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Prognosis worse with proximal peripheral arterial disease

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Patients with aortoiliac peripheral arterial disease (PAD) have worse event-free survival than patients with more distal PAD, according to a report in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology for March 2....

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Prophylactic antibiotics may cut mortality in burn patients

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Prophylactic antibiotics may improve survival of burn patients, a meta-analysis suggests, although the authors acknowledge that the quality of the supporting data is weak. A number of factors increase the risk of infection in...

Brain health and lifestyle choices

Healthy lifestyle tips for 2010

Gary Small, MD, Director, UCLA Center on Aging, UCLA, discusses brain health and the impact that lifestyle factors have over genetics on brain health, and in particular, diet, exercise and mental engagement. Reading: Pinilla FG. The impact of diet and...