Tag: "recalls" at medical news
Barriers prevent many Hispanics from participating in research studies
...ny Hispanic people are willing to participate." He recalls
that some members of the group were reluctant to participate at first, but they grew more interested when Escobedo offered them health screenings for blood pressure and diabetes. One finding that surprised Escobedo was that none of the participants e...
New NHLBI-sponsored study shows programs can teach children to eat healthier
...dy in Children (DISC). Scientists reviewed dietary recalls
from 595 children who were ages 8 to 10 and who ha... latest analysis, researchers analyzed the dietary recalls
collected over three days at the beginning of the study and again after three years. They found that...
July/August 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...born baby had passed away in her womb. The author recalls
the irony of this as she herself was celebrating the eighth birthday of her own son that same day. On This Day of Mothers and Sons By Sara G. Shields, M.S., M.S....
Johns Hopkins celebrates its first century of neuroscience
... various departments at Hopkins well before 1980," recalls
Snyder, who came to Hopkins in 1965 for his clinical residency in psychiatry and never left. "But creating the department allowed people studying the brain in one way -- by studying what brain cells do for instance -- to work in close proximity and s...
Nov. 11 event celebrates a century of brain science at Johns Hopkins
...e the neuroscience department was formed in 1980," recalls
Snyder, the first and only director the Department of Neuroscience has ever had. "Hopkins has an exceptionally robust environment in which to study the brain." Snyder, who has led a number of successful business ventures related to his academic work,...
Researchers develop portable 'vein finder' for faster, more accurate injections
...tients who need ongoing IVs or blood work. Larsen recalls
a hospital stay of his own that required numerous blood tests. This resulted in swelling and inflammation in his arms, making it increasingly more difficult for nurses to find his veins. "It often took seven or eight tries," he says. "It wasn't long ...
Heart devices, procedures evaluated across patient populations
...illators (ICD) over the past several years. These recalls
vary in severity from warnings that products could...Ohio recently examined the potential effects these recalls
may have on patients and found that while ICD recalls
or safety alerts impact more than 40 percent o...
Federal law should require ID of stores that sold recalled food, study suggests
... -- A newly proposed rule to make meat and poultry recalls
more effective is a step in the right direction, s...all. In their study, Hooker and Shang examined 501 recalls
between January 1998 and May 2005. They found that, on average, a recall began 47 days after product...
Nobel Laureate Eric Kandel condemns 'censorship' of scientists
... Not a Political Commentary In the book, Kandel recalls
how his mentor, Harry Grundfest, a neurologist at Columbia University, suffered a career setback when he was denied NIH funding during the height of the McCarthy-era Communist witch hunts. Kandel told Science & the City that he considers the current ...
Heart Rhythm Society releases draft recommendations on pacemakers, ICDs on April 26
...timelier and more consistent information about the recalls
and advisories of cardiac devices. This is the first time comprehensive guidelines have been developed to help physicians make critical decisions about responding to advisories. What: A telephone briefing to announce the Heart Rhythm Societys draft ...
Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator generator replacement associated with complications
...nd information in the article. These advisories or recalls
stem from unanticipated failures of ICD generator components that potentially place the patient at risk and are recognized after commercial release and clinical use. Few data are available to guide physicians in the appropriateness of their response ...
Italian researchers find fenretinide cuts the risk of second breast cancers in young women
...n women. Said Dr Decensi: "Its differential effect recalls
the effect of first full term pregnancy on breast cancer risk, which is protective at a young age and deleterious at an older age." He said the team wanted to initiate a prevention trial in young high-risk women, which would also look at the drug's p...
New data finds recalls of automated external defibrillators to be common
...eviewed weekly FDA Enforcement reports to identify recalls
and safety alerts (collectively referred to as "advisories") affecting AEDs. Enforcement reports are issued by the FDA to notify the public about potentially defective medical devices which may not function as intended. During the study period beg...
Studies determine patient risk from ICD replacement
...plantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) after recalls
and advisories issued by device manufacturers agai...expected battery depletion) and 162 in response to recalls
or advisories. Researchers found that nine complications out of the 732 replacements (1.24 percent)...
Amnesiac study offers insights into how working memory works
...mpus and offers insight on how the brain forms and recalls
memories by piecing together related bits of experiences. "For over 40 years, the chief paradigm has been that the hippocampus was important for creating long-term memory but not short-term or working memory," said Ingrid Olson, a member of ...
Automated external defibrillators are frequently recalled
...mined the number and rate of AED safety alerts and recalls
(collectively referred to as "advisories") as well...g attempted resuscitation in 370 patients. Device recalls
were most often issued due to hardware malfunctions, which may result in a failure of the AED to pow...
FDA safety alerts for automated external defibrillators occur frequently
...ices in the United States, and occasionally issues recalls
and safety alerts (collectively referred to as "ad...ts between Jan. 1996 and Dec. 2005 to identify all recalls
and safety alerts involving AEDs and AED accessories. Confirmed AED device malfunctions were identif...
Institute of Medicine advisory: Drug safety news conference September 26
of prescription drugs and other events have led to concerns about how well the drug safety system monitors and addresses the safety of prescription medications after they reach the market. THE FUTURE OF DRUG SAFETY: PROMOTING AND PROTECTING THE HEALT...
Penn researchers find Lou Gehrig's, FTD disease protein
...es were studied, the data became very compelling," recalls
Lee. TDP-43 is a known protein with multiple functions and is widely expressed throughout the body, in the nucleus of many cell types. Its function has been implicated in editing the transcription of the genetic code and also as a scaffold protein...