The severe congenital heart defect occurs when the left side of the heart doesn't properly develop. That prevents the circulation of oxygenated blood throughout the body, and would have been a death sentence 35 years ago.
The report, produced by College Sports Solutions, was presented to the UAB Athletic Assessment Task Force on Friday and is scheduled to be released to the public on Monday. Watts has revealed that he will announce his decision about whether to reinstate football, rifle and bowling by June 1.
Patients with the Iforia ProMRI implantable cardiac device (ICD) system had no adverse outcomes related to the device and no significant changes to pacing or sensing parameters after undergoing a thoracic spine or cardiac MRI, according to a multicenter, nonrandomized trial.
The combination of two drugs — an investigational drug used in conjunction with an already FDA-approved medication — improved lung function in patients with one form of cystic fibrosis, according to two new studies.
The CDC is encouraging people at risk to be tested and for health care providers to educate patients about chronic viral hepatitis and testing, since millions of Americans have chronic hepatitis and most are unaware.