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Large study doubts the need for many cardiac processes

by Marilynn Marchione. People with severe but stable heart disease from clogged arteries may have less chest pain if they receive a procedure to improve blood flow rather than just give medication a chance to help, but it will not reduce the risk of having a heart attack or dying In the following years, found a large federally funded study. …

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Studies show that cardiac patients do not need surgery

Cardiac catheterization (illustrative) iStock A federally funded study of 5,179 participants in 37 countries showed that heart attack patients may not need surgery after all. study, called Ischemia, investigated the use of traditional preventive measures in patients with heart disease who have a serious risk of heart attack. Ischemia was conducted by researchers at the Stanford School of Medicine and …

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Study finds no benefit of thyroid dysfunction screening in non-pregnant adults

Nov 18, 2019 A new guideline from the Canadian Prevention Health Working Group recommends routine screening for thyroid dysfunction in non-pregnant adults without symptoms or risk factors. This guideline, which is based on a rigorous systematic review of the latest evidence, is published in the CMAJ. Routine tests for thyroid dysfunction are usually ordered by ticking the box "Thyroid Stimulating …

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Samoa closes schools after measles outbreak killed 6 – National

By Nick Perry The Associated Press Published November 17, 2019 10:23 AM Smaller font size Descrease article size – A Larger font size [19659004] Increase article size size A + Samoa has closed all its schools, banned children from public gatherings and been instructed to vaccinate everyone after declaring an emergency because of a measles outbreak that has killed six …

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"Udenafil Enhanced Single Ventricular Heart Disease Training"

Mezzion Pharma stated that its investigational drug offafil improved the exercise capacity of adolescents with single-chambered congenital heart disease (SVHD) in a global phase 3 study. The latest data did not reach clinical significance in the traditional measurement, which evaluates the maximum oxygen consumption at the individual's maximum effort (peak VO2), still achieved the successful oxygen consumption at the ventilatory …

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What are parasites and how do they make us sick?

(MENAFN – The Conversation) Aparasiteis is an organism that lives in or on another organism of a different species. Three major classes of parasites can cause human diseases: protozoa, helminths and ectoparasites. Protozoa and helminths largely affect the intestine, while ectoparasites include lice and mites that can attach to or holes in the skin and stay there for long periods. …

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Woman with cystic fibrosis urges manufacturer to bring & # 39; miracle drug & # 39; to Canada

A woman with cystic fibrosis urges the manufacturer of a new "miracle drug" to make the drug available in Canada. Cystic fibrosis is a deadly genetic disease that primarily affects the lungs and digestive system. Its severity varies from person to person, but persistent infection of the lungs and the resulting loss of lung function will eventually lead to the …

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