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The Disappearing Doctor: How Mega-Mergers Are Changing the Business of Medical Care

Is the doctor in?<p>In this new medical age of urgent care centers and retail clinics, that’s not a simple question. Nor does it have a simple answer, as primary care doctors become increasingly scarce.<p>“You call the doctor’s office to book an appointment,” said Matt Feit, a 45-year-old screenwriter in …

Health Care

Esta es la razón por la que tenemos el corazón a la izquierda

Una investigación ha logrado descubrir por qué, durante la formación del corazón en el embrión humano, este órgano que empieza situado en la línea …

¿De dónde vienen las ideas?

La respuesta depende de a quién le preguntemos. Y, como los colores, hay respuestas para todos los gustos. Los científicos y médicos buscarán en …

KKR confirms it will buy WebMD for $2.8B in cash

Some consolidation is afoot in the world on health-focused online media properties. Today, WebMD, one of the biggest sites in the world for health-related information — announced that it would be acquired by Internet Brands — the company that is controlled by KKR and owns a large portfolio of B2B …

Health Care

One of the leading institutions backing homeopathic 'treatments' has effectively banned them

Homeopathic remedies are sold in thousands of health stores as tinctures, tonics, pills, and pastes. The practice's origin can be traced to an 18th-century German physician named Samuel Hahnemann, who theorized that taking extremely diluted doses of the thing that is causing an ailment can cure …

Homeopathy

The Tardigrade Will Be the Last Living Thing On Earth

Water bears shall inherit the planet.<p>I hate to break it to you, but humans probably don't have that much longer before we go extinct—somewhere between 100 years and 5 billion years, depending on who you ask. Obviously, a human extinction event is unprecedented and incredibly hard to predict with …

Biology

Scientists have used CRISPR to store a GIF inside the DNA of a living cell

Using E.Coli, the team at Harvard Medical School spliced data from the file into the bacteria’s genome<p>Eadweard Muybridge was a pioneer of both early …

Genetics

CRISPR used to build a biological hard drive out of live bacteria

Hard drives will one day seem as primitive as punch cards or floppy disks, and it may turn out that the medium that replaces them was inside us all …

Genetics

Solo cuatro comunidades permiten usar desfibriladores a los no expertos

Los cardiólogos afirman que los aparatos deben estar a disposición de cualquiera en una urgencia<p>Usted está en la cola del cine, y el señor de delante …

ASE guidelines

Cardioserv<br>Blog<p>07<br>Dec<br>2017<p>Written by Andrea Fields MHA, RDCS<p>Over the past weeks, we have gone back to the basics to have a good understanding of what …

Front Page

Paravalvular regurgitation after transcatheter aortic valve implantation occurs in in over 50% of patients, and correlates with 1-year mortality. The …

Decission making to decide #CRT in #heartfailure @escardio @guidelines @secardiologia #esccongress https://t.co/XVbduzHsHH

Los 61 atajos de teclado de Chrome para multiplicar por diez tu productividad

Estamos tan acostumbrados a trabajar casi siempre de la misma manera con el ordenador que prácticamente lo hacemos todo de forma mecánica. Por lo …

The 33 states requiring CPR education before high school graduation #CPR #scaawareness @youcansavealife https://t.co/9AV2Lv3GDQ

Scientists Grow Full-Sized, Beating Human Hearts From Stem Cells

It’s the closest we've come to growing transplantable hearts in the lab<p>Of the 4,000 Americans waiting for heart transplants, only 2,500 will receive new hearts in the next year. Even for those lucky enough to get a transplant, the biggest risk is the their bodies will reject the new heart and …

Boston

El perro que ayudó a la medicina a salvar millones de vidas

Es una de las maneras más comunes de morir: paro cardíaco.<p>Es también uno de los escenarios más comunes en los que alguien puede salvar una vida por medio de RCP o reanimación cardiopulmonar, la técnica que se usa para mantener el flujo de sangre y oxígeno hasta que lleguen los equipos de emergencia.<p>…

Tu pulso, tu vida

Última actualización el Jueves, 22 de Febrero de 2018 20:14<p><b>En España se producen cada año cerca de 130.000 ictus y un 15% de ellos está provocado por</b> …

Focused Cardiac Ultrasound in Place of Repeat Echocardiography: Reliability and Cost Implications

Background<p>Health care systems are increasingly moving toward models that emphasize the delivery of high-quality health care at lower costs. Rates of …

Una residente del Negrín obtiene la mejor nota de Cardiología en España

La doctora Marival Groba, que este año finaliza su residencia en el Hospital Doctor Negrín en la especialidad de Cardiología, ha obtenido la mejor …

Left Ventricular Assist Devices vs. Transplant | Ten Points to Remember - American College of Cardiology

The following are 10 points to remember about left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) as a rapidly evolving alternative to transplant:<p>With a …

Spanish Translation: Chamber Quantification by Echocardiography in Adults: Live Webinar

A-View

News<p>On November 14, 2017 A-View® obtained approval from the <b>Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration</b> (TGA). The approval was realized in …

FDA grants fast track status to anticoagulant reversal agent PER977

The FDA granted fast track status to PER977, an investigational anticoagulant reversal agent, according to a press release from the drug’s …

Electrocardiographic Monitoring for Detecting Atrial Fibrillation After Ischemic Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack

1.↵<p>Khoo CW,<br>• Lip GY.<p>Clinical outcomes of acute stroke patients with atrial fibrillation.Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2009;7:371–374. doi: …

Asymptomatic Atrial Fibrillation After Cryptogenetic Stroke

1.↵<p>Go AS,<br>• Hylek EM,<br>• Phillips KA,<br>• Chang Y,<br>• Henault LE,<br>• Selby JV,<br>• Singer DE.<p>Prevalence of diagnosed atrial fibrillation in adults: national implications for …

Mayo Clinic identifica la disección espontánea de la arteria coronaria

Un estudio de Mayo Clinic identificó una vinculación familiar en la disección espontánea de la arteria coronaria, tipo de ataque cardíaco que afecta …

Reunión de la Sección de Cardiología Clínica de la SEC (Las Palmas, 2015)

RT @Ebevidencia: ¿No estarás sentado en el sofá? Huye, muévete! http://t.co/q8RBr7qhYy