Tag: "suffering" at medical news
Chronic pain treatments more effective when taken together, new study shows
from chronic, debilitating pain caused by nerve da...to dramatically improve quality of life for people suffering
from neuropathic pain, a condition that has puzzled health care workers for years because it is ofte...
Geodon effective in psychiatric emergencies; Sharply reduces time in restraints
...ht to the hospital's Psychiatric Emergency Service suffering
from acute agitation who were given Geodon. Of these, 72 were suffering
only from psychiatric conditions, 10 had abused alcohol, and 28 had abused various forms of drugs. ...
OHSU scientists test medication to treat involuntary weight loss
... medication that will likely be tested in patients suffering
from a common, disease-related form of malnutritio...trials where both healthy human patients and those suffering
from cachexia receive related oral medications to determine the drug's safety and effectiveness. ...
Mental health service costs offset by savings in other public sectors
...ave to be spent on that sector but also reduce the suffering
of the youth and their families. In addition, by not having a juvenile justice record, youth improve their chances of finishing high school and making a successful transition to adulthood and becoming future taxpayers." The study is detailed in a ...
Recovered king of beasts returns to his home, thanks to unique operation
... be in poor condition. I diagnosed that Samson was suffering
from damage to the posterior portion of his skull,...amir. A CT exam confirmed that the lion was indeed suffering
from a serious distortion of the rear portion of his skull and subsequent brain pressure. According ...
Antiretroviral therapy may prevent excess risk of some cancers in people with HIV
...on. "Controlling the epidemic and ameliorating the suffering
of persons living with HIV/AIDS are more urgent than ever," they write. "Continued study of cancer in people with HIV/AIDS will redound to give us clues about cancer etiology to the benefit of all."...
Binge drinking can impair both mood and cognitive performance
...now that people will self medicate with alcohol if suffering
from symptoms of anxiety or depression. "We need to know also whether binge drinking will contribute to anxiety and depression and if the effects of binge drinking and mood add together to impair cognitive performance. We plan to study how such eff...
Access to oral health care: Not a level playing field
...access to it, and their oral and general health is suffering
as a result. At the 83rd General Session of the International Association for Dental Research, convening today at the Baltimore Convention Center, research groups from ten institutions will report on various studies designed to solve the problems of ...
Drug companies and governments must act on fake drug problem
...efending the people." Cockburn believes that "the suffering
of millions of patients could be eased by issuing public health warnings from available information that is currently kept confidential by the pharmaceutical industry." "Our report urges a change to mandatory reporting by drug companies to governmen...
2005 Young Investigator Award
...lems which can be debilitating for the individuals suffering
Breakthrough in medical research: New chemotherapy gives hope to brain tumour patients
...o radiation therapy increases survival in patients suffering
from glioblastoma, a very aggressive form of a brain tumour. Further, molecular analyses of the tumour allowed for the identification of those patients most likely to benefit from this type of treatment. The findings are leading to a new standard of ...
Emotional memory study reveals evidence for a self-reinforcing loop
...ccording to Cabeza, therapists working with people suffering
from PTSD as a result of the 9/11 terrorist attack have used this technique to alleviate its symptoms. In further studies, the researchers plan to manipulate the degree of emotion experienced by the subjects, as well as how much detail is remembered,...
Implanted devices detect high-risk heart failure patients
...eating action -- are known to be at higher risk of suffering
a heart attack. The new insight from CRT-D devices is possible because they record detailed data on heart function 24 hours a day. These new findings are important for two reasons, the researchers said. First, the collected information appears to mo...
Depression predicts heart rhythm abnormalities in heart attack patients
... depression conferred an 81 percent higher risk of suffering
from ventricular tachycardia. "We were surprised t...ess and anxiety are known to be at higher risk of suffering
a heart attack, the researchers said. The researchers hope correlate the clinical data obtained from...
York study tests enhanced care for depression patients
...x and eight per cent of people in this country are suffering
from depression. The World Health Organisation will very soon declare that the economic burden of depression worldwide will be second only to that of coronary heart disease. "This study will helpus to determine whether collaborative care can provide...
IADR & GSK announce 2005 Innovation in Oral Care Awards
...concepts will one day be widely available to those suffering
from oral diseases which today are not easily prevented or treated," said Dr. David Alexander, Director of Worldwide Professional Affairs for GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare. "We have been extremely pleased with the progress of the projects funde...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for March 2005 (first issue)
...mong all SARS outbreaks was 9.6 percent, but those suffering
from SARS-related critical illness died at a 50 percent rate. Worldwide, children were relatively protected from this severe illness. The report notes that the first symptom of SARS is often fever followed by diffuse muscle pain (myalgia), headache...
New device will help stroke victims' recovery
...uropean Union every year. In addition to the human suffering
involved, their treatment demands significant medical resources. Recovery from a stroke is often lengthy and involves frequent hospital visits. Victims may lose the power of clear speech and can feel embarrassed and depressed by their condition. The ...
Referrals to palliative care come too late to improve quality of life for cancer patients
...rals to palliative care are essential to alleviate suffering
and improve treatment outcomes and quality of life for people with cancer," said Tatsuya Morita, MD, Department of Palliative and Supportive Care, Palliative Care Team and Seirei Hospice in Shizuoka, Japan, and lead author of the study. "Patients and...
Psychiatric disorders greatly underdiagnosed in hospital emergency departments
... underdiagnosing contributes to needless emotional suffering
because many of the more common disorders, such as depression and anxiety, respond well to psychotherapy and pharmacological interventions."...
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