Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Samiha Khanna
Durham, North Carolina - Drug-resistant E. coli infections are on the rise in community hospitals, where more than half of U.S. patients receive their health care, according to a new study from Duke Medicine.
- Written by Julie Poppen
Boulder, Colorado - The mystery of why health outcomes deteriorate the longer Hispanic immigrants are in the U.S. cannot be blamed on America’s fast food culture alone.
- Written by IVN
Dallas, Texas - People should continue to jump in quickly to give CPR, using breaths if they’ve been trained in CPR and employing mobile technology to speed up the rescue of cardiac arrest victims, according to the American Heart Association’s 2015 Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).
- Written by NIH
Washington, DC - Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have shown that treating hypoglycemia, or low blood glucose, in newborns according to current recommendations is safe and appears to prevent brain damage.
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - Gene therapy preserved vision in a study involving dogs with naturally occurring, late-stage retinitis pigmentosa, according to research funded by the National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the National Institutes of Health. The findings contribute to the groundwork needed to move gene therapy forward into clinical trials for people with the blinding eye disorder, for which there is currently no cure.
- Written by Mayo Clinic
Imperial, California - Every day thousands of people take dietary supplements. Experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say some of those supplements are not as safe as you might think. A new CDC study published in The New England Journal of Medicine shows close to 23,000 people visit the Emergency Department (ED) every year because of dietary supplements. Many of these trips to the ED involve cardiac issues caused by weight loss products and stimulants.
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