Tag: "relief" at medical news
New study demonstrates that Lubiprostone may improve symptom relief rates in adults with IBS-C
...one), given 8 mcg twice a day, may improve symptom relief
rates in adults with irritable bowel syndrome with...ned by a unique question: "How would you rate your relief
of IBS symptoms (abdominal discomfort/pain, bowel habits and other IBS symptoms) over the past week ...
New treatment offers relief from chronic back pain
...minate these risks, providing safe, effective pain relief
for patients with a variety of lower back pain conditions....
Exercise may lead to improvement in patients with Parkinson's
... cure for the disease, several treatments do offer relief
from its symptoms. This particular study looked at treadmill exercise and its effects between animal models with and without a loss of certain cells that are similar to what a Parkinson's Patient might suffer. Given the importance of dopamine in P...
Stenting of abdominal arteries offers welcome relief for 'intestinal angina'
...cations. More than 90 percent of patients reported relief
of abdominal pain, and a similar percentage reported gaining weight. Fifteen patients (19 percent) later developed renarrowing of the stented artery. Of these, 3 were treated medically and 12 (92 percent) had repeat procedures to reopen the artery, i...
FDA approves Dey, L.P.'s Perforomist inhalation solution for maintenance treatment of COPD
...nset of action combined with sustained symptomatic relief
is highly stabilizing for many patients, offering them a safe and effective maintenance therapy. DEY's nebulized formoterol will be a valuable addition to the clinician's arsenal." FDA's approval of Perforomist Inhalation Solution is a signific...
SCAI's 'Therapies in Evolution' showcases exciting future of interventional cardiology
... catheter closure of a hole in the heart may bring relief
from migraine headaches for some patients, and a look back over 30 years of evolution in interventional cardiology. ...
Faster and better emergency response through satellite telecoms
...nt it. What will make HEWS critical to disaster relief
agencies is that it is satellite based. Disasters may disrupt or even destroy local infrastructure but satellites are immune to their effects. Two scenarios The system will be tested in two different exercise scenarios, one African and one Eu...
Alpharma presents positive pharmacokinetic study results
...a clear need for new medications that provide pain relief
while deterring abuse and we believe our technolog...main sequestered and the patient will achieve pain relief
similar to KADIAN (morphine sulfate extended-release) Capsules. If the capsule is tampered with by c...
Study shows Botox decreases pain and intensity of spasticity following a stroke
...ted symptoms of spasticity following a stroke, and relief
of spasticity-related pain is a priority treatment goal for many patients," said Allison Brashear, M.D., professor and chairman of neurology at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and head of the spasticity clinic at Wake Forest Baptist. ...
$1.5 million awarded for palliative care research
...ative care is the medical specialty focused on the relief
of suffering and support for the best possible quality of life for people living with serious illness. It is an interdisciplinary field focusing on patients with multiple chronic illnesses, functional impairment, and a high burden of family caregivin...
Livestock interventions can protect lives, livelihoods
...nce. While food aid helps keep people alive, other relief
interventions can not only save lives but also, im...d way of life." To test these livelihoods-based relief
interventions, during the 2005-2006 droughts in southern Ethiopia, researchers worked with the Pasto...
A new, nanoporous ceramic filter offers hope to kidney-dialysis patients
...ot for a reprieve from dialysis, then at least for relief
from its onerous side-effects. William Van Geertruyden, who holds three degrees in materials science and engineering from Lehigh, has developed a new type of dialysis filter that, he says, represents the first major breakthrough in 30 years for dia...
Study finds coronary procedure adds no benefit over 'optimal medical therapy' alone
... exercise. The PCI group was more likely to report relief
from angina throughout most of the follow-up period, but this difference disappeared over five years of follow-up. "People assume that once you have PCI, it's curative," said first author and presenter William E. Boden, MD. "I think the best we c...
'Shrug off' shoulder surgery myth, study suggests
...have a shoulder replacement for arthritis get pain relief
and say that they wish they had done it sooner," says McFarland. "This study indicates there may be little reason to wait."...
CankerMelts patches reduce pain and speed resolution of canker sores
...veloped a method for the effective healing of, and relief
of pain associated with, canker sores. Canker so..., and coating abilities and provides proven, rapid relief
for canker sores. The researchers presenting here in New Orleans will report on a study of a new, ...
Lack of guidelines on kidney stone attacks could put travel workers and passengers at risk
...sabling, that even with intravenous morphine, pain relief
only averages 36 per cent." "If transport workers, such as pilots and train drivers, are suddenly incapacitated by kidney stone pain it can pose a real safety risk to them and their passengers" adds co-author Commodore David Rainsford, a consultant...
Women need expanded musculoskeletal care during pregnancy, study finds
...ss than 10 percent were satisfied with the symptom relief
they obtained. "Based on the findings of this study, doctors of chiropractic and other health care professionals need to expand the musculoskeletal care available during pregnancy, especially in underserved populations," Dr. Skaggs said. "As a pro...
AHA statement recommends doctors change approach
...harmacologic approach does not provide enough pain relief
or control of symptoms, we recommend a stepped-car...narcotic analgesics as the first step. If further relief
is needed, physicians should suggest the least selective COX-2 inhibitors first, moving progressivel...
Low-pitch treatment alleviates ringing sound of tinnitus
...imple MP3 player suppressed and provided temporary relief
from the high-pitch ringing tone associated with t...efully with further testing it will provide needed relief
to the millions who suffer from tinnitus." As director of the speech and hearing lab at UCI, Zeng ...
Extra cortisol protects women's mood under stress
...ed that low-dose treatment with cortisol can offer relief
from the core symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. In addition, in patients with social phobia exposed to a social stress situation, pre-treatment with cortisol has reduced anxiety. This new study in healthy participants adds to the growing ...
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