Tag: "illness" at medical news
Brain activity prior to treatment flags vulnerability to antidepressant side effects
...ts so that brain function would not be affected by illness
or changes in the illness. The team examined QEEG cordance during a placebo lead-in so brain function changes in the first phase of the trial could arise from only non-medication factors. The study enrolled 32 healthy subjects who had never suffered...
Study finds that coordinating care of chronically ill patients does not increase liability
...d his colleagues concluded. Patients with chronic illness
are not more likely to sue. Also, courts will not hold primary care physicians automatically responsible for mistakes made by specialists just because the primary care physician is coordinating the patient's care. "Courts hold doctors responsible ...
Novel therapy tested in mice could chase away cat allergies
...d infections, influenza, tuberculosis, malaria and illness
from potential agents of bioterrorism. NIAID also supports research on transplantation and immune-related illnesses, including autoimmune disorders, asthma and allergies....
Child care may affect entire community's risks of infection
...e bacteria grow out of control, they may result in illness
ranging from minor conditions such as ear infectio...od vaccine released in 2000 has decreased rates of illness
due to S. pneumoniae, also known as pneumococcus. Children are more likely to carry pneumococci than...
Opponents of needle-exchange programs should think about their message to drug users
...pport such efforts and instead write off death and illness
as "just deserts" for illegal behavior, said William Martin, senior fellow in religion and public policy at the Baker Institute. In a research paper posted this month on the Baker Institute Web site, Martin paraphrases the message these opponents ar...
Study finds factors linked to substance use disorder relapse among health care professionals
Having a coexisting psychiatric illness
or family history of a substance use disorder or h...disorder, the presence of a coexisting psychiatric illness
or a family history of substance use disorder significantly increased the likelihood of relapse, as ...
Chronic fatigue patients show lower response to placebos
...h CFS received various placebos. CFS is a complex illness
that has no known cause or cure. Myriad symptoms i...connects between how patients and doctors view the illness
"may impede development of a collaborative therapeutic relationship," reviewers suggest. The study a...
UW research shows risk factors for relapse among health care professionals who abuse drugs
... use disorders if they have coexisting psychiatric illness
or a family history of substance abuse. An article in the March 22 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association by Dr. Karen B. Domino, professor of anesthesiology in the University of Washington School of Medicine, said use of major op...
Recovered king of beasts returns to his home, thanks to unique operation
...dical problem and operated on him, said: "Samson's illness
was brought to my attention after symptoms of damage to his nervous system appeared. I was asked to carry out a neurological examination. I saw that he stood on his legs with difficulty. When he tried to walk, he fell after a few steps. He also had n...
Use of inhaled corticosteroid led to fewer hospitalizations for young children with asthma
...asthma, which makes it the leading serious chronic illness
among children. Asthma is also the third leading cause of hospitalization among children under the age of 15 and the number one cause of school absenteeism attributed to a chronic condition. 4 Although asthma can be a life-threatening disease if ...
Pushy parents can be bad for their children's health
...ght into the consequences of parental behaviour on illness
pattern were evident. Eleven of these children improved after psychological support and resumed normal activities within a year. Ten families refused psychological help, and only three of these children eventually improved. In each of these three ca...
Obtaining patient consent for clinical audit is unworkable without extra resources
...ce the chance of consent being given, such as age, illness
severity, and length of hospital stay, were also assessed. Consent was obtained for 43% of admissions, only one refusal was received. Gaining consent for all admissions was difficult and varied widely across units. The gaining of consent was unrelate...
Men with severe sleep breathing disorder have higher risk of heart problems
...g (hypopnoea). It is associated with high rates of illness
and mortality. Previous studies have linked it with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease but these have not taken into account potential confounding factors. After adjustment for age and obesity such studies have not been able to show an incre...
Single mothers at higher risk for depression
...be decreased. Depression is the number one mental illness
in the United States costing an estimated $44 billion with employers reporting depression as the most costly illness. Women are twice as likely as men to suffer from depression....
Employees with diabetes are not more tired
... and those who experience inconvenience from their illness
do have a higher risk of fatigue. Employees with ...more easily disrupted. Due to the double burden of illness
and work, researchers expected that employees with diabetes would have a higher risk of experiencing...
Mountaineering doctors hike medicine to new heights with Xtreme Everest
...he human body pushed to its limits during critical illness
and changes that occur in extreme environments. Low levels of oxygen in the blood of high altitude climbers is similar to levels in critically ill patients on breathing machines with severe heart and lung conditions, "blue babies" and cystic fibrosis...
Brain imaging study may hold clues to onset of schizophrenia in people at high risk
...k," where participants experience symptoms but the illness
is not full-blown; early schizophrenia, where participants have had the illness
less than five years; chronic schizophrenia, where participants have had the illness
for more than f...
GlaxoSmithKline receives unanimous favorable recommendation by FDA Advisory Committee for Boostrix
...r-recognized, is a common cause of prolonged cough illness
in adolescents and adults. In fact, in a clinical...442 adolescents and adults who had a cough-related illness
for more than seven days, approximately 20 percent of these patients had laboratory-documented pertu...
New guideline tackles leading cause of mother and child death
...J will help to tackle one of the leading causes of illness
and death during pregnancy. Pre-eclampsia is a serious condition in which abnormally high blood pressure and many other disturbances develop in the second half of pregnancy. It affects about seven per cent of pregnancies and is dangerous for both mot...
Many children are undervaccinated or have delayed vaccinations in their first 2 years of life
...dhood--the time when children are most at risk for illness
and severe complications from many vaccine-preventable diseases," the researchers write....
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