Tag: "fails" at medical news

Study reveals gaps in vaccine financing for underinsured children

... their relative merits. Nonetheless, that position fails to acknowledge the implicit prioritization of recommended vaccines that is already occurring at the state level, as illustrated by the findings by Lee et al. Rather than continuing a program in which de facto prioritization creates inconsistencies ac...

Physician and congressional leaders convene on Capitol Hill

... inaccurate and inequitable financial formula that fails to account for changes in practice patterns, coverage determinations, and new treatment options and technologies....

How brain pacemakers erase diseased messages

...aled that stimulation delivered at too slow a pace fails to keep bad information at bay. Indeed, slower pulses can actually add to problematic bursts, they showed. The model's findings closely parallel the clinical responses of patients, who typically experience the greatest relief from symptoms when the...

Dentists need more training in oral cancer detection

...or oral cancer. Symptoms include a mouth sore that fails to heal or that bleeds easily; a white or red patch in the mouth that may not be painful but will not go away; a lump, thickening or soreness in the mouth, throat or tongue; and difficulty chewing or swallowing food. "Illinois dentists face many ba...

Possible new breast cancer gene

...dentify DNA damage sites in the genome. When BRCA1 fails to fix DNA damage, cancer-causing mutations accumulate, spawning the development of breast and ovarian malignancies. "With this current discovery, we have made significant new insights into the molecular mechanism by which BRCA1 recognizes sites of...

Anxiety hikes risk of heart attack, death

...lure. Sleep apnea is a disorder in which the brain fails to send messages to the respiratory muscles, causing breathing to stop for short periods throughout the night. The largest of its kind, the study recruited 88 patients with heart failure to spend 2 nights being evaluated in a sleep laboratory. Res...

Implant device effectively maintains heart function for transplant-listed patients

... Heart failure is a condition in which the heart fails to pump adequate amounts of blood to the tissues to sustain normal bodily functions. While primarily caused by coronary artery disease, hypertension and cardiomyopathy, heart failure is triggered after a heart attack by left ventricular systolic dys...

Health insurance fails to protect Americans from financial risk

...rers." "For too many Americans, health insurance fails to protect them from the costs of medical care," said Jeff Prottas, coauthor and professor at The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis. "A large percentage of the insured find themselves with unmanageable burdens of medical debt...

Computer predicts wishes of incapacitated patients better than family or loved ones

When a person fails to complete an advance directive and becomes incapacitated by illness or injury, doctors typically ask the patient's loved one to predict what treatment the patient would have wanted. But a paper in PLoS Medicine reports that a computer-based decisio...

Taking the wraps off drug safety data from clinical trials

...uiring public disclosure of safety data if the FDA fails to take action. "Safety data from drug clinical trials have important ramifications for public health," said Kesselheim. "The government should do as much as it can to ensure full disclosure of the information." ...

Multislice CT speeds the diagnosis of chest pain in the emergency room

... thereby causing chest pain. In addition, it often fails to produce clear images in very obese patientsalthough this barrier may fall as manufacturers work on new imaging methods. Another concern is radiation exposure, noted Pim J. de Feyter, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.C., University Hospital Rotterdam, the Neth...

Mayo Clinic research shows young people who died suddenly and inexplicably had genetic heart defects

...ause of death. "The fact that conventional autopsy fails to provide an answer is, in fact, a key clue that the killer may be LQTS or CPVT," says Michael J. Ackerman, M.D., Ph.D., the study's chief author who heads the Mayo Clinic Windland Smith Rice Sudden Death Genomics Laboratory. "To prevent further ...

Pittsburgh ear study finds that fluid in the ear does not impair development in children

...red with delayed insertion if the fluid eventually fails to clear up spontaneously. This finding reverses a decades-old belief held by many in the medical community that fluid in the middle ear may lead to developmental impairment. "These findings provide strong evidence that fluid persisting in the midd...

Aggressive stem cells might improve transplant outcome

... capture many of the stem cells called CD34+ cells fails to capture many of the cells that might be more vigorous in reproducing and rebuilding the immune system. CD34+ cells give rise to a variety of blood cells including T lymphocytes, a critical part of the immune system that orchestrates the attack on ...

Cancer drug side effect caused by cell 'pump' problem

... to be caused by a broken "pump" in the liver that fails to push these medicines into a "drain," according to investigators at St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital. The finding offers clinicians a way to identify patients who are likely to develop diarrhea as a side effect from taking these drugs, the rese...

Proposal calls for sweeping changes at US Food and Drug Administration

...: The system of initial approval of drugs often fails to detect serious adverse drug reactions. The same FDA center that approves drugs also has the responsibility of taking safety actions, creating a conflict-of-interest situation. The FDA is overly dependant on user fees from drug companies. The FDA i...

Moffitt research on myelodysplastic syndromes appears in New England Journal of Medicine

...of life." MDS, a cancer in which the bone marrow fails to make enough functioning blood cells, affects 300,000 people worldwide, killing 60,000 to 70,000 a year. MDS patients suffer from anemia and fatigue and need whole-body blood transfusions as much as twice a month. Repeated transfusions can lead to ...

New blood tests aid detection of latent tuberculosis

...herapy are those in which the skin test most often fails to detect latent TB infection. For active TB infection, however, recent research shows that the T-SPOT.TB test is more likely to return positive results when disease is present than the QuantiFERON-TB Gold test. In an editorial on the article in ...

Use of helical MDCT better at detecting abnormal airways

...ons at ten millimeter intervals through the chest, fails to evaluate most of the lungs and the airways therein," said Dr. Muller. The study included 61 patients who were diagnosed with bronchiectasis by either MDCT or HRCT. Seven patients had positive MDCT scans only and two patients had positive HRCT sca...

Bacteria get off easy in sinus infections

...g of the nose are linked to chronic sinusitis that fails to respond to the usual current treatments. An estimated 32 million Americans know the misery of persistent inflammation of the moist tissue that lines the nose and sinus cavities. The result is clogged passages and recurring infections, accordin...

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