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Decision making made easier

...his is difficult, when the clinical evidence gives conflicting messages and new research comes up all the time. Doctors in the US have been testing a new aid to patient decision-making - an interactive video disc. This gives extra information about your health issue and helps you make up your mind. It has been...

Hormone replacement therapy helps women

...nt therapy (HRT) can protect against dementia// is conflicting - some studies do believe while others have failed to demonstrate benefit.A new report, from researchers, is therefore of especial interest. They followed a group of over 1,000 women from different countries for a few years - assessing them with the...

Infection linked with heart attack

... the studies that have been produced, so far, have conflicting evidence. According to researchers at University of Cleavland have shown a direct association with the number of infections and artery thickening and heart attack death. The tested 400 patients admitted to hospital with chest pain or heart attack f...

Ulcer Surgery connected to danger of Pancreatic Cancer

...pancreatic cancer, but previous studies have shown conflicting results. Dr. Johan Offerhause and colleagues found that patients with peptic ulcers who underwent surgery at the academic medical center of the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands had an almost twofold higher risk of developing pancreatic canc...

Decision making made easier

...his is difficult, when the clinical evidence gives conflicting messages and new research comes up all the time. Doctors in the US have been testing a new aid to patient decision-making - an interactive video disc. This gives extra information about your health issue and helps you make up your mind. It has been...

Blood pressure control with ACE inhibitor or diuretic?

... However, he also added that for most patients the conflicting results of the two trials will not make much difference, and that almost all people with high blood pressure need to take more than one drug. Reid said that their study recommended starting with an ACE inhibitor and then using a diuretic, if one is o...

Moderate Exercise may not help prevent Heart Disease

...llowed for a decade. Previous research has given conflicting results, dividing experts between a group that believes moderate exercise is enough and a smaller group convinced that vigorous exercise is needed before any heart benefit can occur. A major drawback of the study was that, men were only questioned ab...

Protection from Dementia

...e can reduce the risk. Three large studies offered conflicting results: One suggested blood pressure treatment could reduce the risk for dementia but not cognitive decline, a second came out with the opposite finding, and a third showed a beneficial effect but included only a small number of dementia cases. The...

A Drink a Day may Keep Diabetes Away

...search on diabetes and alcohol intake has produced conflicting results, with most studies showing a higher risk among heavy drinkers and a lower risk among light to moderate drinkers. Scientists speculate lighter drinking may have a positive effect //because alcohol increases insulin sensitivity and slows blood ...

The Existing Controversy of Hormone Replacement Therapy

Previous studies show conflicting results over whether hormone replacement therapy is safe and effective for postmenopausal women.// A recent study examines the pros and cons of this controversial therapy. Researchers studied women who used combined HRT therapy for five years. All ...

Fertility After Testicular Cancer Questioned

...others have found fertility rates unchanged. These conflicting results suggested the need for more study. Researchers looked at fertility rates among about 450 French men who were treated for testicular cancer between 1979 and 1999. Prior to their diagnosis, about 91 percent of the men had been able to successfu...

Benefits Of The Worlds Most Widely Used Beverage

...e, coffee drinking and heart disease have produced conflicting results but that moderate consumption, which it defines as one or two cups per day, does not seem harmful....

Soaking In The Sun May Give You More Than Just a Tan

...uspected that sunlight has powerful -- and perhaps conflicting -- effects on the body's tendency to develop // a variety of diseases. The best example is the risk of too much sun triggering skin cancer. However, many suspect sunshine can have less obvious influences, and can even affect susceptibility to a vari...

The Efficacy Of Hormone Replacement Therapy Studied

Studies in the past have shown conflicting results over whether hormone replacement therapy is safe and effective for postmenopausal women.// A recent study however examines the pros and cons of this controversial therapy. Researchers studied women who used combined HRT therapy for five yea...

Common Thyroid Problems In Women May Lower Their Risk Of Developing Breast Cancer

...o thyroid hormones , population studies have shown conflicting patterns in the relationship between thyroid hormone and breast cancer. In a recent study researchers examined the association between the thyroid hormone and breast cancer. For the study researchers compared the medical records from 1,136 women wit...

Consumption Of Coffee Found To Reduce Diabetes Risk

...e, coffee drinking and heart disease have produced conflicting results researchers say a moderate consumption, of one or two cups per day, does not seem harmful....

Angioplasty plus stenting better than thrombolysis for elderly patients with AMI

...usly conducted in elderly populations have yielded conflicting results, researchers explain. These studies were performed before intracoronary stents and use of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa antagonists were routinely employed. Therefore, Dr. Hanoch Hod, of Chaim Sheba Medical //Center in Tel Hashomer, Israel, and asso...

The Falling Sperm Count In Men

...n that caffeine appear to make sperm sluggish. But conflicting research has also found that caffeine actually increases the ability of sperm to reach the egg at the right time. A moderate amount may do no harm (couple of mugs a day). Water Pollutions : Water is now getting slowly polluted more so by women ...

Cannabinoids - Antidepressant And Inflammatory Bowel Disease Treatment

...exposure to Cannabinoids may explain the seemingly conflicting results observed in clinical studies regarding the...s of cannabis on the brain are complex and produce conflicting evidence. Cannabinoids drug for inflammatory bowel Researchers from the University of Bath, U...

Colas, Not Coffee, Linked To Hypertension In Women

...ension in women." Previous studies have offered conflicting reports about the link between caffeine consumption and hypertension, but experts also say that healthy bodies learn to tolerate a couple of cups of coffee daily. The study was based on analyses of 12 years of data on 33,077 cases of high blood pres...

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