Washington [US], August 31 (ANI): Clinicians from the University of Pittsburgh have discovered that a telephone-delivered nursing care strategy that combined heart failure care management with depression treatment improved patients' clinical outcomes.
Washington [US], August 30 (ANI): Although epilepsy is a relatively common condition, affecting approximately 1 per cent of individuals worldwide, it is often difficult to diagnose in clinical practice, and it is estimated that up to a quarter of all cases may be misdiagnosed initially. Epilepsy is often inherited, and recent research has shown that sufferers have elevated polygenic risk scores (PRSs) for the condition.
Ottawa [Canada], August 30 (ANI): A combination therapy of aspirin, statins and at least two blood pressure medications given in fixed doses can slash the risk of fatal cardiovascular disease (CVD) by more than half, according to an international study led by Hamilton researchers.
Stockholm [Sweden], August 30 (ANI): Screening for atrial fibrillation in 75- and 76-year-olds could reduce the risk of stroke, severe bleeding, and death, according to a study at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden.
Washington [US], August 29 (ANI): Using a mouse model of heart failure, a team of researchers recently discovered new mechanisms to help define how the spleen and heart coordinate physiological inflammation in cardiac repair.
Washington [US], August 29 (ANI): A recent study suggests athletes with a history of concussion may show more brain injury from a later concussion, particularly in middle regions of the brain that are more susceptible to damage, when compared to athletes with no history of concussion.
Washington [US], August 29 (ANI): The breast milk of lactating mothers vaccinated against COVID-19 contains a significant supply of antibodies that may help protect nursing infants from the illness, according to new research from the University of Florida.
Washington [US], August 28 (ANI): A University of Massachusetts Amherst team of scientists in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences is focused on understanding how muscle fatigue and changes in gait affect the ability of people in their 70s and 80s to remain active.
London [UK], August 27 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the side effects of the Pfizer-BioNTech jab against COVID-19 in 12-15-year-olds at high risk of complications from the infection are likely to be mild to moderate and clear up quickly because of certain coexisting conditions.