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New guidelines conclude all aerosol therapy devices equally effective

...efficiency of aerosol delivery. Panel members also strongly recommend that clinicians provide patients with sufficient instruction on the use of their aerosol inhaler in order to maximize asthma control. "Many health-care providers are confused by the large number of aerosol delivery devices available and hav...

Unique presentation of delirium after stem cell transplantation

...ints of emotional distress, fatigue, and pain were strongly associated with delirium occurrence. This study demonstrates that clinicians cannot rely on classic presentations such as hallucinations and agitation to recognize delirium in this patient population. Instead, the authors conclude, "more subtle sympt...

Health report-card fears make doctors forgo potential life-saving heart treatment

...e state mortality reports, indicating whether they strongly agreed, agreed, disagreed or strongly disagreed with each statement. Conducted by Narins with Frederick Ling, M.D., Wojciech Zareba, M.D.,...

A biomarker to predict osteoarthritis

...://www.interscience.wiley.com/journal/arthritis ), strongly supports the relationship between increased production of HA and increased risk for OA, specifically of the knees and hips, among ethnically diverse men and women. Led by Drs. Alan L. Elliott and Joanne M. Jordan of the Thurston Arthritis Research ...

New findings on patient safety at children's hospitals

...asure the safety of children's care. The team also strongly cautions that their analysis showed that the rates of patient safety issues in children's hospitals are low, so that statistically valid comparison of hospitals is not always possible. But the new analysis does show the need for very specific studies...

Exercise combats metabolic syndrome in older adults

... fitness, but the 23 percent fewer cases were more strongly linked to reductions in total and abdominal body fat and increases in muscle leanness, rather than improved fitness. The researchers' findings raise the importance of physical exercise in treating both men and women with the metabolic syndrome, a clu...

Web-based tool to help clinicians make schizophrenia treatment decisions

...g psychosis and cognitive function. These findings strongly advocate limiting the use of multiple drugs. "I think patients will get much better care," Meltzer said. "We are excited to be involved in the implementation of these algorithms," said Karen Rhea, M.D., vice president for Medical Services at Center...

Cervical cancer treatment depends on patient age

...f, for as yet undefined reasons, was a factor that strongly affected survival, independent of the other factors. Women over 70 with cervical cancer had about 1.6 times the risk of death as did comparable women under 70 having the same tumor stage, type of treatment and additional medical diseases. According ...

ZYVOX(R) demonstrates high success rate for patients who develop MRSA surgical site infections

... to treat or prevent infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by susceptible bacteria. When culture and susceptibility information are available, they should be considered in selecting or modifying antibacterial therapy. In the absence of such data, local epidemiology and susceptibility...

NHLBI statement on oral contraceptive study

...e OCs were not available to older women and CVD is strongly related to disease. For a more complete discussion of these points, see the WHI study website ( www.whi.org/news/ ). ...

Other highlights in the December 15 JNCI

...one binding globulin. The hormone levels were most strongly associated with the risk of ERpositive/PRpositive ... In addition, all hormone levels tended to be most strongly associated with in situ disease. Contact: Amy Smith, Public Affairs, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 6...

Success of experimental herpes vaccine builds momentum for human clinical trials

...sted in humans. Straus said that the results argue strongly for taking dl5-29 into human trials. "Based upon d15-29's biological and immunological properties, it appears to be the most compelling new vaccine candidate for genital herpes," he said. Straus said that dl5-29 seemed especially promising because i...

Carbon nanotubes yield a new class of biological sensors

...a one-molecule-thick layer of compounds that react strongly with a particular chemical-in this case, glucose. The mix of compounds is chosen so that the reaction also changes the nanotubes' fluorescent response. Then the researchers load the coated nanotubes into a needle-thin capillary tube that can safely b...

Protein 'key' could aid search for cancer drugs

...ells with damaged DNA. In healthy cells, p21 binds strongly with PCNA to prevent the cells from making copies of DNA until the genetic damage is repaired. Shamoo and Bruning solved the structure of PCNA containing two other forms of PIP-box keys, both of which are involved in DNA replication. By compar...

SIDS risk linked to lack of experience with tummy-sleeping

... the way over. Back-sleeping should continue to be strongly encouraged to protect against SIDS."...

Employees bring bad moods home, but they disappear by morning

...rom "not at all" to "extremely much" to report how strongly they felt about statements such as "right now each minute of work seems like it will never end," and "right now I find real enjoyment in my work." The study found the amount of spillover employees experienced both at home and work depended on whethe...

Obesity hinders imaging quality, diagnosis

....10 percent in 1989 to 0.19 percent in 2003, which strongly correlates with the increase in obesity in the state of Massachusetts from nine percent in 1991 to 16 percent in 2001. The imaging exam most often filed as limited was abdominal ultrasound (1.5%), followed by chest x-ray (0.08%) and abdominal ...

Highlights of the December Journal of the American Dietetic Association

...ty. The researchers note that abdominal obesity is strongly associated with development of cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death among American women, especially in late premenopausal and early postmenopausal periods. "The ability of physical activity to minimize abdominal obesity could be a stro...

Ugandan study highlights best drug combinations for treating malaria in Africa

...rtemisinin-containing combination therapy has been strongly advocated for use in Africa, but limited clinical experience and the high cost of these regimens are important obstacles. In Kampala, amodiaquine+sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine currently offers a readily available, efficacious, and economical alternativeA...

International study provides culture-by-culture clues to family violence and abuse

...uded in the study, a country's history and culture strongly influence what its residents consider to be unacceptable -- and acceptable -- examples of domestic violence and abuse. The aim of the study -- and the international team of researchers involved in it -- was to collect data on people's perceptions ...

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