Navigation Links

Tag: "corticosteroids" at medical news

Steroid Drugs to Preterm Delivery Mothers may Cause Risk

...k. In the 1990s, the benefit of giving antenatal corticosteroids to prevent lung disease in preterm babies was esta...e frame. Many mothers received multiple courses of corticosteroids during the 1990s and early 2000s. But now two researchers warn that methodological problems in the...

Patients Taking Inhaled Steroids may Develop Pneumonia

...e (COPD) are increasingly being prescribed inhaled corticosteroids to control exacerbations of the disease , but a ne...t from 1987 to 1995. Adverse effects of inhaled corticosteroids in patients with COPD, the authors said, are particularly troublesome given the limited evidence for...

Steroids may Reduce Recurrence of Asthma

Giving patients a short course of corticosteroids after they have been discharged from hospital for ...matic review strongly supports the use of systemic corticosteroids for treatment of outpatients who leave hospital after an asthma attack, says colleague Carol Spooner...

Steroids may Reduce Chances of Asthma Relapse

Researchers have found that a short course of corticosteroids to patients after they get discharged from hospita...matic review strongly supports the use of systemic corticosteroids for treatment of outpatients who leave hospital after an asthma attack, Spooner said....

Daily Steroids Helpful for Boys Down With Muscular Dystrophy

...n Columbus. Of the group, 75 had been treated with corticosteroids for an average of eight years and the rest of the boys had never been treated or had received a brief dose of steroids. The study found boys who were treated with daily steroids walked by themselves 3.3 years longer than the untreated boys and had...

Remicade Responders Maintain Improvement

...articipants (which included subjects previously on corticosteroids and those that had not used corticosteroids) was examined, a smaller proportion of the subjects who had completed follow-up through Weeks 56 and 104 were using corticosteroids. At weeks 8, 56 and 104 of the ACT extension trials, 80 percent, 88 percen...

Bronchial Thermoplasty: Boon to Severe Asthma Patients?

...ted patients were able to wean completely off oral corticosteroids (OCS), compared to 14% of patients who did not receive the treatment. Further, a greater overall reduction in OCS dose was observed at 52 weeks in the bronchial thermoplasty treated patients compared with those that did not receive treatment at 52 we...

Asthma can Be Checked, Experts are Confident

...s of asthma attacks. The development of inhaled corticosteroids has revolutionized asthma treatment, which has mov...h anti-inflammatory medication, preferably inhaled corticosteroids and bronchodilators. Acute or severe asthma attacks may require hospitalization, administration of o...

Tamiflu Key to Treat Bird Flu, Avoid Steroids: WHO

...WHO warned in a statement. "Prolonged or high dose corticosteroids can result in serious adverse events." Frederick Hayden of WHO's global influenza program said some doctors, notably in Vietnam and Indonesia, had administered steroids to try to save quickly deteriorating bird flu patients. Eight of nine had died,...

Inhaled Corticosteroids may Reduce Lung Cancer Risk

Taking inhaled corticosteroids may lower the risk of lung cancer among people wit...ease (COPD), a study says//. Actually the inhaled corticosteroids are medications that are approved for use in the United States for tackling asthma symptoms. How ...

High Dose Inhaled Corticosteroid Use for COPD Could Cut Risk of Lung Cancer

...rchers found that regular use of high dose inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) lowered the risk of developing lung cancer. ...a at present are certainly not definitive, inhaled corticosteroids deserve further consideration for lung cancer chemoprevention. Adequately powered, prospective, cont...

High-dose Inhaled Corticosteroid Use for COPD Could Cut Risk of Lung Cancer

...rchers found that regular use of high dose inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) lowered the risk of developing lung cancer. ...a at present are certainly not definitive, inhaled corticosteroids deserve further consideration for lung cancer chemoprevention. Adequately powered, prospective, cont...

New Data Shows Significant Asthma Control With Symbicort

...hma who previously required treatment with inhaled corticosteroids (ICS), were presented at the annual meeting of the...hose asthma can be successfully managed by inhaled corticosteroids along with occasional use of inhaled, short-acting beta2-agonists. Additional data from these stu...

Inhaled Steroids Proved Effective for Childhood Asthma

...sthma clinical guidelines, which recommend inhaled corticosteroids as the preferred initial therapy for children with mild to moderate asthma. Source-IANS...

City Kids With Asthma Lose Out on Preventive Treatment

... symptoms two or more times a month to use inhaled corticosteroids as controller drugs to curb inflammation and prevent acute attacks. 'It's clear that kids who need preventive drugs aren't getting them,' says lead author Arlene Butz, Sc.D., R.N., asthma specialist at the Children's Center. Previous research indi...

Medication Not Available On Time To Inner-city Children

... symptoms two or more times a month to use inhaled corticosteroids as controller drugs to curb inflammation and prevent acute attacks. “It’s clear that kids who need preventive drugs aren’t getting them,” says lead author Arlene Butz, Sc.D., R.N., asthma specialist at the Children’s Center. Previous research indic...

