July, 2015

66-Year-Old Man is Cured of Rare Heart Condition Thanks to 3D Printing by Materialise

By editor
July 10, 2015

"Recently at UCLA, doctors were able to use a 3D printed heart model to go forth with a very complicated surgery on 66-year-old Richard Whitaker." Click here to continue reading the original article on 3dprint.com.

A Dose Of Culinary Medicine Sends Med Students To The Kitchen

By editor
July 8, 2015

"When it comes to premature death and disease, what we eat ranks as the single most important factor, according to a study in JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association. Yet few doctors say they feel properly trained to dispense dietary advice. One group, at least, is trying to fill that knowledge gap." Click...  read more

Top 5 CV Risk Factors Account for 50% of CV Deaths

By editor
July 6, 2015

"If diabetes, obesity, hypertension, high cholesterol, and cigarette smoking could be eliminated in the U.S., how much would cardiovascular mortality risk drop? If you guessed by about 50%, you're right, according to an epidemiological study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine." Click here to continue reading the original article on medpagetoday.com.