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Engineered blood vessels may be an option in cardiac bypass

...s and excess fluids; lower limb bypass patients, generally amputation candidates or diabetic patients; or coronary bypass patients who do not have suitable vessels for harvest. The coronary patients make up a particularly critical group in need of options, researchers said. In 2002, Nicolas L'Heureux, ...

Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development tipsheet

...ess their balance. Their ankle stiffness, which is generally recognized as an indicator of balance, was evaluated with PSI and ES. The results suggest that PSI is a more valid measure of balance than ES. Study highlights proven clinical diagnostic and treatment methods for poststroke health complications, p...

Capsules effective in treating acute manic and mixed episodes of Bipolar I Disorder

...uced manic and mixed symptoms for patients and was generally well tolerated. CBZ-ERC, manufactured for Shire U...tive medication for their bipolar disorder that is generally well tolerated with a low incidence of weight gain, which can influence their ability to stay on tre...

Actemra monotherapy significantly slows down damage to joints in patients with early aggressive RA

...tients who have early aggressive disease. Actemra generally well tolerated The overall incidence of adverse e...erculosis was observed and Actemra monotherapy was generally well tolerated....

Asthma patients report better asthma control when seeing an allergist

... hospitalizations, need less rescue medication and generally report higher satisfaction with their quality of care."...

Nearly half of people with diabetes are not using aspirin to reduce risk of heart attack and stroke

...th the statement, "The benefits of aspirin therapy generally outweigh the risks." The survey findings suggest that healthcare professionals believe they are discussing the risks and benefits of aspirin therapy with their patients with diabetes more frequently than patients report having this discussion with ...

Higher dose formulation of FOSRENOL approved to reduce serum phosphorus in esrd patients

...uld find the new FOSRENOL(R) tablets effective and generally well tolerated." FOSRENOL(R) has been clinical...on and phosphorus-binding agents, since diet alone generally cannot adequately control phosphorus levels. Such binders "soak up" phosphorus in the gastrointesti...

Studying brain activity could aid diagnosis of social phobia

...l or perceived threatening social situations. They generally avoid eye contact and fear any interpersonal situation. The research, to be published in the journal Biological Psychiatry, was conducted by an international team of researchers, including Associate Professor Pradeep Nathan from Monash University's C...

Agricultural workers at increased risk for infection with animal flu viruses

...missible between swine. Swine influenza infections generally produce mild or no symptoms in both pigs and humans. However, exposure to swine flu virus at a 1988 Wisconsin county fair resulted in serious illness for 50 swine exhibitors and three of their family members; one previously healthy woman who became i...

Increasing role of acetaminophen in acute liver failure in the United States

...to fatal liver injury. While intentional overdoses generally present early after ingestion and can be treated with N-acetylcysteine, unintentional overdoses are usually not recognized until later. As a result, lead author Anne M. Larson, M.D. of the University of Washington and her colleagues suspected that pa...

Liver transplants may not be indicated for cystic fibrosis patients with bleeding complication

...h rate and so CF patients with this condition have generally been considered to be poor candidates for liver transplants, although this group has previously not been well studied. Led by David Westaby of the Department of Gastroenterology at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London, researchers studied ...

Radiologists tackle diagnosis of puzzling football injuries

...e treatment for high ankle sprain is different and generally longer than for a typical ankle sprain," Dr. Towers said. "If it is not recognized, and you send somebody out to play, the ligaments heal improperly, the ankle doesn't fit as tightly as it should, and often the result is arthritis." The researchers u...

Scientists unlock solid tumor treatment genetic secrets

...is finding was surprising because until now it was generally accepted that acetylases are involved in activating genes, while deacetylases were mostly thought to have the opposite effect," Brindle said. "That increases our appreciation for the complexity of the control of HIF-responsive genes. That is importan...

Research suggests doctor-assisted suicide wouldn't undermine patient trust

...residents of Massachusetts and Iowa, and they were generally consistent with the findings from this study. Hall said that public policy advocates often overstate their case when they argue that particular legal or ethical rules are necessary to support trust. Even the U.S. Supreme Court has noted that physici...

Children with heart defects found to benefit from exercise

...t, and after careful exercise testing, exercise is generally safe and tolerable for children with congenital heart defects," he says....

Medical College of Wisconsin study

...ing coverage. Traditional Medicaid /SCHIP outreach generally consists of direct mailings, flyers, radio advertisements, and toll-free telephone numbers but frequently with little or no assistance with the enrollment process itself. Throughout the study, those families assigned a case manager were much more lik...

Making the most of our precious nursing resources

...ards with nurses caring for these patients are not generally allocated more staff under the current Victorian system," she said. "Under the TrendCare system there is a closer correlation between the needs of a patient and the care provided," said Dr Plummer. "If a patient's condition alters, or there is a sudd...

ACC/AHA announce new peripheral arterial disease guidelines

...in the United States are affected by PAD, which is generally defined as diseases of the arteries that supply blood to the legs, feet, kidneys, and intestines. Interference with blood flow can lead to amputation of the extremities, as well as heart attack, stroke, and impairment of kidney function. The Guide...

Groundbreaking guidelines promote early detection

...ter treat this alarmingly common condition. PAD is generally defined as diseases of the arteries that supply blood to the arteries outside the heart, including those that supply the legs, feet, kidneys, and intestines. These arterial diseases can impair physical health by diminishing an individual's ability t...

Nurses key to success of modern hospitals

...e less likely to stay overnight. These changes are generally welcomed by the public, healthcare professionals, managers, and politicians. But negative reasons also threaten the future of large hospitals, arising from changes over the past 20 years in management, nursing, and building strategy. So, what can sav...

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