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New technology could highlight strains before injury

September 19th, 2014

Rheumatology consultation for kneeA team of scientists have developed a new technology that is able to identify weak spots in tendons, muscles or bones before an injury actually occurs.

Researchers at Washington University, St Louis, USA, have developed algorithms to highlight weak spots in tendons, muscles and bones, which are vulnerable to tearing or breaking. Read the rest of this entry »

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Studying damage to the prefrontal lobe provides valuable insight

September 17th, 2014

image of brainA new review, published in the Cell Press journal Neuron, has highlighted how studies to investigate brain damage have provided vital information for further research.

The report states that these investigations have revealed how distinct areas of the frontal lobes are critical for a person's ability to learn, multitask, control their emotions, socialise, and make real-life decisions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Health structures explain up to a fifth of non-adherence to heart failure guidelines

September 16th, 2014

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has conducted a study that highlights the importance of health structures.

According to the research, which was carried out with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), nearly 20 per cent of non-adherence to heart failure to guidelines is caused by health structures. Read the rest of this entry »

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‘Shape-shifting’ material could help reconstruct faces

September 14th, 2014

A new report has found a new "self-fitting" material that expands with warm salt water to accurately fit bone defects and could help thousands of patients who are born with birth defects or experience injuries.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Stroke victims need prescription at discharge

September 13th, 2014

medicationData analysis has found that stroke patients are 70 per cent more likely to still be taking their medication a year on if they have their prescription when they are discharged from hospital, compared to those who have to wait. Read the rest of this entry »

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