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Asthmatic Children Still Not Breathing Easier, Study Says

...g. "They may be experiencing unnecessary symptoms, missed school days, and restrictions on activity. That's a problem." Halterman said the survey results are striking because, in contrast, current therapies are very effective. In fact, according to reports issued by the National Institutes of Health, if u...

MRI Screening of Other Breast Crucial for Patients Diagnosed With Cancer in One Breast

...east only. The cancers in the opposite breast were missed by previous mammography and clinical exam. The authors recommend MRI screening for women at high risk for breast cancer – those who already have the disease, have been recently diagnosed or have a family history of breast cancer. The results appear...

Gene Study To Reveal Radiation Poisoning

... accuracy.Chute speculates the false positives and missed exposures were caused by exposure to radiation during previous cancer treatments. Chute believes that with current gene-chip technology the test will take three days to complete. Yet the group is in the process of refining its method by homing in ...

Pneumonia Vaccine is a Blessing, Study Shows

.... Those children in the age group of 2-5, who have missed out on the vaccine, should take the shot without delay. The new study shows a 39 percent reduction in pneumonia hospitalizations from 1997 to 2004 for children below 2 years old. The benefits of the vaccine led to lesser hospitalizations, 41,000 le...

Developmental And Behavioral Problems Can Plague Children With Asthma

...ng or treatment. What's more, these children often missed ten or more days of school, leading parents and ca...and developmental health. This could lead to fewer missed days in school and fewer calls home to parents for behavioral and academic problems. "What we're h...

Johns Hopkins Begins Aggressive Screening for 'superbugs' in Children

... than were detected through routine testing, which missed 35 percent of those with MRSA. Results for detecti...th weekly testing than with routine testing, which missed 82 percent of those with VRE. Like most bacteria, hospital superbugs are picked up through direct co...

New Research Shows That Flu is a Trigger of Heart Attacks

...tack and, conversely, heart attack symptoms can be missed in patients suffering from flu and pneumonia." They found that 11,892 people died from acute myocardial infarction (AMI) (47.8% men and 52.2% women), and 23,000 died from chronic ischaemic heart disease (IHD) (40.1% men and 59.9% women). The peaks ...

Merced Firm Slams Slaughterhouse for Contaminated Meat

... portioned is checked so a contaminated portion is missed out. E- coli can survive in frozen conditions too. The children who ate the burger tested positive as found by a physician from Kaiser Permanente. This was the reason for the recall of all beef products by the company as a precautionary measure. T...

MMR Immunization Drive Begins in Iraq

...difficult to keep a count of the children who have missed such immunization programmes. The present campaign is a boon to the many children in Iraq who have not been able to take the jab. Dr Naeema Al-Ghasser, the World Health Organization (WHO) representative for Iraq, said: "All children between 12-59 ...

Resistance to Anti-HIV Drugs in Uganda Developed Due to Drug Supply Problems

...have found the concern is not about the occasional missed dose—most of the patients had near perfect adheren...ing treatment interruptions, and 90 percent of all missed doses were due to treatment interruptions as opposed to the occasional skipped dose. Further, almost...

Canadian Scientists Create Human Cancer in Mouse

...hey could also implant human cancers into mice but missed studying how the disease originated. By inserting just one cancerous gene into human stem cells, John Dick, the lead author of the study and a senior scientist at Princess Margaret Hospital, and his colleagues were able to seed leukaemia - a cancer...

Chronically Ill Prisoners Face Great Healthcare Problems

... protect his mattress and a diabetic who regularly missed breakfast because he was only offered high sugar cereals. 'Little account appeared to be taken of the specific needs of these prisoners, which meant that they experienced daily discomfort, combined with fear of bullying' says Gill’s co-author Jane...

Polio Cases In The Country

...vities ? Increased focus on mechanisms to reduce missed children in west UP ? Improving vaccination tea...of vaccination team and she will also mobilize the missed children for vaccination during monthly Health day in the village ? Involvement of religious leade...

Hay Fever Can Send Work Productivity Down the Drain

...eyes and runny and itchy noses, found that workers missed an hour of work per week during peak hay fever sea...me estimates suggest that nearly 4 million days of missed work each year due to allergy symptoms. Hay fever symptoms can disrupt all areas of life, and stud...

Life Functions Governed by Circadian Rhythms-new Research

...at is one likely reason why researchers previously missed the impact of circadian rhythm on all genes. Depending upon environmental factors, groups of genes can function in a synchronized manner, shifting in time against each other and working in what resembles a domino effect. However, very few genes a...

Body Parts Industry Of U.S Under Investigation

... of Tissue Banks:If this is the end of it, they've missed some opportunities to improve tissue safety. If improperly screened and processed, cadaver tissues can cause lead to infections, including the AIDS virus or hepatitis, or even death in transplant recipients. A three-month investigation by a newspa...

Are Physicians Hesitant to Diagnose Depression?

...y revealed that depression is the leading cause of missed work days, and lost productivity due to depression is estimated at $83 billion a year....

Survey Shows Asthma Not Controlled in Severe Asthma Patients

...reports show that asthma caused about 24.5 million missed days of work, 12.7 million physician office visits...epartment visits, hospitalization or three or more missed days of work/school because of asthma in the past year was more than three times greater in patients...

Panacea Announces the Availability of PC Detect(sm) for Prostate Cancer Screening

...is greater than 4.0 ng/mL, 82% of cancers would be missed in those who are younger than 60 years of age, and 65% would be missed in those who are 60 or older. As such, PC Detect(sm) may aid in the identification of a significant ...

Remicade Responders Maintain Improvement

...ported greater disability, significantly more days missed from work and significantly more days of reduced productivity, compared with patients with less severe disease (P In fact, 19 percent of patients with the most severe disease were on long- or short-term medical leave from work, compared with less t...

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