Tag: "should" at medical news
A non-stick danger
...t three to four years, researchers estimated there should
be 100 to 120 parts per trillion in the water by the year 2020," says the study's lead author, David Ellis, from the University of Toronto. The heating also produces two other classes of environmentally-damaging chemicals: polyfluoro- and polychloro...
Doctors not to accept gifts from drug companies
... a limit of about $100 on such gifts and says they should
not include things like free trips, hotel accommod...e. "Any gifts accepted by physicians individually should
primarily entail a benefit to patients and should
not be of substantial value," the policy says. The...
Male infertility in relation to pesticide
... for infertility. The authors stress the findings should
be treated with caution because they involved a selected population of infertile men, from a productive farming region in Austria. But they say the dramatic nature of the observed changes in semen quality warrant further attention.// Among men seek...
What we can learn from dogs?
...e routinely among dogs now (just as your physician should
keep yours under observation if you are over 35). This has highlighted some differences between kidney function in dogs and humans that may lead to a better understanding of high blood pressure....
Wishes of unspoken patients
... an atmosphere of openness. Meanwhile, the patient should
find the confidence to speak up! These days, the doctor-patient relationship should
be a two-way process....
Stress response increases suicide risk
... It's a sign that stress symptoms of the PTSD type should
be taken very seriously, because thoughts of suicide are too often put into practice....
Mammography aided by computer
...for early breast cancer, the decision on diagnosis should
be accurate. Researchers at the Sloan-Kettering Cancer Research Centre are now using computer-aided detection (CAD) to help analyse lesions that a first exam cannot diagnose.// The radiologist makes the final decision, but each mammogram is read fi...
...aid men exposed to high levels of organic solvents should
take care to minimize their exposure, not only because of the reproductive effects but also because of the known adverse effects on the nervous system....
Tracing oesophagal cancer
...ymph glands. This will help select the glands that should
be removed. The research involved 40 people with oesophagal cancer - and in 90% of cases, the new diagnostic technique did indicate where the cancer had spread....
Drugs disrupt formation of blood vessels
...blood vessels in more than half the cases where it should
have occurred. All four drugs were effective, impairing growth by between 60% and 88%. Dr Hanahan said: "Our findings are encouraging about the potential value of angiogenesis inhibitors for treating cancer; we believe we can do even better."...
Is Obesity a risk factor?
... lose weight may not be necessary - they certainly should
not be prescribed weight loss drugs, which can worsen the condition. But it's different for coronary heart disease - here, overweight is still a risk factor that needs addressing....
UV Radiation induces Melanoma
... parents and doctors who see children, is that you should
take whatever steps are necessary to prevent sunburn in children. They should
wear hats, use sunscreen and avoid unnecessary exposure to sunlight." It is feared that this rapid...
...o the effects are short-lived and not serious. It should
not be taken by pregnant or lactating women, or people who have epilepsy or anorexia or are alcoholics....
Antidepressants increase gastric bleeding
...who had had a peptic ulcer. It's something doctors should
be aware of when treating depression in older patients....
Cannabis for pain
...xtract gives powerful relief for chronic pain, and should
be studied for future clinical use, a medical researcher has told a conference in Glasgow.Dr William Notcutt of the James Paget Hospital in Great Yarmouth, England, said the cannabis extract used in his study - applied as a spray under the tongue - w...
Cigerettes unsafe during pregnancy
...their baby. "Educating people on how their babies should
sleep has reduced SIDS deaths by 70 per cent since...re encouraged to quit, and that health care givers should
focus on the most effective interventions....
Hemochromatosis Patients' Blood is Safe
...ral infections than did other donors. This finding should
help guide future decisions on blood donations by these patients. If people with hemochromatosis qualify as donors then that could potentially have a significant impact on the national blood supply," said NHLBI Director Dr. Claude Lenfant. Current F...
Alternative therapies popular with Parkinson's patients
...with prescribed therapies. It's something patients should
reveal to the doctor, and something doctors should
ask about. There's also a need for more research into the effectiveness of CAM. For instance, vitami...
The new born nightmare
...stem. The researchers conclude that erythromycin should
be used with great precaution in a baby’s first four weeks of life. br>...
Emphysema surgery - unbeneficial
... be seen. In the meantime, it appears that surgery should
not be regarded as a universal solution for emphysema....
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