Tag: "relief" at medical news
Emory study lights up the political brain
...nist" account of the data with positive emotion or relief
and elimination of distress. "The result is that partisan beliefs are calcified, and the person can learn very little from new data," Westen says. The study has potentially wide implications, from politics to business, and demonstrates that emotiona...
Low-level heat wrap therapy safely reduces low back pain and improves mobility in the workplace
...the study's principal investigator. "The dramatic relief
we see in workers using CLHT shows that this thera...e assessed for measures of pain intensity and pain relief
levels four times a day during the three treatment days, followed by measures for pain intensity and...
New Hurricane Katrina survivor initiative to guide policy
...ns about the performance of government and private relief
efforts, and practical suggestions about how these efforts could be improved. Over 100 interviewers will be administering the interviews over a course of 30 days, after which time it will take approximately two weeks to formulate data. Each interview...
Genetics plays a role in the side effects experienced by people taking painkillers
...fluence both how useful the drugs are in affording relief
from pain and inflammation, and the number and severity of the adverse effects. This evaluation is perhaps the most rigorous look at how people vary in their response to drugs and was designed as part of a strategy to determine genetic and other mar...
Guidelines needed to help care for children during emergencies
...ould be developed and distributed to international relief
organizations, according to researchers from the J...nd interviewing representatives from international relief
organizations. They found that in emergency situations, most relief
organizations use WHO, UNICEF an...
Vertebroplasty improves back pain, activity level, Mayo Clinic study reports
...used in vertebroplasty is responsible for the pain relief
reported by patients. Patients in this study are randomly assigned to receive treatment with the real cement used in vertebroplasty or a placebo. Patients for whom vertebroplasty is appropriate, according to Dr. Kallmes, have osteoporosis or a simi...
Carbon monoxide soothes inflammatory bowel disease
...e, Plevy thinks that inhaled CO might provide some relief
for patients with ulcerative colitis. But non-smokers with IBD shouldn't necessarily break out the Marlboros, as cigarette smoking is a risk factor not only for heart disease and cancer but also for Crohn's disease, another form of IBD....
Yoga is more effective than conventional exercise for back pain, Group Health study finds
...on people currently practice some form of yoga for relief
of back pain, questions about yoga's value for thi...body types. People interested in learning yoga for relief
of low back pain should choose an instructor who is experienced working with students who have this ...
New study shows palliative care programs surging trend in US hospitals
...ands are changing. People want quality of life and relief
from suffering. Usually palliative care programs are flooded with referrals once word gets out that a program has been started," commented Dr. Diane Meier, Director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care and one of the study's authors. The study w...
Mental distress due to abortion lasts for years
...gh levels of anxiety, feelings of guilt, shame and relief
and had to make efforts to avoid thoughts about the event. When compared with women from the general population, women who had an abortion experienced more anxiety 10 days, six months, two years and five years after the event....
No evidence that COX-2 inhibitors provide greater stomach protection
...e drugs were specifically designed to provide pain relief
without the serious gastrointestinal side effects associated with the traditional non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Researchers at the University of Nottingham identified patients from 367 UK general practices with a first ever diagnosis of an u...
Noninvasive ultrasound treatment shrinks fibroids
...treatment. The findings showed significant symptom relief
at three and six months and sustained relief
at one year. Women treated with the optimized protocol reported greater symptom relief
and quality o...
Over-the-counter arthritis drug might also help against MS, Jefferson neuroscientists find
...s associated with arthritis, may also provide some relief
to individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS), a degenerative, nervous system disease with no known cure. Using a mouse model of MS, neurologists at Jefferson Medical College found that doses of glucosamine similar to those taken for osteoarthritis dra...
Epidural leads to less pain, more assisted deliveries
...nd minuses mean that a woman's decision about pain relief
is not clear-cut. "Each woman will have to weigh ...ent of American women now choose this form of pain relief
during childbirth, according to the authors. The review appears in the most recent issue of The Coc...
Study shows people unaware of harmful effects of painkillers
...enefit in terms of anti-inflammatory effects, pain relief
and cardioprotective effects, there is an increased risk of gastrointestinal complications ranging from stomach pain to ulcers, hemorrhage, and severe and potentially deadly gastrointestinal problems. Each year, the side effects of long-term NSAID u...
MabThera A unique approach providing lasting benefits for patients with rheumatoid arthritis
...rse of just two administrations. MabThera provided relief
to almost three times as many patients compared to...er patients the opportunity of at least six months relief
of their symptoms with just two infusions. We observed MabThera responses as being consistently grea...
Experts call for re-focussing of COPD management to reduce hospital admissions and mortality
... for the report still regard every day symptomatic relief
as the best treatment option. This suggests that p... COPD Despite this: 81% still regard symptomatic relief
as the best option for treating COPD One quarter of GPs are unaware of the new guidelines 66% of do...
New study shows chiropractic is cost-effective in treating chronic back pain
...nderwent chiropractic treatment showed higher pain relief
and satisfaction with the care and lower disability scores than a group that underwent medical care, according to an October 2005 study in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics (JMPT). Although several cost-effectiveness studies...
Pretreating vein graft does not help prevent graft failure in coronary artery bypass surgery
...tients, CABG surgery results in improved survival, relief
of angina, and improved quality of life. Despite frequent use of artery grafts, vein grafts remain the most frequently used conduit. The long-term patency (duration of remaining open) of vein grafts is limited and graft failure has consequences simil...
Feds give researchers ok for safety test of adult stem cells in patients with heart disease
...rugs, gene therapy, and vascular interventions for relief
of arterial obstructions. In 2003, approximately 750,000 coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgeries were performed worldwide and approximately 1.8 million balloon angioplasty procedures were performed. While these interventional therapies are now ...
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