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Transdermal HRT not cardioprotective in postmenopausal women with CAD

...udy, a randomized trial carried out in the US that included 3000 women, and was designed to assess the cardioprotective effect of combined HRT in women with documented CAD. It may therefore be appropriate that women with proven coronary artery disease should not commence HRT. Nevertheless, women receiving HRT...

Transdermal HRT not cardioprotective in postmenopausal women with Coronary Artery Disease

...udy, a randomized trial carried out in the US that included 3000 women, and was designed to assess the cardioprotective effect of combined HRT in women with documented CAD. It may therefore be appropriate that women with proven coronary artery disease should not commence HRT. Nevertheless, women receiving HR...

Patient’s perception of health status helps in better recover

...ssessed for a variety of risk factors. "Assessment included severity of symptoms, coronary artery disease risk factors, short form 36 (SF-36) questionnaire, and social activities questionnaire," the researchers say. They were later given scores on the basis of their own perception of their health status. Pa...

Teens turning to Internet for medical queries

... Internet for answers.Results of the survey, which included more than 400 students, are being presented this week at the annual meeting of the Society for Adolescent Medicine in San Diego, California.Though it is to be welcomed that teens use the Internet to learn more on health, the flip side is that these t...

Acupuncture superseeds massage therapy for short term relief of pain

... massage in the short term. In his research which included 177 patients with age ranging from 18 to 85, he randomly assigned them to receive five treatments in a period of three weeks. By the end of one week it was found that the acupuncture group showed a significant improvement in pain reduction and motion...

For better mood and energy!! Work-up in short span

...t. This is based on the preliminary findings which included 14 women who did ride stationary bicycle for longer periods and did not find any benefits as far as mood is concerned. Cheryl J. Hansen and colleagues from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona suggested to experience positive fitness an...

Antifever drug betters stroke outcome

...g an increased risk of death.In their study, which included 75 stroke patients who were put on 5 day course of high- or low-dose acetaminophen or an inactive placebo. Twenty-four hours after treatment began, body temperature was an average of 0.4 degrees Celsius lower in patients taking a high dose of acetam...

Brisk Walking lowers memory loss in women

...ed an average of nearly 18 miles per week. Walking included exercise too as part of daily activities. Thereby, physical activity was measured by the number of blocks walked per week and also by the number of calories burnt in walking and other activities....

Maternal alcohol consumption linked to behavioral problems in children

...sure on childhood behaviour. In their study which included 506 women, who were receiving prenatal care were made to answer questions about their alcohol consumption during their pregnancy.These women were contacted again when their children were between 6 and 7 years of age. The investigators found that on ...

B Vitamin protects and lowers toxicity of Arthritis Drug

...y for longer periods. In their study which included 400 patients , came out with the figures which is as follows , after 48 weeks, 38% of patients taking the placebo had stopped treatment with methotrexate, compared with 17% of patients taking folic acid and 12% of patients taking folinic acid. It wa...

Stuttering and brain anatomy

...e control goup that was studied. 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,...

New Modality in Migraine Management

...of Anodyne PainCare in Dallas, in his study, which included 85 patients who had experienced no relief after treatment with standard therapies,//treated them with 100milligrams of valproate sodium every 5 minutes until their pain was relieved. By the end of the study, he found that,patients' average rating fo...

Iron supplements proves helpful in dry cough .

...hool of Medicine, Seoul, Korea, in his trial which included 19 subjects who had developed persistent dry cough while receiving ACE inhibitors for various heart conditions, found that the cough severity decreased following the supplementation with iron. The subjects scored their symptoms on the basis of its s...

Prevention of cataracts

...p who ate the lowest amount. The nutrients studied included vitamin C, vitamin E, riboflavin, folate, carotene and lutein/zeaxanthin. Researchers say after they adjusted for other nutrients, only vitamin C intake remained associated with prevalence of cataracts. Researchers found the incidence of cataracts wa...

Meditation relieves stress

...elaxed and increased mental clarity. The programme included mindfulness meditation, emotional expression and social support. The benefits were maintained for up to a year, although the results are limited by the fact that only 30 per cent of patients responded to this follow-up. It is also important to repe...

Wishes of unspoken patients

...y wanted to make of the doctor, but had not. These included asking for a referral to a specialist, asking for a specific diagnostic test, or wanting help with paperwork. In these cases, the patients also experienced less improvement in their symptoms and felt less satisfied with their physician than those who...

Micro-camera provides new breast imaging technique

...arly detection of breast cancer. The research team included Hollywood film technicians who worked alongside Dr Nicolas Beechey-Newham and colleagues from the Imperial Cancer Research Fund’s clinical oncology unit at Guy’s Hospital in London to produce the “micro-camera”. // The camera – small enough to ent...

Is there a link between bones and memory?

...ry impairment among more than 4,300 elderly people included in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. // The researchers found that people with greater BMD had better verbal memory. "Verbal memory impairment is one of the strongest predictors of the future development of dementia and...

Anti-Cancer Drug Restores Normal Cell Growth

...to those seen with other types of chemotherapy and included fatigue, nausea and vomiting, lowered platelet count and abnormal heart rhythm, the researchers add. "These results suggest that is a novel and potentially effective therapy for patients with T-cell lymphoma," Fojo's team concludes....

FDA Approves New HIV Drug, Viread

...ing HIV by about 75%. The most common side effects included nausea, diarrhea, vomiting and flatulence. The drug has demonstrated a significant antiviral response, even in patients who may no longer respond well to available therapies due to the development of viral resistance....

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