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Use of pulmonary artery catheterization does not show benefit for severe heart failure patients

...either increases risk of death or hospital stay or adds benefit, according to another article in this issue of JAMA. The PAC is used to diagnose various diseases and physiological states, monitor the progress of critically ill patients, and guide the selection and adjustment of medical therapy, according ...

Elsevier announces a publishing partnership with the Ambulatory Pediatric Association

...rnal to our core collection of Pediatrics titles," adds Josh Spieler, who will serve as Publisher of Ambulatory Pediatrics for Elsevier. "Together with our partners at the Ambulatory Pediatric Association, we believe Ambulatory Pediatrics offers pediatricians an increasingly important perspective on th...

Scientists pinpoint inflammation gene

...thnic group, which is rare in human genetics. This adds to other clear evidence that SEPS1 is a good target in defeating inflammation, which plays an important role in virtually every disease of major public health importance."...

Aussie blokes dying for a health policy, say UWS men's health experts

...void taking responsibility for men's poor health," adds Mr Woods. "However this view ignores factors such as early life experience and education, social support and working conditions. There's a wealth of research which shows the poorer and more disadvantaged you are, the worse your health is. Often it's ...

Penn researchers discover the powerful tool of simultaneous fMRI and PET imaging

...he more metabolism you have, the more blood flow," adds Newberg. "But there are times the two don't match ...d have now put them together in a way that works," adds Newberg. "We can take the results of the simultaneous fMRI and PET scans and come up with two separa...

Researchers call for better recognition and pain management of endometriosis

...ices for women with endometriosis is long overdue" adds Professor Huntington. "Our study found that although the pain of endometriosis can be severe and unrelenting, our interviewees reported that advice and support from health professionals was limited to surgical and hormonal remedies. "Much more nee...

Heredity plays big role in heart disease risk factors

...mental influences to be more important in blacks," adds Dr. Snieder. "We did not find that." What they did find they hope will provide new insight and possibly new, more targeted treatment strategies for a cross section of people with heart disease. "What we are very interested in is how these risk factor...

4D ecography for the diagnosis of prenatal cardiopathy

...ing out the spatio-temporal correlation of images, adds movement to 3D ecography. In this way, apart from obtaining exclusively anatomic information, structure from a functional perspective is evaluated". Foetal cardiopathy One of the great advances of this technique is its application to the foetal he...

Notch signaling molecule important in type 2 immunity

...t Notch is a critical regulator of this response," adds co-author David Artis, PhD, Assistant Professor at Penn's School of Veterinary Medicine. "The ability of these same animals to mount strong Th1 responses demonstrates the specificity of the Notch pathway in regulating this important cell type of the ...

Viagra blunts effects of stress on the human heart

...ise stress, or in diseases such as heart failure," adds Kass. After the first injection of dobutamine, the force of heart contraction increased by 150 percent in both groups. And in the placebo group, this increase repeated itself after the second injection. However, in the group treated with sildenafil...

Can bench pressing reduce or prevent lymphedema symptoms in breast-cancer survivors?

..."Further, the psychological effects are enormous," adds Schmitz. "Indeed, many women have reported that they would rather have another mastectomy than lymphedema because it's a painful, constant, and debilitating reminder of their breast cancer." Current clinical guidelines advise lymphedema sufferers to...

Doctors call for urgent review of cancer initiative

...nancies are being detected outside the new system" adds Mr Hanna, now a specialist registrar at Leeds General Infirmary. "Increased waiting times for other appointments have also been noted and this has raised fears that the target may actually be leading to a delay in diagnosing cancers in many patients....

Decline in breast cancer deaths explained by use of screening and adjuvant therapies

...at we have available in this country," he says. He adds that the survival benefits offered by screening an...efit of providing adjuvant therapy is certain." He adds that he continues to feel strongly that women should be informed of the risks of screening as well a...

Talk therapy more effective long term treatment for SAD than light therapy, study finds

...light savings time. For most, the clock shift just adds an hour to the weekend -- but for sufferers of seasonal affective disorder, a syndrome involving recurring bouts of depression during fall and winter months, it marks the beginning of a difficult time of year when many forgo an after-work run for a n...

Characteristic cardiac scar pattern predicts risk of fatal arrhythmias

...w and an immediate risk factor for arrhythmia. He adds that if a patient has an ejection fraction that is slightly above 30 percent, then an electrophysiology test is used to determine if a patient requires a defibrillator. In this test, a thin catheter is inserted into the heart to try to induce an arr...

Study shows escalating climate change impacts

...ial economic impacts of climate change. This study adds to this by helping to review areas of increased vulnerability to climate change from a unique perspective. Whereas most discussions on climate change impacts hone in on the natural sciences, with little to no mention of potential economic consequence...

New drug could substantially reduce deaths from heart attack

...high. Previous studies have shown that clopidogrel adds to the benefit of aspirin in acute coronary syndromes without ST-segment elevation*. However, clopidogrel's effect on major heart attack patients with ST-elevation has been unclear until now. Zhengming Chen (University of Oxford, UK) and colleagues ...

Penn researchers utilize MRI for early diagnosis of schizophrenia

...nia is demonstrated in a study of this magnitude," adds Davatzikos. "This tells us there are unique patterns we can use and explore when we want to diagnose patients with schizophrenia. However, the biggest value for this new diagnostic tool will be for early detection before clinical manifestation of the...

International team of experts leads new stroke journal

...ch a high profile and experienced team of editors" adds Professor Donnan. "Our combined knowledge and cont...esearch and debate in this vital area of medicine" adds Dr Andrew Robinson, Director of Medical Publishing at Blackwell. "We are particularly pleased to be...

Government plans for NHS more aggressive than Tories ever were

...ng half empty say critics - and thus losing money, adds the author. Current reforms in the NHS represent nothing short of "the biggest revolutionsince its foundation in 1948," says the author. Many fear they will result in the destabilising, and eventual closure of hospitals, he concludes....

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