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Stent Procedures May Be Unnecessary In Some Heart Cases
...who really need it,and there are many of them, and reduce
health care expenditures at the sametime." Ohman added that since this is a retrospective database analysis, thenext step is to validate the results in a prospective trial. The researchers analyzed data from 5,143 patients who received balloonangiopl...
More Evidence Of Possible Adverse Effects From New Hormone Use In Women With Heart Disease
... to do other things that benefit their health and reduce
their risk of heart disease, such as exercising regularly, following a sensible diet and avoiding smoking, Alexander said, so a "natural selection bias" is introduced into such studies which can distort the results. HERS, on the other hand, was a ...
Vinegar Offers Dependable Test For Cervical Cancer
...sitives, but researchers say improved training may reduce
this problem in thefuture. The study was supported by JHPIEGO (an affiliate of The Johns HopkinsUniversity committed to international reproductive health interventions in areaswith limited resources) with funding from the United States Agency...
Intravenous Immunoglobulin Reduces Steroid Insensitivity, Hospitalizations Of
People With Severe Asthma, According To National Jewish Research
...use by patients withsevere asthma. Glucocorticoids reduce
inflammation in the lungs. IVIG is an antibodytha...he immune/inflammatory system and has beenshown to reduce
inflammation in the lungs....
UI Study Finds Social Support May Increase Longevity Of People With Schizophrenia
... the fact that social connectionscan help a person reduce
negative health behaviors such as smoking or substanceabuse. In contrast, the quality of social interactions, that is whether they werenegative or positive, did not indicate longevity for patients withschizophrenia. That outcome is consistent with ot...
For Breast Self-Examination, Once A Month Is Quite Enough
...s not improve detectionof symptoms; it may in fact reduce
the efficacy of the procedure, according to areport in the March issue of Psychosomatic Medicine. "Women who over-examine may be substituting frequent yet cursoryself-examinations for thorough and effective ones," says Kate Brain, Ph.D., of theUnive...
Slowing Excess Weight Gain In Childhood Appears To Reduce Adult Heart Disease Risk
...the pace at which children put on excesspounds may reduce
their risk of heart disease later in life, researchers reportin today's Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. Alan R. Sinaiko, M.D., lead author of the study and professor ofpediatrics at the University of Minnesota Medical ...
National Study Suggests Heart Attack Severity May Be Declining
... activities is justified in the ongoing effort to reduce
the human suffering and financial burden associated with coronary heart disease in the United States," Goff said. "Some of these prevention efforts are paying off."...
The Whole Truth From Five-Year-Olds
...repeating both tasksfour times, the prosecutor can reduce
to less than7% the likelihood that a child is merely guessingcorrectly. "It's virtually impossible for a child to guesshis way through the procedure, and if we don't usesuch an approach we are going to be unable toqualify a lot of children," Lyon say...
EBCT May Help To Detect Otherwise Hidden Heart Disease In Older Adults, Find University Of Pittsburgh Researchers
... arterial build-up. I would not give her drugs to reduce
hercholesterol." Dr. Newman concluded, "About 10 percent of the whole population in thisstudy had minimal to no evidence of atherosclerosis. This is the clearestdemonstration yet that you don't have to get cardiovascular disease."...
News Tips Thursday, March 25, 1999
... -- #P43 --While alcohol consumption is known to reduce
the risk ofheart attack, the mechanisms of such protection are not clearly defined. Muchof the beneficial effects are related to increases in HDL-cholesterol, the "goodcholesterol," and perhaps to beneficial effects on platelets, that initiateblood ...
Postmenopausal Women Reap Heart Benefits From Foods Containing Vitamin E
...RLANDO, Fla., March 26 -- Postmenopausal women may reduce
their risk ofcardiovascular disease by eating more foods rich in vitamin E, according to astudy presented today at the American Heart Association epidemiology andprevention meeting. Lead author of the study, Lori Mosca, M.D., Ph.D., at the University...
Changes In Levels Of LDLc From Pre- To Post-Menopausal Years Not Valuable Indicator Of Heart Disease, Reports University Of Pittsburgh Researcher
...aluated, and they should make an all-out effort to reduce
theirlevel of risk." Dr. Kuller's group en...approaches, it should be possible to substantially reduce
the risk and number ofheart attacks and strokes among women in the community."...
Cedars-Sinai Medical Tipsheet (B) For March 29
...ribed cortisone sprays,which contain steroids that reduce
inflammation. Housewide Pain Management Initiative Designed To Effect Faster Healing ByReducing Pain A new housewide pain management initiative at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center isdesigned to effect faster, more complete healing by reducing patient pa...
Can We Prevent Hearing Loss In Elderly Women?
...ntly make headlines as evidence suggests that they reduce
the risk ofheart disease, cancer, and other chronic diseases. More advanced studies are needed to determine whether dietary supplements of vitamin B-12and folate can, indeed, help prevent or delay age-related hearing loss. While this growing body of ...
Antibiotics Reduce Inflammation In Heart Disease But Effect On Heart Attacks Remains Unproven
DALLAS, March 30 -- Antibiotic treatment can reduce
the "markers" ofinflammation in the circulation of individuals who have coronary heart disease,but it has not yet been shown to prevent heart attacks, according to earlyresults of a study reported today in Circulation: Journal of the American HeartAs...
Future Chlamydia Screening Should Take Account Of Possible Disadvantages For Women
... by not screening men, the programme could further reduce
men's responsibility for sexual and reproductive h...d professional education to increase awareness and reduce
stigma is an essential prerequisite of a successful screening programme, say the authors. Contact: D...
Trial Begins For First Artificial Liver Device Using Human Cells
...ncorporates human rather than pig-livercells can reduce
those risks and perhaps function more like a norma...ain the patient. "This device has the potential to reduce
the need for liver transplants bygiving acutely ill patients with limited liver damage time to recov...
Inhibiting Growth Of New Blood Vessels Reduces Heart Disease Plaque In Mice
...delay theprogression of heart disease and possibly reduce
the incidence of heart attacksand strokes," Moulto...ible limitation ofusing angiogenesis inhibitors to reduce
plaque growth, says Isner. The resultsthus far, he explains, suggest a "relatively narrow window of...
Rice, Medical Center Institutions Join Forces On Health Initiative
...ion far earlier in the process could significantly reduce
the number ofpeople who become seriously ill." Dr. M. David Low, president of the University of Texas--Houston HealthScience Center, said, "Several years ago I began working on introducing aprogram on the social determinants of health. To imp...
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