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Aeromedical Assistance

Leigh Robb, MD, Chief Medical Officer, MedAire, describes the function of this company that provides medical services to air passengers, including medical advice on board, medical repatriation and retrieval. It is a division of International SOS. For...

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Inhaled nitric oxide does not relieve sickle cell pain

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The vasodilatory effect of inhaled nitric oxide does nothing to ease the severity of vaso-occlusive crises in patients with sickle cell disease. That finding is reported by Dr. Mark T. Gladwin with the University of...

Hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis dysfunction

Salivary Cortisol Testing

Lena Edwards, MD, internist, Balance Health & Wellness Center, discusses salivary cortisol testing which is increasingly being used in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with hypothalamic pituitary adrenal dysfunction. The pattern of cortisol...