Tag: "look" at medical news
IDSA applauds Senate leadership for introduction of S. 3
...orts many of the concepts outlined in S. 3, and we look
forward to working with members of Congress on the specific details of the legislation as it moves through Congress." IDSA believes that this legislation, which favorably impacts both patient and public health, is one area where bipartisanship can be...
Cell phone users drive like old folks
...is "inattention blindness," in which motorists can look
directly at road conditions but not really see them because they are distracted by a cell phone conversation. The research has called into question legislative efforts by various states to ban motorists from using handheld but not hands-free cell pho...
Phobic anxiety increases heart disease death risk among women
...es have been done in men, we decided that we would look
to see if there was a similar relationship in wome...and risk of coronary death among women, it did not look
at whether treating the anxieties would have a positive impact on death from heart disease. Still, ...
Cardiac imaging is underused in women to diagnose disease
...e the leading cause of death in women, and when we look
at all types of heart disease, coronary heart disease (CHD) is the largest subset of this mortality, claiming the lives of an estimated 240,000 American women each year," Mieres said. Yet, women who are at risk for CHD sometimes referred to as CAD ...
Brain tumor treatment can vary greatly, according to new JAMA study
...te, but only 15 percent of patients do. We need to look
closely at the barriers to clinical trial particip...inue to improve and that numbers for survival will look
quite different in 10 years. In conjunction with the JAMA article is a patient page that outlines t...
Calcium and vitamin D most effective for treatment of Crohn's-related bone loss
...ak, MD, study author. "We encourage physicians to look
for loss of bone density in high risk patients with Crohn's disease and to start calcium and vitamin D therapy immediately if there is either osteoporosis or osteopenia." Prevention and treatment of low BMD associated with Crohn's disease includes vi...
UC Irvine's undergraduate research programs receive $900,000 funding boost
...om sociology to biology. For example, students may look
at the social inequalities in access to health care or the brain's chemical reaction to nicotine. Throughout the summer research experience, participants will come together to discuss how their individual projects explore health issues through differ...
Screening for osteoporosis prevents hip fractures in older adults
...Annals of Internal Medicine on Feb. 1, is a unique look
at the effects of screening for osteoporosis in a general population, studying 3,107 people from the Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS). The CHS was designed to determine risk factors for cardiovascular disease in community-dwelling, older adults. ...
Drug treatment promising for halting Huntington's-related nerve death
...ave a nice model system set up where we can easily look
for cell death of Huntington's disease neurons, so we can look
for the most specific drug with the least side effects."...
Monkey 'pay-per-view' study could aid understanding of autism
...ys that govern the decision about shifting gaze to look
at a target assigned a specific reward value. Such...tism is that they don't find it very motivating to look
at other individuals," he said. "And even when they do, they can't seem to assess information about ...
Mayo Clinic discovers a key to 'low metabolism' and major factor in obesity
... morning at the hospital at breakfast. The bottoms look
like bicycle shorts and the women's tops look
like sports bras. The men's tops look
like undershirts. Jet fighter control panel motion sensing te...
Animal study shows link between nicotine and atrial flutter
...ced heart disease and that they will take a second look
at reducing their habit or stopping it entirely and permanently....
Clinical trial of Etanercept for Wegener's disease shows no benefit
...ional therapies for Wegener's, we must continue to look
for safe, effective ways of achieving and maintaining disease remissions," said Stone. Wegener's granulomatosis is an uncommon disorder in which the body's immune system attacks its own blood vessels, damaging vital organs by limiting the flow of blo...
Scientists identify brain regions that decide where we look
...ect where to look, and when we change our mind and look
elsewhere. Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI),... When the volunteers had to change their minds and look
elsewhere, a different part of the brain was activated. Dr Masud Husain from Imperial College London...
Stem cells given in minimally invasive procedure improve heart function
...oved, allowing researchers the rare opportunity to look
at the heart in its entirety and to more closely examine the effects of the stem cells. If approved, the protocol will be performed under the umbrella of the newly established Center for Cardiovascular Cellular Therapy, a collaboration that includes...
Exercise helps reduce symptoms of depression, UT Southwestern researchers find
...ern Medical Center have found. The first study to look
at exercise alone in treating mild to moderate depression in adults aged 20 to 45 showed that depressive symptoms were reduced almost 50 percent in individuals who participated in 30-minute aerobic exercise sessions three to five times a week. The r...
Transparent orthodontic brackets by microinjection
...ufficient to have a healthy mouth but it must also look
nice. This shift in criteria means that orthodontic applications have extended to other sectors of the population, apart from the typical adolescent sector. In other societies, as standards of living increase, orthodoncics and, in general, mouth care...
Older people with the 'Alzheimer's gene' find it harder to 'remember to remember' even if healthy
...ly for recent events. This study was the first to look
at their prospective memory. At the University of New Mexico, a group of 32 healthy, dementia-free adults between ages of 60 and 87 were drawn from a larger study of aging and divided evenly between people with and people without the e-4 allele. On ...
Vaginal hysterectomy leads to better outcomes than abdominal surgery
...aparoscopic hysterectomy has, we feel, made us all look
more critically, not only at the newer approaches, but indeed at all approaches to hysterectomy," Johnson says. According to a 2002 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hysterectomy is the second most frequently performed surgery...
Routine use of nose-to-stomach tube slows recovery from abdominal surgery
... related aspiration pneumonia. This reasoning may look
good on paper, says Nelson, but like many medical practices of the past it was based more on intuition than evidence. "When I was a resident every person who had a cut in their tummy had a nasogastric tube put in when they went to sleep and we left i...
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