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In years preceding medicare eligibility, many older adults at risk of being uninsured

...s will be uninsured at some point during the years preceding Medicare eligibility, according to an article in t...s will be uninsured at some point during the years preceding eligibility for Medicare," the authors write. "There is now substantial evidence that uninsured adul...

Suicide in one partner substantially increases suicide risk in the other

...rst been admitted to a psychiatric unit within the preceding two years were almost seven times as likely to commit suicide as women with partners whose mental health was good. This was almost double the risk of men in the same circumstances, who ran nearly a fourfold risk. But men who had lost their partner to...

FDA approves Boostrix a new US vaccine for adolescents against pertussis

... primary series, but have not had a booster in the preceding 10 years. Infants of unvaccinated mothers are at risk for neonatal tetanus. Early symptoms are lockjaw, stiffness in the neck and abdomen, and difficulty swallowing. Later symptoms may include fever, elevated blood pressure and severe muscle spasm...

Two studies document rise of superbugs in the environment

...were MRSA had reached 76 percent in 2003. Over the preceding three years, the number of MRSA infections acquired in the community had more than doubled. The MRSA isolates caused skin and soft tissue infections in most cases, and more than 60 percent of these children were admitted to the hospital. The rapid ri...

A diet high in milk may cut heart disease and stroke risk

...witched to skimmed or semi skimmed milk within the preceding eight years. Men who consumed the most milk every day (a pint or more) had a higher energy intake, suggesting that they were more active. Cholesterol levels and blood pressure readings were similar in high and low milk consumers (less than half a pin...

Study helps doctors ID intimate partner violence abuse victims

...ving been abused by an intimate partner within the preceding 12 months. That percentage jumps to a 54% likelih...e study still had a 10% likelihood of abuse in the preceding year and a nearly 40% chance of lifetime abuse, illustrating how common this problem is in medical p...

Sildenafil (Viagra) approved for treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) as Revatio

...ertension (PAH). The FDA approval was based on the preceding experimental and clinical investigations, which were initiated and largely performed at the University of Giessen Lung Center (UGLC) and led to a worldwide multicenter study. Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) is chronic and life-shortening vascular diseas...

Predicting serious cardiac outcomes

...th potential cardiac-ischemia symptoms (within the preceding 6 hours) by recording outcomes such as death, myocardial infarction, heart failure, arrhythmia and refractory pain within 3 days of presentation. Their analysis, as underlined by Sabatine in a related commentary, showed that levels of ischemia-modifi...

Italian law on ART brings problems for doctors and patients

...rozen for more than two years during the ten years preceding the new law. "We wanted to find out whether the ...ion with those performed in the same period of the preceding year. All cycles were in women of less than 40 years. "Our results showed that the requirement to t...

SCAI news: Drug-eluting stents prove mettle in heart attack patients

...ho had been treated with a bare metal stent in the preceding five years. Dr. Waksman and his colleagues found that treating heart attack patients with the drug-eluting stent was safe. There was no difference between the two groups in procedural complications. Another key finding: No patient developed a blood ...

Hearing loss in older adults may compromise cognitive resources for memory

...oss group displayed poorer recall of the two words preceding it. Because both groups could correctly report the final word, it was reasoned that the hearing-loss group's failure to remember the other two words was not a result of their inability to hear/correctly identify them. The authors interpret this as ...

Loss of body mass linked to development of Alzheimer's disease

...in that it looks at body mass changes in the years preceding dementia and cognitive decline. Other studies have looked at BMI at only one point in time or studied body mass loss in people who already have AD." Each of the 820 study participants took part in yearly clinical evaluations that included a medical ...

'POZ parties' signal potential to spread HIV 'superinfection'

...ditional sexually transmitted infection within the preceding year. The researchers say that POZ parties have the potential to reduce the spread of HIV infection. But the risk of sexually transmitted infections remains a concern, particularly because the immune system response is already compromised in HIV inf...

Sharper picture of major depression and alcohol disorders

...f U.S. adults experienced MDD during the 12 months preceding the survey and 13.23 percent had experienced MDD a... one major depressive episode during the 12 months preceding the survey among persons classified with lifetime MDD. ** The AUDs alcohol dependence and alcohol...

Erectile dysfunction may signal early atherosclerosis

... of a systemic vascular disorder; thus potentially preceding severe cardiovascular events. Erectile dysfunction should be part of a cardiovascular risk assessment. These patients should be considered at high risk for coronary artery disease and should have high priority for aggressive treatment," said Emilio C...

Pain drives Canadian youth to seek alternative medical treatment

...dian adolescents visited a CAM practitioner in the preceding 12 months, with girls outnumbering boys by more than 2:1 Back problems (16.7 per cent) and disabilities (nine per cent) are the most common reasons for seeking alternative help, followed by asthma and allergies (seven per cent) CAM use is highest i...

Patients have increased hospitalization rate after gastric bypass surgery

... the year following the operation than in the year preceding surgery, according to a study in the October 19 issue of JAMA. Bariatric surgical procedures are an increasingly common treatment for morbid obesity, according to background information in the article. More than 100,000 Roux-en-Y gastric bypasses (RY...

Largest survey on depression suggests higher prevalence in U.S., reports Mailman school

...f U.S. adults experienced MDD during the 12 months preceding the survey and 13 percent experienced MDD at any time during their lives. Notable is that the highest lifetime risk was among middle-aged adults, a shift from the younger adult population shown to be at highest risk by surveys conducted during the 1...

Illegal drug use could account for 1 million visits a year to emergency care in England

...me Survey. But the figures for drug use within the preceding month are nearly three times as high. This suggests that recent or current drug use greatly increases the risk of requiring emergency care, they say. "with annual Emergency Department attendances currently exceeding 14 million in England alone, it is...

Patients now surviving once-fatal immune disease

... they had one or more episodes of sinusitis in the preceding year. Other diseases that were common but not debilitating among this group were arthritis, diarrhea and skin infections. Several factors may have contributed to the increased survival of this group of patients. When compared to all patients with X...

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