Tag: "adverse" at medical news
Antioxidants show no clear benefit against cardiovascular events, death in high-risk women
...tamin E experienced fewer strokes. No additional adverse
effects were observed for those taking active pills vs. placebo, with the exception of a small increase in reports of upset stomach among those taking active beta carotene. Overall, we found no benefit on the primary combined end point for any of t...
DNA vaccine against multiple sclerosis appears safe, potentially beneficial
...ability, drug-associated laboratory abnormalities, adverse
events or the number and volume of contrast-enhancing [visible on MRI] lesions on brain MRI with BHT-3009 treatment compared with placebo, the authors write. In fact, there was a trend toward a decrease in the number and volume of contrast-enhancing ...
Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk
...ion will be diabetic after 10 years. With all the adverse
health effects of diabetes, this is a hugely important issue for middle-aged African-Americans. Although we did not have the opportunity to conduct similar research in other cities with large numbers of urban African-Americans such as New York City,...
New treatment effective in counteracting cocaine-induced symptoms
... the standard treatments dont alleviate all of the adverse
effects of cocaine on the heart, blood pressure and central nervous system. The study examined results from 22 healthy adults who reported to have never used cocaine. The investigators administered a small, medically approved dose of cocaine nose dro...
New study shows promise in reducing surgical risks associated with surgical bleeding
...th human coagulation proteins and possibly lead to adverse
effects, including severe bleeding and thrombosis....y endpoints included the incidence and severity of adverse
events and the incidence of antiproduct antibodies. The study demonstrated that both rhThrombin a...
Inhaled nitric oxide safe for tiny preemie lungs, UCSF study finds
...d in the August 2007 issue of Pediatrics, found no adverse
affects of inhaled nitric oxide on surfactant prod... but weve been concerned about safety. We found no adverse
effects of inhaled nitric oxide and perhaps a beneficial effect in terms of surfactant function, Bal...
Statin drugs may delay progressive artery damage in children
...rs of follow-up, no serious clinical or laboratory adverse
events were reported, as well as any untoward effe...ficient to appropriately estimate the incidence of adverse
events in children on statin treatment. Optimal age for beginning statin therapy in FH children rem...
AASM to school-bound: Sleep is the right ingredient for academic success
...dds Dr. Downey. Several studies that outline the adverse
effects of poor sleep among children and teens with regards to their academic performance were presented at SLEEP 2007, the 21st Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, this past June: Students with symptoms of sleep disor...
First of its kind report on how children with brain tumors perform at school
... Lhteenmki says girls may be more sensitive to the adverse
effects of radiation therapy, which has been regarded as the main cause of cognitive decline. The study also found 94 percent of brain tumor survivors completed the ninth grade of Finnish comprehensive school at the usual age. These results are enc...
Sucampo Pharmaceuticals submits supplemental new drug application for Lubiprostone to treat IBS-C
...acebo groups showed a similar incidence of serious adverse
events (1% in both the lubiprostone and placebo groups) and related adverse
events (22% in lubiprostone vs. 21% in the placebo group). The most common treatment-related advers...
Plants uptake antibiotics
...ly. However, Satish Gupta, group leader notes The adverse
impacts of consuming plants that contain small quantities of antibiotics are largely unknown. Consumption of antibiotics in plants may cause allergic reactions in sensitive populations, such as young children. There is also concern that consuming a...
New study shows Rescue Remedy is an effective all-natural stress, anxiety reliever
... pharmaceutical drugs yet without any of the known adverse
side effects, including addiction. Rescue Remedy, manufactured by Nelsons, contains five flower essences: Rock Rose to alleviate terror and panic, Impatiens to mollify irritation and impatience, Clematis to combat inattentiveness, Star of Bethlehe...
U of M researchers assess effectiveness of computerized physician order entry system
...ease. In five of the twelve studies, the number of adverse
events from drugs errors did not decrease. More th...alf million patients suffer injuries or death from adverse
events, causing up to $5.6 million annually per hospital, according to the review....
Intensive-care patients with alcohol problems are more likely to require mechanical ventilation
...essive alcohol consumption not only causes serious adverse
events such as alcohol intoxication and accidents, but also increases the chances of developing life-threatening medical illnesses such as pneumonia, asthma, chronic obstructive lung disease, infections and respiratory failure. De Wit recommended ...
Extended duration work shifts risky to the safety, well-being of medical interns, patients
...ated significant medical error that resulted in an adverse
patient event and reported 300 percent more fatigue-related preventable adverse
events resulting in the death of the patient. Moreover, interns who reported a medical error that r...
Report calls for new directions, innovative approaches in testing chemicals for toxicity to humans
...en sufficiently perturbed, are expected to lead to adverse
health effects. The committee recommends the use of "high-throughput assays" -- rapid, automated experiments that can test hundreds or thousands of chemicals over a wide range of concentrations -- to evaluate chemicals' effects on these toxicity ...
Experts call for urgent research into anti-epileptic drugs given to children
...ake their family doctor or consultant aware of any adverse
effects or problems their child experiences....
GSK announces launch of largest ever Phase III trial in lung cancer treatment
...hase II clinical study, the most commonly reported adverse
events were mild local (pain, redness, swelling) o...tient was withdrawn from the clinical trial due to adverse
events possibly related to the MAGE-A3 treatment. Based on available results, GSKs MAGE-A3 ASCI may ...
Performance-related financial incentives for hospitals not linked with improved quality of care
... not find evidence that pay-for-performance had an adverse
impact on improvement in processes of care that were not subject to financial incentives. Additional studies of pay-for-performance are needed to determine its optimal role in quality-improvement initiatives," the researchers write....
New drug shows promise in treatment of advanced thyroid cancer
...Five of them withdrew because of treatment-related adverse
events. The most common side effect was fatigue, affecting 50 percent of patients, but only 5 percent had severe fatigue and only one patient left the trial for this reason. Axitinib also caused hypertension in about 28 percent of patients and a r...
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