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Study Confirms No HRT Benefit for Older Women

...ndomised evidence shows that the negative outcomes outweigh the positive benefits....

Avandia Improves Quality of Life in Diabetes Patients

...nd we believe its significant benefits continue to outweigh any treatment risks. Richter, however, said that even a tiny risk associated with a drug such as rosiglitazone, prescribed to millions of people, will eventually translate into grave consequences. In view of the potential cardiovascular risks and...

Chemotherapy Better for Non Small Cell Lung cancer

...data suggest that the benefits of the chemotherapy outweigh the risks associated with the delay,' says Burdett. A project to collect complete data on all patients included in all trials is ongoing and will be able to fully assess the value of this treatment ....

UK Reports Psychiatric Reactions to Weight-loss Drug Rimonabant

...oncluded that the benefits of Acomplia continue to outweigh its risks, except in patients with ongoing major depression or taking anti-depressants". Sanofi-aventis said Acomplia labelling had been updated based on data from one year of post-marketing experience and five additional clinical trials completed ...

Government Mulls Closure of Hospital Where a Woman Died Unattended in ER

... dangers associated with keeping the hospital open outweigh the dangers of this hospital closing?'' she asked. ``That's a very important balancing act.'' According to a report released Friday by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, six staff members -- including a nurse and two nursing assi...

X-ray Mammography Aids in Breast Cancer Detection

...r, the benefit of finding more cancers earlier may outweigh the harms of unnecessary testing. Carol Lee, M.D., chair of the Commission on Breast Imaging at the American College of Radiology, reviewed Bruenings results and said the organization also endorses the American Cancer Society's recommendation that ...

Studies Reveal Inappropriate Use Of Drug-Coated Stents

...hy they think a drug-coated stent's benefits might outweigh its risks. Says Harrington:' Doctors need to say, yes, we know that when we use these devices off label, there is a higher risk.'The doctor should say, 'Here is how I interpret the evidence available, and here is how it applies to your situation.' ...

Aspirin a Day Can Keep Colon Cancer Away

... But they argued that the potential benefits might outweigh the dangers for those at increased risk of the disease through family history or other factors. Andrew Chan, of the gastrointestinal unit at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, said the results "provide convincing evidence that aspirin, at biol...

Research Favors Aspirin In Prevention Of Pre-Eclampsia

...ampsia in one previous pregnancy, whether benefits outweigh theoretical long term risks is more difficult to judge." The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says the latest study findings are "very valuable". Patrick O'Brien, a spokesman for the college, was quoted: "It is a moderate reduction ...

Combining NSAIDs With Chemotherapy May Improve Cancer Therapy

...uding risk of cardiovascular and kidney disease -- outweigh the potential benefit. However, certain NSAIDs may be better suited to treating cancer, in combination with standard therapies, rather than preventing it, according to new research by scientists at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carve...

The Production and Marketing of IBS Drug Halted by the Chinese Government

... statement on its website warning risks of Zelnorm outweigh the possible benefits for some patients based on analyses from home and abroad." It is believed that the drug is linked to an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes. The National Center for Adverse Drug Reaction Monitoring has received 98 repo...

Obesity Pill Zimulti Increases Depression, Suicidal Thoughts

...ed suicidal thoughts, the drug's benefits "clearly outweigh the defined risks that are manageable in clinical practice". Rimonabant works by blocking food craving signals in the brain. Sanofi, a French drug maker, developed the drug to target the brain receptors that trigger intense hunger after marijuana u...

Marijuana can Trigger Psychotic Symptoms, New Study Finds

...mistakenly judge the drug's pleasurable effects to outweigh any negatives. Understanding how marijuana affects the brain may ultimately lead experts to a better understanding of mental health in general. "We don't know the basis of paranoia or anxiety,'' said McGuire. "It is possible that we could use c...

Most Heart Patients Do Not Need Antibiotics Before Dental Procedures

...t shows the risks of taking preventive antibiotics outweigh the benefits for most patients. The risks include adverse reactions to antibiotics that range from mild to potentially severe and, in rare cases, death. Inappropriate use of antibiotics can also lead to the development of drug-resistant bacteria. S...

Breastfeeding Benefits may Outweigh HIV Risk

The benefits of breastfeeding outweigh the risks of virus transmission from HIV-positive mothers to their children, according to studies conducted in four African nations.// A study in Zambia showed that exclusive breastfeeding ˉ where a child is fed only breast milk ˉ beyond a set ti...

Women Will Be Paid to Donate Eggs for Science

...ing the arguments. 'The potential scientific gains outweigh the objections,' said one source closely involved in the decision. The authority will argue that allowing women to donate eggs more generally for scientific use may help stem cell researchers to find cures for heart problems, infertility, diabetes,...

Fish Intake Linked to Higher IQ in Offspring

... suggests that the benefits of regular fish intake outweigh the risks. However, fears about dwindling fish stocks and the presence of pollutants have pushed some academia and industry to start producing omega-3s from alternative sources, such as algae extraction or transgenic plant sources. Most extracted f...

UC Davis Creates New Nanoparticles

... to deal with them, I think the benefits certainly outweigh any of the potential risks that we are aware of at this point," he said. Dosi Dosev, also a professor in the department of mechanical and aeronautical engineering and a collaborator in the project, said in an e-mail interview that nanotechnology is...

Growth Factors Given With Chemotherapy may Increase Risk of Blood Diseases

...of adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer may far outweigh any risk of a second cancer. "In clinical practice, … the benefits of adjuvant chemotherapy are of a different order of magnitude than the risk of secondary MDS or AML," they write. "Furthermore, given all the unknown factors, associations could be f...

Drug Linked to Increase in Brain Hemorrhage Cases

...benefits of preventing ischemic stroke continue to outweigh the risk of a hemorrhagic stroke. “Our findings should not discourage the use of warfarin when it’s appropriate. Doctors can use these findings to make sure they are weighing the risks and benefits of warfarin use for their patients. For researcher...

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