February 2018

Emergency airway management with intubation has lowered risks of severe complications if apneic oxygenation by nasal cannula is applied. This technique has been shown to improve first-pass intubation successes and to reduce the occurrences of oxygen desaturation and the potentially harmful effects this causes. Click here to learn more. Study

Damage created by the beta-amyloid plaques characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease was demonstrated to be reversible. Testing showed restoration of cognitive function and improved memory and learning. Click here to learn more. Abstract.

Recent results have delivered giant steps forward in testing for early diagnosis of multiple types of cancer prior to symptoms.  Non-invasive testing for blood proteins and DNA profiling can pinpoint cancers that include several types that currently have no screening tests available. Click here to learn more.

With the use of perfusion imaging technology, thrombectomy optimizes outcomes and survival for stroke victims arriving for help up to 16 hours after stroke symptoms begin. Click here to learn more. Abstract.