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Circumcisions In Doctors' Offices As Safe As Those In Hospitals
...rocedure," Jayanthi said, adding
that some babies cried duringthe entire office procedure. However, these complaintscould have been due to being restrained on the circumcision restraining board. ...
Heart Experts Call For Action Against Missed Opportunities To Prevent Heart Disease In Women
...ac events such as a heart attack," explains Mosca, adding
that research hasnot yet shown conclusively that HRT lowers the risk of heart disease. "Thetypical woman who takes HRT has a healthy lifestyle, which may confound theclinical trial results and make them uncertain." The panel also noted that c...
New Type Of Artificial Surfactant Shows Promise In Treating Lung Disease
Medical researchers have found that adding
a simple molecular chain to astandard medication f... our studies we overcame the absence of protein by adding
the polymer,"Taeusch said. The new research on artificial surfactant is an extension of breakthroug...
Women May React To General Anesthesia Differently Than Men
...esthetics to patients, but we now need to consider adding
a patient's sex intothe equation," added the other Duke co-author, anesthesiologist Dr. Peter Glass. Currently, doses are based on body size, which means that women aretypically given less anesthesia than men, although drug levels are oftenad...
New Strategy May Succeed At Extending The Life Of Transplanted Kidneys
...ral), a widely used drug to prevent rejection, and adding
a new anti-rejection drugmycophenolate mofetil (CellCept). The findings will be presented at the AmericanSociety of Transplantation meeting in Chicago on May 16. Although both drugs prevent the body's rejection of the new kidney bysuppressing the pat...
Intestine Transplant Results Reported At American Society Of Transplantation Meeting
...urvived nearly nine years. In the last year, since adding
the drug daclizumab to the anti-rejection drugregimen, surgeons have been able to achieve a 92 percent one-year survival,reported Dr. Abu-Elmagd. The results are based on 14 patients. Overall, those who had the best results were children with microv...
'Energy Density' -- Not Fat -- Is Key To Feeling Full While Managing Weight
...en. For example, you couldreduce energy density by adding
more water to turn a casserole into soup, or addle...u reduce theamount of calories and fat in meals by adding
more water and fiber - and eatlarger portions. The research program was supported by grants ...
UI Researchers Identify Possible Reason For Rare, Accelerated Aging Condition
...is about balance." In somecases, such as progeria, adding
antioxidant enzymes restores the balance,allowing the cell to live. In other cases, such as cancer, adding
the enzymesdisrupts the balance, causing the cells to die. "You use the same reagents, just in diffe...
Success of plasma centers could hurt Red Cross, study finds
...y, you need to have healthydonors," Anderson says, adding
that this is one reason for-profit plasmacollection agencies began to target more affluent sectors of the population,including college students. However, Anderson's latest study, conducted at Ohio University, foundthat paid student donors do ...
Sound of silence: "Quiet Curtains" combine audio privacy and aesthetics for
nursing homes, hospitals, hotels and offices
...ced noise by about 7 decibels (dB).What's more, by adding
a floor extension and valance, noise droppedapprox...nurses -- without letting noisein. This is done by adding
a transparent noise shielding sheet, such asPlexiglas or glass, and cutting away a portion of the ex...
Collective action for doctors
...ed. For instance, if an HMO added patients without adding
doctorsto see those patients, office visit time would have to decrease or doctors wouldhave to work longer hours; collective action to negotiate a limit on patientsper doctor would increase access to care and therefore be acceptable, she says. "Of co...
New, less invasive repair of major artery defect
...neurysm exclusion in 90% of patients, Marstonsays, adding
that clinical reports from Europe of similar repairs have notedacceptable success for longer periods of time. At UNC, a multi-specialty center has been developed to offerendovascular techniques combining the skills of surgical and interventio...
Dieters need intensive support during holidays
... stopped losingweight, but they were able to avoid adding
any. By the study's end, theintervention group had lost an average of two pounds. The key to the intervention group's holiday success was its greater consistencyin maintaining written records....
Heart failure deaths reduced by 30 percent
...by the New England Journal of Medicine---showsthat adding
an established medication to standard treatment re...art Association. The study looked at the effect of adding
Aldactone (spironolactone), a drug thathas been used for decades to treat a variety of conditions (s...
Chill out: it does the heart good
... heart disease, Blumenthal iscareful to point out, adding
it is still too early to tell if high levels ofemotional responsivity have negative effects on people without heart disease. However, he said that even in healthy people, high emotional responsivity doescause a physiological reaction - elevated blood...
Whole-organ pancreas transplants and partial liver transplant programs arepriorities for renowned transplant surgeon at Cedars-Sinai
...s proven credentials, impeccable skills, and he is adding
a newdimension to a very strong program." A native Canadian, Dr. Shackleton served on the faculty of the Department ofSurgery at the University of British Columbia from 1988 to 1993. He establisheda provincial organ retrieval team, directed British C...
Light alcohol use may protect against sudden cardiac death
...ncreasedbreast cancer risk in women," Albert says, adding
"this study was done only inmen, so we can't be sure if our results would apply to women as well. "Other studies have shown that the risk of sudden cardiac death increases withheavy alcohol consumption," she says. "Our study found the risk began toi...
Heart failure deaths reduced by 30 percent with new drug regimen
... in the New England Journal ofMedicine shows that adding
an established medication to standard treatmentreg...art Association. The study looked at the effect of adding
Aldactone ® (spironolactone), a drug that has been used for decades to treat a variety of condit...
Estrogen may play role in prevention of cataracts
...n. Lens cells have receptors for estrogen, adding
further evidence toepidemiological research showing that estrogen may play a role in preventingcataracts in aging women. The new work was published in the August 3 issue ofProceedings of the National Academy of Science. Robert M. Bigsby, Ph.D.,asso...
Depression, anxiety and stress can hinder diabetic's ability to control blood sugar
...sion. The scientists plan to study thebenefits of adding
CBT or anti-depressants to biofeedback and relaxation therapyin diabetes treatment. The research was supported by a grant from the Office of Alternative Medicine,National Institutes of Health....
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