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One in Three Heart Attack Patients Have No Chest Pains

...ey were more likely to die -- approximately one in four patients without chest pains died during their heart attacks, compared to one in 10 patients with chest pains....

Recommendations for Treatment of Blood Pressue

...tion that affects 50 million Americans i.e, one in four adults. High blood pressure increases the risk of heart disease and stroke, the first- and third-leading causes of death among Americans. It also can lead to other conditions, such as congestive heart failure, kidney damage, dementia, and blindness. ...

Thyroid hormone treatment hastens recovery after cardiac surgery

... patients who had undergone operations that lasted four or more hours. The results suggest that low levels of thyroid hormone may be potentially harmful for patients who have serious cardiac dysfunction, and this form of treatment may be useful....

Consensus on "Combination Therapy" for Breast Cancer

...ors. 2. Women who have had a mastectomy and have four or more cancerous lymph nodes can best benefit from post-surgical radiation. At this point the panel says there is not enough evidence that women with three or fewer cancerous lymph nodes benefit from radiation. Patricia Eifel of Anderson Cancer Ce...

New vaccine helps allergy and asthma patients

...ly observed that the vaccine when given weekly for four weeks and later monthly for two years dramatically reduced the breathlessness and medication requirements of these long suffering hapless patients. These researchers studied two groups of patients. One was the immunotherapy group who received the in...

New vaccine helps allergy and asthma patients

...ly observed that the vaccine when given weekly for four weeks and later monthly for two years dramatically reduced the breathlessness and medication requirements of these long suffering hapless patients. These researchers studied two groups of patients. One was the immunotherapy group who received the i...

Development of AIDS vaccine -- Chiron Corp in talks with four Indian cos

...ch received the proposal from Chiron Corp, invited four Indian biotech/pharma companies for discussions towards January-end. These were Ranbaxy Research Laboratories, Serum Institute of India, Shanta Biotechnics and Biological E. ``We are closely examining the proposal made by Chiron Corp as part of our ...

Depression may cause delayed wound healing

...e UK say that wound healing in depressed people is four times slower than that of normal people. These and related reports find a place in the latest issue of the journal, “Psychosomatic Medicine”. Psychological factors could have direct and indirect effects on the rate of wound healing, according to the...

HIV did not arise from polio vaccine

Researchers in four countries have unanimously opined that the deadly ...ings published in the journals Nature and Science, four research teams demonstrate that the Wistar vaccine did not contain chimp cells and that the virus th...

Patients often assume wrongly that they are allergic to penicillin

...a review of 14 prior studies conducted in the last four decades. They found that 80% to 90% of patients who reported they were allergic to penicillin, based on a recollected history of a reaction to the antibiotic, were incorrect when assessed by skin allergy testing. Salkind said that only around 2% t...

The flip side of AIDS cocktails – HAART regime damages live

..., severe liver toxicity forced almost one in every four patients to stop the treatment. Regimens that contained drugs called nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, especially nevirapine and efavirenz, were particularly hard on the liver, Chung and colleagues found. In more than 25% of the cases...

Indian Doctor granted US patent on organ regeneration

...f. Though Dr. Matapurkar has won the patent after four years of patient waiting, there is a long way to go before this magical technique becomes widely used....

IMA to create database on physicians

...f cataloging medical professionals commenced about four months ago. Speaking to presspersons, Dr. Malik said the effort to grade medical institutions, was part of an effort to ensure transparency and authenticity regarding the services provided by them. However, it will be voluntary on the part of the me...

Increase in sugar...decrease in brain function!!!

... More than 100 adults with type 1 diabetes hwo had four symptoms which included, being sleepy; having dry ...s greater than 270. It was also found that all the four symptoms increased with the raise in blood sugar. Daniel Cox, M.D., from the University of Virginia...

Protein in urine foresees heart disease

...as found that those in the top group had more than four times higher risk of having died of cardiovascular disease as those in the group for whom no albumin in the urine could be detected."We know from studying people with diabetes that we can reduce microalbuminuria with ACE inhibitors and that this may ...

WORM! WORM! all the way

... and then gave 30 patients a mixture consisting of four different strains of bacteria. The other 20 patients got a placebo. Within nine months, all 20 patients on the placebo experienced a resurgence of their infection compared to only three of those who received the bacteria mixture. Shanahan predicted ...

Regular exercise prevents hip fractures

...e engaged in moderate physical activity for two to four hours per day. After adjustment for other factors, the researchers found that the risk of hip fracture was 28% less for active women than that of sedentary women. Active men had a 25% lower risk of breaking their hip than sedentary men. By doing vi...

India's anti-AIDS drug market engaged in price war

...ated by Mumbai-based Cipla, witnessed the entry of four more pharmaceutical companies including Ranbaxy laboratories, GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals, Aurobindo Pharmaceuticals and Zydus Cadila in a short span of six months to one year. The rising competition in the domestic anti-AIDS drug market has led...

Meditation relieves stress

...35 people who were assigned to this course learned four different meditation techniques, yoga and other techniques for dealing with stress. After three months, their psychological distress had more than halved - bringing them into the normal range - while their physical health also improved. There was no ...

Stuttering and brain anatomy

.... The study group included 12 right-handers, and four left-handed men, which approximates the distribution of those reported in population studies of those who stutter. Besides attempting to determine a correlation between the shape and size of brain features and stuttering, the study soought to deter...

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