Beta Agonists May Alter the Immune System

...er emphasize the need to include anti-inflammatory corticosteroids when treating moderate to severe asthma.” The researchers also uncovered the mechanism which by beta-agonists increased type 2 T cells. They found that the beta-agonists were unable to effectively stimulate the enzyme protein kinase A (PKA). Other ...

The Immune System May Be Altered By Certain Chemicals

...er emphasize the need to include anti-inflammatory corticosteroids when treating moderate to severe asthma." The researchers also uncovered the mechanism which by beta-agonists increased type 2 T cells. They found that the beta-agonists were unable to effectively stimulate the enzyme protein kinase A (PKA). Other ...

Drug Boosts Platelet Production, Reversing Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

...ts have typically turned to powerful drugs such as corticosteroids or intravenous immune globulin, which work by inhibiting platelet destruction. These drug therapies can have limited success, but they also have serious side effects. For some ITP patients splenectomy (surgical removal of the spleen) is another treat...

Bronchial thermoplasty – a promising treatment for asthmatic

...-to-severe asthma. Even the best drug therapy with corticosteroids and long-acting beta-agonists could not control their asthma. FEV1 (forced expiration volume in 1 second) is a test generally used to measure lung function. The patients had FEV1 levels 60-80% of normal at the beginning of the study. Dr. Michel L...

1 2 3

Other Tags
(Date:3/5/2015)... March is National Nutrition Month®, ... by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The ... which promotes the consumption of fewer calories, informed ... maintaining a healthy weight, reducing risks of chronic ... a person is new to physical fitness activities ...
(Date:3/5/2015)... (PRWEB) March 05, 2015 The Shaolin ... for Health and Wellness at Atlanta Shaolin Institute along ... 4350 Peachtree Industrial BLVD, Suite 500A, city of Peachtree ... Chan Foundation), which is a non-profit organization that promotes ... philosophy and medicine. , The seminar was well ...
(Date:3/5/2015)... Hinton, W.Va. (PRWEB) March 05, 2015 ... looming, but rather here—and it’s a crisis that is ... , In order to stay on top of ... are partnering with PracticeLink to meet face-to-face with physicians ... Career Advancement Workshop and Job Fair series. , Physician ...
(Date:3/4/2015)... Understanding China’s New Medical Device Regulations, **FDAnews ... p.m. EDT, http://www.fdanews.com/UnderstandingChinaMDRegs , There has been ... devices in China. , These new regulations touch ... development, approval, manufacturing, distribution, and post-market surveillance. And ... as well as those that are already on the ...
(Date:3/4/2015)... 04, 2015 Imagine No Malaria’s 2014 World ... Care2 Innovator Award , an honor given to nonprofit causes ... the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC15) in Austin, Texas. ... Methodist Church in Austin, was on hand for the presentation; ... No Malaria. , Imagine No Malaria was one of five ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:National Nutrition Month® Tips for Athletes from the Austin Sports Medicine Team at Medicine in Motion 2Health News:National Nutrition Month® Tips for Athletes from the Austin Sports Medicine Team at Medicine in Motion 3Health News:Top Martial Arts Master Wu Bin of China, Has Successfully Conducted a Time-Honored Kung Fu Seminar for Health & Wellness at Shaolin Institute, Atlanta, GA 2Health News:Top Martial Arts Master Wu Bin of China, Has Successfully Conducted a Time-Honored Kung Fu Seminar for Health & Wellness at Shaolin Institute, Atlanta, GA 3Health News:Physician Shortage Crisis Worsening 2Health News:FDAnews Announces: Understanding China’s New Medical Device Regulations Webinar, March 26, 2015 2Health News:FDAnews Announces: Understanding China’s New Medical Device Regulations Webinar, March 26, 2015 3Health News:Imagine No Malaria Receives Care2 Innovator Award 2Health News:Imagine No Malaria Receives Care2 Innovator Award 3
(Date:2/5/2015)... -- New Market Research Reports Title Global ... 2020 has Been Added to GrandViewReseach.com Report Database ... reach USD 5.10 billion by 2020, according to a ... help identify the site of tissue damage in case ... in medical imaging applications. They have been extensively used ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... DUBLIN , Jan. 22, 2015 Research and Markets ... "Biometrics - A Global Market Overview" report to ... biometrics technology is to ensure that an individual is who ... technology may make use of a person,s unique physical characteristics, ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... , Jan. 15, 2015  BellBrook Labs, a leader ... announced the launch of a TR-FRET (time resolved ... Transcreener UDP Assay, a high throughput screening assay ... assay will allow for sensitive detection of hundreds ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):IR Camera Market Worth $5.10 Billion By 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. 2IR Camera Market Worth $5.10 Billion By 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. 3Biometrics - A Global Market Overview 2Biometrics - A Global Market Overview 3BellBrook Labs Launches a High Throughput Screening Assay for Glycosyltransferases with TR-FRET Readout 2
Other Contents