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Patients Pressure Would Result In Overprescription

... middle-ear infection. The findings show that "the encounter between the physician and the patient with respiratory infection is an intricate dance in which both partners play important roles," Scott said. "Any interventions to reduce antibiotic prescribing must pay as much attention to the patient as to the p...

To get the better of

... to a clinic within a few hours after their sexual encounter for a post-coital test to measure how much sperm h...us.They were also asked about whether their sexual encounter had been satisfying, and whether and when they had achieved orgasm. Dr Cathy found that approximat...

Curbing medication errors with new rules

...porting also applies to blood establishments which encounter serious reactions....

Gene increases risk of depression after stress

...ability in the world. "However, not all people who encounter a stressful life experience succumb to (depression)," the researchers wrote.// They evaluated the 5-HTT, or serotonin transporter gene, because the protein it controls is affected by well-known anti-depression drugs called selective serotonin reupta...

More Complications Seen In Women With Epilepsy

... epilepsy. Researchers say women with epilepsy may encounter // a wide-range of problems while taking certain medications. Past studies have shown that many women find their seizures change in severity and frequency during puberty, pregnancy, menstruation and menopause. Researchers say hormonal changes may be...

Surgery Offers Better Treatment For Third Degree Piles

...mon diseases.// Almost half of the population will encounter hemorrhoids by the age of 50. Incidence of hemorrhoids is more in men compared to women at occurs mostly between the ages of 45 to 65. Surgical removal and Rubber band ligation (RBL) are the mostly used procedure for treatment of hemorrhoids. Surgi...

Physicians Need To Treat Patients With Respect For Treatment To Be Effective

...ere treated with dignity during their last medical encounter were more likely to report higher levels of satisf...ewed 5,514 Americans who reported having a medical encounter within the previous two years and who were white, African American, Hispanic or Asian. Most responde...

Chiron Corporation Gets US Contract To Produce Bird Flu Vaccines

... is worth $62.5 million to produce the vaccines to encounter the demand. US Health Secretary Mike Leavitt said the move would address a shortfall in the nation's vaccine stockpile and said, 'The hard truth is that capacity doesn't exist within the United States to produce vaccines of sufficient speed and in s...

Misdiagnosis of cataplexy

...the typical features of cataplexy. Most physicians encounter patients with cataplexy fairly infrequently, making it difficult to gain proficiency in detecting cataplexy based on clinical interview alone. Relatively little attention has been given to the differential diagnosis of cataplexy, which increases th...

The Exposure Of Cadmium And Its Effects On Kidneys

...c health risk. The general population is likely to encounter low-level chronic exposure through smoking and from dietary sources, particularly shellfish, grains, and vegetables. Owing to extremely slow excretion, cadmium accumulates in the body, especially in the kidneys. Kidney damage is the primary conseque...

Adult Children Fail to Understand Parents Wishes

...h regard to their parents’ wants. // They may even encounter the same difficulties which children come across. There is nothing which clearly indicates as to which child will be able to properly understand its parents lifestyle wants. The children who feel that they have an emotionally close relationship wi...

Use Of Viread Spreads As New Anti-AIDS Site Is Launched

... The drug is also being recommended by doctors who encounter patients who refuse to use condoms. A survey of gays is expected to be conducted in 2006 to find out the number of people who use the drug instead of condoms....

Reach Of The Morning-After Pill Treatment Inadequate Among Sexual Assault Victims

...r the doctor to assess the risk associated with an encounter and to discuss the advantages and disadvantages with the patient, thereby enabling them take an informed decision. If instituted within the stipulated time, has been found to reduce the risk of transmission by as much as 80%. Nausea, fatigue and d...

Drug Reactions First Present Themselves In The Mouth

...ed Dr. DeRossi. An ageing population can expect to encounter even more side-effects as they tank up on a variety of drugs. “A dentist can help, both in diagnosing drug interactions and in writing prescriptions that would be good to take in order to avoid side effects. Some side effects are not dangerous and ot...

US Thinks About The Alternative Methods To Combat Bird Flu

...ply send children to other places where they could encounter a virus such as the movies or other places in the community. On the other hand they said that home confinement would work wonders in stemming the spread of the disease. The study estimated that infection rates could be reduced up to 52 % and death...

Human Hormone Cortisol Could Be Used For Treating Phobias

...rtisol level, which means that the first time they encounter a spider or have to stand in front of an audience, they develop an intense fear that then preys on their mind, researchers said. And if natural cortisol defences are low, this could prevent someone forming non-panic reactions on subsequent exposur...

Oral Medicine Found To Remove Excess Iron in the Body

...remain healthy. // But the problem they frequently encounter is that due to transfusions there is an increase in the iron content in the body. This results in heart and liver failure. The traditional treatment to remove excess iron is a time consuming process. Hence researchers studied deferasirox which is a...

Doctors' Response To Patients' Religious Beliefs Can Vary

...nt relationship," he said, "patients are likely to encounter very different approaches." These differences in attitude and behavior closely reflect physicians' personal religious and spiritual characteristics, the study found. "The close ties between belief and behavior," Curlin said, "suggests that physicians...

Sexually Abused Males Found Struggling In heir relations with Healthcare Providers

...f childhood sexual abuse, all health professionals encounter survivors every day in their practice no matter what their specialty. The key to sensitive practice with male survivors is to treat them with respect and to create a sense of safety by using language that communicates an understanding of their experi...

Inhalants: The New, Convenient High for Kids and Teens

...dren as early as age 10, before they are likely to encounter social and peer situations where inhalant abuse may be present. “Talking about inhalant abuse and other drugs at home in a values-oriented way is the responsibility of every parent,” says Rosen. “I would encourage parents to be informed about inhal...

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