Tag: "women" at medical news
Limiting eligibility for medical studies can omit women and African-Americans
...udies are designed in ways that inadvertently omit women
and African-Americans from participation. The Stan...sychiatry and behavioral sciences, determined that women
and African-Americans were substantially more likely to be excluded from treatment studies than men ...
Women with breast cancer do not get potentially life-saving information, survey reveals
Three-quarters of women
were not told their risk of recurrence Older, less educated women
or those without Internet access are particularly uninvolved and uninformed New tools, better com...
COX inhibitors may weaken protective qualities of estrogen hormone therapy
...ia School of Medicine found in a database study of women
heart patients that COX inhibitors such as traditi...ribed this week in PLoS Medicine. Premenopausal women
are less susceptible to heart attack and stroke than are males of the same age group, an advantage t...
Moderate drinking lowers women's risk of heart attack
...lower risk of having a non-fatal heart attack than women
who are life-time abstainers, epidemiologists at t...d alcohol drinking volume and drinking patterns of women
who had been hospitalized due to a heart attack, with age-matched controls without heart problems. ...
Emory University researchers find persistent and severe asthma associated with obesity
...sity in this study seem to be slightly stronger in women
than men. "To our knowledge, this is one of the most comprehensive and largest all-asthma surveys showing the association between asthma severity and obesity using a broad range of severity outcomes," says Fernando Holguin, MD, MPH, assistant profe...
Follow-up care for breast cancer patients is 'devalued and deregulated'
...(GPs) should take responsibility for looking after women
on long-term treatments such as tamoxifen. The guidelines also said that at the end of primary treatment the specialist and the patient should agree a written care plan, and that there should be evidence-based policies on the frequency of mammographi...
Number of insecticide-treated nets available to African households needs to be increased
...million children younger than 5 years and pregnant women
living in 123 million households in risk areas....
UW study to clarify safety, effectiveness of hormone therapy during menopause
...f cognition and mood in 720 healthy perimenopausal women
at eight different sites across the country. Th...at the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) proved that women
should not use estrogen because it causes breast cancer and has no benefits for cardiovascular disea...
New doctors' test kit to help prevent debilitating osteoporosis
...porosis is an elderly womens disease. Both men and women
lose bone as they get older and 25-30 per cent of men will have an osteoporotic fracture in their life-time," he said. Osteoporosis is a condition in which bones become fragile and brittle, leading to a higher risk of breaks or cracks. It happens w...
UC environmental health chair recognized nationally for urologic research excellence
...0. Although urology is a male-dominated field, women
have been performing outstanding urological resear...to accept this award on behalf of all the fabulous women
leaders in the field of urology and in science. An expert in hormonal carcinogenesis, Ho focuses o...
Novel treatments may help alleviate constipation, IBS in women
...e having minimal systemic exposure. Thirty-six women
suffering from IBS with constipation (IBS-C) were examined in a double-blind, placebo-controlled study, which consisted of a five-day baseline and a five-day treatment period. The endpoints were gastrointestinal transit and bowel function. Patients w...
Some vitamin supplements don't protect against lung cancer
...eyre helpful or even harmful. The 77,738 men and women
in the VITamins And Lifestyle (VITAL) study, ages 50-76, filled out an extensive questionnaire on vitamin intake over the previous 10 years, including how much of each supplement they took. The researchers then checked to see how many of the people i...
Muscle stem cells effectively treat urinary incontinence long term
...or a periurethral injection. Five of the eight women
who participated in the study reported improvement...e or pelvic surgery and is most often diagnosed in women
Developments in tissue engineering offer new sources for stem cell treatments
...ly in treating urinary incontinence in women. 32 women
with stress urinary incontinence underwent periure... blood may be a well-tolerated and safe option for women
with stress urinary incontinence. This abstract will be presented during Podium Session 47 on Tues...
Nationwide study compares surgeries to treat urinary incontinence in women
...riods of activity to prevent urine leakage. 655 women
were randomly assigned to the study: 326 to underg...cedure and 329 to undergo the Burch procedure; 520 women
completed the outcome assessment. Two years after surgery, overall success rates were 47 percent and...
Studies show role of age, gender, race and weight on cancer risk and treatment
...orgia to 31 percent in Alaska and Hawaii. Younger women
with a single, small tumor were most likely to und...ing advanced neoplasms, or large polyps. Overall, women
had fewer polyps and fewer advanced neoplasms than men (12.4 vs. 17.7% and 5.7 vs. 17.5%, respective...
Sling surgery is more effective than Burch for bladder control in women
... (NIH) has found that a sling procedure helps more women
achieve dryness than the Burch technique. The stu...pated in this study have made it possible for many women
with stress incontinence and their doctors to make more-informed choices based on clear benefits, ri...
Chronic gum disease associated with tongue cancer
...rger studies that include other oral cancer sites, women
and subjects of other races with a more comprehensive assessment of confounding," including factors such as lifelong tobacco use, they write. "If this association is confirmed, it has a potential impact on understanding the etiology of oral cancer as...
Breast MRI may help determine surgical management of women with newly diagnosed breast cancer
who are newly diagnosed with breast cancer, magnet...ne, Northwestern University, Chicago, assessed 155 women
with breast cancer newly diagnosed by mammogram, ultrasound and needle biopsy (testing of a small am...
Gel derived from a patient's own blood may help promote wound healing
...f autologous platelet gel in eight healthy men and women
older than 21 years. Five 4-millimeter skin punch wounds were made 3 centimeters apart on both the right and left upper thighs in all eight individuals. The autologous platelet gel was applied to the wounds on one leg, while the wounds on the other l...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10