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Researchers Scale to assess the Severity of Epilepsy in Kids

...idence that the higher the frequency, the more the probability of intractability" she explains. Researchers also found that children who had "focal slowing" a particular abnormality on their electroencephalogram (EEG) tests, were also at increased risk for intractable epilepsy. These three factors would help th...

New point scale to ascertain the stroke recovery

...ain. "This allows us to be more certain about the probability of recovery, and to put a number on that probability," said Dr. Steven Warach, a neurologist at the NINDS. Dr. Warach and collegues did a study on 129 subjects. They have devised a 0-7 point scale to assess the severity of the stroke and thereby the...

Drugs to stop burgeon of HIV

...tage of multi-drug treatment is a reduction in the probability of a mutated virus escaping the treatment.The team has been working on the project for the past couple of years . ...

Evidence supporting H.pylori eradication

....pylori infections and reduced the six-month ulcer probability of 34 per cent found in the control group to 12 per cent in the NSAID-treated arthritis patients. Dr Francis Chan and colleagues recruited 100 arthritis patients who were receiving long-term NSAID treatment to participate in the investigation. The p...

Safeguarding anti-inflammatory users from ulcers

...r cent of the placebo group. After six months, the probability of ulcers in the antibiotic group was just 15 per cent, compared to 30 per cent in those on placebo. The study strongly suggests that clearing up H.pylori infection will make NSAID use a safer option for those who can benefit from these drugs....

Processed Meat, Diabetes connection Found

...ently ate processed meats had a 40 percent greater probability of developing type 2 diabetes than men who ate less of the food. According to Dr. Frank Hu, the study's senior author, people should reduce the frequency of eating processed meats. Hu said the big increase in risk for diabetes 2 came among those wh...

Flu Shots Best for Protection

... shot every year because vaccination decreases the probability of getting the flu and reduces the severity of illness. Flu shots can decrease the need for hospitalization by one-third and reduce mortality by half. Doctors also point out that anti-flu treatment only works if started within the first 48 hours afte...

Female Smokers More Prone To Lung Cancer

...gender and number of years smoking -- impacted the probability of developing lung cancer. To best determine who i...nd women screened. Researchers further studied the probability of cancer based on the size and texture of nodules in more than 1,000 participants who had at least ...

Understanding Lung Cancer Metastasis

...vels to the brain and central nervous system. The probability of developing brain cancer, for example, ranges up to 80 percent. Whether or not these brain metastases directly impact mortality from the disease, however, has been unclear. Researchers studied around 430 patients with SCLC. All underwent neurologic...

Radiation Therapy An Effective Solution For Recurrent Prostate Cancer

...the study also show the four-year progression-free probability for patients in the study was about 45 percent. Researchers say the clinical implications of their findings are that locally recurrent prostate cancer appears to be more common than previously reported, that it is frequently associated with aggress...

Women Smokers More Prone To Lung Cancer

...gender and number of years smoking -- impacted the probability of developing lung cancer. To best determine who i...nd women screened. Researchers further studied the probability of cancer based on the size and texture of nodules in more than 1,000 participants who had at least ...

Medication for Depression may cause suicidal tendencies

...searchers have found that there is almost a double probability of patients taking SSRIs of attempting to commit suicide than those under other forms of treatment. Contradictorily another study has suggested that there seem to be only evidence of attempted suicides and increase in self-harm due to SSRIs and the...

Soluble Ingredient Can Make Fatty Fast Foods Healthier

... which is a form of soluble cellulose, reduces the probability of developing insulin resistance. The ingredient identified as hydroxypropylmethylcellulose (HPMC) is quite a favorite among food and drug manufacturers, as the one that adds texture. The use of this ingredient as a healthy alternative is being inv...

Test to help detect Alzheimer's disease early

... with logistic regression to predict each person’s probability of impairment. The results showed that correspondence analysis scores could significantly predict early setting of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. The study is important as early detection of such diseases often can lead to early treat...

MRI screenings may be better to identify breast cancer

...ily history of breast cancer. They were tested for probability of incidence of BRCA1, BRCA2, or TP53 mutations that can lead to breast cancer. These women had undergone contrast enhanced MRI screenings and mammography for 2 to 7 years. Results of such intense screenings showed that contrast enhanced MRI screeni...

High-Dosage of Epirubicin and Cyclophosphamide may cause AML

...yclophosphamide (6300 mg/m), the 8-year cumulative probability of developing AML/MDS was 0.37%, compared with 4.97% of the 261 patients who received higher cumulative doses of both drugs. "In clinical practice, the described regimens have a strong benefit to risk ratio," the authors conclude, "and patients and ...

Will bicycling affect your sexual health?

...ead to erectile dysfunction. Perhaps it equals the probability of a smoker developing lung cancer in his lifetime. May be it is time to switch over to an alternative mode of transportation for approximately 57 million people / 27.3% of the population who are using the bicycle....

Leading Biotech Companies Are Interested In Acquisition Of Smaller Companies

...d does not give an optimal ratio between price and probability of success. Thus at Pfizer “We tend to go earlier because we have good productive tools, to be able to get to a decision point as quickly as possible”, says Martin Mackay, Sr. Vice President, Pfizer. This was the reasons behind acquisition of Idun Ph...

Heart Patients More At Risk Get Fewer Medicines

...es or algorithms that convey information regarding probability of poor outcomes could be applied to better identify such patients. Source: Newswise...

Pubertal development may predispose women to pain and other symptoms

...nt in girls. Rates of somatization, depression and probability of experiencing multiple pains also increased with..., pubertal development was related not only to the probability of experiencing specific pain conditions, but also to the probability of experiencing multiple pain ...

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