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Practical guidance for treatment of heart failure is launched

...The guidance is based on a three-step process. It begins with the assumption that a diagnosis of heart failure has been made and diuretic treatment has been initiated. The first step is to confirm the presence of left ventricular systolic dysfunction. The second step entails starting first-line therapy, ...

News tips from the care and outcomes meeting

...te: Stories are embargoed until the poster session begins at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30. For more information call Bridgette McNeill at 214-706-1135 or Carole Bullock at 214-706-1279: P15 Less educated African-Americans likely to drop out of weight loss programs. Drop-out rates in obesity treatment program...

Four researchers awarded Dutch Nobel Prize

...s the child grows up that the parental environment begins to play a modest role in these problems. One interesting discovery made by Professor Boomsma is that the genetic influences on variation in the number of cigarettes smoked was just as great as for the variation in cholesterol levels. Discovery of...

A few drinks a day do no harm to the alcoholic heart

...heart. Yet, once that level is crossed, trouble begins to appear." He believes that this study is the first to demonstrate a threshold phenomenon for alcohol and heart damage. Dr. Rubin speculates that other organs may have similar alcohol damage thresholds, but they would be difficult to measure. "We ha...

Mayo Clinic study finds radioactive drug samarium hopeful new treatment for osteosarcoma

...g the average age. The samarium treatment process begins with the collection of stem cells from the patients blood. These cells are frozen and stored and then infused back into the patient two weeks after the samarium treatment is given. Patients are hospitalized an average of two days during the entire tr...

Duke researchers identify age at onset genes for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease

...nerally considered the time at which an individual begins to suffer short-term memory loss or disorientation in a manner serious enough to interfere with daily activities. The average age at onset for individuals in the study with Alzheimer's disease was 72.8 years old and 60.1 years old for Parkinson's dis...

Mayo Clinic study examines frequency of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD)

...l District #535. AD/HD is a chronic disorder that begins in childhood and sometimes lasts into adult life. In general, children and adults with AD/HD have a difficult time paying attention and concentrating (inattention), sitting still (hyperactivity) and controlling impulsive behavior (impulsivity). These...

Study finds drops work as well as patch for 'lazy eye'

...ightedness, between thetwo eyes. Amblyopia usually begins in infancy or childhood. It isestimated that as many as three percent of children in the U.S. have somedegree of vision impairment due to amblyopia. Treatment for amblyopia is most effective when started in young childrenless than seven years old. Re...

Eye drops to treat childhood eye disorder work as well as patching the eye

...ghtedness, between the two eyes. Amblyopia usually begins in infancy or childhood. It is estimated that as many as three percent of children in the U.S. have some degree of vision impairment due to amblyopia. Treatment for amblyopia is most effective when started in young children less than seven years old....

Cedars-Sinai researchers to present findings at Amerian College of Cardiology Scientific Meeting

...um on Complementary and Alternative Therapies that begins at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 19. In two other Tuesday sessions, she will present information on improving preventive cardiology and treating complex lipid disorders. HEART DISEASE IN WOMEN She will also co-chair a symposium on heart disease in wome...

Majority of parents schedule child's first dental visit two years too late

...p of the study. "We believe that good oral health begins with informed parents. By understanding parental attitudes, Oral-B can contribute both to the success of pediatric dental professionals in treating children and to the development of oral care products that meet a childs needs. A total of 1,000 hou...

Hormone therapy may be most protective in women with healthiest blood vessels

...gen supplements as their production of the hormone begins to wane. The results may bring a new factor into the equation of whether or not women should take estrogen for the prevention of heart disease the timing of therapy may determine its effectiveness. For years, doctors routinely prescribed hormone rep...

UCSD team reviews pituitary gland development, from a common primordium to distinct cell types

... process. Eventually, the developing gland itself begins secreting some of these molecules, which help to establish its identity and facilitate growth. During this time, expression of certain transcription factors, that function as molecular switches turning genes on and off, must be activated or represse...

Arsenic in well water related to atherosclerosis

... a unique form of peripheral vascular disease that begins with coldness or numbness in the lower extremities and progresses to blockages of the small blood vessels that nourish the feet, dry gangrene and spontaneous amputation of extremities.Subjects in the study were recruited from earlier investigations b...

Implantable defibrillators cost-effective for preventing sudden death

...fibrillation (irregular, chaotic heart rhythm that begins in the hearts lower chambers). It was also a better choice for people with ventricular tachycardia (an often serious rapid rhythm originating in the lower chambers) and ejection fractions of 40 percent or less. Ejection fraction is a measure of the...

Mild kidney disease doubles risk of death after angioplasty or bypass

...causes. We know the risk of cardiovascular disease begins well before ESRD, during the period of CKD, she says. Mild CKD can have few symptomssometimes showing up only as blood tests for kidney function that fall out of the usual range. The condition is expected to become more common due to increasing rat...

MMP enzymes play key role in stability and breakdown of atherosclerotic plaques

...to myocardial infarction (heart attack) and stroke begins with weakening of the arterial tissue, followed by destabilization of atherosclerotic plaques, which contain cholesterol and lipids that build up during the life of an artery. When these plaques become unstable and rupture, thrombosis (clotting), re...

Young adults dont heed warning message of heart attack or stroke in family

...hors note, given that cardiovascular disease often begins early in life and is the leading cause of death and disability in the United States. Researchers led by Kevin E. Kip, Ph.D., from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, followed almost 4,000 young adults enrolled in a large-sc...

Triggers for sudden cardiac death differ by gender

... study may mean that the mechanism of sudden death begins on a different biological pathway for men than for women. Physical exertion may cause an increased level adrenaline for men, while emotional stress may cause the same rise in women, says Ratliff. Adrenaline is a stress hormone that can cause rapid ...

Mastiffs could aid treatment of retinitis pigmentosa

...h, whereas in another form of RP, the loss of rods begins later in life and is more gradual. This is puzzling to researchers, but also gives them hope of finding a treatment that at least will slow the course of the disease. Not only does the mastiff PRA -- one of several forms of PRA seen in various dog ...

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(Date:4/14/2014)... orphaned by HIV/AIDS in South Africa may provide insight ... behavior issues in other areas of the world, which ... that could lead to successful interventions. , A ... United Nations mentions that due to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, ... African, children are at an increased risk for mental ...
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(Date:4/14/2014)... Lower weight babies and babies who aren,t breastfed ... risk of developing chronic inflammation and related health ... study. , "There were good reasons to hypothesize ... inflammation in adulthood," says Thomas McDade (Northwestern University), ... in the Child & Brain Development program. "It ...
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