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Surgery on varices in Byzantine times (324-1453 CE)

Here we present the ‘Abstract‘ of the corresponding paper by Lascaratos J, Liapis C, Kouvaraki M. 184 επιπλέον λέξεις

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Survival of the fittest, Not exactly, its about "Survival of the stranded alone " - A Doctor's Day Special

How to Survive a Heart Attack When Alone

If you were to suffer a heart attack while in the company of people, calling out for help is probably the first instinctive thing you would do. 708 επιπλέον λέξεις

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Sustained Weight Loss in Diabetes More Likely in Teetotalers

Among overweight and obese patients with type 2 diabetes, «abstaining from alcohol offers some modest benefits for long-term weight control,» researchers report, in a new study… 811 επιπλέον λέξεις

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Top Ten Drugs Tied to Overdose Deaths

Deaths from drug overdose in the United States increased by 54% from 2011 to 2016 — with opioids, benzodiazepines (benzos), and stimulants the most commonly used drug classes involved, a new report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), shows. 657 επιπλέον λέξεις

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Brain Stimulation of Novel Target Improves Depression

Direct electrical stimulation of the lateral orbitofrontal cortex (OFC) acutely improves mood in patients with depressive symptoms, new research shows.

OFC stimulation «broadly modulates mood-related circuitry, revealing a new brain stimulation target with strong therapeutic potential,» the investigators, led by Edward F. 521 επιπλέον λέξεις

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Medication Omission Common Cause of Fatal Med Errors

Fatal medication errors are most common with anticoagulants and antibiotics, a new study shows. The most common types of medication administration errors (MAEs) were medication omissions, followed by administration of a wrong dose or wrong strength of medication. 599 επιπλέον λέξεις

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Questions for Artificial Intelligence in Health Care

Artificial intelligence (AI) is gaining high visibility in the realm of health care innovation. Broadly defined, AI is a field of computer science that aims to mimic human intelligence with computer systems. 1.778 επιπλέον λέξεις

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