Tag: "considered" at medical news
Women successfully treated to prevent preterm labor at low risk for recurrent episode
...veral decades in the United States. Newborns are considered
to be full-term when delivered about 40 weeks after the first day of their mother's last menstrual period....
Brain synapse formation linked to proteins, Stanford study finds
... without the glia." In fact, that relationship was considered
so unlikely that the grant application was turned down six times because the work was considered
too risky. The research was eventually funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, whose interes...
Routine HIV screening should be expanded, study finds
... cost-effectiveness ratio below $50,000 is usually considered
cost-effective and the treatment would be considered
good value for the money. In these analyses, researchers not only include the potential medication, ...
Birth size and adult cancer risk
...e, "Both circulatory disease and cancer need to be considered
in determining the net effect of prenatal influences on adult morbidity and mortality."...
Parents have complex opinions about notification laws for minors' access to contraception
...urnals. "Since 2000, more than a dozen states have considered
repealing or modifying laws that allow minors to c...nsent to reproductive or other health care or have considered
restricting access to confidential care for minors," according to background information in the arti...
Alcohol: Global burden on health similar to tobacco and high blood pressure
...of alcohol control measures and the policy options considered
by most governments. In many places, the interests of the alcohol industry have effectively exercised a veto over policies, making sure that the main emphasis is on ineffective strategies such as education." He concludes: "There has been a growing co...
Government approach to cutting hospital stays may be misleading
...nt roles to undertake this new role should also be considered
because this might leave gaps in the delivery of other community based services....
New study finds kelp can reduce level of hormone related to breast cancer risk
... complex compounds, including polyphenols that are considered
antioxidants. Kelp supplements are available in health food stores since they are taken as a source of iodine by people with thyroid conditions. However, the researchers caution against a run on kelp because of these early results, particularly becau...
New treatment rivals chemotherapy for lymphoma, U-M study finds
...nced-stage follicular lymphoma a cancer generally considered
incurable who had not been previously treated wit...t common type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and is not considered
to be curable using these traditional treatments; even after patients initially have a response to t...
Two studies find evidence that sunlight may have beneficial influence on cancer
...es write. "However, before this association can be considered
causal we need further confirmatory data from other epidemiologic studies and, ideally, a better understanding of possible biologic mechanisms," including UV-induced systemic immune modulation and the photo-initiation of vitamin D production. In an e...
No magic pill for treating dementia symptoms
...nts. They said non-drug therapies should always be considered
first, and that some small studies have shown that music therapy, aromatherapy, pet therapy and caregiver education may be effective. "Larger, well-designed controlled trials of non-drug interventions are needed," said Sink, an assistant professor of...
New research could help physicians tailor asthma therapy in children
...welling of the airways. While both medications are considered
effective daily treatments for long-term care and prevention of exacerbations in patients of all ages with persistent asthma (those who have symptoms at least two days a week or two nights a month), the National Asthma Education and Prevention Progra...
Research guides medication choices for young Asthma patients
...ation and allergic reactions. Both medications are considered
effective, but inhaled steroids are currently the ...nd, known as FEV1. Improvement of 7.5% in FEV1 was considered
a clinically significant and positive response. At the end of the 16-week trial, 17% of the young pa...
COX-2 inhibitor increases the risk of heart attack in elderly adults with no history of heart attack
...evious history of heart attack--a group previously considered
low-risk. The study, sponsored by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and conducted by researchers at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) in Montreal, examined the relationship between the use of all nonsteroidal anti-inflammator...
Problems in the bedroom can indicate heart problems
... not just a quality of life issue, but needs to be considered
a significant public health concern associated wit...ecause of this strong association, ED is now being considered
an important barometer of a man's overall cardiovascular health and an early symptom of a more gener...
January/February Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...ndence. The authors assert that what is generally considered
nonhazardous alcohol consumption is frequently ass...lion are possibly attributable to drinking what is considered
a nonhazardous amount of alcohol. The authors assert that preventing these injuries could result in ...
Study says 43% of US adults at risk of heart disease are not utilizing aspirin therapy
...rt attack; of these respondents, one quarter (26%) considered
themselves to have little or no risk for having a ...to breast cancer (36%). Even though women overall considered
themselves slightly more knowledgeable than men about aspirin therapy (41% vs. 33%), only 54% of inc...
Vaccinating school children and high risk groups is best strategy for slowing flu transmission
...ause public health officials have until now mostly considered
the direct protective effects of vaccination, and school children are not considered
a high-risk group." The Emory researchers suggest it would be important to evaluate such a strategy...
Calcium boost to youths' bones could reduce osteoporosis risk
...ts that efforts to prevent osteoporosis, generally considered
a geriatric disease among women, could actually start before puberty. In the study at The Ohio State University Medical Center, which is the first clinical trial to track calcium's effects on bone density in girls age 8-13 for as long as seven years...
Cardiovascular risk factors in midlife strongly linked to risk of dementia
...hypertension, diabetes, and smoking have long been considered
and treated as risk factors for cardiovascular disease. A new study has concluded that these same cardiovascular (CV) risk factors in middle age may also increase significantly the risk of dementia in old age. The study of nearly 9,000 northern Calif...
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