Tag: "information" at medical news
Anxiety hikes risk of heart attack, death
...blood vessels, but until now there has been little information
on the corrosive effects of anxiety or the benefits of relieving anxiety over time. For the study, Dr. Blatt and his colleagues recruited 516 patients with proven coronary artery disease. At the beginning of the study and again each year patients c...
Heart-failure patients benefit from pharmacist care
...ked with an ace of hearts sticker. A corresponding information
sheet, designed to be easy to read and understand, was also marked with the ace-of-hearts....
Annals of Internal Medicine Tip Sheet for May 15, 2007
...cribing patterns and accumulation and sale of this information
by the health care information
organization industry is not new and was not imposed upon the medical profession by the pharmaceutic...
Online education program better source of information for patients
...d manage their condition by providing personalized information
in lay language so patients have a complete pictur...ular issues. The Heart Profilers provide accurate information
in lay language in the safe setting of the home. Upon registration with Heart Profilers, patients ar...
$2.6M grant awarded to New York University College of Nursing
... AJN that will provide case studies and supporting information
about the use of each assessment tool and will be available on line to read or download. The series will also target faculty and students in other nursing programs as well as hospital care providers, home health agencies, nursing homes, assisted ...
Study offers clues to 'Broken Heart Syndrome'
.... In addition, he and his colleagues are gathering information
on patients who have intravascular ultrasound duri...ement should include," he said. "As we gather more information
on these patients, we can start to understand who is affected by Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, offer mor...
Greenberg Prize awarded to Dr. Joseph G. Hayes
...logist and pioneering advocate for the benefits of information
technology in medicine, Dr. Joseph G. Hayes has be...l Medical College and medical director of clinical information
systems and attending physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell. "In addition to se...
Researchers discover how antibiotic inhibits bacterial growth
...bacteria. "This is the first time such detailed information
about the linezolid target in the living cell has been obtained," Mankin said. ...
Lithotripsy, Hypertension and Diabetes: Is there a link?
...edia representatives covering the meeting. Dial-in information
for reporters interested in covering remotely is available by calling 714-765-2033....
Majority of herb users don't follow evidence-based indications, researchers find
...lth policies that would disseminate evidence-based information
regarding the appropriate use of herbs, Dr. Bardia...s. To generate their findings, physicians culled information
from a 2002 National Health Interview Survey taken among U.S. adults. The final study population, 60...
HPV infection linked to throat cancers
...nts were male and 14 were female. They collected information
on sex practices and other risk factors for the disease, including tobacco and alcohol exposure, family history, and poor oral hygiene. Answers were compared with those of 200 control subjects with benign conditions. HPV 16 was present in the tumo...
Faster and better emergency response through satellite telecoms
... protection authorities the ability to supply this information
and coordinate the field teams correctly....
'Marked departure' in Medicare practice of paying physicians in Geriatric Care Improvement Act
...ased services). Care is facilitated by registries, information
technology, health information
exchange and other means to assure that patients get the indicated care when and where they need and...
Stress of deployment increases risk of child abuse, neglect in military families, UNC study shows
..., we need more research on the topic that includes information
about individual families. Also, it's important to...uty personnel have." The primary data source for information
on child maltreatment were files for the state of Texas from the National Child Abuse and Neglect Da...
VA should revise its methods for evaluating and rating PTSD in veterans
... assault is another form of trauma. The available information
suggests that female veterans are less likely to receive compensation for PTSD, which may in part be due to the difficulty of substantiating exposure to traumatic events unrelated to combat, including sexual harassment or assaults that occurred durin...
$10M grant to VCU to develop new cancer treatments
...s to provide real-time feedback to scientists. The information
on tumor movement will be updated 10 times per second. Clinical Studies In about six months, researchers will begin accruing patients with lung, cervical or prostate cancer to participate in the IGART project. They expect to enroll about 25 patien...
Angioplasty reduces long-term cardiac risk among heart patients with 'silent' ischemia
... with or without stenting, according to background information
in the article. However, the effect of PCI on the long-term prognosis of patients with silent ischemia after a heart attack is not known. Paul Erne, M.D., of the Division of Cardiology, Kantonsspital Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland, and colleagues con...
Hepatitis C increases risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
...uately assess these risks, according to background information
in the article. Thomas P. Giordano, M.D., M.P.H., of Baylor College of Medicine and the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, and colleagues conducted a retrospective cohort study to test the hypothesis that HCV infection is...
Off-label and untested use of drug-coated stents appears widespread
...orld settings are limited, according to background information
in the articles. Nirat Beohar, M.D., of Northw...data. "Clinicians must take advantage of all the information
sources available (RCTs [randomized controlled trials], observational studies, and clinical vigilanc...
SUMO wrestling in the brain
...nections, called synapses, chemically transmit the information
that controls all brain function via proteins call...ey work, by increasing or decreasing the amount of information
transmitted. In disorders such as epilepsy the synapses transmit too much information, resulting in ...
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