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Complications early in pregnancy or in previous pregnancies adversely affect existing or subsequent pregnancies

... Amsterdam, The Netherlands: complications in early pregnancy or in previous pregnancies can ... for improved clinical management. "Events and complications in early pregnancy are amongst the most common complications in women during their pregnancy and can be ...

Study shows CGM devices also benefit people with type 1 diabetes

... in reducing the risk of the devastating long-term complications of the disease, such as blindness and kidney ... well. The landmark Diabetes Control and complications Trial (DCCT) showed that with intensive insulin ... reduction in HbA1c reduces the risk of long-term complications by approximately 40%.) According to the study, ...

Interventional treatment can be recommended as first-line treatment for 'silent killer'

... of performing additional procedures to correct complications from a prior treatment) and whether the need for ... to open surgery series," said Sabharwal. complications include possible movement of the graft after ... Additionally, researchers found that most complications were detected within the first three months after ...

Oh baby, interventional radiology makes childbirth safer

... Although generally a very safe procedure, complications of C-sections happen rarely and may include ... at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Since bleeding complications after C-sections are uncommon, there was limited ... was stopped promptly and effectively with minimal complications by embolization procedures performed by ...

Robotic surgery lowers risk of a rare but serious complication of gastric bypass

... operative times, length of hospital stay and complications in 605 patients who either underwent laparoscopic ... fewer than 4 percent being classified as major complications among the two groups of patients. "While ... rate for both gastrointestinal leaks and other complications was slightly lower than what has previously been ...

Project aims to reduce complications, multiple surgeries with biodegradable implantable devices

... reduce the follow-up surgeries and potential complications of major orthopedic, craniofacial, and ... and smart structures are intended to reduce complications and spare patients with conditions ranging from ... and without exposing the patient to the potential complications of leaving it inside the body. "The treatment ...

JDRF announces 2008 Scholar Award recipients

... and on preventing or reversing the severe complications of this chronic and life-threatening disease. ... long-term high glucose and diabetic vascular complications through a new mechanism that invokes oxidative ... and a new understanding of why and how complications develop are helping reduce the risk and severity ...

A single mechanism for hypertension, insulin resistance and immune suppression

... hypertension also develop diabetes and other complications in addition to their high blood pressure, and ... also develop a variety of other metabolic complications when high blood pressure strikes. In the ... drug could reverse the multiple metabolic complications in the rat strain. They administered doxycycline, ...

People with diabetes may have all natural citrus supplement

... blood sugar control may mean less diabetic complications like nerve pain and kidney disease. And, that could mean less disability and expense from complications and associated medications and certainly less ... to an individuals risk of developing diabetic complications such as diseases of the eye, kidney and nerves. ...

A urine test for appendicitis?

... in children without appendicitis, or a ruptured appendix and serious complications when the condition is missed. Now, emergency medicine physicians and ... Bachur. "Although these advances have improved the diagnosis and decreased complications from appendicitis, CT scans also expose children to radiation that may ...

NIH funds $9.5 million for research on HIV and the human innate immune system

... changes in innate defense mechanisms that increase susceptibility to oral complications following HIV infection. "Discovering how this pathology occurs in the mouth, may offer the potential for understanding how similar complications arise in other body sites" says Weinberg. In two projects, researchers ...

New guidelines to fight obesity in pregnancy issued

... during pregnancy. "We have a serious concern about obesity and the complications it can cause during pregnancy and delivery for the woman and her baby," ... are overweight or obese during pregnancy are at greater risk for several complications including: Infertility Labor and delivery complications, ...

Protective footwear for diabetics at a high-street price

... cause of admission to hospital for diabetics, who are at risk of serious complications such as nerve damage and problems with the blood supply to their feet. ... that unsuitable footwear contributes to a significant increase in foot complications and is linked to 60-80% of all cases of foot damage. The idea for ...

