Tag: "may" at medical news
More evidence of cannabis-induced psychosis
...tural THC. The authors hypothesise that the effect may
have been because the THC had been ingested, rather than inhaled; digesting THC may
produce potent THC metabolites, which induce psychotic effects. Research into designing THC-based me...
Wolfowitz is the wrong choice for the World Bank
... enough to justify his appointment, he argues. "He may
well be skilled at managing a large organisation, but his is an inflammatory nomination to head the world's most influential multilateral development organisation, a post that requires acute political sensitivity and cultural awareness. His is a nomi...
Study shows promise in identifying kidney failure
...five percent needing dialysis, of which 80 percent may
die. Dr. Devarajan said that diagnosing kidney failure before it progresses will most likely result in a significant health care cost savings....
Study shows patch therapy may be as effective as oral medications
...systemic therapies being studied for OA pain which may
provide future options." OA affects more than 20 million Americans annually and generates more than seven million physician visits per year. If left untreated, chronic pain conditions such as OA can have significant physical, psychological and fin...
UMaine study looks at infants and chronic nighttime crying
...here it went to sleep, Hayes and Fukumizu suggest, may
be disorienting and contribute to night-time anxiety. The study also found that toddlers with frequent sleep-related night-time crying (SRNC) were more likely to have irregular bedtimes and to have non-parental day care than were those without sleep-...
Chronic pain treatments more effective when taken together, new study shows
... research finding for Canadians whose chronic pain may
be eased by this research. Dr. Gilron and his team are a shining example of CIHR-funded researchers taking research knowledge from the bench to the bedside." Although the research focused on two specific types of neuropathic pain diabetic neuropath...
It's winning, not losing, that triggers violence at sports events
...hat mattered. "These analyses suggest that assault may
not be the result of negative factors associated w...itive event (winning)," say the researchers. A win may
also boost levels of self confidence, assertiveness or patriotism, all of which might lead to violen...
First UK cases of previously rare disease reported in gay men
...ng, constipation and abdominal pain. The infection may
also be accompanied by fever and malaise. These can be treated with a three week course of antibiotics. But sometimes the primary ulcer goes unnoticed, and if left untreated, this can progress to chronic infection with the formation of skin pouches (...
Late developers may run higher risk of infection than sexually mature younger teens
Late developers may
be more susceptible to high risk sexually transmit... a sexually active 18 year old with late [periods] may
be more susceptible to multiple infections than a sexually active 15 year old with early [periods]."...
Public morally obliged to take part in scientific research, says leading ethicist
...nciple, justifiable, and in certain circumstances, may
be justified. And he suggests that a change to the Declaration of Helsinki, which sets out the ethical grounds for research, is warranted. Professor Harris points out that other activities in society, such as vaccination the wearing of seatbelts, a...
UCSF study offers insight into human circadian rhythms
...as well. "Evidence suggests that circadian rhythms may
have a fundamental role in numerous behaviors," sa...e produced by the gene modulates many proteins, we may
test for its impact on novelty seeking and learning and memory, too." "The discovery of the gene ope...
International breast cancer prevention study launches in the United States and Canada
...have already had breast cancer, suggesting that it may
also be able to prevent the disease in healthy women. Clinical studies have also shown that aromatase inhibitors are associated with fewer serious side effects than tamoxifen, the only other drug available to women for primary breast cancer prev...
U of M researcher says Viagra may cause permanent vision loss in some men
... body to constrict the arteries. This constriction may
cut off the blood flow to the optic nerve, especia...story of NAION in one eye be cautioned that Viagra may
increase the risk of NAION in the fellow eye. ...
HIV testing should be routine part of primary health care for sexually active
...e reluctant to tell their healthcare providers and may
not request HIV testing," says del Rio. "People i... testing on their own. Health care providers also may
not elicit accurate information about risk. Routine testing would decrease the stigma of requesting...
Geodon effective in psychiatric emergencies; Sharply reduces time in restraints
... General Hospital Psychiatry, also suggest that it may
be possible to reduce by as much as 40 percent the time severely agitated patients spend in restraints during psychiatric emergencies. Additionally, the researchers at Stony Brook University Hospital found that medication was as effective in treatin...
UW study shows blacks and Latinos are more satisfied with physicians of the same race
...ian (40 percent vs. 29 percent). "These findings may
point to new ways to address racial and ethnic dis... improving the ways patients can choose physicians may
be potent options for reducing disparities."...
Study finds that coordinating care of chronically ill patients does not increase liability
...ordinate the care of their patients by specialists may
actually have lower liability risk than primary ca...Instead of increasing liability, care coordination may
lower liability risks. "Every medical function carries some liability risk and care coordination is ...
March/April 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...ods, such as the increasingly popular Atkins diet, may
not be the best choice for everybody, according to...e authors suggest that simple dietary restrictions may
help to reduce the cancer risk associated with high transferrin saturation. They add that these find...
Physicians may not be accurate in their confidence levels of their diagnoses, says Pitt study
...ake them, and in significant numbers of cases they may
be overconfident--wrong when they believe they are... "An overconfident physician will not seek help or may
ignore help that is offered; someone underconfident may, in extreme cases, be talked out of what was...
Do minorities survive hospitalization better than others?
...status. Thus, higher rates of DNR orders in Whites may
create the appearance of a survival advantage for ...s, and unmeasured differences in use of DNR orders may
mask ethnic and sex disparities. In addition, odds of in-hospital mortality tended to be lower for w...
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