Death or reinfarction delayed by more than one year with coronary stenting

Death or reinfarction is delayed by more than one year with a primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) strategy that includes hospital transfer, compared to fibrinolysis, according to late breaking results from the DANAMI-2 trial presented in a Hot Line Session today at ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology and published in European Heart Journal. “In the […]

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Vaccines, routines and screens: Tips for a healthy school year from a physician mom

It’s back-to-school time, the time of year that often has parents rushing to buy school supplies, new clothes and healthy snacks to stock the pantry. It also tends to bring stress around homework, earlier bedtimes and an influx of colds and coughs. Dr. Tina Ardon, a family medicine physician and mom of three, provides some back-to-school tips to keep parents […]

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Kick Off 2019 School Year With Plantable Pencils and More Must-Haves

Hitting the halls in style! There’s no better way to kick off a new school year than with the perfect back-to-school products. Whether the little one in your life is heading into preschool or finishing off junior high, find age-appropriate books, school supplies and more of the best buys on the list below. Bloom Owl, for example, creates the perfect […]

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Spending too much time sitting down linked to around 50,000 deaths per year in the UK

Spending large amounts of time sitting or lounging around during the day is linked to around 50,000 deaths per year in the UK and the NHS spends in excess of £0.7bn per year treating the health consequences, suggests research from Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. A large proportion of […]

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Here's What Parkland Kids & Parents Are Doing One Year Later

One year ago today, a gunman shot and killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Parents and students, all of whom are still grappling with the devastating losses, shared their heartbreak for the world to see. “Exactly one year ago, to the minute around 7 am, I sent two kids to school. Only my son […]

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We are losing the ’10-year challenge’ against antibiotic resistance

The depressing ’10-year challenge’ against antibiotic resistance: Doctors share image to show germs no longer respond to the drugs that worked a decade ago Antibiotic resistance kills at least 23,000 Americans every year  The World Health Organization considers it a top public health threat  Since 2007, resistant infection rates have doubled in Europe As the ‘#10yearchallenge’ photo trend takes social […]

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The 7 Sex Positions Everyone Will Be Trying This Year

Witch hazel skincare products, eco-friendly fashion, and CBD supplements are some of the trends you’ll be seeing now that 2019 has kicked in. And while these beauty and wellness innovations promise huge payoffs, there’s another kind of health fad you’ll want in on: the buzziest new sex positions everyone will be trying in 2019.  Sure you could stick with old-school favorites like missionary and doggy […]

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World first sees 66-year-old blocked heart cleared with a live wire

World surgical first sees 66-year-old blocked heart valve cleared with a live wire up his leg Michael Hammond, 66, of Hove, got chest flutters on holiday five years ago  Doctors discovered leaking mitral valve and said he needed open heart surgery  But he had a much more simple procedure and was out of hospital in three days Leaky heart valves can […]

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Emotional video shows 13-year-old cancer patient finishing chemo

Emotional video shows 13-year-old cancer patient crying as he rings the hospital bell to celebrate going into remission after gruelling chemotherapy George Harrison, from Doncaster, was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma He needed surgery to remove the cancer and lost his hair during chemotherapy His parents initially thought he had food poisoning when he fell ill in the spring Charlotte Harrison, […]

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