Gene mutation increases drug toxicity, rejection risk in pediatric kidney transplants

... side effects most commonly linked to MMF have included gastrointestinal complications (such as diarrhea) or leukopenia a drop in white blood cell count that ... on MMF therapy have a significantly higher likelihood of drug-related complications than adult patients. One previous study compared 22 pediatric and 37 adult ...

Study finds 'rescue course' of antenatal steroids improves outcome in premature babies

... babies born before 34 weeks have a 31 percent reduction in serious complications when given a "rescue course" of Antenatal Corticosteroids (ACS) steroids ... can give one 'rescue course' closer to delivery. By doing so, the babies' complications are reduced by about a third with no adverse side effects found." In ...

Repeat C-section before 39 weeks raises risk of neonatal illness

... gestation are up to two times more likely to have a baby with serious complications including respiratory distress resulting in mechanical ventilation and ... at 37 or 38 weeks without a medical or obstetric indication, risk serious complications for their child. "The cesarean rate in the United States has risen ...

Adult stem cell breakthrough

... was a major operation to remove her left lung which carries a risk of complications and a high mortality rate. Based on successful laboratory work ... Castillo, a young woman from Colombia but now living in Spain, had no complications from the operation and was discharged from hospital on the tenth ...

US Air Force grant targets medical evacuation procedures

... Medicine to determine the ideal time to fly that minimizes health complications to injured soldiers due to the rush to move them from the battlefield into ... patients from anything that could potentially lead to a cascade of medical complications that will jeopardize survival. But the reality is that evacuation is ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Sept. 10, 2008

... ARTICLE #2 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Drinking chamomile tea may help fight complications of diabetes Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry Drinking chamomile tea daily with meals may help prevent the complications of diabetes, which include loss of vision, nerve damage, and kidney ...

MSU researcher uses grant to study little-known but largely useful microbes

... that it doesn't make people sick," Fields said. Right now, a number of complications make this process hard to understand in real world terms, Fields said. Chief among those complications is the fact that microbes behave differently in biofilms the complex, ...

Florida researchers receive JDRF 'Excellence in Clinical Research Award'

... Ph.D., director of the JDRF Gene Therapy Center for Diabetes and Diabetic complications at the University of Florida and University of Miami; Michael Haller, ... and commitment to JDRF's mission to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research. ...

Technique used in human ankle injuries modified to treat dogs' knees

... in these dogs. Now, a new minimally invasive technique with less severe complications than previous methods has been developed by a University of Missouri ... The dogs in the preliminary trial study experienced fewer and less severe complications with outcomes that were equal to or better than those seen with the ...

Natural compounds in cocoa tied to blood flow improvements for adults with type 2 diabetes

... of life for people with diabetes. We are still seeing the devastating complications of diabetes with the standard medical treatments available, so we are ... at new possibilities for cocoa flavanol-based interventions for vascular complications associated with cognitive performance, skin health and age-related blood ...

Too much or too little weight gain poses risks to pregnant mothers, babies

... increased fetal growth and infant birth weight, which can contribute to complications during labor if a baby is too big, and can lead to long term health ... Public health officials also are concerned about an increase in pregnancy complications such as diabetes and cesarean delivery. The Institute of Medicine is ...

American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- Jan. 9, 2008

... once dismissed as irrelevant in diabetes may be a key to preventing the complications that make Type 1 diabetes such a serious disease, according to an article ... so far inconclusive, may determine if C-peptide can help prevent or delay complications of type 1 diabetes, Arnaud points out. The new research is a significant ...

Mayo Clinic study: Ossur's collars superior in immobilization and reduction of pressure

... the ongoing concern that occipital pressure ulcers are well-known complications for trauma patients wearing cervical collars, and assessed the effects of ... As pressure-ulcers are among the most common, yet serious and costly, complications of routine spinal immobilization, these findings are significant, and ...

