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Patient’s perception of health status helps in better recover

... patient’s attitude helps in an early recovery. To justify this argument the researchers conducted a health survey just before coronary bypass operations and assessed the patient’s own perception of his/her own health status. Following surgery those who had a better perception of their own health status, rec...

Early detection of prostate cancer

...is no single test that is sufficiently accurate to justify a program of screening all men in this age group. Current guidelines, set by the NH&MRC, advise that only men with symptoms (such as problems with urinating, or blood in the urine) be tested. The first stage of testing includes both a rectal examin...

Importance of Fatty food In Hypercholestrolemia

... meals may be quick and easy, but no matter how we justify them, we know they are loaded with fat. Now there is new reason to restrict the junk you eat. Your arteries stiffen within hours.// Researcher Paul Nestel, of melbourne's Baker Medical Research Institute, fed 10 volunteers a simple meal of a ham and...

Stop Watching TV: Toddler Development Affected

... adding parents is a scientific that can help them justify barring children from watching TV. Other than helping them for educational purposes, it harms the cognitive development. A study by Dr. Frederick Zimmerman and Dr. Dimitri Christakis, of the University of Washington Child Health Institute in the Sc...

Patients More Willing To Use Self-Injectable HIV Therapy Than Anticipated

...UZEON experience were significantly more likely to justify using self-injectable therapy in terms of time and resources and were less likely to doubt its efficacy relative to oral therapies, when compared to physicians less experienced with this type of treatment. The authors claim that these findings pote...

British Grandmother has timely bypass surgery in India

...er condition was not life-threatening so could not justify taking priority over other patients. In desperation, Mavis contacted a medical centre in Kenilworth, Warwickshire, which sends British patients to India for treatment. "I did not want to wait any longer," she said. "My husband and I hadn't had a h...

Increase In Health Insurance Premium Likely In Australia

...als. "I haven't seen any reason for how they can justify that level of increase. If people leach out of the private health system because it becomes too expensive, or the products do not give people the cover they require, then we will really alter the balance and cause tremendous destabilization," said Dr...

New Gastric Cancer Drug Unlikely to Benefit Kidney Cancer Patients

...und KIT expression and no KIT mutations, we cannot justify imatinib therapy," Dr Leibovich concluded. John Cheville, M.D.; Christine Lohse; Eugene Kwon, M.D.; Horst Zincke, M.D., Ph.D.; and Michael Blute, M.D. They were joined by Christopher Corless, M.D., Ph.D., from the Oregon Cancer Institute, and Mich...

German Nurse Makes A Confession

...cating that nothing of what he says could actually justify his actions, because he killed patients out of great compassion to alleviate their pain.// He was found pleading the court to convert 16 murders to manslaughter, to reduce the penalty. The nurse was suspected of dubious acts and arrested subsequent...

Women With Breast Cancer Can Now USE IVF To Spare Their Daughters

...oma. He said that it would be hard for the HFEA to justify refusing permission to screen for the BRCA and HNPCC genes, given its earlier decisions. He explained that this procedure has the potential to reduce the incidence of serious diseases and also reduce the costs as far as ongoing medical care is concer...

Misleading Health Claims On Food Labels No Longer Allowed in EU

...n foodstuff, but manufacturers who are not able to justify their claims will have to repackage their products. Companies will not be allowed to make any nutrition claims on alcoholic products unless it is related to a reduction in alcohol or calories. Scientifically proven claims can still be displayed on ...

Risky Behavior In Teenagers Leads To Depression

...behaviors in teens can help a health care provider justify examining for depression, especially for girls. Dr Volkow, NIDA Director said that ‘There are significant changes in the brain during adolescence and there is growing interest in studying how substance abuse may change brain structure and chemistry...

India Set To Become Hub For Clinical Trials

...ness. There are positive signals and reports which justify the trends for pharmaceutical sponsors to look seriously at India for carrying forward their drug development intitiatives,' notes Dr Umakanta Sahoo, Head, India Operations, Chiltern International, a clinical research organisation. A CII study predi...

Daily Intake Of Alcohol Reduces Heart Disease In Men Than Women

...interpreted with caution and should not be used to justify potentially harmful drinking behaviour. It is widely known that moderate drinkers have a lower risk of coronary heart disease than those who abstain, but most research in this field has been done on men and little is known about drinking patterns a...

Acupuncture to Relieve Fibromyalgia Symptoms

...often, such techniques lack scientific evidence to justify a patient’s expense and time. The study lends credence to patients’ belief that nontraditional methods may improve their health. In Mayo’s trial, patients who received acupuncture to counter their fibromyalgia symptoms reported improvement in fatigu...

Infants have better iron reserves if umbilical cord clamping is delayed

...ever, there has been little scientific research to justify such rapid clamping. The previous studies conducted on delaying clamping have indicated no risk and some significant benefits to later clamping. In the UC Davis study, the researchers set out to specifically evaluate whether delayed clamping im...

Studies Report Mammograms Unsafe

... after age 30 the risk of cancer is high enough to justify the potential long-term risk of cumulative radiation, so we traditionally recommend that high-risk women—especially mutation carriers—start screening with mammography at 25”. "This [study] calls into question, is it possible by starting so young whe...

Vice President Launches AIDS Awareness Campaign for Youth

...ion here, Shekhawat said: "The YUVA campaign would justify its name only when you successfully lead the fight to achieve victory in your mission." Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Mani Shankar Aiyar said that 99 percent of the Indian population was free from HIV and there was a downward trend in new H...

Risks/Benefits of Osteoporosis Drug Use in Postmenopausal Women

.... “The breast cancer prevention benefits may not justify the risks of taking raloxifene for some patients, especially those already prone to heart problems, because of the risk related to other diseases,” said Barrett-Connor, who added that women should talk about risks with their doctors. Doctors had th...

Nitric Oxide Could Benefit Premature Babies

...itric oxide for premature newborns is difficult to justify until benefit is proven.’ She recommended that the use of inhaled nitric oxide in this setting should be limited to clinical trials.Presently the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the gas for full-term babies with breathing problems. I...

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