Tag: "inadequate" at medical news

Penn study finds pro-death proteins required to regulate healthy immune function

...lar stores was altered in the mutant cells. The inadequate calcium signals were unable to stimulate the mitochondria, which are the energy factories in the cell. Without mitochondrial activation, a key by-product of energy production, called reactive oxygen species or ROS, were not produced. And because ROS ...

High blood pressure problems largely misunderstood by sufferers

... professional beliefs about hypertension result in inadequate management of the disease, says study author Pam Schlomann, highlighting the need for greater cooperation in combating high blood pressure. ...

Postpartum hospital discharges -- when is the 'right time?'

...-Hispanic, the mothers history of chronic disease, inadequate prenatal care, delivering during non-routine hours, the newborn having problems while in the hospital, the mothers intent to breastfeed, and whether or not there was adequate in-hospital education. Clinical decision-making regarding maternal and in...

AASM to school-bound: Sleep is the right ingredient for academic success

...ys Dr. Kohler, adding that studies have shown that inadequate and disruptive sleep can lead to problems with behavior and mood along with difficulty with cognition. Ralph Downey III, PhD, chief of sleep medicine at the Sleep Disorders Center at Loma Linda University (LLU) Medical Center in California, an asso...

Patients with soft tissue sarcomas should be treated at high volume centers

...institutions with low case volumes and outdated or inadequate resources, which impede the ability to offer optimal treatment of these rare and often complicated tumours, the authors explain. Using an analysis of a large population-based state cancer registry in Florida, the Juan Gutierrez and colleagues teste...

A new direction: Integrating best-practices to improve food responses

...if well-documented, early warning alone has proven inadequate to plan a response. Maxwell stresses the importance of continual contextual monitoring and periodic program evaluation. He also highlights the need to separate information systems from operational budgets in order to maintain objectivity and impartia...

Study questions risks of anti-bleeding drug during heart surgery

...pecific lab/drug test interaction that can lead to inadequate anti-clotting treatment. "During bypass or heart valve surgery, patients receive a drug called heparin to prevent blood clot formation," Dr. White explained. "Surgery teams know how much to give because they measure the activated clotting time (ACT...

Policy changes have direct effect on nursing home care

... acutely ill residents, which also could result in inadequate care. Overall, nursing homes with more Medicaid residents, for-profit nursing homes, and those with a larger number of beds had fewer registered nurses and total nursing staff per patient. Nursing homes in counties with more elderly residents, more...

Efficacy and safety of Aripiprazole as adjunctive therapy in major depressive disorder

...iagnosed with major depressive disorder who had an inadequate response to one or more ADTs. After a seven to 28...one ADT plus single-blind placebo to confirm their inadequate response to ADT. The ADTs included escitalopram, fluoxetine, paroxetine controlled release, sertral...

Africa's doctors' access assessed

...ternet connection (89%). Power interruptions and inadequate computing facilities continue to limit online journals' use in Africa, the authors conclude, and awareness of free access to journals remains variable. ...

Angioplasty reduces long-term cardiac risk among heart patients with 'silent' ischemia

...ing signs or symptoms of angina (chest pain due to inadequate supply of oxygen to the heart muscle), but can be detected by electrocardiogram (ECG) and other techniques. Silent ischemia has been shown to predict adverse prognosis in patients after myocardial infarction (MI, heart attack), coronary artery bypas...

Older, lower income patients least likely to see a specialist for lupus

...ty, less frequent referrals to rheumatologists, or inadequate follow-up. "Subjects who were older than 50 years or in the lowest income category were twice as likely to report no rheumatology visits in the past year," the authors note. These findings are striking because the current studys patients were chosen ...

Your brain and hormones may conspire to make you fat

... food with physiological need. Under conditions of inadequate food or chronic stress, glucocorticoids prompt a craving for comfort foods foods high in sugar or fat. Glucocorticoids and insulin act to create abdominal fat. Thats a good way to store energy during food shortages but its also a way to gain too muc...

Weak immune response critical to disease that causes most infant hospitalizations

... respiratory tract actually are associated with an inadequate immune reaction a characteristic they share with fatal influenza infections, which were also studied by the group. Their findings have major implications for efforts to develop therapies for RSV and perhaps other viral respiratory infections during ...

Biopsy may underestimate prostate cancer in obese and overweight men

...e causing many obese and overweight men to receive inadequate or inappropriate treatment that is not aggressive enough to combat the true nature of their disease, said study leader Stephen Freedland, M.D., an assistant professor in the Division of Urology and the Duke Prostate Center. "We already know that it...

Few surgeons routinely refer breast cancer patients for reconstruction, U-M study finds

...e more likely to identify patient barriers such as inadequate knowledge, cost concerns and availability of plastic surgeons, compared to surgeons who referred the majority of their patients for reconstruction. "Knowing about reconstructive options appears to influence women's choice for surgical therapy. We h...

Studies highlight 'real world' use, safety of drug-eluting stents

...on against late stent thrombosis. "In most cases, inadequate platelet inhibition plays a key role in precipitating thrombosis," said Dr. David Antoniucci, head of cardiology at Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy. "The RECLOSE trial is the first prospective clinical trial that has shown an increased risk of thro...

Health insurance fails to protect Americans from financial risk

...ington from San Diego, California, has experienced inadequate insurance first-hand. Because her husband's employer did not offer insurance, the family purchased it on the individual market. The only plan they could afford had a deductible of $2500, which increased to $5000 the next year. "The out of pocket ex...

US child health system needs total overhaul, UCLA researchers say

...ered by outdated logic, outmoded organization, and inadequate and misaligned finance strategies that were designed to be responsive to epidemiology and health goals more relevant to the early part of the 20th century. "An increasing body of science now tells us that the scaffolding for our adult physical, co...

New research may overturn conventional wisdom on drug-resistant tuberculosis

...he infecting strain when the treatment regimen was inadequate or the patient did not comply with it. More recently, studies of the genetic make-up of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M. tuberculosis) strains have shown that resistance can also result from re-infection with a new strain that is already drug-resistant...

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