Tag: "see" at medical news
First head-to-head study to compare lidoderm patch and Celebrex in treating pain
...fects or drug-to-drug interaction. Our hope is to see
similar results in further Lidoderm osteoarthritis knee pain studies." About the Study The randomized, open-label, active-control, parallel-group study, which was intended to enroll 200 patients, contained data for 143 patients experiencing OA pa...
International breast cancer prevention study launches in the United States and Canada
... within four years and study investigators hope to see
as much as a two-thirds reduction in the incidence...sit with a member of the study's clinical staff to see
if they are eligible for the trial. If eligible, they will undergo a routine health examination, ro...
U of M researcher says Viagra may cause permanent vision loss in some men
...rience temporary color changes in their vision and see
things as blue or green," said Howard Pomeranz, M.D., associate professor of ophthalmology at the University of Minnesota Medical School. "NAION is a much more serious condition because it can lead to permanent vision loss." All of the patients had a...
HIV testing should be routine part of primary health care for sexually active
...l and Brown Medical School in Providence, RI. "We see
people diagnosed for the first time every month. It's astonishing that opportunities have been missed to diagnose the patient previously. Either the physician or the patient doesn't think of it." The number of people living with HIV infections in t...
Study finds that coordinating care of chronically ill patients does not increase liability
...inate care beyond recommending that their patients see
specialists. "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...
Unexpected benefit seen in treating HER-2 breast cancer with new preoperative drug combo
...fined as stage II to IIIa. In order to immediately see
if it had an effect on cancer, they sought to use ...tional practice. The goal of the study has been to see
whether tailoring the chemotherapy regimen and adding Herceptin would double rates of pathologicalco...
Advertising by academic medical centers may risk eroding public trust, says study
... "If they are going to advertise, we would like to see
them promote evidence-based services or at least those likely to improve overall public health. Ideally, ads would be presented in ways that assisted the public in making good health decisions by providing balanced and objective information."...
Bullying among sixth graders a daily occurrence, UCLA study finds
...adults may not consider severe can affect kids who see
them happening to their peers." Juvonen said. "Wha...reciate how important it is to intervene when they see
a bullying incident in the hallway or on the school playground, she said. "It affects kids when teac...
Researchers search for first sign of congestive heart failure
...blood pressure," says Dr. Kapuku. "We are going to see
when their blood pressure increases if their diastolic function also is immediately impacted. I am hoping we will be able to identify factors that trigger this diastolic dysfunction." Systolic function is the heart contracting and pumping blood to th...
Understanding how vulnerabilities may keep women in abusive relationships
...ernal orientation or the degree to which the women see
themselves as having value independent of others 2) socialization to violence 3) socialization to the abuse of power 4) a caretaker identity that led to problematic, needy partners, and 5) cultural factors. The first four categories were found in bo...
Stanford patient is first to test new treatment for peripheral arterial disease
... drop to zero, but realistically we simply hope to see
a significant improvement for patients." The succe...after walking, relieved by rest, will be tested to see
if they have a blockage in the superficial femoral artery - the most common cause of such pain and t...
Specific test key to determine whether or not allergy symptoms are really allergy-related
...ns during skin testing," Szeinbach said.People who see
an allergist are almost always given a skin test. ... test, a person often must wait up to two hours to see
if there is a reaction. The skin test also requires extensive training and experience to properly in...
UNH launches 2nd spinout company with NIH grants
...ions enabling magnetic resonance imaging to better see
inside the lungs form the core of the university's...death in the United States, by allowing doctors to see
which parts of the lungs are affected. Hersman has secured FDA approval to test polarized xenon with...
Infant vernier acuity is comparable to that of adults
...pared. The benchmark they chose was the ability to see
small differences in contrast. Adults (ages 20 to ...riment showed that under these conditions, infants see
changes contrast almost as well as adults. The vernier acuity of the infants and adults was then te...
Recovered king of beasts returns to his home, thanks to unique operation
...he first day after the operation one could already see
an observable improvement in his situation. Samson...k steadily, without stumbling, and one could hardy see
traces of his previous illness. During the following ten days he received intensive care from the zo...
New self-help technology set to combat eating disorders
...me may actually prefer to use a CD-ROM rather than see
a practitioner as a result. The computer-guided self-help treatment program for Bulimia has real potential to be utilised in routine clinical practice - especially as a first step to care." Only three short sessions of 20 minutes of clinician time i...
New colorectal cancer screening recommendations for African Americans
...rmation on racial disparities in colorectal cancer see
SEER Cancer Statistics Review 1975-2001 http://seer.cancer.gov/csr/1975_2001/ Full text of the recommendations can be found online at the American Journal of Gastroenterology...
Mountaineering doctors hike medicine to new heights with Xtreme Everest
...gen in their own blood along with running tests to see
how well their brains, lungs and metabolisms are working at extreme altitude. The experiments alone entail a risk of thrombosis and other complications; combined with the harsh mountain conditions, only the toughest are likely to finish the job. The...
Brain imaging study may hold clues to onset of schizophrenia in people at high risk
...ion of the visual target events. "Our goal was to see
if the high-risk individuals showed normal brain activity during these executive tasks or whether or not they showed some of the pathology of individuals who already have schizophrenia," Belger said. The researchers found that when the healthy peopl...
Disfigured patients may be forced to forego surgery
...ed by insurance." ASPS Member Surgeons continue to see
healthcare providers limit coverage on procedures such as skin lesion and tumor removals. Tumor removal decreased by 8 percent in 2004 and is down 11 percent over the past five years; in addition, hand surgery decreased by 10 percent in 2004 and is d...
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