» Stroke study reveals optimal timing and intensity for arm and hand rehabilitation
20/09/21 19:20 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
A phase II, randomized clinical trial found that the optimal period for intensive rehabilitation of arm and hand use after a stroke should begin 60 to 90 days after the event.

» Meds, surgery may help obesity-related high blood pressure if diet, exercise fall short
20/09/21 12:21 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Being overweight or having obesity, weight that is higher than what is considered healthy for an individual's height, is a major risk factor for high blood pressure. A healthy diet, more physical activity and less sedentary time are reco...

» Vaccinated groups who are at highest risk of COVID-19 hospitalization and death identified using new QCovid tool
18/09/21 12:58 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Researchers report new findings on the vaccinated people who are at greatest risk from severe COVID-19 leading to hospitalization or death from 14 days post the second dose vaccination, when substantial immunity should be expected. By up...

» Allergies to mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines rare, generally mild, study finds
17/09/21 20:12 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Allergic reactions to the new mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines are rare, typically mild and treatable, and they should not deter people from becoming vaccinated, according to researchers.

» Brain microstructural damage related to cognitive dysfunction and steroid medication in lupus patients
17/09/21 20:12 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Researchers attempted to unravel such mechanisms by adopting non-invasive diffusion magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to study the brains of SLE patients, particularly the white matter, coupled with computerized neuropsychological assessm...

» Six stages of engagement in ADHD treatment revealed in new, diverse study
16/09/21 21:34 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Six stages of engagement in treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) have been reported by researchers based on a diverse study, inclusive of parents of predominantly racial and ethnic minority children with ADHD.

» Researchers improve optical tissue clearing method to diagnose cancer
16/09/21 21:34 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
The ability to visualize cancerous tumors and metastatic tissue three dimensionally (3D) can help clinicians diagnose the precise type and stage of cancer, while also informing the best treatment methods. To obtain an even clearer tissue...

» Microneedles pierce biofilm for more effective topical delivery of antibiotics to infected wounds
16/09/21 17:13 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
An engineer has developed a microneedle array that punctures biofilm covering ulcerated cells and tissues. The needles deliver antibiotics to the wounds by absorbing liquid underneath the biofilm and then dissolving.

» Researchers explore promising treatment for MRSA 'superbug'
16/09/21 16:40 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
A new study has found the antimicrobial properties of certain stem cell proteins could offer a potential treatment to reduce infection in skin wounds.

» Study findings could provide blueprint for regulating lab-developed diagnostic tests
16/09/21 15:46 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Diagnostic tests developed in-house in hospital laboratories are not currently regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), unlike those sold by manufacturers. A new study suggests that temporary deviations from FDA policy in res...

» PFAS exposure can affect women’s ability to breastfeed
16/09/21 15:45 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Women with higher levels of PFAS in their system may be 20% more likely to stop breastfeeding early, according to a new study.

» Saliva test for COVID-19 outperforms commercial swab tests, study shows
15/09/21 20:55 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
The DRUL saliva assay has been shown to be safer, more comfortable, and less expensive than comparable COVID screening tools. Now a new study demonstrates that it is at least as sensitive as swab tests, too.

» Older age, chronic co-morbidities associated with more severe COVID disease in children
15/09/21 17:51 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
A recent study determined the factors associated with severe disease and poor health outcomes among children presenting to the hospital with COVID. These included older age and chronic co-morbidities such as obesity, diabetes and neurolo...

» Using artificial intelligence to predict COVID patients' oxygen needs
15/09/21 17:51 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge along with 20 other hospitals from across the world and healthcare technology leader, NVIDIA, have used artificial intelligence (AI) to predict COVID patients' oxygen needs on a global scale.

» Do doctors treat pain differently based on their patients’ race?
15/09/21 15:09 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Physicians prescribed opioids more often to their white patients who complained of new-onset low back pain than to their Black, Asian and Hispanic patients during the early days of the national opioid crisis, when prescriptions for these...

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