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Thyroid hormone treatment hastens recovery after cardiac surgery

...ought this was an adaptive response by the body to minimize metabolic demands during a time of crisis and that the best response was to do nothing. But there was never any proof of this, and researchers have suggested in recent years that transient hypothyroidism can be dangerous in some cases.Children an...

Diabetic testing gets easier

...rers have increasingly been developing new ways to minimize the pain from those finger pricks with a growing a... who already have the disease, such steps can help minimize complications and the need for medications. The biggest challenge for those suffering from diabetes ...

Painter's problem

...igh levels of organic solvents should take care to minimize their exposure, not only because of the reproductive effects but also because of the known adverse effects on the nervous system....

Smallpox Would Spread Rapidly

...public about the nature of the outbreak and how to minimize the risk of illness may more effectively prevent the spread of disease than isolating everyone who has been exposed. The smallpox vaccine can also be used to treat the infection if given in the days immediately after exposure....

Niacin Safe for Diabetics

...DL cholesterol (the "good" cholesterol) also helps minimize unwanted side effects. Vega felt that, this extended-release form is designed to circumvent the bothersome side effects of regular niacin, such as flushing of the skin. More than 50 percent of the patients in the study were able to complete the trial...

Reduced fertility in men who mountain bike

... absorber as well as padded cushions and shorts to minimize the percentage of trauma to the testicles....

Research on causes for falling helps develop preventive strategies

...tines, and environmental and flooring designs that minimize the risk of a fall are other discoveries which are on the way....

Drugs Deter Heart Disease for Transplant Patients

...nal study. Drugs called statins have been shown to minimize cardiovascular disease in people with high cholesterol, and they also reduce the incidence in people with normal cholesterol levels who have other conditions that put them at higher risk for heart problems. Kidney transplant patients have a significa...

Recognize Heart Attack Signs

... can do to increase their chances of surviving and minimize damage to their heart is to get help as soon as possible. That might seem obvious, but according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, many people take a "wait and see" attitude when they experience heart attack symptoms because they don...

Salt-Water Pools Good for the Health

...ear washout and also cleanses the skin, helping to minimize the likelihood of infections. The study involved about 60 children in each community, who were assessed for ear and skin infections before the pools opened. Researchers found 62 percent and 70 percent, respectively, suffered from skin infections and...

Estrogen Found To Protect the Colon Against Cancer

...st colon cancer. In addition, soy protein may help minimize the number and size of tumors that develop. Investigators fed five different diets to female mice and followed their progress for one year. The diets were designed to compare the effects of specific ingredients. Diet one contained milk protein, and ...

New Findings Could Reduce The Extent Of Spinal Cord Injuries

...ndings in animals suggest a potential treatment to minimize disability after spinal cord and other nervous sys...rchers say the goal of their work is to prevent or minimize the "secondary" cell death that occurs in the hours and days after a spinal cord or brain injury. Du...

More Complications Seen In Women With Epilepsy

...ctant mothers on a single medication that works to minimize side effects and risk. Thus researchers conclude that women with epilepsy need special care in managing their disorder....

The Size Of The Heart Does Matter

... them and thus pave the way for therapies that can minimize ethnic disparities in the future....

Stent Effective In Keeping Arteries Open

...adable polymer researchers believe will reduce and minimize long-term inflammation and restenosis. This unique everolimus-coated stent freezes the biological process that leads to the renarrowing of arteries after catheter-based treatments. Not only are the patients free from symptoms, but they have open art...

Identifying Predictors Of Anthrax

... treat people with inhalation anthrax is needed to minimize the effects of a terrorist attack , however distinguishing // someone who has anthrax from someone who just has the flu, pneumonia or another respiratory-related illness is the question that has remained unanswered. That’s the question researchers i...

The Effects Of Delaying A Delivery Questioned

...sick preterm babies at about the correct moment to minimize mortality. Researchers feel the results of this study should discourage doctors about an immediate delivery and promote waiting to deliver until it cannot be delayed longer....

The Benefits Of Dual Therapy for Patients With Prostate Cancer

... cancer patients receiving radiation therapy could minimize the adverse side effects of AST, yet still be sufficient to reduce the risk of death. However researchers say that further studies have to done in order to look into the risks involved in this mode of treatment ....

Contact Lenses Found To Slow Progression Of Myopia in Kids

...ear rigid gas permeable ( RGP ) contact lenses can minimize the chances their myopia will worsen over time// say researchers according to a recent study . More than 100 children ages 8 years to 11 for about three years. About half the group wore RGP lenses, and the other half wore soft contact lenses. Kids w...

Two Sessions Of Exercise A Week Could Help Elderly Patients

...174 percent. A recent study shows older people can minimize muscle loss by incorporating a weight training routine into their lifestyle by just doing few sets of exercise each week . Specialists encourage a minimum of one set of eight to 12 repetitions, two to three nonconsecutive days per week. People 50 to...

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