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Study: Chest Pain Duration Can Signal Heart Attack

Patients with longer-lasting chest pain are more likely having a heart attack than those with pain of a shorter duration, according to a study...

Study: Probiotics do not prevent relapse in Crohn’s disease patients

Despite previous data showing beneficial effects, the probiotic Saccharomuces boulardii (S. boulardii) does not prevent clinical relapse in patients with Crohn's disease, according to...

The doctor will email you now, and patients like it

Patients like it and so do health organizations, but electronic communications in clinical care will likely not be widely adopted by primary care physicians...

Psychotherapy via Internet as good as if not better than face-to-face...

Online psychotherapy is just as efficient as conventional therapy. Three months after the end of the therapy, patients given online treatment even displayed fewer...

Impaired visual signals might contribute to schizophrenia symptoms

By observing the eye movements of schizophrenia patients while playing a simple video game, a University of British Columbia researcher has discovered a potential...

High rate of early delirium after surgery in older adults

Close to half of older adults undergoing surgery with general anesthesia are found to have delirium in the postanesthesia care unit (PACU), according to...

New test to indicate likely spread or recurrence of breast cancer

A Queensland University of Technology (QUT) PhD student has developed a potential breakthrough test for predicting the likelihood of the spread or return of breast cancer. "While in recent years there have been fantastic advances in the treatment of b...

Patients with severe type of muscular dystrophy at increased risk of...

Compared to the general population, patients with myotonic muscular dystrophy (MMD; a form of muscular dystrophy marked by generalized weakness and muscular wasting that affects the face, feet, hands and neck) are at increased risk of canc...

Recognizing blood poisoning quickly

Is the patient suffering from blood poisoning? To answer this question, the doctor draws a blood sample and sends it to a central laboratory for testing. This takes up valuable time, which could cost the patient his life. In future, physicians will be ...

Joint pain in children: Is it just a sore knee, or...

While lab tests and imaging can sometimes help diagnose juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), a physical examination and thorough patient history are the most valuable tools in identifying this disease. According to a new literature review from the J...

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