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New test predicts breast cancer relapse months in advance

New test predicts breast cancer relapse months in advance

UK-based researchers have developed a blood test that can predict whether patients with breast cancer will experience a relapse after receiving treatment, months before tumors are visible using hospital scans.

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Reducing hospital readmissions through Transitional Care

Transitional Care is one solution to the wider issue of preventable hospital readmissions, which became a focus with the advent of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and subsequent Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program.

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Understanding the causes of sudden death in epilepsy

SUDEP is the sudden unexpected witnessed or unwitnessed, non-traumatic and non-drowning death in people with epilepsy, with or without evidence of a seizure. It doesn’t necessarily have to be in the known context of a seizure.

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Low rate of mortality from breast cancer after DCIS diagnosis

Low rate of mortality from breast cancer after DCIS diagnosis

The analysis found the risk of dying from breast cancer within 10 years of DCIS diagnosis to be 1.1%. Although low, this is still 1.8 times higher than the breast cancer mortality rate in the general population.

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Stroke more likely if you work long hours, major study finds

Stroke more likely if you work long hours, major study finds

People who work long hours are at a greater risk of stroke and coronary heart disease than people who work a standard week, according to the largest study of the issue to date, published in The Lancet.

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Applying a top restaurant model to healthcare communications

Applying a top restaurant model to healthcare communications

Communications professionals often are expected to be experts in all facets of the vast spectrum of communications, from brand, corporate, crisis and digital communications to corporate reputation...

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Health A to Z

Occupational Therapy: Your Life by Design

The role of an occupational therapist is often not fully understood, or is confused with the role of a physical therapist. What’s the differentiator? Cue the “your life by design” approach.

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Dementia with Lewy Bodies

Dementia with Lewy bodies is now widely recognised as the second most common type of degenerative dementia after Alzheimer disease.

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Endometriosis: Delayed Diagnosis Impacts Disease Management and Patient Well-Being

Endometriosis is a common yet poorly understood illness that affects women of reproductive age and is often under and misdiagnosed. It is believed that endometrial cells that normally line the uterus grow...

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Idiopathic Anaphylaxis

Idiopathic Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is the most extreme form of severe allergic reactions which can be life threatening and requires emergency medical treatment. It can affect anyone of any age, sex, race and stature.

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Art as Therapy

Art as Therapy

The most common misconception held about art therapy, is that it involves the therapist interpreting the artwork, and deciphering and unravelling the meanings hidden within; on the contrary, it is the creator of the image, not the therapist, who has this pleasure.

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The Quest for an Acute Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment

The Quest for an Acute Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of death and disability in the United States, contributing to as many as a third of injury-related deaths. When a patient presents to the emergency department with a TBI in isolation or as part of multi-system injury, he or she is stabilized, evaluated and a treatment...

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