Tag: "during" at medical news
Patient-centered approach can backfire
...the medical encounter and what actually transpires during
the clinical visit are less likely to follow treatment recommendations because their expectations weren't met at the appointment. "We know from other research that, in general, when people's expectations aren't met, the psychological reaction can b...
New treatment boosts muscle function in myasthenia gravis
...arance of a drooping eyelid. Side effects reported during
the study were dryness of eyes and mouth. Experts say this discovery may have implications beyond myasthenia gravis. Oral antisense may become another mode of therapy in neuromuscular disease and further study is needed, said Argov. However, thes...
Study, meta-analysis examine factors associated with death from heatstroke
... to lower blood pressure appear more likely to die during
or following hospitalization for heatstroke, accor... write. Unlike exertional heatstroke, which occurs during
strenuous exercise, classic heatstroke results directly from exposure to high temperatures. During h...
RAND finds cases of undiagnosed diabetes drop sharply
... with undiagnosed diabetes essentially disappeared during
the same period, a sign that diabetes programs tar...r as dramatic as often projected. Smith found that during
the period studied, the proportion of men diagnosed with diabetes jumped from about 3 percent to 7 p...
Study suggests loss of 2 types of neurons -- not just 1 -- triggers Parkinson's symptoms
...National Academy of Sciences, Early Edition online during
the week of Aug. 13-17 and in the Aug. 21 print edition. The research was conducted by Karen Rommelfanger, graduate student in the laboratory of David Weinshenker, PhD, assistant professor of human genetics in Emory University School of Medicine a...
Grandparents, older adults encouraged to seek help for a sleep disorder
...eported engaging in shorter and less frequent naps during
the day also reported spending more time asleep at...le to jerk and kick their legs every 20-40 seconds during
sleep, is evident in almost 40 percent of older adults. Not sleeping well can lead to a num...
Stomach cancer rate set to fall further 25 percent over next decade
...sia, which was diagnosed in almost 66,000 patients during
the monitoring period. The figures showed that the rate of new cases fell steadily by between 2.4 and 2.9% a year in women and men, respectively. Dysplasia, which was diagnosed in just over 8500 patients, and atrophic gastritis, which was diagno...
New treatment effective in counteracting cocaine-induced symptoms
...automatic response system that becomes more active during
times of stress. Participants experienced increases in several cardiovascular parameters including heart rate, blood pressure and resistance to blood flow in the skin. Microelectrodes, similar to acupuncture needles, were used to record sympathetic ...
Investigators uncover intriguing clues to why persistent acid reflux sometimes turns into cancer
...ncer in the U.S., with a sixfold increase in cases during
the past 30 years, according to the National Cancer Institute. Understanding how and why the cells change in some cases and not others has been a major challenge for investigators. Researchers compared telomere length and telomerase activity in b...
Childhood obesity indicates greater risk of school absenteeism, Penn study reveals
...childhood obesity has tripled in the United States during
the past 25 years. The four indicators of increased absenteeism among school children have traditionally been race, socioeconomic status, age and gender. Young men from economically disadvantaged, minority populations were considered at greater ri...
New study shows promise in reducing surgical risks associated with surgical bleeding
...able stand-alone thrombin used to improve clotting during
surgical procedures and stop bleeding. Each year, bThrombin is used to treat more than one million patients who undergo surgical procedures in the United States. However, approximately 20 percent of these patients develop antibodies against bovine...
Nationwide data highlight encouraging trends, 'staggering' costs of ESRD
... ago. There is some concern that the risk of death during
the first year of dialysis has not shown any meani...he data show continued reductions in risk of death during
the second through fifth years of dialysis. "While most of these findings are grounds for cautious...
Some women benefit more from exercise when emphasis is on health, not appearance
...earance, but an instructor who emphasizes physique during
a workout may deter such students from coming back... exercise room didn't influence how the women felt during
class. We expected the mirrors to have some effect on these women, but that wasn't the case, he sa...
Bioengineering to prevent iron deficiency?
...en benefits, loss of iron from both wheat and rice during
the milling process means that keeping the levels of iron acceptable (40mg/kg) is difficult. This is where the authors believe genetic engineering can play a key role eg. The iron content in rice can be increased two- to three-fold by introduction o...
Diet foods for children may lead to obesity
...y obese. Although both lean and obese rats overate during
their regular meals, the added calories have more serious health implications for obese animals. Adolescent rats that were also fed diet foods did not display the same tendency to overeat. The researchers believe the older rats did not overeat beca...
Long heat waves boost hospital admissions
...tal discharge records for patients aged 75 or over during
five heat waves which hit the Veneto Region in Nor...fewer problems, suggesting that people can recover during
cooler breaks in the weather. Usually the first heat wave of the summer is considered the most dea...
... of high unemployment. These results suggest that during
times of economic hardship, certain population gro...ing community trauma outreach programs, especially during
times of economic hardships. ...
Study reveals gaps in vaccine financing for underinsured children
...in the public sector, as witnessed in recent years during
shortages of influenza vaccine. However, the lists of priority populations that emerged through evidence-based deliberations about the burden of influenza illness have improved the influenza immunization effort by clarifying steps to take in case of ...
Osteoporosis screening and treatment may be cost-effective for selected older men
... 29 percent chance of experiencing such a fracture during
their remaining lifetime, according to background information in the article. One-third of all hip fractures occur in men and are associated with as much illness and increased risk of death than those that occur in women. Despite the importance of th...
Study suggests nonpharmaceutical interventions may be helpful in severe influenza outbreaks
... non-pharmaceutical interventions used in the U.S. during
the 1918-1919 influenza pandemic, such as closing ...te [EDR], 500/100,000 population) in the 43 cities during
the 24 weeks analyzed. Every city adopted at least one of the three major categories of non-pharmace...
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