Tag: "immediate" at medical news
Stents Work Well, But Are Costly: Will Hospitals Continue To Use Them?
...n/win" situation for patients and society-- better immediate
outcomes and less need for repeat procedures -- hasbecome a losing proposition for hospitals, Peterson said. "A treatmentthat carries a large financial burden may not stay popular," he said. One obvious answer to the dilemma is to convince the Heal...
Scientific Foundations For Regulating Drug Product Quality
...ion of current regulatory guidances in the area of immediate
release and modified release dosage forms....
Study Finds Aspirin Does Not Prevent High-Risk Cases Of Preeclampsia
...nly curative treatment for theoverall condition is immediate
delivery. Dr. McNellis added that previous large studies failed to find benefitfor the aspirin therapy and have been criticized as not testing women who wereactually at high risk. He added that several smaller trials found that lowdoses of ...
Most People Cant Identify Stroke Symptoms
...ing them to seek medical help so that they cantake immediate
action," said John R. Marler, M.D., of the NINDS D...ng the public that stroke is anemergency requiring immediate
transport to an emergency department. Althought-PA is the only drug currently approved by the FDA f...
Mice Free Of Anxiety By A Deficient Stress Hormone Receptor--A Hint For A NewTherapeutic Regimen In The Treatment Of Depression And Anxiety
... system. Under normal stresscondition, there is an immediate
down-regulation of cortisol via thehypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis--negative feedback loop--whichresults in a normal plasma concentration of the stress hormone cortisol. For patients with a depression, and healthy individuals with a genetic...
Dying To Quit: Why We Smoke And How We Stop
... that in deciding whether or not to quit, smokers' immediate
concerns with stress reduction and the pure pleasure of smoking usually win over the seemingly far-off prospect of eventual ill-health or death at an earlier age. Why can some smokers quit easily while others fail over and over again? Here, Brigham d...
Drug Combination Including New "Super Aspirin" Drug Cuts Risk Of Death Or Second
...ave a greater long-termbenefit rather than only an immediate
effect, according to a study released intoday's Ci...that it suggests a long-term benefit rather thanan immediate
effect alone.Even with standard treatment, "There is still room for improvement," saysMoliterno, of ...
Controlling Collagen Levels May Be Key To Fighting Organ Failure Caused By High
...It isa development which can be anticipated in the immediate
future. Nevertheless,we are aware that further studies are necessary to validate the application ofsuch treatment in clinical practice." Co-authors of the study are Concepcion Laviades, M.D., Ph.D.; NereaVaro, BSc; Javier Fernandez, DSc, M....
Safe Water, Medicines, Insecticides Greatest Needs After Mitch
...n usually be describedin 3 steps. The first is the immediate
life-saving first aid to the people hurtin the dis...alth Organization, issued an emergency appeal for immediate
aidto the health sector in Central America after Hurricane Mitch, based on requestsfrom the countrie...
Drip And Ship: Start Drug Early, Especially If Plan To Transfer Heart Patient To Larger Hospital
...ertiary care facilities for advancedtreatment, the immediate
use of a new anti-platelet drug improves the odds thatthe patient will not die or suffer a second heart attack within 30 days. Based on the results of their so-called "Drip and Ship" study,researchers from the Duke Clinical Research Institut...
Patient Workshop On Trigeminal Neuralgia Scheduled
...completion of thisprocedure, patients often report immediate
and complete relief from the pain,which can be so intense that it causes a sufferer's head to snap back or resultsin temporary immobility. Cedars-Sinai Skull Base Institute is one of only a few centers worldwidededicated exclusively and comprehensive...
American Association Of Pharmaceutical Scientists Announces PharmSci, The Association's First Online Journal
...antadvances in publication, rapid publication with immediate
international access,and direct links to other information sources. In this medium, we are notlimited by the need to print, but we can use the entire resources of the web,"said Sade. AAPS is a professional, scientific society of more than 9,000 memb...
Millions Of Americans With Glaucoma Could Save Sight With Early Detection, Treatment
... Though rare, this seriousform of glaucoma demands immediate
evaluation and treatment to avoid visionloss. Vesta's glaucoma, which produced sudden, rapid vision loss, had been diagnosedwhen she was just 32, and she had experienced years of "many, many eye drops andmany, many lasers" before coming under Dr. Ber...
Duke Doctors Can Now Cure Most Babies Born With Fatal Immune Disease
...ould be seen as a pediatric emergency thatrequires immediate
diagnosis and treatment because now there is a proven therapythat can save a child's life," Buckley said in an interview. Buckley's program has yielded the highest reported success rate in theworld and appears to provide a full cure for many ...
Tiny Tools Give New Meaning To 'Cutting Edge'
...ar needle-tissue interactions that reducepain. The immediate
applications could be for people for whom needle usage is a factof life, such as diabetics who monitor their blood glucose daily. It could alsorelieve some of the severe discomfort caused by needles in cancer biopsies. Lal has made functional prototy...
Migraine Pain: Not Mainly In The Brain
...n. But the inflammation itself isn't the immediate
cause of migraine pain,Pappagallo adds. That, the researchers believe, comes from abnormal nerveactivity. Animal studies elsewhere show that electrically stimulating thetrigeminal nerve, the major nerve leading from the brain to head and face,infla...
Revolutionary New Procedure That Creates 'Controlled' Heart Attack Performed For
First Time In Southern California At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
... of possiblerisks. "While we are excited about the immediate
and intermediate outcomes, westill need to learn more about the long-term consequences of the procedure," Dr.Makkar cautioned. "Compared to open heart surgery, the approach seemed very easy and simple, but Iunderstood the risks," said Armando. "I did...
Near-Sightedness In Children Linked To Light Exposure During Sleep Before Age Two
...mmon form of refractive error." Beyond its immediate
clinical implications, the study also offers anovel explanation for the increasing prevalence of myopia over the last twocenturies, as populations shifted from agricultural to urban, industrializedenvironments. Many clinicians and investigators have ...
New Procedure Makes A Successful Transplant Possible
...h alltransplant patients face. "High PRA can cause immediate
rejection of a transplanted kidney, in spite ofthe powerful anti-rejection medications we have available," says Stephen T.Bartlett, M.D., head of the division of transplant surgery at the University ofMaryland Medical Center and professor of surgery ...
Study Suggests Inflammation Signs Can Show Who Will Develop Diabetes
...lness," Duncan said."Although the findings have no immediate
clinical application, they point theway to an exciting new area of research in the causation of one of the world'smajor health problems." Among subjects studied, researchers identified 1,335 new cases of Type 2diabetes. After adjusting for v...
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