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UBC-U of S research offers hope for treatment of age-related blindness
Rheumatoid arthritis patients
treated with anti-inflammatory drugs are 10 times ...he scientists found that that rheumatoid arthritis patients
being treated with anti-inflammatory drugs were 10 times less likely to develop (AMD) than unaffecte...
OHSU study finds ginkgo beneficial for MS symptoms
...nkgo may be effective in improving attention in MS patients
with cognitive impairment. Side effects also were ...ention and to sort conflicting information." Of 39 patients
completing the study, 20 received ginkgo biloba and 19 received placebo. Researchers found there wer...
Little evidence found for IVF as most effective infertility treatment
...luded six studies with a total of 1,305 women. All patients
included in the studies were part of a couple that had tired to conceive for at least one year and who had no detectable fertility abnormalities. Pandian says that "various national laws governing IVF treatment, as well as the fact that most IVF trea...
Rush designated Center of Excellence by Huntington's Disease Society of America
...ogression. The affiliation with the HSG gives Rush patients
and families access to clinical trials investigati...rited degenerative disease that progressively robs patients
of the ability to think, judge appropriately, control their emotions and perform coordinated tasks. ...
Program for abdominal and pelvic health offered at Rush University Medical Center
...ing (312) 942-7274. The program manager will guide patients
through the program. Before the first appointment, she will discuss symptoms with the patients
and determine which specialists are appropriate for each patient....
Patients swallow 'camera-in-a-pill' to help doctors check for diseases of esophagus, GERD
...ly can be treated effectively," he said Brown says patients
fast for two hours before swallowing the camera. T...transmitted, to a recording device worn around the patients
waist, as a belt. After 20 minutes, the physician has sufficient video images to make an evaluation....
M. D. Anderson announces collaboration with India's largest yoga research institution
...d works in concert with the body to benefit cancer patients
around the world." Under the leadership of Lorenz... the effects of Indian-based yoga on breast cancer patients
undergoing radiation treatments. They are exploring whether participating in a yoga program diminish...
VELCADE for injection receives EU marketing authorisation for second-line use in multiple myeloma
...zomib) for Injection as a second-line treatment in patients
with multiple myeloma. It is indicated as monotherapy for use in patients
who have received at least one prior therapy and who have already undergone or are unsuitable for bo...
New prognostic markers help identify risk of relapse
...r study indicates, it may help clinicians identify patients
in need of more intensive therapy. At the same time it may be useful in identifying those children who could have reduced therapy and avoid drug side-effects." The study's authors recommend a prospective clinical trial now be undertaken to test the...
Patients with pituitary gland tumors are often misdiagnosed
...sseau, this isn't surprising. Rosseau, who treats patients
with a variety of neurological conditions at Rush ...of Chicago, 4501 N. Winchester, ground level. Many patients
are concerned about treatments and surgery because of the location and function of the pituitary. T...
Enrollment progress for European approval trial
... Ventracor Limited (ASX:VCR) today announced three patients
had recently been implanted with the VentrAssist T...lbourne and one at Royal Perth. Dr Sutton said 20 patients
had now been implanted with the VentrAssist TM left ventricular assist system 11 as part of the cu...
Facelift alternatives rid patients of neck 'wattle' without the downtime of surgery
...said James Zins, MD, author of the study. "Today's patients
are extremely active and may not want to undergo i...ay for several weeks. With this alternative, many patients
look younger without the financial cost and downtime associated with a standard facelift." As people...
Comprehensive treatment improves cognitive impairment in heart failure patients
It is common for patients
in heart failure to show cognitive dysfunction, kn... not represent a mere academic questionAmong older patients
with heart failure, cognitive dysfunction has been associated with a fivefold increase in the risk o...
Vascular structure and function improve with diet and exercise
...versus usual care lifestyle counseling included 38 patients
with high-normal blood pressure (systolic greater ...or impaired glucose tolerance. The average age of patients
was 53.3 years. Researchers found that the 22 female and 16 male participants lost weight and impro...
Journal study suggests many glaucoma patients don't take medication properly
...Ophthalmology, shows that as many as 47 percent of patients
receiving glaucoma therapy do not comply with thei...o the 90 percent of doctors who believe that their patients
are following the prescribed treatment. "Non-adherence to the glaucoma therapy is probably what caus...
Prevalence of concussion effects linked to 'pot of gold' lawsuits, researcher says
...g asked to make high-stakes diagnoses -- often for patients
who are tangled financially and psychologically in... write. The majority of postconcussional syndrome patients
recover completely within three to six months, the review showed. After one year, just 7 percent to ...
Tools for diagnosing heart attack could be inaccurate in some populations
...nic groups, according to research of almost 12,000 patients
at nine medical centers. "It's notorious that women and elderly patients
have markedly different heart attack symptoms from the younger male patient," said Chadwick D. Mille...
Milk thistle does not reduce deaths from liver diseases, best studies find
...-related mortality may be significantly reduced in patients
treated with milk thistle, these findings were not...viewed 13 randomized clinical trials involving 915 patients
who were treated with milk thistle or its extracts. Participants had acute or chronic alcoholic live...
Watching metals melt, nanometer-scale views inside cells
...le to primary carephysicians, potentially enabling patients
to get cell counts in theoffice without having to travel to a lab. Speaking at the CLEOmeeting, UCSD's Victor Lien will describe how marrying microfluidics(fluids moving through tiny channels) to photonics produces athousandfold reduction in size, w...
Health-care ethics practical, smart: U of T study
...dilemmas that arise during daily interactions with patients
and their families anything from whether to prolong life with various treatments to whether it is worth allocating hospital resources to a particular, expensive course of medication to whether to give a patient the truth about a dire diagnosis. "Th...
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