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New guidelines released by the US Preventative Services Task Force now recommend that pregnant women at high risk for preeclampsia take a steady low dose of aspirin as a preventative measure starting after 12 weeks of pregnancy.
Patients have substantial physical impairments even two years after being discharged from the hospital after a stay in an intensive care unit (ICU).
World-champion triathlete Barbara Edelston Peterson presents a guide to adapt and thrive for the more than one million people who face an extended period of bed rest. (PRWEB)
Stay in a tilted bed for weeks with your head at the lower end and your body starts to change as if it were ageing prematurely or living in space. Twelve volunteers in ESA’s bedrest study are enduring the testing experience.
The European Space Agency has enlisted 12 volunteers to spend 21 days in bed in an experiment to help understand how astronauts' bodies change in space.
NASA-sponsored studies have found that omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil may play a role in mitigating bone breakdown that occurs during spaceflight and in osteoporosis.
WASHINGTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA-sponsored studies have found that omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil may play a role in mitigating bone breakdown that occurs during spaceflight and in osteoporosis.
Sedation cut back so patients can exercise, which speeds recovery.
Critical care experts at Johns Hopkins are reporting initial success in boosting recovery and combating muscle wasting among critically ill, mostly bed-bound patients using any one of a trio of mild physical therapy exercises during their stays in the intensive care unit (ICU).