Tag: "forced" at medical news
Some Good News In Treating Infection Common To HIV Patients
...e of prednisone. The remaining study patients were forced
to discontinue the program because of allergic reactions, none of which were life-threatening. Kazanjian, who is director of the HIV/AIDS Program at U-M, says previous attempts to desensitize HIV patients have reported similar efficacies, but this s...
Cattle: Latest Weapon In The War On Cancer?
...ve that by increasing these factors, the cancer is forced
to expendmore energy in trying to get through the extra-cellular matrix, making itfar more difficult for it to spread, or metastatise." The factors go by the family name of glycosaminoglycans æ or GAGsfor short. Dr Harper and researcher Xiaoy...
Children Of The Great Depression By Glen H. Elder, Jr.
...athers' loss of status andauthority, some mothers' forced
assumption of domestic dominance; some childrenwere thrust into early employment or household responsibility, and somedeveloped mixed or negative images of their beleaguered parents. Yet theymanaged well on the whole, not least because in life as in ...
Member Of The "Coasters" Making A Real-Life Comeback After Experiencing An
Aneurysm Two Years Ago
...ehabilitation unit, his first overnight visit home forced
the family torecognize the level of effort that would lie ahead. "He could not turn on thetelevision or figure out the phone or use utensils at dinner," says his wife,Marianne. "There was nothing in the house he could do. Whether or not heremembers i...
More Cystic Fibrosis Patients Will Die Waiting For Lung Transplants, Predicts University Of Pittsburgh Study
... that CF patients,like others on the list, are not forced
to wait beyond a period that they can beexpected to survive. There is no way to justify waiting times that vary fromfour weeks to three years, as has been recently reported," said Dr. Keenan. The guidelines adopted last year have been incorporated i...
Livers From Children Are Going To Adults, University Of Pittsburgh Review Of National Data Reveals
... livers available for children, surgeons have been forced
tolook at alternative options, such as those involving transplanting a piece of aliver. These types of procedures have increased dramatically, with adults -- aseither living or cadaveric donors -- the primary source of these liver segments. But such...
Study examines faith healing in a cell phone age
... New Mexico, following a defeat by Kit Carson that forced
themfrom their homeland. The Long Walk, and later the massive decimation of Navajo livestock by the federal government inthe 1930s, remain traumatic events in Navajo history. The religious forms of healing practiced by the Navajo reach deep into the ...
New book explores timely social issues of family relationships & raising of
...n who aredenied the medical treatment they need or forced
to endure medically futiletreatment against their will because of their parent's religious commitments. Lastly, "Fear of God: Religious Education of Children and the SocialGood" by Julia J. Bartkowiak deals with a different set of tensions b...
Penn study shows that head trauma produces Alzheimer's-like neurodegeneration
...ents.In the experiment, injury was produced from a forced
and very rapidacceleration/deceleration of the animal's head without impact -- a type ofnon-impact injury that occurs quite often in car crashes. "We were able to showthat such injury is enough to cause microscopic damage throughout the brainthat, i...
Genetic engineering changes the behavioral and hormonal response to stress
...m their similarly treated wild-typecontrols in the forced
swimming test, that is a widely used test in thedevelopment of antidepressant drugs. In addition, the susceptibility tostress-induced elevations in plasma corticosterone levels was associated withthe adrenoceptor mutations. The altered adrenoceptor e...
Results of NUVANCE phase I/II asthma trial presented
...e 12 week treatment period with minimal decline in forced
expiratory volume (FEV1), a mean of -2.2%, compared to a greater decline in FEV1 in the placebo group, a mean of -13.2%. FEV1 is a standard measurement of lung function that measures how much air a person can expel in one second. It is a clinical m...
Study shows women more likely to have severe arthritis, less likely to undergo surgery
...orking age with arthritis-related disabilities are forced
to leave the labour force because of their condition. The ratio for women compared to men with osteoarthritis is two to one; for rheumatoid arthritis the ratio is five to two. This study was funded by the Medical Research Council of Canada, the A...
Passive smoking at work increases rate of sick leave among employees
to breathe in their colleagues' cigarette smoke ar...ironments throughout the world where employees are forced
to passively smoke, to say nothing of the public places, say the authors. Workplace smoking should b...
Dating violence affects both victims and perpetrators
...ch has addressed the impact of dating violence and forced
sex victimization and perpetration on adolescent w...n study participants reported they were victims of forced
sex, and 5 percent reported they forced
sex on another. Since violence levels appeared to remain c...
O.R. model could reduce high death rate among kidney dialysis patients by up to 20%
...ently, explains Prof. Zenios, physicians are often forced
to determine dosages based on experience and patient history. The model also helps a center cope with two constraints: the limited number of dialysis units in a facility, which forces it to curtail patient time on a kidney dialysis machine or turn aw...
Early treatment of blinding eye disease in infants can prevent severe vision loss
...severe vision loss from ROP, ophthalmologists were forced
previously to defer treatment until it was clearly indicated. Unfortunately, as it turns out, delaying therapy can leave infants who might benefit more from early treatment with poor visual outcomes. The Early Treatment for Retinopathy of Prematur...
Lack of prescription drug benefits seriously affects minority seniors, as well as those with low income, SFVAMC study says
...e study will emphasize the sheer numbers of people forced
to make these difficult financial choices. "The point is, no one should be forced
to make these choices," he said. The study did not measure the effect of skipping medications on s...
New UNC center plans intensive studies of retired athletes suffering disabilities
...s of athletes retire every year, many of whom were forced
to abuse their bodies throughout a career that likely caused them to play injured on occasion. Many of these individuals have aged physically and mentally well beyond what is expected for a person in mid-life. Many are now left questioning how fortun...
UNC physicians seeking patients for blood clot, medication studies
...op a second clot, and we want to avoid that. We're forced
to weigh this risk against the risk of serious side effects from Coumadin, and that's not an optimal answer." The first study, called PREVENT, is a randomized, double-blind trial that involves two groups of patients, Moll said. One group will receive...
Women & asthma: New survey reveals heavy toll on health, emotions and lifestyle
...n three women surveyed (35 percent) say asthma has forced
them to cancel or interrupt a family event, and 38 percent have had to stop playing with their children due to asthma . One third (34 percent) say asthma has caused them to leave work early. And more than three out of four (77 percent) say asthma has...
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