Children's Hospital studying drug with the potential to prevent/delay onset of type 1 diabetes

... injections and diet and exercise, diabetes can lead to a lifetime of complications that can cause chronic disability and be life-threatening, said Dr. ... we could spare these patients years of difficult management and potential complications such as heart disease and vision loss. The oral insulin study is being ...

Mental disorders are disorders of the brain

... are also associated across the life span with a high risk of developing complications and other so called comorbid disorders. Conservatively estimated ... Typically, treatment starts late after many years of illness when severe complications are present. But even among those treated rarely appropriate treatment is ...

Experimental treatment halts hypoxic-ischemic brain injury in newborns

... 1,000 births. The causes are mostly unknown, although some studies point to the possibility of problems with the placenta, maternal blood pressure or complications related to the umbilical cord. Close to 20 percent of newborn children with hypoxic-ischemia die and 25 percent of those who survive suffer from ...

Single thawed embryo transfer after PGD does not affect pregnancy rates

... for PGD before freezing. Their results mean that it will be possible to reduce the number of multiple pregnancies after PGD and the consequent complications associated with these pregnancies. The research was presented at the 25th annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and ...

Study finds DNA barcoding requires caution without closer examination

... past hybridization (allopolyploidy); there is a mixture of sexual and asexual reproduction; and there is possible recent species divergence. Such complications are not uncommon in many plant groups. Spooner concludes that a variety of morphological and molecular approaches are needed, and we cannot rely on a ...

Study characterizes eczema patients most at risk for dangerous viral infections

... findings, published June 25 in the online version of The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology , could help identify people at risk for serious complications of smallpox vaccinations, and point to defects in the skin barrier and antimicrobial-protein production as possible causes for the increased ...

UTSA wins San Antonio Area Foundation grant to further chlamydia research

... chlamydia infections can do severe damage in women, causing ectopic pregnancies, pelvic inflammatory disease and even infertility. In men, complications can occur but are generally less severe. Murthy, a practicing physician from India, entered the Ph.D. program in cellular and molecular biology ...

Continuous glucose monitoring technology -- special issue of Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics

... by ... $174 billion," despite improvements in glucose control, Garg notes. Better methods are needed to prevent the long- and short-term complications associated with diabetes. This in-depth supplement provides a detailed presentation of the need for better glucose monitoring techniques, ...

MCG researcher among first to receive NIH stimulus funding

... in mind." The findings of this pilot study will be used to develop further studies focused on early diagnosis and treatment of cocaine-related complications to reduce morbidity, Dr. NeSmith says ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 13, 2009

... diabetes and Alzheimer's disease Chemical & Engineering News Blindness, heart disease, nerve damage, and kidney failure are not the only complications facing the nation's estimated 24 million people with diabetes. Although not widely known, those with the disease face up to double the risk of ...

UC Davis bioengineer receives Hartwell Foundation grant to address skull fusion disorder of infants

... 6 to 8 percent of cases, a second operation is necessary, and in 25 percent of those cases, even a third operation will be required, with the risk of complications climbing with each ensuing operation. Leach's hypothesis is that it may not be the bone-forming cells themselves that are growing abnormally, but ...

University awarded £1.7M to develop nanotechnology for use in health care

... the drugs. HIV drugs are a lifelong commitment and the doses currently needed have significant associated toxicity when administered over a lifetime. complications include heart problems, osteoporosis and visible fat redistribution. Professor Steve Rannard, from the University's Department of Chemistry, ...

Stem cell focus for IBD wound healing

... use natural molecules to spark the recovery of patients suffering from ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, reducing their risk of associated complications such as scarring, bowel obstructions and tumour growth. Funded with a 118,500 grant from the National Association for Colitis and Crohn's Disease ...

Re-awakening old genes to help in the fight against HIV

... sexually, affects 4.3 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. About 14,560 people die annually from HIV-related complications each year in the United States alone, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Dozens of scientists around the world are looking for ways to ...
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