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ESC releases the first European Guidelines on Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI)

...ure between the USA and Europe, the ESC Guidelines differ from those of the USA (issued by the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association)(2) when addressing issues of time and distance to catheter laboratories. The European Guidelines are based on the likelihood that most patients can r...

The European Society of Cardiology launches Women at Heart

...ce women's symptoms and disease progression trends differ from men's, primary care physicians and cardiologi...ation, progression and outcomes of CVD in women do differ from those in men. As a result, it is important that medical professionals are equally trained in r...

GlaxoSmithKline receives unanimous favorable recommendation by FDA Advisory Committee for Boostrix

...and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. Factors that may affect the Group's operations are described under 'Risk Factors' in the Operating and Financial Review and Prospects in the company's Annual Report on Form 20-F for 2004....

Malt liquor beers, and the people who drink them, are different

...easuring MLB consumption is difficult because MLBs differ from other beer beverages in two important aspects...lore if alcohol drinking patterns and consequences differ for MLB consumers. They will also continue to analyze data from this study, investigating gender di...

English-speaking Hispanic youth more likely to have sex early

...culture. "Although Spanish-speaking Hispanic youth differ from English-speaking Hispanic youth on most of the variables in our modelthe multivariate analysis allows us to consider the effect of the ethnicity and language beyond the impact of those other predictors," the authors state. "We find that accultur...

Common schizophrenia symptoms often overlooked by physicians, according to expert panel

...r antipsychotics, but even atypical antipsychotics differ in their ability to treat these symptoms. In a la...ive symptoms. Not only do atypical antipsychotics differ in their ability to improve cognition, they have different side effect profiles. Weight gain in par...

Three out of the four million newborn babies who die each year could be saved

...of the health system, and the obstacles faced, all differ markedly between and within countries as do support from policymakers and the availability of resources. A shortage of skilled staff is the biggest problem facing the scaling up of clinical care in high mortality settings. Many countries train insuff...

Columbia study finds hemophilia therapy dramatically improves outcomes for bleeding stroke

...ling thromboembolic serious adverse events did not differ between the rFVIIa (2%) and the placebo (2%) groups. However, arterial thromboembolic serious adverse events occurred statistically significantly more frequently with rFVIIa treatment (5%) than with placebo (0%), manifesting in the form of myocardia...

How often should women get mammograms?

...r as long as they are in good health." But payors differ in their coverage for the tests: in Great Britain, said Zelen, the National Health System pays for mammograms only at three-year intervals and doesn't cover any screening whatsoever for women younger than 50, when the incidence of breast cancer is lo...

Mayo Clinic study finds obese kidney donors face few increased risks

... that short-term outcomes for obese donors did not differ significantly from outcomes experienced by donors of normal weight. Additional follow-up is definitely needed to see if there are long-term differences, but these initial findings are encouraging." As the largest living donor organ transplant program...

Nonhuman primate males more susceptible to age-related cognitive decline than females

...aging studies to examine whether males and females differ in age-related reduction of specific brain regions involved in spatial memory....

News briefs from the journal CHEST, February 2005

...s suggest that BHR is influenced by mediators that differ from those of asthma and wheezing. The study appears in the February issue of CHEST, the peer-reviewed journal of the American College of Chest Physicians. Cigarette Smoking and Reduced Lung Function Increases Systemic Inflammation Low-grade syst...

Balancing care decisions for gravely ill patients

...17 percent), their survival one year later did not differ much from those without documentation of unrealistic expectations (11 percent versus 6 percent). Nearly all survivors were severely disabled at discharge and at one year. "Perhaps the best way to avoid vast expenditures of resources on patients very ...

Early surgical treatment not always necessary for patients with brain haemorrhage

...ment. Survival during the first six months did not differ between the two groups. The authors conclude that early surgery is no better than initial conservative treatment for patients with brain haemorrhage. Only patients with blood clots of 1cm or less from the brain surface had a better outcome from earl...

Generation gap found in chronic pain

...s and ethnicities, and that the impact of pain may differ even within racial and ethnic groups." Green recently was named an inaugural Mayday Pain and Society fellow by the Mayday Pain Project. The new study examined detailed data from 5,823 black and white adults treated at the U-M Multidisciplinary Pain C...

Living in a disadvantaged neighborhood may increase HIV risk

... Management, explained that HIV rates are known to differ by geographic location and that disadvantaged urban areas tend to have high rates of HIV. He said, "Past studies have shown a consistent relationship between socioeconomic status and health, but the ways in which neighborhood characteristics impact h...

Steroids increase death risk from traumatic head injury

...of inflammation, from joint injury to asthma. They differ from anabolic steroids, the sex hormones like androgen, which are typically used to increase muscle mass and improve athletic performance. Corticosteroids are "widely used in medicine to treat inflammation," Alderson explains. "It is thought that som...

Study shows strengths, gaps in quality of care for kids in California's public mental health clinics

...ng in foster care. The quality of care did not differ for children of color, girls, or children served in poorer or more rural counties, even when statistically considering the child's clinical severity and high rate of psychosocial risk factors. Psychosocial treatments were recommended for 93 percent o...

Most adverse events in hospitalized children are preventable

...stems that lead to adverse events for children may differ significantly from those for adults," Woods said. She further recommended that research to reduce adverse events in hospitalized children should focus on adolescent hospitalized patients, birth-related medical care and diagnostics in pediatrics. W...

Study investigates value of 'center of excellence' designation

...year survival rates for all six procedures did not differ significantly between NCI-designated cancer centers and control cancer centers for any of the procedures. The authors conclude, "Our study suggests that NCI cancer center designation should be weighted less heavily than other factors in deciding wher...

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