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Month: January 2012

Breast Cancer, Diabetes, & Outcomes

Diabetes and cancer are major causes of illness and death worldwide. The CDC has released a report showing that the prevalence of diabetes has increased to 25.8 million in America, or 8.3% of the national population. It’s...

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A New Look at Diagnosing Alzheimer’s Disease

More than years ago, the National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke and the Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Association (now the Alzheimer’s Association) released diagnostic criteria for...

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Older Surgeons Are Better—BUT, Not Too Old

While inexperience is an obvious disadvantage in surgery, being in the profession for decades is also one — apparently.  A small study on the influence of performance of surgeons published in BMJ finds that mid-career surgeons...

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The 2011 Veith Symposium

Highlights from the 2011 Veith Symposium include a novel device for clampless, bloodless vascular surgery; treatments for asymptomatic carotid stenosis; an ultrasound technique for acute PE; and more.

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Caring for Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries

The CDC estimates that about1.5 million traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) occur each year in the United States, making these injuries a leading cause of disability. The cost of TBIs has been estimated to be approximately $60...

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