Tag: "sufferers" at medical news
Asthmatics naturally deficient in antiviral immunity, report scientists
...or asthma attacks. By giving interferons to asthma sufferers
it may be possible to prevent or treat the asthma attacks, stopping sufferers
from becoming hospitalised through illness." Professor Stephen Holgate, from the University of South...
Scientists to study actions of botanical oils
...fatty acids found in several natural oils to treat sufferers
of many of the most common diseases that affect mankind." According to the National Institutes of Health, of which NCCAM and ODS are part, botanical products are widely used by Americans despite a lack of evidence of whether they are safe or effectiv...
Two drugs combined more cost-effective safer for managing arthritis in high-risk patients
...hcare System study demonstrates that for arthritis sufferers
at high risk for gastrointestinal problems who traditionally may have used a drug like Vioxx, the most cost-effective and safest treatment is actually a common painkiller combined with an acid-reducing drug. Published in the April 15 issue of Arthri...
Rats with migraines provide Jefferson scientists insights to improved drug strategy
..." or "allodynia," which involves, as most migraine sufferers
know, a heightened sensitivity to touch. He presen...n benefit from this treatment. Since most migraine sufferers
typically delay treatment until the pounding in their head has spread to their forehead or around th...
Study challenges current treatment for mild asthma
...year-long controlled study shows that adult asthma sufferers
fare about as well whether they take a steroid drug every day or only during asthma attacks. Changes in lung function, overall frequency of symptoms and the number of severe attacks were about the same, whichever regimen was followed. According to on...
Scottish health minister launches major new clinical trials project to boost business and health
...for clinical expertise. The trials are set to help sufferers
of common diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, infectious diseases and neurological problems. The clinical trials organisation will coordinate these activities across the city, helping to deliver new treatments swiftly from labo...
Report reveals need to improve physical health of people with schizophrenia
... Schizophrenia, its treatment and the lifestyle of sufferers
contribute to high rates of illness and mortality...., NHS Greater Glasgow, said: "It's important that sufferers
get the right type of support from medical and social services. The potential for improving the over...
OHSU study finds ginkgo beneficial for MS symptoms
... said. "We need to study this further." And for MS sufferers
like Winfield, who participated in the ginkgo study, the herbal supplement will remain one of the many weapons in her arsenal for fighting the disease. "I would do it again," she said of taking ginkgo. "It could have a benefit for me that I didn't ha...
Patients swallow 'camera-in-a-pill' to help doctors check for diseases of esophagus, GERD
...s ($9.3 billion/year). Most of the 19 million GERD sufferers
experience symptoms at least twice a week. Five to...he fastest growing type of cancer in America. GERD sufferers
are often treated with prescription or over-the-counter antacids. However, treatments that control s...
UCLA researchers find common gastrointestinal condition keeps patients up at night
... Week (DDW) in Chicago, IL. 1 The survey of GERD sufferers
in Europe and the U.S. showed GERD reduced work pr...rn, stomach upset, and nausea. However, some GERD sufferers
may not experience any symptoms at all. 5 GERD is a recurrent and chronic disease that does not re...
Study finds ADHD improves with sensory intervention
.... If not addressed early, the disorder can trouble sufferers
into adulthood. In its current study, the group is working with a total of 135 children who have ADHD. Children who did not receive occupational therapy during the study have been scheduled to receive it afterward....
OTC treatments for reflux fail to match relief of prescriptions
...improve their symptoms than those undiagnosed GERD sufferers
using OTC medicines. In face-to-face interviews, r...atients). Approximately 65 percent of undiagnosed sufferers
taking OTC medicines reported improvement in symptoms, while 80 percent of patients receiving prescr...
Clinical trial proves link between chiropractic and migraines
Seventy-two per cent of migraine sufferers
in a clinical trial experienced either 'substantia...and end all, but for a good percentage of migraine sufferers
the neck is a significant contributing factor, and for them chiropractic treatment is really effecti...
Veterans of first Gulf War have more chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia
...later," Eisen says. Fibromyalgia syndrome afflicts sufferers
with persistent, widespread pain. Chronic fatigue syndrome leaves sufferers
with a disabling loss of energy. Despite decades of awareness of both conditions, their causes remai...
Large multinational general population study shows restless legs syndrome is common, under-diagnosed
...tressing (n=416). Eighty-one percent of these RLS sufferers
(n=337) reported discussing their symptoms with a ...up defined as RLS sufferers, 36 percent of the RLS sufferers
in the R.E.S.T. General Population study were age 49 or younger. RLS Impact on Sleep and Daily Acti...
Panel calls for a new look at treatments commonly used for chronic insomnia
...The panel also stressed that many chronic insomnia sufferers
could benefit from currently underused behavioral ... approved only for short-term use, leaving chronic sufferers
with few proven options. The panel noted that newer benzodiazepine receptor agonist medications have...
Key milestone in antifungal treatment for severe asthma
...s, and skin tests indicate that up to 70% of these sufferers
are allergic to one or more common fungi in the air. Previous studies have shown the benefits of one antifungal drug [itraconazole or Sporonox] for the asthma subgroup known as "allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis" or "ABPA". The University of...
New memory aid helps dementia sufferers remember as time goes by
...lanca' could bring back lost memories for dementia sufferers
thanks to an innovative memory aid. Based on an i...system and a clearer understanding of how dementia sufferers
respond to social situations, the aid aims to stimulate more enjoyable, rewarding conversation betwe...
Street-level London air pollution warnings coming via mobile phones
...ring ESA-backed project. Around a thousand asthma sufferers
and other vulnerable individuals in Croydon should soon receive text message warnings to their mobile phones before elevated air pollution days, with additional patients in other London boroughs receiving the service later on. The YourAir service pre...
Help for osteoporosis sufferers in the primary care office
...icans over 50 have osteopenia/osteoporosis; 80% of sufferers
are women. Direct and indirect cost in 2002 amounted to 17 billion dollars with projected costs for the year 2030 at greater than 60 billion....
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