Tag: "questions" at medical news
Using coxibs and NSAIDs to treat osteoarthritis
...appropriate use of these agents. The Editorial questions
the recommendation made in the AHA statement which described a stepped care approach to pharmacologic therapy for musculoskeletal diseases. The Editorial strongly recommends that several aspects of the AHA statement be reconsidered. For example, it u...
Patient-centered approach can backfire
...ating patients about their conditions, encouraging questions
and collaboration, discussing how the condition af...step further and considering a few straightforward questions
about patient preferences or attitudes could go a long way toward creating a healthy and mutually sa...
Some women benefit more from exercise when emphasis is on health, not appearance
... exhausted, tranquil, etc. The women also answered questions
on the Physical Activity Enjoyment Scale, whereby each woman rated how much she enjoyed the class, and whether she would likely participate in a similar class in the future. The results of both surveys suggested that the instructor's leadership sty...
Stanford researchers find culprit in aging muscles that heal poorly
... different in terms of the techniques used and the questions
being studied, "what's surprising is how supportive of each other the fundamental conclusions (of the two papers) are about Wnt signaling and aging."...
It's time to look at health risks in a new light, authors say
... and an outside colleague, seeks to examine health questions
like these in a new light. Authors Erik Rifkin and Edward Bouwer are not physicians; both are environmental scientists with decades of experience in analyzing health risks connected with air, water and soil pollution. By directing this expertise at d...
Happier hospitals means healthier patients
...alth, not just managing the money, said Becky. The questions
they should ask are: Are we doing the best for our patients" and how could we do it better" In the best places, the chief executives are genuinely interested in the patients. And we know that where theres a good relationship, clinical outcomes for ...
Medical residents score poorly in diagnosing and managing tuberculosis
...31 medical residents were asked to answer 20 basic questions
about the contagious lung disease, recently made t...active disease later on. Just over half of the questions
about diagnosing active TB, when an infected person develops TB-related symptoms and is more likely ...
Medical residents unclear about TB guidelines
...oderate prevalence of TB. Just under half of the questions
were answered incorrectly. The section on the di...idents also had particular difficulty in answering questions
pertaining to the risk of progression from latent TB to active disease (where a patient develops TB-...
Landmark study finds adult Delawareans with disabilities in only 'fair' to 'poor' health
.... The participants were asked a series of survey questions
by trained interviewers. Among the findings of mos...ly a third (31 percent) of the women responding to questions
about sexual assault indicated that they had been sexually assaulted or had experienced an attempted...
New book guides boomers through retirement maze
...he elephant in the room and bring up the difficult questions
about confronting mortality, paying the bills and avoiding scams, he said. Alive and Kicking: Legal Advice for Boomers devotes a chapter to schemes against seniors and on how to avoid falling prey to a scam disguised as an investment opportunity or...
Children and young people show elevated leukaemia rates near nuclear facilities
... it is important to note that there are still many questions
to be answered, not least about why these rates increase concludes Dr Baker. Several hypotheses have been proposed to explain the excess of childhood leukaemia in the vicinity of nuclear facilities, including environmental exposure and parental e...
Global warming's threat to New York region and how to avoid severe consequences
...e in-person press conference can listen in and ask questions
by phone. DIAL-IN NUMBER: 866-793-1299 PASS CODE: Union of Concerned Scientists New York Event] SPEAKERS: Rohit Aggarwala, New York City's director of long term planning and stability Pete Grannis, New York Department of Environmenta...
Swing or take on 3-0?
... swing or take on a 3-0 count? These are among the questions
that will bring a new strategic dimension to baseball as operations researchers address a special, post-All Star Game symposium. The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) is a sponsor of the symposium. EVENT Symposiu...
FPG receives $8 million for autism research
... Carolina at Chapel Hill will soon begin answering questions
about the programs efficacy. Another $5 million federal grant will establish a national autism professional development center, which will help states incorporate effective practices for children with autism in classrooms, homes and communities. ...
Study examines characteristics of female high school students who report steroid use
...ne through 12 completed the survey, which included questions
about sports participation as well as steroids, ecstasy use and other illegal or unhealthy behaviors. A total of 5.3 percent of the participants reported prior or ongoing steroid use. Participating in team sports was negatively related to anabolic...
E/Tablet technology may provide benefits to patients, researchers
... information about themselves and to answer survey questions
about the user-friendliness of the E/Tablets. Near... were a comfortable weight, and that responding to questions
using the tablets was easy. Nearly three-quarters of the patients reported that using the tablets ma...
When HIV and liver disease co-exist
...ted patients with complex liver issues. To address questions
about care for these co-infected patients, an international forum was convened in Jackson Hole, Wyoming in September 2006. The meeting brought together laboratory and clinical researchers, drug developers and government representatives to discuss the...
New mothers often not asked about depression, UNC survey finds
...igns of depression during postpartum visits. These questions
represent the core symptoms of a major depressive disorder. According to the study, only 43 percent of physicians said they were almost certain to ask whether a woman felt down, depressed or hopeless; only 27 percent said they were almost certain t...
Folic acid supplementation lowers stroke risk
...h this meta-analysis helps clarify answers to some questions
about the role of homocysteine lowering in CVD prevention, ongoing randomised trials are needed before we can conclude that the benefit of continued use of previously deemed 'safe' vitamin supplements outweighs the risk of other adverse CVD outcomes....
TV ads may spur more stroke victims to get help sooner
... campaigns. The phone surveys included open-ended questions
about stroke warning signs until five responses were received. Researchers conducted the surveys just before, during and right after the first campaign; during and in the weeks after the second campaign; and eight months after the second campaign. ...
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