Daily Archives: September 2, 2016

The blood is Newtonian in LDL deposition through artery walls

The formation of an atherosclerotic plaque causes various cardiovascular diseases, such as a heart attack. In this process, the Low-Density Lipoprotein (LDL) has a main role, since it infiltrates in the artery wall and promotes the process,

Top on patient safety list: Do not turn off that beep

Patients in intensive care units (ICUs) are constantly connected to beside monitors for close monitoring of physiologic functions. These monitors are equipped with alarms to notify the healthcare team of changes in the patient medical condition or

Stroke mimics: Why we need to consider changing the protocol for stroke treatment

Stroke-like symptoms are not always what they seem. Certain disorders can mimic stroke symptoms, leading to the misdiagnosis of ischemic stroke in up to 19% of patients. Mistaking these stroke mimics with an actual stroke can have disastrous

Irrigation of Mediterranean dry farmland impacts weed comunities

Ancha es Castilla (Wide is Castile), a popular saying that perfectly describes the vast landscapes of the land of Don Quixote. Castile, the central plateau of the Iberian Peninsula, is roughly a continuous succession of cereal fields,

Pericardial diseases – a brief review of the main syndromes

In the era of evidence-based medicine the extent of data from clinical trials and basic research is expanding constantly, and in order to assist a physician in clinical decision making, a set of recommendations in the particular