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Report offers additional tools to determine heart disease risk, treatment in type 2 diabetes

February 6, 2016

The risk for coronary heart disease in patients with type 2 diabetes is lower than previously believed; however, proper risk assessment and strategies of care are still critical.

“By properly evaluating the level of CHD risk, physicians will know when to prescribe more aggressive and less aggressive treatment strategies for their patients,” Matthew J. Budoff, MD, an LA BioMed lead researcher and chair of The Imaging Council of the American College of Cardiology, said in a press release.

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Eradication plan reduces poliovirus in Nigeria

February 6, 2016
The installation of several public health innovations has increased progress toward the eradication of poliovirus within Nigeria and its neighboring countries, according…

Children’s Research Institute at Children’s Mercy appoints chief scientific officer

February 6, 2016
Tom Curran, PhD, FRS, has been hired as chief scientific officer and executive director of Children’s Research Institute at Children’s Mercy Kansas City.The…
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VIDEO: Surgeon gives update on uses for amniotic membrane

February 6, 2016
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye, Roxana Ursea, MD, discusses the applications for amniotic membrane in treatment of ocular surface diseases. Among newer indications…
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`Smoker’s paradox’ exists in some patients with reperfused STEMI

February 6, 2016
In patients with reperfused STEMI, smoking independently predicted more favorable left ventricular remodeling after infarction, consistent with the “smoker’s…
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The Patient with Dry Eyes and Dry Mouth

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Sjӧgren's syndrome, characterized by keratoconjunctivitis sicca and xerostomia, is an autoimmune condition with an…
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Removal of Well-Fixed Cementless Acetabular Components in Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty

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Online Advanced Release, February 3, 2016
The Zimmer Explant Acetabular Cup Removal System (Warsaw, Indiana) has been touted as a superior method for removing…
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VIDEO: Neuro-ophthalmologist encourages colleagues to check pupil as sign of serious disease

February 5, 2016
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