Tag: "hastens" at medical news
Using morphine to hasten death is a myth, says doctor
...ffect allows a doctor to administer treatment that hastens
death, providing the intention is to relieve pain rather than to kill. Evidence over the past 20 years has repeatedly shown that, used correctly, morphine is well tolerated and does not shorten life or hasten death, he explains. Its sedative effec...
Clearing the air links between smoking and osteoporosis strengthened
...in Sweden and one in China, find that smoking also hastens
the erosion of men's bones. In addition, the Chinese study demonstrates, for the first time, that even second-hand smoke can significantly increase the risk for osteoporosis and fractures in both men and women. Bad News from GOOD Study The deleteri...
Penn study points to how COX-2 inhibitors can eventually lead to heart disease
...n previous studies that shutting down prostacyclin hastens
initiation and early development of atherosclerosis. The current research expands on this notion. R. Daniel Rudic, PhD, and Derek Brinster, MD, and others in FitzGerald's laboratory, report that COX-2-derived prostacyclin also controls the changes t...