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Care management app reduces surgical complications, among other improvements, at health system

Before and after surgery, most patients must serve as the ‘general contractors’ of their own care: Managing appointments, following directions, remembering instructions and more. THE PROBLEM Even when everything goes well, it can be a stressful experience. When things do not go well, patients may arrive unprepared for surgery, be readmitted after improper post-care or… Read More »

Rerouting nerves during amputation reduces phantom limb pain before it starts

Doctors at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine are pioneering the use of primary targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR) to prevent or reduce debilitating phantom limb and stump pain in amputees. Losing a limb due to trauma, cancer, or poor circulation can result in phantom limb and stump pain in upwards… Read More »

Study Proves That Blue Light Reduces Blood Pressure Effectively

Research has revealed that exposure to blue light reduces blood pressure, minimizing the risk of cardiovascular disease.[1] For the duration of this study, individuals were exposed to half an hour of whole-body blue light at around 450 nanometres, a dosage similar to daily sunlight – then exposed to a control light on another day. Unlike… Read More »