Tag: "diaphragm" at medical news
Children's snoring may indicate a serious problem
... constrict, and fat in the stomach can prevent the diaphragm
from functioning properly. Some30% to 50% of obese children suffer from the syndrome. If a child has obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, he or she may be getting too little oxygen and too much carbon dioxide. The condition can lead to poor heart and l...
Smoking and Oral Contraceptives:
...y either used oral contraceptives, a contraceptive diaphragm
or an intrauterine device. Follow-up information was available on the women up until 2000. By that time, researchers report 889 of the 17,000 women had died. Researchers looked at the cause of death and which contraceptive they used. The study report...
Gene Therapy Gives Hope For Patients With Muscular Dystrophy
...l of the muscles in the mouse including the heart, diaphragm
and limbs. Researchers say they are not sure if this delivery system will work in larger animals or humans. However, they are seeking approval for a limited trial in humans to determine the safety of the viral vector in humans. If it is safe, then r...
Review of Pramod Mahajan's Injuries
...as, duodenum, along with inferior vena cava (IVC), diaphragm
and small intestine. The injury to the inferior vena cava (IVC) and Liver are likely to be the most troublesome. The inferior vena cava is the main vein in the abdomen carrying blood to the heart. In the first few hours he was resuscitated and had ...
Researchers Analyzes Risk Between Hodgkin Disease and Heart Attack Mortality
...people who received neither radiotherapy above the diaphragm
nor anthracyclines, the drug vincristine was associated with an increased risk of death from heart attacks. "The risk of death from myocardial infarction after treatment for Hodgkin disease remains high for at least 25 years," the authors write. "T...
Researchers Conducting Clinical Trials of Diaphragm as HIV Prevention Method
...dation has provided $28 million for the study. The diaphragm
being studied in the trial, called SILCS, is under...ng, "If it turns out that something as simple as a diaphragm
... could actually offer some protection from HIV, that's something that could get into women's hand...
‘Mesothelioma’- Trouble Under the Asbestos Rof
...usually spreads from the lining of the lung to the diaphragm
and makes its way into the wall of the chest. The cancer develops just like any other type of cancer; it consumes its victims gradually as it releases chemicals that weaken the body and slowly destroy immunity. This form of cancer has a gestation p...
Understanding and Treating Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
...matic hernia (CDH), results from failure of normal diaphragm
formation which in turn allows abdominal organs to... not limited to a single or specific defect in the diaphragm
and is often accompanied by other major malformations, usually relating to the lungs or cardiovascul...
Diaphragms offer no extra protection Against HIV
... safe, our findings do not support addition of the diaphragm
to current HIV-prevention strategies, the research...the cervix - which can be shielded from semen by a diaphragm
- is the most vulnerable part of the female reproductive tract to HIV infection. Yet now, the diaphr...
AIDS can Be Prevented by Using Diaphragm During Intercourse
...ctions in the two study arms: those who received a diaphragm
plus lubricant along with male condoms for their p...tive benefit against HIV infection from adding the diaphragm
plus lubricant in the intervention arm, said the trials lead investigator, Nancy Padian, PhD, direct...