Health News

The Community Health Resource Center at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St., Derby, will host “ ... [...]
Tue, Feb 06, 2018
Source: Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center
OAKLAND, Calif.  — In a study of nearly 6,000 community-based patients with chronic kidney disease and heart failure, the use of implantable cardioverter defibrillators was associated with a significantly increased risk of subsequent hospitalization. The study, “Long Term Outcomes Associated with Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator in Adults with Chronic Kidney Disease,” was [...]
Mon, Feb 05, 2018
Source: Kaiser Permanente
Analysis of DNA from nearly 70,000 Kaiser Permanente diverse patients in Northern California uncovered 47 specific positions, or loci, in the genome that are associated with variations in pressure inside the eye. The findings, which could help clarify how elevated eye pressure leads to glaucoma, were published on Dec. 13, [...]
Fri, Feb 02, 2018
Source: Kaiser Permanente