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Lack of Timely Intervention Results in Needless Death Due to Stroke in US

... preventing it altogether, a stroke is a litany of missed opportunities. Many patients with stroke symptoms are examined by emergency room doctors who are uncomfortable deciding whether the patient is really having a stroke a blockage or rupture of a blood vessel in the brain that injures or kills brain ce...

Obesity Might Lead to Severe Persistent Asthma Attacks: Study

...duled doctor visits for asthma), medication usage, missed days at work and the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) severity classification. GINA is an international society aimed at standardizing asthma care. Medication usage was evaluated for the 90-day period immediately preceding the survey. "Our...

Obese People More Prone to Severe Persistent Asthma

...rt having continuous symptoms, had more ER visits, missed more days of work, used more rescue inhaler medications and used inhaled steroids to control asthma. "There have been a number of studies on obesity and asthma prevalence, but until now there has been little data on obesity and asthma severity," T...

Web-based Asthma Program Improves Disease Management for Black Students

...h reported 1.5 symptom nights. The treatment group missed less than half a school day every 30 days, while the control group missed 1.2 school days. Likewise, the treatment group experienced 1.3 days of restrictive activity every tw...

CT Better Than Plain Radiographs in Diagnosing Lumbar Spine Fractures

... The study found that 8.3% of the fractures were missed by CT while 43.9% were missed by plain film. Of that 8.3% (15) that were missed by CT, 11 represented compression deformities of i...

Young Adults Seldom Try Proven Methods to Kick the Butt

...nceptions about treatment and to take advantage of missed opportunities during health care visits to address smoking and promote treatment. "We don't know from this study whether the issue is lack of interest in treatment, lack of awareness of treatment, or lack of treatments that appeal to young adult sm...

Radio-frequency Ablation Offers Hope for People With Inoperable Kidney Tumours

...hich can have complications and result in a lot of missed time from work, says the 68-year-old, whose clients include many top actors in town. Bershad revealed that his physician discussed treatment options with him and, keeping in mind his general health, the extent and location of his tumour, and the s...

US Officials Urge Testing for HIV as Health Crisis Intensifies

...cates that health care providers in South Carolina missed opportunities to diagnose people with HIV when they were seen in health care settings for other medical conditions. Fogle said some progress has been made. The number of prenatally acquired HIV cases, for example, has decreased from 1999 to 2006. ...

Chronic Metamphetamine Abuse is Related to Cardiovascular Disease

...ethamphetamine abuse. Previous studies may have missed the impact of chronic methamphetamine use on the vascular periphery, Janda said, because they focused on the response of the microglia-the immune cells of the central nervous system-and the appearance of methamphetamine-related neurotoxicity in the c...

US Trying Hard to Provide Proper Treatment for Wounded Soldiers

... active duty may have subtle brain damage that was missed when they were treated for more visible wounds. Half of those wounded in action returned to duty within 72 hours before some brain injuries may have been apparent. The military just adopted new procedures to spot these cases, too. The Walter Reed ...

Employer Leave Helps the Parents of Chronically Ill Kids

...chool of Medicine at UCLA. Children in our study missed an average of four weeks of school or daycare a ye...aid leaves of absence from work, how often parents missed work to care for their ill children, and the length of absences from work. Researchers found that ...

Annual Cancer Run Draws Huge Response in US

... when her middle daughter Kendall, 5, told her she missed her mom of old that night, McDonnell said she dragged the dining table into the living room and cooked up a stir-fry feast. After dinner, she and her children climbed on top of the table and danced. Since then, she said, she's tried to live each day ...

Health Insurance- Play It Safe And Reap The Benefits

...nder first-year exclusions. In case an insured has missed his renewal, it will require him to re-do the medical tests. This leaves no option other than renewing your policy. Otherwise, youll start comparing the premium charged by various companies and decide accordingly, adds Gupta. Apart from this, most ...

Screening for Behavioral Health

... though it can improve detection. This may be a missed opportunity to help people with mental illness or substance abuse problems, only a fraction of whom currently receive treatment. Lead author Constance Horgan, director of the Institute for Behavioral Health at the Heller School for Social Policy and...

Autism Children can Be Diagnosed Within One Year of Age

...en recommended to concerned parents, could lead to missed opportunities for early intervention during this time period. "What's most exciting about these important advancements in autism diagnosis is that ongoing intervention research leads us to believe it is most effective and least costly when provided...

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