Tag: "episodes" at medical news
Study finds coronary procedure adds no benefit over 'optimal medical therapy' alone
... stable heart disease. These patients have regular episodes
of angina, usually due to physical exertion or stress....
Clevidipine during heart surgery improves blood pressure control
...ntrol by calculating the magnitude and duration of episodes
when patients blood pressure went above or below predetermined acceptable ranges, based on the area under the blood-pressure-monitoring curve (AUC) that was outside the upper or lower limits of the range during surgery and for 24 hours afterwards. ...
Pairing medical therapy with coronary intervention fails to reduce heart disease deaths
...st pain for about two years, with an average of 10 episodes
per week (median three episodes
per week). Most exhibited several risk factors for heart disease: 29 percent were smokers, 67 percen...
Spirituality increases as alcoholics recover
... life are most likely to be free of heavy drinking episodes
six months later. "While people's actual beliefs don't seem to change during recovery, the extent they have spiritual experiences, and are open to spirituality in their lives, does change," says lead researcher Elizabeth A.R. Robinson, Ph.D., a re...
Rotary funds new research
...ct funded to help people witha history of repeated episodes
of depression, where they are being aseries of letters that help them to work towards recovery and improvetheir general health. Other UQ projects include: Adjunct Professor Paula Barrett's research into building resilienceand emotional competency i...
Drug reduces unscheduled trips to doctor for childhood asthma attacks
...chronically inflamed, with various stimuli causing episodes
of airway obstruction and breathing difficulties. ...ng more air to pass through to the lungs. "Acute episodes
of asthma in young children place a significant burden on healthcare resources," said Dr. Robertson....
Risk for stroke, death not higher for sickle cell children with early complications
... In addition, sickle cell children who have pain episodes
("crises") or dactylitis, a type of painful swelli...difficulty breathing did correlate with recurrent episodes
throughout the remainder of their childhood. That may indicate a need for closer follow-up for tho...
Pittsburgh ear study finds that fluid in the ear does not impair development in children
.... Nearly half of these children have three or more episodes
by the time they are 3. Previously published study results by Dr. Paradise, an internationally recognized as a pioneer in pediatric primary care research, and colleagues also showed that prompt insertion of ear tubes in children with middle ear ef...
Cyclic vomiting syndrome: Recurring and unexplained episodes destroy teeth
...mber of symptoms, the most evident being recurrent episodes
of nausea and vomiting that are not caused by any ...d. "If an otherwise healthy child develops chronic episodes
of severe nausea and vomiting in conjunction with systemic, gastrointestinal, urologic and/or neurol...
Binge drinking, gender and clinical depression
...said, "the association of clinical depression with episodes
of heavy drinking may be stronger for women who have heavy-drinking partners and/or who have more social opportunities to drink." The bottom line, said Wilsnack, is that "clinical depression may encourage some women to drink large amounts of alcohol...
Ethnic disparities in alcohol services: financial and logistical barriers are key
...ograms for alcohol and drug treatment, we examined episodes
of care in mutual aid groups, such as Alcoholics Anonymous, and help offered for drinking problems through medical settings such as hospitals, ERs and clinics, and from psychologists, counselors, psychiatrists and social-service providers. It turns ...
Could the ability to expel worms lead to a future asthma treatment?
...wild game, or by poor hygiene, and brings repeated episodes
of diarrhea, anemia and malnutrition. Stranded soldiers were once advised by field manuals to eat a cigarette or drink a tablespoon of kerosene to stun the worms, but modern antihelminthic drugs (e.g. Albendazole, Ivermectin, Thiabendazole) are effec...
Breastfeeding overcomes a genetic tendency toward ear infections, scientists discover
...e the age of 6 months; had undergone three or more episodes
of acute otitis media within a six-month period; had four or more episodes
within a 12-month period; or had six or more episodes
by age 6. Children who had required drainage t...
Malaria may fuel spread of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa
...sumu, we estimate that 10 percent of adult malaria episodes
are attributed to HIV," he said. That translates ...0 excess HIV infections and 980,000 excess malaria episodes
since 1980 in a town with an adult population of about 200,000, the researchers said. Kublin said t...
Panic attacks are linked to poor outcomes for diabetic patients, Group Health study finds
There is a strong link between panic episodes
and increased complications from diabetes, accordi...oor diabetic outcomes. "Panic attacks can mimic episodes
of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), so we need a better understanding of how the two conditions are r...
10 top Australian scientists predict major medical advances
...rrecting the faulty circuits that create epileptic episodes
and creating transport systems for slow release of insulin to diabetics. Operating before birth Advances in microsurgery and the capacity of ultrasound to monitor development will soon see unborn babies undergoing complex surgery to correct abnor...
Secondhand smoke in cars may lead to dangerous levels of contaminants for children
...perhaps even 10 seconds, can precipitate asthmatic episodes
in children," Rees said. He added that ventilation won't likely overcome secondhand smoke pollution that sticks to surfaces. "Toxic particles from secondhand smoke can settle on furniture or on floors, and we are assuming that will also occur in c...
Short episodes of manic symptoms may indicate bipolar disorder in some youth
... disorder, mostly due to the fact that their manic episodes
did not last long enough. However, these youth wit..."Some children with bipolar disorder have distinct episodes
of manic symptoms that last for many days or weeks at a time, just like it classically presents in a...
New study in JCSM shows effective treatment for elderly insomniacs
... wrote Claman. Periodic limb movements consist of episodes
of simple, uncontrollable, repetitive muscle movements that severely disrupt a person's sleep during the night, causing you to be very tired during the day. The movements tend to involve the tightening or flexing of a muscle, and occur most often in...
Acupuncture relieves low back pain and is cost-effective
...of acupuncture for patients experiencing recurrent episodes
of low back pain, they conclude. In a separate paper, the same researchers looked at the cost effectiveness of acupuncture for lower back pain. Costs were measured from both an NHS and a societal perspective, and effectiveness was measured in terms...
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