Tag: "present" at medical news
Thyroid-cancer test reveals recurrence early
...ease. (Sometimes, however, low levels of Tg can be present
following treatment, and slowly decline over time....st and continue taking the synthetic hormone. The present
study sought to help interpret the results of the Thyrogen-assisted Tg test. It involved 107 patient...
More training and supervision needed to cut meningitis deaths
...hildren in many developed countries. Most patients present
to their nearest emergency department but, because the disease can progress very rapidly, many die before they can be transferred to specialist units. Researchers identified all deaths from meningococcal disease in UK children aged 0-16 years between...
New report calls for recovery units to boost surgery survival rates
...ondon Hospital and Lewisham Hospital, says that at present
an estimated one per cent of NHS patients undergoi...onary exercise testing (CPX), not commonly used at present
within the NHS, as more reliable methods of assessing a patient's fitness and associated risks for s...
TBJ celebrates 10th anniversary
... 3, 2005 held at the Palais de Congres. Delegates present
will also include clinicians, specialists, and sci...zed authorities in Europe and the United States to present
the latest scientific information about epidemiology, prevention, screening, diagnosis, and treatmen...
Greater use of evidence-based medicine needed in US outpatient care
...are in the United States," the authors write. "The present
findings suggest that large gaps exist between actual clinical practices and evidence-based recommendations in many areas of outpatient care. We found limited evidence that these performance gaps are closing as a result of proliferating evidence-base...
4D proton therapy, radiation-resistant tumors, interpreting medical images
...many noteworthy talks that medical physicists will present
at the meeting. I. PROMISING FIRST IMAGES FROM...RIALS OF MAMMOGRAPHY ALTERNATIVE Researchers will present
some of the first images from human clinical trials of breast CT imaging, a potential improvement ov...
Israeli critical care specialists advise on how to deal with victims of terrorist attacks
... response anaesthesiologists with ICU training are present
in each area of the emergency department, to perform timely intubations and resuscitations. The authors also give a set of recommendations regarding the treatment and management of patients with the most common injuries caused by bomb blasts, such as...
New drug candidate against HIV developed in Sweden
...aHGA, occurs in two steps by two different enzymes present
in the medium used in the viral cultures. In her ... identified the first of the two enzymes, which is present
in human blood. The reason for the failure of GPG-NH2 to inhibit HIV in patients was that the second...
Researchers confirm increasing risk for heart failure in aging US population
...inical problem." He continues, "The results of the present
investigation confirm that acute HF represents a considerable burden to the health of the community, particularly in older individuals. Given the aging of the U.S. population, and declining national death rates due to cardiovascular disease placing t...
Weight-loss surgery produces unexpected drop in heart disease risk, Stanford researchers find
...don Williams, MD, a general surgery resident, will present
the study's findings at 7:45 a.m. Eastern time on June 30 at the annual scientific meeting of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery, held June 26-July 1 in Orlando, Fla. Gastric bypass surgery, the most common form of weight-loss surgery, reduc...
Urgent measures needed to tackle HIV epidemic in Moscow
...t one bacterial sexually transmitted infection was present
in 97 female juvenile detainees, 120 women at the remand centre, and 133 homeless women. HIV infection was high in women at the remand centre, adolescent male detainees, and homeless women. Twice as many females than males in juvenile and homeless c...
Doctors able to predict potential ovarian failure after radiation
...he time of treatment, the number of premature eggs present
at the time of treatment and the dose of radiation received to determine a window of fertility and at what age the woman may experience ovarian failure. With the help of modern three-dimensional radiation therapy planning, clinicians are able to det...
Problem gamblers share personality profiles of substance abusers
...r addictive disorders," the authors write. "In the present
study, the personality profile associated with problem gambling was strikingly similar to the profiles associated with alcohol, cannabis, and nicotine dependence, "...
Screen everyone at risk for HIV and all pregnant women
...ing unprotected sex with multiple partners Past or present
injection drug users Men and women who exchange se...ave sex partners who do. Individuals whose past or present
sex partners were HIV infected, bisexual, or injection drug users Persons being treated for sexually...
Could reality TV save academic medicine?
...ps may find them useful in thinking about both the present
and the future of academic medicine we seek not agreement but broader thinking." Four commentaries, also published by the BMJ, discuss the implications of the scenarios for its stakeholders: the public, patients, practitioners, politicians, and poli...
Exercise program and special weighted back support improves balance in elderly
...erapy to reduce falls among this population. Falls present
a serious risk of injury in the older population. ...ant decrease in back pain. Mayo Clinic researchers present
their findings in the July 2005 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings . "Most studies of falls address t...
Brain function in schizophrenia can improve with support, holds promise for cognitive rehabilitation
...f our highest priorities, since these problems are present
very early in the illness and even occur in the relatives of patients with schizophrenia. Thus, they may be closely related to the genetic underpinnings of the disorder," said Csernansky, director of the Conte Center. The Conte Center is now looking...
Scientists discover how Nipah virus enters cells
...r of receptor proteins to 120 by identifying those present
in the virus-susceptible cells but absent in the virus-resistant cells. They winnowed the possibilities further--to just 21--by selecting only those candidate receptors within the molecular weight range they expected. They selected 10 expressed at hi...
UF study: Child raising toughest on young grandmothers
...e raising grandchildren, with no biological parent present
so called "skipped-generation families." He used data from the 1999 National Survey of America's Families, a sample representing 430,018 grandmothers between the ages of 32 and 71, which was collected by the Washington, D.C.-based Urban Institute. ...
Parkinson's disease drugs may cause pathological gambling
...the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn., and colleagues, present
reports of eleven patients seen and evaluated between 2002 and 2004 in the Mayo movement disorders clinic with Parkinson's disease who had recently developed pathological gambling and review similar cases from the medical literature. Pathological gam...
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