Tag: "feel" at medical news
Bullying among sixth graders a daily occurrence, UCLA study finds
... environment, witnessing bullying often makes them feel
bad. Even incidents that adults may not consider s...l students who are bullied in school are likely to feel
depressed, lonely and miserable, which in turn makes them more vulnerable to further bullying incide...
Oral bacteria may predict pregnancy outcomes
...ent preterm birth or low birth weight. Researchers feel
it remains important to promote good oral hygiene during routine prenatal visits, but caution that more studies need to be conducted to further our understanding about the effects of periodontal treatment on preterm birth....
New studies suggest airborne SARS transmission is possible
...pread of the disease in the outbreak, and hence we feel
that the evidence is quite strong." An editorial accompanying the Toronto study, by Tommy Tong, MBBS, of Princess Margaret Hospital in Hong Kong, emphasized the scientific significance of discovering SARS coronavirus in the air in a patient's room. "...
ESC releases the first European Guidelines on Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI)
...nosis and treatment, if applicable. A patient may feel
fine after thrombolysis, but there is significant ...r one rule, worldwide, is: as soon as the patients feel
chest pain, like a heart attack (especially those patients who have previously had a heart attack), ...
New self-help technology set to combat eating disorders
...e as seeing a specialist practitioner. Many people feel
really ashamed of the symptoms of bulimia such as bingeing and vomiting or purging of food. Some may actually prefer to use a CD-ROM rather than see a practitioner as a result. The computer-guided self-help treatment program for Bulimia has real pote...
The European Society of Cardiology launches Women at Heart
...ersonally satisfying for me because, as a woman, I feel
a moral obligation to advocate for the cause of women. It is important that we ensure that cardiovascular diseases in women are better understood and that the prevention of risk factors is actively promoted among female patients. This isn't 'women'...
Employees with diabetes are not more tired
... find it inconvenient to perform these activities, feel
healthier. The burdensomeness experienced is in part determined by how competent an individual feels about carrying out these tasks. Weijman discovered that tired employees with diabetes also have a different outlook on their disease and their work ...
GlaxoSmithKline receives unanimous favorable recommendation by FDA Advisory Committee for Boostrix
...ality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel
better and live longer. GlaxoSmithKline Forward-Looking Statements Under the safe harbor provisions of the US Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, the company cautions investors that any forward-looking statements or projections made b...
Finances, not having a dentist are primary barriers to seniors receiving needed dental care
...elp dentists identify barriers seniors face and to feel
comfortable discussing them with their patients. "For seniors who do not have a dentist, Offices for the Aging staff may assess access to dental care needs. In fact, we are expecting to start another project in the summer, training Offices for th...
Failure to count Iraqi casualties is irresponsible, say experts
...ign Office spokesman told the BMJ: "We continue to feel
that the Iraqi Ministry of Health figures are the best available in an uncertain situation, being based on an actual head count instead of extrapolation. In the current security climate, more accurate research is not feasible." Professor Klim McPhers...
Pet scanning better for heart disease diagnosis, management
...o be used in some patients," said Merhige, "but we feel
that many are done unnecessarily when medical management could be an alternative. "The problem is that significant lifestyle changes -- very low-fat diet, exercise, cholesterol-lowering drugs and stress management -- are essential for successful med...
Even mild depression increases long-term mortality in heart failure
...example, one such graded question set is: "I don't feel
disappointed in myself 0;" "I am disappointed in myself 1;" I am disgusted with myself 2;" or "I hate myself 3." "As you can see, it would not be difficult to get a score of eight or greater, pointing out how important it is to identify patients ...
Implanted devices detect high-risk heart failure patients
...patients, many times their perceptions of how they feel
do not match with their actual clinical status, which can make it difficult for cardiologists to get a true idea of how the disease is progressing," said Gilliam, chief of electrophsysiology at Duke. "This study shows that changes in heart rate varia...
Common schizophrenia symptoms often overlooked by physicians, according to expert panel
...Among those taking antipsychotics, most (74%) also feel
their current medication falls short in controlling depression while 49% of all respondents said their doctors place "a great deal" of importance on depression when making treatment decisions. Yet patients report that it is as important to contro...
Heart surgeons publish death rates
...elow the national average for both operations. "We feel
that it is essential to stratify surgeon outcomes by risk to be fair to surgeons and prevent them from taking on only the easiest and least severe cases," say the authors. "The public is now able to see the outcomes of individual surgeons and can be ...
Immersion in virtual world alleviates pain from injury
...irtual world of monsters and aliens helps children feel
less pain during the treatment of severe injuries ...ch allows the player to interact with the game and feel
a part of its almost dreamlike world. "Owing to its ability to allow the user to immerse and interac...
US cancer researchers launch first American-Israeli cancer conference
...r years, according to the conference planners. "We feel
that over the past few years, Israel --- pound-for-pound a relative research powerhouse --- has been shortchanged by the lack of convention visitors," said Joseph D. Rosenblatt, M.D., associate director of clinical and translational research at the U...
New imaging technologies can enhance orthopaedic outcomes
...effect. It's not surprising because people want to feel
better, especially when orthopedic problems are hi...ter. "With time and after treatment, patients may feel
better, but sometimes the underlying biology for that patient's problem tells a very different story...
Infectious microorganism linked to kidney stones and other diseases
... research and support to solve this puzzle, but we feel
that we are close," adds Ciftcioglu. NB was discovered in the 1990s and has been found in the calcium phosphate centers of kidney stones. This novel agent has also been detected in related conditions, including Alzheimer's disease, heart disease, pr...
UCLA study shows that people drink less alcohol as they age
...other reason is people cut down because they don't feel
as good when they drink, or are told by their doct... and more accustomed to better healthcare, so they feel
safer in drinking more as they age. "I think people in general are healthier than they used to be," ...
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