Tag: "severely" at medical news
Developmental, neurologic problems common in extremely preterm
...red with a population mean, 19% were classified as severely
disabled, while 11% were classified as having "oth...g to the investigators, and 23% were classified as severely
Fireworks can spell death for asthmatic children
...realize that fireworks are death sentences for the severely
asthmatic people and the worst affected are childr...n and asthma treatment was effective but some were severely
hypoxic (starved of oxygen) that they were declared brain dead and life support withdrawn later. W...
Male infertility in relation to pesticide
...hen the process of sperm formation was shown to be severely
impaired among pesticide manufacturers and agricultural workers. ...
Supply of Radiopharmaceuticals Hampered by Attacks
...ted States was put on hold for several days, which severely
affected the production and distribution of radiopharmaceuticals. Most radiopharmaceuticals are shipped via air due to their specific nature. These products are either radioactive themselves or they are pharmaceuticals with a radioactive component, ...
Health at heights
...ven the nature of their challenge. Exhaustion can severely
impair performance, and is caused by insomnia, ill... more than the cold to contend with - they will be severely
deprived of oxygen due to the lower concentrations at altitude. However, the body requires the same ...
Blood transfusions beneficial after heart attacks
...ansfusions. The risk falls by two-thirds among the severely
anemic. Anemia is common among the elderly, and doctors routinely check for it. But there is no consensus about how to use the information, and willingness to give transfusions after heart attacks varies widely among doctors....
Risk Of Developing Arthritis
...hat leads to arthritis in later life.// People who severely
damage the cartilage in their joints in their 20s and 30s are at greater risk of developing osteoarthritis, particularly in the knee, when they get older. The Arthritis Research Campaign says that sports injuries can lead unnecessarily to osteoarthri...
FDA Approves New Anti-Clotting Drug
...eeding. Arixtra is not to be used in patients with severely
impaired kidney function or in patients who weigh less than 110 pounds, because they may have an increased risk for serious bleeding. Elderly patients also may be more likely to experience serious bleeding complications. In addition, the labeling f...
Enzyme stimulates growth of adult stem cells
...elatively rare and secluded in the body, which has severely
hampered attempts to investigate their use in trea...esearchers treated the mice with chemotherapy that severely
damaged bone marrow, 72% died, while all of the mice that still produced MMP9 survived because they ...
Gene researchers make Malaria-resistant mosquito
...ngineering techniques to develop mosquitoes with a severely
impaired ability to transmit malaria--at least to mice, new study findings show. The research is a "first step in the right direction" towards combating malaria in humans, study author Dr. Marcelo Jacobs-Lorena, of Case Western Reserve University in ...
Bone marrow transplants for limbs
...heral arterial disease, circulation in the legs is severely
restricted because the arteries are narrowed. //The result is pain and disability. In severe cases, the limb may even need amputation to avoid gangrene and death. Researchers in Osaka, Japan, have found that injecting cells from a patient's own bon...
Eye colour is a component in cataract
...clump together, causing cloudiness. Cataract can severely
impair vision and the only treatment is to remove the faulty lens and insert an implant. In this study, people who had brown eyes turned out to be 70 per cent more likely to develop a cataract than those with blue eyes. What is more, the brown-eyed p...
Ways to counter radiation effects with new molecule discovery
...he body, which both repairs the damage and induces severely
damaged cells to destroy themselves. The molecule called MDC1, which initiates this protection mechanism, was discovered by researchers at the Institute of Cancer and Developmental// Biology, Cambridge. MDC1 is believed to play a key role in protecti...
SARS: India's drugs in demand
... has increased demand for macrolides, resulting in severely
affected countries like China approaching the Indian pharmaceutical companies for additional supplies. Macrolides are a family of antibiotics that treat a wide range of bacterial infections. While doctors are still battling with the exact cure for SA...
Avoid travel to Toronto - WHO
...for the world to manage the SARS epidemic has been severely
tarnished. Toronto area had 136 probable cases with more than 40 percent rise in the last two weeks. A forecast by J. P. Securities Canada estimated that the epidemic in Toronto would cost the country US$30 million a day. Several health officials a...
World SARS-free within weeks
...nesses. Hong Kong and China, which were the most severely
affected, were given the all-clear by WHO this month and Taiwan and Toronto, Canada, are expected to follow soon. "If these two countries have no reintroduction or no new cases then by the first week of July all countries should be off the list and...
Downside of Diets in Children
...iate; however, young people and adults who are not severely
overweight need to be encouraged to adopt a modest and therefore sustainable weight control strategy that includes physical activity and does not require severe restriction of total calories....
China says patient may have SARS
... (SARS), sending ripples through a region that was severely
affected by the mystery virus last year. The WHO, which is working closely with Chinese authorities, said it could not confirm the finding, as details of the Guangdong tests had not been shared with the WHO. Earlier this week, Guangdong health bure...
Women Worse Affected By Chronic Cough
...st research shows chronic cough affects women more severely
than men and greatly impacts their quality of life. // Researchers from the University of Massachusetts Medical School, analyzed data from 116 women and 56 men seeking medical attention for chronic cough and a control group of 31 men and women smok...
Laser Surgery for Allergy
... nose that made it hard for her to breathe."I was severely
congested. Had a lot of pressure, in my head, nose runny, eyes -- runny and itchy." McFarlane who was treated by the laser technique is pleased and she says, "I have not had a single sinus infection since I had the laser turbinate surgery, so it's ...
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