Medical therapy

HRS 2021: Early VT catheter ablation beats medical treatment in patients at risk of sudden death

Roderick Tung Results from the PAUSE-SCD trial show a significant reduction in the risk of recurrent ventricular tachycardia (VT), cardiovascular hospitalization and death when catheter ablation is used as an early first-line treatment for patients with structural heart disease. The PAUSE-SCD trial is the first VT ablation trial to include patients with non-ischemic cardiomyopathy and […]

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Software to Guide Medical Therapy in CI Earns FDA Breakthrough Device Designation

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How is medical treatment different for minority groups?

SOURCES: Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, associate professor of medicine and epidemiology; Founding Director, Equity Research and Innovation Center (ERIC), Yale School of Medicine. Bridget Goosby, PhD, professor of sociology; co-director of the Life in Frequencies Health Disparities (LifeHD) Research Laboratory, University of Texas at Austin. Tinu Abayomi-Paul. PLoS One: “Racial/ethnic differences in the development of multimorbidity […]

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Optimizing medical therapy before clip repair for MR? ‘It’s hard’

Ensuring that patients receive maximum doses of heart failure treatments within guidelines is important, but also challenging, experts say. MIAMI, FL—A debate at TVT 2021 last week was supposed to focus on whether guideline-directed medical treatment should be tried at maximum tolerated doses before patients undergo transcatheter edge-to-edge repair (TEER ) for functional mitral regurgitation […]

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American Lung Association slams cigarette maker for acquiring medical inhalation treatment

Traco Power launches the TPP 300 series of power supplies Traco Power today announced its new TPP 300 series of 300W high density AC/DC power supplies. The 300 series is “available in open or fan-closed frame enclosures for a wide range of medical and applications where long-term reliability is critical and space is limited,” the […]

Alternative medicine

Louisville Herbalists Explore Alternative Medicine and Herbalism

When Robert Gittli seriously injured his back at the age of 17, doctors suggested putting a titanium rod in his back to correct the injury, even though he wouldn’t be able to fully function after the operation. . Not wanting to give up his mobility, he knew there had to be another way. So the […]

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Ontario doctor Richard Nahas wants to bring evidence to alternative medicine

Breadcrumb Links Canada Photo by iStock /Getty Images Content of the article There has long been a scientific and cultural divide between conventional and alternative forms of healing. Advertisement 2 This ad has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Content of the article Now an Ontario doctor is trying to bridge the gap. […]

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Canada seeks alternative medicine in ‘magic mushrooms’

After decades of government shutdown, some hallucinogenic substances have been reinvestigated to treat mental illnesses. Tests carried out in different research centers show optimistic figures about its effectiveness in reducing anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, as well as in the fight against alcohol addiction. Experts work with LSD, mescaline and DMTalthough much of their […]

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Alternative medicine helped me recover from low testosterone

There is an ongoing debate regarding alternative vs modern medicine. Both of these branches of medicine have evolved due to technological advancements. People are also choosing to educate themselves with more readily available information. Due to my past struggles with Cushing’s disease and other resulting issues, I have tried both types of treatment and want […]