Tag: "newer" at medical news
PCR emerging as a promising technique for Diagnosing Urinary Tuberculosis
...enitourinary tuberculosis. However, in spite of newer
methods of investigations like ultrasound and CT scan, intravenous urogram continues to be the key investigation method for the genitourinary tuberculosis....
Researchers Scale to assess the Severity of Epilepsy in Kids
...will need more aggressive therapy such as surgery, newer
drugs or a specialized diet. A lot of these child...go off, and they might want to explore some of the newer
The effect of heart rate in middle aged men
...and morbidity indicators preclude the existance of newer
solutions to fight for the same. As a result of such on going research , Dr. Simona Giampaoli, from the Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, and colleagues from the MATISS Project have come out with a view that Heart rate appears to be a strong indep...
Cost-effective antibiotics for sinusitis treatment
...der and less expensive (first-line) antibiotics or newer
and more expensive (second-line) antibiotics. // Dr Jay Piccirillo and his team examined data from 29,102 adults with a diagnosis of acute sinusitis receiving initial antibiotic treatment. The antibiotic treatment received was divided into first-li...
No vaccination - diabetes link
Common childhood vaccinations, including newer
ones such as those for hepatitis B, do not cause c...fresh look had not been taken since 1990 when some newer
vaccines came into use. The cause of juvenile diabetes is not known but genetic and environmental fa...
Serotonin increases stroke risk
...de diet pills, anti-migraine drugs and some of the newer
antidepressants. Researchers at the Health welfare hospital, warn of the potential dangers of using such drugs in combination. They may narrow the blood vessels in the brain to such an extent that a stroke is precipitated. The experts warn that doc...
New Birth Control Pills increase the stroke risk
... deadly. However, the study didn't look at whether newer
pills are more likely to cause hemorrhagic, or bleeding, strokes, which are the most common form of stroke in women of childbearing age....
Heart bypass-mental decline link
... occurred in bypass patients who had been put on a newer
device that does not require stopping the heart. Heart-lung machines are used to put oxygen into the blood and circulate it. The heartbeat is stopped with medication, and a thin tube is inserted into the aorta during the procedure. The study compare...
Heart Drug has grave side effects
... Another JAMA study shows favorable results for a newer
drug called Natrecor, approved last year for worsening heart failure. Known chemically as nesiritide, the drug improved breathing and blood flow, and appeared to work more quickly than intravenous nitroglycerin. Dr. Michael Cuffe, a Duke University ...
Problematic Use of smallpox vaccine
...'s side effects. Scientists are working to develop newer
and safer vaccines, but that takes time....
Arthritis Drug May Cause Liver Damage
...e companies pay only for Arava, not more expensive newer
therapies that do not come with the same risks. Rheumatoid arthritis affects about 2 million Americans, the vast majority of them women. It is not the kind of arthritis that plagues the elderly as their joints essentially wear out. Instead, the immu...
Epilepsy Drugs Can Enhance Risk of Birth Defects
...nd that that some small studies have suggested the newer
generation of AEDs may be safer....
Gene researchers make Malaria-resistant mosquito
...humans, which requires the constant development of newer
and consequently more expensive drugs. As an alternative approach to combating malaria spread, Jacobs-Lorena and his colleagues attempted to genetically modify mosquitoes by introducing foreign genes into their germ line, or the genes that are passe...
Flying with caution, with SARS
...However people can be comfortable in the fact that newer
airplanes have strong filters against viruses. There have even been policies implemented to keep travel as harmless as possible. Newer flights are equipped with sophisticated air cleaning systems that has stringent filters to screen out spores, bacte...
Flu Shots Best for Protection
...ithout testing. Results of the study show using a newer
anti-flu drug without testing beforehand was cost-...r who were low-risk, rapid testing followed by the newer
drug (if the test was positive) was the best strategy. Researchers say the newer
anti-flu drugs cos...
Black tea said to lower cholesterol
...last decade. Consumers also have been flooded with newer
shapes, sizes and flavors that have made their way beyond traditional supermarkets and into drug and convenience stores. Scientists with the U.S. Department of Agriculture said they found consumers who drank black tea for three weeks experienced a d...
Promising Treatment for Diabetes
...low this therapy to have broader clinical utility, newer
delivery systems ... need to be developed"...
Oxygen Usage During Exercise Could Indicate Heart Problems
...th decreased heart function at rest as revealed by newer
Partial-Breast Irradiation an Unproven Therapy
...reast irradiation is much longer than that for the newer
technique. His research also showed that 15 years after a lumpectomy, the cancer recurrence rates were nearly the same at both the original tumor site as well as other parts of the breast. Freedman evaluated 2,700 women who had whole-breast irradiat...
Steroid-Free Liver Transplants
...ts. Researchers in this study tested the use of a newer
anti-rejection drug in a group of 20 children need...teroid treatment. The study found children on the newer
combination of medications had a 25 percent graft rejection rate after one year vs. 50 percent among...
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