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Treatment Outcomes of Patients With HIV and Tuberculosis

...e rates of acquired drug resistance. The editorial cites a report published in the Lancet of an extensively drug resistant TB strain found in a HIV co-infected South African patient as particularly worrisome. Citing the journal article, the editorialists also cast the HAART findings (quicker reduction o...

Eat Berries, Prevent Colon Cancer

...ocess, possibly by lowering lipids, Reddy says. He cites a recent study by co-author Agnes Rimando, a research chemist at the USDA-ARS, who demonstrated in cell and animal studies that pterostilbene is capable of lowering cholesterol levels. In a related paper also being presented at the ACS national meeti...

Free Kidney Check Up Camp in Kasturba Hospital on World Kidney Day

...ciate Professor and Head, Department of Nephrology cites Diabetes mellitus and high blood pressure as the two main causes of Chronic Kidney Disease. Chronic Kidney Diseases (CKD) includes all conditions that affect our kidneys and reduce their ability.Kidney diseases lead to other complications like high...

Want a Baby? No Hot Baths Please !

...tion, but those techniques can be costly. The ASRM cites an average IVF cost of $12,400 per cycle in the United States. "One implication of this work is that a simple lifestyle maneuver could ‘shift the care’ from high-tech intervention to low-tech or no-tech," Turek said. "Couples really prefer having k...

Americans Asked To Exercise Caution While Eating

...d by the Center for Science in the Public Interest cites that some of the food items served in popular hotels// are very high in calories. The centre which advocates nutrition says that American’s ‘eating out’ has increased a lot which is leading to many health issues related to obesity. Details regardi...

FDA Warns of Deadly Results of Skin-numbing Creams

...se a risk for serious harm to consumers. The FDA cites two cases where women, aged 22 and 25 years old, applied topical anesthetics to their legs to lessen the pain of laser hair removal. They then wrapped their legs in plastic wrap, as they were instructed, to increase the creams' numbing effect. Bot...

Food from Cloned Animals Will Not Have Indicative Labels

..., Director of FDA’s centre for veterinary medicine cites that the consumer would surely be informed about the cloned products. When there is a green seal given by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on products it implies that the food is not cloned. Organic products can never be obtained from cloned animal...

WHO's New Chief Very Optimistic

...demics currently threatening mankind.// Dr. Chan cites the case of measles to point out that with enough effort and political will anything is possible. WHO reports released last week depict that deaths from measles have been reduced by 60 percent globally and in Africa by 75 percent in the past five y...

Royal College Issues Revised Guidelines for Face Transplantation

...earch was done to define the risks. The new report cites several new developments since then—most significa...t risk seems "a reasonable estimate." The report cites the many psychological issues that face transplant recipients must confront, including unrealistic e...

Nurses Ease the Wounded Heart

...ient care and to find job satisfaction...' Rushton cites a study that found half the nurses surveyed reported experiencing moral distress as a result of acting against their consciences in over- or under-treating terminally ill persons. She notes that the costs of this unrelieved moral distress can be high...

Surfing Safer Than Soccer: Study

... with reefs or rocks," says Nathanson. The paper cites that establishing an injury rate for surfing is not just of academic or general interest, but also has implications for the insurance industry and for schools that may want to start a surfing team. "The information could also help to predict the n...

Link Between Nanoparticles and Kidney Stones

...w they start growing, Dr. Lieske says. The study cites evidence that indicates the unlikelihood that events linked to the calcification process are driven solely by physical chemistry, but instead are influenced by specific proteins and cellular responses. Understanding these events will provide clues to...

The Pain from Fibromyalgia Is Real, Researchers Say

... of the journal Current Pain and Headache Reports, cites recent studies involving pain, genetics, brain activity and more. The paper's authors hope these findings will lead to a better understanding and acceptance of fibromyalgia and related conditions. “It is time for us to move past the rhetoric about ...

Low Health Literacy Interferes with Good Health Care

...many people run into difficulties. Helen Osborne cites six main reasons for trouble understanding medical information: Literacy: if people have trouble reading, they will inevitably have problems with understanding health information. Age: older adults tend to have more problems once the ability to h...

All Intravascular Devices Pose Risk of Bloodstream Infection to Patients

...n, M.D., of Tufts-New England Medical Center, also cites advancing technology as a promising means for reducing IVD-related bloodstream infections. “Technology holds far more promise for reducing risk than behavioral modification,” Dr. Maki says. “We believe that it holds the greatest promise. In our pap...

Infection Risk High With All IVDs

...n, M.D., of Tufts-New England Medical Center, also cites advancing technology as a promising means for reducing IVD-related bloodstream infections."Technology holds far more promise for reducing risk than behavioral modification," Dr. Maki says. "We believe that it holds the greatest promise. In our paper,...

Updated Sleep Apnea Screening Recommended for Commercial Drivers

...stration. Current FMCSA guidance for certification cites that drivers must have “no established medical history or clinical diagnosis of respiratory dysfunction likely to interfere with the ability to control and drive a commercial motor vehicle.” New recommendations are based on an extensive review of t...

Risk of Death Greater With Low Literacy Levels

...of medical studies among African Americans. She cites the Tuskegee Study, in which the United States Public Health Service withheld syphilis treatment from a group of 399 African-American men for 40 years, from 1932 to 1972. "A history like that is not going to engender an atmosphere of trust and openne...

Dieting Behaviors Changed Among Weight Losers

...ercent to 17.1 percent from 1995 to 2003. Phelan cites that the rise in popularity of the low carbohydrate diets might explain, in part, the shift in more recent years to participants consuming consistently lower amounts of carbohydrates. Despite fluctuations in participant's fat and carbohydrate consu...

Afro American Women at a High Risk of HPV and Hence Should Be Vaccinated

... been difficult to distribute successfully. Bonney cites the approval of the hepatitis B vaccine as an example. Despite being made readily available in 1982, hepatitis B had low vaccination rates until a strategy was adopted for universal infant vaccinations in the early 1990's. The authors call for mand...

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