Tag: "physicians" at medical news
Antibiotics Dangerous for Diarrhoea in Children Caused by E.Coli
...result in kidney failure. Based on this new study, physicians
should avoid giving antibiotics to children with E. coli infections, principal author of the study Dr. Philip I. stated....
Feeling depressed? You may be at higher risk of STROKE
...stigation," Jonas said. "It is not appropriate for physicians
to screen for depression (at this time) because we don't know the exact relationship between stroke and depression." ( SOURCE: Psychosomatic Medicine 2000;62.)...
New Way to "See" Genes, Evaluate Effectiveness of Gene Therapies Discovered
...tially renders the body transparent and will allow physicians
to determine whether gene therapies reach targeted...on emission tomography (PET) scan. This will allow physicians
to locate the reporter genes paired with the gene therapy and establish a picture of the treatment a...
Consensus on "Combination Therapy" for Breast Cancer
...s become a more complex process for them and their physicians
due to a growing list of effective options."...
Startling Expose – Physicians Often Have No Regular Source Of Health Car
...niversities has revealed that more than a third of physicians
have no regular source of healthcare Dr. Cary P Gr...University is New Haven, Connecticut says, ‘ these physicians
without a regular source of health care are less likely than others to receive important preventive ...
HIV infected patients can travel safely abroad
... to travel because of, many reasons. Primarily the physicians
of these patients do not encourage them to travel....nts can safely travel abroad after informing their physicians
and after taking a few precautions. This way they can start living a near normal life and initiate a...
Cancer patients turning to Internet for information
... information about their disease. In this context physicians
need to be aware of various Internet medical sites...and diagnosis. Many others said they searched for physicians
"Make AIDS Therapy affordable" - Physicians demand
...ions General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS, physicians
demanded to bring down the cost of anti retroviral therapy that would cater the AIDS victims in developing countries. Dr. Anne-Valerie Kaninda, medical advisor for Doctors without borders (commonly known as Medicines Sans Frontieres, or MSF), MSF pr...
GlaxoSmithKline - Changes Lamictal(R) Label Appearance and Packaging
...ation(FDA) in an effort to educate pharmacists and physicians
about the potential for Lamictal dispensing errors. The container label change is a part of this effort.These efforts reinforce the importance of clear communication between physicians, phamacists and patients....
Surgery made simple
...s the risk as it has a dilation scale which allows physicians
to know accurately how big a hole they are making....
Detecting anomalies in heart rythm
...n has been tested in collaboration with practising physicians
at the major hospital in Ludwigshafen. Comparisons...ared with the fate of these patients. According to physicians
the results are very promising and effective....
Bayer Voluntarily Withdraws BAYCOL - A Drug Associated With 50 Deaths
...t said patients taking Baycol should consult their physicians
about switching to another medication to control t...Baycol should discontinue Baycol and consult their physicians
about switching to alternate medications to control their cholesterol levels. ...
Doctor samples come under the ambit of advertisement
...ame in appropriate cases. But the expenditure on physicians
samples distributed to doctors by pharmaceutical companies is outside the scope of sub section (3A) of section 37 of the Act. Hence the supreme court of india has declared that the physician's samples distributed by pharmaceutical companies come unde...
Doctors not to accept gifts from drug companies
...they spend billions of dollars trying to influence physicians
prescribing behavior, and it works," said Dr. John...l Ethics. "We're attempting to not only re-educate physicians
but also the marketing forces," retaliated John Lantos. AMA policy suggests a limit of about $100 o...
Wishes of unspoken patients
...ress their requests feel less satisfied with their physicians
and find less improvement in their symptoms. A doc...oncerns before and after a physician visit. And 30 physicians
were asked to rate the visit itself. Nine per cent of patients reported there were requests they w...
Wake-up call for peripheral artery disease
...een within three months. // Unfortunately, say physicians
at Johns Hopkins University in the US, too few pat...ents with PAD are diagnosed and, even if they are, physicians
are not prescribing the walking treatment. Somehow patients have to be convinced that even though wa...
Physicians Consider Self-Prescribing Ethical
consider writing a prescription for themselves "et...of Minnesota, Duluth, surveyed 300 urban and rural physicians
to determine general attitudes towards self-prescription. An earlier study had indicated that about ...
Patients Pressure Would Result In Overprescription
...re often given as a result of subtle pressuring of physicians
by their patients. Physicians appear to be trying to maximize patient satisfaction by giving antibiotic-seeking patients what they want....
Too much coffee is too bad
...practical to determine each person’s VDR genotype, physicians
should recommend both adequate dietary calcium and moderate caffeine comsumption for their elderly patients. ...
Triglycerides Linked To Stroke Risk
...ased risk of stroke. The findings should encourage physicians
to pay closer attention to triglyceride levels.// More effective screening and detection of high blood triglycerides and treatments to modify this stroke risk factor could further reduce the stroke burdens. Doctors have learned that drugs that lowe...
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