Moon's Cycle Tied to Heart Surgery Outcomes, Cardiovascular Institute at Rhode Island Study

Published: Jul 23, 2013

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Scheduled for heart surgery? A new study suggests you might fare better or worse depending on the moon's cycle at the time of the procedure.

Researchers found that patients who had a type of heart surgery called acute aortic dissection repair during a waning full moon were less likely to die and had shorter hospital stays than if the same operation happened at other points in the lunar cycle. Hey, check out all the research scientist jobs. Post your resume today!

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