Tag: "would" at medical news
ICU nurse working conditions linked to increase in patient infections
...ualified float nurses through cross training. This would
allow hospitals to more appropriately staff their ICUs and further develop the skills of nursing staff based on other units. The sample comprised 15,846 patients in 51 adult intensive care units in 31 hospitals; 1095 nurses were surveyed. Severity...
Rosiglitazone -- Seeking a balanced approach to avoid panic among patients
...rial says: "Until the results of RECORD are in, it would
be premature to overinterpret a meta-analysis that the authors and NEJM editorialists all acknowledge contains important weaknesses." It concludes: "To avoid unnecessary panic among patients, a calmer and more considered approach to the safety of r...
Study reveals aspirin's colorectal cancer prevention mechanism
... that our future research will further clarify who would
benefit most from regular aspirin therapy and that understanding the mechanism of this effect will lead to new preventive and treatment strategies."...
Follow-up care for breast cancer patients is 'devalued and deregulated'
...pital specialists more quickly. Cancer specialists would
gain more time to concentrate on patients with more complex needs, while patients would
gain better care and psychological support in their local communities. Peter Donnelly, the lead au...
New technique effective in closing accidental colonoscopy wounds
...trials are as successful as those done in pigs, he would
expect these procedures to be commonly adopted in hospitals in the near future. Raju said the UTMB Center for Endoscopic Research, Training and Innovation, (CERTAIN), which he directs, plans to develop courses to train physician colleagues in the ...
Scientists find war vets' hand dexterity determines susceptibility to PTSD
...l lateralization, as measured by mixed handedness, would
have a greater likelihood of developing PTSD. This is because the right brain hemisphere is believed to be significant in threat identification and in the regulation of emotion responses. People with reduced cerebral lateralization for language, a...
System to pinpoint airline passengers who contaminate cabins
... two feet of its origin in an airline cabin. "We would
be able to tell you the general area of the origin, and from that you could figure out which passenger seats were in this area," said Chen, whose research is based at Herrick Laboratories. The same principle could be applied to systems designed for...
Medical, high-energy physicists collaborate to improve PET scans
...er of an inch in diameter rather than half an inch would
mean initiating treatment when the disease mass is... approximately one inch in 100 picoseconds. Frisch would
like to increase the resolution to one picosecond. "We are not as ambitious as Henry," Chen said. ...
Persistent smokers may have higher risk to become depressed than never smokers
...y of Helsinki explored, which of those assumptions would
be supported by the data, when smoking behavior and changes in it is considered as a predictor of depressive symptoms. The researchers had access to the data collected within the Finnish Adult Twin Cohort Project. There were about four thousand male...
Sling surgery is more effective than Burch for bladder control in women
...pelvic muscles to learn if these common treatments would
allow women to stop drug therapy and maintain the same degree of bladder control. The third UITN study, the Trial of Mid-Urethral Slings (TOMUS), is recruiting patients to compare two minimally invasive surgeries for the treatment of SUI. Both pr...
'Star Trek'-type scanning may reveal genetic activity of tumors, Stanford study shows
...g to remove body tissue for a biopsy. "Ideally, we would
have personalized medicine achieved in a noninvasi...olecular makeup," said Chang. "Something like that would
be very, very useful." In real life, this approach would
avoid the pain and risk of infection and ...
New study demonstrates that Lubiprostone may improve symptom relief rates in adults with IBS-C
...efficacy was determined by a unique question: "How would
you rate your relief of IBS symptoms (abdominal discomfort/pain, bowel habits and other IBS symptoms) over the past week compared to how you felt before you entered the study"" A 7-point balanced scale with a strict evaluation using the two highest ...
Researchers investigate impact of lifestyle on GI health
...bjects and whether this possible inhibitory effect would
be related to changes in gastric functions. For the study, investigators recruited 12 lean and 12 obese healthy subjects and invited each group to the lab for two sessions (eating both fatty soup and protein soup with the same number of calories ...
NYP/Weill Cornell Urologists present at 2007 AUA Conference
...dded time in the operating room, although surgeons would
have to be trained, of course." Dr. Tewari will be presenting his research (MP20, May 21, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.) showing that after 16 weeks following surgery, 95 percent of the 50 patients who received the new procedure achieved full continence, acc...
Retinol lotion reduces the fine wrinkles from natural aging of skin
... the past, it was everyone believed that retinoids would
treat only photoaging, or damage from exposure to sun. This is the first systematic, double-blind study showing that it improves any kind of aging photoaging as well as natural aging, says co-author John J. Voorhees, M.D., the Duncan and Ella Poth D...
HIV's effect on white blood cells questioned by new research
...way theory was correct, then T helper cell numbers would
fall to very low levels over a number of months, not years. One of the papers authors is Jaroslav Stark, Professor of Mathematics at Imperial College London, and Director of the Centre of Integrative Systems Biology at Imperial. He said: Scientist...
Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, May 2007
...ocarbon sensors with a communications network that would
allow authorities to respond rapidly, mitigating adverse impacts and protecting the energy infrastructure. The system uses very little power and can integrate with renewable power sources, minimizing operator intervention and maintenance costs. Such ...
Brain research poised to dramatically advance global society
...ances in robotics and artificial intelligence that would
make most future military vehicles and aircraft ...r exploration into the human mind, this new decade would
provide the nations scientific community the opportunity to understand more about the mind than ever...
Study: Chain-owned nursing homes hurt by too much standardization
...s with bedsores. An example of a health deficiency would
be inserting a catheter unnecessarily because it m... example of standardizing administrative processes would
be to share common marketing materials. An example of facility standardization would
be to use the s...
Could statins be a new option for hepatitis C patients?
...ase" as a contraindication for use and hepatitis C would
certainly qualify as an active liver disease. In such a setting, a researcher must request a special license form from the FDA called an investigational new drug (IND) license. As part of an IRB and FDA-approved 14-day study looking at the antivira...
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