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Medicaid expansion has provided a financial boost to hospitals, study reveals

11 days ago   |   By News Medical

A new study published in Medical Care Research and Review found that the Affordable Care Act, which expanded Medicaid programs to cover people previously uninsured, provided a financial boost to hospitals.
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Researchers develop new technology to reduce high error rates in gene sequencing

11 days ago   |   By News Medical

Next-generation gene sequencing technologies -in which millions of DNA molecules are simultaneously but individually analyzed- theoretically provides researchers and clinicians the ability to noninvasively identify mutations in the blood stream.
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UTA researchers investigate a new approach to better treat battlefield TBIs

11 days ago   |   By News Medical

The chair of the Bioengineering Department at The University of Texas at Arlington is investigating whether a combination of nanoparticles and light therapy can better treat traumatic brain injuries on the battlefield.
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Researchers provide a promising new way to elucidate the brain's health

11 days ago   |   By News Medical

Researchers from the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas are investigating a potential new early indicator of the decline toward Alzheimer's disease: measuring the energy metabolism of the living human brain using cutting-edge imaging techniques.
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India Records 3.11 Lakh New COVID-19 Cases

India Records 3.11 Lakh New COVID-19 Cases

India has recorded 3,11,170 new COVID-19 cases, and 4,077 fatalities in the last 24 hours, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said. Read more ...

Left atrial appendage occlusion during cardiac surgery reduces stroke risk

Left atrial appendage occlusion during cardiac surgery reduces stroke risk

In the LAAOS III trial, concomitant left atrial appendage occlusion during cardiac surgery for another indication reduced the risk for ischemic stroke and systemic embolism in... Read more ...

ACC past president: “The pandemic brought us closer together”

ACC past president: “The pandemic brought us closer together”

Citing “unprecedented challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic,” the immediate past president of the American College of Cardiology lauded members for their solidarity and... Read more ...

Apixaban post-TAVR not superior to standard care

Apixaban post-TAVR not superior to standard care

Apixaban was not superior to standard of care antithrombotic treatment for preventing thrombotic or bleeding events after successful transcatheter aortic valve replacement... Read more ...

Sacubitril/valsartan not superior to ramipril for prevention of HF, death...

Sacubitril/valsartan not superior to ramipril for prevention of HF, death after MI

Sacubitril/valsartan did not significantly reduce the rate of CV death, HF hospitalization or outpatient HF requiring treatment following acute MI compared with ramipril... Read more ...

Doctors are told to see patients face to face

Doctors are told to see patients face to face

From Monday, all patients In Britain will be able to request an in-person appointment with their doctor, unless they have Covid symptoms. Read more ...

Federal officials warn public about illegally imported catfish from Brazil

Federal officials warn public about illegally imported catfish from Brazil

Federal officials are warning the public to check their freezers for certain frozen catfish products after U.S. smuggling officials found they had been imported from... Read more ...

COVID-19 May Trigger Recurrence of Fatal Blood Clots in Arms

COVID-19 May Trigger Recurrence of Fatal Blood Clots in Arms

COVID-19 is found to trigger a rare recurrence of potentially serious blood clots in people's arms. Read more ...

Permanent Hearing Loss Caused by Cancer Drug can be Prevented

Permanent Hearing Loss Caused by Cancer Drug can be Prevented

Possible way to prevent permanent hearing loss caused by cancer drugs has been discovered. Read more ...

Arrhythmia can be Prevented by a Specific Compound

Arrhythmia can be Prevented by a Specific Compound

Compounds that may help prevent the risk of a form of arrhythmia that occurs from common medications. Read more ...