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Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma

...them to help children with mild to moderate asthma participate fully in childhood activities." Another study published in October 12, 2000 issue of NEJM, which followed children with asthma into adulthood, found that the children with asthma who received long-term treatment with inhaled steroids attained norma...

For better mood and energy!! Work-up in short span

... and health benefits and that normal adults should participate in a total of 30 minutes of moderate physical exercise daily, accumulated in short bouts throughout the day. They did a study and found that there was a significant decline in the levels of fatigue and confusion and significant improvements in energ...

Decision making made easier

...nt to have are long gone. Patients today expect to participate in the decision-making process.// But sometimes this is difficult, when the clinical evidence gives conflicting messages and new research comes up all the time. Doctors in the US have been testing a new aid to patient decision-making - an interacti...

Evidence supporting H.pylori eradication

...ts who were receiving long-term NSAID treatment to participate in the investigation. The patients were randomly allocated to H.pylori eradication with omeprazole triple therapy or to placebo treatment with omeprazole for one week. The patients continued on NSAID treatment for six months. Dr Chan’s team said that...

Men happy to take contraception

...born, English-speaking men approached, 120 need to participate and 74 per cent of those indicated they would 'maybe', 'probably',or 'definitely' try male hormonal contraception. The participants were asked if they would consider daily tablets, a weekly injection and a two-monthly injection. "These are all meth...

National Lung Study in the process

...earchers hope to find with the study. In order to participate in the study, individuals must meet the following criteria: >Be a current or former smoker age 55 to 74 >Have never had lung cancer and have not had any cancer within the last five years >Must not be currently enrolled in any other c...

Advanced STD programs required

...xual men, or at least ensure that heterosexual men participate in single-sex interventions. Additionally, more research needs to be carried out in regions of the world where STI and HIV are high among heterosexual men and interventions require more rigorous evaluation before widespread implementation. Finally, s...

Gastrointestinal conditions affect sleep

... factors for sleep-related breathing disorders, to participate in the study. After a physical examination and providing a detailed medical history, each study participant spent a night in a sleep lab. Researcher Geoffrey S. Raymer, M.D., says they found a significant relationship between GERD and excessive dayt...

Decision making made easier

... //to have are long gone. Patients today expect to participate in the decision-making process. But sometimes this is difficult, when the clinical evidence gives conflicting messages and new research comes up all the time. Doctors in the US have been testing a new aid to patient decision-making - an interactive...

Artificial discs available as replacements for damaged discs

...c, in the second phase all patients who qualify to participate in the study will receive the artificial disc. A healthy disc is a complex structure between the bones of the spine. The nucleus, sandwiched in the center of the disc, contains fluid that serves as a cushion. Layered collagen fibers of the adjacent ...

More risks connected with live-donor liver transplants

... subjected to surgery, as they feel pressurized to participate despite the fear of complications and death. They also said that the number of such transplants has been steadily raising since just one transplant was done in 1997. The number has jumped 7 per cent to 266 in 2000 and 394 in 2001. Also, the list of p...

Pharmacist’s Role in Medication Error

.... The investigation done finds having a pharmacist participate in medical rounds with doctors resulted in the ide... strongly suggest the value of having a pharmacist participate in medical rounds with doctors. They also suggest two areas for improvement within hospitals. First,...

Do Asthma Sufferers Lack Physical Activity?

...hma. Although asthma can make it more difficult to participate in some physical activities, researchers say it's important for asthma patients to meet the national recommendations. They hope health care providers can help educate patients about the importance of being active and help patients find a way to ach...

Pain of Denial Compared to Physical Pain

... warning. During the rounds when students did not participate in the game, fMRI scans showed high activity in the part of the brain called the anterior cingulate cortex. Prior research links this region to the processing of physical pain and pain's negative feeling. Also, students who reported feeling the most ...

House heads for Medicare drug vote

... beginning in April 2004. Beneficiaries who opt to participate in the plan would pay a monthly premium of $35. The drug plan is voluntary. Seniors would be able to buy prescriptions through a private drug plan or could leave Medicare and join a preferred-provider organization. In either case, premiums, coverage ...

Disease Management Programs – Effective for Heart Patient

...ompared to just seven points for those who did not participate in the program. The program appeared to achieve lower cholesterol levels among the patients by encouraging patients to adhere to dietary advice and take their cholesterol-lowering medications as prescribed. The beneficial effects also spilled over i...

Vision Loss Due To Diabetic Retinopathy a Major Cause Of Concern

...he impact of their vision loss on their ability to participate in normal life activities. The median length of time patients had suffered from vision loss was two years. Results show vision loss stemming from diabetic retinopathy had the biggest impact on reading print, mobility, work, and leisure. Vision loss...

The Best Way To Relieve Chest Pain

...e on their bicycles for 20 minutes each day and to participate in one 60-minute group training session of aerobic exercise per week. Researchers report clinical symptoms improved significantly for both groups during the study. After one year, 88 percent of the men who completed exercise training had no heart a...

Can Calcium Help Reduce Weight?

...uces more fat cells. Researchers say athletes who participate in sports like wrestling where weight management is an issue can greatly benefit from calcium. They say that these athletes can use calcium to help maintain weight while also reaping the benefits of bone strength and prevention of osteoporosis. low-...

Patients With Severe Hemophilia At Risk Of Developing Osteoporosis

...ing calcium and vitamin D supplements and can thus participate in supervised exercise training programs during periods where their blood is clotting well. Researchers believe that integrating these preventative measures will mean healthier, stronger bones for children with severe hemophilia....

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(Date:8/29/2014)... Mirada, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 ... healthcare organizations, acquired a new medical center from LAXMed. The ... airport and less than 2 miles west of the 405 ... center within Southern California. The new LAX center is located ... 90045. , The new Healthpointe LAX office ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... 2014 - Despite US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations ... several of which may be ameliorated through technological approaches ... Langone Medical Center published online August 21, 2014 in ... JGIM ). , David Levine, MD, MA, a third ... NYU Langone, and colleagues found that compared to usual ...
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(Date:8/29/2014)... 29, 2014, 2 PM US Eastern Time)The current ... inject antibodies, commonly produced in animals, to neutralize ... from safety to difficulties in developing, producing and ... New research led by Charles Shoemaker, Ph.D., professor ... Health at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... cancer patients lacking knowledge about the disease have difficulty ... quality of care and long-term results, new research suggests. ... age of 63. All were newly diagnosed with localized ... associated with greater difficulty deciding which treatment to choose ... the study found. "For prostate cancer, there is ...
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(Date:8/29/2014)... little has been known about what genetic changes transform ... scientists, one of whom is a University of Montana ... genes controlling the development of the brain and the ... study was published Aug. 28 in Science ... online at http://www.sciencemag.org/ ., The domestication of animals ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... type and number of connections in transcription factor networks ... in a study published in PLOS Computational Biology ... assortativity signature contributes to a network,s resilience against mutations. ... out-out assortativity of TFN models has a greater effect ... types of assortativity," said Dov A. Pechenick, PhD, lead ...
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