditions is the subject of a report. According to news reporting originating from Guangdong, People's Republic of China, by NewsRx correspondents, resea
8/30/15 - Findings from Christchurch Hospital Broaden Understanding of Heart Disease (Admission glycaemia and its association with acute coronary syndrome in...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly Investigators publish new report on Heart Disorders and Diseases. According to news reporting from Christchurch, New Zealand, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "This study aims to evaluate admission blood glucose level in patients presenting to the emergency department as a risk f
8/30/15 - Findings from Copenhagen University Hospital Provides New Data about Psoriasis (Psoriasis and the Framingham risk score in a Danish hospital cohort)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly Researchers detail new data in Papulosquamous Skin Diseases. For more information on this research see: Psoriasis and the Framingham risk score in a Danish hospital cohort. International Journal of Dermatology, 2014; 53 (9): 1086-90. International Journal of Dermatology can be contacted
8/30/15 - Four foreign physicians to work in Egypt's hospitals [Egypt Independent]
The General Administration of Free Treatment and Licensing at the Health Ministry has granted four foreign physicians permits to conduct surgeries in hospitals in Cairo and Alexandria. Professor of neurosurgery at the University of Marburg, Germany, Helmut Bertha, will work at a private hospital in Alexandria. Bernd Cruz, German professor of neurol
8/30/15 - GRACE Team Care Finishes Training and Assistance Program with Atlanta VA Medical Center [Professional Services Close - Up]
GRACE Team Care from Indiana University School of Medicine reported the completion of a training and assistance program with Atlanta VA Medical Center. According to a media release, GRACE's high-intensity care-team model is nationally recognized as offering a fresh approach for effectively managing the health and well-being of high-risk Medicare...
8/30/15 - Hospitals say efforts improving to prevent nurses' injuries [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
Aug. 29 When Donna McDevitt, 51, went through nursing school, her instructors wore nursing caps and white stockings with white shoes. They were hardcore, McDevitt said, dedicated and selfless. She worked 25 years as an intensive care nurse, first at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and then at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital, closer to her home in St.
8/30/15 - Indiana's NeuroPsychiatric Hospitals Selects Medhost Enterprise Clinical and Financial Solutions for Care Network [Professional Services Close - Up]
NeuroPsychiatric Hospitals selected Medhost's suite of integrated enterprise clinical and financial solutions to move from paper- based patient and financial processes to an automated and streamlined solution. According to a release from Medhost, as part of its search for enterprise clinical and financial solutions that included an electronic healt
8/30/15 - Injured Yemenis leave UAE following medical treatment [Emirates News Agency (WAM) (United Arab Emirates)]
ABU DHABI, 30th August, 2015 36 injured Yemeni citizens who have successfully recovered following treatment in UAE hospitals on the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, have now left the country after be
8/30/15 - InVivo Therapeutics Updates on Enrollment of 4th Patient in Pilot Spinal Cord Injury Trial [Professional Services Close - Up]
InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. reported that a fourth patient has been enrolled in the company's ongoing pilot trial of its investigational Neuro-Spinal Scaffold in patients with acute thoracic spinal cord injury at the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California. Mark Perrin, InVivo's CEO and Chairman, said, "We continue to make meaningf
8/30/15 - Making the 9-1-1 call for stroke differs by race, sex
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Health DALLAS, During a stroke, slightly more than half of patients use emergency medical services to get to the hospital, with white women the most likely, and Hispanic men the least likely to use EMS transport, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association. Between Oc
8/30/15 - Mednax Acquires Millennium Anesthesia Care [Professional Services Close - Up]
Mednax reported the acquisition of Millennium Anesthesia Care, a private physician group practice based in Tampa, Fla.. Mednax said that its clinicians currently provide neonatology, maternal-fetal medicine, pediatric cardiology and newborn hearing screen services at many hospitals throughout the BayCare Health System. "We have had a long term...
8/30/15 - New Congestive Heart Failure Study Findings Have Been Reported by Investigators at San Bortolo Hospital (Peritoneal Dialysis for Chronic Congestive...
New Congestive Heart Failure Study Findings Have Been Reported by Investigators at San Bortolo Hospital. The news reporters obtained a quote from the research from San Bortolo Hospital, "However, with chronic use, diuretic resistance can supervene. Our news correspondents report that additional information may be obtained by contacting K. Francois,
8/30/15 - Package of articles, podcast focus on end-of-life, physician-assisted suicide
In the first article, Marianne C. Snijdewind, M.A., of the VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, and coauthors1 looked at outcomes of requests for euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide received by a clinic founded in 2012 to provide the option of euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide for patients who met all legal requirements but whose re
8/30/15 - Patients at risk for blood clots are not receiving recommended treatment
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Health Philadelphia, PA, Venous thromboembolism, encompassing deep-vein thrombosis, or blood clots in leg veins, and pulmonary embolism, or clots that travel to the lungs, is the most common cause of preventable death in hospital settings. In a study in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, resea
8/30/15 - Pitt's cancer institute marks 30 years with eye toward future [The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review]
John Kirkwood joined the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute in 1986, it encompassed a couple of converted patient rooms in what was then the Eye& Ear Hospital in Oakland. "I figured I would make it a five-year stint in Pittsburgh and move on," he said. The growth included the 2002 opening of Hillman Cancer Center in Shadyside, a place that
8/30/15 - Predicting risk for deadly cardiac events
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly Boston, MA A marker commonly used to determine if a patient is having a heart attack can also be used to identify stable patients at high risk for deadly cardiac events, according to a new study led by investigators at Brigham and Women's Hospital. The team also found that a key thera
8/30/15 - Recent Studies from University Medical Center Add New Data to Type 2 Diabetes (Effect of Type 2 Diabetes on Recurrent Major Cardiovascular Events for...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly Fresh data on Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases and Conditions are presented in a new report. According to news reporting from Utrecht, Netherlands, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Our aim is to compare the effect of type 2 diabetes on recurrent major cardiovascular events for
8/30/15 - Reports Summarize Heart Disease Study Results from Erasmus University Medical Center (Prognostic implications of coronary calcification in patients...
Reports Summarize Heart Disease Study Results from Erasmus University Medical Center. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly Current study results on Heart Disorders and Diseases have been published. Our news correspondents report that additional information may be obtained by contacting C.V. Bourantas, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus
8/30/15 - Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess examine the impact of OpenNotes on patient safety
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Health& Science BOSTON- Researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are homing in on the potential benefits of allowing patients access to the notes their clinicians write after a visit. An article published in the August edition of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient
8/30/15 - Seniors at high risk for readmission after ambulatory surgery
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Health CHICAGO- Patients 65 and older who have ambulatory surgery are much more likely to be readmitted to the hospital within 30 days than younger patients, regardless of their health before surgery, reports a new, large national Northwestern Medicine study. The likely cause, based on previo
8/30/15 - SJRMC will offer clinical cancer trials in the valley [Lewiston Tribune, Idaho]
Aug. 30 Patients at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston will soon be able to enroll in clinical trials for new cancer treatments without leaving the region. The hospital has entered into a partnership with the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, a group that includes the University of Washington School of Medicine, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer
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