A bathroom scale could monitor millions with heart failure

A bathroom scale could monitor millions with heart failure

“Good morning. Bill. Please. Step onto the scale. Touch the metal pads.” The device reco...
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Off-label medication orders on the rise for children: Office-based doctors are ordering medications off-label to children at increasing rates, particularly for unapproved conditions

Off-label medication orders on the rise for children: Office-based doctors are ordering medications off-label to children at increasing rates, particularly for unapproved conditions

U.S. physicians are increasingly ordering medicati...
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Scientists triple storage time of human donor livers: NIH-funded research project develops new method to preserve human livers for transplantation

Scientists triple storage time of human donor livers: NIH-funded research project develops new method to preserve human livers for transplantation

Scientists have greatly extended the amount of tim...
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Heating pads may lower blood pressure in people with high blood pressure when lying down

Heating pads may lower blood pressure in people with high blood pressure when lying down

Applying a heating pad overnight may help people w...
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Blood test detects concussion and subconcussive injuries in children and adults: Traumatic brain injury with no symptoms can cause wear and tear over time

Blood test detects concussion and subconcussive injuries in children and adults: Traumatic brain injury with no symptoms can cause wear and tear over time

In one of the largest studies of its kind, researc...
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Alternative to ‘revolving door’ of opioid detox and relapse

Alternative to ‘revolving door’ of opioid detox and relapse

In a first-ever randomized trial, patients at a sh...
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When the cardiology patient ends up in the oncology care ward: New research shows what can happen with patients in ‘off-service’ hospital beds

When the cardiology patient ends up in the oncology care ward: New research shows what can happen with patients in ‘off-service’ hospital beds

If you end up needing to go to the hospital, often...
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C. difficile resists hospital disinfectant, persists on hospital gowns, stainless steel

C. difficile resists hospital disinfectant, persists on hospital gowns, stainless steel

Surgical gowns and stainless steel remained contam...
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A wearable vibration sensor for accurate voice recognition

A wearable vibration sensor for accurate voice recognition

A voice-recognition feature can be easily found on...
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‘Alexa, monitor my heart’: Researchers develop first contactless cardiac arrest AI system for smart speakers

‘Alexa, monitor my heart’: Researchers develop first contactless cardiac arrest AI system for smart speakers

Almost 500,000 Americans die each year from cardia...
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