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Weight-loss Products Dangerous

...net. Researchers reviewed the patients’ records to evaluate their medical history and conducted a chemical analysis of the herbal products to determine what ingredients they contained. Although both products were advertised as containing only botanicals, results of the study show the supplements contain N-ni...

Oncologists Overlook Clot Risk

...ctors were aware of the risk of blood clots and to evaluate preventative measures used by the physicians. About 40 percent of the doctors who were surveyed treated their patients with either chemotherapy or radiotherapy, and less than 10 percent said they used hormone therapy on their patients. Results of th...

Cancer Patients At A Greater Risk Of Developing Blood Clots

...ctors were aware of the risk of blood clots and to evaluate preventative measures used by the physicians. About 40 percent of the doctors who were surveyed treated their patients with either chemotherapy or radiotherapy, and less than 10 percent said they used hormone therapy on their patients. Results of th...

Early Diagnosis Of Lung Cancer

... current study, researchers used these findings to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of the CT scan. Information from the ELCAP was incorporated into a model to determine the amount of cost per year of life saved. The study shows the cost-effectiveness ratio of a CT scan in high-risk patients was $2,500 per y...

Early Detection Of Lung Cancer

... current study, researchers used these findings to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of the CT scan. Information from the ELCAP was incorporated into a model to determine the amount of cost per year of life saved. The study shows the cost-effectiveness ratio of a CT scan in high-risk patients was $2,500 per y...

Effective Diagnosis Of Spinal Cord Injuries

...n all patients with an acute spinal cord injury to evaluate the extent of spinal cord compression....

Eliminating Eye Infection With Antibiotics

...rnea and blindness. However researchers wanted to evaluate how well a standard practice aimed at eliminating the infection in a community works. The practice calls for everyone in a community where the infection is endemic to be treated with an oral dose of azithromycin. Researchers treated nearly 98 percent...

Eliminating Eye Infection With Antibiotics

...rnea and blindness. However researchers wanted to evaluate how well a standard practice aimed at eliminating the infection in a community works. The practice calls for everyone in a community where the infection is endemic to be treated with an oral dose of azithromycin. Researchers treated nearly 98 percent...

Acupuncture An Effective Treatment Option For Arthritis

... 12-week observation period may be insufficient to evaluate the effects of treatment thus they say that a longer observation period is required in future to evaluate the same ....

New Compound Could Strengthen The Effect Of Chemotherapy

...ude saying that much more work needs to be done to evaluate the potential of this compound for its ability to improve conventional therapeutic treatment....

Effective Treatment Option For Dehydrated Kids

...uid directly into a vein. In a study conducted to evaluate the two methods patients received either oral rehydration therapy or intravenous fluid therapy. At the end of the trial researchers found oral rehydration therapy is as effective as intravenous fluid therapy for rehydration of moderately dehydrated c...

HIV-positive Parents Require More Counseling

In a study done to evaluate the effect of diseases on contact with children it was seen that children of parents with HIV // were less likely to get the kind of affection other kids received. Results also showed about a quarter of HIV-positive parents report avoided certain ty...

More Treatment Options For Malaria

...n the community. Researchers conducted a study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of giving an anti-malaria drug intravenously or as a suppository.103 children between the ages of 6 months and 5 years with severe malaria. The two treatments were found to be comparable. Thus researchers suggest that f...

Drug For Breast Cancer Found To Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

...h as 50 percent. Researchers conducted a study to evaluate whether tamoxifen reduces the risk of heart disease. For the study the medical records of 3,030 breast cancer patients treated with tamoxifen and 4,233 patients with other cancers not treated with tamoxifen were studied by the researchers. The medic...

Promised Drug Doesn't Help Acute Heart Failure

... heart failure to date. The study was conducted to evaluate if something more could be done for acute heart failure patients in order to speed up hospital discharge and prevent them from coming back. More than 1,400 acute heart failure patients received either IV administration of the endothelin receptor ant...

Cancer Patients Prone To Developing Blood Clots

...ctors were aware of the risk of blood clots and to evaluate preventative measures used by the physicians. About 40 percent of the doctors who were surveyed treated their patients with either chemotherapy or radiotherapy, and less than 10 percent said they used hormone therapy on their patients. Results of th...

Joint replacement surgery outcomes may be affected by obesity and diabetes

...ivers for joint replacement surgeries will need to evaluate the patients for these at risk factors in order to reduce the after surgery complications. Researchers feel that ways to control blood sugar levels and blood pressure levels during surgery need to be evaluated for patients having diabetes or hyperte...

Caffeine can interfere with PET scan results

... as a procedure to find out malignant growth or to evaluate the effect of treatment on an already diagnosed malignant growth. In this process a tracer like fluorodeoxyglucose is injected in the body that can be traced with the help of the tomography machine. Drinking coffee before having a PET scan will int...

Cobblestone Walking May Be The Key For Healthy Living.

...ontrolled studies was undertaken to scientifically evaluate its benefits and efficacy. John Fisher and his team manufactured mats that replicated the cobblestone paths and developed a special protocol so that participants gradually got used to walking on the uneven surface of the mats. They then compiled a ...

FDA Issues Public Health Advisory on Tysabri, a New Drug for MS

...nataluzimab) while the agency and the manufacturer evaluate two serious adverse events reported with its use. Tysabri, which received accelerated approval from FDA in November 2004, is an innovative treatment that represents a new approach to treating patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS)....

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