viernes, 30 de agosto de 2019

Delaying Dementia: The New Guidelines - Ivanhoe Broadcast News, Inc.

Delaying Dementia: The New Guidelines - Ivanhoe Broadcast News, Inc.


ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Dementia, a brain disease that targets a person’s ability to think, remember, and reason, affects at least five million people in the U.S. alone. There’s no treatment to cure the devastating brain disease, but there are some proven ways to slow or delay it.

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Six million adult Americans have heart failure: a condition where the heart can’t circulate blood as well as it should.  For some patients, an implantable device called CardioMEMS has been an option for doctors to keep a close eye on the pressures inside a patient’s heart.

Wash. DC (Ivanhoe Newswire) – HER2 positive cancers are aggressive, but the good news is many can be treated with targeted therapies. The bad news, those drugs can hurt the heart. Now, researchers have found a way to successfully treat HER2 positive cancer and protect patients from heart failure.

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Thousands of people suffer from hernias, which are weak spots in the abdominal wall. The real trouble begins when intestines, or fat slips through that muscle hole and become stuck or twisted. Now there is new hope with robotic hernia surgery.

CHICAGO, Ill. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — One out of eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in her lifetime. Early detection is the best tool to increase survival rates. Now researchers are looking at a new way to confirm cancer faster during a mammogram while reducing the need for additional testing or unnecessary breast biopsies.

Doctor's In-depth Interview of the week
Treat HER2 Breast Cancer And Protect The Heart 
Ana Barac, MD, PhD, Cardio Oncologist
MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute, Washington, DC

Quote of the week:

Forgive me my nonsense as I also forgive the nonsense of those who think they talk sense.” 

— Robert Frost
 (1874-1963), a four-time Pulitzer Prize winner

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