viernes, 19 de febrero de 2016 Top 10 Viewed Reports 2/19/2016

Medical Breakthroughs: Ivanhoe Insider

This Week's Top 10 Viewed Stories
         1. Blood Pressure: How Low Should You Go? (2nd week)
ORLANDO. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- As many as one in three people in the U.S. have high blood pressure. But when it comes to the numbers and your heart health, how low should you go? That’s the question researchers attempted to answer in a landmark study some cardiologists are calling the most important blood pressure study in 40 years. It’s called the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial or SPRINT.
         2. Bounce Back from the Stomach Bug with Probiotics? -- Research Summary
BACKGROUND: Probiotics are good bacteria or yeast that assist in digestion and help keep the intestines healthy. Some of these probiotics are Lactobacillus, Streptococcus salivarius and Saccharomyces boulardi.
         3. New Approaches to Treating Eye Diseases (2nd week)
Feb. 4, 2016 - Potential new approaches to treating eye diseases such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are described in a new study. Scientists discovered that a signaling protein, ...
         4. Protection Against Mosquitoes That Transmit Zika (2nd week)
Feb. 2, 2016 - A new repellent device could be an effective tool for preventing bites from the Aedes aegypti mosquito -- the primary vector of Zika, chikungunya, dengue, and yellow fever -- according to a new ...
         5. Visualase for Brain Tumors
PITTSBURGH. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- For people with brain tumors, treatment usually involves invasive surgery as surgeons open portions of the skull to remove the cancer. If a tumor comes back, patients may begin to run out of options. A new FDA-approved device, also used to treat epilepsy, is now giving some patients another chance.
         6. Food Additive May Stop Skin Cancer (2nd week)
Jan. 28, 2016 - A compound found in the natural food additive annatto prevents the formation of cancer cells and skin damage from UV radiation in mice, new research shows. In the future the ...
         7. New Device Can ‘Smell’ Prostate Cancer
Feb. 11, 2016 - An important milestone has been reached towards creating a urine diagnostic test for prostate cancer that could mean that invasive diagnostic procedures that men currently ...
         8. New Treatment For Leaky Lungs -- In Depth Doctor’s Interview
Eric Sommers, M.D., a cardiothoracic surgeon at Tampa General Hospital discusses a new way to repair leaky lungs.
         9. Fighting Opioid Addiction: Bunavail 
PHILADELPHIA. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Addiction to painkillers and heroin is growing at an alarming rate, and for the first time, more Americans die from an opioid overdose than a car crash. But a new drug can help addicts stay on the road to recovery.
         10. Common Cold, Common Myths
ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- The common cold is fittingly named. There are about 62 million cases in the U.S. every year. And separating the facts from the myths may cut down your chances of catching it.

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