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Earliest Warning Sign Indicates Need To Test For Condition Associated With Fetal Deaths

... Researchers at the University at Buffalo are recommending that the presence of only one of the known clinical signs is sufficient reason to conduct a diagnostic test for the condition, which they found present in nearly one-third of perinatal deaths recorded at a regional perinatal center during an eight-ye...

People Who Are Diabetic And Glucose Intolerant Can Benefit From "Statin" Drug Therapy, Even If Cholesterol Levels Are Normal

... or glucoseintolerance. They should also consider recommending cholesterol-loweringtherapy for these patients, he adds. The study's other co-authors are Ronald B. Goldberg, M.D.; Margot Mellies, M.D.;Lemuel A. Moy, M.D., Ph.D.; Barbara Howard, Ph.D.; William James Howard, M.D.;Barry R. Davis, M.D., Ph.D.; Thomas...

First Trial Comparing Adderall To Ritalin For ADHD Shows It To Be Longer-Lasting, Equally As Effective

...icefor 52 percent of the children, with 85 percent recommending the low dose, whileRitalin was the treatment of choice for 12 percent of the children. Sixteenpercent did equally well on either medication. Both medications had minimal side effects at low doses. The trial was funded by Shi...

Revolutionary New Procedure That Creates 'Controlled' Heart Attack Performed For First Time In Southern California At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

...ease our knowledge and, hopefully,feel comfortable recommending this procedure routinely in the future," added Dr.Makkar....

New computer model supports the importance of annual mammograms

...an College of Radiology and other organizations in recommending annualmammograms for women over 40. "The recommendation should be firm and clear: women should be advised to bescreened every year," says Kopans. "Since radiation risk in the 40-and-over agegroup is minimal, the only reason to recommend a longer s...

Antiplatelet drugs: comparison of clopidogrel with aspirin

...her to switch from thewell-established practice of recommending aspirin for patients, the drugs havebeen compared with respect to their relative efficacy, safety, cost andconvenience. Based on available evidence, aspirin is preferred for the majority of stroke ormyocardial infarction (heart attack) patients at ri...

New links found between an 'iron' gene mutation and increased risk for heart attack and stroke

... what we know now, a strong case could be made for recommending blooddonation as a way to lower iron levels, thus lowering heart attack risk."Although the American Heart Association believes research involving thehemochromatosis gene mutation raises some interesting questions, further studyis needed before the or...

Ritalin and Prozac: Study finds more kids using both drug types together

...ypes of disorders, or whether their physicians are recommending these medications for other reasons." Rushton is also the author of a recently published study on physicians' treatment strategies for childhood depression. In that research, he found that most primary care physicians still rely mostly on referra...

Findings of Griffiths review into allegations of research misconduct fundamentally flawed

...ecked, say the authors, yet now form the basis for recommending major changes to the governance of clinical research in the NHS. "We can still agree that there has been a scandal, but suspect that the scandal is what has been done to, not what was done by, the medical and nursing staff in Stoke on Trent." Respon...

Claims-based measurement shows many Medicare patients do not receive necessary care

...d substantial, and physicians have judged that not recommending the care would be improper. They developed indicators reflecting standards of acceptable care and those representing potentially avoidable outcomes. They assembled a 7-member expert panel of physicians to evaluate underuse indicators that were like...

Post-cesarean delivery dilemma: to cesarean again, or not?

...s. At some points in history, many doctors were recommending that women who'd had previous cesarean deliveries consider vaginal birth; at other times, another cesarean. This polarization has left some women questioning what's best for them and their babies. But a new study by University of Michigan and Unive...

Fluids, electrolytes key to good health for firefighters

...rials of the same firefighting activities. Besides recommending that firefighters drink plenty of water after completing an operation, the UI researchers stress the importance of drinking six to eight glasses of water daily. As a nation, we are underhydrated for the most part, Petruzzello said. This study emphasi...

Pain, price, insurance delays for new vaccines concern kids' doctors

...his vaccine's introduction, and even those who are recommending it to their patients' parents express strong reser...ly doctors contacted for the survey said they were recommending Prevnar for their youngest patients, as endorsed by the CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics i...

Dental research paper

...isk of developing dental caries (tooth decay) when recommending fluoride supplements. They gave the doctors a ques... how to assess a child's dental caries risk before recommending fluoride supplements." As a first step, the researchers have developed an educational CD-ROM to help...

Early promise for dementia drug

...ia Keck School of Medicine, USA, concludes: Before recommending galantamine or other cholinesterase inhibitors for clinical use in vascular dementia, several concerns need to be addressed. Above all there need to be confirmatory trials that are adequately powered to detect both cognitive and global change, and to...

Dealing with death

...ves rather than quality of life." To many doctors, recommending palliative care means admitting defeat. Pain management is another important aspect of palliative care. Physicians often forget the role of cognition and emotion in treating patients pain. Dr. Cohen points out "pain is a perception. Its not a se...

Dartmouth/VA researchers examine news coverage of breast cancer prevention

...nal Institutes of Health (NIH) consensus panel not recommending screening mammography for women in their forties, the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) reversal of the panel (advocating mammography) and the dissemination of the results of the randomized trial of tamoxifen for primary prevention. They found differ...

Dont turn to assisted reproduction too quickly warns US expert

...nd." He said it was important for doctors to avoid recommending assisted reproduction too soon due to well-documented side effects. "Fertility treatment, such as IVF and ICSI, can result in an increased risk of multiple pregnancies, pregnancy complications, low birth weight, major birth defects and long-term disa...

Aspirin within two days of ischemic stroke reduces deaths

... benefit to that treatment. Therefore, we are not recommending that one use a fixed dose of heparin given subcutaneously to prevent stroke recurrence," says neurologist Bruce Coull, M.D., chair of the Joint Stroke Guideline Development Committee. In a second major recommendation, the authors note that subcutane...

Good practice guidelines for mothers after stillbirth 'unjustified'

...ped countries. UK guidelines were changed in 1985, recommending that mothers should see and hold their stillborn child to help them come to terms with their loss. Patricia Hughes and colleagues from St George's Hospital, London, UK, assessed whether adherence to the current guidelines was associated with benefici...

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