Tag: "under" at medical news
SCAI news: Drug-eluting stents prove mettle in heart attack patients
...o enhance patient care. SCAI was organized in 1976 under
the guidance of Drs. F. Mason Sones and Melvin P. ...o enhance patient care. SCAI was organized in 1976 under
the guidance of Drs. F. Mason Sones and Melvin P. Judkins. The first SCAI Annual Scientific Sessions...
Small-bowel injury in children more common in abuse than accident cases
...pared with children injured by a fall. No children under
five sustained a gut injury from a fall. Professor...d special consideration especially if the child is under
five and a fall is the explanation." (Quote by e-mail; does not appear in published paper)...
Handwashing with soap key to reducing burden of childhood disease
...uced the incidence of pneumonia by 50% in children under
5 when compared with controls. Handwashing also reduced also the incidence of diarrhoea by 53% and a bacterial skin infection called impetigo by 34% in children younger than 15 years. There was no difference in disease incidence between households gi...
Experts discuss use of human stem cells in ape and monkey brains
.... Gearhart notes that such experiments are already under
way and that some people see them as a necessary step toward using human stem cells as treatments to replace or repair brain cells lost in conditions like Parkinson's disease or Lou Gehrig's disease. "We agreed to disagree about whether non-human pr...
Alcohol abuse: Early diagnosis is key to treatment success
...ified view. First, alcohol is not legal for those under
21 years of age and intoxication is not legal in many circumstances. By analogy, tobacco is legal for those older than 21, but there are many restrictions on its use and employers have the right to restrict smoking. What people need to remember," h...
U of T study shows barriers to HIV vaccine acceptance
...y want women to take advantage of HIV vaccines now under
development, says a University of Toronto researcher. "The first generation of HIV vaccines may be available within 10 years but availability doesn't guarantee uptake," says U of T social work professor Peter A. Newman, one of the authors of a study...
Time under general anesthesia associated with postoperative complications in head and neck surgery
CHICAGO The amount of time a patient is under
general anesthesia during major head and neck surg... of outcomes for major head and neck surgery. Time under
general anesthesia (TUGA) was the only factor found to be consistently related to surgical complicat...
Reconstructive technique provides option for difficult nasal plastic surgery
...y of the nasal septum), either performed by him or under
his supervision, at a facial plastic surgery center. Of the 2,119 patients from 1981 to 2004 with severe nasal septal deviations undergoing the surgery developed and refined by Dr. Gubisch, the charts of two groups were reviewed: 459 procedures perfo...
Are some medicines so good they should be free? In diabetes, the answer may be yes
...heir out-of-pocket cost for the drug declines. But under
the new Medicare plan, seniors will still pay for part of their drug costs in the form of premiums, deductibles and co-pays -- and research has shown that even small out-of-pocket costs keep many people from taking drugs that can help them. Says lead...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for July 19, 2005
...ce (no Medicare coverage of medications), coverage under
the new Medicare drug benefit to be implemented in 2006 (shared costs), and full coverage of ACE inhibitors for patients with diabetes. They found that even if full coverage increased ACE inhibitor use only 7.2 percent, full coverage would save Medic...
Female adolescents trendsetters in teen talk
...02, four U of T undergraduate student researchers, under
the supervision of Tagliamonte, interviewed 29 members of their own family and friends living in Toronto, ranging in age from 10 to 19 years from various socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. The researchers conversed with the speakers on informal...
National Academies news: Coeur d'Alene Superfund site
... eastern Washington that is designated for cleanup under
Superfund legislation because of contamination fro...tution that provides science and technology advice under
a congressional charter. A committee roster follows....
Hepatitis C responds best to combo of ribavirin and interferon, study concludes
...easuring failure to respond adequately totreatment under
each course of treatment. In tests for presence of the virus among those who had never beentreated for the disease, 83 percent of those on interferon did notrespond after six months, compared to 58 percent of those gettinginterferon plus ribavarin. A...
Single-dose antibiotics reduce appendectomy complications
...cient in all cases. "The problem now is that we're under
so much pressure to limit our antibiotic usage in all diseases because of the problems with resistant strains of organisms," he says. "I think perhaps we may be seeing the pendulum swing too far in the wrong direction, where patients are not receivin...
National Institutes of Health accept clinical study of Zestra(TM) for women
...gredients. Non-prescription Zestra TM is marketed under
the FDA Cosmetics Act to improve sexual experience...xual dysfunction (FSD). Current prescription drugs under
development include topical alprostadil, many delivery systems for testosterone and intranasal melan...
Employed caregivers at risk from current Canadian policies
...ension Plan does allow parents caring for children under
the age of 7 to drop years of low to no earning ou...Walker, who recently completed his Master's thesis under
the supervision of Dr Janet Fast of the Department of Human Ecology, looked at the experiences of em...
The Cochrane Library newsletter, 2005, issue 3
...n findings from about 10,000 participants who were under
18 years old and came from Asia, South America, Europe and North America. While the authors were unable to identify one particular program that could prevent obesity in children lead-author, Carolyn Summerbell, a Professor of Human Nutrition who work...
Minimally invasive solid tumor biopsy may replace surgery to get diagnostic specimens
...ng histopathologic techniques (studying the tissue under
a microscope and using antibody-based techniques to enhance determination of tumor type), as well as by cytogenetics or molecular pathology (identifying abnormalities in chromosomes). Obtaining sufficient amounts of fresh specimens for study is essen...
'Value to the system' determined healthcare for communist East Germany's elderly
... drinking levels in the East were "not discouraged under
the communist regime" and remain a problem for those living there now....
'Save sight with more light': NASA helps develop new bulb
...oping innovative light bulbs to make seeing easier under
working conditions. The Eye Saver provides 40 percent more surface illumination on work and reading surfaces, compared to a standard incandescent light bulb, and includes a frosty finish that reduces eyestrain by lowering glare. With an average lifet...
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