Tag: "individuals" at medical news
NSW Premier announces $15M for children's cancer research
...it has on the Australian community, as well as the individuals
directlyinvolved, it is vital that we invest more into saving our children," Professor Michelle Haber AM,Executive Director of CCIA said. "This commitment of $15 million from the NSW Government is a wonderful addition to its previousgrant of $3.3 mil...
Spirituality increases as alcoholics recover
... group more in-depth, including looking at how the individuals
defined and described their own religious and spiritual preferences and practices. ...
Therapeutic unshackles p53 and causes tumor regression
... provide a viable therapeutic for the treatment of individuals
with PEL. ...
Follow-up endoscopic surveillance in colorectal cancer patients improves survival
...e have against colorectal cancer is screening. All individuals
over the age of 50 or those with a family history of the disease should be screened for this deadly disease," according to Charles Mel Wilcox, MD, Editor-in-Chief, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology , and professor of medicine, University of A...
Report reveals human face of Pennsylvania's Medicaid program
...erable citizens, such as children, pregnant women, individuals
with disabilities and seniors. It also fills in some of the gaps in the health care financing system and pays for medical and long-term care for eligible low-income American citizens and legal immigrants. In 2006, there were 1,833,769 Medicaid recipi...
Aga Khan University team discover which patients keep on taking their medicine
...e. One powerful angle to address the issue of the individuals
putative readiness for prevention is to evaluate the adherence to treatment in existing patients. This has become a particularly topical field worldwide. How good patients are at taking their medications tells us a lot on how best to manage their hea...
Survey reveals misperceptions about Alzheimer's among African-American and Hispanic caregivers
...which is an unnecessary setback for caregivers and individuals
with the disease alike. "Facing Alzheimer's dis...profit organization providing care and services to individuals
with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, and their families. According to the survey releas...
1-parent households double risk of childhood sexual abuse
...ust is not as thorough as a background check. "The individuals
that are heading up these one-parent homes are unsung heroes, serving in the dual capacity as parent and provider, and are doing amazing things," concluded Holmes. "Studies like this one call for interventions that will provide more help to these her...
Uninsured often receive less medical care, take longer to improve after sudden health change
who experience a change in health caused by an uni...ub. The large and increasing number of uninsured individuals
in the U.S. underscores the importance of knowing the health consequences of being uninsured, accord...
HIV in late childhood and adolescence a growing problem
... and support, and drug formulations for low-weight individuals
whose growth may have been stunted by undiagnosed HIV. "Because of the previous assumption that HIV-infected infants did not survive to adolescence, no concerted effort has been made to provide diagnostic or treatment programmes for this age-group,...
Molecular differences between early and advanced melanomas could provide new drug targets
... new targets for the development of drugs to treat individuals
with advanced stage melanomas. Radial melanomas that have not spread below the skin can be treated surgically and have a survival rate of 98 percent beyond five years, according to the American Cancer Society. But when melanomas grow downward, the...
High BMI linked to lower chance of being discharged directly home after hospitalization for stroke
...mmary, this study suggests that hospitalized obese individuals
may have poorer discharge clinical outcomes than t...s for identifying and appropriately treating obese individuals
at risk for first and recurrent stroke." ...
Framingham study shows parents who live long pass on
...ular risk factors in the offspring of longer-lived individuals
using independent and validated measurements of ri...el biomarkers and new diagnostic tests to identify individuals
at high risk....
UW launches study testing adult stem cells for heart damage repair
...mates that every year, between 125,000 and 250,000 individuals
with coronary artery disease develop chronic myocardial ischemia (CMI), one of the most severe forms of coronary artery disease, which can cause unstable angina, heart attacks and progressive heart failure when adequate blood flow is not restored. CM...
Many Americans at high risk of vision loss do not have access to eye care
... About one-third of the estimated 144 million U.S. individuals
not at high risk of serious vision loss visited an eye doctor and one-third had a dilated eye examination in the past 12 months. "Among the high-risk population, the probability of having a dilated eye examination increased with age, education and ...
Computer predicts wishes of incapacitated patients better than family or loved ones
...uter analyzes the treatment preferences of similar individuals
and estimates the likelihood that the patient would want antibiotics to treat his pneumonia. A finding that 90% of highly educated Native American men over the age of 50 do not want to receive antibiotics to treat pneumonia in the setting of advanc...
Study takes next step -- Why women suffer more knee injuries
...ectively combat these effects." "Fatigue affects individuals
differently. As we begin to pinpoint how fatigue relates to joint motion during sports movements, we hope to gain a better understanding of how ACL injuries occur and how to prevent them." said Dr. Susan Joy, director of Woman's Sports Health at Clev...
Computed tomography screening may increase lung cancer diagnosis, but not decrease risk of death
... colleagues examined the effect of CT screening on individuals
by comparing the frequency of lung cancer detectio... of detected nodules. The researchers found that individuals
screened with CT were three times more likely to be diagnosed with lung cancer (144 diagnosed cases ...
PET imaging identifies aggressive kidney cancers that require surgery
... YORK, March 6, 2007 -- The ability to identify an individuals
specific tumor type prior to surgery could have important implications for the management of patients diagnosed with kidney cancer. A newly published study demonstrates that imaging with Positron Emission Tomography (PET) using a radiolabeled antibod...
Joint Principles of PC-MH released by organizations representing more than 300,000 physicians
...l practice the personal physician leads a team of individuals
at the practice level who collectively take responsibility for the ongoing care of patients. Whole person orientation the personal physician is responsible for providing for all the patients health care needs or taking responsibility for appropria...
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