Tag: "reported" at medical news
PCBs, fungicide open brain cells to Parkinson's assault
...red movement or balance. In the 1990s scientists reported
that the brains of Parkinson's patients contained elevated levels of PCBs and certain pesticides. While researchers believe that genetics, the aging process and exposure to toxicants all play a role in the development of Parkinson's, the group led by...
Simpler blood thinning medication effective for preventing blood clots and stroke
...the enoxaparin/warfarin group. Analysis of locally reported
adverse events showed a higher rate of serious cor...continued. "The SPORTIF V trial is the largest yet reported
trial involving patients with atrial fibrillation for prevention of stroke and systemic embolism. Lo...
Elderly people cared for by spouse are at greater risk for abuse, Pitt researchers find
...linical depression, were cognitively impaired, had reported
physical symptoms in the previous week, or were taking care of more needy recipients. In those situations, care recipients were more likely to report that their caregivers screamed and yelled at them, used a harsh tone of voice, insulted them, called...
Certain gun storage practices can reduce risk of youth firearm injuries, suicide
... United States with children younger than 18 years reported
at least 1 firearm, and that 43 percent of these homes had at least 1 unlocked firearm. Many organizations and health authorities advocate locking firearms and ammunition to prevent access to guns by children and adolescents. The association of thes...
Patients with cancer have highly increased risk for blood clots
...rticipants (partners of the patients). Both groups reported
via a questionnaire on acquired risk factors for venous thrombosis. Three months after discontinuation of the anticoagulant therapy, all patients and controls were interviewed, a blood sample was taken, and DNA was isolated to ascertain the gene muta...
Risk factors affect parents' attitudes about STD vaccinations
...parental views on STD vaccination for children was reported
in the Feb.7 issue of the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine by researchers from the Indiana University School of Medicine. In an ongoing series of studies, lead author Gregory D. Zimet, Ph.D., professor of pediatrics and clinical...
New stroke-prevention drug unlikely to be cost-effective except in patients at high risk of bleeding
... whose risk of bleeding is high. The findings are reported
in the February 9 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. In patients with atrial fibrillation, the upper part of the heart often quivers instead of beating, so blood pools and clots in the upper chambers. The blood clots tend to be...
Sex hormone metabolite reduces stress, anxiety in female rats
...ress response in animals. The finding, which was reported
in the Nov. 10, 2004 edition of the Journal of Neuroscience , could provide a new drug target for treating anxiety and depression in women. In the study, Emory researchers Donna Toufexis, PhD, Michael Davis, PhD and Carrie Davis, BS, and Alexis Ham...
Milk, fruits and vegetables may help reduce disability risk
...y Baptist Medical Center researcher and colleagues reported
today that high consumption of dairy products and fruits and vegetables may lower the risk of disability, especially among black women. The research, in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, found that black women who consumed the highest amoun...
Bone density returns when teens stop using Depo Provera, Group Health study finds
...tly reversed," Scholes concluded. In 2002, Scholes reported
similar results among women aged 18 to 39. However, the current study shows that teen women who discontinued using Depo-Provera appeared to regain their bone density faster than older women did. Teens use Depo-Provera at higher rates than older wome...
HIV-infected parents report limiting physical contact with their children
CHICAGO Over one-fourth of HIV-infected parents reported
avoiding certain physical interactions, like huggi...HIV to their children. Fourteen percent of parents reported
at least a moderate fear and 41.7 percent reported
at least "a little" fear of catching infections f...
Over-the-counter supplement appears effective in treatment of midlife-onset depression
...tudy's authors suggested. DHEA has been previously reported
to have antidepressant-like effects. The current study was designed to evaluate DHEA as a treatment for depression with a midlife onset. Peter J. Schmidt, M.D., from the Behavioral Endocrinology Branch of the National Institute of Mental Health, Rock...
US FDA grants full approval to DOXIL(R) following submission of phase III data
...rrent ovarian cancer, the most common side effects reported
with DOXIL therapy included hand-foot syndrome, nausea, mouth sores (stomatitis), tiredness, abdominal pain, vomiting, constipation, rash, fever, reduced red blood cell count (anemia), reduced white blood cell count (neutropenia), weakness, hair loss...
Why North America is not a rhythm nation
...meaningful to their culture.) The new findings are reported
in "Metrical Categories in Infancy and Adulthood" an article in the January 2005 issue of Psychological Science, a journal of the American Psychological Society. "Our findings suggest that throughout our lives, as we passively experience ambient musi...
Pathogen-mimicking vaccine as strategy for cancer therapy
...Coley Pharmaceutical), with a peptide antigen were reported
today in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. The paper shows that the CpG 7909 DNA sequence is safe, and increases the immune system's ability to recognize and destroy cancer cells. The Phase I study was conducted by the Lausanne Branch of the Lud...
Migraine-sparked vision loss may increase stroke risk in women; Migraine
...red to women who don't have migraines, researchers reported
today at the American Stroke Association's Interna...nal Stroke Conference 2005. A separate study also reported
today found that migraines contribute to stroke in young people, independent of the stroke risks pre...
Opportunity missed: TIA patients receive less aggressive attention than those with stroke
...prevent permanent disability or death, researchers reported
at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2005. "There needs to be a paradigm shift in the way the public and physicians look at TIA," said study lead author Bhuvaneswari Dandapani, M.D., medical director of the stroke c...
Rehabilitation can restore some vision after stroke
... that strengthens nerve cell activity, researchers reported
at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2005. "This is the first technique stroke patients can use to improve their vision," said Bernhard Sabel, Ph.D., professor of medical physiology at Otto-von-Guericke University in ...
Anti-depressants used during pregnancy linked to neonatal withdrawal syndrome
...ine and seven with citalopram. The dose was only reported
in 13 cases associated with paroxetine and ranged ...0mg to 50mg per day. The duration of treatment was reported
only in eight cases, and in all of them the drug was used for 4 to 60 months before delivery and sto...
HIV/AIDS conspiracy theories may hamper efforts to halt the disease
...tes the editorial. More than half of new HIV cases reported
in the USA are in African Americans. The Lancet believes that public-health officials working against the spread of HIV/ AIDS need to acknowledge, address and discuss the roots of the conspiracy theories and mistrust prevalent in the African Americ...
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