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Abortion Pill approved by FDA

...of mifepristone is the result of the FDA's careful evaluation of the scientific evidence related to the safe and effective use of this drug," said Dr. Jane Henney, commissioner of food and drugs. "The FDA's review and approval of this drug hasadhered strictly to our legal mandate and mission as a science-based ...

Artists prone to cubital tunnel syndrome

...ld be understood. And last but not the least is an evaluation from a physician is a must. ...

Cytobrush to detect oral cancer

...chnology. Suspicious slides are tagged for further evaluation by a technician. The computer is so exacting, Green berg said, that the false negative rate, which was as high as 30 per cent using the scraping method, dropped to nil in the clinical trials....

Advanced STD programs required

...sexual men and interventions require more rigorous evaluation before widespread implementation. Finally, studies should have the statistical power to demonstrate effectiveness and this should be calculated before being funded and implemented....

Gastrointestinal conditions affect sleep

...p quality exam and underwent esophageal monitoring evaluation for 24 hours in a sleep lab. Researchers evaluated the number of minutes required to fall asleep, the number of arousals from sleep, sleep efficiency, and the proportion of time spent in various stages of sleep. Results show people with GERD reporte...

Response to chemotherapy could be measured by Prostate-Specific Antigen Doubling Time

...ime could be used as an auxiliary endpoint for the evaluation of response to chemotherapy in patients with hormone refractory prostate cancer and therefore could indirectly be used to assess response to chemotherapy in patients with bone metastases....

A better test than cytology for Urinary Malignancy

...gnostic characteristics than cytology, but further evaluation of these tests is warranted....

Fitness Level Predicts Stroke

... stroke, researchers feel it should be used in the evaluation of a person’s risk for a future stroke...

Better Drug for Heart Transplant

... first heart transplant." Researchers say further evaluation and follow-up are needed to determine the optimal dose. However, they say the findings of this study offer some optimism that everolimus is a promising agent for the management of rejection and vasculopathy after heart transplantation....

Brain Scans Help Predict Alzheimer's Disease

...Silverman, comments, "Adding PET to the diagnostic evaluation of patients with mild cognitive changes can improve our accuracy in predicting what will happen to them in the future -- and enhance our ability to intervene earlier."...

Possibility of Link Diabetes with Iron

...n for type 2 diabetes who may benefit from further evaluation and interventions.”...

The Best Way To Decrease Post-Mammogram Stress

...ng abnormal. Thus researchers conclude that rapid evaluation of mammogram results may be a more effective approach to decreasing anxieties than trying to change emotional reactions to abnormal mammograms....

Reducing The Risk Of Cervical Cancer

...cervical cancer. In addition, clinical trial-based evaluation of the combination needs to be performed for more accurate results. Researchers also say that a vaccine is currently being tested in clinical trials and may be available to the public soon....

Early Detection Of Facial Abnormalities in a Fetus

...l MRI allows more detailed and conclusive prenatal evaluation of the upper lip than sonography alone. They also found soft palate defects, which are often difficult to see on sonography, were able to be detected with MRI. This is important because soft palate defects can lead to potential complications after bi...

Fitness The key To Reduce The Risk Of Heart Disease In Women

... risk for heart problems and they also add that an evaluation of a woman’s physical fitness level can be done with a simple questionnaire and should be included in the management of women with heart disease....

A New Evaluation Tool That Could Predict Death Risk in Heart Patients

A new evaluation tool can predict the mortality risk in patients hospitalized with heart failure say researchers based on findings // of a recent study. According to researchers the new bedside tool is a first of its kind for the treatment of acute heart failure and ...

Diagnosing Sleep Apnea By Overnight Sleep Testing Method

...al exam including a medical history evaluation, an evaluation of their anatomy to check for problems that might suggest sleep apnea, and a test that looks for obstruction in the throat. Patients also underwent overnight sleep testing in a sleep lab over a two-night period. It was observed that results from the ...

Atrial fibrillation predicts for acute ischaemic stroke

... prevention of embolicevents by effective periodic evaluation followingatrial fibrillation and appropriate treatment assumescrucial significance....

PET Scanner detects more Vaginal cancer than CT scans

...A, Gibb RK, Rader JS, Mutch DG, Siegel BA. FDG-PET evaluation of vaginal carcinoma. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. July 1, 2005;62(3):733-77,...

Insomnia is not normal for the elderly

... that is medical or psychiatric by nature, further evaluation to judge if insomnia is chronic by nature, and use intervention. Researchers feel that it is possible to treat the problem of lack of sleep and its associated problems of fatigue or irritability in the geriatric people in order to avoid further comp...

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