Tag: "may" at medical news
Research offers hope of new treatments for liver damage
...sms by which the liver is damaged and repaired and may
lead to future treatments. Researcher Dr Jeremy Duffield explained: "The links between the immune system, inflammation and scarring in the liver have not been well understood, and this has hindered progress in finding ways to prevent and repair liver...
Child care may affect entire community's risks of infection
...en children who play together. However, child care may
also affect an entire community's carriage of pote...ems, but if the bacteria grow out of control, they may
result in illness ranging from minor conditions such as ear infections to more serious diseases like...
NIH state-of-the-science panel calls for 'demedicalization' of menopause
...cerns about the risks associated with estrogen use may
rule out this treatment option for some groups of ...rden on daily life, the benefits of symptom relief may
outweigh the risks. In addition to learning more about safe use of hormones, the panel urged further...
Oral bacteria may predict pregnancy outcomes
...versity found that certain bacteria from the mouth may
be related to preterm delivery and low birthweight...been reported in the past that periodontal disease may
be a factor in the occurrence of preterm low birthweight babies. Now it is believed that bacteria co...
Cardiac deaths peak in sleep hours for patients with sleep apnea
...the blood, however. "At the very least, the study may
help us better understand why people should die in their sleep at all. We now know that persons with sleep apnea have a peak in sudden cardiac death risk at a time when the general population is relatively protected," Dr. Somers concludes. "Because ...
Mental health service costs offset by savings in other public sectors
...ter noted that system-of-care approach communities may
be spending roughly the same amount of tax dollars as non-system-of care communities but getting more out of them. Foster is continuing his analysis of the 67 system of care communities selected for evaluation and expects to have additional results ...
Understanding how vulnerabilities may keep women in abusive relationships
...an's experience in her abusive relationship(s) and may
aid her in determining her own relational and situ...ing self-reflection, i.e. narrative therapy, women may
find the origins of, their susceptibility to, and untapped resiliencies against violent relationship...
Risky surgery not always necessary to treat cervical disease
...ccine which focuses on human immune responses that may
help prevent HPV infections. The other is a therapeutic vaccine which stimulates the immune responses to eliminate already infected cells. Researchers comment that while surgery has been the standard treatment for HPV-related disease to date, other ...
Stanford patient is first to test new treatment for peripheral arterial disease
...nd some medications, but an angioplasty or a stent may
be required to pop open a blocked artery. When unc... clinical trial. Those interested in participating may
contact the research coordinators of the Division of Interventional Radiology at 650-725-9810. This ...
New studies suggest airborne SARS transmission is possible
...s causing severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) may
spread through the air, not just through direct co... additional, complementary evidence that the virus may
be capable of spreading through the air....
NIAID initiates trial of experimental avian flu vaccine
...ses where human-to-human transmission of the virus may
have occurred. However, public health experts fear that the virus may
evolve into one that is more easily transmitted between people. If this were to happen, a worldwide ...
Three-year cervical cancer screening recommendations may be applicable for certain women with HIV
...ted virus that is associated with cervical cancer, may
be able to have Papanicolaou (Pap) smears every three years, the same interval as HIV-negative women, according to a study in the March 23/30 issue of JAMA . According to background information in the article, "cervical cancer screening recommendati...
Specific test key to determine whether or not allergy symptoms are really allergy-related
...rly interpret the results, which family physicians may
not have. "The specific-IgE test requires the time it takes to draw a vial of blood," Szeinbach said. "The results can tell a physician whether or not her patient truly has an allergy. If so, she can then send that patient on to an allergist if furth...
Extreme exertion, emotion can spark repeat heart attacks
...ndon point out that the triggers for heart attacks may
be quite different from the factors that lead to d... patients who suddenly engage in vigorous activity may
do so at their peril. The findings come from a review published in the current issue of Psychosomat...
Chronic fatigue patients show lower response to placebos
...vention estimate that as many as 500,000 Americans may
have CFS or related conditions. With so many myste...l factors, such as avoidance of physical activity, may
cause the symptoms to become chronic, says Cho. The authors propose several possible explanations fo...
Depression linked to insomnia in HIV patients
...sleep, along with other sleep rhythm changes, that may
have led to insomnia. When Reid and colleague revi... stage of the disease, when AIDS-related illnesses may
have been a contributing factor to sleep disturbances. Although HIV patients taking antiretroviral t...
UW research shows risk factors for relapse among health care professionals who abuse drugs
...cine physicians. "State physician health programs may
want to consider ways of treating substance abuse ...using drugs, including alcohol or medications that may
be available to them through their jobs. It does mean that these special concerns need to be address...
ESC releases the first European Guidelines on Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI)
...diagnosis and treatment, if applicable. A patient may
feel fine after thrombolysis, but there is signifi...osis (although developments in drug-eluting stents may
eventually alter this situation). 4. Patients presenting with NSTE-ACS (unstable angina or myocardia...
Abuse and HIV status linked to suicide risk
... and service providers who interact with women who may
be HIV-positive or are in an abusive relationship ...ental health issues, such as suicidal thoughts. It may
be the case that crisis intervention is needed to help women in these situations," said Dr. Gielen, ...
Study finds majority of women willing to accept cervical cancer vaccine for self and children
...ific studies showed that a cervical cancer vaccine may
be available within the next couple of years, and .... Anderson Cancer Center. "Given that the vaccine may
be available in the next five to 10 years, it is critical that we begin educating parents, especiall...
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