News from the World of Medicine
The most important medical news, in plain English.
(Diese Sendung war von 6. Februar 2011 bis 31. August 2023 im Programm)
Which medical news are TRULY the most important of the year?
Each January, the Massachusetts Medical Society (amongst others, Harvard University) selects the top medical news stories of the year.
Radiofabrik presents this news.
The presenter, Dara Koper, is a doctor.
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A previous large clinical trial had already shown that a Mediterranean diet is effective in cardiovascular prevention, compared with (in simplified terms) “do nothing about your diet, change nothing.” Cardiovascular events are not only but primarily heart attacks and strokes. Meaning that a Mediterranean diet…
Asthma is a serious chronic illness that affects millions of children and adults worldwide.
The risk of severe asthma attacks was lower with an as-needed inhaler containing a bronchodilator and a corticosteroid than with an as-needed inhaler containing a bronchodilator alone.
In more detailed words:…
Prevention of cardiovascular disease, i.e., the prevention of heart attacks and strokes. Should we take a low-dose aspirin every day? The answer has changed. The new answer, for most of us, is “No.”
Acetylsalicylic acid is also known as ASA and aspirin. Daily low-dose aspirin…
The blood pressure of a pregnant woman should not exceed 140/90 mm Hg. If the blood pressure values are above this level, it is referred to as high blood pressure during pregnancy. In pregnant woman with hypertension during pregnancy: At what point should antihypertensive drug…
You might develop stable angina, also known as stable angina pectoris, also known as stable chest pain, during stress, exercise, or cold weather. Stable angina pectoris probably is a warning sign that you have coronary artery disease (CAD). How is stable angina pectoris diagnosed? Your…