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Inaccuracies in Cardiac PET-CT Scanning

...coronary atherosclerosis as the basis for intense, lifelong pharmacologic and lifestyle management, the publication states. PET-CT is a valuable tool in the detection and management of coronary artery disease, Gould said, and he hopes other cardiologists and their patients will insist that scanner manufactu...

Illegal Immigrants Allowed To Stay A Year More To Care For Their Child

...procedure, though she would probably still require lifelong medical care. The U.S.-born girl's parents crosse...family at a difficult time. "Hazelle would require lifelong medical care, and if her parents are deported this will cause extreme hardship to her," he had argue...

War Stimulates Research Blitz in Prosthetics Industry

... prostheses. The military and VA, which provides lifelong care for veterans, are buying more prosthetic products and services. For example, the VA said it spent $1.1 million last year on prosthetic devices and services, compared with about $529,000 in 2000. "The military expenditure on prosthetics is obv...

Soon, a Vaccine That Could Keep All Types of Flu Away for Lifetime

...ntists are developing a flu vaccine that will give lifelong benefit to patients and it is also expected to fight anything from winter flu to bird flu . Compared to traditional jabs, the new FLU-v vaccine is easier to make and can also be stocked for a global epidemic. "We expect one course of injections - pr...

Autism Case Hearing Still to Produce Clinching Evidence on Vaccine Linkage

...ffers a severe brain inflammation that can lead to lifelong mental disability -- presumably including autism. The vaccine court has awarded several dozen such children over the past two decades. Michelle's parents might have brought their claim under this theory; according to her mother's testimony and medica...

Rural Work Ethic Curbs Elderly Heart Care

... Elders in our study tend to view their work as a lifelong endeavour, and there is an ethic of stoicism with an attitude of I can wait it out or not go to the hospital, said Alex Clark, lead researcher on the study and a professor in the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. ...

Adding Folic Acid to Bread Could Help Battle Depression

...ch as spina bifida, miscarriage, neonatal death or lifelong disability, and now the review lends support to this claim. As a part of their study, the researchers carried out a review of 11 previous studies involving 15,315 participants. Based on their findings they state that though they cannot prove that...

Vitamin D Deficiency Still Persists in Babies

...owing body of research that suggests vitamin D has lifelong benefits for the immune system, and may be an anti-cancer agent, said Dr. Ward. Dr. Ward believes "We shouldn't see any cases at all. This should be eradicated, like smallpox." The disease should have been eliminated a long back and found only in t...

HIV Survival Improves If Patients Stay in Care

...ffected survival." While HIV is now a chronic or lifelong disease, it is one that typically strikes at a relatively young age. That makes the population different from those who have high blood pressure or adult-onset diabetes. "These patients often have a lot of other things going on. They are young. Oft...

Teens Need to Eat More Fruits, Veggies to Prevent Obesity

...in Toronto. Adolescence is when we start forming lifelong habits, so these results are not encouraging, said...e these data and adolescents can develop healthier lifelong habits that could prevent obesity. Through analyzing data of 4,414 children 12 to 19 years old fro...

WHO to Investigate Hepatitis Vaccine Deaths in Vietnam

...which is called hepatitis B virus (HBV), can cause lifelong infection, cirrhosis (scarring) of the liver, liver cancer, liver failure, and death. Hepatitis B vaccine is available for all age groups to prevent hepatitis B virus infection. Dr. Do Si Hien, Chairman of Vietnams National Vaccination Programme, s...

Common Pain Killer may Reduce the Risk of Brain Damage in Premature Babies

...dous opportunity to save the baby from potentially lifelong complications," said Maiken Nedergaard, M.D., Ph.D., a neuroscientist at the University of Rochester Medical Center who is presenting the results at a neuroscience meeting, Brain '07, in Osaka, Japan May 20-23. The laboratory research was done prin...

Nanomedicine Gives the Way for Nerve Cell Regeneration

... of all trauma patients and quite often results in lifelong disability. Since peripheral nerves relay signals between the brain and the rest of the body, injury to these nerves results in loss of sensory and motor function. Upper extremity paralysis alone affects more than 300,000 individuals annually in th...

Vegetarian Diet Could Reduce Risk of Colon Cancer

...ic deprivation. The inverse association of CRC and lifelong vegetarianism was observed with all the three control groups. "A well-planned vegetarian diet is a healthy way to meet your nutritional needs," said Yogesh M. Shastri, M.D., of Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany and pre...

FDA Reaffirms Policy Barring MSM From Donating Blood

...ctivity with another man would be more fair than a lifelong ban. The groups say that the likelihood of receiving a unit of HIV-infected blood is one in two million and that blood banks use nucleic acid testing, which detects HIV and hepatitis earlier than older testing methods. In addition, HIV is increasin...

World No Tobacco Day Focuses on Secondhand Smoke

...n used as directed, they actually kill one half of lifelong users," Legacy President and CEO Cheryl Healton, Dr. PH, said. "On World No Tobacco Day -- and every other day -- we must act to address this health epidemic. Instead of accepting smoking as part of our culture, we must actively work to educate youth...

Dietary Vitamin B6, B12 and Folate, may Decrease Pancreatic Cancer Risk Among Leans

... that dietary intake of these nutrients reflects a lifelong healthy eating habit, and in those cases, these nutrients may be protective, but they could have an opposite effect if they are used in a person with an occult cancer, Dr. Schernhammer said. It might all depend on whether a person is cancer-free at t...

Parkinsons Disease can Be Predicted by Metabolic Pathway

...ics Movement Disorders Section. This might explain lifelong differences in personality, including avoidance of addictive substances and increased anxiety and depression. It also might explain asymmetries in the movement disorder that occurs in Parkinsons disease; typically, one side of the body is affected pr...

National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine Report Calls for More Dairy Foods at School

...ction for helping children and adolescents develop lifelong healthy eating habits," said Keith Ayoob, EdD, RD, FADA Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. "The report wants to encourage kids to eat more fruits, vegetables, whole grains and especially dairy foods, whic...

Weight Issues In Children-Experts Take Stock

...s one more way schools can help children establish lifelong healthy eating habits. Such foods will include whole grain biscuits, low fat yogurt, fruit and water. In Ottawa, Canada a child health summit has agreed upon making healthier lifestyles for children a national priority. The hosts of the summit, the...

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