Tag: "deprived" at medical news
Are Deprived Areas A Greater Drain On Out Of Hours Workload?
...ment in Nottingham. The authors found that highly deprived
areas close to the A&E department generated high l...hat a disproportionate amount of activity falls on deprived
inner city practices, which should be supported in order that they are able to provide good quality ...
Cancer Patients From Deprived Areas of South East England Aren't Receiving Optimum Treatment
...ers found that people with these cancers living in deprived
areas in the Thames region, were more likely to be...und that patients with lung or breast cancers from deprived
areas were less likely to receive surgical treatment. For most cancers, the stage at which patient...
Discarded Treatment For Heart Attacks May Yet Prove To Be A Life-Saver
...and biochemistry to protectthe region of the heart deprived
of oxygen by a heart attack." The 407 people in the trial included 252 individuals treated with eithera clot-dissolving drug or a balloon-tipped catheter inserted into the vessels toopen clogged blood vessels. People who received GIK infusion...
Now Is Time To Design Brain-Saving Drugs Specifically For Children, UCSF Neurologist Says
...erinatal asphyxia, where a newborn is accidentally deprived
of oxygenand blood flow during birth. The scient...agnosis and care for babies whose brains have been deprived
of oxygen. Herresearch group also is working on an animal model for hypoxia-ischemia that willallow...
Laser heart treatment shown to be safe and effective at lowering pain associated with heart disease
...ain open to provide oxygen-richblood to previously deprived
areas with a corresponding decrease in painassociated with angina. The firing of the laser beams is synchronized to thepatient's heartbeat, allowing surgeons to create these channels without stoppingthe patient's heart. In the New England Journal of...
Suicide is higher among socially fragmented rather than deprived populations
...ective if aimed at socially fragmented rather than deprived
areas. They also suggest that research is needed to examine the underlying causes of social fragmentation, in order to assist those making social policy decisions relating to these issues....
Human brain has unsuspected oxygen reserve, challenging previous theories
...rance policy, explains Mintun. Even when partially deprived
of oxygen, it can still take care of itself. Armed with this new information, the team retested current mathematical models of cerebral blood flow. The models assume that, because the brain requires so much oxygen, oxygen from blood diffuses into bra...
Low income smokers support smuggling to maintain habit
...pp 203-207 Low income smokers living in socially deprived
areas view cigarette and tobacco smuggling as a po...okers, aged 25-40 years and living in two socially deprived
areas, about their smoking behaviour. They found that most smokers wanted to quit but perceived a la...
HIV/AIDS impact on education intensifies economic downfall
...ca died in the epidemic that 860,000 children were deprived
of an education. In his paper, Arndt cautions that though "economics is about the welfare of people the science of economics is poorly prepared to appropriately measure welfare in the context of a pandemic that reduces life expectancy by 15 years in...
Radical solutions needed to address health inequalities
...in a shift in resources towards areas serving less deprived
populations' explains Dr Sheena Asthana co author ...ion. 'Targeting more hospital services at the most deprived
areas may not be the best way to address health inequalities' explains Dr Asthana. 'In addition to e...
Early breast cancer tends to be more aggressive in women from deprived backgrounds
Women from deprived
backgrounds who develop early breast cancer tend t...diate and deprived. She found that patients from deprived
backgrounds were significantly more likely to have higher grade tumours (grade three); she identifie...
Low socioeconomic status may influence quality of breast cancer treatment
...cus would rightfully bring other socioeconomically deprived
populations that include whites, Hispanics, Native Americans, and Asians into the discussion....
Hunger hormone may be key in weight loss
...t. "We think ghrelin cells go to sleep when theyre deprived
of contact with ingested nutrients," he said. To test the theory, the researchers analyzed blood samples from 13 obese patients before and after a six-month low-fat, low-calorie diet, and from five patients who had undergone gastric-bypass surgery wi...
Experts recommend increased funding, focus on resuscitation science
...ediate and result when all of the bodys organs are deprived
of oxygen. The PULSE report states that better methods are needed to lower the risk of injury and promptly restore cardiopulmonary (heart-lung) and cerebral (brain) function. The intent is to minimize tissue injury and maximize tissue and organ rep...
Landmark study demonstrates potential for nerve regeneration treatment of stroke
... year in the U.S. Stroke occurs when the brain is deprived
of its blood supply either by a blood clot blocking a blood vessel (ischemic stroke) or a blood vessel rupturing in the brain, leaking blood and damaging tissue (hemorrhagic stroke). The third leading cause of death in the U.S. after heart disease a...
Children in deprived areas three times more likely to be hit by a car
Children in the ten per cent most deprived
wards in England are more than three times as like...rian casualties as those in the ten per cent least deprived
wards, according to new research published by the Institute for Public Policy Research (ippr) and Im...
Epilepsy linked to social deprivation
...y found that the incidence of epilepsy in the most deprived
fifth of the study population was 2.3 times that in the least deprived
fifth. This suggests that socioeconomic deprivation is an important risk factor for the development ...
Screening children for speech problems is ineffective
...h and language problems in preschool children in a deprived
inner city area of London. They randomly assigned ...e results apply most directly to children in other deprived
areas, they suggest that using formal screening or a parent led approach to identify children with s...
Drug combination opens clogged arteries faster, keeps them open longer
...er the mountain peaks, the more the heart is being deprived
of oxygen-rich blood, indicating blockages. To get an idea of how the heart is responding, the researchers calculate the area under the mountain. As vessels open up and the heart receives blood, the mountains get smaller and the area under them decre...
Nutrition advice makes heart-healthy diet more satisfying
...he counseled group also said that they didn't feel deprived
of their enjoyment of food, inconvenienced while shopping or preparing food or restricted from eating out on their new diet plan. The study results are published in the December issue of the journal Annals of Behavioral Medicine. In the study, half ...
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