Tag: "afterward" at medical news
Veterans exposed to Agent Orange have higher rates of prostate cancer recurrence
...eir cancer aggressively and following them closely afterward
because they are at higher risk for recurrence," says Dr. Martha Terris, chief of the Urology Department at the Augusta Veterans Affairs Medical Center and professor of urology at the Medical College of Georgia. "We looked at all patients, whether ...
MIT brace aids stroke recovery
...the MIT $50K business plan competition and shortly afterward
started the Boston-based company Myomo (an acronym for "my own motion") to develop a new class of medical technology they call NeuroRobotics. "NeuroRobotics noninvasively helps people suffering from neurological trauma regain mobility by facilita...
Xylitol reduces risk of cavities
...ucing bacteria was down by a third, but six months afterward
the values had returned to the original levels. Despite the relatively high dose of xylitol used, no negative effects were reported, such as stomach troubles. Products with xylitol as the sole sweetener are uncommon on the Swedish market today. I...
Emergency-room visits dip during key Red Sox games
...only during the hours of the games themselves, not afterward
when drunken fans might be driving. It also examined all categories of visits, including routine health visits. The hospitals analyzed were Children's, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital Cambridge Hospital, Somervil...
Special scalpel reduces blood loss, facial nerve trauma in salivary surgery
...calpel reduced blood loss during surgery, drainage afterward
and facial nerve trauma, says Dr. Gourin, corresponding author on the study. In the 13 patients who needed total parotidectomy, no significant differences were noted between the four who had conventional surgery and the nine who had harmonic scalpel ...