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Thyroid hormone treatment hastens recovery after cardiac surgery

Thyroid hormone treatment after surgery requiring heart bypass speeds recovery in children undergoing correction of congenital heart defects, according to a clinical trial published in The Lancet. The effects were greatest in the patients who underwent long and difficult surgeries. Following traum...

Transdermal HRT not cardioprotective in postmenopausal women with CAD

...cal difference in the incidence of unstable angina requiring hospitalization, MI or premature death from heart disease in women receiving HRT and women not receiving the therapy. Respectively, the average event rates were 15.6 and 12.6 per 100 patient-years. Results from the PHASE study also seem to indicate a...

Transdermal HRT not cardioprotective in postmenopausal women with Coronary Artery Disease

...cal difference in the incidence of unstable angina requiring hospitalization, MI or premature death from heart disease in women receiving HRT and women not receiving the therapy. Respectively, the average event rates were 15.6 and 12.6 per 100 patient-years. Results from the PHASE study also seem to indicate a...

Watch your weight when pregnant

...o her chances of having a Cesarean section. Women requiring the surgery were an average weight of 191 pounds and had an average BMI of 53, while women who delivered vaginally weighed an average of 182 pounds and had an average BMI of 31. The researchers also found that the number of women who needed a C-sect...

Fifth US Patient Receives Artificial Heart

...or, the patient is experiencing pulmonary distress requiring external oxygenation support. We are working to resolve that problem, so that he can begin his rehabilitation," the surgeon said....

A new treatment for liver cancer

...atient that TheraSphere is an outpatient treatment requiring no surgery. Given that fewer than 10 per cent are suitable for conventional cancer surgery because of the nature of their tumours, the TheraSphere offers them the first real hope of survival....

FDA Imposes New Restrictions On Roche's Accutane

...he FDA said that the new restrictions will include requiring women to take a pregnancy test every month to prove that they are not pregnant as well as to sign a consent form, showing that they are aware of the potential risks. The FDA added that pharmacists would now be restricted to dispensing a one-month sup...

Dangerous food bacteria

...lmonella and other bacteria, have recently started requiring domestic and foreign produce suppliers to be inspected by private firms....

Cholesterol Drug Helps After Angioplasty

...* A 22 percent reduction in death, heart attack or requiring another heart procedure, either open heart bypass surgery or another angioplasty. * Diabetic patients on fluvastatin experienced a 47 percent reduction in the risk of having a serious cardiac event. * Patients with atherosclerosis or disease in mor...

Obese women likey for Cesarean

...o her chances of having a Cesarean section. Women requiring the surgery were an average weight of 191 pounds and had an average BMI of 53, while women who delivered vaginally weighed an average of 182 pounds and had an average BMI of 31. The researchers also found that the number of women who needed a C-sect...

Microscopic lens monitors heart problems

...rteries tend to re-block, risking heart attack and requiring further treatment.// If changes in blood flow through the artery could be detected at an early stage, it's possible that such complications could be averted. Researchers at the University of Texas have developed a microscopic lens that can be insert...

Watch your weight when pregnant

...o her chances of having a Cesarean section. Women requiring the surgery were an average weight of 191 pounds and had an average BMI of 53, while women who delivered vaginally weighed an average of 182 pounds and had an average BMI of 31. The researchers also found that the number of women who needed a C-sect...

Guangdong health official says SARS can be prevented and treated

...uded ensuring proper air circulation in hospitals, requiring nurses and doctors to wear 12-14 layer gauze protective masks and disinfecting patient rooms three to four times a day. Hospitals that were well ventilated had fewer infections than others, he said. Treatments that have proven to be effective includ...

Teens' vitamin D deficiency an epidemic

...e diagnosed often have underlying chronic diseases requiring medication that can cause bone problems that bring them to the attention of specialists. Doctors say about half the youngsters referred to him turn out to be deficient in vitamin D, and in about a quarter of those cases, lifestyle habits contribut...

Easier Treatment for Blood Clot

...nt for a pulmonary embolism is intravenous heparin requiring the patient to be monitored and hospitalized. Researchers conducted a study to see if a daily injection of the drug fondaparinux would be effective for patients with a pulmonary embolism. The study included 2,213 patients who had a pulmonary embolis...

House heads for Medicare drug vote

...ked provisions that would establish a test project requiring the traditional Medicare fee-for-service program to compete with private plans in six metropolitan areas and one region of the country beginning in 2010. That proposal has also drawn criticism from conservative House Republicans, who say it doesn't g...

Exposure To Tobacco Smoke Can Lead To Sickle Cell Crisis

...g households have more frequent sickle cell crises requiring hospitalization than do those who live in nonsmoking households.They believe programs aimed at reducing secondhand smoke exposure among these children could help reduce morbidity from the disease. ...

Ultrasound Screening Could Improve The Outcome Of Critically ill Patients

...00 patients with assumed acute respiratory failure requiring mechanical ventilation. They assumed the patients received ventilation for seven days, as well as an intensive care unit stay of eight days, and an additional eight days in the hospital. After calculating the costs, researchers say the ultrasound str...

Cancer Drug Opens Arteries

...ur study, the 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 ...

The Beneficial Effect Of Red Wine

... 132 patients // with lung cancer and 187 patients requiring routine surgery between 1999 and 2000. The majority of the patients were men in their early 60s. Patients were asked about their diet, smoking habits, occupation, and the type and quantity of alcohol they drank each day. They were asked to specify if...

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