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Patients often assume wrongly that they are allergic to penicillin

A team of researchers who reviewed medical literature on the accuracy of penicillin allergies has come out with a startling expose!!!! Nearly 80% of people who claim that they are allergic to penicillin actually are under the misconception that they are allergic to the drug. The res...

Diabetes and Depression often go hand-in-hand

...en noted for years. Dr. Lustman and his colleagues reviewed 42 studies on the link in order to more firmly establish how often the two illnesses occur together. The study shows that depression is a separate illness that frequently “co-occurs” with diabetes, and some research suggests depression often precede...

Generic drug costs remain shackled

...t. Under the European Directive the scheme must be reviewed within 12 months of its implementation. The maximum price scheme would remain in force until a decision had been made on how best to supply generic medicines cost-effectively to the NHS. A spokesperson for the British Generic Manufacturers Associat...

Music in link with epilepsy

... epileptic attacks.Professor John Jenkins, who has reviewed the international research on music therapy, said it was very probable that work by other musicians could also trigger the "Mozart Effect." Patients who had been exposed to 10 minutes of the music were then tested and just 10 minutes exposure improv...

Asprin aids in pregnancy

... pregnancy, say the researchers. The researchers reviewed more than 23 previous studies of more than 22,000 women to assess the benefits of anti-platelet drugs, of which low-dose aspirin is the most common. They found that women who had taken anti-platelet drugs had a 15% reduced risk of pre-eclampsia, an 8...

Lethal Heart Condition linked To Cocaine Use

... or even cause the aorta to rupture. Researchers reviewed hospital charts looking for cases of aortic dissection. They recorded information on cocaine use and coronary risk factors. Of the 38 cases found, 37 percent were related to cocaine use. Cocaine users were younger and all smoked cigarettes. Hyperte...

Heart Surgery Is Getting Safer for the Old

...theastern Healthcare in Illinois. The researchers reviewed the outcome of 80 patients aged 70 to 80 who had undergone elective open-heart surgery such as coronary artery bypass or valve replacement at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York City between a few ye...

Lactobacillus Supplements shorten the duration of diarrhoea

...diarrhoea in children by nearly a day. Researchers reviewed 11 international// studies that examined the effectiveness of a type of bacteria known as Lactobacillus for the treatment of diarrhoea in children, most of whom were younger than age 4 and were hospitalized. The Lactobacillus was generally given as a...

Inspiring positive life changes

... motivate them to change.Researchers in Texas have reviewed a number of studies on biomarkers indicators of health or disease status to see// if a knowledge of these can affect people's behaviour. They learned that if you reveal factors like carbon monoxide levels in blood - increased by smoking it does e...

Outcome of common medications

...ne the true side effects of beta-blockers. Doctors reviewed files of 35,000 patients in 15 clinical trials. They found no increased risk in depression but say there was a very small increase in fatigue and sexual dysfunction. The researchers conclude that the conventional wisdom that beta blocker therapy is ...

Stroke and Dementia - a ghastly association

... living activities. Researchers from Madrid, Spain reviewed data on more than 250 stroke patients who were admitted to a hospital for treatment. // They looked at medical history, neurological evaluation, and completed surveys. They identified 50 patients with dementia before they had a stroke and 72 cases w...

Eye colour is a component in cataract

...004 people aged 50 or above.// Five years on, they reviewed which, of the 2,224 still alive, had developed cataract. Anyone who lives long enough will experience cataract, as the proteins within the eye lens start to clump together, causing cloudiness. Cataract can severely impair vision and the only treatm...

Vacuum device increase breasts

...mmitment required, the researcher said. Although reviewed by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), BRAVA is not regulated by the agency. The ideal candidate for BRAVA would be an individual who does not have a full time job, or someone who begins to use the device immediately after work and is able to...

Advantages of Red Wine

... In addition to studying drinking habits, doctors reviewed nutrition data, smoking history, blood pressure, and physical activity levels. More studies will be done to further understand how all of these factors may influence heart health....

Stretching does not rule out soreness after exercise

...h stretching exercises are of little benefit. They reviewed five studies, covering 75 participants. Three studies looked at the effect of post-exercise stretching, while the other two evaluated stretching before starting exercise. The researchers concluded that stretching does not, after all, prevent injury...

Latest discovery on Autism

...and compared them to children without autism. They reviewed the children's medical histories, including when they had the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccination as well as if, and when, gastrointestinal problems may have started. Researchers report no connection between colic, food allergies or gastrointes...

Ideal therapy for warts

...ence on their worth has been lacking. Researchers reviewed studies available on warts in an attempt to determine which treatments were most advantageous. Their analysis, however, showed many of the studies contained poor methodology and reporting, making answers hard to determine. The best evidence in the c...

Advanced STD programs required

...d infections] and HIV. Eight of the interventions reviewed set out to reduce the incidence of STI. Of those, researchers determined only five were successful. These five included on-site individual counseling and HIV testing, mass communications regarding risk reduction, and multiple-component motivation and...

Quitting the smoking habit

... sessions in which the internal medicine residents reviewed the reasons for prescribing the antidepressants and followed up to see if people were complying with the treatment. Psychiatric residents conducted group sessions covering education on smoking cessation and helped participants develop a personal plan...

Stretching the muscles doesn't make them more resilient

...a. Herbert and his colleagues Michael Gabriel have reviewed the evidence on stretching.’ They found five publ...groups, says Best, including the elderly. All the reviewed studies were always on healthy young adults, such as students, army recruits and others.If the benef...

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