Tag: "diagnoses" at medical news
Selenium Supplements Could Increase Diabetes Risk
.... During that time, they reported any new diabetes diagnoses
and got their blood levels of selenium checked twice yearly. During the study, 58 participants in the selenium group reported being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, compared with 39 people taking the placebo. The possible link between type 2 diabe...
Skin Cancer Rates Soar In Warmer Regions Of UK
... Britain, with 1,800 fatalities and thousands more diagnoses
every year, than in Australia, where there are about 1,000 deaths annually.Figures released by Cancer Research in April show cases have increased by 29 percent in men and 14 percent in women over the past 10 years. According to skin specialists, to...
Anti-malarial Drug may Help Reduce Risk of Diabetes in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
...hritis. During the observation period, incident diagnoses
of diabetes were reported by 54 patients who had taken hydroxychloroquine and by 171 patients who had never taken it. Analysis indicated that patients who had taken hydroxychloroquine had a 38 percent lower risk of developing diabetes, compared with ...
More Cancer Testing Urged in Australian TV Studios
...d significantly - the anguish and turmoil from the diagnoses
and the impact on their families as you can imagine has been significant," he said. "The financial hardship which goes with that takes its toll so when individuals need to get medical treatment as swiftly as possible, they have to dip into their ow...
Hepatitis Day of Reckoning for a Happening Virus
...ts Worldwide Discrepancies in Hepatitis testing, diagnoses
and treatment still exist in some countries. These irregularities could spell disaster in the present day with increased movement across borders. Since Hepatitis is a silent disease, the existing drawbacks in testing and diagnosis could multiply the ...
HIV Cases Increasing In Australia
...act at 18 per cent. The annual number of new HIV diagnoses
declined by 32 per cent between 1993 and 1999, but...ntry for HIV, evidence that the recent increase in diagnoses
in some states is linked to changes in risk behaviour raises questions about the effectiveness of cu...
Blood Transfusions Does Not Increase the Risk of Cancer Transmission
... whether there was any history of increased cancer diagnoses
among individuals that receive blood transfusions from people who donate blood while unaware of their cancers. Edgrens colleagues studied registry data regarding blood transfusions in Sweden and Denmark, and created a database from which they ident...
Best-performing Hospitals Has Reduced Cardiovascular Mortality
...es study analyzed the following six procedures and diagnoses
for each hospitals female patients: Coronary bypas...s 2003 through 2005, across the six procedures and diagnoses
Patients With Alcohol Problem Need Mechanical Ventilation
...all adult patients with one of the six most common diagnoses
associated with admission to the intensive-care un...nts who were diagnosed with one of the six medical diagnoses
examined, 65,071 (8.3%) required mechanical ventilation. Those with an AUD (26,577) appeared to h...
American Indians in South Dakota Have More Health Problems Than Others in State, Nationwide, Health Official Says
...t report from 2001 to 2003, the rate of new cancer diagnoses
for American Indians was 519 cases per 100,000 people, compared with 467 diagnoses
per 100,000 people for whites. According to the report, death rates from cancer for the same time pe...
Number of Children Hospitalized With Type 2 Diabetes on the Rise: Research
...ly longer lengths of stay in the hospital and more diagnoses
on record than children with Type 1 diabetes, suggesting greater morbidity among these children. Racially and ethnically minority children, i.e. Black, Hispanic and Native American children had the greatest risks of increasing hospitalizations for th...
'Star Trek'-type Scanning may Help Reveal Genetic Activity of Tumors
...ry out personalized medicine, where you are making diagnoses
and treatment decisions based exactly on what is happening in a person," Nature magazine quoted senior co-author Dr. Howard Chang, Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Stanford, as saying. The researchers insist that their work will enable doctors...
Watch Out for Signs of Autism in Babies!
...critics worry that the trend will trigger needless diagnoses
in children with normal variations in behavior. Dr. Michael Fitzpatrick, a London, England, physician, said that while early recognition and treatment of true disorders are important, "the extension of these categories to include 20 to 30 percent o...
Cure for CMT
...unning climbing ability all seem to be affected on diagnoses
it was found that she has CMT, Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease. On subsequent diagnosis it was found that her father and her brother Tony too suffered from it. In 1886, Professor Jean Martin Charcot of France (1825-1893) and his student Pierre Marie (1...
Chances of Survival for Melanoma is High When Detected by Dermatologists
...hysician visits in the Medicare database to cancer diagnoses
and outcomes in the NCI database. Of the 2,020 patients, 1,467 (73 percent) were diagnosed with melanoma by a dermatologist and 553 (27 percent) were diagnosed by a non-dermatologist. Tumors diagnosed by dermatologists were thinner on average than ...
Biological Differences in Breast Cancer
...omen. The results showed that the average age of diagnoses
was notably younger for the Hispanic women as compared to the Caucasian white women. While only 20% was detected under the age of 50 in the Caucasian women, a prominent 31% was found in the Hispanic women. Thus highlighting the fact that true biologi...
Eating Disorders Highly Prevalent Among Gay and Bisexual Men
...udy for the first time provides evidence of formal diagnoses
based on established psychiatric criteria. "It is not clear why gay men have high rates of eating disorders," says Dr. Meyer. "One theory is that the values and norms in the gay men's community promote a body-centered focus and high expectations ab...
Graphics- Helps Bridge Gaps in Patients’ Understanding of Medical Condition
...to help patients understand the nuances of medical diagnoses
and treatment options, these tools will equip them to appreciate the risks and gains of the envisaged treatment. 'There's an assumption in our culture that people should be able to make an informed choice. But I don't think they really can unless...
‘Land Of Dreams’ Staggers Under The Weight Of Neuroses And Substance Abue
...nder differences also persisted. The most frequent diagnoses
requiring hospitalization for women was mood disor...illion stays. Nearly half of these cases with dual diagnoses
involved drug abuse, a third involved alcohol abuse, and one in five involved both drug and alcohol ...
One Fourth of Hospital Patients Admitted for Mental Health or Drug Abuse Disorder
...illion stays. Nearly half of these cases with dual diagnoses
involved drug abuse, a third involved alcohol abuse, and one in five involved both drug and alcohol abuse. In addition, 240,000 women hospitalized for childbirth or pregnancy also had mental health or substance abuse problems. Four of every 10 of...
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