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Unease over guidelines that label 9 out of 10 people as sick

...chest nations, they warn. "Such considerations are urgent as the guidelines from the European Society of Cardiology are in the process of being implemented and the quality and outcomes framework of the new general practitioner contract in the UK can be seen as part of this implementation," they conclude....

Diuretics effective for people with diabetes and high blood pressure

...t the body. "Controlling high blood pressure is an urgent concern especially for people with diabetes. Our findings demonstrate the advantages of diuretics in diabetics as well as in those with impaired and normal fasting glucose levels," said NHLBI director Dr. Elizabeth G. Nabel. "As a physician, I have s...

Hopkins AIDS experts issue warning about global efforts to provide drug therapies

...llocation system was revised to put first the most urgent cases, not those who stood the chance of living the longest. Similarly, previous studies have recommended that the most severely affected AIDS patients be first in line for therapy. According to McGough, "medical criteria are never completely neutra...

Urgent measures needed to tackle HIV epidemic in Moscow

... HIV in Moscow is high. Our findings highlight the urgent need for intervention such as screening for sexually transmitted infections, counselling, and health education both within and beyond correctional settings. Focus should be on women and young people at risk and the overlap between sex work and inject...

Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for July 19, 2005

...that 191 (nine percent) of these results indicated urgent clinical action, such as starting or changing antibiotic therapy (Improving Patient Care, p. 121). Of 105 hospital physicians who responded to a survey about the actionable results, 65 were unaware of the results and 31 were unaware that the tests ha...

Immigrants spend half as much on health care as native-born Americans

...althy immigrant workforce. Our findings suggest an urgent need for partnerships between health organizations and community groups to improve access to care, particularly for minority immigrants."...

Cannabis-based drugs could offer new hope for inflammatory bowel disease patients

...testinal tract. This inflammation can cause pain, urgent diarrhoea, severe tiredness and loss of weight, and is most commonly diagnosed in young adults of both sexes between the ages of 15 and 25. Patients with IBD who are also users of cannabis often report that their symptoms are alleviated following can...

Wet combing four times more effective than chemical treatments for head lice

...ly effective control of head lice, and there is an urgent need to identify safe, novel insecticides of proved efficacy, they conclude....

More is better, at least in angioplasty

...ed to restore blood flow when a heart artery needs urgent re-opening. The researchers made statistical adjustments to the data in order to compare the low- and higher-volume physicians more accurately, but still there was a significant difference in MACE rates. When the researchers used the 75-procedure c...

Marijuana-derived drug suppresses bladder overactivity and irritation in animal models

... tenderness in the bladder and pelvic area; and an urgent and/or frequent need to urinate. In IC, the bladder wall may become scarred or irritated, and pinpoint bleeding may appear on the bladder wall....

Insurance status affects ability to secure necessary, timely follow-up medical appointments

...ceive a follow-up appointment within a week for an urgent medical condition than those with Medicaid coverag... patients who had been seen in an ED and needed an urgent follow-up appointment within one week. Callers read from one of three clinical scenarios requiring f...

Doctors survey hospital food, reveal current trends

... whole-grain products and fresh fruit, there is an urgent need for improvement. The survey reveals that fewer than one-third of hospitals offer either a daily salad bar or a daily low-fat, cholesterol-free entre. Moreover, a nutritional analysis reveals that many entres described as healthful by hospitals a...

Changing patient profile signals rising emergency care waits for seriously ill patients

...d waiting times for seriously ill patients needing urgent treatment, finds a study in Emergency Medicine Journal. The findings are based on 10 years of data in three emergency departments. including a minor injuries unit, in Sheffield, a large city in northern England. The data, which record the time tak...

SCAI, NCQA partner to hold landmark conference on introducing complex medical therapies

... introduction into clinical practice, speak to the urgent need for reliable data that will enable physicians to monitor outcomes, continually enhance treatment protocols, and ensure patient safety. SCAI and NCQA recognized that CAS brings together many of the variables that the medical community will face a...

Prevalence of drug-resistant gonorrhoea increasing in South Africa

...nt of the problem in South Africa. In addition, an urgent review of the syndromic management guidelines, with a view to replacing ciprofloxacin as first-line treatment in Durban, KwaZulu Natal, is long overdue."...

UK liver services need urgent improvement

...ptable, with only seven hospitals able to offer an urgent appointment within two weeks. An earlier survey also showed the need for a substantial increase in consultant liver specialists (hepatologists). Recent initiatives to improve teaching and specialist training are a step forward, says the author, but l...

Big and fast growing infants at greater risk of later obesity

...MJ today (14 October 2005) has found. There is an urgent need to tackle rising levels of obesity in the population. However it is not clear how early in life prevention could begin. This study examines the relation between infant size and growth and later obesity. Researchers analysed 24 studies which as...

Past illegal blood donation in China linked to hepatitis C virus infection

...d collection and blood banking practices remain an urgent health priority. "Technical support and drugs are needed to assist these central Chinese provinces cope with the care and treatment needs of HCV patients," the investigators added. In an accompanying editorial, Roger Y. Dodd, PhD, of the American Red...

World leaders in cancer research to meet in Liverpool

...a to raise public awareness of the disease and the urgent need for more research funding." Scientists at the workshop will also assess the current status of spiral CT imaging trials. Spiral CT scanners have the ability to scan the thorax very quickly and studies show that they can detect small nodules in t...

Al Gore recipient of Harvard Global Environmental Citizen Award

...owledgeable and passionate communicators about the urgent need to address global climate change." Gore's commitment to the environment, and particularly global warming, is demonstrated through his pioneering efforts to protect and preserve the earth's natural resources since his days in the House of Represe...

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