Tag: "associated" at medical news
Spot on treatment for acne
...educe the excretion of sebum by the skin, which is associated
with acne development, by up to 70%. The Phase I results are startlingly good, said Nigel Blackburn, director of clinical development at the company, Summit, which is organising the trial. Reducing sebum production has been the holy grail of acne ...
Antioxidants show no clear benefit against cardiovascular events, death in high-risk women
...ake, and thus rich in such antioxidants, have been associated
with reduced rates of coronary heart disease and stroke. Vitamins C and E and beta carotene are potential mediators of the apparent protective effect of a plant-based diet on cardiovascular disease. Nancy R. Cook, Sc.D., of Brigham & Womens Hospita...
Study, meta-analysis examine factors associated with death from heatstroke
...daily or being unable to care for oneself also are associated
with death from heatstroke. A severe heat wave s...above 40 degrees Celsius [104 degrees Fahrenheit], associated
with central nervous system abnormalities, the authors write. Unlike exertional heatstroke, which oc...
Smoking may strongly increase long-term risk of eye disease
...cholesterol ratio, or (3) low fish consumption was associated
with a higher risk of late AMD than the effect of any risk factor alone. However, interactions between smoking and HDL cholesterol level, ratio of total to HDL cholesterol and fish consumption were not statistically significant, the authors write. ...
Fluctuating eye pressure associated with visual field deterioration in glaucoma patients
Fluctuations in eye pressure may be associated
with a decreasing peripheral field of vision in patients with glaucoma, even if their eye pressure remains low overall, according to a report in the August issue of Archives of Ophthalmology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Prevention of further...
Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk
INDIANAPOLIS Fair or poor housing conditions are associated
with the risk of developing diabetes in urban, middle-aged African-Americans according to a study published in the Aug. 15 issue of the American Journal of Epidemiology by a team of investigators from Indiana University School of Medicine, the Regens...
Drug interactions with warfarin
... increase in the rate of gastrointestinal bleeding associated
with the combined use of the anticoagulant warfarin and antiplatelet agents. This real-world study of prescription data from general practices observed much higher rates of bleeding than those derived from a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trial...
Study suggests loss of 2 types of neurons -- not just 1 -- triggers Parkinson's symptoms
...viously thought--may trigger the onset of symptoms associated
with Parkinson's disease. The evidence, based on...dopamine neurons and the delayed onset of symptoms associated
with Parkinson's disease. It was originally thought that the loss of only dopamine neurons triggered...
Regulator of lipid metabolism ensures high quality breast milk
...ons in PPAR lead to obesity and insulin resistance associated
with type 2 diabetes. Unexpectedly, postdoctoral researcher and first author Yihong Wan, Ph.D., observed that mice lacking PPAR in endothelial cells had trouble rearing their newborns. Although the mothers seemed perfectly normal, the nursing offsp...
Grandparents, older adults encouraged to seek help for a sleep disorder
...ght. A sleep-related breathing disorder may be associated
with impairments in cognitive function in older men. Objectively determined estimates of short sleep were strongly related to obesity in older men and women. Dr. Krainson notes that several studies published in recent issues of the jo...
Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk
... "It could potentially be related to lead. Lead is associated
with the development of diabetes, and we know that...ument against that would be that diabetes risk was associated
with housing but not neighborhoods," he says. "We would have expected that if stress was playing a r...
Langerhans cell histiocytosis
...val rather than uncontrolled proliferation, and is associated
with the expansion of regulatory T cells....
1 of 2 pediatric kidney disease research centers in world established
...ibility to develop glomerular disease, a condition associated
with hypertension and diabetes, which accounts for 80 percent of the patients with chronic kidney failure on dialysis. These two conditions account for medical costs of more than $19 billion per year in the U.S. alone. This information could lead to...
Waist-to-hip ratio may better predict cardiovascular risk than body mass index
...prevalence of coronary artery calcium was strongly associated
with waist circumference and waist-to-hip ratio in addition to high BMI. Hip circumference alone, however, was not a strong indicator for coronary calcium deposits.Fat that accumulates around your waist seems to be more biologically active as it secr...
Investigators uncover intriguing clues to why persistent acid reflux sometimes turns into cancer
...ma of the esophagus, the cancer that is especially associated
with Barretts esophagus, is currently the most rapidly rising cancer in the U.S., with a sixfold increase in cases during the past 30 years, according to the National Cancer Institute. Understanding how and why the cells change in some cases and no...
New study shows promise in reducing surgical risks associated with surgical bleeding
...ate surgical bleeding without some of the concerns associated
with the current standard blood-clotting treatment...rombin) reduces the risk of surgical complications associated
with the use of plasma-derived bovine thrombin (bThrombin), which is currently the only commercially...
Reanalysis of controversial meta-analysis says writing off rosiglitazone may be premature
...cant. There was greater uncertainty about the risk associated
with rosiglitazone than was originally reported, with neither increased nor decreased risk established conclusively," the authors say. Even with the re-analysis, Diamond and Kaul are concerned about the practicality and reliability of combining dat...
Nationwide data highlight encouraging trends, 'staggering' costs of ESRD
...e of fistulas for dialysis access reduces problems associated
with the use of grafts or catheters. At the same time, there is continued concern about overaggressive use of drugs called erythrocyte-stimulating agents (ESAs) for the treatment of dialysis-related anemia. Most important, the probabilities of surv...
Reductive stress linked to heart disease
...heimers, Parkinsons, and other deadly diseases are associated
with oxidative stress, in which free radical molecules are produced in reaction to oxygen intake. Free radicals travel the body, triggering chemical reactions that damage proteins and causing them to form aggregates. Many people take antioxidants to ...
Women with migraines and visual symptoms may have higher stroke risk
...ld encourage their patients who have migraine with associated
visual symptoms to minimize other stroke risk fact...onfirm our findings of an increased risk of stroke associated
with recent onset of probable migraine with visual symptoms....
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