Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

May 23, 2015
Depression associated with 5-fold increased mortality risk in heart failure patients
Moderate to severe depression is associated with a 5-fold increased risk of all-cause mortality in patients with heart failure, according to research presented today at Heart Failure 2015.

New survey shows 36-percent increase in pediatric patients treated with proton therapy
Results from a new nationwide survey led by Scripps Proton Therapy Center indicate a steady increase in the number of pediatric patients who are being treated with proton radiation therapy for cancerous and non-cancerous tumors. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to