Tag: "did" at medical news
Clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer's may be delayed, says major clinical trial
..., the researchers stated in their report, but they did
note the potential importance of the findings for ...ucing the risk of an AD diagnosis. The researchers did
not recommend APOE-e4 genotyping for people with MCI, suggesting more research would be needed to un...
Jefferson researchers find timing of post-epilepsy surgery seizures predicts outcome
... as well in the long term as those individuals who did
not. "A patient has surgery to remove some brain tissue, hoping to cure his epilepsy, and has a seizure a week or a month or a year later, and wonders, 'What does this mean? Has surgery failed?'" says Daniel H. Parish, a second-year medical student a...
Anxious and pessimistic personalities linked to Parkinson's disease later in life
...d pessimistic personality types, the investigators did
not find a huge increase in risk. "We found a sig...creased risk of developing Parkinson's disease. We did
not look at people who are undergoing some acute, stressful life event or people who have very stres...
Study shows symptom-driven therapy may be ok for some adults with mild persistent asthma
... in lung function and the number of severe attacks did
not significantly differ among the three groups. I...eld device. "One of the most important things we did
during this study was to work closely with the participants to help them effectively manage their as...
Essential tremor associated with increased risk of dementia
...es more likely to develop dementia than people who did
not have the movement disorder. "This is the first study to suggest that essential tremor is associated with the development of dementia," said study author Julin Benito-Leon, MD, PhD, of Mostoles General Hospital in Madrid, Spain. "We don't yet know...
Ovary removal elevates risk for Parkinson's disease and parkinsonism
...e researchers selected a woman of the same age who did
not undergo ovarian surgery. All the women studied were followed through the onset of parkinsonism or Parkinson's disease, death, loss to follow up or the time the study was conducted. Among women who had no ovaries removed, 29 cases of parkinsonis...
Exercise variety - not intensity - appears to reduce some Alzheimer's disease risk
...en variety of activity and dementia risk, however, did
not hold up in those with the so-called APOE-4 gen...r Health Cognition Study from 1992 to 2000 and who did
not have dementia at the onset of the study. Each study volunteer was asked to fill out a questionn...
It's not all in your head
...of 1.8 minutes, compared to 7.3 minutes in men who did
not. Men with PE and their female partners also had higher ratings for personal distress, interpersonal difficulty with their partner, lack of ejaculation control, and dissatisfaction with sexual intercourse. This scientific study, appearing in the ...
Drug can reduce bodyweight and cardiovascular risk factors in obese people
...group than in other groups. Serious adverse events did
not occur more frequently in patients treated with the drug than in those on placebo. Professor Van Gaal concludes: "In this study, treatment with rimonabant over 1 year led to sustained, clinically meaningful weight loss, reduction in waist circumfe...
Golfers' yips may be movement disorder
... for fewer years than the other five with yips who did
not have the co-contractions. There was also a trend for those five golfers with the yips to make fewer putts and have a greater degree of error in missing the putts....
Special physical therapy technique successful for chronic back pain
...urgery, one had a rare brain malformation, and one did
have improvement after quitting a stressful job....
Obesity linked to risk of severe headaches
...ime. The length of time the headaches were endured did
not differ significantly among the groups. "The findings suggest that people with obesity were more likely to report frequent, more painful, and more debilitating headaches than other groups we encountered," said Marcelo E. Bigal, MD, PhD, of the Alb...
Ibuprofen may lower risk of Parkinson's disease
... risk was 38 percent lower, compared to people who did
not regularly take ibuprofen. The reason ibuprofen has an effect on the development of Parkinson's remains unclear. "The mechanisms as to why ibuprofen protects against the disorder are not clear, and this is the area where we need more research," sa...
Easing the anxiety of pregnancy after miscarriage
...omen in pregnancy. Having other living children did
not result in lower pregnancy anxiety, results showed, nor did
gestational age at the time of the loss. "In this sample, losses were primarily in the first trimest...
Gene expression pattern predicts multiple drug resistance, treatment failure in pediatric leukemia
... Cheok, Ph.D., one of the postdoctoral fellows who did
much of the work on this project. "The fact that it is associated with genes involved with protein synthesis gives us an important clue to the basis of this type of drug resistance."...
Tea may help prevent diabetes and cataracts
...taract formation relative to a control group which did
not get tea, they say. The researchers found that both teas decreased glucose levels, which in turn affects other biochemical pathways that accelerate diabetic complications such as cataracts. "Most people, scientists included, believe that green tea...
Patients' lives at risk from substandard drugs say heart specialists
.... Present arrangements were not fully adequate and did
not always favour impartial decisions, she said, relying, for instance, on withdrawal by the same agency that approved the initial marketing, or on reports by the manufacturers. Also, current post-marketing control to curb the making and trading of s...
Annals of Internal Medicine, tip sheet, April 19, 2005
...or to a placebo pill, found that in the group that did
not have metabolic syndrome at the beginning of the study, both the drug and lifestyle intervention reduced development of the syndrome (Article, p. 611). Among those that already had metabolic syndrome, both lifestyle change and the drug resulted in...
More evidence suggests statins help cut risk for advanced prostate cancer
...early, curable forms of prostate cancer. But they did
find that men who took cholesterol-lowering medications, as opposed to those not taking them, had half the risk of eventually developing advanced prostate cancers (283 men had cancer that invaded nearby tissue, had spread to other parts of the body, ...
Clinical trial of gefitinib for advanced lung cancer closes early
...niversity of Michigan in Ann Arbor. This analysis did
confirm, however, the favorable survival seen with the chemotherapy and radiation regimen previously reported by SWOG**, and thus patients currently entered in the trial are being advised to complete this part of their treatment. "Based on the analys...
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