Tag: "help" at medical news
Women with breast cancer do not get potentially life-saving information, survey reveals
...n health care professionals and patients needed to help
close this gap Milan, Italy and Stockholm, Swe...with the foundation to develop new tools that will help
doctors communicate more effectively with their patients regarding their disease and its treatment."...
New device for stroke patients improves walking
...Inc. of Santa Clarita, Calif., may also be able to help
patients with traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis and cerebral palsy. NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell also offers a similar device for rehabilitation of arm movement: the NESS H200. Additional devices used in stroke rehabilitation...
In utero exposure to smoking by mother can increase risk of ADHD
... it appears that in utero exposure to nicotine may help
to perpetuate a cycle across generations that links addiction and behavioral problems."...
Disadvantaged TB patients urgently need social support to make medical treatment more effective
... why The City University has developed a course to help
professionals who deal with TB patients to work together in an effective and co-ordinated way. "Meanwhile, the challenge for commissioners of TB services will be to link the evidence for social care with health policy and practice in order to re-co...
Panel offers guidelines on skin reactions to new class of cancer drugs
...voiding the need for dose reductions. This should help
to improve the anticancer effects of the EGFRIs, while at the same time improving quality of life for patients."...
Adult brain cells rediscover their inner child
...neering. "The brief heightened activity we saw may help
explain how adults continue to adapt to new experiences even though adult brains are more hardwired than children's brains," he adds. The slow and gradual addition of new nerve cells may be like a fine-tuning system, allowing adults to incorporate fr...
12-month study demonstrated tolerability and efficacy of Daytrana
...ime if shorter duration of effect is desired or to help
manage the potential for late-day side effects. Bukstein added, "DAYTRANA's novel patch delivery system offers physicians and parents of children with ADHD a convenient, non-oral option to individualize ADHD treatment to meet their children's chang...
Daytrana provides significant effectiveness in both boys and girls with ADHD
...ime if shorter duration of effect is desired or to help
manage the potential for late-day side effects. Significant Symptom Control for Boys and Girls In this double-blind, 7-week, parallel-group study, investigators randomized 270 children to receive DAYTRANA, OROS methylphenidate or placebo. The 96 c...
New guideline for treating Lyme disease
...ected patients. "While other guidelines exist to help
diagnose and treat general Lyme disease, there con...c studies that long-term use of antibiotics doesnt help
to treat chronic symptoms that persist after treatment for Lyme disease, the symptom complex will re...
When it comes to preventing amputation in diabetics, site, not size, matters
...ave presented important new information that could help
physicians and their patients predict dangerous re... amputation. These findings could go a long way to help
us predict and prevent the unnecessarily high rate of complications in persons with diabetes, worldw...
Tiny newborns face higher risk of death at community hospitals, Stanford/VA study finds
...regional structure of services may be best able to help
these kids." ...
New technique effective in closing accidental colonoscopy wounds
...leagues Drs. Guillermo Gomez and William Nealon to help
patients with gastrointestinal perforations and po... the minimally invasive endoscopic procedures will help
such patients experience less pain, faster healing, less hospital time and lower medical costs, as i...
Stem cells provide clues to cancer spread
...nism that controls the spread of cancer cells will help
us find new treatments that can prevent tumours spreading and make them essentially harmless." The study, which was funded by the Association for International Cancer Research (AICR) and also involved the Universitys Immunology Group at the Paterso...
GI screening: Racing time or wasting time?
...inal upset. CT, or computed tomography, scans can help
determine if the patient needs to have his or her appendix removed. However, while having a clear picture showing the appendix confirms patient and physician suspicions, the time required to conduct the scan delays time to a potential operation, wit...
New Mayo Clinic MRI technology enables noninvasive liver diagnoses
... those will develop severe liver fibrosis. MRE can help
us noninvasively identify fibrosis in this large patient population." A second study looked at whether MRE can accurately measure portal hypertension, or high blood pressure in the portal vein that carries blood from the digestive track to the liv...
News from American Psychiatric Association 2007 Annual Meeting
...h sleep onset," said Zammit. "The trial will also help
physicians better understand the unique and differentiating mechanism of action of ramelteon and its potential benefits when making appropriate prescribing decisions for their patients." ...
New long-term data analyses for Bifeprunox show favorable effects vs. placebo
...versity. "Clinicians need new treatment options to help
patients manage schizophrenia over the long term."...heir specific needs. Bifeprunox, if approved, will help
health care professionals provide their patients with additional treatment options." In October 20...
Data showed improved quality of life and patient satisfaction with SYMBICORT
...YMBICORT will provide a new option for patients to help
manage and control their asthma, allowing them to ... have a new, rapid-acting combination treatment to help
them achieve asthma control." Administered twice daily, SYMBICORT is a combination of two proven ast...
U of M teen sex and depression study finds most teens' mental health unaffected by nonmarital sex
...st-time sex among teens and said she hopes it will help
policy-makers focus help
on those most vulnerable rather than promoting a one-size-fits-all approach....
Medical, high-energy physicists collaborate to improve PET scans
...h conventional PET, time-of-flight measurements do help
improve image quality by sorting out useful signals from confusing static, Kao said. Physicists can help
here, because they have solved some data-acquisition problems that still plague biomedical imaging. ...
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