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Smokers in clinical studies who say they've quit often haven't

Added: 24.08.2017 3:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

A new US study published by the scientific journal Addiction has found that a high proportion of smokers enrolled in stop-smoking programs during a hospital stay report having quit when in fact...

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Oxford Scientists Develop MRI Scan To Predict Stroke Risk

Added: 23.08.2017 21:44 | 0 views | 0 comments

A new type of MRI scan can predict the risk of having a stroke, researchers have said in a study, The Guardian reports. The non-invasive technique, developed by scientists at the University of Oxford, can tell whether plaques in the carotid arteries are rich in cholesterol and therefore more likely to cause a stroke. Carotid arteries supply the brain with blood. The rupture of fatty plaques can block them and possibly starve the brain of oxygen, causing potentially debilitating and life-threatening strokes. A quarter of the more than 100,000 strokes in the United Kingdom each year are caused by carotid plaques. Dr. Luca Biasiolli, co-author of the study, said: “When someone goes to hospital...

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Cracking down

Added: 23.08.2017 15:25 | 1 views | 0 comments

As hospital admissions for allergies rise, what should people reasonably do to protect sufferers?

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Putting it to the test

Added: 23.08.2017 13:12 | 1 views | 0 comments

A rapid portable screening test for liver cancer has been created that doesn't involve sending a specimen to a blood lab and cuts the wait time for results from two weeks to two minutes. This inexpensive test can be administered wherever the patient is, which will be valuable for developing nations with little access to hospitals.

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Malachi Dupre's 'terrifying' experience eased by Aaron Rodgers' hospital visit 

Added: 23.08.2017 10:48 | 0 views | 0 comments

Malachi Dupre's 'terrifying' experience eased by Aaron Rodgers' hospital visit 

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Smokers in clinical studies who say they've quit often haven't

Added: 23.08.2017 10:25 | 0 views | 0 comments

A new US study has found that a high proportion of smokers enrolled in stop-smoking programs during a hospital stay report having quit when in fact they have not. The findings mean that in these kinds of study it is vital to check claims of having quit using an objective measure.

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Revealed: safety fears at King Edward VII hospital, used by the royal family

Added: 23.08.2017 6:32 | 0 views | 0 comments

EXCLUSIVE: King Edward VII's hospital, in Marylebone, ordered to improve patient safety

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India: 55 students taken to hospital, school evacuated after ammonia gas leak

Added: 23.08.2017 6:04 | 0 views | 0 comments

At least 50 students of a private school were on Wednesday were taken to the hospital after they complained of uneasiness following inhalation of ammonia gas which leaked from a cold storage nearby, district authorities in...

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Laguna Beach Star Jason Wahler and Wife Ashley Slack Welcome a Baby Girl

Added: 22.08.2017 22:06 | 0 views | 0 comments

From the beach to the hospital! Laguna Beach star Jason Wahler and his wife Ashley Slack welcomed a daughter named Delilah Ray Wahler on Monday. "We are so unbelievably in...

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