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Increased troponin levels in the blood after surgery can be a sign of heart damage

Increased troponin levels in the blood after surgery can be a sign of heart damage

Study reveals complex interplay between diet, gut microbiota, and immune function

Study reveals complex interplay between diet, gut microbiota, and immune function

Tighter blood pressure management may lead to better spinal cord injury recovery

Tighter blood pressure management may lead to better spinal cord injury recovery

Enhanced recovery programs improve oncologic surgical care

Enhanced recovery programs improve oncologic surgical care

Study compares the survival rates of cardiac arrest in catheterization lab, versus the OR and ICU

Study compares the survival rates of cardiac arrest in catheterization lab, versus the OR and ICU

Study finds fewer psychological symptoms among cardiac arrest survivors practicing mindfulness

Study finds fewer psychological symptoms among cardiac arrest survivors practicing mindfulness

Earlier epinephrine administration associated with better recovery after cardiac arrest

Earlier epinephrine administration associated with better recovery after cardiac arrest

First-in-human study of DBS for post-stroke rehabilitation shows encouraging results

First-in-human study of DBS for post-stroke rehabilitation shows encouraging results

Medicinal plant extract could potentially help curb the opioid epidemic

Medicinal plant extract could potentially help curb the opioid epidemic

Administering flu vaccines to children having surgery substantially boosts vaccination rates

Administering flu vaccines to children having surgery substantially boosts vaccination rates

Oral acetaminophen helps manage tonsillectomy pain in children at lower costs

Oral acetaminophen helps manage tonsillectomy pain in children at lower costs

Post-surgical death rate is higher for minority children regardless of socioeconomic status

Post-surgical death rate is higher for minority children regardless of socioeconomic status

Nearly 20% of adults have elevated troponin levels after major non-cardiac surgery

Nearly 20% of adults have elevated troponin levels after major non-cardiac surgery

Virtual care with remote automated monitoring can improve outcomes after non-elective surgery

Virtual care with remote automated monitoring can improve outcomes after non-elective surgery

Enhanced recovery after surgery program helps reduce opioid prescriptions after lung surgery

Enhanced recovery after surgery program helps reduce opioid prescriptions after lung surgery

Chewing gum after cardiac surgery may accelerate the return of gut function

Chewing gum after cardiac surgery may accelerate the return of gut function

New convection-enhanced MEDs could offer faster, more effective treatment for T1D patients

New convection-enhanced MEDs could offer faster, more effective treatment for T1D patients

Researchers receive $6.2 million grant to launch a center for perioperative mental health

Researchers receive $6.2 million grant to launch a center for perioperative mental health

New study receives $33 million PCORI funding to compare anesthetic medications

New study receives $33 million PCORI funding to compare anesthetic medications

Artificial pancreas may soon help patients with type 2 diabetes

Artificial pancreas may soon help patients with type 2 diabetes