Tag: "study" at medical news
Conventional prognostic factors fail to explain better prostate cancer survival in most Asian men
...viewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the study
showed that compared to white men, most Asian ethn...prognostic profiles at the time of diagnosis. The study
is the first to report prostate cancer survival data for Korean, South Asian and Vietnamese men livi...
Survival differences by race most apparent in advanced stages of breast cancer
...ival increase according to stage of disease, a new study
finds. Published in the September 15, 2007 issue o...to be up to 56 percent higher than whites. This study
confirms statistically significant differences within stage between black and white women in tumor s...
Spot on treatment for acne
...e announced later this year. In an earlier Phase 1 study
in nine healthy human volunteers, the treatment wa...er the initial results can be repeated in a larger study
A 'broader' look at cardiac CTA images often finds diseases/disorders beyond the heart
...t findings beyond the heart, according to a recent study
conducted by researchers at the University of Mary...the prevalence of these findings, he added. The study
included 259 patients who had a cardiac CTA examination postoperatively. Of these 259 patients, 51 h...
Patient-centered approach can backfire
...nt input when it comes to treatment decisions. The study
showed that when those patients are matched with p...provider who is reluctant to share control." The study
was statistically adjusted to control for the effects of physicians' and patients' age and gender be...
Traditional Chinese exercises may increase efficacy of flu vaccine
...t of hope present in the pre-germ-season air. In a study
scheduled for publication in the August issue of t...Clinic in Rochester, Minn., said this is the first study
to examine the effects of traditional Taiji intervention on the response to influenza vaccine in old...
Antioxidants show no clear benefit against cardiovascular events, death in high-risk women
...rgery) or death through 2005. During the average study
period of 9.4 years, 1,450 women had one or more cardiovascular events, including 274 heart attacks, 298 strokes, 889 coronary revascularization procedures (bypass surgery or angioplasty) and 395 cardiovascular deaths (out of a total 995 deaths). The...
New treatment boosts muscle function in myasthenia gravis
...gs to treat neurological disorders, according to a study
published in the August 14, 2007, issue of Neurolo...when taken orally for a neurological disease, said study
author Zohar Argov, MD, with Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center in Jerusalem and member of th...
Study, meta-analysis examine factors associated with death from heatstroke
...ing hospitalization for heatstroke, according to a study
posted online today that will appear in a later print issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. A meta-analysis of previous studies also published online today found that being confined to bed, not leaving home daily ...
Smoking may strongly increase long-term risk of eye disease
...ues examined 2,454 Australians age 49 and older to study
the association between smoking and the 10-year in...dings from this large population-based prospective study
add evidence to a possible causal relationship between smoking and the long-term risk of late, but n...
Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk
...rban, middle-aged African-Americans according to a study
published in the Aug. 15 issue of the American Jou...using conditions are exerting this influence, says study
senior author Douglas K. Miller, M.D., Richard M. Fairbanks Professor in Aging Research at IU School...
RAND finds cases of undiagnosed diabetes drop sharply
... have the disease, according to a RAND Corporation study
issued today. Study author James P. Smith found ...uraged more people to get tested, according to the study
appearing in the August edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. While undi...
Drug interactions with warfarin
... warfarin and antiplatelet agents. This real-world study
of prescription data from general practices observed much higher rates of bleeding than those derived from a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials. The authors write that physicians should be aware of these risks to better assess their patients...
Comparison of obstetric outcomes between on-call and patients' own obstetricians
...ot provide antenatal care. They performed a cohort study
of all live single term births between 1991 and 2001 at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montral. In all, there were 28,332 eligible deliveries attended by 26 obstetricians; 21,779 (76.9%) of the women were attended by their own obstetrician and 6,553 ...
News briefs from the journal Chest, August 2007
...e in patients body weight and blood pressure. This study
appears in the August issue of CHEST, the peer-rev...y, when compared with first-line antibiotics. This study
appears in the August issue of CHEST, the peer-reviewed journal of the American College of Chest Phy...
Study says COPD testing is not measuring up
...earch shows that it is not used nearly enough. The study
appears in the August issue of CHEST, the peer-rev...sion of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. This study
shows that we have a lot of work ahead of us in terms of raising awareness among both patients and p...
Study suggests loss of 2 types of neurons -- not just 1 -- triggers Parkinson's symptoms
...itical for coordinating movement. Results of the study
by Emory scientists, along with the University of ...hich is when you cross some sort of threshold. Our study
looked at what happens while the dopamine neurons are dying and people still appear fine, says Dr. W...
Grandparents, older adults encouraged to seek help for a sleep disorder
...alling asleep than persons in other age groups. A study
of adults over the age of 65 found that 13 percent of men and 36 percent of women take more than 30 minutes to fall asleep. There are many other possible explanations for changes in older adults sleep patterns, says Dr. Krainson. Older adults may ...
Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk
... contribute to the development of diabetes." The study
looked at many risk factors for diabetes including...vironment can affect that person's health." This study
grew out of a larger health study
involving African-Americans. In the original study, researchers lo...
Even low levels of weekly exercise drive down blood pressure
...essure and boost overall fitness, suggests a small study
in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Healt...the most common reason for failing to do so. The study
authors invited 106 healthy but sedentary civil servants between the ages of 40 and 60 to take part ...
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