Daily Archives : November 20, 2014

HeartRCCTA

Expensive CCTA Test vs. Normal Heart Screening Method

Heart Imaging Worth the Risk?

3 Comments / 10 View / November 20, 2014

Supercooling

Supercooling Extends Safe Organ Preservation Time

New method by Mass General researchers could extend the life of organs stored outside of the body by up to three days longer. Supercooling technique was crucial to keeping the organ and the recipient alive.  

2 Comments / 7 View / November 20, 2014

Texting

Texting Impact Equal to 60lbs

Texting has the same impact of about 60lbs  of pressure on a person’s neck. Harvard experts said people spend approximately 3 hours a  a day reading or texting on cellphones. The amount of force exerted on the head of an…

2 Comments / 3 View / November 20, 2014

PAtient room

Risk Factors for Recurrent Clostridium Difficile Infection

Risk factors for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) hospitalization among hospitalized patients with an initial CDI episode: a retrospective cohort study   Background: Recurrent Clostridium difficile infection (rCDI) is observed in up to 25% of patients with an initial CDI…

1 Comment / 13 View / November 20, 2014

GenesCancer

Mutations in Genes are Linked to Cancer

The genes that control the development and turnover of stem cells Scientists has uncovered mutations in stem cells which maybe lead to the development of some cancers. In a World first the scientists used a form of genetics techniques to…

2 Comments / 6 View / November 20, 2014