Tag: "borderline" at medical news
Less cognitive impairment seen in women taking drug for osteoporosis
...eloping Alzheimer's disease, that reduction was of borderline
statistical significance. Like all drugs in its class, known as selective estrogen receptor modulators, raloxifene acts like an estrogen in some tissues and as an antiestrogen in others. The authors were unable from this study to determine the mechan...
No strong evidence of an increased risk of cancer among personal hair dye users
... bladder cancer," the authors report. "There is a borderline
effect for hematopoietic cancers (for example, leukemia and multiple myeloma). However, the evidence of a causal effect is too weak to represent a major public health concern." "Some aspects related to hematopoietic cancer and other cancers that hav...
Conservative surgery preserves fertility in women with borderline ovarian tumours
The largest study to date on women with borderline
ovarian tumours shows that fertility can be preserved if conservative surgery is used, a scientist said at the 21st annual conference of the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology. Dr. Christophe Poncelet, from the UFR SMBH Lonard d...
Study questions widespread use of C-reactive protein test to assess cardiovascular risk
... at least one of those risk factors, either in the borderline
or abnormal range, resulted in a nearly three-fold higher prevalence of CRP compared to people in the study who never smoked, were not overweight and had normal blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels. "The surprising finding in our analys...
New treatment for pancreatic cancer allows life-saving surgery
...of patients who previously had been categorized as borderline
or inoperable could have their tumors surgically r...gimen results in many tumors previously considered borderline
or inoperable shrinking to a size where they could be surgically removed. In the Norris Cotton Canc...
Therapy program export treats borderline personality disorder
... by University of Iowa experts to help people with borderline
personality disorder. The treatment program, calle...ized psychotherapy -- in order to give people with borderline
personality disorder techniques to raise self-awareness and self-management. People with the disorde...
Tip sheet Annals of Internal Medicine, April 4, 2006
... blood pressure control, 810 adult volunteers with borderline
or mild hypertension were assigned to one of three groups: a. repeated counseling with specific goals for how much weight to lose, how much to exercise and how much salt and alcohol to consume; b.) counseling plus instructions for eating a DASH diet...
Alcoholics with a borderline personality disorder are at greatest risk for suicidal behavior
...mpt among individuals with AUDs. Alcoholics with a borderline
personality disorder and those who live alone are ...inding that those with co-occurring alcoholism and borderline
PD have the highest risk. "We knew from previous research that both alcohol dependence and persona...
Italian researchers find fenretinide cuts the risk of second breast cancers in young women
... cancers among the fenretinide group, which was of borderline
statistical significance. But, there were four really strong messages within that overall finding: fenretinide had different effects on post-menopausal and pre-menopausal women and the increase in second breast cancers among post-menopausal women...
Mapping 'self' and 'other' in the brain
...e've had a tough time understanding illnesses like borderline
personality disorder on a biological level because we're only beginning to understand basic neural mechanisms underlying cooperation," said King-Casas. "However, with hyperscanning, we're able study brain activity between two people as interpersonal ...
Smoking, diabetes predict different forms of peripheral artery disease
...indicates stiffening in major blood vessels) was a borderline
predictor of progression. Researchers analyzed several novel cardiovascular risk factors and found that high levels of Lipoprotein a, or Lp(a) a lipid particle, and high levels of highly sensitive C-reactive protein, or hsCRP an inflammation marke...
Intermittent explosive disorder affects up to 16 million Americans
...ed with impulsive violence, such as antisocial and borderline
Physiological markers for cutting, other self-harming behaviors by teenage girls found
...d to a more serious psychological condition called borderline
personality disorder. University of Washington psy...r. "This research supports the primary theory that borderline
personality disorder is caused by an inability to manage emotions. These girls have an excessively ...
Higher levels of obesity associated with greater health risks
...ce with increasing weight category. This trend had borderline
significance for CHD mortality among black women, likely reflecting sample size limitations. Much of the obesity-related mortality and CHD risk was mediated by diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia [high cholesterol levels]. In white women, as o...
Japanese adults with diabetes have increased cancer risk
...tly higher risk for stomach and liver cancer and a borderline
higher risk for ovarian cancer. It is unclear exactly how diabetes might contribute to cancer; many discussions of the issue have focused on the particular type of cancer, such as liver or pancreatic cancer, the authors write. Researchers suspect ...
UW study tests topical honey as a treatment for diabetic ulcers
...ications from a 2002 car accident left Hurlburt, a borderline
diabetic, with recurring cellulitis and staph infections. One of those infections developed into a troublesome open sore that, despite the use of oral antibiotics, continued to fester for nearly eight months. Then Hurlburt's physician, Jennifer Ed...
Moderate drinking lowers women's risk of heart attack
.... Women who preferred liquor to wine experienced a borderline
increase in risk of heart attack, results showed. The study is published in the May 2007 issue of the journal Addiction. "These findings have important implications, because heart disease is the leading cause of death for women," said Joan M. Dorn...
Mayo researchers discover overdiagnosis of long QT heart syndrome
...ed to evaluate LQTS patients, particularly data of borderline
cases, Dr. Ackerman says. This is a diagnosis in which the stakes are extremely high, he says. On one hand, failing to recognize this disease could end in a tragic, premature death that could have been prevented easily with current treatments. On ...
Borderline personality disorder shows improvements with intensive psychotherapy
...otherapy (TFP), can help individuals affected with borderline
personality disorder (BPD) by reducing symptoms an...ical development of a psychoanalytic treatment for borderline
patients that focuses on the personality, rather than simply on symptoms, yet also shows improvement...