Tag: "without" at medical news
Study of energy and health in Africa focuses spotlight on charcoal and forest management
...ican nations make the transition to clean charcoal without
drastically increasing pollution and decimating tr..., scenarios that forecast large shifts to charcoal without
improvements in harvesting and production would lead to severe increases in greenhouse gas emissions...
Charcoal and forest management could reduce greenhouse gas levels & save lives in Africa
..., scenarios that envision large shifts to charcoal without
improvements in harvesting and production lead to ... or two guys going out in the woods, almost always without
a permit and on somebody else's land, cutting down a tree or two, chopping it up, lighting it, cover...
First head-to-head study to compare lidoderm patch and Celebrex in treating pain
... into the epidermal and dermal layers of the skin, without
loss of sensation or numbness. The Lidoderm patch should only be applied to intact skin. The most frequently reported adverse events with the Lidoderm patch are application site reactions, including erythema, edema, discoloration, burning sensation...
UMaine study looks at infants and chronic nighttime crying
... and to have non-parental day care than were those without
sleep-related night crying. And preschoolers who typically slept 9.5 to 10.5 hours per night were found less likely to experience SRNC than children with longer or shorter sleep periods. In addition to preventing parents from getting a good night's s...
Exercise-induced shortness of breath not always caused by asthma
...ought they should be able to do anything they want without
limits," Weinberger said. "We were able to reassur...ing that would enable them to be physically active without
the natural anxiety that occurs with dyspnea." For the other patients, the testing revealed several ...
Satellite survey enhances knowledge of Tuscan landslides
...lide hazard and risk, particularly for those areas without
reliable ground data." Casagli explained that GNDCI played a role in assessing the SLAM products "in terms of completeness of the methodology and conformity with the international scientific state-of-the-art. This has been particularly relevant with...
Cultural and social factors influence prostate cancer treatment
...7,920 Hispanic, non-Hispanic, white, and black men without
underlying conditions who were registered in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) cancer database. The investigators found that sociocultural and racial factors independently predicted treatment. Caucasian, black, and Hispanic patie...
Primary care office strategies may increase colon cancer screening
... would not have implemented changes as effectively without
the facilitators' providing attention, support, and technical assistance," the authors wrote. "Overall, our results suggest that use of an office systems approach toward improving CRC screening behavior in real-world primary care practices is feasibl...
Professionalism and professional ethics in medicine
... of them found overt ways of negotiating solutions without
resorting to covert rule breaking." "Physicians' experiences in situations of resource constraints appear to be more complex than the normative literature on health care rationing assumes," the authors conclude. "In addition, reasoning about justice ...
Fat may promote inflammation, new study suggests
...ose (sugar) in the blood. In 15 study participants without
diabetes, higher levels of the "bad" proteins, interleukin 6 and tumor necrosis factor alpha, were associated with a lower ability to respond to insulin and use glucose. On the other hand, higher levels of the "good" protein adiponectin were associat...
Hepatitis C and health-related quality of life
...uggests that HCV can diminish quality-of-life even 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...
Child care may affect entire community's risks of infection
... S. pneumoniae often exists in the nose and throat without
causing problems, but if the bacteria grow out of control, they may result in illness ranging from minor conditions such as ear infections to more serious diseases like sinusitis, pneumonia, and meningitis. A childhood vaccine released in 2000 has de...
Treatment of cardiac lesions without anaesthesic
...atment. Thus, a catheter introduced into the heart without
need of an anaesthetic is used, significantly reducing the length of the operation (less than thirty minutes), as well as the risks and complications arising from the transesophageal ecography and the general anaesthetic. In this way, it is much more...
Risky surgery not always necessary to treat cervical disease
...treat and also prevent) now present possible cures without
invasive means, thereby eliminating these risks. Chemoprevention involves the use of micronutrients or pharmaceutical agents to delay or prevent the development of cancer from HPV in currently healthy patients. Progress and treatment of the infected...
RIT takes eye-tracking research to next level
...maging designers of those systems cannot be solved without
understanding how people move their attention, and therefore their eyes, when viewing fast-action sequences" says Pelz. In the newest incarnation of the wearable eye tracker, Pelz is using a binocular tracker that monitors both eyes to study how ...
Stanford patient is first to test new treatment for peripheral arterial disease
...apable of popping open and straightening out again without
breaking. That's not necessary for the heart. In addition, the total dosage of the drug coating must be higher on the long leg stent than in a small stent in the heart." The stent used in Erickson's leg was made by Cook, Inc., a large medical-device ...
Opponents of needle-exchange programs should think about their message to drug users
...dies confirming that NEPs can save lives and money without
increasing drug abuse. Last year, for example, Ca...allows pharmacy sales of up to 10 sterile syringes without
a prescription, and the Texas legislature is currently considering a bill that will permit the opera...
UNH launches 2nd spinout company with NIH grants
...is to bring everything together into a small space without
the three magnetic fields involved interfering with one another." UNH has already filed for three patents based on Hersman's innovations and is in the process of filing for two more. "This is great for UNH and New Hampshire," said Robert Dalton, dire...
ESC releases the first European Guidelines on Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI)
...us types of coronary lesions and patients with and without
myocardial infarction. The ESC Guidelines on PCI r...NSTE-ACS (unstable angina or myocardial infarction without
ST-segment elevation) have to be stratified first for their risk of acute thrombotic complications. ...
Recovered king of beasts returns to his home, thanks to unique operation
...t in his situation. Samson began to walk steadily, without
stumbling, and one could hardy see traces of his previous illness. During the following ten days he received intensive care from the zoo staff, which included special food, antibiotic medicine, vitamin supplements and other "special treatment." "The ...
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