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For patients with severe treatment-resistant depression, there may soon be a new treatment option. In one four-year study, seven out of eight patients benefited from deep brain stimulation. Four ... [more]

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A substance derived from the poison of the temple viper could be employed against circulatory disorders, heart attacks and strokes instead of using antiplatelets. Its special feature: it works, ... [more]

York Cardiology published a video

Ectopics, exercise and sudden death

In this video, Dr Sanjay Gupta discusses the prevalence of ectopics, exercises, what they mean and whether they predispose to sudden death.
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Image of the Week - July 24, 2017 - CIL:39062 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/39062

CIL:39062 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/39062 Description: This light micrograph shows the outside edge of two seminiferous tubules of a mouse testis. This section is a 1um thick transverse section, stained with toluidine blue to ... [more]
York Cardiology published a video

PACS, PSVCS and PVCS - what's the difference?

In this video, Dr Sanjay Gupta discusses different types of ectopics.
ZDoggMD - Medical Satire published a video

Doc Vader On ER Fails by ZDoggMD

You know what aggravates Doc Vader the most? Patients who show up in his emergency (!) department for that non-urgent whateveritis. Vader don’t play that!
The non-thyroidal illness syndrome is a characteristic allostatic constellation of pituitary-thyroid feedback control, which is a common bystander of acute or chronic illness and which heralds poor prognosis. In addition, it may confer problems in ... [more]
PD Dr. med. Johannes W. Dietrich has edited the Flexikon article Allostasis
Allostasis is the adaptive response of the organism to chronic or extreme strain conditions, which ensures survival in life-threatening situations. Typical examples for allostatic responses include fever, adaptation to stress by increased release of ... [more]
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York Cardiology published a video

Its all about the inflammation

In this video, Dr Sanjay Gupta discusses the central role of inflammation in the development of cardiac disease and palpitations, ectopics and pacs.
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Image of the Week - July 17, 2017 - CIL:38993 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/38993

CIL:38993 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/38993 Description: Scanning electron microscope image of a blood clot showing a white blood cell in the center. Authors: David Gregory and Debbie Marshall Licensing: ... [more]
York Cardiology published a video

PPIs and ectopics?

In this video, Dr Sanjay Gupta discusses an interesting paper published by Milani et al. (Gastroenterol Res Pract 2015) where they review the work on proton pump inhibitors causing hypomagnesemia.