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Rheumatoid arthritis patients have double the risk of heart failure

...tions may also suggest the potential presence of a common susceptibility for developing rheumatoid arthritis or cardiac heart failure, or a shared origination of these diseases." The study's researchers also noted little difference between rates of heart failure in men and women with rheumatoid arthritis. ...

Rheumatoid arthritis patients at higher risk for unrecognized heart disease and cardiac sudden death

...that rheumatoid arthritis and heart disease have a common origin. What we do know is that the cause cannot be explained by just one factor. It is multifactorial." To date, there also is no definitive information for rheumatoid arthritis patients about steps they can take to avoid heart disease, according t...

Alcohol: Global burden on health similar to tobacco and high blood pressure

...l a public health risks. In a globalising world of common markets and trade agreements, alcohol policy is thus no longer only a national or subnational matter. To reverse the trend, a new international agreement on alcohol control, along the lines of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control is needed."...

University of Washington joins new Autism Treatment Network to provide better medical services

...lp found the UW Autism Center. Autism is the most common developmental disability in the United States, affecting more youngsters than childhood leukemia, diabetes and cancer combined. It affects about one in 166 children according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Autism is a spectrum of...

Rat whisking may provide insight into debilitating eye disorder

...e human eyeblink reflex circuit appears to share a common anatomy and physiology with the neural circuit that controls rat whiskers," said Kleinfeld. "Actually, it isn't unusual to see the repetition of neural circuits with the same design principles in different systems." As with blinking in humans, rat w...

Third of European cancer patients use complementary and alternative therapies

...similar across most countries. Herbs were the most common treatment used in 13 of the 14 countries and the ...o stay, the EU needs to consider broader policies, common laws and rationalisation of available legislation," Dr Molassiotis concluded....

New treatment rivals chemotherapy for lymphoma, U-M study finds

...nfections. Follicular lymphoma is the second most common type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and is not consider...dose, and therapy is considered complete. The most common side effect is a temporary lowering of blood counts several weeks after the treatment. There is no h...

Suffering from fatigue, abdominal discomfort or bloody diarrhea?

...University of Michigan Health System. "Currently, common disease activity indices require an endoscopy ever...erative colitis, says Higgins. "Our data support a common clinical practice of following the self-reported symptoms of patients with ulcerative colitis, rathe...

Inflammatory cells highly promising target in NF 1

...exes and all races and ethnicities. It is the most common neurological disorder caused by a single gene. Som...constantly changing due to the genetic instability common to tumors. By using drugs that target the mast cells' ability to promote blood vessel growth, Clapp ...

More homeless mentally ill than expected according to UCSD study: Interventions urged

...lly ill who are homeless. "Homelessness is more common in patients with serious mental illness than I would have guessed," said the study's first author, David Folsom, M.D., co-director of the UCSD Combined Family Medicine-Psychiatry Residency Program and the assistant medical director of St. Vincent de ...

Phobic anxiety increases heart disease death risk among women

...nd phobic disorders in particular, tend to be more common in women," Albert said. "It's estimated that 5 percent of the population has anxiety disorders and as many as 15 percent will meet criteria for a phobic disorder. If the association we observed between phobic anxiety and sudden cardiac death in our...

Treatment for brain tumor does not always follow recommendations

An examination of how the most common type of primary brain tumor is treated found that ...iomas (brain tumors, grade III or IV) are the most common primary brain tumor, and their incidence is increasing over time, according to background informatio...

Clinicians report missing patient information is common

... that missing clinical information for patients is common and may adversely affect patients, according to a study in the February 2 issue of JAMA . Effectively managing clinical information (patient information such as demographics, medical history, medications, test results, and family structure) is an es...

Brain tumor treatment can vary greatly, according to new JAMA study

Primary malignant brain tumors are not very common about 9,000 patients diagnosed per year and are associated with a poor prognosis. Treatment of these patients varies greatly among academic and community centers and can be in conflict with accepted guidelines of care, according to a new study. Fin...

Sunlight reduces risk of lymph gland cancer

...eveloping this kind of cancer, especially the more common non-Hodgkin's form, but also the Hodgkin's type as well. However, a fresh study by research scientists at Karolinska Institutet and Uppsala University together with researchers from Denmark shows, on the contrary, that frequent exposure to ultraviole...

Infection in breast implants

...se reshaping and liposuction--it is the third most common cosmetic procedure in the USA. However, infection complicates 22.5% of breast implantations, and is the leading cause of illness following such surgery. The comprehensive review in The Lancet Infectious Diseases of infection of breast implants is par...

$10-million study explores men's role in transmitting HPV

... prevention, Giuilano says. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. It affects the skin in the genital area as well as the anal canal. Condoms do not protect against HPV and the infection can lead to genital warts. To date, there is no cure for HPV. HPV is passed...

New way to diagnose sciatica may point to a different cause

...he lower back has been widely accepted as the most common cause of sciatica a condition where the sciatic n... a six-year period. "Although sciatica is the most common condition treated by neurosurgeons, piriformis syndrome is not even mentioned in the majority of neu...

Privacy rule cuts research recruitment by more than half

...ifications that include harmonizing HIPAA with the common rule that determines other IRB activities, among others," she said. "We can only hope that the new Secretary for Health and Human Services will adopt these modifications."...

Drinking alcohol increases risk for cancer

...hol, including wine, increases the risk of several common cancers, even though many studies confirm a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease from alcohol intake. An article appearing in the Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis presents definite evidence of these findings amongst other papers as part of an...

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