The model identifies the risk of serious complications after surgery

[ad_1] Credit: Public domain Pixabay / CC0 Heart attack, renal failure, stroke. These are just a few of the life-threatening complications that patients are at risk of experiencing after surgery. Jefferson researchers have now developed an easy-to-use web-based tool that predicts the risk of post-surgical complications such as kidney failure …

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$ 52 million campaign to promote COVID vaccinations

[ad_1] February 25, 2021 – The Ad Council and COVID Collaborative on Thursday launched a campaign to encourage Americans to get vaccinated against COVID-19 when one exists, marking one of the biggest public education efforts in the USA. More than 300 major brands, media companies, community groups, religious leaders and …

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Mental illness is not a factor in most mass shootings

[ad_1] Contrary to popular belief, a new study finds mental illness is not a factor in most mass shootings or other types of mass murder. “The results of this potentially definitive study suggest that the emphasis on serious mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia or psychotic mood disorders, as a risk …

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A “ miracle poison ” for new therapies

[ad_1] The modified botulinum toxin could lead to new treatments for a range of illnesses, including nerve and brain damage, muscle damage and rampant inflammation. Credit: Liu Laboratory When people hear botulinum toxin, they often think of one of two things: a cosmetic that makes frown lines disappear or a …

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New way to predict heart risk in women

[ad_1] Latest method of predicting heart disease risk is correct, study shows By Kathleen DohenyWebMD Health News Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD Feb. 16, 2010 – New guidelines for predicting heart disease risk in women, updated in 2007 by the American Heart Association (AHA), are working well, say researchers who …

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What happened to flu season?

[ad_1] The model in North America followed an extremely calm influenza season in the southern hemisphere. The United States usually looks to countries like Australia for a glimpse of what might happen on our shores. Doctors say they are more than relieved we haven’t seen flu misery on top of …

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