Periodic telephone counseling can be a highly effective, low-cost tool for lowering blood-sugar levels in minority, urban adults with uncontrolled diabetes. The findings are the result of a clinical trial led by researchers at Albert...Show More Summary
Among patients scheduled to have dialysis during the landfall of Hurricane Sandy at clinics where electricity had been deprived, 26.3% missed dialysis sessions and 66.1% received dialysis at non-regular dialysis units. The percentage of patients who carried their insurance information and detailed medication lists with them were 75.9% and 44.3%, respectively.
CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio – Police say a woman found dead in a holding cell at a suburban Cleveland jail had several medical conditions and was taken by ambulance to a clinic the night before she died because she seemed lethargic.Police...Show More Summary
It's just pre -season, sure, but Antoine Griezmann showed he may be able to recreate the form that saw him enjoy a prolific goal in his first Atletico Madrid season. The Frenchman casually one-timed a clinical finish for Atletico against...Show More Summary
And now for something completely batty: Johnny Depp, as Captain Jack Sparrow, feeding a bat. The “Pirates of the Caribbean” star, on a break from filming in Australia, visited the Australian Bat Clinic to meet the premature-born flying fox he adopted last May.Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: bats, CelebriQte, Unusual Animals
In the third installment of secret videos released by the Center for Medical Progress, a former StemExpress employee reveals the gory details of her on-the-job training in the procurement and sell of aborted babies' body parts.
A third video deceptively attacking Planned Parenthood has been released, and, like the previous two, the highly-edited video shows no evidence that Planned Parenthood clinics have broken any laws by allowing women to voluntarily and safely donate fetal tissue from abortions. Show More Summary
Police say the woman - who was arrested on domestic violence charges - had several medical conditions and was taken by ambulance to a clinic the night before she died
A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) called ketorolac helped women with ovarian cancer to survive longer, researchers report. Ketorolac, marketed as Toradol®, is approved for clinical use in the United States for pain after surgery.
Researchers have been conducting evidence-based reviews of testing used for five domains -- attention, language, memory, spatial cognition, and executive function. New recommendations for improving this clinical cognitive testing have been provided by the researchers.
Loxo Oncology, Inc. and The University of Colorado Cancer Center today announced the publication of a research brief describing the first patient with a tropomyosin receptor kinase (TRK) fusion cancer enrolled in the Phase 1 dose escalation trial of LOXO-101, the only selective TRK inhibitor in clinical development. Show More Summary
As someone on Twitter noted, "Each video just gets worse and worse." The latest video release from The Center for Medical Progress only adds to the growing volume of evidence that Planned Parenthood abortion clinics and practitioners...Show More Summary
This week's Mayo Clinic PathWays case study is LIVE View the case and make your diagnosis. Learn more about Mayo Clinic PathWays in this news release.
Smoking can have all kinds of negative effects on your body. Did you know that includes rheumatoid arthritis? In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Eric Matteson explains why. To listen, click the link below. Smoking and RA
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What is the most effective way to whiten teeth? Is it worth it to pay the extra expense for treatment from a dentist, or do the over-the-counter options work just as well? Are they safe for your teeth? ANSWER: There are quite a few choices available if you want to whiten your […]
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic is announcing results of a study on the effectiveness of left-ventricular assist devices (LVAD) in treating patients with a form of cardiomyopathy called restrictive cardiomyopathy (RCM). The Mayo Clinic study, which is the largest study of its kind to date, demonstrates that LVAD devices are a viable and accessible option for treating […]
ELISA tests (enzyme-linked immunosorbant assays) are a standard in clinical laboratories for spotting antibodies that point to the presence of various diseases. The machines that analyze the ELISA plate samples are the size of desktop printers, and are not particularly portable if you want to use them outside the clinic. Show More Summary
The first imaging studies of TRK fusion cancer conducted post-treatment have confirmed that stage IV patient's tumors had substantially regressed. With four months of treatment, additional CT scans have demonstrated almost complete disappearance of the largest tumors.
Illustrator and designer Nick Deakin has created a new series of murals for the eye department at Sheffield Children's Hospital, which aim to brighten up treatment rooms and make clinical assessments less daunting. Deakin's artworksShow More Summary