"A noninvasive treatment helped 5 men with complete muscle paralysis in the lower body voluntarily move their legs in a step-like pattern." Click here to continue reading the original article on www.nih.gov.
"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.
"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
"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.
"A balanced diet, these scientists say, is as important to psychiatry as it is to cardiology." Click here to continue reading the original article on medicaldaily.com.
San Francisco supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to approve health warnings on ads for sugary sodas and some other drinks, saying such beverages contribute to obesity, diabetes and other health problems. Click here to continue reading the original article on sacbee.com.
Despite what we might wish, neither doctors nor researchers -- nor those of us who fit both categories -- have access to a crystal ball. Therefore, predicting the future of cardiology over the next 10 years is an impossible task. But I can write about what I wish the state of cardiology to be within... read more
If home is where the heart is, shouldn’t every home be heart healthy? Easier said than done in U.S. homes today, where: •Processed, high-fat, high-sugar foods are readily available •Sedentary activities, such as TV watching and computer use, take time away from physical activities Click here to continue reading the original article on health.clevelandclinic.org.
How can you tell the difference between a good surgeon and an exceptional one? You could start by looking for the one who has the rare ability to visualize a human organ in three dimensions from little more than a scan. Click here to continue reading the original article on npr.org.