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Diabetics Risking Health by Using Alternative Medications Without Consultation

...nts and herbal medicines without discussing their pros and cons with the health professionals managing their conventional treatment. Annie Chang, a doctorate candidate in Griffith's School of Nursing, says that though some complementary and alternative therapies may benefit patients, they can also hav...

The Queen Of All Contraceptives Released

...e said. Suddenly, news articles are weighing the pros and cons of the monthly cycles. Yet, history shows that such debates are, well, cyclical. In the 1870s and 1880s, when Americans were debating the value of higher education for women, a flurry of research asserted that womens cycling constitutions ma...

Physical Activity can Be Increased by a Motivating Mail

...nal readiness for physical activity, balancing the pros vs. cons of activity, and developing strategies for becoming and remaining physically active, said Melissa Napolitano, Ph.D,. Both programs offer a cost-effective way to promote healthy behaviors, such as exercise, Napolitano said. Feedback, whet...

Long-term Oral Steroid Therapy Decreases Lymphoma Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis

... were taken for less than a two-year period. The pros and cons of corticosteroid treatment in rheumatoid arthritis have been a subject of much debate and long term steroid treatment is often limited as a result of concerns about various side effects, Study author Dr Eva Baecklund of Uppsala University H...

Viagra Can Create Relationship Problems as Well as Solve Them

...s, including medications, affect sexuality ? the pros and cons of treatments for common sexual problems ? the role of sex therapy and what to expect ? how to use self-help strategies and put the fun back into sex. Source-Newswise SR...

Autism Affects Half a Million Australians -Survey Reveals Startling Facts

...hods of diagnoses and treatment of autism, and the pros and cons of each. The report is due to be presented at a national autism conference on autism, on March 15, by lead author Perth pediatrician Dr. John Wray. He has called for more data collection on the subject in order to tackle the issue effecti...

Reactions to 'false-positive' Prostate Cancer Screenings Assessed

...phasizes the importance of doctors' discussing the pros and cons of prostate cancer screening with patient...ily history of the disease. "Men can discuss the pros and cons of getting a PSA test with their doctors. However, once a man decides to go ahead and get a...

Prostate Cancer Therapy may Increase Risk of Death in Older Patients

...ould be advisable for an oncologist to discuss the pros and cons of ADT treatment with him before proceeding on a course of treatment." Source-Eurekalert...

Benefits of ADT Against Risk of Heart Ailments

...ould be advisable for an oncologist to discuss the pros and cons of ADT treatment with him before proceeding on a course of treatment." Source-Eurekalert PRI...

Counseling Helps Young Women Cut Drinking, Improve Contraception Use

...abits. During the sessions, the women examined the pros and cons of their behavior. The women were also linked to medical services to obtain birth control, if they were interested. The research team assessed the women after the motivational interviewing sessions ended. Overall, significantly more women ...

Isotretinoin Drug May Cause Severe Birth Defects

...getting pregnant? The debate article considers the pros and cons of a new Internet-based system, called iPLEDGE (www.ipledgeprogram.com), which tries to ensure that the drug is dispensed only when there is documentary proof that the patient is not pregnant and is using two forms of birth control. Source-...

New chemo combination to fight breast cancer better

... to decide upon choice of treatment based on the pros and cons each therapy offers. MST...

Tilt the Scales in Your Favor by Simply Weighing Yourself Everyday!

...weight control programmes. And while you weigh the pros and cons of such a move, let us give you the background story of why the most famous ‘don’t’ of almost all weight loss programmes stands challenged. This study which can be found in detail in the New England Journal of Medicine, with the title ‘Stu...

Investigating Alternatives for Childhood Depression

... recommends that medical practitioners discuss the pros and cons of CAM treatments with the patient or guardian to help them make an informed decision. “Given that antidepressant medication is not recommended as a first line treatment for children and adolescents with mild to moderate depression … there...

Drug Advertising needs to be Limited

...e the opportunity to become better educated on the pros and cons of prescription drug uses before prescribing them, and will be better able to determine when they are best suited for their patients' medical needs.' A drug industry group has said that it shared the AMA's goal of educating the public whic...

Gap Exists between Medical School Teaching and Physician’s Practic

...ethod. ‘Ideally a physician should be aware of the pros and cons of all available types of family planning so that she or he is able help a patient chose the method that is best for her needs,’ said Dr. Jennings, who is the director of Georgetown University's Institute for Reproductive Health. ‘An importa...

Misplaced Bravado: A Career In Surgery Eludes Women?

...cal surgery that inhibits free-flowing analysis of pros // , while accentuating the cons, that invariably steers them to opt out of surgery. There has always been an overriding influence of surgery as a career choice among men, nicknamed as "old boys' club", which also implies possession of the ‘right sur...

Big Brands Ensure Lasting Influences In Dietary Choices.

...ge of popular press coverage in recent years about pros and cons of following the Dietary Guideline recommendations, consumer surveys continue to report that taste still trumps all other rationales in motivating food purchases by catering to our strong liking for sweets, fats and oils, and salt. Mega-bran...

Shock Wave Therapy Increase The Risk Of Diabetes

...y stone patients and their physicians to weigh the pros and cons of shock wave treatment according to individual situations. “It’s a trade-off about whether the risks are worth taking,” he says. “We’re assuming doing nothing is not the right thing to do for patients. You have to look at it in terms of tre...

Simplest therapeutic regimen found less effective against HIV

...ct the broad choice in AIDS treatment, listing the pros and cons for each, while suggesting that doctors and patients pick a regimen that best fits their needs. While at present there are more than 20 HIV drugs that fall under four broad categories, with an almost infinite number of combinations, the be...

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