Tag: "doctors" at medical news
Genetic marker linked to aggressive prostate cancer
...patients carry this genetic marker also will guide doctors
in how they treat the cancer. The Northwestern study showed a strong hereditary component to this aggressive cancer. Prostate cancer patients who carry the genetic marker called 8q24 -- are much more likely to have a close family member with the ...
Study finds 'wake up and breathe' strategy allows patients to come off ventilator sooner
...ng trials; their sedation was managed by their ICU doctors
and nurses on a case-by-case basis. The patients in the SAT+SBT group were able to breathe without the ventilators assistance an average of three days more and were discharged from the ICU and hospital an average of four days earlier than the SBT gro...
Commonly used drug offers promise for premature babies
...e. Overall, the best way to prevent the problem, doctors
say, is to do everything possible to allow a pregn...woman to carry a pregnancy for a full 40 weeks. So doctors
put a great deal of effort into preventing preterm labor. But when premature labor can't be prevente...
MTAS will cause irreparable harm to 10,000 junior doctors
... expressed fears that the careers of 10,000 junior doctors
could be irreparably damaged because of the disast...s "absurd" the prospect of newly appointed trainee doctors
taking up their posts on the changeover date of August 1 announced by the government. It says: "Pa...
Ruling out pulmonary embolism with a simple bedside protocol
... dose that increases lifetime risk of cancer. Yet, doctors
are ordering these tests for 2-3% of all Emergency... rigorous study design, it was able to capture the doctors
beliefs at the time of treatment, prior to the time that results were available. Importantly, the st...
How will responders respond?
... and a regional power outage. The workers included doctors
and nurses (47%), support staff (29%) and administ...go to work. Additionally, most studies survey only doctors
and nurses. This study focused on all personnel that may be considered essential to work during a di...
Some children are born with 'temporary deafness' and do not require cochlear implant
...uditory nerves and the child cannot hear. To date, doctors
have recommended the same treatment for all childr...orn deaf. Once a child has been diagnosed as deaf, doctors
recommend a cochlear implant, a surgically- implanted electronic device that bypasses the hair cells...
Will the healthcare workers go to work during disasters?
...ovide essential services during disasters, freeing doctors
and nurses for medical needs, this survey was impo...ty School of Medicine, surveyed almost 200 nurses, doctors
and other hospital workers regarding a hypothetical outbreak of avian flu. Only 50% of the workers s...
Africa's doctors' access assessed
...librarians often come between African postgraduate doctors
and free online journal articles. But according to...access journal BMC Health Services Research, these doctors
in training are making regular use of online medical literature, even if some have to use their loca...
World-leading innovation in child-allergy detection
...for cow's milk protein allergy. It will also allow doctors
to keep allergens in their best reactive state, the powdered form. The materials used in 'DIALLERTEST' patch tests are all bio-compatible, specially conceived for the pharmaceutical industry. At the beginning of 2006, new investors SOFINOVA and AP...
Web-based program could ease treatment decisions for prostate cancer patients
... bladder and bowel dysfunction. Men can hear their doctors
recommendations, but ultimately, they decide which treatment to pursue. Those decisions can dramatically affect their lives, but the bottom line is that we often dont know enough scientifically to recommend one treatment over the other." MCG is par...
San Francisco VA researcher receives top Veterans Affairs award
...as been of incredible mutual benefit to the VA and doctors
around the United States." Weiner noted that the award "recognizes the accomplishments of the outstanding scientists and staff, past and present, of CIND, and the continued participation of our research subjects, as well as many years of support b...
Treatment of kidney condition requires an individualized approach
...ts differ as well. Therefore Grootscholten advises doctors
to thoroughly inform patients in advance about the pros and cons of both treatments. Based on his/her own situation every patient can make a well-considered choice for one of the two treatments. Grootscholten treated two groups of patients for two ...
Pediatricians and pathologists see traumatic brain injury differently
... until we have pediatricians and pathologists, the doctors
who see these children, speaking the same language... off, questions arise. As we learn more about what doctors
want to know we are seeing holes in our knowledge and beginning to look for ways to address those ho...
A self-fulfilling prophecy in bleeding stroke?
...which will die or be severely disabled, challenges doctors
every day. Now, a new study from the University ...hat they say it should probably be considered when doctors
use risk-calculation tools to predict the chance of death after ICH. Such tools are based on data f...
Online education program better source of information for patients
...son Healthcare also were more likely to ask their doctors
about their care, according to survey results. Res... And they were 1.56 times more likely to ask their doctors
about medications or treatments that they had heard about outside the doctor's office. Heart Profile...
Study offers clues to 'Broken Heart Syndrome'
...s of "broken heart syndrome" remain a mystery, but doctors
will soon have an easier time recognizing and treating this rare, life-threatening condition, thanks to data being reported at the 30th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), May 912, 2007, ...
Chemotherapy more effective when given before breast cancer surgery
...say. Moreover, preoperative chemotherapy allows doctors
to see if a tumor is resistant to a particular dru...e systemic treatment, Mieog said. After surgery, doctors
can no longer gauge chemotherapy's effect on tumor size. "Concerns could be raised on the postoper...
Most young women don't recognize heart attack warning signs
...es at risk for heart disease. The researchers said doctors
may be failing to link many young women's symptoms...ms; yet, only 56 percent of those women said their doctors
told them their symptoms were heart-related. "It seems that many young women are not connecting the...
Scientists from the CIMA investigate a molecule for diagnosing hypertensive cardiopathy
...ese types of illnesses are the number one cause of doctors
visits, hospitalization and death worldwide. As it is foreseen that their frequency will increase in the next decades, experts propose the soonest possible application of the latest biomedical and biotechnological advances for the diagnosis, preventi...
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