Tag: "urinary" at medical news
UK researchers develop novel treatment for fibroids
...additional analgesia. Three needed antibiotics for urinary
tract infections and two had minor skin burns, but these did not need additional treatment. Dr Gedroyc said that eight of the women who had complained of heavy or prolonged periods agreed to have their blood loss measured over one menstrual cycle bef...
Higher nocturnal blood pressure predictive of kidney disease in diabetes
... type 1 diabetes who had normal blood pressure and urinary
albumin excretion levels at enrollment. Over a fol...igher than those in study participants with normal urinary
albumin levels. By contrast, in those whose blood pressure during sleep decreased normally, the prog...
Smokers infections increase risk of early atherosclerosis
...on chronic infections such as bronchitis, ulcers, urinary
tract infections and even gum disease were more than three times as likely to develop early atherosclerosis than people without such infections. Early atherosclerosis was defined as new plaques in previously normal arteries. Infection also promote...
'Drink at least 8 glasses of water a day' -- Really?
...percent. Dark Urine Means Dehydration. At normal urinary
volume and color, the concentration of the blood is within the normal range and nowhere near the values that are seen in meaningful dehydration. Therefore, the warning that dark urine reflects dehydration is alarmist and false in most instances. Is ...
Increased risk of ovarian cancer is linked to estrogen replacement therapy
...use (hot flashes, vaginal drying and thinning, and urinary
tract incontinence and infections). However, after it became clear in the 1970s that women who took estrogen alone had a six to eight times higher risk of developing endometrial cancer (cancer of the lining of the uterus), doctors began prescribing...
Journal of Rehabilitation R&D releases latest issue
...of a genetically engineered spinal cord implant on urinary
bladder after experimental spinal cord injury in r...eurotrophin-secreting Schwann cell implants on the urinary
bladder after spinal cord contusion. Preliminary data suggest that neurotrophin-secreting Schwann ce...
Simple method to diagnose the abdominal compartment syndrome following trauma
...on of blood returning to the heart, and diminished urinary
output. Cedars-Sinai's trauma surgery and critical care specialists insert a Foley catheter into the patient's bladder and apply readily available silk tape to the drainage tubing so that reference points of 1 centimeter increments can be marked. Thi...
Two-drug therapy is best for symptomatic prostate enlargement
...ow of urine through the urethra. Symptoms include urinary
urgency, frequency, and nighttime urination. "Thi...her a significant worsening of symptoms, recurring urinary
tract infection, urinary
retention, incontinence or invasive therapy such as surgery. Compared to ...
University of Pittsburgh researchers use botox to treat overactive bladder
...show promise as a treatment for a variety of lower urinary
tract dysfunctions, according to a study presented... from the treatment such as stress incontinence or urinary
retention. BTX acts by binding to the nerve endings of muscles, blocking the release of the chemical...
Potassium-rich foods can help offset high salt diet contribution to osteoporosis
...id Sellmeyer. But increased dietary salt increased urinary
calcium excretion in the women who received only placebo, and their enhanced calcium excretion was associated also with increases in NTX, suggesting skeletal effects, the authors said. The potassium dosage used in the test was 3.5 grams daily, or abo...
Yale researchers find potential target for treatment and prevention of osteoporosis
...d entirely normal bone density. Detailed serum and urinary
biochemical measurements were performed in four of the participants with very high bone density. These were then compared with results from nine healthy control subjects. "What we found is that the high bone density in this family behaved as a si...
Improving management of urinary incontinence
The prevalence of urinary
incontinence in people aged 65 years or older livi...eagues randomly assigned 421 patients experiencing urinary
incontinence at least once a week to either a control group or to a group that participated in a lif...
Faster detection of bacteria in water, food
...days for doctors to determine that a patient has a urinary
tract infection that can permanently damage the kidneys. Now patients can start taking the proper medications within hours of the test." Dr. Hallerman added that "the research will improve the sensitivity, speed of detection and identification of ba...
ARICEPT significantly improves cognition, daily living over Reminyl in Alzheimers patients
...ent); dizziness (1.6 percent vs. 5.4 percent); and urinary
tract infection (3.1 percent vs. 7.1 percent).++ In a previous, comparative, open-label study between ARICEPT and Exelon (rivastigmine tartrate), another cholinesterase inhibitor, results showed that almost twice as many patients were able to remain ...
High protein diet along with calcium and vitamin D increases bone mineral density
... different effects of high or low protein diets on urinary
loss of calcium and bone health. In a study publi...protein-related deficits in calcium balance due to urinary
calcium excretion. An accompanying editorial by Heaney discusses the homeostatic feedback system c...
Effect of diet on risk of benign prostate disease in middle-aged men
...and is associated with problems ranging from lower urinary
tract symptoms to the need for surgical resection ...d according to whether they had experienced severe urinary
tract symptoms, had an enlarged prostate detected by digital-rectal exam, or had had surgery for an ...
Could an aspirin a day help keep prostate cancer away? Possibly
...of a larger Mayo Clinic study that monitored lower urinary
tract symptoms in 2,115 men from Olmsted County of southeastern Minnesota. The men ranged in age from 40 to79 years at the onset of the study in 1990. The findings about the association between prostate cancer and NSAIDs are based on information obta...
Urinary incontinence of rural older women dramatically improved by behavioral techniques
...hat rural older women with the common condition of urinary
incontinence (UI), who received a behavioral manag...r own continence. She also pointed out that Since urinary
incontinence is a leading reason for persons in rural areas to move to a nursing home, controlling t...
Antibiotic prescription patterns violate guidelines, increase costs
... percent of the antibiotics prescribed for women's urinary
tract infections are the recommended drug, down fr...pecialty culture." Guidelines for the treatment of urinary
tract infections (UTI) have not changed significantly since the early 1990s. For example, a well-kn...
Pelvic floor exercises can reduce incontinence in women
Conservative management of persistent postnatal urinary
and faecal incontinence: randomised controlled tri...fter childbirth, a third of women still experience urinary
incontinence, yet simple treatments such as pelvic floor exercises or bladder training are effective...
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