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New tool for documenting injuries may provide better evidence for elder abuse cases - February 14, 2019
Scientists have developed the first standardized framework for clinicians to document physical findings on older patients for better evidence in abuse cases.
Most triggers for irregular heartbeat can be easily modified - February 14, 2019
A personal survey of patients with atrial fibrillatio, one of the most important causes of irregular heartbeats, has found that the majority of triggers for the condition are easily modifiable lifestyle choices, including alcohol, caffeine, exercise and lack of sleep.
Immunological scarring from celiac disease - February 14, 2019
Immune cells in the bowel of people who suffer with celiac disease are permanently replaced by a new subset of cells that promote inflammation, suggests a new study.
PTSD alone didn't increase heart disease risk in veterans with PTSD - February 13, 2019
Coexisting medical conditions, psychiatric disorders, heavy smoking and illicit drug use may explain the increased risk for heart disease among veterans with PTSD.
Brain protein crucial to recovery from stroke - February 11, 2019
Researchers have identified a brain protein at the root of how the brain recovers from stroke. The finding offers a promising avenue for developing therapies that could work even when given beyond the first few hours after a stroke.
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