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July/August 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...s who make frequent office visits. These patients want
their family physician to acknowledge their symptoms and provide reassurance. Moreover, their expectations of their physician visits were complex and included the presentation of old and new symptoms implicitly anchored in the framework of an illnes...
New anti-blood-thinning drug not as safe as protamine
...or protamine will continue, the researchers do not want
to needlessly worry patients who are considering heart surgery. "We do not want
people to become overly alarmed bypass surgery has been incredibly successful in improving the quan...
Assisted living and in-home care increase as nursing home beds decline
...ice programs are popular with many individuals who want
to live at home and in the community and who are hoping to avoid nursing home care. The authors point out that the lines between residential care and assisted living facilities compared with nursing home care are becoming blurred as residential ca...
More is better, at least in angioplasty
...t their clogged heart arteries re-opened, they may want
to ask their doctor just how many such procedures he or she has done, a new study finds. The answer may make a big difference in each patient's risk of suffering a major setback before leaving the hospital. In the most up-to-date analysis yet of this...
Robotic technique shows promise in weight-loss surgery, Stanford study finds
...emoval and even certain cardiac surgeries. "People want
to see the data and know that it is better," said Curet, regarding the comparison between robotic gastric bypass and conventional laparoscopic bypass. "But they seem open to it."...
New method rapidly detects potential bioterror agent
...-testing instrument. "In a bioterrorism event, you want
more than one method to determine the strain you a...ckly replicate your analysis even 10 times if you want
to. That gives you an added degree of statistical significance." Fernandez and his colleagues began ...
Vitamin D, NSAIDS provide double whammy against prostate cancer, Stanford study finds
...triol is available by prescription only. "We don't want
the patient to think that if they take over-the-counter vitamin D, it will work in the same way," he said....
Australians speak: Find us a cure for cancer - fast!
significantly more investment poured into finding ...r in the hearts of Australians. Two in three (64%) want
a significant increase in funding for cancer research, compared to one in four (23%) who want
New research to examine at health services
...the University of Melbourne, said while he did not want
to pre-empt what the research might find, it would... care is accessible where and when it's needed. We want
to look at international evidence to see what can be done to make that happen in a planned and susta...
Nation's experts to answer questions about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
...he symptoms and long-term effects of ADHD, and may want
to call and learn about ways to manage their symptoms of ADHD. While the experts participating in ADHD Experts on Call cannot provide specific medical advice for patients or parents or recommend a particular course of action, they will provide helpf...
New non-surgical approach showing great promise in the treatment of challenging brain aneurysms
... with this new technique. "Obviously, why would I want
to undergo a long recovery period if I don't have to," said Collins. "I chose to have Dr. Lopes perform the procedure and it was a complete success. I was back on the golf course within days." Until recently, people like Collins with wide-necked a...
Enhanced imaging techniques could improve medical diagnosis
...uire the data, but pulling out the information you want
- such as how the lesion is changing is a difficult, time-consuming process that right now is done manually in many cases. Trained technicians look at the images and outline the lesions by hand," said Wyatt, a faculty member in the Virginia Tech Wa...
Americans think commitment to health research should be stronger
...research. More than half (55 percent) of Americans want
more spent on research, and, most importantly, they are willing to pay for it. The majority (67 percent) of Americans said they are willing to pay $1 more per week in taxes for additional medical research, an increase from 2004, when 46 percent said...
Output of e-Science project helps GSK speed up drug discovery
... a bit like doodling," says Stephen Calvert. "You want
to doodle in the universe of molecules to find the best ones to make." Now the company is exploring opportunities for using KDE in other areas of its business including screening molecules for particular activity and genetic research. KDE has been d...
The end of daylight savings time may harm your oral health
... who live in an area with limited sun exposure may want
to eat foods fortified with vitamin D such as milk, eggs, sardines and tuna fish. "We are not encouraging people to forego their sun protection, nor to spend prolonged periods of time in the sun" said Vincent J. Iacono, DMD and president of the Ame...
Should the law on euthanasia and physician assisted suicide be changed?
...ek's BMJ publishes a range of opinions. People who want
assisted suicide should have the same rights as patients who can end their lives by refusing life sustaining treatment, argues retired barrister Margaret Branthwaite. She points out that public support for legislation to permit assisted dying has gro...
How can physicians assist in the investigation of bioterrorism or other biocrimes?
...at they have been a victim of a biocrime generally want
both a medical and law enforcement response--that is, they want
medical treatment, and they want
the perpetrator to be found, prosecuted, and punished." Bioterro...
Children whose parents smoked are twice as likely to begin smoking between 13 and 21
...nce is clear from this study that if parents don't want
their children to start smoking, it is important for them to stop or reduce their own smoking," Hill said....
Massachusetts General Hospital launches magazine that examines medicine's leading edge
...at interest today in biomedical innovation, and we want
to provide context and explanation for some of the incredible work that is under way in academic medical centers, universities, research laboratories and business and industry," says Peter L. Slavin, MD, president of the Massachusetts General Hospita...
Surveillance data suggest that preschoolers drive flu epidemics
...Mandl says. "But if avian flu is coming in and you want
to stop it from spreading, you might want
to vaccinate the people who are transmitting it to everyone else. In a pandemic, where people are ge...
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