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Even mild depression increases long-term mortality in heart failure
...ssues. Also known as congestive heart failure, its many
causes include infections of the heart, coronary a...of the heart failure," Jiang said. Jiang said that many
cardiologists or primary care physicians who treat heart failure patients may be unfamiliar with, or...
Severe injuries on the rise among children and adolescents riding motorbikes
...al systems, strength, coordination and judgment of many
young riders, result in increased potential for injuries." The researchers examined data from six Ohio hospitals that admit a significant number of pediatric trauma patients. In all, 182 children under the age of 16 (the legal driving age in Ohio) we...
Implanted devices detect high-risk heart failure patients
... Orlando."When you talk to heart failure patients, many
times their perceptions of how they feel do not ma...ssues. Also known as congestive heart failure, its many
causes include infections of the heart, coronary artery disease, high blood pressure, previous heart...
Tobacco industry pays scientists to challenge secondhand smoke's link to infant death risk
...uestioned this conclusion. The author accommodated many
of Philip Morris' suggested changes, and when he submitted his final draft to them, he had removed his original conclusion about the effect of secondhand smoke on infants. Instead, he wrote that "the majority of the effects of smoking can be explaine...
College students at no greater risk of alcohol-related problems than peers
...ge about the consequences of college drinking than many
of the recent reports--although college students suffer from some clinically significant consequences of their heavy/binge drinking, they do not appear to be at greater risk than their non-college attending peers for the more pervasive syndrome of pr...
Cognitive behavioral therapy and medication is effective in the treatment of panic disorder
... groups," the authors write. "We also learned that many
patients did not adhere to the entire CBT program, even though it was brief and delivered with considerable flexibility of scheduling," the authors conclude. "This finding suggests the need for qualitative research to elucidate the reasons for nonadh...
Statement on the findings of the Women's Health Study
...ide effect of aspirin use. The bottom line is that many
women, especially those 65 and older, may benefit from taking low-dose aspirin every other day to prevent stroke. But it is important for women to weigh the risk and benefits of taking aspirin and to consult with their doctor. Above all, women, like...
Common schizophrenia symptoms often overlooked by physicians, according to expert panel
...ment of all schizophrenia symptoms is possible and many
people with schizophrenia can now recover in ways ...rm focus and tackling a broader range of symptoms, many
patients do steadily improve so that they can function better, and live fuller, more complete lives....
Studies underscore genetic involvement in nicotine addiction & aggressive hostility
... because addiction likely is due to the effects of many
genes as well as social and other environmental factors." However, he adds, "By identifying genes that contribute to whether an individual will become addicted, we will gain important knowledge about the biology of addiction. With that, we will be ...
New trials for counseling caregivers and patients with Alzheimer's begin
...time for caregivers. "A parent at this stage is in many
ways different from the person you used to know. This is tough on their adult children," says Dr. Mittelman. All participants in this study will receive written self-teaching materials and the opportunity to contact an NYU counselor for further info...
Jefferson Lab medical imager spots breast cancer
...tional screening due to suspicious mammograms. For many
women, regular mammograms allow physicians to spot breast cancer tumors as dense lumps in the breast. But mammography often fails in women who have dense breast tissue due, for instance, to genetics or scarring. According to Eric Rosen, M.D., a Duke ...
The impact of cruciate ligament rupture on osteoarthritis of the knee
professional athletes know, tears of the cruciate ligaments the two ligaments that in the knee that keep it stable can lead to short-term as well as long-term problems, including severe osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. Rupture of the front or anter...
Telemedicine revolution is 'disappearing' from the NHS
...ems, which enabledoctors to interact with patients many
miles away via video, digital imaging and electron... said: "The economic benefits have been claimed by many
proponents, but in the absence of real evidence are assumed rather than actually demonstrated. "Thi...
Honorary doctors, 2005
...nfectious diseases of our time. South Africa, like many
other countries around the world, has been severel...ltidisciplinary research and development regarding many
of today's operative and interventional disciplines. The first stage of the creation of this new int...
Three out of the four million newborn babies who die each year could be saved
...l deaths arise in low-birthweight babies, although many
could be saved with simple support for warmth and ...entions to prevent neonatal mortality, coverage of many
of these interventions is low. Lead author Dr Gary Darmstadt (John Hopkins School of Public Health,...
MRI proves useful in assessment of suspected breast cancer patients
... cancer patients. One of the reasons could be that many
of the cancers may be missed initially with only a...sed because there are concerns that it detects too many
lesions that are not cancer, thereby causing too many
women to undergo unnecessary biopsies. Howeve...
Daily supplement may boost birthweight of babies in the developing world
... life. Low birthweight (less than 2500g) underlies many
of these deaths. Around 25 million low-birthweight infants are born every year. Maternal nutritional status is closely linked with foetal weight. Increases in macronutrient consumption during pregnancy can lead to increased birthweight. David Osrin ...
Mayo Clinic develops first genomic-based test to predict stroke from ruptured brain aneurysm
...ysm is relatively common (as autopsies have shown) many
people have them and have no symptoms or warning signs that they could be at risk of catastrophic rupture that is imminently life endangering. The Key Finding The Mayo researchers are the first to identify specific genetic variations or "polymor...
Potential treatment for Fragile X Syndrome demonstrated in fruit fly model
...ce of 1 in 4,000 males and 1 in 8,000 females. Not many
medications exist to help Fragile X patients. Now,...d others have found that the dfmr1 mutants display many
physical and behavioral characteristics similar to symptoms displayed by Fragile X patients," says J...
Most advanced CT scanner improves imaging of heart, avoids need for surgical inspection
... since Feb. 21, the scanner is expected to replace many
diagnostic angiograms, the current gold standard for diagnostic coronary imaging. The upgraded Hopkins scanner is one of two identical systems currently operating in the United States, the other installed in Boston, Mass. Its use will be the subject...
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