Tag: "treatment" at medical news
Stress may leave your mouth a mess
... depths in excess of 5mm may require more advanced treatment
and patients should talk to their dental specialist. ...
Refusal of medical and surgical interventions common among chronically ill elderly
...hese treatments may be too burdensome, or that the treatment
doesnt fit with their goals of care. Physicians need to offer treatment
alternatives that better fit their patients goals and preferences, said first author Marc Rothman, M...
Obesity linked to hyperparathyroidism in chronic kidney disease
...y and hyperparathyroidism has implications for the treatment
or outcomes of CKD," Dr. Kovesdy concludes. ...
Geriatric health conditions have major effect on half of all seniors
...been one obstacle to the appropriate diagnosis and treatment
of these conditions, says senior author Caroline Blaum, M.D., M.S., associate professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine at U-M and a research scientist at the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System GRECC. Such obstacles need to be overc...
Even older women at high risk have little interest in being tested for HIV, study finds
...HIV diagnosis, which leaves little opportunity for treatment
or secondary prevention for their partners. For this investigation, Dr. Akers and her colleagues analyzed data collected from 514 women ranging in age from 50 to 95. The women visited a general internal medicine clinic at a large, inner-city hospit...
Stem cell transplantation procedure results in long-term survival for amyloidosis patients
...nt.shtml . BUMC was the first to begin using this treatment
in 1994 and is the only center to publish these lo... stem cell transplantation has become a first-line treatment
for patients with AL amyloidosis. However, efforts need to continue to be directed upon achieving a...
Metabolic study in mice could lead to 'good cholesterol' boosters
...art attack by 20 to 35 percent, Jin said. However, treatment
methods that would simultaneously lower bad cholesterol and increase good cholesterol have the potential to work even better. Indeed, researchers believe that increasing HDL-C while lowering LDL-C might cut heart attack risk by as much as 70 percent,...
Chemotherapy with bevacizumab increases risk of blood clots in arteries
... of blood clots in patients arteries compared with treatment
with chemotherapy only, according to a study publi...ied in this study should be considered when making treatment
decisions for individual patients, the authors write. ...
Osteoporosis screening and treatment may be cost-effective for selected older men
... (QALYs) gained for the densitometry and follow-up treatment
strategy compared with no intervention, calculated...17.6 percent at age 85 years. The densitometry and treatment
strategy modestly reduced the absolute 10-year incidence of clinical fractures by a range of 2.1 per...
Miniature implanted devices could treat epilepsy, glaucoma
...nt don't respond to any drugs. There is no cure or treatment
for those 30 percent." New technologies being developed aim to change that by predicting the onset of seizures and immediately dispensing a chemical called a neurotransmitter directly to the area of the brain where the seizure is starting. The Pu...
Electrical implant steadies balance disorder in animals
...eople with profoundly impaired balance need better treatment
options, says Della Santina. Many cope through rehabilitation exercises or by restricting their activities, but the chronic disequilibrium and blurry vision can be disabling. ...
High blood pressure problems largely misunderstood by sufferers
...tions for the rest of ones life, and race-specific treatment
plans. High blood pressure is a common but serious health problem that affects nearly one-third of all adults in the United States. It can be controlled, though not cured, through lifestyle changes and the use of medications, which must be continue...
UIC researchers to develop new drugs to fight bioterrorism
...e discovery and development of antibiotics for the treatment
of this and other infectious diseases," said Jerry Bauman, dean of the College of Pharmacy. "This grant will allow us to expand on our current studies." UIC researchers will conduct four projects over the course of the year. The projects entail t...
Novel candidate biomarker for heart failure also strongly predicts risk of death
...inicians to develop more effective, individualized treatment
plans. While we are now able to diagnose heart f...on on how ST2 changes after adequate heart failure treatment
and what that tells us about patients response to therapy, Januzzi says. Its likely that patterns o...
ACC/AHA release revised UA/NSTEMI guidelines
...cians up-to-date and detailed information on which treatment
options will provide the best possible outcomes fo...te coronary syndrome. They focus on the diagnosis, treatment
and management of patients with UA and the closely related condition of NSTEMI. The 2002 guideli...
Trial stops after stroke and mortality significantly reduced by blood
...est that where they have high blood pressure, such treatment
can cuttheir chances of dying as well as stroke." The Steering Committee of HYVET accepted on 12th July 2007 therecommendation of its Data Safety Monitoring Board that the trial shouldbe stopped. Definitive figures will not be available until al...
Quality of treatment guidelines
...he recommendations contained in guidelines for the treatment
of patients with diabetes, high blood pressure and dyslipidemia (abnormal levels of fats in the blood). Finlay McAlister and colleagues made use of the Canadian Hypertension Education Program (CHEP) grading scheme. They conclude that most recommendat...
Green tea holds promise as new treatment for inflammatory skin diseases
Green tea could hold promise as a new treatment
for skin disorders such as psoriasis and dandruff,...dangerous side effects, he says. The traditional treatment
of ultraviolet light and medication, while it can control the lesions and be used long term, may cau...
Happier hospitals means healthier patients
... to focus first and foremost on patients and their treatment
and care and that should be modelled at the top of the NHS. General Management cannot manage without knowing the business it is in. It says the answer is not in structures but in a re-focusing of the organisations energy and ways of working: This me...
Why women get more migraines than men
...identified what they hope will eventually be a new treatment
option for migraine. They found that a medication ...name Namenda), which is currently approved for the treatment
of Alzheimers disease, inhibits CSD and appears to be a highly effective treatment
for some patients...
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