Tag: "diagnosed" at medical news
Drinking farm milk reduces childhood asthma and allergies but raw consumption remains unsafe
...uffer from hayfever and asthma. Lower levels of diagnosed
asthma were also observed for all farm-produced dairy products and eating farm eggs also provided protection against hayfever. However, these foods only provided increased protection when the children also drank unpasteurised farm milk not in isolat...
HPV infection linked to throat cancers
...k. In Gillisons study of 100 men and women newly diagnosed
with oropharyngeal cancer (located in the tonsils, back of the tongue, and throat), those who had evidence of prior HPV infection were 32 times more likely to develop the cancer. This was much higher than the rate increase of threefold for smokers a...
Comparison of patients' access to new and better cancer drugs reveals inequalities between countries
...reatments has meant that over half of the patients diagnosed
with cancer will now be 'cured' or die from other causes. However, these benefits are only realised once the drugs get to the patients. Our report highlights that in many countries new drugs are not reaching patients quickly enough and that this is h...
NIH funding UIC brain tumor research
...lude the joints. Approximately 40,000 people are diagnosed
each year with a new brain tumor, according to the...nited States. About 1,500 children in the U.S. are diagnosed
with a brain tumor each year. Surgery followed by chemotherapy is the primary treatment for gliobl...
Animal study identifies promising new target for brain tumor therapy
... soon lead to more effective treatments for people diagnosed
with these deadly brain tumors."...
Combined molecular-targeted and hormonal therapies offer promise in treating ovarian cancer
... cancers; approximately 70 percent of patients are diagnosed
in the later stages, when the 5-year survival rate drops below 25 percent. Traditional chemotherapy has proven to be generally ineffective against recurrent ovarian cancer, which has led researchers to investigate novel treatments. "While a cure is...
Risk of lymphoma increases with hepatitis C virus infection
...000 records; 146,394 represented patients who were diagnosed
with the hepatitis C virus, while 572,293 represen...007, it is estimated that 71,380 Americans will be diagnosed
with some type of lymphoma, which will take 19,730 lives. The researchers note that this study was...
A frown or a smile? Children with autism can't discern
...process that information. That may be why children diagnosed
with autism have varying degrees of impairment in communication skills and social interactions and display restricted, repetitive and stereotyped patterns of behavior. They dont pick up whats going on they miss the nuances, the body language and ...
Employers who recognize the impact of migraine may help to improve workplace productivity
...valuated as part of the study. All were clinically diagnosed
with migraine and experienced at least three to 12...er from migraines, and less than half are properly diagnosed
with the condition. Migraines most commonly occur between the ages 30 and 49, a time when people are...
Decrease in breast cancer rates likely reflect HRT reduction and saturation of mammography
...ive and 60,000 in situ cases of breast cancer were diagnosed
in that time. Breast cancer incidence rates increased by almost 40% between 1980 and 1998, and then showed a downward trend with a dramatic decrease from 2002 to 2003. The greatest decline was in women who had small tumours, early stage disease, est...
New study in Sleep finds a high level of negativity towards judicial sleepiness
...medical consultation regarding his sleepiness, was diagnosed
with obstructive sleep apnea, and was apparently treated effectively. There were no reported sleep episodes following commencement of treatment. However, the investigation that resulted from the ongoing press reports about his sleepiness during tri...
Higher calcium and vitamin D intakes positively associated with brain lesions in older men and women
...life depression, almost half the subjects had been diagnosed
with depression. However, the presence or absence of depression also did not appear to influence of relationship between calcium, vitamin D, and brain lesions. In earlier studies, Dr. Paynes team had found that individuals who consumed more high-fa...
Gender, ethnic differences may hamper eating disorder diagnosis
...s. 32.4 percent). They were also more likely to be diagnosed
with an "Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified,"... estimates that approximately 10 percent of people diagnosed
with eating disorders are male, alert parents of boys can still sometimes struggle with convincing t...
Liver stiffness indicates portal hypertension
...e researchers studied 61 consecutive patients with diagnosed
or suspected cirrhosis from chronic HCV infection. Each patient underwent transient elastography to measure liver stiffness. Immediately afterward, they underwent HVPG measurement and liver biopsy. The researchers then analyzed the data and compared ...
Secondhand smoke increases risk of dementia
...occurrence of dementia for people who had not been diagnosed
with cardiovascular disease but who had detectable...without known risk factors for dementia related to diagnosed
cardiovascular disease." The study investigators used statistical methods to assess the associated...
Combination treatment stymies breast cancer growth
... A clinical study using drug combinations in newly diagnosed
patients with HER-2 positive breast cancer will start soon under the direction of physicians at BCM's Breast Center, said Osborne. "We are very excited to see if our laboratory results can be translated to patients with the more aggressive types ...
Government fails sleepy Judge Dodd
...dge of the District Court stating that he had been diagnosed
with sleep apnea and successfully treated for it. "The ramifications of this decision are major as the NSW Roads and Traffic Authority has set a dangerous precedent for managing and licencing people with sleep disorders." Professor Grunstein adds...
Iyengar yoga can promote well-being in women breast cancer survivors
...ed States. Last year alone some 213,000 women were diagnosed
with the disease. The good news is that two millio... balance. Nineteen women, average age 61 years, diagnosed
with stage I-III breast cancer and receiving antiestrogen or aromatase inhibitor hormonal therapy pa...
Exercise can cut coronary artery disease risk for some with MS
... nervous system of 400,000 Americans with 200 more diagnosed
each week. The disease causes reduced nerve functi... MS, a team of researchers worked with individuals diagnosed
with mild to moderate disability in an eight week aerobic cycling regimen. The investigators found t...
Tip sheet for Annals of Internal Medicine -- May 1, 2007, issue
... 44 patients being treated with steroids for newly diagnosed
GCA were assigned to receive either infliximab or ...ients being treated with corticosteroids for newly diagnosed
PMR were assigned to receive either infliximab or a placebo (Article, p. 631). At the end of the 22-...
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