Tag: "should" at medical news
Rockefeller University researchers are changing the face of drug addiction treatment
...n innate disease; therefore external circumstances should
not affect an addicted person's behavior. But those ideas are changing now, and that change is part of our story." The National Institute of Drug Addiction (NIDA) developed the Clinical Trials Network to both test and publicize various science-based ...
Study finds radiation therapy for prostate cancer nearly doubles risk for rectal cancer
...tudy do not suggest that prostate cancer treatment should
change, we recommend that the potential for develo...recommend that men who have had prostate radiation should
be monitored for rectal cancer starting five years after treatment." She further advises that men u...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for April 2005 (first issue)
...tigators believe that expected graft ischemic time should
be incorporated into the decision-making process at the time of graft acceptance. The investigators note that the effect of graft ischemic time on the relative risk of death seemed to peak in the first year after transplantation, and to wear off qui...
Radiation therapy for prostate cancer nearly doubles the risk of rectal cancer
... the disease. "Men who have had prostate radiation should
be aggressively monitored for rectal cancer starti...tudy do not suggest that prostate cancer treatment should
change, we recommend that the potential for developing rectal cancer be included in conversations be...
Urban neighborhoods affect how people think about health
...re women and for racial/ethnic minorities. "Policy should
be shaped to provide more health-care assistance f...y of life." Additional health-care facilities also should
be a priority for impoverished urban areas as should
improving existing services and providing incen...
Study shows new antipsychotic drug prevents brain loss in schizophrenia
...ur findings are confirmed, one could argue that we should
treat new patients with atypical drugs like olanza...," Dr. Lieberman adds. "In three to five years, we should
have ways to identify which adolescents will become schizophrenic, and we can then begin to test the...
More exhaust inhaled by kids inside school buses than by others in the area, says new UC study
...analysis that reducing emissions from school buses should
be a very high priority." The researchers noted that children are especially vulnerable to air pollution because, compared with adults, their immune systems are less mature and they inhale more air per body weight per day. "For every metric ton of ...
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... Wansink said that people worried about overeating should
carefully consider the size of portion servings in restaurants and in their kitchens. He suggested, for example, repackaging snacks and other bulk foods into small plastic bags. The visual cues from the filled bags can lead families, especially chil...
Largest NIH grant for NYU will create research network in dental practices
... a sufficient scientific basis. For example, "What should
be the appropriate follow-up interval for a specific procedure or disease? Is it necessary to use a particular course of antibiotics? "Is an over-the-counter medication as effective as a prescription?" The NIDCR awarded three seven-year grants, total...
Teens believe oral sex is safer, more acceptable to peers
...of Pediatrics. "These findings suggest that adults should
discuss more than one type of sexual practice when...Halpern-Felsher said. "Parents and caregivers also should
find opportunities to engage teens in discussions about the emotional and social aspects of all type...
Different antipsychotic medications may have different effects on brain volume
...e," the authors conclude. "Future clinical studies should
attempt to verify whether the early stage of psychosis is associated with brain volume changes and whether antipsychotics can neurobiologically alter the course of the disease."...
It takes a village to improve the health of children
...No single best-practice training model exists, nor should
it, for each community and each residency training program is different in its resources and needs, the authors stress. "For residents and medical students, this training provides an important reconnection to interests and passions that may have le...
ACP guidelines to treat obesity cover diet, exercise, drugs and surgery
...apply to patients with BMI's of 30 and over. "BMI should
be considered another vital sign," says Vincenza S...D, director of clinical programs at ACP. "Patients should
know their BMIs like they know their age, blood pressure and cholesterol numbers, and doctors should...
Endangered species: Who will teach anatomy in 2010?
...s in the coming years? The answer to that question should
matter to anyone who ever has an x-ray, goes to a physical therapist, takes a new medication, or sees a doctor--in other words, nearly all of usincluding medical school department chairs and medical school deans. An article just published in the jour...
Study shows that a kidney transplant can reverse heart failure
...oon as possible." He says this group of patients should
be encouraged to seek a living kidney donor since the national waiting time for a deceased donor kidney transplant can average three to five years, according to the United Network for Organ Sharing. Dr. Wali says it is not clear why prolonged dialys...
ALLHAT findings are 'color blind' in showing diuretics work better for high blood pressure
...bitors, calcium channel blockers, or beta blockers should
be preferred as a first therapy for most patients....onfirm ALLHAT's original conclusion that diuretics should
be the preferred initial therapy for high blood pressure," Davis said....
A probe, not an echo
...e "frequency-dependent attenuation" profiles, that should
allow clinicians to distinguish malignant lesions from benign growths in a non-invasive and highly reliable manner. *In addition to improved resolution, the system can locate tissue features with extreme precision in a objective, fixed-coordinate 3D ...
West Africa: meningitis epidemics driven by the wind
...when the winter winds are strongest. These results should
be useful for the development of epidemiological e... of climatic and health parameters in West Africa, should
contribute to extending and continuing this research in a public health perspective....
ALLHAT study findings for racial sub-groups show diuretics work better for high blood pressure
...iveness of diuretics and emphasizes that diuretics should
be preferred as a first therapy for most patients with high blood pressure. Findings of the analysis by race of the "Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial," or ALLHAT, will appear in the April 6, 2005, issue of T...
Patients with heart disease can lower cardiovascular risk factors with exercise, stress management
... authors write. But the authors add that "caution should
be exercised in interpreting the clinical significance of improvements in intermediate end points. In the absence of clinical standards for these measures, the clinical significance of these changes is uncertain. Ultimately, the long-term effects of ...
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