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A two-year effort to prevent infections in children healing from cardiac surgery reduced sternum infections by 61 percent, a San Antonio researcher announced at the Cardiology 2012 conference Feb. 23 in Orlando, Fla.
High blood pressure (hypertension) is a principal risk factor for heart disease and affects 1 billion people.
Gloydian Cruz, MD is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. A graduate of Ponce School of Medicine in Puerto Rico, Dr.
Since the 1930s scientists have proposed food restriction as a way to extend life in mice.
The death of insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas is a core defect in diabetes.
SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Trauma Institute (NTI), a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing death and disability related to trauma injury, and the associated costs, distributed $2.5 million in research grants this month.
Simulations Program Encourages Patient Safety, Teamwork across Health Professions MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan.
What prompts normal cells to transform themselves into cancerous cells?
A long-standing question in bone biology has been answered: It is the spindly extensions of bone cells that sense mechanical stimulation and signal the release of bone-growth factors, according to research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John DeVincenzo, MD, professor and researcher in the Departments of Pediatrics and Molecular Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has proven for the first time that a totally new concept in drug design can be used to treat human disease.
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