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Evidence Points To Fish Oil To Fight Asthma

Source: University of Rochester Medical Center University of Rochester Medical Center scientists have discovered new essential information about omega 3 fatty acids contained in fish oil and how they could be used for asthma patients. In a paper published in…

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New Skin-Graft System A Better Fix For Chronic Wounds

Source: University of Missouri-Columbia According to the National Institutes of Health, more than six million cases of chronic wounds cost $20 billion each year in the United States. Diabetic ulcers, pressure sores, surgical site wounds and traumatic injuries to high-risk…

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The Drugs Don't Work, Say Back Pain Researchers

Source: George Institute for Global Health Commonly used non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as ibuprofen, used to treat back pain provide little benefit, but cause side effects, according to new research from The George Institute for Global Health. The findings of…

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Facing Surgery? Quit Smoking Now For A Safer Procedure

Source: Society for Vascular Surgery Cigarette smokers facing surgery should quit smoking as soon as possible, according to a new statement released jointly by the Societies for Vascular Surgery and Vascular Nursing. The statement urges surgeons and their professional staff…

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