Tag: "way" at medical news
Urgent need for guidance on mobile phone use in clinical care
...eart disease. The UK and the US are leading the way
in application of this technology, such as through the use of patient self-monitoring devices. However, very little guidance exists on the safe use of this technology, the authors found. They checked the websites of key UK medical professional bodi...
New hope for severe heart disease patients
...tudy because of its potential to revolutionise the way
in which severe heart disease is treated. "If the study proves successful, an effective and easy to administer treatment regime involving simple injections under the skin, similar to insulin injections for diabetics, could be ready within three yea...
Researchers find deadly prescription drug effects 6 years before FDA
... want to move it out of the top five. This is the way
to start that process and save thousands of lives....A distribute the information to doctors. The old way
of doing business was a large number of incomplete reports that took an average of seven years to fi...
Policy changes have direct effect on nursing home care
... "We now know that a policy change is an effective way
to create an impact, and it might be an easier solution than trying to change Medicaid payments." An increase in Medicaid rates of $90 per day would be needed to increase the RN hours to the recommended levels, the study found, and a $50 per day in...
Experimental gene therapy 'abolishes' arthritis pain and lessens joint damage
...ts the first proof that gene therapy can work in a way
that is clinically applicable," said Stephanos Kyr... to brain inflammation may provide an entirely new way
to treat inflammatory neurological conditions that affect millions."...
Possible new breast cancer gene
...ning and treatment, prophylactic or otherwise, the way
the BRCA families can." Researchers from multiple labs, including Penn and those led by co-senior author David M. Livingston at Dana-Farber, are finding that many of these non-BRCA families have mutations in genes that have a relationship with BRCA...
Both alcohol and neighborhood characteristics can affect intimate partner violence
...thin the societal context of where it occurs. The way
the authors described the neighborhoods in terms o...y knowledge, the issue has not been looked at this way
before." Researchers examined the responses of 19,035 married/cohabiting adults (non-Hispanic bla...
Different type of iron supplement is better at boosting iron levels
...real flours could be a cost-effective, sustainable way
to improve iron status in developing countries." The children in the study were divided into four groups and each given the same amount of porridge daily, five times a week. The placebo group had porridge made with unfortified whole maize flour. Fo...
Limiting eligibility for medical studies can omit women and African-Americans
...en in the studies, but they don't realize that the way
they design the study undermines their intentions," he said. "A researcher may say, 'I don't want anyone who is depressed in my alcohol study,' and not stop to consider that the majority of depressed people are women." Based on the paper's findings...
Panel offers guidelines on skin reactions to new class of cancer drugs
...s guidelines will have a significant impact on the way
EGFRI-associated rash is managed," said Dr. Mario Lacouture, Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and founding director of the SERIES (Skin and Eye Reactions to Inhibitors of EGFR and kinases) Clin...
When it comes to preventing amputation in diabetics, site, not size, matters
...ene and amputation. These findings could go a long way
to help us predict and prevent the unnecessarily high rate of complications in persons with diabetes, worldwide."...
Study reveals aspirin's colorectal cancer prevention mechanism
...olorectal cancer risk. "For most people, the best way
to prevent colorectal cancer is through screening, which we know saves lives by allowing us to treat polyps before they become cancers," says Chan. Fuchs adds, "An individual who has had colorectal cancer in the past is at higher risk for subseque...
Tiny newborns face higher risk of death at community hospitals, Stanford/VA study finds
...ly experienced regional medical centers may be one way
to give the very-low-birth-weight newborns, who we...to move these kids around," said Phibbs. "The best way
to transport a very premature infant is inside the mother. "It's not that we think the community s...
Dyson Foundation gives $5 Million for ophthalmology research at Weill Cornell Medical College
... very grateful for this gift, which will go a long way
to support the new home for our state-of-the-art eye care for our patients," says Dr. Antonio M. Gotto Jr., the Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medical College. "The Department is very grateful for this generous gift, which honors t...
Stem cells provide clues to cancer spread
...occasionally makes sudden leaps forward when a new way
of investigating something is discovered. We predict that this will lead to a huge growth in our understanding of cancer spread and the development on several new approaches to stopping it."...
Inhaled steroids may not be enough for some children with asthma
...who dont respond to steroids, to see if there is a way
to predict whether a child will respond to inhaled steroids. Of the 914 children in the study, inhaled steroids were recommended for 435 who had persistent asthma, meaning they had symptoms on a regular basis. Among children who werent recommended f...
UW study to clarify safety, effectiveness of hormone therapy during menopause
.... "It is my belief that this study will go a long way
in helping us understand the complexity of estroge...ife. The study also hopes to determine the best way
to counteract the adverse effects of estrogen on the lining of the uterus, which hormone therapy reg...
System to pinpoint airline passengers who contaminate cabins
...oints a contaminant's source. "We need to find a way
to enhance the computing speed, and we have a strategy to do that," Chen said. The method is most accurate when three sensors are used to track a material. Using three sensors, the Purdue researchers showed that the method could track a substance t...
UC environmental health chair recognized nationally for urologic research excellence
...strogens during fetal development could affect the way
prostate genes behave, leading to higher rates of prostate disease during aging. Ho has also pioneered research investigating the involvement of estrogenic compounds as potential cause factors and therapeutics for prostate cancer and male infertili...
Pioneering UK skin researchers achieve international quality standard
...at the University of Leeds (UK), which has led the way
in the treatment of acne, eczema and other skin conditions, is the only University skin microbiology laboratory in the UK to receive the international quality standard ISO 17025. The centre has an impressive client list, with long-standing relation...
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