Tag: "often" at medical news
Study shows promise in identifying kidney failure
...diagnosis of kidney failure - a diagnosis that now often
occurs too late to treat kidney failure effectivel...nd diseases can lead to kidney failure, it is more often
the result of decreased blood flow to the kidneys from major surgery or injury, stroke, sepsis, dehy...
New marker for early diagnosis of kidney failure identified
... measures for kidney failure are available but are often
administered late because early biomarkers for kidney failure are not available. We found that NGAL represents a novel, sensitive, specific, and highly predictive biomarker for acute renal injury following cardiac surgery." (Quote by e-mail; does not...
UMaine study looks at infants and chronic nighttime crying
...ths of life that can affect how they sleep and how often
they awaken in distress during the night. The results of their research were published in an article, "Sleep-Related Nighttime Crying (Yonaki) in Japan: A Community-Based Study," in the January issue of the journal Pediatrics, with colleagues and co-...
Exercise-induced shortness of breath not always caused by asthma
...en and adolescents. While a diagnosis of asthma is often
correct, University of Iowa pediatric pulmonary ph... them any good and eliminating the anxiety that is often
associated with shortness of breath," Weinberger said. Weinberger noted that the treadmill test with...
Chronic pain treatments more effective when taken together, new study shows
...uzzled health care workers for years because it is often
experienced in areas of the body which appear unin... patients who experience a constant, burning pain, often
in the soles of their feet, that isn't associated with obvious tissue injury. It is sometimes accomp...
UNC study: Most N.C. family practitioners engage in unrecognized community service
... a tradition of community service and a common but often
unspoken belief in its value in medical education, few data exist on U.S. physicians' service involvement in community activities outside of charity medical care," Goldstein said. "We were impressed with what we found in part because it was over and ...
It's winning, not losing, that triggers violence at sports events
...most popular spectator sport in Wales, and matches often
attract in excess of 70,000 fans. The research team tracked the number of assault cases presenting to the only emergency medicine department in Cardiff between May 1995 and April 2002. The emergency medicine facility is about a mile from the national...
First UK cases of previously rare disease reported in gay men
... the lymphatic system. In these cases, surgery is often
necessary. The authors suspect that the problem has been present for some time in the UK, with many cases going undiagnosed....
HIV testing should be routine part of primary health care for sexually active
...tes about prevalence in their particular area, and often
it is difficult to determine the risk of HIV infec...terosexual transmission, particularly adolescents, often
do not consider themselves to be at risk and do not seek testing on their own. Health care provider...
Study finds that coordinating care of chronically ill patients does not increase liability
...lists. "Persons with multiple chronic conditions often
encounter a complex and inefficient system of care as a result of inadequate care coordination," said Hall, professor of law and public health sciences. "Care coordination currently isn't being done very well." These patients account for more than ha...
Physicians may not be accurate in their confidence levels of their diagnoses, says Pitt study
PITTSBURGH, March 29 Physicians' often
do not have correct perceptions of the accuracy of..." he said, noting that this study is not about how often
physicians are correct, but rather, when they are correct, whether they are aware of it. "Dr. Fried...
OHSU scientists test medication to treat involuntary weight loss
...erious and currently untreatable disorder that can often
impede the battle against the related disease. For instance, cancer patients who are malnourished due to cachexia cannot undergo intense chemotherapy simply because their bodies are too frail to handle it. If we can prevent cachexia and keep these pa...
Professionalism and professional ethics in medicine
...and general internists to determine why physicians often
do not communicate with patients about out-of-pock...ician's rationales. "The situations described were often
handled by negotiating a solution, rather than primarily withholding an intervention," the authors f...
Raw food vegetarians have low bone mass
...he hip and lumbar spine, sites where low bone mass often
means osteoporosis and fracture risk. But they didn't have other biological markers that typically accompany osteoporosis. "For example, it is clear from research that higher rates of bone turnover equate to higher risk of fracture," Fontana says. "...
Indiana University researchers closer to helping hearing-impaired using stem cells
...o stimulate the growth of the nerve cells that are often
missing from the inner ears of patients with profound hearing loss. "Sonic hedgehog and retinoic acid are molecules found in embryonic tissues, but not in adult tissues," said Dr. Hashino. "This suggests that treating marrow-derived stem cells with t...
Bullying among sixth graders a daily occurrence, UCLA study finds
...ttention to their environment, witnessing bullying often
makes them feel bad. Even incidents that adults ma...g with and responding to bullying. School policies often
distinguish among different types of harassment, punishing physical aggression and certain forms of ...
Child care may affect entire community's risks of infection
...ious Diseases, now available online. S. pneumoniae often
exists in the nose and throat without causing problems, 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 sinusitis, pneumonia, and meningitis. A chi...
Cardiac deaths peak in sleep hours for patients with sleep apnea
... sleep apnea; most remain undiagnosed. Snoring is often
a symptom, as is inability to stay awake during the day. The standard treatment is continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), a mask worn at night to keep the airway open. Dr. Gami says the team's findings not only show that patients with OSA are at...
Specific test key to determine whether or not allergy symptoms are really allergy-related
...ly diagnose allergic rhinitis, as the symptoms are often
similar to those found in asthma and rhinosinusiti...c to that pollen. With this kind of test, a person often
must wait up to two hours to see if there is a reaction. The skin test also requires extensive train...
Extreme exertion, emotion can spark repeat heart attacks
...Strike and Steptoe also cautioned that results are often
collected by asking patients or survivors to compare normal activity with what they did immediately before the heart attack. Such reports are "susceptible to memory loss, social acceptability bias and to patients' private beliefs about the causes of...
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