Among heart attack patients 75 years and older, the oldest of those patients were less likely than younger patients to receive a procedure to open blocked arteries. But, older patients were more likely to survive heart attacks if they had a percutaneous coronary intervention, or PCI, according to a new research letter in Circulation:Cardiovascular Interventions, an American Heart Association journal.
By Francesco Carelli, University Milan - The Leopold Museum’s exhibition Oskar Kokoschka. Expressionist, Migrant, European is the first comprehensive Kokoschka retrospective in Vienna in around 30 years.
New guidelines that classified more children as having elevated blood pressure are better at predicting which kids are likely to develop heart disease when they reach adulthood, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension.The guidelines were issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) in 2017 and endorsed by the American Heart Association.
A new study reveals that many people with cancer use marijuana, and rates of use in the U.S. have increased over time. The study also found that patients with cancer are more likely to use prescription opioids than adults without cancer.
The UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country has found that certain drugs and sunscreens are contaminating the water, are being accumulated by fish and causing them to have side effects
In the largest study of its kind, researchers from the Musculoskeletal Research Unit at the University of Bristol have identified the most important risk factors for developing severe infection after knee replacement. Patients who are under 60 years of age, males, those with chronic pulmonary disease, diabetes, liver disease, and a higher body mass index are at increased risk of having the joint replacement redone (known as revision) due to infection.
Outpatient healthcare providers inappropriately prescribed antibiotics to 40 percent of patients in a major Veterans Affairs healthcare system, a higher figure than in previous studies examining outpatient antibiotic use, according to a new study appearing in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC), the journal of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology published by Elsevier.
Researchers at the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country explore the psychobiological mechanisms that may exist behind aggressive behaviour in children
Results from a large clinical trial indicate that patients with rheumatoid arthritis are likely to experience the same level of cardiovascular benefits from statins as other individuals, without additional risks. The findings appear in Arthritis & Rheumatology, an official journal of the American College of Rheumatology.
Mental health professionals treating children and young people with suicidal feelings should refer to ‘suicide’ explicitly to ensure they feel listened to, according to new research.