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Study shows symptom-driven therapy may be ok for some adults with mild persistent asthma
...ders to develop and follow the treatment plan that suits
them best." More than 20 million Americans have asthma. For those with mild persistent asthma, guidelines from the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) currently recommend daily long-term control medication to prevent symptoms an...
Trusts perform better on chemical incidents but protective suits and tents still imperfect
...the design and distribution of chemical protective suits
and shelters are still a problem, says research pu... there were frequent battery failures the suits
had inadequate flexibility at the knees, shoulders and elbows when lifting some suits
US still spends more on health care than any other country
...are costs in the United States is that malpractice suits
increase the prices charged by doctors and cause t...s in other countries or the elevated number of law suits
filed in the United States," said Peter S. Hussey, PhD, co-author of the study and a recent graduate...
Fear of lawsuits affects emergency physicians' heart care decisions
...ysicians who have the greatest fear of malpractice suits
are more likely than their colleagues to admit and order tests for patients with chest pain or other heart symptoms, even if those patients are at low risk for actual problems, according to a study led by a University of Iowa researcher. These findin...
Malpractice litigation wrongly blamed for inconsistent health care
...." In this context, liability laws and malpractice suits
have a modest positive effect on behavior, the authors asserted. "Liability encourages producers of goods and services to exercise due care by forcing them to internalize the costs of their negligence We do not contend that the civil justice system ...
Dialysis treatment choice affects risk of death in patients with end-stage kidney disease
...disease have picked the kind of dialysis that best suits
their lifestyle, sometimes switching from one method to the other, but we have always wondered if one of the two methods helped people live longer," Jaar adds. To find out, the study, called the Choices for Healthy Outcomes in Caring for ESRD, or CH...
Heart failure patients have impaired cooling response, UT Southwestern researchers find
... hearts. For testing, all were put into tube-lines suits
and the temperature of the water perfusing the suits
was elevated, resulting in increases in skin and internal temperatures. Researchers then studied ski...
Twelve-point plan tackles moral and ethical issues of using email for health research
...ver an extended period and at a time and pace that suits
them, irrespective of geography. Because the people we are working with have chronic illnesses, it also enables us to include people who may not otherwise feel able to participate" adds Dr Kralik. "But we need to approach this type of research caref...
Space suit technology can protect workers from heatstroke
The technology used in space suits
to protect astronauts carrying out space walks in ...em based on the technology developed for the space suits
used by astronauts on the International Space Station to prevent them from overheating when exposed ...
Diets with group support may help keep weight off longer
...ntial period. People need to find a diet that best suits
them. "Our study provides data on how much weight patients can expect to lose by dieting," they write. "These data could help practitioners in managing patients' expectations of weight loss targets." An accompanying editorial suggests that the challe...
Mice learn tasks that may help treat human psychiatric disorders
...suits. You've both learned to pay attention to the suits
and that the numbers are irrelevant so you should ignore them." Mice compose the majority of medical research animals, but since no test existed to monitor them for such skills as set shifting, their usefulness in studying autism, other similar dis...
Seeing two figures in coordinated action helps brain pick out movements of one
...Program and the UC Ballroom Dance Team with sports suits
that each contained 13 lights marking key body parts, such as the head, hands, knees and feet. The "actors" were then asked to fight or dance in a dark room while the researchers filmed the movements. Using motion capture technology, the lights in ...
New accreditation program for radiation detector labs
...lity to determine the radiation detector that best suits
their purpose. ...
Why Good Things Happen to Good People
...re generous life, finding the style of giving that suits
you best. This book captures great new science, great stories, practical self help, and even a carefully validated scale so readers can assess themselves in 10 different ways of doing unto others, he said. For more information on Why Good Things ...