Tag: "treatment" at medical news
Sleep-related breathing disorder common among aggressive, bullying schoolchildren
...viors in children. Therefore, it is possible that treatment
could reduce such behaviors and provide a novel way to target bullying and aggressive behaviors in the school setting," said O'Brien. An SRBD may be a problem in more than 10 percent of children. It occurs when the airway is partially blocked duri...
ACP supports improved access to information on relative strengths and weaknesses
...cision-making process when considering alternative treatment
options, a key element of the Patient-Centered Med...rnists specialize in the prevention, detection and treatment
of illness in adults....
News briefs from the journal Chest, June 2007
...py. In one case, 222 patients completing 1-year of treatment
with sildenafil monotherapy improved their 6-minute walk test by 51m. This update appears in the June issue of CHEST, the peer-reviewed journal of the American College of Chest Physicians. ...
Alzheimer's disease to quadruple worldwide by 2050
...creases in those needing costly late-stage disease treatment
in 2050. The largest increase in the prevalence of Alzheimers will occur in Asia, where 48 percent of the worlds Alzheimers cases currently reside. The number of Alzheimers cases is expected to grow in Asia from 12.65 million in 2006 to 62.85 milli...
Oxygen trick could see organic costs tumble
A simple, cheap treatment
using just oxygen could allow growers to store organic produce for longer and go a long way towards reducing the price of organic fruit and vegetables, reports Lisa Richards in Chemistry & Industry, the magazine of the SCI. Currently UK shoppers ha...
FPG receives $8 million for autism research
...they are diagnosed they receive the most effective treatment
by professionals who are prepared and knowledgeable, said Samuel L. Odom, FPG director and principal investigator for both grants. The $3 million grant, from the U.S. Department of Educations Institute of Education Science, will compare two classro...
Colonoscopy up in NYC
...d diagnosing more cancer at an earlier stage where treatment
is most effective. In 2003, we set a five year g...d diagnosing more cancer at an earlier stage where treatment
is most effective. Get checked for cancer is one of the top 10 priorities of Take Care New York, t...
Researchers develop criteria to detect bone mass deficiencies in children with chronic diseases
...s and anorexia nervosa or those undergoing cancer treatment
are at increased risk for bone mass deficiencies, fracture or osteoporosis as they get older, according to a new study whose lead author is a researcher at Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center. There is a huge demand for this information a...
Rochester spreads knowledge of cancer-related fatigue
...efore researchers can develop useful prevention or treatment
strategies. -- Measurement of a subjective symptom. More than 20 different assessments are used to diagnose fatigue, from single-question scales to multidimensional measurements of a patient's physical, emotional and cognitive functioning. Most pati...
Borderline personality disorder shows improvements with intensive psychotherapy
...e change revealed that the BPD patients in the TFP treatment
showed improvement in ten out of the twelve domain...s in the empirical development of a psychoanalytic treatment
for borderline patients that focuses on the personality, rather than simply on symptoms, yet also sh...
Research probes seniors' plans for end-of-life care
...ice to appoint a "health care proxy" who will make treatment
decisions should a person become incapacitated. Writing in the June issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior, the researchers report that education, religious attitudes and experience with a loved one's death - especially a painful death - ...
Low libido in menopause linked to trouble sleeping
...cts some womens libido. Before starting any drug treatment
for changes that happen in menopause, women need to weigh their individual risks and benefits with their doctors, said Dr. Reed. She advocates beginning with self-care to lessen depression and sleep problems (see below). Previous studies have establi...
UK scientists set their sights on cure for AMD
...n the retinal support cells. There is currently no treatment
that prevents the treatment
of dry AMD. There has been some success in controlling new blood vessel formation in wet AMD, but th...
GSK announces launch of largest ever Phase III trial in lung cancer treatment
...esents a potentially momentous shift in the cancer treatment
paradigm. I believe we have only just scratched the surface of what is possible and look forward to seeing the results of the Phase III trial in due course. Based on these encouraging data, GSK also announced today the opening of patient recruitme...
Advances in understanding bipolar disorder topics of press briefings June 7, 8
...and using neuroimaging to aid in the diagnosis and treatment
of bipolar disorder. 1:15 p.m., Friday, June 8 ...yperactivity disorder in the course, diagnosis and treatment
of the disorder will be presented in a session at 2:45 p.m., Thursday, June 7. A symposium at...
Performance-related financial incentives for hospitals not linked with improved quality of care
...ement in certain process measures and outcomes for treatment
of heart attack beyond that in hospitals not participating in the quality-improvement program. The study included an analysis of data for 105,383 patients with acute non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (a certain pattern on an electrocardi...
Cedars-Sinai researchers present new endocrine findings at 2 international conferences
...blication of new data reflecting long term medical treatment
outcomes in patients with acromegaly. Melmed, who...ce continue to face as they advance the diagnosis, treatment
and understanding of endocrine disorders. (Plenary session) The two other presentations by Cedars...
DFG approves 11 new Collaborative Research Centers
...the development of new technologies and methods of treatment
in regenerative medicine using nano and laser tech...possible to develop pharmacological prevention and treatment
concepts. (Host university: Heinrich Heine University of Dsseldorf, Coordinator: Jean Krutmann) Th...
Abilify sNDA for pediatric patients with schizophrenia accepted for priority FDA review
...pical antipsychotic ABILIFY (aripiprazole) for the treatment
of pediatric patients (13-17 years old) with schizophrenia. This sNDA is based on data from a six-week, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study, sponsored by Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., and its U.S. subsidiary, Otsuka Pharmaceutical ...
Extra pay does not improve hospital performance
...l incentives to hospitals for adhering to specific treatment
guidelines would improve patient outcomes. They found no evidence that financial incentives were associated with improved outcomes, nor that hospitals had shifted their focus from other areas in order to concentrate on the areas being evaluated for p...
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