Tag: "irregular" at medical news
Depression may cause delayed wound healing
...well as non-depressed people. Poor appetite and an irregular
sleep schedule, which often accompany depression, may also interfere with the normal workings of the immune system, the authors note. This is not the first research into the nexus between psychosomatic features and wound healing. Further research is...
Chaste plant a boon
...luding haemorrhage, fevers and headaches, treating irregular
periods and restoring fertility.The plant contains compounds similar in structure to sex hormones. One of these reduces// prolactin levels in the body slightly, which both alleviates the symptoms of PMS and may also help increase fertility. The plant...
A treatment for blindness
...o destroy cells within the retina that produce the irregular
blood vessels.// Researchers from New York report on a 10-year follow up of 291 children born prematurely in 1986 and 1987. Those with ROP in both eyes were treated with cryotherapy in one eye. Those with ROP in one eye either received treatment in...
Gel prevents pregnancy
... the gel report only minor side effects such as an irregular
periods, and researchers are hopeful that in the long term the gel could be a useful addition to the range of contraception currently on offer.Dr Wiesberg says "Its major advantage is that it gives women another option, and the more sage effective me...
Irregular Periods Linked to Diabetes
Women who have irregular
or very long menstrual cycles have a higher risk o...ontrol. // Menstrual cycles 40 days or longer or irregular
cycles appear to be markers for some sort of underlying metabolic abnormality. "Over an eight-year f...
Implantable Contact Lens Found Safe and Effective
...t astigmatism, which is blurry vision caused by an irregular
curvature of the cornea. The implantable contact lens corrects a range of nearsightedness for which there is no other alternative. This procedure offers an effective and safe alternative to corneal laser correction. The implanted lens will be more ex...
FDA issues warning for Droperidol
...commonly used by anesthesiologists can cause fatal irregular
heartbeats at lower doses than expected, prompting...cardiac death at high doses in patients at risk of irregular
heartbeats.// But the new warning says even standard low doses of droperidol can be dangerous, and t...
Thumb Sucking in children Lead to Overbite
...re likely to develop protruding front teeth and an irregular
bite, compared with their peers who gave up the ha...se who stopped sucking before they turned 1 had an irregular
bite in the molar area, or in the back of the mouth. In comparison, the problem was noted among 13% ...
FDA approves first pocket-sized EKG machine
...lectrical signals, used to diagnose heart attacks, irregular
heartbeats and other cardiac problems.// The new PocketView ECG works just as well as full-size electrocardiograph machines, the Food and Drug Administration determined - but is the size of a handheld computer. In fact, it's actually made from a Co...
Heart Drug has grave side effects
...e company's Web site warns that the drug may cause irregular
heartbeats, and says milrinone should be stopped if blood pressure falls too low. It also says that the drug may not be safe or effective when given for longer than 48 hours, and that long-term oral treatment has been linked with an increased risk of...
Fish Oil Fights Arrhythmias, Sudden Death
...udden cardiac death caused by a particular type of irregular
heartbeat. This study suggests fish-oil supplement...kely due to reducing episodes of potentially fatal irregular
heartbeats, called arrhythmias. Instead, the association recommends consuming two servings of fish ...
Osteoporosis could be caused by irregular periods
...an Development (NICHD), young women who experience irregular
menstrual periods may be at high risk for developing osteoporosis in the future. There has been a way in which they studied nearly 40 women under age 45 with a condition called premature ovarian failure. //This occurs when the ovaries stop producing ...
Better skin with lasers
... skin discolouration from dilated blood vessels or irregular
Endometriosis connected to fertility
...us grows in other areas of the body, causing pain, irregular
bleeding, and frequently infertility. Tissue typically grows in the pelvic area, outside of the uterus, on the ovaries, bowel, rectum, bladder, and the delicate lining of the pelvis, but it can occur in other areas of the body as well....
Eating Fish Helps the Heart
...twice a week can prevent sudden cardiac death from irregular
heart rhythms. It has long been known that eating ...ells and can prevent sudden cardiac death or fatal irregular
heart rhythms. Specifically, the oils block excessive sodium and calcium currents in the heart, whic...
An Alternative to Warfarin
...o warfarin in reducing stroke among people with an irregular
and rapid heartbeat. The research shows the drug x...who suffered from atrial fibrillation, which is an irregular
and rapid beating heart, and one or more stroke risk factors. The patients were randomly assigned to...
Air Pollution said To Increase Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
... in the nervous system, which could play a role in irregular
heartbeats. According to a new study it was foun...t greater. Air pollution increased the risk for irregular
heart rhythms, heart failure, and heart attack by 13 percent. Overall, air pollution increased the r...
Vasopressin Found To Boost Survival In Sudden Cardiac arrest
...was partly because epinephrine sometimes increases irregular
rhythms and decreases oxygen supply to the brain after resuscitation. Researchers studied 1,186 cardiac arrest patients treated in 33 communities in Austria, Germany and Switzerland from 1999 to 2002. After ambulance crews tried defibrillation, ha...
Photographs An Effective Tool In Detecting Skin Cancer
..., or pigmented moles that may change shape or have irregular
borders. Patients in the study had photographs taken of their backs, chests and abdomens where moles were present. They also performed skin self-exams during doctor’s visits and were given copies of the photographs. Researchers then changed the appea...
Anger Hard on the Heart
...down because they’re more likely to suffer from an irregular
// heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation is when the two upper chambers of the heart quiver instead of beating effectively. This can cause blood to pool and form clots, increasing the chance for a stroke. Researchers say this i...
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