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Un catéter que captura el trombo multiplica la mejoría tras un ictus

La revista científica New England Journal of Medicine acaba de publicar un estudio que anuncia la aparición de un microcatéter de última generación que viaja por las arterias centrales del cerebro, dotado de una minimalla que se abre al chocar con un eventual trombo sanguíneo y lo captura, demostrando ser eficaz para extirpar y resolver los ictus cerebrales más graves. 151 more words

Association of Improved Air Quality with Lung Development in Children

Association of Improved Air Quality with Lung Development in Children
Source: New England Journal of Medicine

Background
Air-pollution levels have been trending downward progressively over the past several decades in southern California, as a result of the implementation of air quality–control policies.

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Environment

Doctors: Woman's Chemotherapy Caused Her To Lose Fingerprints

Hartford, Conn. (CBS CONNECTICUT) — A 65-year-old woman’s chemotherapy treatment for stage IV breast cancer that spread to her lungs caused her fingerprints to be erased, perhaps permanently. 346 more words

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Genetically Determined Height and Coronary Artery Disease

Genetically Determined Height and Coronary Artery Disease
Source: New England Journal of Medicine

BACKGROUND
The nature and underlying mechanisms of an inverse association between adult height and the risk of coronary artery disease (CAD) are unclear.

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Science

Happy Easter? Doctors remove 3.3-inch egg-shaped mass from man's abdomen

(WITI) — For 20 years, a man suffered from urinary frequency. The 62-year-old finally got some answers when doctors at Georgetown University Hospital found and then removed a huge, 3.3-inch mass inside his abdomen near the pelvis. 133 more words

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Doctors find half-pound 'egg' inside 62-year-old man [PHOTOS]

For 20 years, a man suffered from urinary frequency. The 62-year-old finally got some answers when doctors at Georgetown University Hospital found and then removed a huge, 3.3-inch mass inside his abdomen near the pelvis. 133 more words

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Cerebral Malaria: A Wily Foe…8 Years Later

guest post by Kayt Sukel

With today’s headlines awash with tales of measles and the Ebola virus, it can be easy to forget that malaria, an infectious disease caused by the protozoan parasite… 842 more words

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