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Omega-3, antioxidant supplements may do more harm than good in acute lung injury

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Contrary to expectations, dietary supplementation with omega-3 (n-3) fatty acids and antioxidants does not improve outcomes in patients with acute lung injury. In fact, it may be harmful, according to a report published online October 5th by the Journal of the American Medical...

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Bariatric surgery improves cardiovascular risk profile

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Bariatric surgery and its associated weight loss significantly improve the cardiovascular risk profile of obese patients, according to findings published in the August 30th online American Journal of Cardiology. “The bariatric community has recognized the remarkable metabolic...

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Low-functioning patients with schizophrenia may benefit from cognitive therapy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Cognitive therapy focused on concrete goals for enhancing quality of life in patients with schizophrenia and cognitive impairment can produce meaningful improvements, according to the results of a randomized trial reported in the Archives of General Psychiatry online October...