Tag: "disease" at medical news
K-State researcher working on a way to make snack foods with extra fiber
...ty and how it can lead to diabetes, cardiovascular disease
and other ailments. "That's where there's a big push for whole grains and fiber," he said. "There's interest in making healthier foods." Funded by a one-year, $30,000 grant from the Kansas Wheat Commission, Alavi and researchers created flour enr...
Wesley Research Institute study targets pharmacists to help diabetes sufferers
...h problems including heart disease, stroke, kidney disease
and blindness. Chief investigator of the project...lder I know the risks of harmful outcomes from the disease
increase. I believe that having my local pharmacist help monitor my blood glucose levels would enabl...
UT study reveals inaccuracies in cardiac PET-CT imaging, finds fixes
...f the heart are falsely indicating coronary artery disease
in as many as 40 percent of patients, according to... bypass surgery and to monitor the reversal of the disease
in his patients who follow his program of diet, exercise and medication. Adding the CT component ...
New study shows Rescue Remedy is an effective all-natural stress, anxiety reliever
...ents. Stress compromises your ability to fight off disease
and infection. It can even rewire the brain, making you more vulnerable to everyday pressures and problems....
'Cars' imaging reveals clues to myelin damage
...d might enable scientists to determine how to halt disease
progress and reverse damage by growing new myelin,...udied for many years, nobody knows exactly how the disease
initially begins," he said. "The pathway is not clear." Purdue researchers used an imaging techniq...
When minority patients have insurance and a medical home, their health care improves
... of routine screening for conditions such as heart disease
and cancer. For example, eight of 10 adults who re...er quality care in terms of prevention and chronic disease
management, says Fund Executive Vice President Stephen C. Schoenbaum, M.D. Adopting policies to enc...
UCLA, Italian chemists move closer to solving Lou Gehrig's disease mystery
...e said. Some of the mutant proteins that cause the disease
are identical to the normal protein in every property we measure. Valentine and Bertini have known each other since she was a graduate student and he was a research associate at Princeton University. Initially, they were both inorganic chemists who...
Nepalese researchers identify cost-effective treatment for drug-resistant typhoid
... typhoid fever is the most common form, is a major disease
affecting the developing world, where sanitary con...ng more complications and continuing to spread the disease
to their family and to their community. Clinical investigators based at Patan Hospital Lalitpur i...
Emergency department guidelines enhance quality patient care
...artments. Although guidelines for care on select disease
conditions may be available in some emergency depa...egan developing and implementing guidelines with a disease
that has been well studiedasthma. They took existing guidelines, reviewed literature to update the g...
AstraZeneca announces SYMBICORT is now available in the US
...ctively. SYMBICORT is approved for patients whose disease
is not adequately controlled on another asthma-con...- to medium-dose inhaled corticosteroids) or whose disease
severity clearly warrants initiation of treatment with two maintenance therapies. With the U.S. la...
Women's mortality rates for cardiovascular disease differ widely among hospitals
...June 25, 2007) -- Women treated for cardiovascular disease
at the nation's best- performing hospitals have a ...verall, risk-adjusted mortality for cardiovascular disease
for women improved an average of 8.7 percent from 2003 through 2005. "Cardiovascular disease
Experts predict Tamiflu could halve the pandemic influenza death toll versus no intervention
...y to close contacts of infected individuals. The disease
modelling research analysed for the first time the cost-effectiveness of strategies to reduce the spread of pandemic influenza using Tamiflu prophylactically. It was predicted that this preventative approach is likely to be more cost-effective than t...
Parents of chronically ill kids are helped by better access to federal and employer leave
...the study and director of the health promotion and disease
prevention program at RAND Health. They also had 12 doctor or emergency department visits and one hospitalization. Unfortunately, many parents who dont have access to family leave are forced to choose between being with their child and keeping thei...
Smoking rate has plummeted in New York City
...g, and nearly 9,000 are dying from smoking-related disease
every year. Because of inflation, the real price of cigarettes has declined by more than 60 cents since the last increase of the tobacco tax in New York in 2002; the time is right for another increase in the cigarette tax....
Stevens Roundtable: Health, Technology & Society, July 11
...cially difficult when seniors suffer from multiple disease
states such as hypertension, diabetes and cancer. ...ry team. As America's population ages, additional disease
states will present themselves, compounding the difficulty of delivering care. In addition, informa...
Award winning book co-edited by Rutgers College of Nursing Dean updated with new information
... nurses, physicians, public health, and infectious disease
specialists, the book includes material on the most recent and important new emerging infectious diseases. Each chapter is illustrated with clinical case examples to demonstrate the pitfalls in differential diagnosis and explain proper management a...
Predicting danger of flu pandemic rests on differences in affected population, says O.R. Forum
... forecasting and ultimately limiting the spread of disease
while taking into account the different infection ...affect in first-order ways the manner in which the disease
propagates and, consequently, the manner in which we should address mitigation measures. The paper ...
Diabetes professionals join forces to identify gaps in diabetes care and better self care
...ith diabetes and conditions like depression, heart disease
or retinopathy, self-care can be even more challen...ing to grow at unprecedented rates, addressing the disease
as a public health concern is critical," said Ann Albright, PhD, RD, president, Health Care & Educat...
Hormone therapy offers new hope for ovarian cancer patients
...een few new leads in our understanding of how this disease
operates. But this study suggests that the addition of hormone therapy to our treatment strategy could extend and improve the lives of women with cancer. Ovarian cancer is the most commonly fatal of gynaecological cancers, affecting 1 in 48 women. ...
New nutritional research: College students face obesity, high blood pressure, metabolic syndrome
...that are predictive of future development of heart disease
and diabetes, is particularly prevalent in males. Sixty-six percent of males (compared to 50 percent of females) had at least one risk for metabolic syndrome, and eight percent of males had metabolic syndrome. These individuals, if they continue ...
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