Tag: "take" at medical news
Using coxibs and NSAIDs to treat osteoarthritis
...sed, is required to help us understand how best to take
advantage of their availability". The input by the OARSI/COX-2 International Study Group provides evidence-based background and guidance that will be of help to physicians, and to patients, in the use of these important commonly used agents....
A 'broader' look at cardiac CTA images often finds diseases/disorders beyond the heart
...ry arteries and bypass grafts, said Dr. White. The take
home message is that these examinations require physician interpreters who are trained to read the entire CT, not just the coronary vessels, he said. One of the issues that we found somewhat surprising is the number of patients with pulmonary embo...
Patient-centered approach can backfire
Today's doctors are trained to take
a more "patient-centered" approach toward healthca...and feel satisfied with their care when physicians take
the patient-centered approach. According to the UI study, recently published in the Annals of Beha...
Antioxidants show no clear benefit against cardiovascular events, death in high-risk women
...ee or more risk factors, were randomly assigned to take
500 milligrams of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) or placebo every day; 600 international units of vitamin E or placebo every other day; and 50 milligrams of beta carotene or placebo every other day. Participants were followed up for the occurrence of hear...
Study, meta-analysis examine factors associated with death from heatstroke
Individuals who live in a nursing home or take
medication to lower blood pressure appear more likely to die during or following 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/Archiv...
RAND finds cases of undiagnosed diabetes drop sharply
...ceived wide attention only in recent years, it may take
more time for physicians to routinely test the obese for the disease, Smith said. Diabetes is a serious illness that occurs when the body cannot properly produce or regulate insulin, which controls the level of glucose in the blood. The disease ca...
Grandparents, older adults encouraged to seek help for a sleep disorder
...und that 13 percent of men and 36 percent of women take
more than 30 minutes to fall asleep. There are m...light snack or a few minutes of reading. Dont take
your worries to bed. Bedtime is a time to relax, not to hash out the stresses of the day. If y...
Even low levels of weekly exercise drive down blood pressure
...ry civil servants between the ages of 40 and 60 to take
part in an exercise programme for 12 weeks. Some 44 people were randomly assigned to 30 minutes of brisk walking on five days of the week. A further 42 were given the same programme, but for three days of the week. And the remainder were not aske...
Anemia and tropical diseases; Is pharmacogenomics ready for the clinic?
...Medicine in your report and use the links below to take
your readers straight to the online articles: FROM THE PLoS MEDICINE MAGAZINE SECTION: Could anemia be used to assess the burden and control of neglected tropical diseases" In this week's PLoS Medicine, a team of researchers argues that meas...
Drug for cluster headaches may cause heart problems
... people taking the drug were initially supposed to take
part in the study, but 42 percent of them did not have the EKGs done to monitor their heart activity. Many of them said either they or their local services were reluctant to undertake such frequent tests, or they were not aware of the need for the he...
Draining away brain's toxic protein to stop Alzheimer's
... in people with the disease. The approach doesnt take
direct aim at the pathology that is ubiquitous in ...id-beta forms a toxic plaque. Instead, researchers take
an indirect approach, focusing not on the brain but rather on a protein that sops up amyloid-beta in...
Investigators uncover intriguing clues to why persistent acid reflux sometimes turns into cancer
...es might allow other cells more prone to cancer to take
over. The research supports why it is important ...alists suggest the alternate cells that eventually take
over might be bone-marrow cells. There could be cells circulating from the bone marrow that wouldn...
New cause of tamoxifen resistance in breast cancer cells discovered at Lombardi
...hange is governed by the smallest alterations that take
place within the proteins of the tumor cells, dete...ave not yet determined the exact interactions that take
place, the researchers believe that the overexpression of XBP1 promotes cell survival by affecting t...
Reductive stress linked to heart disease
...s and causing them to form aggregates. Many people take
antioxidants to prevent heart and other protein-aggregate diseases, but there actually is scant evidence to prove they work, according to Benjamin. Until now, reductive stress has not been looked at in the context of disease. This is a case of too ...
Some women benefit more from exercise when emphasis is on health, not appearance
...joyed the workout more and would be more likely to take
a similar class in the future. Focht and his colleagues were surprised to find that the presence of mirrors in the exercise room didn't influence how the women felt during class. We expected the mirrors to have some effect on these women, but tha...
Hormone regulates fondness for food
...ding eating behaviour therefore means that we must take
into account physiological and hormonal pathways a...rs controlling eating behaviour and will hopefully take
us beyond some of the prevailing and simplistic assumptions about why some people have difficulties ...
States taking action to insure nation's 13.3M uninsured young adults
...ivate coverage beyond age 18 or 19 and that states take
steps to ensure that colleges and universities require and offer health insurance coverage to students. ...
Parents' depression can weigh on children
...rtant too, Janicke said. Its important for them to take
time out to take
care of themselves. More than 33 percent of children and adolescents in the United States are over...
Study reveals gaps in vaccine financing for underinsured children
...fluenza immunization effort by clarifying steps to take
in case of vaccine supply shortage. Explicit prioritization of financing for newly recommended vaccines, as a remedy for shortfalls in financing for underinsured children, cannot be far behind. (JAMA. 2007;298(6):680-682. Available pre-embargo to the...
Miniature implanted devices could treat epilepsy, glaucoma
...when a seizure is about to start, and then you can take
steps to prevent it." Data from the implanted transmitter will be picked up by an external receiver, also being developed by the Purdue researchers. The most critical aspect of the research is creating a device that transmits a large amount of da...
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