Tag: "treatment" at medical news
Is Diabetes the Leading Cause of Kidney Failure in India
...r diabetics. Early detection of kidney disease and treatment
of hypertension are essential for diabetics....
One in Three Heart Attack Patients Have No Chest Pains
... no chest pains were more likely to have delays in treatment
and were less likely to receive lifesaving therapi... such as clot-busting drugs or the artery-clearing treatment
angioplasty. And they were more likely to die -- approximately one in four patients without chest pa...
Cancer Doctors Okays Controversial Prostate Therapy
A controversial treatment
for prostate cancer in which radioactive seeds are...n performed for years by researchers, but previous treatment
guidelines for prostate cancer left the procedure out. "The weight of institutional experience at NC...
Recommendations for Treatment of Blood Pressue
...uidelines that recommend diuretics as a first-line treatment
for ISH and the need to individualize treatment. Other recommendations in the new advisory are: (a). Blood pressure at all ages should be kept at below 140/90. (b). Treatment for hypertension must begin early to prevent organ damage - whatever the pa...
New hope on the Horizon for People Wishing to Quit Smoking
... "This research opens up an exciting new avenue of treatment
that can help smokers substantially reduce their exposure to tobacco smoke while they overcome the addiction to nicotine that makes it so hard to quit."...
Thyroid hormone treatment hastens recovery after cardiac surgery
Thyroid hormone treatment
after surgery requiring heart bypass speeds recove...odothyronine each day after surgery until dopamine treatment
was stopped or after 12 days, whichever came first. The treated children had an increase in cardiac ...
New CPR Guidelines issued by Heart Association
...idelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the treatment
of cardiovascular emergencies. Untrained bystanders and CPR-certified lay people will no longer have to check an unconscious person's pulse before administering chest compressions. Instead the person can "check for lifelessness" using breath, moveme...
New Way to "See" Genes, Evaluate Effectiveness of Gene Therapies Discovered
...th the gene therapy and establish a picture of the treatment
Cinnamon May Help Diabetics
...it is too soon to recommend the spice as a regular treatment
for type 2 diabetes, patients can try adding 1/4-1 teaspoon of cinnamon to their food. The worst that will happen is it won't do any good and the best is that it will help dramatically. Clinical trials using a cinnamon extract on humans are due to be...
Vitamin B12 can help in detecting cancers
...patients, and more studies are needed. He adds the treatment
could be helpful in other cancer patients including those with thyroid, brain, lung, colon, bone and prostate cancers, and also lymphoma....
Consensus on "Combination Therapy" for Breast Cancer
...en some on going controversy on certain aspects of treatment
modalities of this cancer. Besides surgery there a...agencies that, "Women with breast cancer have more treatment
options and a better chance of surviving their disease than ever before. At the same time, making tr...
Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma
... steroids are safe and effective for the long-term treatment
of children with mild to moderate asthma. "Althoug...at the children with asthma who received long-term treatment
with inhaled steroids attained normal adult height....
General Anesthesia Safe For Children On Ketogenic Diet Suffering From Epilepsy
...ond words. One stumbling handicap in the surgical treatment
of such children was the feasibility of administering General Anesthesia to these children. In many cases the anesthesia times ranged from 1 to 10 hours with procedures ranging from central line placement to hemispherectomy. There is however light...
Glivec - New Hope For CMC Patients
...vec ' can be used as a 'first line therapy' is the treatment
of CMC. This was announced by researchers at a meeting of American Society of Hematology in San Francisco, on Saturday Evening. The researchers added up to 30% patients have no traces of the disease after being treated with Glivec. Glivec comes as...
Sperm washing helps couples – Breakthrough in focu
...areful monitoring of the woman's HIV status during treatment
and pregnancy. Though man hasn’t been successful in conquering the HIV with such breakthroughs at least we can prevent the virus from spreading and thereby score at least a small vi...
What happens when Medications go wrong?
...used as experimental lab animals when toxic cancer treatment
were administered to them regularly and the effects of the drugs were studied. The study went haplessly wrong with many developing incurable cancers and the matter was hushed up with the President offering an apology and huge sums of money were silen...
What happens when Asthmatics consume Aspirin?
...s can rest easy if a situation arises that demands treatment
with aspirin. So shall we say aspirin is no longer taboo for asthmatics?...
Crowning glory of 2000!!! Cracking of the genetic code is top of tops
...through will open new avenues in the diagnosis and treatment
of many diseases. Genetic mapping will also help d...event restenosis following bypass surgery and as a treatment
option for atrial stenosis is another major breakthrough of 2000.Other topics of interest are the us...
Fireworks can spell death for asthmatic children
...ac failure. In many cases resuscitation and asthma treatment
was effective but some were severely hypoxic (starved of oxygen) that they were declared brain dead and life support withdrawn later. While for many the season of festivals is the time to really unwind and enjoy, for an unfortunate few this becomes...
Eating disorder in Diabetic girls lead to eyesight damage.
...eased risk of permanent eyesight damage. Intensive treatment
to diabetes could be the risk factor for developing eating disorder could further be explored and studied....
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