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Recommendations for Treatment of Blood Pressue

...lic blood pressure to less than 140 mm Hg has been overlooked and under-emphasized. This new NHBPEP advisory points out the overwhelming evidence that lowering systolic blood pressure can save lives. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a serious condition that affects 50 million Americans i.e, one in four ...

Mammography aided by computer

...helps by pointing out lesions that might have been overlooked in the initial exam. It's as if the radiologist had a second pair of highly-trained eyes to help confirm the diagnosis. The hope is that the new method will help women have more confidence in mammography as a way of helping them beat breast cancer, t...

Pregnant smokers could harm their child

...id: "The role of prenatal tobacco has been largely overlooked as a risk factor for the development of tobacco use among youth. "Our findings indicate that foetal exposure to tobacco may have a significant impact on early initiation of tobacco use in children." // The researchers questioned almost 700 10-year-o...

A question on study of Adult Stem Cell

...on has been well documented and this work has been overlooked in the recent reports on tissue stem cells." Studies have shown adult stem cells from one tissue, such as blood, can generate numerous other cell types, such as nerve and muscle, in a fashion reminiscent of embryonic stem cells but without the ethic...

Teens' vitamin D deficiency an epidemic

...him prone to fractures.//Doctors say it's an often overlooked problem that may affect millions adolescents. Often undetected and untreated, vitamin D deficiency puts them at risk for stunted growth and debilitating osteoporosis later in life. There's even evidence that chronic deficiency may be linked with som...

Metapneumovirus - a common cause of adults' colds, kids' illness

...to piece together the scope of this ubiquitous but overlooked bug, which now appears to afflict just about everybody, probably over and over.Even though the virus seems to be rarely serious, its vast presence intrigues microbiologists.// Like many other respiratory bugs, this one is most likely to cause sever...

All Play Is No Good For Health

...hat continues due to a hairline fracture sometimes overlooked by medical staff without special training. Researchers had said that coaches and parents should be concerned about young athletes’ over-commitments in other areas of his or her life. Improved time management can help create a healthier frame of mind...

Common, cheaper drugs could be used to treat hypertension

...ertensive medication. Two inexpensive, but widely overlooked drugs may help many patients who continue to have high blood pressure despite taking standard blood pressure medications, according to research by Indiana University School of Medicine scientists. Amiloride and spironolactone, drugs that increase t...

Lack of adequate sleep among people over 50

..."The importance of sleep to healthy aging is often overlooked in the medical community, but it's becoming increasingly apparent that good sleep could be a new vital sign," says Robert N. Butler, president and chief executive officer of the International Longevity Center. The results of the present study refl...

Back Pain Can Now Be Cost-Effectively Treated By Chiropractic Care

...nter drug, hospitalization and surgical costs were overlooked in the present study. Chiropractic treatment had a better clinical outcome in terms of pain and disability reduction. Patient satisfaction was also comparatively better among the acute and chronic group. The advantages were more relevant in the chr...

Unpasteurised juices found to be potential health hazards

... it comes to drinking juice // . One thing that is overlooked is whether juices have undergone safety treatments from microbes. Though illness due to juice is rare, several outbreaks of diarrhoeal illness due to juice have been reported. Some known outbreaks in the US are well documented 1996: Outbreak of E....

Nurse Held Responsible For Insulin Overdose

...gns of the overdose was also reported to have been overlooked as a result of the prevailing confusion with regard to the new nursing practices. Nurse Walker, the nurse responsible had administered 40 units of insulin instead of the required 4 units. The patient’s condition which had deteriorated after administe...

Medical College Construction At Raichur Makes Slow Progress

...connects the medical college and the main road was overlooked during planning. It is estimated that a minimum of Rs 25 lakhs would be required for renovation of the same. The concerned officials had even requested the local MLA’s to help in the mobilization process attempts of which ended up in vain. A three ...

Prescription to NHS: Nourish the Malnourished, For a Well-Fed Economy!

...ar that older people's nutritional needs are being overlooked and their lives are being put at risk. Access to food is a basic human right, yet older people tell us they are sometimes treated as second-class citizens in hospitals because they are not getting the food they need, or help with eating and drinking....

Distinct Support Services Needed, To Resurrect Ethnic Groups from Alcohol Abuse

...lp proactively, and hence they lose out from being overlooked by health providers in developing special services for them. There is no exaggeration in saying that, this area warrants additional research. The United Kingdom is a home to various ethnic minorities who use alcohol heavily, causing deleterious aff...

Dermoscopy An Able Tool For The Fight Against Skin Cancer

...fer more patients to the specialist, and they also overlooked a higher number of potentially malignant lesions. Whereas the physician, using dermoscopy were able to detect more sensitively these lesions. Increasing the percentage from 54.1% to 79.2%. It was also studied that if the physician used dermoscopy, an...

Molecular Basis Of ALS Found

...gest that the status of the disulfide bond, a long overlooked part of the SOD1 protein, plays a pivotal role. The ALS mutations appear to predispose SOD1 to form incorrect disulfide bonds that lead to aggregation of the protein and perhaps initiation of the disease. If these ideas are borne out, our next step i...

Nurses Outsmart Surgeons When It Comes Safety And Team Wok

...ood transfusions, mismatched organ transplants and overlooked allergies are examples of potentially catastrophic events that, in certain circumstances, can be prevented by improved communication and safer hospital systems. The team fine-tuned the SAQ by reviewing the literature on patient safety, by asking OR...

Smokers are Prone to Weight Gain After Quitting

...search. The authors suggest that earlier studies overlooked key personality differences between quitters and smokers — such as general concern for health or ability to focus on long-term goals — that could influence the likelihood of gaining weight. They reanalyzed data from the Lung Health Study, in which ...

Dental Health, a Much Overlooked Subject

...aving specific health problems and needs are being overlooked and remain disadvantaged. For instance the plight of Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders, have general standards of health, life expectancies and infant mortality rates that have not improved in over 100 years. The access to necessary d...

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