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'Drug-Based Therapy is Here to Stay' in Angioplasty for PAD

3 days ago   |   By MedPageToday

Things seem to be looking up for the field of endovascular revascularization for symptomatic peripheral artery disease , researchers suggested.
Paclitaxel-coated devices were safe for patients over several years, according...
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No sign of paclitaxel-related mortality risk in VOYAGER PAD cohort

No sign of paclitaxel-related mortality risk in VOYAGER PAD cohort

3 days ago   |   By Healio

At 3.5 years after lower-extremity revascularization, there was no difference in mortality in the VOYAGER PAD cohort between patients with peripheral artery disease treated with paclitaxel-coated devices and those not treated with them.
In addition, the beneficial treatment effect of rivaroxaban was consistent regardless of whether patients underwent an endovascular procedure with paclitaxel-coated devices, researchers reported at TCT Connect.
“The objectives of the current analysis were in patients enrolled in VOYAGER who underwent endovascular lower-extremity
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Bacterial Metabolism of Dietary Soy may Reduce Dementia Risk

Bacterial Metabolism of Dietary Soy may Reduce Dementia Risk

Metabolite produced following dietary soy consumption may reduce a key risk factor for dementia with the right bacteria's help, reports a new study. Read more ...

Covid-19 vaccines may not stop people from getting sick and dying, scientist...

Covid-19 vaccines may not stop people from getting sick and dying, scientist warns

Professor Peter Doshi, the associate editor of the British Medical Journal, said Covid-19 vaccines trials will not wait for data on serious disease or death before moving... Read more ...

Algorithm could help 'share the load' of ICU beds and support up to 1,000...

Algorithm could help 'share the load' of ICU beds and support up to 1,000 Covid-19 patients

The study, led by Queen Mary University of London, proposes a load balancing method that would see critical ICU Covid-19 patients transferred across hospitals. Read more ...

Novel Chili-shaped Device may Reveal Just How Hot That Pepper is

Novel Chili-shaped Device may Reveal Just How Hot That Pepper is

Novel chili pepper-shaped device containing a paper-based electrochemical sensor can be connected to a smartphone to know how much capsaicin is in hot pepper, reports a new study. Read more ...

What The New CDC Definition Of A COVID-19 'Close Contact' Means For You

What The New CDC Definition Of A COVID-19 'Close Contact' Means For You

The new pandemic guidance increases the pool of people considered at risk for the coronavirus following exposure to someone who is sick. Read more ...

Mike Cernovich: It's time to declare Big Tech to be terrorist organizations...

Mike Cernovich: It's time to declare Big Tech to be terrorist organizations and seize their servers to shut them down

Over the past four years, the Big Tech cabal (Facebook, Google, Twitter, Amazon, Apple, YouTube, etc.) have weaponized their platforms, turning them into factories of political... Read more ...

Twitter allows Borat prank on Giuliani to trend, censors HunterGate

Twitter allows Borat prank on Giuliani to trend, censors HunterGate

One of the top trending topics on Twitter this week was a hit piece put out by The Guardian against Rudy Giuliani, who was pranked in a very embarrassing way by Sasha Baron... Read more ...

COVIRAP, the COVID-19 Diagnostic Machine Gets ICMR Certification

COVIRAP, the COVID-19 Diagnostic Machine Gets ICMR Certification

Indian Council of Medical Research has granted certification for COVIRAP, the COVID-19 diagnostic test developed by IIT Kharagpur. Read more ...

Vertebral Fractures Common in COVID-19 Patients

Vertebral Fractures Common in COVID-19 Patients

People who have vertebral fractures appear to be at increased risk of severe COVID-19, said new study. Read more ...

Lallemand's psychobiotic combination may boost BDNF levels: Study

Lallemand's psychobiotic combination may boost BDNF levels: Study

A specific combination of two probiotic strains may boost levels of BDNF and improve depressive symptoms in people with depressions, says a new study. Read more ...