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Timely Treatment after Stroke Is Crucial

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[24/06/2013] For years, the mantra of neurologists treating stroke victims has been "time equals brain." That's because getting a patient to the emergency room quickly to receive a drug that dissolves the stroke-causing blood clot can make a significant difference in how much brain tissue is saved or lost. Timely Treatment after Stroke Is Crucial - Read more

Access to Health Care among Thailand's Poor Reduces Infant Mortality

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[10/06/2013] When health care reform in Thailand increased payments to public hospitals for indigent care, more poor people sought medical treatment and infant mortality was reduced, even though the cost of medical care remained free for the poor, a new study shows.Access to Health Care among Thailand's Poor Reduces Infant Mortality - Read more

Enrichment Therapy Effective among Children with Autism

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[03/06/2013] Children with autism showed significant improvement after six months of simple sensory exercises at home using everyday items such as scents, spoons and sponges, according to UC Irvine neurobiologists.Enrichment Therapy Effective among Children with Autism - Read more

Epilepsy: New Imaging Techniques Used to Help Patients

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[29/05/2013] New techniques in imaging of brain activity developed by Jean Gotman, from McGill University's Montreal Neurological Institute, and his colleagues lead to improved treatment of patients suffering from epilepsy.Epilepsy: New Imaging Techniques Used to Help Patients - Read more

Novel Medicine for the Treatment of Chronic Wounds

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[22/05/2013] Every 20 seconds, a limb is lost as a consequence of diabetic foot ulcer that does not heal. In his doctoral thesis Yue Shen from the Industrial Doctoral School and the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics at Umeå University presented a novel medicine for chronic wound treatment that may completely change the lives of millions of patients.Novel Medicine for the Treatment of Chronic Wounds - Read more

One in Three Stroke Emergencies Do Not Use EMS

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Photo: Hand holding a phone [10/05/2013] More than a third of stroke patients don't get to the hospital by ambulance, even though that's the fastest way to get there, according to new research.One in Three Stroke Emergencies Do Not Use EMS - Read more

ADHD Symptoms Persist Despite Treatment

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Photo: Child learning with a woman [19/04/2013] Nine out of 10 young children with moderate to severe attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) continue to experience serious, often severe symptoms and impairment long after their original diagnoses and, in many cases, despite treatment, according to a federally funded multi-center study led by investigators at Johns Hopkins Children's Center. ADHD Symptoms Persist Despite Treatment - Read more

Amputations among Diabetes Patients Can Be Reduced by 50 Percent

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[17/04/2013] Every 30 seconds somebody in the world is amputated as a consequence of foot complication due to diabetes. A new study at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, confirmes that shoe inserts, podiatry, regular checkups and other simple interventions can reduce the number of amputations by more than 50 percent.Amputations among Diabetes Patients Can Be Reduced by 50 Percent - Read more

 
 

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