Archive | May 2017

Study suggests link between regional gun laws and firearm-related injuries in children

Regions of the United States with the strictest gun laws also have the fewest emergency department visits for pediatric firearm-related injuries, according to a new study by Children’s National Health System researchers. The findings, presented at the 2017 annual meeting of the…
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Study suggests link between regional gun laws and firearm-related injuries in children

Regions of the United States with the strictest gun laws also have the fewest emergency department visits for pediatric firearm-related injuries, according to a new study by Children’s National Health System researchers. The findings, presented at the 2017 annual meeting of the…
Source: Study suggests link between regional gun laws and firearm-related injuries in children

Texas A&M researchers aim to develop one drug that treats pain, memory and nicotine addiction

Although pain, memory and nicotine addiction may not seem to be related, they actually share a common player: the nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. That’s why Texas AM researchers are working to develop drugs to enhance the function of these receptors in the brain, which could have…
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Study shows clear benefit from ERAS approaches in abdominal and pelvic surgeries

In a new study, Roswell Park Cancer Institute researchers have demonstrated that an approach shown to improve outcomes for patients receiving colorectal surgery is just as effective in patients requiring many other abdominal and pelvic operations. Their findings, published online ahead…
Source: Study shows clear benefit from ERAS approaches in abdominal and pelvic surgeries

Texas A&M researchers aim to develop one drug that treats pain, memory and nicotine addiction

Although pain, memory and nicotine addiction may not seem to be related, they actually share a common player: the nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. That’s why Texas AM researchers are working to develop drugs to enhance the function of these receptors in the brain, which could have…
Source: Texas A&M researchers aim to develop one drug that treats pain, memory and nicotine addiction

Secondhand smoke may have different effects on men and women, Amish community research finds

New research at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) has found that secondhand smoke tends to have somewhat different effects on men and women. The research, conducted in a Pennsylvania Amish community where virtually no women smoke, found that women who were exposed…
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Study shows clear benefit from ERAS approaches in abdominal and pelvic surgeries

In a new study, Roswell Park Cancer Institute researchers have demonstrated that an approach shown to improve outcomes for patients receiving colorectal surgery is just as effective in patients requiring many other abdominal and pelvic operations. Their findings, published online ahead…
Source: Study shows clear benefit from ERAS approaches in abdominal and pelvic surgeries