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A major international trial has found that high-risk patients with unstable heart disease can be treated well with medications along rather than invasive procedures such as stents and bypass surgeries. Researchers estimated that this could help save millions of dollars if asymptomatic patients forgo invasive procedures.
Recently, Aaron Carter has revealed how he got into the habit of taking opioids, stating that it all started when his doctor prescribed him the pills for a broken jaw that he suffered after getting into a fight. However, he mentioned that he has stopped taking opioids.
Nicola Mendelsohn, the vice-president of Facebook, has launched a new charity to fund research for finding new treatments and cures for a type of blood cancer called follicular lymphoma. She was diagnosed with follicular lymphoma in 2016. She revealed that her cancer was in remission in December 2018.
Venus Williams has recently talked about the importance of self-care and staying positive and confident. The Chief Brand Officer of Asutra has also stressed the importance of being true to yourself. Asutra offers self-care products that replenish your mind, body and soul.
A 17-year-old male patient has successfully undergone a double-lung transplant after he was found to have damaged lungs due to vaping. He was operated at Henry Ford Hospital on October 15. Before the surgery, he was on life support for a month. The doctors said he would have died if the surgery was not performed.