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White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications

...lood cell count is too low, potentially leading to poorer outcomes, she added. "Patients taking a drug known as granulocyte colony-stimulating factor early in their chemotherapy were about half as likely to develop dangerously low white blood cell counts with fever, and half as likely to die from infection...

Singapore Dengue Cases Return to Epidemic Level

... cities. Dengue is traditionally associated with poorer tropical countries. The disease leads to a sudden onset of fever with severe headaches, muscle and joint pains, and rashes....

Dengue Surge in Singapore, Man Prosecuted for Breeding Mosquitoes

...cape the fury of dengue, generally associated with poorer tropical countries. The disease had killed 25 people and infected thousands in 2005. This year too the country is witnessing some virulent outbreak. Health Minister Khaw Boon Wan said based on the data in the last few weeks, the situation did not...

Irish Outsourcing of Smear Test may Result in Cervical Cancer Being Undetected

...ignificantly, the report concluded that women from poorer social and economic backgrounds were more likely to have abnormal smear results. The annual report also reveals more medical card patients were referred to hospital for colposcopy with abnormal smears than private patients in 2006. A HSE statement...

Discourage Less Educated Women from Conceiving , Says New Zealand Academic

...s New Zealand's, those who remained uneducated had poorer genetic material in terms of IQ. Over time poorer genes would take their toll, leading to a "decay" in genetic quality. "If you imagine this as a lo...

Clamor for Catheter-based Ablation Increasing Among Heart Patients in US

...le restrictions for patients on blood thinners and poorer outcomes. They also note the drugs that are used as the first type of treatment are prescribed off label because, in the absence of adequate clinical tests, they have not gained approval for atrial fibrillation. Developed for other heart problems,...

Erection Drugs Don't Boost Men's Self-esteem

...found that while those with erectile problems have poorer esteem, a weaker sense of masculinity and lower personal satisfaction. Of these 400 men had erectile dysfunction (ED), including half who had tried drug treatment, and another 250 men with normal sexual function. However, there was no difference ...

Afro- American Women Have More Aggressive Breast Cancer

...cer tumour types that are more aggressive and have poorer prognoses. The findings, the researchers say, are ...characteristics that predicted worse prognoses and poorer outcomes. When all stages of breast cancer in the Jefferson patients were analyzed, the results sh...

Delay in Cancer Diagnosis for Children

...sis for delays in diagnosis. The others reported poorer prognosis the longer the delay. This finding could, the authors surmise, could be that aggressive disease presents early and therefore, at more treatable stages. This review clearly underscores the significant gap in our understanding of childhood c...

Singapore Dengue Fever Cases Hit Year's Peak

...leanest. Dengue is traditionally associated with poorer tropical countries. The disease leads to a sudden onset of fever with severe headaches, muscle and joint pains, and rashes....

Dengue Deaths in Cambodia This Year Exceed 2006 Toll

...he mosquito-borne virus is usually associated with poorer tropical countries. The disease leads to a sudden onset of fever with severe headaches, muscle and joint pains, and rashes....

Poor Short Term Recovery from Knee Surgery in Women

Women and arthritis sufferers have poorer short-term recovery from arthroscopic knee surgery...rom the same surgery. We found that women showed poorer short-term recovery than men in the first year following arthroscopic meniscal tear removal surgery,...

Dengue Fever in Singapore Likely to Increase: Minister

...ted mosquitoes -- is traditionally associated with poorer tropical countries. Infection leads to a sudden onset of fever with severe headaches, muscle and joint pains, and rashes....

Child Health Key Focus Among Muslim Nations

...ns and urged members to share resources and ensure poorer Muslim countries receive vaccines and antiviral drugs. Indonesia is the worst hit from the deadly H5N1 virus, recording 80 deaths so far since bird flu broke out two years ago in all but two of its 33 provinces. The declaration will be adopted at t...

Smokers Blow Their Infants Health into Thin Air

...t most of the babies affected by smoking come from poorer homes. 'Babies affected by smoke tend to come from poorer homes, which may have smaller rooms and inadequate heating,' the study authors wrote. 'Higher cotini...

Dengue Cases in Singapore Crosses Alarming Levels

... were infected. Dengue is normally associated with poorer tropical countries. The disease is manifested by a sudden onset of fever with severe headaches, muscle and joint pains, and rashes....

Climate Change Poses Maximum Threat to Public Life in Developing Countries

...mic development and the concurrent urbanization of poorer countries mean that developing-country cities will be both vulnerable to health hazards from climate change and, simultaneously, an increasing contributor to the problem," the study, Climate Change and Developing-Country Cities, said. Focussing on ...

Southern England Far Healthier Than the North

...y individuals in the region continue to experience poorer health it will prompt people to take action to improve health for everyone in the North West. "There are many factors that influence our wellbeing and quality of life. Health services play an important part for some health problems; however, there ...

Smoking Hampers Alcoholics' Neurocognitive Recovery During Abstinence

... shown that chronically smoking alcoholics display poorer performance in several areas of cognitive functioning than non-smokers when they are still actively drinking or after a short period of sobriety. However, it was unknown if non-smoking alcoholics and alcoholics who continued to smoke during abstin...

Children With Chronic Illness Die in Hospitals

...ss worrisome than if the disparities are linked to poorer economic or social resources, or to reduced access to health care services and medical technology. Feudtner concludes that the findings of the study underscore that much remains to be learned and accomplished in the field: We clearly need more rese...

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