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New Study Reveals Risks of Catheters

Posted by on July 17th, 2018 0 comments

A recent study found that over 50% of patients who had been catheterized reported complications from indwelling catheters.  This statistical evidence confirms that anecdotal evidence that patients have shared with hospital staff, friends, and family members for years. A urinary catheter is used to drain the bladder when the body is unable to do so… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, General (all entries), Research, Strategy

Jul

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Does the Body Produce an Anti-Inflammatory Naturally?

Posted by on July 12th, 2018 0 comments

Researchers from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have found a lipid naturally produced by the body is capable of reducing inflammation caused by a specific bacteria and virus. The bacteria being studied is Francisella tularensis (tularemia), a life-threatening disease that can be difficult to diagnose.  It is typically spread to humans through the bite… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, General (all entries), NIH, Research

Jul

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Battling the Summer Heat can Result in Health Issues

Posted by on July 10th, 2018 0 comments

It’s July and that means high temperatures and oppressive humidity for a good portion of our country.  The temperature can be uncomfortable, but it can also be downright risky to your health! Sweat is your body’s way of cooling itself but in high temperature with added humidity, sometimes this mechanism isn’t effective enough.  Illnesses related… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, General (all entries), Public Health, Rural Health

Jul

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NIH Study Finds Drug Therapy Could Restore Hearing

Posted by on July 5th, 2018 0 comments

Testing on mice has shown that partial hearing can be restored using drug therapy.  Researchers at the National Institutes of Health and the University of Iowa have been studying a molecular mechanism that underlies a form of deafness named DFNA27.  Their findings suggest that a new treatment option might be available for people who are… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Clinical Trials, Disabilities, General (all entries), NIH, Research

Jul

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UAMS Device Studies Fetal Health After Opioid Exposure

Posted by on July 3rd, 2018 0 comments

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has developed a biomagnetic technique that can assess the health of a fetus in the third-trimester.  Specifically, it looks at the brain and heart heath of fetuses who have been exposes to opioids. A recent pilot study compared a group of women who had been exposed to… Read More »

Posted in: Arkansas, Blog, General (all entries), NIH, Research

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