Tag: "want" at medical news
Breast cancer detector that uses electricity instead of X-rays under study
...on also are eligible prior to their procedure. "We want
volunteers who want
to help society," says Dr. Craft of the additional test. "Mammography currently is the standard aro...
Risk of womb cancer varies according to the type of HRT used
...lemma for women who haven't had a hysterectomy and want
to use HRT. On one hand, oestrogen-only HRT and tibolone increase the risk of endometrial cancer but, on the other hand, HRT containing both oestrogen and progesterone causes the greatest increase in breast cancer. Since breast cancer is much more co...
UK politicians failing to address low morale among doctors
...tus. That voice does not exist at present. Doctors want
to strengthen their professional morale because they know that a more robust and motivated profession will mean better outcomes for patients. Currently, no politician recognises this truth. May 5 will therefore not be about democracy at all. The publ...
Facelift alternatives rid patients of neck 'wattle' without the downtime of surgery
...pen on television, right? In reality, many people want
to rid themselves of neck "wattle" to look younger...ble to afford the prolonged recovery time, or only want
targeted improvement of their neck region. Patients have less invasive options to rid the "wattle,"...
Diabetes and pizza: Slow and steady insulin delivery wins the race
...people and good quality of life is eating what you want
every now and again, we suggested a study to see how best to help those with diabetes enjoy this common favorite food while maintaining good glucose levels." Twenty-six volunteers with type 1 diabetes were selected from the patient population at Penn...
ASU researchers team with Kinetic Muscles, Inc. to develop robotic arm for stroke rehabilitation
...that it responds directly to a user's intent. "We want
RUPERT to be able to sense when the user is attemp...the goal to make the motion more intuitive, but we want
the robot to assist at those points in the movement where the individual needs it," said He. As th...
Exercise in cold water may increase appetite, UF study finds
...equal amounts of jogging or cycling for people who want
to lose weight. "It's possible that individuals who exercise in cooler water may have an exaggerated energy intake following exercise, which may be a reason why they don't lose as much weight," said White, an assistant professor in the College of H...
Routine procedure during childbirth provides no benefits, study review finds
...and it can harm women," Thorp said. "Why would one want
a surgical procedure that's worthless?" The rationale used to justify routine episiotomy, Thorp added, is that performing an episiotomy prevents more serious injury to the mother. It had been thought that a deliberate incision would heal more quickl...
Medication combined with behavior therapy works best for ADHD children, study finds
...lmost always related to dosage," he says. "If you want
to lower a child's dosages daily and throughout their lifetime, the best way to do that is to combine the medication with behavior modification." According to Pelham, the MPH patch's dosage flexibility potentially makes it ideal for administering lo...
Two studies document rise of superbugs in the environment
...to monotherapy (using one drug) because physicians want
to "maximize the chance that the organism is sensitive to at least one of them," Dr. Pop-Vicas said. "Starting to treat an infection with inadequate therapy is associated with a worse outcome than using adequate therapy from the start," she added. On...
New treatments for common vaginal infection being studied
...at the Medical College of Georgia. MCG researchers want
to know whether the device can eliminate bacterial vaginosis and the distinctive odor that typically accompanies the infection, says Dr. Daron G. Ferris, family medicine physician, director of the Gynecologic Cancer Prevention Center at MCG Medical C...
New fat is needed to clear old fat from the system
...abolic problems. For now, he says that dieters who want
to lose fat stored in peripheral tissues may find it useful to take in small amounts of dietary fats, such as fish oils, that might more effectively activate PPAR-alpha and fat burning pathways through the liver....
Misunderstanding real cost a barrier to mammography
...concluded that mammography screening campaigns may want
to include information about insurance and health plan benefits to help reduce what appears to be a major barrier to the exams for some women. The findings appear online today and will be published in the June 15 issue of the journal Cancer . Stud...
Sensor warns of gastrointestinal problems
...theter in cooperation with Sentron Europe BV. They want
to produce the sensor, if the measurements prove to be successful. Interest has also been expressed in using the sensor to measure carbon dioxide levels in the brains of intensive care patients, as this can provide information about the patient's re...
Liverpool placenta study could save lives
...tes after their baby is born will be asked if they want
to take part in this study. If they choose not to, they will receive the current method of treatment ('manual removal'). Professor Mirembe said: "We are addressing an unmet need in the treatment of new mothers who have this condition. It is very e...
High overnight blood pressure linked to increased blood sugar levels
...rlando. "This means that health care providers may want
to monitor these patients' glucose more closely and emphasize to them the importance of monitoring their blood pressure," Montero says. Researchers studied 51 patients ages 60 to 80 who have high blood pressure, or hypertension. Of those, 20 were non...
Surgery to treat vocal-cord spasms shows high success rate
... and why the surgery is effective," he added. "We want
to identify what causes spasmodic dysphonia and gain insights into how the surgical results vary for different people." Typically appearing between the ages of 30 and 50, spasmodic dysphonia at first sounds like laryngitis, or a scratchy throat. A...
Cancer like colonisation for Aboriginal women
...aid. "It's not to say the Aboriginal women didn't want
to have treatment, but they were reluctant because it separated them from their communities. "Aboriginal women perceived cancer as a fatal disease whereas in Western society if you get a diagnosis of cancer early enough, we're all fairly optimistic ...
Nutrition gene key in regulating immune system
...outinely meets up with foreign substances it might want
to ignore. Drs. Munn, Andrew L. Mellor and Simon... know that there are differences." MCG researchers want
to know more about how GCN2 puts T cells to sleep. "Whatever it's doing doesn't appear to be killing...
Women rising to the challenge of weightlessness
...ave but now that I know I'll soon be getting up, I want
to get walking again, even though I know it won't ..., are open-minded and capable of being patient and want
to do your bit for the future, for our children and for space exploration, then why not give it a go...
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