What causes shortness of breath when lying down?


Table of contents Shortness of breath, or breathlessness, describes difficulty or discomfort when breathing. A person may feel tightness in the chest or feel as though they cannot…

CMS: TAVR Volume Requirements Not Going Away


Medicare's volume requirements for reimbursement of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) were finalized in an updated National Coverage Determination (NCD), announced Friday. Institutional…

Could processed foods explain why autism is on the rise?


For the first time, scientists have found a molecular connection between a common food preservative, neuronal disruption, and autism spectrum disorder. The findings suggest that there may be a link between…

Vagus nerve stimulation may reduce the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis


Electrostimulation of the vagus nerve may be key to reducing the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, according to findings that scientists presented at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology in Madrid, Spain.Electrostimulation…

Gambling addiction clinic first to target vulnerable young


Image copyright PAThe NHS is to open its first clinic for young gambling addicts. The National Problem Gambling Clinic will aim to offer support to…