Tag: "dip" at medical news
Physicians Slow To Adopt Newer Drugs For Atrial Fibrillation
...re themost frequently prescribed. The significant dip
in usage of sinus rhythm drugsin 1992-93 was probably due to a 1989 report of serious side effects from somesinus rhythm medications. New sinus rhythm medications with fewer side effects"class III drugs" have been introduced in recent years. Howeve...
PSA testing alone cannot fully explain drop in deaths from prostate cancer
... PSA screening,the natural assumption was that the dip
in deaths could be attributed to thetest. To test this hypothesis, Etzioni collaborated with researchers at the NationalCancer Institute to construct a computer model that would estimate the number ofdeaths prevented by PSA testing between 1988 and ...
Hard liquor, not beer or wine, may explain trends in cirrhosis mortality
... spirits consumption was soon followed by a marked dip
incirrhosis mortality but the 1946-47 drop was not. Measurement problemsassociated with wartime and immediate post-war consumer behavior, includinghoarding of scarce goods, make these tests suggestive rather than definitive,said Roizen. "Our results...
The impact of terrorist attacks on women: A report of findings from a national survey of American women
...-five percent are concerned that they will need to dip
into their savings. All women but particularly single moms, non-college educated and Latinas are now confronting the realities of everything from paying bills to affording health insurance and groceries. -Women and Health- The survey also reveal...
UT Southwestern, Children's Medical Center to test new rapid diagnostic equipment
... health-care worker to take a swab from a patient, dip
it in solution, place it in the instrument and walk away. This is bringing molecular diagnoses into the clinical laboratory." The new testing methods should allow children to leave the hospital sooner, or even avoid hospitalization altogether, Rogers...
New weapon may help flush stealth stashes of HIV in cells
...n HAART drugs long after their virus plasma levels dip
to undetectable levels simply because doctors know that hidden stores of virus hide within cells, looking for an opportunistic gateway to open and allow them to act up. If Peptide T one day conclusively flushes these hidden viral components out of th...
Sticks and stones will break your bones; so will a lack of calcium
... cheese 3. whole wheat crackers 4. raw veggies and dip
5. trail mix 6. low-fat pudding 7. peanut butter and crackers 8. half of English muffin topped with low-fat cheese 9. graham crackers 10. cereal For more snack tips and articles about healthy eating and exercise, log-on to http://www.mealsmatter.o...
Approach of holidays has no effect on time of death
...nce, one study claimed that there was a 19 percent dip
in deaths among prominent Americans in the month b...anniversaries of their ordination. Another found a dip
in deaths before and a rise after Christmas, but no such pattern around Easter. Other researchers cl...
Evidence indicates cancer patients unable to intentionally postpone death for significant events
...e article. Previous studies have noted an apparent dip
or peak death pattern associated with significant ... examine whether cancer deaths would demonstrate a dip
or peak phenomenon around three events with potential religious, secular, and personal importance to...