Some potential benefits and risks with alternative medicines for heart failure

Statement highlights: There are some serious potential benefits and risks when people with heart failure use complementary and alternative therapies to manage symptoms. People with heart failure should tell their healthcare team including pharmacists if they are using any over-the-counter or other therapies, such as herbal supplements or exercise programmes, other than those prescribed by … Read more

Recap: Watch the third day of the murder trial of ex-cop Aaron Dean

Day three for former Fort Worth police officer Aaron Dean murder trial The shooting of Atatiana Jefferson began Wednesday morning with testimony from crime scene investigators and police and ended with Jefferson’s sister Ashley Carr taking the stand. The state rested its case Wednesday afternoon. The trial will resume on Monday when defense witnesses will … Read more

Expression of p-STAT3 and c-Myc correlates with expression of p2-HNF4α in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)

Examples of positive nuclear expression of (A) P1-HNF4α; (b) P2-HNF4α; (C) p-STAT3 and (D) c-Myc and human liver biopsies with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). 20X microscope objective. Credit: 2022 Yunus et al. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is associated with metabolic syndrome and is rapidly becoming one of the leading causes of cirrhosis and … Read more

News from medical professionals across Polk County

Foot and Ankle Fellowships in Lakeland Matt Ward DPM, FACFAS, was a featured speaker on sports medicine at the American Academy of Podiatry Practice Management’s national meeting held November 3 in Fort Lauderdale. The AAPPM meeting attracts foot and ankle professionals from across the United States and internationally. Wird’s lecture topic was “Athletes’ Ready-to-Wear Ankle … Read more

The Commonwealth Care Alliance aims to improve healthcare for people with disabilities

Dr.. Biljana Simicic Recently, a team of researchers, including those from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, published a study that reveal the attitudes of many clinicians toward patients with disabilities present significant barriers to care. In focus groups, nearly all participating physicians said they had had little or no training on the … Read more

The “epidemic triple-double” may mean that it is difficult to find fever-reducing drugs for children: injections

It can be difficult to find fever-reducing medicines for children in some areas. At Bed Bath & Beyond in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, a few products were in stock while others were sold out. Laurel Wamsley/NPR Hide caption Switch caption Laurel Wamsley/NPR It can be difficult to find fever-reducing medicines for children in some areas. … Read more

The Center for Combat Medicine and Battlefield Research hosts Rep. Crowe to highlight defense health research

US Representative Jason Crowe visited University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus on Monday to learn more about current programs and research on campus that address the medical needs of the U.S. military, including solutions in combat casualty care, critical and emergency care, surgical trauma, and acute mental health. Center for Combat Medicine and Battlefield Research (COMBAT) The visit, which included additional UCLA leadership and research groups, hosted a supportive discussion on current military medical challenges.

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