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Takotsubo cardiomyopathy carries excellent long-term prognosis

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, also known as “broken heart syndrome”, has an excellent long-term prognosis and nearly all patients have full recovery of left ventricular function, according to a report in the American Journal of Cardiology for April 1. The results also...

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High cut-off dialysis useful for myeloma-related renal failure

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Use of a high cut-off dialyzer can help patients with acute renal failure secondary to multiple myeloma become dialysis free, the results of a small study suggest. “This study saw over 70% of patients becoming independent of dialysis, which is greatly above the rate...

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Postnatal weight gain predicts retinopathy in preterm infants

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Weekly weight measurements can accurately predict which preterm infants are likely to develop proliferative retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) requiring treatment, according to study findings published in the April issue of Pediatrics. This study, Dr. Ann Hellström told...