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Investigational ALS drug prolongs patient survival in clinical trial

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Investigational ALS drug prolongs patient survival in clinical trial Investigational ALS drug prolongs patient survival in clinical trial Credit: CC0 Public Domain An experimental medication that was recently shown to slow the progression of the neurodegenerative disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease, has now demonstrated the potential …

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High-intensity resistance training in post-acute care produced better outcomes and patient experience

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High-intensity resistance training in post-acute care produced better outcomes and patient experience High-intensity resistance training in post-acute care produced better outcomes and patient experience Credit: CC0 Public Domain Today, researchers from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus released a new study evaluating the effectiveness and safety of high-intensity rehabilitation …

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Health care workers’ satisfaction key to patient experiences

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Health care workers’ satisfaction key to patient experiences Health care workers’ satisfaction key to patient experiences Credit: CC0 Public Domain The health care industry’s trend toward making care more consumer-driven and patient-centered by transferring risk and control to patients is actually placing more stress on those who work on the …

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Electronic consultations between primary providers and radiologists improve patient care

Electronic consultations between primary providers and radiologists improve patient care

Electronic consultations between primary providers and radiologists improve patient care Electronic consultations between primary providers and radiologists improve patient care Example of interactions between primary care physician (PCP) and radiologist illustrate use of software. yo = year-old, ER = emergency room, f/u = follow-up. Credit: American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), …

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Research suggests viability of brain computer to improve function in paralyzed patient

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Research suggests viability of brain computer to improve function in paralyzed patient Research suggests viability of brain computer to improve function in paralyzed patient Credit: CC0 Public Domain Researchers demonstrated the success of a fully implantable wireless medical device called a stentrode brain-computer interface designed to improve functional independence in …

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Midnasal swab done by patient at home detects SARS-CoV-2

Midnasal swab done by patient at home detects SARS-CoV-2

Midnasal swab done by patient at home detects SARS-CoV-2 Midnasal swab done by patient at home detects SARS-CoV-2 (HealthDay)—For detection of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in symptomatic patients, unsupervised home midnasal swab collection is comparable to clinician-collected nasopharyngeal swab collection, according to a research letter published online …

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