Tag: "symptoms" at medical news
More evidence of cannabis-induced psychosis
...omotor functions. Other effects included transient symptoms
of derealisation and depersonalisation, and paranoid delusions. They were described by one subject as worse than those experienced after smoking cannabis. One subject was given dronabinol, a synthetic THC that has been in medical use in the USA since...
Exercise-induced shortness of breath not always caused by asthma
... these conditions, exercise testing reproduced the symptoms
troubling the patient in 117 cases, Although EID had previously been attributed to asthma in 98 of these patients, only 11 patients were shown to have asthma as the cause of their exercise-induced symptoms. For the majority of the other patients, not...
First UK cases of previously rare disease reported in gay men
...ction usually manifests as an ulcer or papule, and symptoms
usually include rectal inflammation (proctitis), rectal pain and bleeding, straining, constipation and abdominal pain. The infection may also be accompanied by fever and malaise. These can be treated with a three week course of antibiotics. But somet...
Mouse model reveals potential way to reduce cardiac deaths in kidney patients
...patients with chronic kidney disease that includes symptoms
such as obesity, high blood pressure and insulin resistance. The condition, which is rapidly increasing in both adults and children, is also associated with higher risks of diabetes and heart disease. The mice develop metabolic syndrome as a result ...
Fat may promote inflammation, new study suggests
...ncreased risk for metabolic syndrome, a cluster of symptoms
that increases the risk for heart disease. The syndrome is diagnosed when someone has at least three of the following: abdominal obesity, high triglycerides, low levels of high-density liprorotein ("good") cholesterol, high blood pressure and increas...
Novel therapy tested in mice could chase away cat allergies
...tions. That chemical, histamine, brings on allergy symptoms
such as sneezing, wheezing, itching, watery eyes and sometimes asthma. When a cat-allergic person touches or inhales a protein found in cat saliva or dander (small scales from skin or hair), key immune system cells respond by spewing out histamine. A...
Hepatitis C and health-related quality of life
... without causing liver disease, perhaps due to HCV symptoms
that do not involve the liver, HCV-related cognitive dysfunction, or an association between HCV and comorbid psychosocial disorders. To better understand how HCV influences health-related quality-of-life, researchers led by Brennan M.R. Spiegel, M.D...
Optical technique identifies vulnerable plaques in cardiac patients
...ack or had acute coronary syndrome (ACS), a set of symptoms
associated with reduced blood supply to the heart muscle. A third group had stable angina, chest pain that occurs with physical or mental stress, which is not usually related to plaque rupture. Clear OCT images of the suspicious lesions were obtain...
NIH state-of-the-science panel calls for 'demedicalization' of menopause
...cally induced menopause, do experience significant symptoms
that greatly diminish quality of life. For women whose menopausal symptoms
are severe and persistent, the panel found nothing as effective as estrogen therapy for alleviating ...
First mouse model for multiple system atrophy points to new treatment targets for brain diseases
..., and colleagues demonstrated that the mice showed symptoms
similar to human MSA. These include an accumulatio... Initially MSA was given three names, based on the symptoms
physicians had observed. However, when they closely examined patients' pathology, the disorders seem...
Stanford patient is first to test new treatment for peripheral arterial disease
...to the American Heart Association. The most common symptoms
are pain in the legs or buttocks while walking or climbing stairs. Risk factors for PAD are the same as for heart disease: smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure and a high cholesterol level. People with PAD are also at high risk for heart attacks an...
Specific test key to determine whether or not allergy symptoms are really allergy-related
COLUMBUS, Ohio Many people with allergy-like symptoms
could get the test they need, and the right treatm... physicians could better serve their patients with symptoms
related to hay fever, or allergic rhinitis, by using a definitive blood test to screen for actual al...
Chronic fatigue patients show lower response to placebos
...ex illness that has no known cause or cure. Myriad symptoms
include severe malaise, muscle and joint pain, sleep and mood disturbances and headache. The symptoms
continue for at least six months and cannot be explained by any other medical conditions. The Center...
Depression linked to insomnia in HIV patients
... especially in patients who have not yet developed symptoms
of AIDS. Reid also says researchers should study how a patient's living conditions, along with his or her alcohol, drug and caffeine use, could affect insomnia risks....
Recovered king of beasts returns to his home, thanks to unique operation
...Samson's illness was brought to my attention after symptoms
of damage to his nervous system appeared. I was as...ceive vitamin supplements in their food daily, the symptoms
that Samson suffered appear, although rarely, among these animals. In all of the previous cases of t...
New self-help technology set to combat eating disorders
...actitioner. Many people feel really ashamed of the symptoms
of bulimia such as bingeing and vomiting or purging of food. Some 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...
Use of inhaled corticosteroid led to fewer hospitalizations for young children with asthma
...during the study period. Parents who recognize the symptoms
of asthma in their children coughing, wheezing, c... oral corticosteroids. For more information on the symptoms
and triggers of asthma, as well as potential treatment options, parents can visit www.everydaykidz....
The European Society of Cardiology launches Women at Heart
... disease' by the general public and, since women's symptoms
and disease progression trends differ from men's, ...ave formulas on pain in women and on heart disease symptoms
but less training on non-typical pain or symptom patterns. They may misdiagnose a woman with heart ...
Yale authors raise concerns regarding regionalized heart attack care
... patients who arrive at a hospital with chest pain symptoms
aren't experiencing a heart attack." Andrew Epstein, assistant professor of Public Health (Health Policy and Administration) believes the adoption of such a system may require a large-scale reorganization of U.S. health care. "Assuming that regionali...
Single mothers at higher risk for depression
...75% scored in the mild to high range of depressive symptoms
based on well-know measurement scales. Results s...single mothers reported a high level of depressive symptoms
including negative thinking and chronic stressors. The resulting depression could interfere with th...
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