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Liver transplants may not be indicated for cystic fibrosis patients with bleeding complication

... London from 1981 onward. The 18 patients had each suffered at least one episode of variceal bleeding. Almost ...ions of liver disease (other than the bleeding) or suffered only temporarily from ascites (an accumulation of fluid in the abdomen). These patients were treated...

Robotic treadmill training helps retrain brain, improves walking

People who have suffered partial paralysis from spinal-cord injury show increased activity in the part of the brain responsible for muscle movement and motor learning after 12 weeks of training on a robotic treadmill, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found....

Ethics in a pandemic

...onomic impacts. Canada, and Toronto in particular, suffered millions in economic losses when the WHO advised international travelers against all nonessential travel because of SARS. Decisions about travel restrictions need to be clearly justified and the process must be transparent the report says. At the sam...

Nearly half of people with diabetes are not using aspirin to reduce risk of heart attack and stroke

...oronary heart disease (CHD) risk as already having suffered a heart attack. The ADA recommends that aspirin be considered for use in the prevention of both first and recurrent CV events in patients with diabetes who have at least one additional risk factor. Additionally, the USPSTF recommends the considerati...

Psychologists glimpse biological imprint of childhood neglect

...r. Why hormone levels vary between children who've suffered similar neglect patterns is another potential area of exploration....

Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute surgeons implant heart pump in comparative study of two devices

...spital. Percy Pinkdon, a 70-year-old Chicago man, suffered from irreversible end-stage cardiomyopathy, a weakening of the heart muscle that affects its ability to pump blood. He received unsuccessful cardiac treatments at other hospitals and an existing bone marrow abnormality ruled out a heart transplant. ...

Riding roller coasters may actually be 'death-defying' for people with heart disease

...'s Scientific Sessions 2005. "Individuals who have suffered a heart attack, have heart disease or irregular heart rhythms should not ride a roller coaster," said Jurgen Kuschyk, M.D., a cardiologist at University Hospital in Mannheim, Germany. "The rising heart rate in riders with pre-existing heart disease ...

Study uncovers potential biomarker for lupus atherosclerosis

... high in half of the 12 subjects with SLE that had suffered a stroke (cerebrovascular event). "We can clearly see from these results that HDL function fails to protect against cardiovascular disease in many SLE and rheumatoid arthritis patients," Dr. Hahn concluded. "This discovery may lead to an effective te...

Cardiovascular drug may improve heart failure and help prevent sudden death

...of cardiovascular disease; over seven million have suffered from myocardial infarction....

Wide racial disparities found in heart device implantation

... sudden cardiac death in patients who have already suffered heart attacks. "As the technology for cardiac devi...sudden cardiac deaths in patients who have already suffered from a heart attack. The ICDs also help those whose hearts have significantly impaired pumping abili...

Postmenopausal women with heart disease should take aspirin

...ad cardiovascular disease, including women who had suffered a heart attack, stroke, transient ischemic attack (TIA or mini-stroke), or who had cardiac chest pain or a prior procedure to open clogged coronary arteries. During the 6.5 years of the study, 8.7 percent of the women died. Berger found that only 46 ...

Aspirin reduces stroke risk in women, not men

...ng cause of death. About 60 percent of strokes are suffered by women. Joining Berger in his analysis was his mentor, David Brown, M.D., State University of New York Health Science Center, Stony Brook, NY....

Rheumatic disease increases risks in pregnancy, Stanford study finds

...lf of the deliveries were premature, and one-fifth suffered from pre-eclampsia - a condition characterized by ...f pregnancy. Her new study shows that the problems suffered by the women at Stanford are similar to what women experience nationwide. "Until now, all studies ha...

MUHC investigators search for the root of sexual pain in women

... to continue their groundbreaking research on pain suffered by some women during sexual intercourse. The new funding will allow the team, consisting of psychologists, gynecologists, physical therapists and statistician/epidemiologists, to root-out the cause of a condition experienced recurrently by at least 1...

Study highlights the ramifications of medical misdiagnosis

...ls afflicted with this rare disabling disease have suffered further serious problems due to incorrect diagnoses by their physicians," said Joseph Kitterman, MD, lead investigator and professor of pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco. In addition to Kitterman, the team included researcher...

Children in car crashes should be monitored for acute stress symptoms, whether injured or not

... in their parents, regardless of whether the child suffered injuries. Most children will recover with time and support, but in some cases symptoms will persist and get in the way of daily functioning, a sign that mental health counseling may be needed in order to recover completely. What Can Parents Do? Ch...

'Silent' nighttime acid reflux symptoms can cause poor sleep and sleep apnea

...ts with sleep complaints but no heartburn symptoms suffered episodes of nighttime acid reflux according to res...uations, 26 percent had acid reflux. Of those who suffered with reflux, 94 percent of the recorded reflux events were associated with arousal from sleep or awa...

CHEST 2005 abstract highlights

... much lower than normal, and 27.9% of patients had suffered from significant impairment in diffusing capacity. In addition, while 6-minute walk distance times had improved from 3 months to 12 months, no additional improvements were seen after 18 months. 9/11 New York Fire Department Workers' Health (Conv...

New clues into causes of scleroderma

...t two factors. "After the repeated vascular injury suffered by patients with scleroderma, it could be that the supply of progenitor cells becomes exhausted or that the produced cells are incompetent" Dong said. "Or, it could be that once the progenitor cells do leave the bone marrow, they are continually expo...

What is the best treatment strategy for early rheumatoid arthritis?

...ily women, with a mean age of 54, the patients had suffered disease symptoms for an average of 23 weeks before entering the trial. After randomly assigning the patients to one of four treatment strategies, the researchers closely monitored the effects and benefits for each group over the course of one year. ...

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(Date:11/6/2014)... Except when that predator runs so fast that it essentially ... is the fastest creature on Earth. Some of these half-inch-long ... five miles per hour). The fastest human can do about ... tiger beetle, a person would have to hit 480 miles ... At peak speeds, everything becomes a blur. They can,t gather ...
(Date:11/5/2014)... show great diversity in their ability to identify scents ... differ in their perceptual evaluation of odors, with women ... , Sex differences in olfactory detection may play ... connected to one,s perception of smell, which is naturally ... superiority has been suggested to be cognitive or emotional, ...
(Date:11/4/2014)... 4, 2014) — Think about the way our bodies ... neighboring cells know that they are supposed to become ... these tissues find the correct place and alignment? Researchers ... crucial questions. , In a new study, UM researchers ... with their surrounding neighbors, at the head-trunk region. Their ...
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