Tag: "when" at medical news
Even mild depression increases long-term mortality in heart failure
..." Jiang said. "However, the greatest risk occurred when
we lowered the threshold to a score of eight or greater. In our study, patients scoring seven or higher had a 51 percent higher risk of dying. "This adverse association of depression and increased long-term mortality was independent of other factors,...
Gender gap for lung cancer rates narrowing
...ence of lung cancer in men reached a peak in 1984, when
72.5 of every 100,000 men had the disease, then de...n's five-year survival rate was 6.5% higher. Even when
researchers compared the survival of early-stage patients who all underwent surgery, they found that...
News briefs from the journal CHEST, March 2005
...PD did not have decreased appetite and weight loss when
compared to nonanemics, an indication that the dev...hacholine, causing a 20% decrease in lung function when
compared to celiprolol or placebo, and increased AHR. Propranolol was the only b-blocker class studi...
Implanted devices detect high-risk heart failure patients
...t that the cardiologists are "in uncharted waters" when
it comes to the new devices, their role in the treatment of heart failure, and how to make best use of the new data which they can provide. Additional trials will be needed to tease out the relationships between different patient characteristics, the...
Tobacco industry pays scientists to challenge secondhand smoke's link to infant death risk
...ated many of Philip Morris' suggested changes, and when
he submitted his final draft to them, he had removed his original conclusion about the effect of secondhand smoke on infants. Instead, he wrote that "the majority of the effects of smoking can be explained by prenatal smoking by the mother," and that...
English-speaking Hispanic youth more likely to have sex early
...g experienced sexual intercourse than white youth, when
controlling for all other predictors, the researchers found. However, when
acculturation was considered, less acculturated Hispanic youth were 40 percent less likely to have e...
Current daily smoking may be associated with increased risk for suicidal thoughts and attempts
...refore, a history of depression must be considered when
examining suicide in smokers. Naomi Breslau, Ph.D....cidal thoughts or attempt. These findings remained when
adjusted statistically for prior depression, substance use disorders, prior psychiatric disorders an...
Study: Two brain systems regulate how we call for help
...edators - safety may depend on being careful about when
to call out for help. The UW researchers wanted to...that some monkeys will become inhibited and freeze when
they're frightened, especially when
a predator is nearby and the monkey believes that it hasn't yet ...
Study says rare allergic reactions to drug-eluting stents may raise risk for heart attack
...icians need to be aware of that possibility -- and when
hypersensitivity does occur it needs to be treated in a timely manner and the increased risk of MI should be recognized," Dr. Alameddine states. In addition to Dr. Alameddine, the research team included Aniket Kulkarn MD; Viola Vaccarino MD, PhD; an...
Portable system offers dialysis patients 'liberating' changes
...d can be used not only in a person's home but also when
traveling. Patients at IU have performed their dialysis in their homes, campers, hotel rooms and other locations far from their homes. With this system, patients conduct daily dialysis (up to 2 hours) to accommodate their schedules. "NxStage trial ...
Common schizophrenia symptoms often overlooked by physicians, according to expert panel
...ly illustrates the problem: 65% reported that, when
making treatment decisions, their doctors place "a...s place "a great deal" of importance on depression when
making treatment decisions. Yet patients report that it is as important to control affective and...
St. John's wort amplifies effect of blood thinner Plavix
...ol lowering with atorvastatin would not be as good when
this herb is taken." The six research participants...ase in platelet aggregation. Then, two weeks later when
the drug had entirely left their bodies, they were started on St. John's wort, which they took at a ...
Study: Eye contact triggers threat signals in autistic children's brains
... person's eye region in a more strategic way, like when
the person may not be looking directly at them," says Davidson. Researchers eventually could assess whether such approaches improve the ability to make eye contact and whether they might even induce positive developmental changes in the brain. Becaus...
Mood elevating hormone may trigger depression and heart problems
... were perfectly normal people, but at baseline and when
injected with a medication to block the receptor their test results indicated they might be at higher risk for hypertension. They also were more anxious than people without this genetic variant." The key regulator of norepinephrine function is the al...
New trials for counseling caregivers and patients with Alzheimer's begin
...re evident even three years after counseling. Even when
spouse caregivers have supportive networks, there ...g for a parent in the middle stage of the disease, when
behavioral problems are most common, often the most difficult time for caregivers. "A parent at this...
A shallow hip socket predicts osteoarthritis of the hip
...l/arthritis ), indicate acetabular dysplasia, even when
assessed at a mild degree, as a strong independent risk factor for OA of the hip, even in an elderly population. Led by Dr. M Reijman and supported by the Dutch Arthritis Association, the research team drew its subjects from The Rotte...
The impact of cruciate ligament rupture on osteoarthritis of the knee
...ional nature of this study, we could not ascertain when
the ACL ruptures occurred," notes one of the study's authors, Catherine L. Hill. "The interval between ACL injury and significant knee symptoms may be as long as 30 years, providing one explanation for the low recall of significant knee injury in ou...
Telemedicine revolution is 'disappearing' from the NHS
...ultation may be difficult or time-wasting, such as when
patients live in isolated rural areas. And it make...about health problems, enabling early intervention when
needed, and potentially reducing hospital admissions. But they face similar problems of integration ...
Sunflower seed oil can protect low birth weight babies from infection
...ections than controls. The effect was even greater when
treatment was started within 24 hours of birth in...fection overall (7.2 infections per 100 days), but when
treatment was started on the first day of life, it reduced infection by 61%. Dr Darmstadt comments:...
Three out of the four million newborn babies who die each year could be saved
...he critical childbirth and early neonatal periods- when
women and children in developing countries are most likely to die and a vital window of opportunity to save lives exists." Richard Horton, Editor of The Lancet, comments: "While the infant and mother have been at the centre of efforts to protect earl...
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