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Eye Drug Macugen Shows Allergic Reactions

...n the Nasdaq. The companies also warned doctors to evaluate patients for a history of hypersensitivity reactions before giving the drug. The drug makers said that the complaints came in after the injectable drug was approved in the United States in 2004. The sensitivity occurred when Macugen (pegaptanib) was ...

British Hospitals Face Financial Crisis

...ccuracy, reliability and cost issues. We will then evaluate the outcomes." --Edited IANS...

Snoring Runs in the Family

...k were defined as habitual snorers. Blood tests to evaluate infant allergies were also performed. The results of the study were published in the April issue of the journal Chest. The study revealed that among the parents, 20 percent of the mothers and 46 percent of the fathers were found to be habitual snor...

Men Unaware of Fertility Status After Vasectomy

... turn up as required// for follow up tests done to evaluate the success of the surgical procedure. Out of the 436 men who underwent vasectomy at the Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, a mere one-fifth were found to attend the two-sets of sperm-checking tests, that played a crucial role in conferring an all-clear statu...

Antibiotics Used In Food Animals Causes Antibiotic Resistance In People

... production. Australian researchers, planning to evaluate whether the results of the policy has affected the bacterial drug resistance, examined C. jejuni isolates collected from 585 patients in five Australian states. They made sure that none of the patients had received fluoroquinolone treatment within th...

Dental Amalgam Doesn't Pose Health Risks In Children

In a first-ever clinical trial conducted to evaluate the safety of using the amalgam fillings that contain mercury, it has been found that it doesn't pose any health risk in children // , bringing much respite not only for parents but also to dentists as well, according to foodconsumer.org. The studies...

Hormone Replacement Therapy Can Reduce Heart attacks On Woman Under 60

...the earlier study they did not have enough data to evaluate cardiac death, but only total death explained astrophysicist Edwin Salpeter, the J.G. White Distinguished Professor of Physical Sciences Emeritus at Cornell, who has more recently focused his attention on medical statistics and led the statistical an...

Molecular Imaging Of Cancer Now Possible, New Hybrid Virus Produced

... step, the researchers intend to design studies to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the hybrid vectors in animal models designed to mimic human models of cancer. If successful results are obtained, the research would concentrate on ways and means to adapt and optimize the AAVP-based tumor targeting for use...

Doctors Are Too Rushed To Give Bedside Manners Its Due

... total medical records and devised measurements to evaluate their care during 1998-99. The patients were then interviewed, with proxies standing in for those who were unwell or had dementia. It was found that patients don't really know what care they need. More patients are taking it upon themselves to become...

Green tea’s health claims questioned: FD

...These disease and surrogate endpoints were used to evaluate the potential effects of green tea or green tea extract consumption on CVD risk. Based on FDA's consideration of the scientific evidence and other information submitted with FDA concludes that there is no credible evidence to support qualified heal...

Internet Dating Spares None

...t is not useful at all."Other criteria by which to evaluate online portals include costs, usage options, handling of contractual matters and last but not the least, the general terms and conditions.The latter should be read through carefully to make sure that no unacceptable clauses are included.In terms of c...

Research into Intimate Partner Violence

...rs conclude: ? The time has arrived to mount and evaluate major interventions in day-to-day medical practice, as they and others have proposed. ? These efforts could employ universal routine questioning coupled with links to institutional and community services, so the practitioner's fear of opening Pando...

Varicose Vein Treatments Turn Out To Be A Viable Health Investment

...atio, or ICER — a health-economics concept used to evaluate a medical treatment. An ICER measures the incremental benefit of the treatment compared to the next best thing. The lower the ratio, the more cost-effective a treatment is. “What we found was a small benefit, but for a relatively small cost to the h...

As You Age Check Your BP for It Can Affect Your Mental Ability

...umano, Mie, Japan. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the association between pulse pressure and cogniti...f questions and tests and is most commonly used to evaluate memory problems in patients suspected of having dementia. Standard deviation (SD) of daytime systoli...

Survival After Cardiac Arrest Is Aided By Cooling

... discussed the results of an animal model study to evaluate whether the simpler procedure might provide equivalent benefit. Cooling a person by 3-4 oC during the first day after resuscitation has been demonstrated to improve the odds of a good recovery, but few patients receive this therapy. There may be fe...

Prompt Diagnosis Could Be Life-Saving In Mini-Strokes

...yne State University described a rapid protocol to evaluate TIA patients. While there is consensus for rapid CT brain imaging, there is not agreement about the timing of other tests, such as carotid imaging. There is some interest in the use of an Accelerated Diagnostic Protocol (ADP), coupled with an Emerg...

Sperm Cells attracted By Ovary Scent, Even in Weakened State

...chemical gradient with transporting sperm cells to evaluate sperm chemotaxis," Jacobson said. "The use of micr...p toward having an easy-to-use platform to rapidly evaluate and quantify chemotaxis." The researchers hope their device will help other scientists more accurate...

Electrosurgery Ensures Integrity Of Cochlear Implant Following Adenoids Removal

... Conclusions: The study findings were intended to evaluate the cochlear implant device integrity, not support... in respect to the patient. The study also did not evaluate the effects of either treatment modality on auditory neurons. Further evaluation of adenoid electros...

Gastric Bypass And Laparoscopic Reflux Surgery Gaining Popularity

...cMaster University in Ontario conducted a study to evaluate the efficacy of individual versus combined treatment regimens in attempt to further reduce symptoms. Results demonstrated that patients who managed symptoms with a class of medicines called proton pump inhibitors (PPI) and underwent laparoscopic Niss...

Excessive Alcohol Consumption May Cause Ill health Of The GI System

...stem. In the past quite a few studies were done to evaluate the risks and benefits of alcohol, and many done o...ding risk of colorectal adenomas and cancers. To evaluate risk factors for colorectal adenomas, researchers implemented a case-control study of 725 eligible p...

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