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Cancer patients turning to Internet for information

...ware of various Internet medical sites so they can guide the patients to the most reliable, accurate and updated information. Dr. James M.Metz of the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center in Philadelphia echoed these ideas at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's annual meeting in San Francisco. ...

Hemochromatosis Patients' Blood is Safe

...ns than did other donors. This finding should help guide future decisions on blood donations by these patients. If people with hemochromatosis qualify as donors then that could potentially have a significant impact on the national blood supply," said NHLBI Director Dr. Claude Lenfant. Current FDA regulati...

New pancreatic surgery

... inserted. The surgeon uses a computer screen as a guide through the operation. // It's an advance to use keyhole surgery on the pancreas. Doctors at Mount Sinai Medical Centre, in New York City, describe 19 cases of this kind of operation involving patients with benign disease of the pancreas. There we...

The best treatment for migraine

...eness versus tolerability, but at least this helps guide the new patient to a treatment to try in the first instance....

Surgery beneficial in Meniere's disease

...reased after the operation. This study should help guide those considering surgical treatment for Meniere's disease....

New operation for kidney cancer

... procedure relies on magnetic resonance imaging to guide a surgical probe while removing cancerous tissue. So high-tech is this procedure, that the surgeon could demonstrate his 60 operation to a group of colleagues in Italy using telemedicine. The team now reports on progress among the first 60 patients...

Pregnancy complications indicate health problems

...logged in the family doctor's database and used to guide mid-life screening - from the late 30s onwards. It seems that there may be underlying genetic factors influencing both difficult pregnancies and diabetes and heart disease....

Risk of heart disease prediction needs updating

... information about their future health, which will guide treatment and lifestyle decisions....

Healthy ways to eat nourishing food

...ittle of this self-analysis may be all you need to guide yourself into a healthy eating plan that keeps you a at a healthy weight, says the Green Mountain team....

High iron levels may cause Cardiovascular Disease in women

...lth and Nutrition Examination Survey was used as a guide by researchers to examine iron levels and CVD risk factors such as body mass index, total cholesterol, triacylglycerol, HDL cholesterol, plasma glucose, and blood pressure. Iron levels were associated to CVD risk factors among non-Hispanic black wom...

Infertility may result from bone fragments

...ded bone fragments. Using the ultrasound images to guide them, the doctors scraped the uterine lining and removed the fragments. Four months later, she became pregnant and went on to deliver a healthy boy. It is not clear how often abortions result in such complications, but the doctors note that any fetus...

Detect masses in the breast

...ee masses mammograms can’t. It can then be used as guide during the biopsy procedure. “The problem has been, you found something, what am I going to do about it? Well, now I know what to do about it. I can biopsy it,” Dr. Sumkin says. In just two days, Daria got the results of her biopsy. “It turned out t...

How a man's mind really works

... emotion center in the brain, Gurian says. Like a guide through a secret forest, his book leads the nonscientist through the complex world of brain science and relates it to some of the most frustrating sources of conflict between men and women in long-term relationships. The male brain secretes less of ...

Snoring May Be Sign of Asthma in Kids

...m Australia.// Doctors often use night cough as a guide for diagnosing asthma in children, but the findings, which appear in the August issue of Chest, suggest it may be appropriate to treat the snoring first, says one of the study's co-authors. "Night cough is often taken as a sign of the onset or devel...

Comparing Psoriasis Treatments

..., ease of administration, and costs can be used to guide treatment decisions in individual cases."...

Biochemical Markers Might Help Predict Heart Problems

...tionale and need for doctors to use this marker to guide them in their cardiac evaluations and treatments of high-dose chemotherapy patients....

Imaging Modality That Might Help Diagnose Depression

...ore accurate diagnoses that could more effectively guide treatment planning. In the study, 38 healthy individuals and 33 individuals with major depressive disorder participated. It was found that depressed subjects with melancholic features appear to have the largest and most consistent GABA reductions. ...

Futuristic devices are here to take care of dental problems

...lems and provide the latest technological tools to guide the dentist in his treatment. A showcase of latest innovations in the world of oral care, the convention is expected to provide the dentists means to diagnose dental problems at very early stages, that will go a long way in preventing dental problem...

Herbal remedies can have harmful interaction when taken with drugs for rheumatic arthritis

... are exempted from the government regulations that guide the conventional drug manufacturers leading to poor quality control. Often safety factor is also severely compromised with. When taken with conventional medication, these may have bad side effects on the health of the patient. Ingredients like gin...

New food guide for people fighting excess weight

...artment of Agriculture has recently unveiled a new guide to healthy eating that suggests different //food charts for people with different needs. Based on the idea that same diet pattern does not work on everybody, the new diet plan is based on age, sex and the level of activity. The new plan is called M...

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