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More patients are revived and survive cardiac arrest when treated in hospitals that generally perform resuscitation efforts for a longer amount of time, according to a new study published in Lancet.
When breast cancer has spread to nearby lymph nodes, many doctors believe that removing several more nodes provides better treatment.
New prevention guidelines, programs to control blood pressure, getting more people to access cardiac rehab services and a possible link between digestive bacteria and heart disease risk are included in a recap of last year’s top cardiovascular and stroke advances identified by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.
There is widespread anti-obesity bias among medical students, although many are unaware of it, according to a study in the May issue of "Academic Medicine."