Archive: 02/17/2011

Adherence course reduces hypertension

A high proportion of patients with high blood pressure are failing to take their medication properly and would benefit clinically from a course of 'adherence therapy', according to new research from the University of East ...

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Health
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2 knee replacements may be better than 1

Replacing both knees in one surgery, or simultaneous total knee replacement (TKR) was associated with significantly fewer prosthetic joint infections as well as other revision knee operations within one year after surgery, ...

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Other
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Broader psychological impact of 2010 BP oil spill

The explosion and fire on a BP-licensed oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010 had huge environmental and economic effects, with millions of gallons of oil leaking into the water for more than five months. It also ...

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Health
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