Tag: "repeat" at medical news
Virus Level could Predict Cervical Cancer Risk
... of the virus could be safely monitored by regular repeat
testing, rather than being referred directly to a gynecologist,'...
Laboratory Testing Can Identify Risk of Pre-Term Labor and
...reading may be advised to continue with additional repeat
follow-ups, with a repeat
of the test if the patient becomes symptomatic....
Need for Colon cancer screening
...researchers feel that people need to follow-up and repeat
testing to be sure they have caught a cancer in time. The problem was worse for people over 60, as they are more likely to develop a cancer in the upper colon where it could more easily be missed. The researchers suggest that older people should be...
Meditation relieves stress
...sponded to this follow-up. It is also important to repeat
the study with a control group (who do not do the meditation) to confirm that this is not just a placebo effect....
Coffee enhances memory
...ing. According to researchers, the next step is to repeat
these experiments with brain scanning, to find out what effect caffeine really has on brain function and blood flow....
Drugs may fog memory
...n drifted off in the middle of sentences and would repeat
a joke or story they had told already.The drug cannabis people used,// the more they abated in their everyday memory, scientists conclude. The findings come from one of the largest studies carried out into the impact of recreational drugs on psycho...
Statins reduce risks for angioplasty patients
...s. Some patients suffer heart attacks, others need repeat
angioplasty or bypass surgery. A new study, involving 1,456 patients in 12 countries, has found that cholesterol-lowering drugs could reduce the risk of these complications by 30%, compared with patients taking a placebo. The risk reduced by 40% in ...
Demand for universal flu vaccination
... special flu clinics and use 'standing orders' for repeat
vaccination in doctors' offices, he says. Not only should we prepare for the next flu pandemic, but there's the ugly possibility of facing bioweapons consisting of the flu virus, which could devastate whole communities....
Comparing heart disease treatments
...c event - that is, death, heart attack or need for repeat
stenting. Only 12 per cent in the bypass group experienced a major cardiac event. The difference was mainly due to the artery being re-blocked more often after stenting. The death and heart attack rates were similar in both groups. Bypass surgery w...
Combating insomnia with warm feet
...e booties for a week and then, after a break, will repeat
the measurement procedures with unwarmed booties as a comparison control. The protocol has been tested and researchers at UIC are now recruiting more subjects for the study....
New and unique treatment for Psoriasis patients
...e not restricting the number of times patients can repeat
Amevive therapy when their psoriasis recurs, has warned that the effects of the drug on developing fetus is not yet known....
Stronger Backing for Drug-Coated Stents
... stents effectively combat death, heart attack and repeat
procedures in the real world.// A new study from...ercent of patients with bare metal stents required repeat
procedures to correct renarrowing of the artery. Lead investigator Patrick W. Serruys, M.D., Ph.D.,...
Oral Medication Effective In Combating Eye Infection
...us. Most people who get the infection will have repeat
infections. The recurrence rate is about 20 percent within two years, 40 percent within five years, and 67 percent within seven years. Acyclovir, which is taken by mouth, has been shown to be effective in reducing the recurrence among people with t...
Drug-Coated Stents – Proven to be More Effectiv
... stents effectively combat death, heart attack and repeat
procedures .A recent study done takes a closer loo...ercent of patients with bare metal stents required repeat
procedures to correct renarrowing of the artery. It was found that the reduction of re-intervention...
Cancer Drug Opens Arteries
...e incidence of restenosis, or patients requiring a repeat
procedure in the same target vessel, was reduced to less than 5 percent." Doctors say that means many more patients should be able to bypass bypass surgery. That's good news for Bailey. He says, "Well, I hope to be back to normal and just go" -- as...
Early Detection of Prostate Cancer
... by biopsy, saving patients the fear and stress of repeat
procedures thus enabling doctors to treat the disease sooner . The researchers compared non-diseased tissue samples to tissue samples from men with prostate cancer who initially tested negative for the disease. When they examined the initial negativ...
Alcohol Consumption After Heart Surgery Questioned
...lcohol. They were also half as likely to require a repeat
angioplasty.Results also showed patients with diab...s of alcohol intake, were more likely to require a repeat
angioplasty than those who drank less than 50 grams of alcohol a week. Thus researchers say their f...
Circadian Rhythm Could Determine Lung Function
...dian rhythms, the body's biological processes that repeat
in 24-hour cycles , can significantly impact lung function and help determine peak times to exercise // or receive medical treatments . During the study changes in lung function between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m were examined. Results from the five-ye...
Vaginal Birth After C-section Dangerous For Both Mother And Baby
...fants, with two deaths. None of the infants in the repeat
C-section group were affected by this condition. In conclusion researchers say though the magnitude of risk for serious complication is small, women who have had a previous cesarean section and who are considering choices for childbirth should be aw...
Language Delays May Not Be Normal In Children
...ng the language. Children with language delays may repeat
words but not understand them. Language delays also encompass children from different cultural environments who may be slow to acquire use of any particular language. Researchers said there are many milestones to check off to ensure a child's langua...
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