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How your stomach bile may protect against heart disease

In the United States, someone has a heart attack every 34 seconds, and someone dies from a heart disease-related event every 60 seconds. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., killing nearly 787,000 people alone in 2011. Direct and indirect costs of...

source: By Dorothy L. Tengler
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Researchers using CT scans and 3-D printing have created accurate, custom-designed prosthetic replacements for damaged parts of the middle ear, according to a study being presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society...

source: Radiological Society of North America via Medical Xpress

Two cardiac valve prostheses, similar in capability, offer the prospect of significant relief of mitral regurgitation (MR) via transcatheter mitral-valve replacement (TMVR) for patients who are ineligible for mitral-valve surgery. In the Intrepid (Medtronic) pilot trial...

source: Medscape (free login required)

More younger Americans experience the aches and pains of arthritis than once thought. Roughly 91 million adults had arthritis in 2015. But the most surprising fact was that nearly one-third of sufferers were aged 18 to 64, a new study found. Those estimates are 68 percent...

source: HealthDay News

New recommendations issued by the 2017 Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters support intranasal corticosteroid as monotherapy rather than in combination with an oral antihistamine for treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis in...

source: Healio

Stellenbosch University researchers have discovered that the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) directly impacts the brain in the early stages of the infection. It has long been known that many people with HIV also experience negative cognitive symptoms, such as depression,...

source: News Medical


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