Tag: "with" at medical news
It's winning, not losing, that triggers violence at sports events
...y not be the result of negative factors associated with
a national team losing, but the result of a positi...team wins. Winning is also likely to be associated with
the celebratory downing of alcohol, a factor that is well known to increase the risk of violence, th...
First UK cases of previously rare disease reported in gay men
...mpanied by fever and malaise. These can be treated with
a three week course of antibiotics. But sometimes ... untreated, this can progress to chronic infection with
the formation of skin pouches (fistulas), abscesses, and narrowing of the anus as well as problems w...
Late developers may run higher risk of infection than sexually mature younger teens
... half of which were the high risk types associated with
the development of cervical cancer. Over half of those infected with
HPV had at least one other infection. Around one in four tested positive for chlamydia, which is as...
Public morally obliged to take part in scientific research, says leading ethicist
...that research has "almost universally been treated with
suspicion and even hostility" by most of those inv...s one thing; the inability to identify wrongdoing, with
the result that the good is frustrated and harm caused is quite another," he writes. He concludes: ...
UCSF study offers insight into human circadian rhythms
...ity of Utah. In 1999, in a study of three families with
the unusual sleep pattern, known as familial advan... research and studies in animals." The study began with
the scientists isolating, or cloning, the mutant gene responsible for causing FASPS in five members ...
International breast cancer prevention study launches in the United States and Canada
... of breast cancer. Exemestane could provide women with
an alternative option to tamoxifen, the only drug ...econds somewhere in the world a woman is diagnosed with
this disease," says Dr. Paul Goss, the ExCel research study chair. "Thousands of women have alrea...
Satellite survey enhances knowledge of Tuscan landslides
... one of Europe's most landslide-prone territories, with
an average of 54 lives lost for each year of the l... taken by ESA's ERS satellites, have been combined with
ground-gathered data to generate detailed products, in order to identify and assess slope instabilit...
U of M researcher says Viagra may cause permanent vision loss in some men
...lood flow to the optic nerve, especially in people with
a low cup to disk ratio, where the blood vessels a...s believe that ophthalmologists should ask all men with
NAION about the use of Viagra, and recommend that patients with
a history of NAION in one eye be cau...
Hausman to give keynote address at 'Breastfeeding, Motherhood and Feminism' symposium
...ve brought women many new opportunities. But along with
these gains come challenges, including the well-documented work-family dilemma -- the struggle to 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 th...
HIV testing should be routine part of primary health care for sexually active
...nprotected sex, injection drug use, or intercourse with
a partner of the same sex. Tests also are offered... doesn't think of it." The number of people living with
HIV infections in the United States continues to increase, according to recent CDC data, and 35 perc...
Geodon effective in psychiatric emergencies; Sharply reduces time in restraints
...ective in treating the severe agitation associated with
alcohol and drug use as it was in treating non-sub...The time period severely agitated patients treated with
Geodon IM were held in restraints dropped by 40 percent compared to the period prior to this study w...
Patients newly diagnosed with HIV are more likely to enter outpatient care with case management
ATLANTA--Patients recently diagnosed with
human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are significant...and Miami evaluated individuals recently diagnosed with
HIV and found that patients who worked with
case managers were 40 percent more likely to visit an HI...
UW study shows blacks and Latinos are more satisfied with physicians of the same race
...e health care system prefer and are more satisfied with
physicians from the same race or ethnicity, according to a new study published in the March-April edition of the Annals of Family Medicine. In analyzing a national survey of more than 3,800 blacks, Latinos and whites, Dr. Frederick Chen, acting assi...
Brain activity prior to treatment flags vulnerability to antidepressant side effects
... that changes in brain activity prior to treatment with
antidepressants can flag patient vulnerability. Pu... treatment and later side effects during treatment with
medication. The study's unique design compares brain function changes in healthy research subjects w...
Study finds that coordinating care of chronically ill patients does not increase liability
...ient's multiple conditions, encouraging compliance with
recommendations of the specialists and taking step...ng that their patients see specialists. "Persons with
multiple chronic conditions often encounter a complex and inefficient system of care as a result of ...
March/April 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
... Surveys, Mainous and colleagues found that people with
elevated levels of serum transferrin saturation a...r mortality. Specifically, they found that people with
elevated levels of transferrin saturation who ingest more than 18 mg of iron per day have a 2.24 tim...
Physicians may not be accurate in their confidence levels of their diagnoses, says Pitt study
...ernal medicine residents and 72 general internists with
faculty appointments and at least two years of post-residency experience. Each subject worked on nine cases. For each case, subjects were asked to provide a diagnosis and a measure of their confidence in the diagnosis. "Focusing on the residents and...
Do minorities survive hospitalization better than others?
...r can certainly guide family members who are faced with
difficult end-of-life decisions and might have sim...y to have DNR orders than other ethnicities. Those with
a DNR were more likely to die during their hospital stay. Writing in the article, S. Claiborne Johns...
Pitt marks 50th anniversary of its Salk polio vaccine with reunion, scientific symposium
...school children, who rolled up their sleeves (some with
tearful reluctance) to be inoculated in local fiel... largest U.S. clinical trial ever to be conducted, with
1.8 million children from 44 states taking part. Making a special appearance will be Mickey Rooney,...
Unexpected benefit seen in treating HER-2 breast cancer with new preoperative drug combo
...ful treatment advantage than expected for patients with
HER-2-positive breast cancer, say researchers at T... Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. When combined with
chemotherapy and used before surgery in early stage breast cancer the drug proved so beneficial - el...
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