Tag: "both" at medical news
Using coxibs and NSAIDs to treat osteoarthritis
...sease, particularly with respect to use of NSAIDs, both
non-selective and selective (so-called COX-2 selec...xpressed related to the cardiovascular system with both
groups of agents. A recent scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA) made rec...
Traditional Chinese exercises may increase efficacy of flu vaccine
...dence that its elderly participants benefited from both
physical and mental improvements after practicing the ancient Chinese exercises. For the current study, 41 subjects were recruited from the larger data pool. Twenty-seven had received the Taiji/Qigong intervention; 14 were from the studys wait-list c...
Antioxidants show no clear benefit against cardiovascular events, death in high-risk women
...for the primary end point, but those randomized to both
active ascorbic acid and vitamin 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 c...
Study says COPD testing is not measuring up
...ved spirometry testing. Without proper testing, both
underdiagnosis and misdiagnosis may occur, which c...rk ahead of us in terms of raising awareness among both
patients and physicians. Along with colleagues from Johns Hopkins University, the University of W...
Study suggests loss of 2 types of neurons -- not just 1 -- triggers Parkinson's symptoms
... on mouse models, shows a link between the loss of both
norepinephrine and dopamine neurons and the delaye...rtem Parkinson's disease brains, you will see that both
dopamine and norepinephrine neurons are gone," Dr. Weinshenker explains. "We know that norepinephrin...
Grandparents, older adults encouraged to seek help for a sleep disorder
...Cognitive behavioral therapy successfully improves both
immediate and long-term self-reported sleep and pain in older osteoarthritis patients. This demonstrates that improving sleep can be analgesic in older osteoarthritis patients, and that techniques to improve sleep should be considered for addition t...
Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk
...as fair, poor, good or excellent. Housing included both
apartments and single-family homes, and housing conditions rated as fair or poor were associated with increased risks for diabetes. "It's not clear exactly how housing conditions are exerting this influence," says senior author Douglas K. Miller, M...
Even low levels of weekly exercise drive down blood pressure
...sure and waist and hip girth fell significantly in both
groups of walkers. Overall fitness also increased in the walkers. Falls of a few mm in blood pressure and shrinkage of a few centimetres in hip and waist circumference are enough to make a difference to an individuals risk of dying from a cardiov...
Stomach cancer rate set to fall further 25 percent over next decade
...astritis, which was diagnosed in just over 23,000, both
fell by more than 8% a year. The fall in new cases of intestinal metaplasia and atrophic gastritis was even sharper after 1996, the figures showed. On the basis of these trends, the authors calculate that new cases of gastric cancer will fall by ...
Waist-to-hip ratio may better predict cardiovascular risk than body mass index
...ior author of the study. The risk was the same for both
men and women who develop abdominal fat. Prior studies examining the association between obesity and cardiovascular risk reported varied results for overweight subjects who eventually had clinical cardiovascular events. The patients often were evalua...
Disability payments may spur drug abuse
...ersion is available now. The study notes that for both
groups the increase in hospital admissions begins shortly after the checks arrive. SSI aid arrives on the first of the month and hospital admissions begin rising on the second while DI aid arrives on the third of the month and the admissions surge be...
MRI finds breast cancer before it becomes dangerous
...five years they examined more than 7000 women with both
methods. In a total of 167 women the doctors found...hl and her colleagues in the last five years using both
methods. In 167 of them they found early stages of breast cancer. 'Using mammography only 93 cases o...
Test project of patient-centered medical home model endorsed by American College of Physicians
... have to demonstrate that they have capabilitiesin both
infrastructure and personnelto provide patient-cen...ave the opportunity to contribute toward solutions both
immediately in Florida, and longer-term throughout the country. UnitedHealth Group will provide ...
Penn study finds pro-death proteins required to regulate healthy immune function
...ancer Biology and Medicine. The molecular basis of both
findings is based on how Bax and Bak work on intra...ll receptor was stimulated on mutant cells lacking both
proteins, proliferation was severely reduced relative to normal cells. Closer investigation showed t...
New study shows promise in reducing surgical risks associated with surgical bleeding
... second group (n=205) was treated with rhThrombin, both
of which were applied topically to the bleeding si...product antibodies. The study demonstrated that both
rhThrombin and bThrombin had comparable efficacy, with 95 percent of patients in each treatment grou...
Some women benefit more from exercise when emphasis is on health, not appearance
...ed the study with Thomas Raedeke and Donna Scales, both
researchers at East Carolina University, in Greenv...in a similar class in the future. The results of both
surveys suggested that the instructor's leadership style directly affected the student's attitudes t...
Women with migraines and visual symptoms may have higher stroke risk
...igh blood pressure and patent foramen ovale (PFO); both
have a hereditary basis. While a baby grows in the womb, he or she has a normal opening between the hearts left and right atria (upper chambers). If this opening doesnt close naturally soon after the birth, the hole is called PFO. Furthermore, mi...
NIH scientists target future pandemic strains of H5N1 avian influenza
...ne broadly reactive antibody that could neutralize both
the bird- and human-adapted forms of an H5N1 virus. According to Dr. Nabel, their findings should contribute to better surveillance of naturally occurring avian flu outbreaks by making it easier to recognize dangerous mutants and identify vaccine ...
UCLA researchers awarded $9M contract for study identifiying antibiotic treatment for MRSA
...ators Dr. David A. Talan and Dr. Gregory J. Moran, both
of Olive ViewUCLA Medical Center and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, will explore whether various off-patent antibiotics for the treatment of uncomplicated skin and soft tissue infections may be effective in treating MRSA, or methicillin...
Using MRI for diagnosis could help prevent breast cancer progression
...itive diagnoses - the positive predictive value of both
methods was comparable, with 55% for mammography, and 59% for MRI. The authors conclude: Our study suggests that the sensitivity of film screen or digital mammography for diagnosing DCIS is limitedMRI could help improve the ability to diagnose DCIS...
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