Tag: "panic" at medical news
Early detection of heart attack
...heart attack. It can be caused by indigestion or a panic
attack. But the symptom is always treated as a medical emergency, and a series of tests is given to the patient to determine whether they have indeed suffered a heart attack.// These tests normally take a minimum of 24 hours and require hospital a...
Meditation relieves stress
...atients, who suffered from conditions like asthma, panic
disorder, depression, chronic pain, gastrointestinal problems, and high blood pressure, reported dramatic improvements.// They were better able to cope with stress, felt relaxed and increased mental clarity. The programme included mindfulness meditat...
Stress response increases suicide risk
...disorder (PTSD) where there is emotional numbness, panic
and anxiety. And even lesser stressful events, like having an operation, can precipitate PTSD in some people.// Researchers at the California Psychiatric Institute now reveal that there are lesser degrees of PTSD, which may be overlooked. And these...
Pharma majors gear to supply anti-anthrax drug
that has gripped the U.S with anthrax bacterial infections coming to light has led to an increased demand for the drug used in its treatment - Ciprofloxacin. Already there is news that the German pharma major Bayer is tripling its production of Cipro...
Fright could be more harmful
...ial or psychological damage could be the result of panic
caused by the news of anthrax attacks. A letter to...They write: "It is customary to expect large scale panic
if such weapons are every effectively deployed or thought to be deployed. "The general level of mal...
Suicide risk in panic disorder
...ting to a heightened suicide risk among those with panic
disorder. Several recent studies suggest that suicide is a real risk when people suffer from panic
disorder. It's been assumed that depression is the link - people with panic
disorder often suffer fr...
Irregular Periods Linked to Diabetes
...s. Women with such menstrual abnormalities needn't panic
because the risk can be reduced markedly by lifestyle measures, most notably regular exercise and weight control. // Menstrual cycles 40 days or longer or irregular cycles appear to be markers for some sort of underlying metabolic abnormality. "Ove...
Severe Acute respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
...have been infected and 11 have died. There a small panic
spreading in Hongknog with people wearing surgical masks oer avoiding going outdoors....
Treatment for Sars patients refused
...symptoms of the disease. //The hospital staff were panic
striken for treating patients. A private hospital in Pune shut itself down to remain in isolation. Doctors in India have complained that authorities were treating Sars too casually and warned the disease could spread swiftly among the country's mor...
Are Indians aware of SARS ?
...to be suffering from SARS continues, it has raised panic
among local community. In Gurdaspur, a man admitted as a suspected SARS case, slipped away from a local civil hospital. In Kolkata, about 30 per cent of doctors and para medics at the government Hospital did not report to work. In Pune, four patients...
Valium hits 40 years old, anxiety-free
...ng brain activity. They also are used for treating panic
and phobia disorders and insomnia, calming patients before surgery and relaxing muscles.Sternbach officially retired in 1973, but worked most days until recently. He mentored young scientists, corresponded and consulted with others, and worked on his...
HRT: A Difficult Decision
...esearch findings. He says no one will benefit from panic
or overreaction, but he urges doctors to discuss treatment options and risks of HRT with their patients....
Panic Disorder Can Be Handled Better
Patients experiencing a panic
disorder may benefit more from treatment combining...n the study, 232 patients meeting the criteria for panic
disorder were randomly assigned to receive treatment as usual or a treatment combining medication an...
Parent’s mental state may affect the childhood asthm
...ild pairs, research says that major depression and panic
attacks in the parent can increase the risk of hav...more for children of mothers who suffer from sever panic
attacks when compared with other children.The researcher feels that the findings of the study lend s...
Asthma and Panic- a vicious cycle
...ine// has explored the relation between asthma and panic
attack in young adults. Around 590 young adults we...e individuals were categorized into two groups (1) panic
disorder as those who had recurrent unexplained panic
attacks during the year before the interview, ...
Structure of the brain to increase risk for anxiety disorders
...ess disorder as part of their heightened levels of panic
and anxiety. However, other people who have gone t...rtex of the brain can be preventive in controlling panic
attacks and help the people to adapt to stress in an acceptable way. Reference: Proceedings of the ...
Doctors Warned by IMA Against Treating Maoist from Nepal
...ting eight Nepalese Maoists. This caused anger and panic
among doctors in North Bihar Some doctors worried about the consequences discharged all Nepalese patients undergoing treatment in their private clinics. In west Champaran district Dr Kamru Zama was arrested earlier this month for treating two Nepal...
Virtual Reality For Treating Stress Disorders
...periences have helped them overcome their sense of panic
and get a control of their stress reactions that otherwise set in whenever they are exposed to any possible stimulants connected to their terrible experience. Researchers said that this therapy could work best for patients like soldiers who had gone ...
The anxiety gene
...und the genetic mutation that is to blame for most panic
attacks and other anxiety disorders that affect ma...tudied families with a history of problems such as panic
disorders, agoraphobia and social phobia. They found that 92% of the affected family members carried...
Mumbai Alert: Possibility Of An Epidemic Outbreak
... km from Mumbai over the pat three days has raised panic
among the residents. The Municipal Corporation (KDMC) has been kept on high alert and has been forced to rush extra manpower// and drugs to the area. The three suspected lepto victims died of respiratory failure while the others of suspected dengue ...
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