Tag: "sickness" at medical news
New Guidelines Stress Early Potent Drug Cocktails, Individualized Therapy
...sible for up to a 75 percentdecline in HIV-related sickness
and death where they are available in the UnitedStates, Europe and Japan, says the report's lead author, Charles Carpenter M.D.,a professor at the Brown University School of Medicine based at the MiriamHospital in Providence, R.I. An audio recording ...
Extreme Prematurity Brings Two-Fold Increase In Risk Of Repeating A Grade, Needing Special Education
...ese children from the risk of death to the risk of sickness
and a low quality of life," said Germaine Buck, Ph.D., UB associate professor of social and preventive medicine, and a lead author on the study. "What we found through this research was that rescuing these babies has not exaggerated the burden f...
6,000 Pharmaceutical Scientists Convene November 15-19 In San Francisco
...ven widely-used high altitude sickness
medications like acetazolamide. How can skiers, hikers and tourists determine if their medication is ineffective at high altitudes? Pharmaceutical scientists are just beginning to study the topic and have som...
World's Premier Pharmaceutical Scientists Share Latest R&D Findings
...emerol, Lithium and even widely-used high altitude sickness
medications like acetazolamide. How can skiers, hikers and tourists determine if their medication is ineffective at high altitudes? Pharmaceutical scientists are just beginning to study the topic and have some interesting research findings. DHEA...
Physicians Study Whether "Super-Aspirin" Prevents Alzheimer's
...cientistsbelieve the enzyme plays some role in the sickness
and death ofbrain cells of patients. Since cox-2 inhibitors muck up theenzyme's activity, they might help protect the brain againstinjury. "This is a very exciting step in our efforts againstAlzheimer's disease," says Pierre Tariot, a leader of...
Flu Shots Keep Health Workers On The Job
...e has beendemonstrated to be effective in reducing sickness
and death in young adults andthe elderly, there have been contradictory findings as to whether the vaccinedecreases the rate of influenza or sick leave among health care professionals." Although the U.S. Advisory Committee on Immunization Pra...
Measles Eradication Plan Approved
...," said Dr. Koplan."CDC is committed to ending the sickness
and death caused by measles, and whichcan be prevented by an inexpensive vaccine that has been available for more than35 years. It is no longer acceptable for us to allow measles to continue totake its toll on the most vulnerable members of our soci...
How long-term alcohol consumption can damage the immune system
...d memory. Sarkar explained that "stress can bring sickness
by altering the body's immune function, like when students get sick during an exam or when people have a death in the family." As Rivier's study has discovered, long-term alcohol can also blunt the stress axis' ability to respond to additional stres...
University Of Pittsburgh researchers find some over-the- counter medicine may affect scuba divers' performance
...ting themselves to greater risks for decompression sickness
and nitrogen narcosis? Nitrogen narcosis and decompression sickness
result from inhaling compressed air. Nitrogen narcosis is attributed to the depth of a dive and occ...
Bullying at work increases sick leave among employees
Workplace bullying and sickness
absence in hospital staff 2000; 57: 656-60 Bull...ll of which have been linked to increased rates of sickness
and even death, say the authors. Bullying may create a vicious cycle in health, say the authors, by...
Research project to help pharmaceutical industry examine molecular structure of pills
... developed during the early 1960s to treat morning sickness
in pregnantwomen. In that case, one form of the chiral molecule had the intended effect, Nafie says. However, one side effect of the mirror image wassevere birth defects. Nafie and Freedman developed a technique, called vibrational circular dichroism...
Green tobacco sickness 'highly prevalent' in N.C. farmworkers
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Green tobacco sickness
"is a highly prevalent occupational illness among ... of 182 farmworkers in the study had green tobacco sickness
at least once in a 10-week period, said Thomas A. Arcury, Ph.D., of Wake Forest University School of...
Workers rarely extend the weekend by taking sick leave
...oportion of days lost was marginal." They add that sickness
absenteeism will probably continue to be "a significant problem in industrialised countries in the foreseeable future."...
Testing for alcohol problems in the workplace
...ted that problem drinkers and alcoholics have more sickness
absence in days and spells compared with individua...ction with sleep problems." Hermansson added that sickness
absence, as well as alcohol consumption, are what he called "multi-factorial" issues, "influenced no...
New relief for morning sickness
...re is an extremely effective treatment for morning sickness
in early pregnancy. A large trial was undertaken involving 593 women who were less than 14 weeks pregnant with symptoms of nausea or vomiting. Twenty-minute sessions of acupuncture were given weekly for four weeks. Study Coordinator Dr Caroline Smith...
Standards of medical care on adventure holidays raise concerns
...lls treating fellow travellers with acute mountain sickness
while on holiday - a common and potentially fatal ...ical and safety practice to prevent acute mountain sickness
and other conditions should be mandatory for tour operators, she concludes....
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons professor named 2002 Guggenheim Fellow
..., reflection,relationship-building, and empathy in sickness
and healing. We are delighted to hear of Dr. Charons award from the Guggenheim Foundation, said Dr. Gerald D. Fischbach, Executive Vice President of Health and Biomedical Sciences, dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences a...
Sick or sleepy -- No option in outer space
...ouple of days in orbit? You're sick! Space motion sickness
symptoms are similar to motion sickness
on Earth. About 70 percent of first-time space travelers develop the condition during the first few...
New medical study finds safe, effective relief for morning sickness in unique honey ginger tonic
...arise from a variety of causes, from simple motion sickness
to nausea as a side-effect of other medical proble...such as chemo and radiation therapy." Morning sickness
is a common experience with an estimated 60-80 percent of all women experiencing nausea and /or vomi...
Researchers find trigger for devastating digestive disease, propose treatment
...toms. Over time, celiac sprue can lead to overall sickness
and even intestinal cancer. In the small intestine, enzymes from the pancreas initially digest gluten by breaking it into a number of fragments called peptides. In most people, the larger peptides probably work their way down to the lower intestine ...
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