Tag: "well" at medical news
Study of energy and health in Africa focuses spotlight on charcoal and forest management
...d development benefits. The African continent, as well
as many developing nations in Asia and Latin Ameri...ssessed multiple strategies to reduce mortality as well
as greenhouse gas emissions from household fuel sources. They gathered a large database of current f...
Charcoal and forest management could reduce greenhouse gas levels & save lives in Africa
...ssessed multiple strategies to reduce mortality as well
as greenhouse gas emissions from household fuel so... large scale than fossil fuels, because there is a well
developed market and you don't need expensive infrastructure like refineries and processing. So, eve...
British hospitals need clinical ethicists
...North America have full time clinical ethicists as well
as clinical ethics committees, who can be called on by staff or patients for help in medico-ethical matters. Studies have shown that ethics consultations are associated with reductions in time spent on ventilators and days in hospital, and that most ...
Wolfowitz is the wrong choice for the World Bank
...ugh to justify his appointment, he argues. "He may well
be skilled at managing a large organisation, but h...ion that the World Bank's executive board would do well
to reject," he concludes....
Study shows promise in identifying kidney failure
...d biomarkers that could help us make the diagnosis well
before it is too late. We identified a candidate protein for the early and rapid diagnosis of acute renal injury that occurs in a common clinical condition, namely after cardiac surgery," he said. While many conditions and diseases can lead to kidney...
First head-to-head study to compare lidoderm patch and Celebrex in treating pain
...satisfaction. In the study, both treatments were well
tolerated, with adverse events reported in eight patients in each group. The most common adverse events were itchiness or redness at the patch site. Additionally, three patients in the Lidoderm group discontinued the study due to adverse events. ...
Study shows patch therapy may be as effective as oral medications
...in intensity. In the study, both treatments were well
tolerated, with adverse events reported in eight patients in each group. The most common adverse events were itchiness or redness at the patch site. Additionally, three patients in the Lidoderm group discontinued the study due to adverse events (ty...
Exercise-induced shortness of breath not always caused by asthma
...uced shortness of breath. "Asthma usually responds well
to treatment, and people with asthma who are well
treated can have normal exercise tolerance," said Miles Weinberger, M.D., professor of pediatrics in...
Study shows soy is well accepted in school lunches
... a meat version prepared for the study were not as well
liked, but there was no difference between the amounts consumed of each. "Children ate less of the meatless nuggets, because the students had strong preconceived notions of the flavor, shape, and size of chicken nuggets," Klein said. "However, the ...
Chronic pain treatments more effective when taken together, new study shows
... of morphine and gabapentin to each drug alone, as well
as to a placebo, in a group of patients with either diabetic neuropathy or postherpetic neuralgia. All the patients received all four treatments. The results showed that pain intensity was significantly lower with the combination treatment than with...
UNC study: Most N.C. family practitioners engage in unrecognized community service
... society, and many say the hallmark of medicine as well
is public service," said Dr. Adam O. Goldstein, as...nd the care physicians give in their practices, as well
as charity and free professional care. "Our study shows that nearly all family physicians reported p...
New study in 'Nature' demonstrates protection against cell death during heart attack
...lready exists that blocks cyclophilin D. The most well
known one is cyclosporine, a drug used to prevent rejection in organ transplantation. Cyclosporin has a downside, however. In addition to blocking cyclophilin D, it also blocks calcineurin, an agent that protects the immune system. Fortunately, th...
It's winning, not losing, that triggers violence at sports events
...e celebratory downing of alcohol, a factor that is well
known to increase the risk of violence, they say....
First UK cases of previously rare disease reported in gay men
...fistulas), abscesses, and narrowing of the anus as well
as problems with the lymphatic system. In these cases, surgery is often necessary. The authors suspect that the problem has been present for some time in the UK, with many cases going undiagnosed....
Public morally obliged to take part in scientific research, says leading ethicist
...at suspicion of doctors and biomedical research is well
founded, he says, this does not mean that research is guilty until proven innocent. "Vigilance against wrongdoing is one thing; the inability to identify wrongdoing, with the result that the good is frustrated and harm caused is quite another," he w...
UCSF study offers insight into human circadian rhythms
...that five of the family members who have FASPS, as well
as a sixth relative with possible FASPS, have asthma and migraine with aura (a neurological sensation that foretells the onset of a migraine). While they have not investigated a possible link, the scientists have taken note. "We're going to follow th...
International breast cancer prevention study launches in the United States and Canada
...breast cancer cells cannot survive. Exemestane is well
tolerated and the side effects associated with the treatment are generally predictable and manageable. Given its potent suppression of estrogen, exemestane has been associated with low instances of mild nausea and hot flashes....
Satellite survey enhances knowledge of Tuscan landslides
... a detailed discussion of the Arno Basin works, as well
as those performed in the Province of Benevento (Campania), another Italian area covered by the SLAM project. Funded by ESA's Data User Programme (DUP) and begun back in May 2003, the objective of the SLAM project has been to implement landslide map...
Hausman to give keynote address at 'Breastfeeding, Motherhood and Feminism' symposium
... be employed and provide for a family's health and well
being at the same time. A woman's ability and willingness to breastfeed is strongly related to the social and labor structures of which she is a part. If it is not possible to incorporate the practice into her daily schedule, she will probably not do...
March/April 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...ns; instead, they find that care coordination done well
may lower liability risks. Liability insurers interviewed as part of the study indicated no reluctance to insure physicians who coordinate care for patients with multiple chronic conditions and no strong tendency to attribute higher risk to this role...
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