Tag: "person" at medical news
Mayo Clinic research shows young people who died suddenly and inexplicably had genetic heart defects
...isk relatives, all immediate family members of the person
who died inexplicably must undergo comprehensive cardiac evaluation that includes, at a minimum, an electrocardiogram and an exercise stress test as initial screens for LQTS and CPVT. If evidence of heart problems is found, family members need to ...
Many people with MS report financial strain related to health care
...aving insurance does not necessarily ensure that a person
will be able to afford care and medications that are so important for treating MS. It also confirms the importance of the ‘safety net' and our ongoing efforts to improve health insurance coverage for people with MS."...
U-M, Harvard team propose way to make the most of health dollars
...well, American health insurance plans charge every person
the same out of pocket cost for medical services ... Based Insurance Design. Under their approach, a person
with diabetes would pay little for drugs that can delay diabetes-related health problems, and for ey...
National research network launched to seek better treatments for brain injury, stroke and seizures
... document is usually required in advance for every person
who takes part in a clinical trial. But the very nature of neurological emergencies such as head injury or seizures means that patients who might benefit from a rapidly delivered therapy could be unconscious or unable to understand what's happening. ...
Existing research supports metabolic syndrome link to cardiovascular disease
...ther the gathering of these conditions in a single person
conveys a risk of heart disease greater than that conveyed by each of the components. In other words, is the whole greater than the sum of its parts? The current best evidence now shows that metabolic syndrome represents an increased risk of cardiov...
Dogs may be responding to psychological seizures, not epilepsy seizures
...tant because the treatment is very different for a person
with epilepsy and one with psychological seizures,...ere diagnosed with psychological seizures. Another person
did not have the EEG test, but was also diagnosed with psychological seizures. Krauss said it's pos...
Drug resistance in an influenza pandemic
...out the rate of transmission of influenza from one person
to another; what proportion of people would receive antiviral drugs for prophylaxis or treatment; how likely the drugs would be to successfully treat or prevent infection; and in what proportion of people the virus might become resistant to drugs. ...
UIC receives grant to find new drugs for bipolar disorder
...e caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. A person
who has bipolar disorder at times feels happy, ful...y and able to do anything. In this manic phase the person
may not want to rest. At other times, the person
feels sad and depressed, not wanting to do anything...
New research brings initial find of Alois Alzheimer to fore once again
... the first visible symptom of Alzheimer's may be a person
forgetting names or faces, the very first physical...s whose activity differed depending on whether the person
had Alzheimer's or not, he recognized that several play a role in constricting the arteries. He aske...
Rapid flu tests may reduce threat of antibiotic resistance
...nt bacterial infections that could occur while the person
is weak with the flu or another virus. In the current study, for instance, those patients with the flu who were still receiving antibiotics tended to be older, smokers, and have breathing difficulties. In other words, they were the ones most vulnerab...
Common blood pressure drug treats muscular dystrophy in mice
...auses muscle fibers to be incredibly fragile. As a person
with DMD ages, their muscles slowly lose the ability to regenerate and repair, which leads to loss of muscle function, explains Cohn. TGF-beta never had been implicated as a cause of the inability to repair muscle in DMD. So the researchers exami...
Model language unveiled to help clinical researchers disclose financial conflicts
...asurable risk to a research participant. ***The person
leading this medical research study might benefit ...believe that the possible financial benefit to the person
leading the research is not likely to affect your safety and/or the scientific quality of the study....
Study finds differences between blood pressure medicines and newly-diagnosed diabetes
...etics or beta-blockers, increase the chance that a person
becomes diabetic, compared to either placebo (inac...inactive sugar-pills), to assess the chance that a person
would develop diabetes during about 5 years of observation. The studies included 143,153 patients, a...
JRRD releases single-topic issue focused on vision rehabilitation
...Southwestern BRC, no change was reported in either person
or item measures 3 months after rehabilitation. At the Hines BRC, improvement was seen in both the person
and item measures when measurements were made immediately following rehabilitation. Veterans from th...
Hopeful nurses are more comfortable, confident in caring for dying children
.... Education enlarges the set of pathway thoughts a person
may have when considering how to achieve a goal, and may expand the range of potentially desired goals." "For instance, in palliative care, a nurse who is hopeful and confident may be better able to collaborate with a dying patient and the patient'...
New details on how the immune system recognizes influenza
...re conserved between virus strains, the immunity a person
has developed towards one strain might provide at least some protection against the other strain. Using a software tool they developed, the LIAI team found hundreds of conserved influenza virus epitopes in the database, including those between avia...
Do we need a world health insurance to realize the right to health?
...mated that a state needs to spend at least $35 per person
per year to finance adequate levels of health care. Under Ooms and colleagues' sc heme, rich countries would have an obligation to assist those countries that are unable to reach this spending on their own. "Our article is an exercise to show tha...
'Mindless autopilot' drives people to underestimate food decisions
... "each of these small decisions is a point where a person
can be unknowingly influenced by environmental cue...t next to the slowest eater at the table: Use that person
as a benchmark as to how slow you should eat. Always be the last one to start eating, and set your f...
Strong emotions in Shakespeare's plays lead to fits and fatalities
...annelopathies' which can lead to sudden death if a person
is startled (Long QT syndrome) or while a person
is suffering emotional stress. The author argues that whilst Shakespeare was working at a time whe...
Long-term financial costs associated with prostate cancer treatment
...sults "demonstrate that prostate-related costs per person
are substantial and sustained over time, and that the short-term treatment cost comparisons most commonly found in the literature are not truly reflective of the cost of treatment choices over the long-term," conclude Dr. Wilson and co-authors....
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