Tag: "casts" at medical news
Women With Few Older Female Relatives Face Cancer Threat
...st cancer, US researchers reported in a study that casts
doubt on current genetic testing guidelines . Genetic risk models for breast cancer underestimated a deadly gene mutation in women with fewer than two female relatives who lived to be older than age 45 on both sides of the family, according to res...
Men and Women With Multiple Sclerosis Equally Transmit Genetic Risk to Kids
...as many people as the previous published study. It casts
further doubt on the widely believed multiple gene mode of inheritance of susceptibility to MS," said Ebers. The study is published June 27, 2007, in the online edition of Neurology....
Child Abuse - When God’s Gifts Land in Devils’ Clutchs
“Child abuse casts
a shadow the length of a lifetime.” - Herbert Ward // Child Abuse-The Bitter Truth Little Sana was home alone, happy in her imaginative world of fairies and angels, while her mom eked out a living in a neighborhood household. A knock on the door...
Health Insurance For Almost Everyone In Massachusetts
...of the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization. "It casts
the widest possible net across those who are uninsured, while protecting the most vulnerable." ANN/...
Foot Deformity Could Be Corrected With Minimal Surgery
...gently manipulating the foot and applying long leg casts
weekly for four to six weeks to gradually correct ...way forces are applied to the foot and the way the casts
are molded, he says. "What has previously been lacking in any cast treatments for CVT is a lack of...
Older Medication May Be More Cost-Effective for Some Schizophrenia Patients
...atment options for patients with schizophrenia. It casts
doubt on the notion that the second generation antipsychotics are better than the first generation antipsychotics, and suggests that perphenazine and other first generation antipsychotics may be just as beneficial for some patients. Still, several...
Drivers in Casts, a Threat to Others
About half of Australians with arms in plaster casts
are willing to drive in spite of believing that it...r country. The study of 200 patients in plaster casts
by surgeons at Gold Coast Hospital, Queensland, has revealed that, 50 per cent had driven a car and ...
Be well informed and better advice the key to better living
... even more complex in recent weeks as new research casts
doubts on supplements such as calcium for bone health, saw palmetto to prevent prostate cancer and glucosamine to alleviate arthritis pain. Some nutritionists have embraced the supplement adviser role, which seems logical enough. As it turns out, n...
Alcoholism Drug Fails To Prevent Drinking Relapses
...kes a sickening reaction to alcohol.// A new study casts
sobering doubts on earlier claims that an alcoholism drug can truly treat the addiction. The government is sponsoring a large trial comparing naltrexone, which is also used to treat heroin addiction, with another alcoholism drug, acamprosate. Both ...