The Fontan procedure has allowed more people born with only one ventricle — the lower pumping chamber of the heart — to survive into adulthood, but their unique circulatory system requires continued lifelong medical care.
More people with a single ventricle defect survive; but face challenges in quality of life
Early warning signs that someone may have an eating disorder have been revealed in a large-scale data study conducted by Swansea University researchers.
Study reveals early warning signs of having an eating disorder
Carrying more fat on legs compared with the stomach protects postmenopausal women from heart disease, a study says.
Leg fat 'better than belly fat' for older women
Researchers have designed a brain aging model to investigate the factors that contribute to cognitive decline, borrowing principles from precision medicine.
A personalized approach key to cognitive decline
A recent Multiple Sclerosis Journal study that included data from 281 patients and 609 surgeries suggests post-operative MS relapse risk does not significantly differ from pre-operative relapse risk.
Study investigates influence of surgery, anesthesia on MS relapse risk
Biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed a low-cost, portable optical coherence tomography (OCT) scanner that promises to bring the vision-saving technology to underserved regions throughout the United States and abroad.
Low-cost retinal scanner could help  prevent blindness worldwide
Thirdhand smoke can damage epithelial cells in the respiratory system by stressing cells and causing them to fight for survival, a research team led by scientists at the University of California, Riverside, has found. The finding could assist physicians treating patients exposed to thirdhand smoke.
Scientists find thirdhand smoke affects cells in humans
Having a feeling of numb hands could mean that you might be at risk of having high blood pressure.
The sign in your hands could mean you have 'silent' hyigh blood pressure
A new diagnostic test may soon determine if a breast cancer patient requires chemotherapy or will not benefit from the treatment, according to the latest Australian research.
Aussie diagnostic test points to better breast cancer treatment

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