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The new test, IsoPSA, measures all PSA isoforms in serum and more accurately discriminates high-grade cancer from benign…
05.26 / 22:31
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Stroke patients who used their minds to open and close a plastic brace fitted over their paralyzed hand gained some control over that hand, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The participants showed significant improvement in grasping…
05.26 / 22:27
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New York, NY (PRWEB) May 26, 2017 Mediaplanet is proud to announce the launch of its newest edition of the "Skin Health & Wound Care" campaign in USA Today, which will educate readers on how to take care of all aspects of their skin. On the Skin Health side of the campaign,…
05.26 / 21:39
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NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) May 26, 2017 The American Parkinson Disease Association’s Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) met this week to review more than eighty-nine grant submissions all vying for nearly $1,000,000 in funding that will be awarded to both experienced and emerging young scientists in…
05.26 / 21:39
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By Richard A. Lawhern, Ph.D. Introduction A CDC Guideline for prescribing opioids in chronic pain was published in March 2016.  It has become clear that this Guideline is generating horrendously negative results for both chronic pain patients and their doctors.  Many doctors are choosing to leave pain management rather than face possible prosecution by S…
05.26 / 21:31
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In a South Carolina courtroom Friday, Todd Kohlhepp stood before a judge and pleaded guilty to murdering seven people. The plea was part of a deal he worked out with prosecutors, whereby Kohlhepp would avoid the death penalty and receive seven consecutive life sentences for killings committed across a span of approximately 13 years. He was also sentenced to 60 years in prison for an assortment of other crimes, including kidnapping and sexual assault. The real estate agent confessed to the…
05.26 / 21:30
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It's a beach in Florida this time — I know you care because we're all here for the plot, right? — and head lifeguard Mitch Buchannon is now The Rock not The Hoff. "Our team is the elite of the elite," Dwayne Johnson's Mitch tells his Baywatch recruits, "the heart and soul of this very beach." Also the pecs, glutes, and washboard abs of this very beach, of course. A beach that is apparently in peril, though you'd hardly guess from the less-than-rigorous lifeguard-tryouts Mitch is holding. Or…
05.26 / 21:30
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People complain about nursing homes a lot: the food's no good or there's not enough staff, and so on. It's a long list. But the top complaint, according to the federal government, is eviction from a nursing home. Technically, it's known as involuntary discharge, and in 2015 it brought in more than 9,000 complaints. Now, a couple of states are looking for ways to hold nursing homes accountable for unnecessary evictions. One of those states is Maryland. Brian Frosh , the state's attorney…
05.26 / 21:30
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With a gleaming new roller coaster towering above the boardwalk, one Jersey Shore amusement park is hoping this Memorial Day weekend will herald a new beginning. Nearly five years after Superstorm Sandy ravaged Casino Pier and dumped its old coaster into the ocean, the park in Seaside Heights, N.J., has big hopes for its Hydrus ride, which opened earlier this month. "It's going to bring so many people and families back and that's what Seaside needs," Casino Pier spokeswoman Maria Mastoris…
05.26 / 21:30
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05.26 / 21:13
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Although mortality rates were lower for children with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus compared with adults, children experienced more frequent treatment failure and complications, with the chances of bacteremia-related complications increasing 50% for every additional day of infection, according to a study published in Pediatrics.“Knowing that the risk of complications increases with every additional day the bacteria are detected in the bloodstream highlights the importance of e…
05.26 / 20:57
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‘Conversational distraction’ offers clinical, efficiency benefits to patients and phy…
Boston—Medicare beneficiaries who undergo major urologic cancer surgery at hospitals with higher Hospital Compare Star Ratings introduced by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in 2016 have superior short-term outcomes than patients operated on at hospitals with lower Hospital Compare rating, according to data presented at the AUA annual meeting in Boston. The finding suggests a potential role for these ratings in guiding choice of hospital for major cancer…
It was eight against one, according to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. On one side, leaders of Canada, Japan, France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom, plus two EU representatives. On the other side, President Trump. And up for debate, the peril of climate change and the urgency of the U.S. commitment to the Paris accord to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Merkel said that everyone at the table at the G-7 summit in Taormina, Italy, was urging Trump to stick with the pact, according…
05.26 / 20:28
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On Monday night, a bombing timed to coincide with the end of an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester killed 22 people, many children, and injured dozens more. Today, Grande responded at length to the tragedy in a letter to her fans that she posted on social media. In the letter, Grande says she will return to Manchester "to spend time with my fans and to have a benefit concert in honor of and to raise money for the victims and their families." No date was given for the concert yet, which…
05.26 / 20:28
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Grammy award-winning trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard carries the torch of New Orleans jazz in the tradition of the great Louis Armstrong , who shares his hometown. In 2004, Blanchard was Marian McPartland 's guest on Piano Jazz . McPartland and Blanchard are joined by bassist Gary Mazzaroppi for a trio set of standards such as "I Thought About You" and "Now's The Time." Originally broadcast in the spring of 2004. Set List "There Is No Greater Love" (Jones, Symes) "I Thought About…
05.26 / 20:28
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Pokey LaFarge joins World Cafe to perform new songs from his latest album, Manic Revelations. LaFarge lives in St. Louis, right near Ferguson, Mo., which he says inspired his song "Riot In The Streets." He puts it this way: I knew I had to write it after the death of Michael Brown . And I talked to different people of color in the activist community in St. Louis, and they ultimately had a big contention with the word "riot." But as an observer in St. Louis, I'm telling a story from what I…
05.26 / 20:28
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In Lebanon, the LGBT community has made important strides in recent years. A series of court rulings have poked holes in a law that essentially criminalizes homosexuality. This has encouraged activists to push for greater rights. Lebanon is a relative safe haven in the region, with well-established gay bars and clubs tolerated by the authorities. A number of organizations advocate specifically for LGBT rights. Last week was the first-ever Beirut Pride celebration, and the first time…
05.26 / 20:28
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Summer can bite. It can burn or itch. It can make you extremely sick...or worse. "Summer is a great time to get outside, but we tend to forget some of the season's perils and common sense ways to avoid or treat them," said Dr. Jennifer…
05.26 / 20:14
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One year after graduating from the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator powered by Techstars, several health-tech startups are swiftly expanding their innovations into hospitals and other healthcare settings for the benefit of…
05.26 / 20:14
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