Tag: "episodes" at medical news
UCSD research may lead to targeted treatment for asthma sufferers
...h severe asthma can become scarred due to repeated episodes
of allergic inflammation in the airways. The scarring results in blocked airways, excessive production of mucus, and shortness of breath. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine have discovered that when a si...
AAAAI, ACAAI identify new recommendations for sinusitis diagnosis and management
...ious symptoms. Recurrent sinusitis: three or more episodes
of acute sinusitis per year. Patients with recurrent sinusitis might be infected by different organisms at different times. The two most common predisposing conditions to developing sinusitis are viral upper respiratory tract infections and allergi...
Over-the-counter arthritis drug might also help against MS, Jefferson neuroscientists find
...ents experience clearly defined "flare-ups," acute episodes
in which neurological functions worsen, followed by partial or complete recovery periods. Over 400,000 Americans acknowledge having MS; however, many neurologists believe that nearly one million Americans are living with MS in the United States toda...
Poor health, poverty and minority status are major factors in depression
...tudies of depression, show that chronic depressive episodes
are common and are associated with poorer physical...s study highlight the common occurrence of chronic episodes
of major depression and the range of factors that contribute to them in both psychiatric and primary...
Body position affects sleep apnea among young children
...rged tonsils and adenoids. It is characterized by episodes
of partial or complete upper airway obstruction th...ng adults has shown a significant decrease in OSAS episodes
when patients avoid sleeping on their backs (the supine position), the issue of sleep position is no...
Toddlers with sleep apnea suffer more respiratory problems while sleeping on their backs
...arged tonsils and adenoids and is characterized by episodes
of partial or complete upper airway obstruction that occur during sleep, including snoring, cyanosis (a bluish color of the skin and mucous membranes), and poor sleep quality. Daytime symptoms can include mouth breathing, behavior problems, hyperact...
$3.2 million MERIT Award for study on disability and recovery in older persons
...hat many older people recover from these disabling episodes
and resume their usual activities. He said regular exercise helps with the recovery of independence. In addition, four out of 10 participants experience chronic pain; older persons use a number of different strategies to reduce the level of their pai...
Capsules effective in treating acute manic and mixed episodes of Bipolar I Disorder
...(CBZ-ERC, Equetro) in patients with manic or mixed episodes
of Bipolar I Disorder over six months. Data from ...r treatment of patients with acute manic and mixed episodes
associated with Bipolar I Disorder. Shire provided funding for these studies. Many patients still f...
Wheezing prevalence patterns established by age 6
...her "no wheeze," "infrequent wheeze" (one to three episodes
in the past year), and "frequent wheeze" (four or more episodes
in the past year). In addition, the investigators performed a pulmonary function test on each parti...
Kidney failure, hypertension in children, topics of findings from nephrologists at Texas Children's Hospital
...requently develop acute renal failure (ARF) during episodes
of acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF), data has lacked for children. The research done by Dr. Goldstein and his colleagues aimed to determine the incidence and severity of ARF in children with ADHF, and to see if ARF development affects patient...
Hostility in women does not affect their long term heart health
.... The group were then monitored for four years for episodes
of illness or hospital admission related to their ...od, almost half of the group experienced recurrent episodes
of poor heart health, including admission to hospital. Four people died. Recurrence rates were simil...
Implantable pumps extend lives of patients too sick for transplant
...Ds, said the researchers, include stroke, bleeding episodes
and infections, especially at the site in the side of the body where the pump is connected to an external power source and computer. "We already had a lot of data on the device when it was being used as bridge to transplantation," he continued. "We k...
In SAD patients, autumn antidepressants can prevent winter depression
...hom were women, reported an average of 13 previous episodes
of fall-winter depression. Notwithstanding this l...ients had received no previous treatment for their episodes
of depression. The researchers attempted to prevent the development of fall-winter depression though...
New book on bipolar disorder targets 12 million affected Americans, families
...imes of crisis, plan ahead for manic or depressive episodes
and feel better....
'Silent' nighttime acid reflux symptoms can cause poor sleep and sleep apnea
...leep complaints but no heartburn symptoms suffered episodes
of nighttime acid reflux according to research presented at the 70th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology. In a separate study, researchers found that symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux (GER) are common and frequent...
BOLDER II study confirms therapeutic potential of SEROQUEL in bipolar depression
...in the treatment of patients with major depressive episodes
associated with bipolar disorder. In BOLDER II, S...t effect for SEROQUEL in treating major depressive episodes
associated with bipolar disorder. In BOLDER II, the significant reduction in MADRS total score was s...
Tuberculosis, infertility may have influenced George Orwell's writing
...spiratory ailments. As a young man, he had several episodes
of bacterial pneumonia, and also contracted dengue fever during his time in Burma. A heavy smoking habit probably also contributed to his gaunt appearance. Perhaps due to his childhood respiratory illnesses, Orwell developed bronchiectasis, a conditi...
New study: Drug combo against AIDS-related infections also prevents malaria
...to compare the success of SP treatment on malarial episodes
in both groups. What they encountered, however, w...sponse to SP. In the control group, there were 72 episodes
of malaria and three instances of SP failure. Lack of malarial episodes
in the TS group precluded me...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Oct. 18, 2005
...ng inhaled insulin gained more weight and had more episodes
of hypoglycemia (abnormally low level of blood sugar or glucose) and cough than the oral therapy alone group. The study didn't compare inhaled insulin with injected insulin and only lasted 12 weeks, so the drug's long-term effects on the lungs or on...
Alcoholics Anonymous and treatment seem to work best together
...ese findings emphasize that initial and subsequent episodes
of participation in AA can have long-term effects on the likelihood of remission of alcohol-related problems," said Moos. "They also emphasize that counselors in information and referral centers and clinicians in substance use treatment settings sho...
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