Tag: "too" at medical news
Urban neighborhoods affect how people think about health
... could help them better manage their illnesses. In too
many instances, this means that residents are forc... earn enough money to purchase health care or make too
much to qualify for Medicaid," Barnes said. "If not, we will see higher mortality rates and a decrea...
Endangered species: Who will teach anatomy in 2010?
Are there too
few, or just enough future anatomists in the training pipeline to meet teaching needs in the coming ...
Scientists discover way to control allergic reactions
...ory cells. In allergic diseases, the body produces too
many T-helper 2 cells, and not enough T-regulatory...multiple sclerosis. Autoimmune diseases arise when too
many T-helper 1 cells are produced against one's own body. With this approach, it may be possible to...
Bacterial infection associated with heart attack in young men
...body, and once C. pneumoniae has set in, it may be too
late to ward off heart attacks related to the infection. Further studies are being conducted to gather more information about the organism. Eventually, researchers may discover how to prevent C. pneumoniae infection altogether....
Fifteen-year hunt uncovers gene behind 'pseudothalidomide' syndrome
...des very slowly, and the new cells can end up with too
many or too
few chromosomes (a problem also seen in cancer cells). In Roberts syndrome, the cells tend to stop g...
Older children may benefit from treatment for lazy eye
...n aged seven to 17 who had previously been thought too
old to benefit from treatment for amblyopia, commonly known as "lazy eye", showed improvement after treatment in a clinical trial reported in the April issue of Archives of Ophthalmology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Although it is widely agree...
Bad outcomes related to, but not caused by, misdosing of clotbusters in heart attack patients
...ministered is crucial, the researchers said, since too
much can cause unwanted bleeding events, while too
little will not dissolve the blood clot. "Many physicians have assumed that modest errors in dosing ...
Too much water may be as dangerous as too little during long-distance athletic events
... than keep you safe from injury if you're drinking too
much, according to a cardiologist at UT Southweste... Runners or any long-distance athletes who drink too
much water during a race could put themselves at jeopardy for developing hyponatremia, a condition m...
Study challenges current treatment for mild asthma
...delines for treating asthma may have gone a little too
far in requiring patients with truly mild asthma to take these anti-inflammatory drugs every day," said Homer Boushey, MD, professor of medicine at UCSF and study co-leader. "This study will need confirmation before the findings should change the sta...
Independent voice rises to help consumers navigate health care
...consumers felt their share of medical expenses was too
high, for example, the counselor might review the situation and determine that coverage was correct according to the plan's rules," he added. "The problem may not have been resolved, but the consumer was assured that the share of cost was correct. Co...
College students likely drink much more alcohol than they think they do
...search has shown that college students tend to put too
much alcohol into what is considered a "drink," li...ur us drinks of different types, they tend to pour too
much. When we ask them to simply define how many ounces there should be in a single drink, they ten...
Mesotherapy not proven as a safe alternative to liposuction
...of simple injections, known as mesotherapy, sounds too
good to be true - and it just might be. According ...e body's organs and other tissues. There is simply too
much we do not know about mesotherapy to say it is unquestionably safe for patients." Currently, lip...
Melbourne researchers develop safer and more effective 'aspirin'
...e Fairley, CEO of Cerylid Biosciences, said it was too
early to say if the drugs would replace aspirin in treating heart attack and stroke but that at this stage in their development, they had enormous potential. Commercial rights to these anti-thrombotic compounds are held by Cerylid Biosciences. The co...
Patients' lives at risk from substandard drugs say heart specialists
... a dose won't restore blood flow in the artery and too
high a dose could cause a bleed in the brain. "While we analysed only one sample from most of the batches albeit testing more than one vial and using two assays in most cases and therefore can't generalise from our results, there are potentially ser...
Alcohol-impaired driving on the increase, study shows
...many times have you driven when you've perhaps had too
much to drink?" People who reported binge drinking were 13 times more likely to report driving while alcohol impaired. Most binge drinkers reported that they often consume far more than five drinks per binge. "The increase in alcohol-impaired drivin...
Heart failure drug associated with higher risk of death
...patients who have had open-heart surgery, but this too
is likely to be a misguided approach, the authors say. "Very few patients require a vasodilator after open-heart surgery, but kidney dysfunction is a major concern post-operatively," Sackner-Bernstein says. "In addition to this mortality risk in pati...
New research pinpoints best treatment for stroke
... onset. After six hours, it's generally considered too
risky to administer even interarterial clot busting medicines, due to the risk of a potentially deadly hemorrhage. But research presented by interventional neuroradiologists Jeff Carpenter, M.D., and Ansaar Rai, M.D., Assistant Professors at The Dep...
UT Southwestern sports medicine doctor pedals advice on gearing up for safe cycling season
...g technique," Dr. Palacios said. "When the seat is too
high, it can increase stress on the lower back and hamstrings. If it's too
low, problems with the distal quadriceps and anterior knee can occur." Once you have proper fit wit...
Nanoparticles offer new hope for detection and treatment
...e time the tumors are large enough to detect, it's too
late," Lanza says. "With the nanoparticles, we believe we would be able to see the smallest melanoma tumors when they are just large enough to begin new blood vessel formation. Plus, we should be able to deliver chemotherapeutic drugs right to melano...
Genetic screening for iron blood disorder feasible in the workplace
...rth Europeans, causes the body to absorb and store too
much iron. If untreated, the disorder can result in liver cirrhosis, heart problems, diabetes, arthritis and chronic fatigue. Genetic screening for the condition is controversial because not everyone who has the mutation develops the disorder, insure...
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