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New guidelines aims to help reduce blood pressure for chronic kidney disease patients

6 days ago   |   By News Medical

A recommendation for more intensive blood pressure management from an influential global nonprofit that publishes clinical practice guidelines in kidney disease could, if followed, benefit nearly 25 million Americans, according to an analysis led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
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New surgical procedure reduces the rate of recurrent strokes among atherosclerotic patients

6 days ago   |   By News Medical

A surgical procedure advanced and studied by vascular neurosurgeons at Cedars-Sinai dramatically reduced the rate of recurrent strokes among patients with atherosclerotic disease, a new study shows.
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Covid vaccines: Fewer than TEN over-80s now need to enter intensive care in...

Covid vaccines: Fewer than TEN over-80s now need to enter intensive care in England each day

Matt Hancock hailed 'exciting' data showing that just one shot of either the Oxford/AstraZeneca or Pfizer jab offers dramatic protection against severe disease in older people. Read more ...

Psychology: More than a THIRD of young adults report smartphone addiction...

Psychology: More than a THIRD of young adults report smartphone addiction symptoms, study finds

Experts surveyed 1,043 people aged 18-30 about their smartphone usage, sleep quality and their strategies to reduce use of the devices. Read more ...

Up to 55,000 Covid-positive people never got their test results, official...

Up to 55,000 Covid-positive people never got their test results, official figures show

EXCLUSIVE: Test and Trace data showed 54,551 coronavirus patients have not given email addresses and mobile numbers to contact them on since the scheme launched at the end of May. Read more ...

Scoot over! Study reveals E-scooter use in Washington D.C

Researchers examined e-scooter use in Washington, D.C. and found that built environment and demographics both matter. Tourist attractions, hotels and metro stops are all... Read more ...

Association between dietary diversity and cognitive impairment among the...

Dietary diversity is widely recommended in national and international guidelines; however, whether the beneficial effects on cognitive function still apply in the oldest-old... Read more ...

Metabolic effects two years after renal denervation in insulin resistant...

Denervation of renal sympathetic nerves is an invasive endovascular procedure introduced as an antihypertensive treatment with a potential beneficial effect on insulin... Read more ...

Adani attempts to have confidential contracts kept from activist

The mining giant has taken activist Ben Pennings to the Supreme Court in Brisbane over his actions with protest group Galilee Basin. Read more ...

Private school principals to meet with petition organiser over sex assault...

Chanelle Contos, who started a petition calling for better sex and consent education in schools, said she would be raising issues such as victim blaming and sexual coercion. Read more ...

Emergency wards among the ‘worst places' for mental health patients

Where would you want to be on the worst day of your life? The question goes to the heart of royal commission recommendations to rebuild mental health crisis care in Victoria. Read more ...

Accused killer drove around smoking ice with a body in the back of his car...

Alex Dion is on trial in the NSW Supreme Court accused of killing another man in May 2018. He denies killing him, but says he did dump the body. Read more ...