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One in Three Heart Attack Patients Have No Chest Pains

...e more likely to have delays in treatment and were less likely to receive lifesaving therapies such as clot-busting drugs or the artery-clearing treatment angioplasty. And they were more likely to die -- approximately one in four patients without chest pains died during their heart attacks, compared to on...

Recommendations for Treatment of Blood Pressue

... importance of lowering systolic blood pressure to less than 140 mm Hg has been overlooked and under-emphasized. This new NHBPEP advisory points out the overwhelming evidence that lowering systolic blood pressure can save lives. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a serious condition that affects 50 ...

Lean Protein Could Be Key to Obesity Drugs

A protein that lets mice eat more but weigh less could prove the magic ingredient for diet drugs of the future.British scientists from drug giant SmithKline Beecham and the University of Cambridge have created mice with a human protein known as Uncoupling Protein 3 (UCP3) that increases their metab...

New CPR Guidelines issued by Heart Association

...s. And when bystanders look for a pulse, it's even less effective. Almost 99 percent of them can't do it in the first 10-15 seconds....

Levothyroxine Thyroid Hormone Replacement, Approved for Hypothyroidism

...atient is determined, blood tests are usually done less frequently; e.g., every six to twelve months. Symptoms of hypothyroidism include poor growth in children and, in those born with this disorder, impaired intellectual development if this disorder is not promptly and adequately treated. Symptoms of h...

Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma

...the children treated with was about 3/8 of an inch less than that of the other children. However, after the first year and throughout the remaining 4 years of the study, the children grew at the identical rate as the other children. "The NHLBI's 1991 "Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma...

Kidney Stones - Interesting New Research implicates bacteria as its cause

... debatable, however it is well known that drinking less water is a risk factor for stone disease. New research by the National Kidney foundation suggests that the culprit is a tiny bacteria called Nano bacteria. These bacteria use a protective covering made of Calcium,which may act as a seed for calc...

Startling Expose – Physicians Often Have No Regular Source Of Health Car

...icians without a regular source of health care are less likely than others to receive important preventive services such as flu shots and cancer screenings’, Sounds scary but this report will surely make at least a few physicians to sit up and shed the accumulated rust. In this context it is to be borne i...

Patient’s perception of health status helps in better recover

...f their health status. Patients were significantly less likely to be relieved of symptoms if they had low SF-36 scores and low social network scores preoperatively, according to Dr. Lindsay and colleagues. "These indices may be helpful in addition to other clinical factors in identifying high-risk patient...

Cut down TV and video games and you have less aggressive children.

... how they can make kids more docile and gentle and less aggressive. In the United States of America a new study has come out with some helpful tips. The crux of the study’s finding is that TV and video games do the most damage and make children very aggressive. The researchers advice parents to cut down...

Eating disorder in Diabetic girls lead to eyesight damage.

...girls. Some reported binge eating and used to take less than their prescribed dose of insulin in order to lose weight. Under dosing of insulin lead to early onset of diabetes related complications and are associated with increased risk of permanent eyesight damage. Intensive treatment to diabetes could be...

Individuals with sleep related breathing disorders more prone to heart disease

...t’s sleep is a gift, exclusive to the blessed. The less fortunate are those with sleeping disorders, who m... breathing during sleep. Most individuals may have less severe sleep related breathing problem that may go unrecognized. These sleep disturbances are more c...

Now AIDS treatment comes dirt-cheap

...ree-drug combination for AIDS treatment would cost less than a U.S. dollar a day. Not to be left far behind rival firm Ranbaxy announced plans of its own production of anti retroviral drugs for AIDS treatment. This development brings to a head a series of developments in a year that has seen people all o...

Frozen Canadian baby stages miraculous recovery

...outh. The girl heart had stopped and she was pulse less when she was brought to the hospital. Doctors at Edmonton’s Stollery Children’s Center withheld the name of the baby and added that the mother was recovering from the mental trauma of the ordeal. The baby’s heart which appeared to have stopped for a...

Children suffer the most when parents divorce

...auses of divorce and mentions that parents who are less rooted in their communities, who are less religious, who have few friends, who don’t own a house and who move their residences often are more ...

Are cancer patients being taken for a ride?

...lieved that the therapy used in the trial would be less effective than "the standard treatment" and 31% feared that they might receive an inactive placebo rather than the treatment being studied. Placebos are never used in trials on drugs that may be used to treat cancer.While a few drug trials are very s...

Diabetic testing gets easier

... device that allows a diabetic to test sugar using less blood, from places other than the fingertip. Other testing systems are still in the pipeline, including a patch that changes color as it draws glucose through the skin and a glucose monitor that is worn like a watch. Though such innovations are alwa...

Patients often assume wrongly that they are allergic to penicillin

...because they are cheaper than many other drugs and less likely to induce side effects or cause drug resistance.The best way out of this problem is to perform an on the spot skin test to check if the patient is actually hypersensitive to penicillin, the scientists say. To reach these conclusions, the rese...

Breast Feeding prevents obesity later on in life

...ing overweight by the early teen years, but showed less effect on weight during early childhood. In anoth...They found that those who had been breast-fed were less likely to be overweight compared with those who were raised mostly or exclusively on formula milk. ...

Doctors advice early anemia tests

...e 18 months old.Children with levels of hemoglobin less than 95 grams per liter of blood scored six points... than babies with higher levels. Hemoglobin levels less than 90 were linked with a 12-points drop on motor skill tests. "In this study we have shown that de...

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