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Thyroid hormone treatment hastens recovery after cardiac 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 trauma or surgery or during a critical illness, thyroid h...

Antioxidants protect health tissue in people undergoing radiation therapy.

... could be used to protect healthy tissue in people undergoing radiation therapy....

Breast cancer treatment to be determined by gene test

...re more willing to take up the painful decision of undergoing a mastectomy more cheerfully....

Antidepressants come in handy for patients on treatment for hepatitis, cancers and multiple sclerosis

...er ways. Study participants who took Paxil before undergoing 12 weeks of interferon treatment reported less pain and fewer instances of gastric irritations. They also reported less confusion or memory problems and slightly less fatigue than people who didn’t get the antidepressants...

Hormone replacement Therapy a headache

Researchers from Sweden warn women undergoing hormone replacement therapy against the risk of uterus cancer. Hormone Replacement Therapy is advised for women to reduce menopausal side effects like hot flushes and night sweats, and to protect them from osteoporosis and heart disease.// Resear...

Supplement helps cardiac surgery

...rt immunity in elderly, frail and patients at risk undergoing heart surgery. After every operation, rate of infe...ement which enhances the immune system in patients undergoing surgery.// A group of 50 patients who had either a weak heart, over 70, or scheduled for mitral-va...

Prescription Drug - Helps People Stop Smoking

... gain among some study participants. The patient undergoing this treatment will also require counselling from time to time. While the framework for guiding a patient through the treatment protocol is well established, the exact duration of the treatment needs to be individualized. Smoquit will be backed by an...

Acupuncture provides relief

...ervous system.// The study compared 157 patients undergoing five treatments over a three week period of either...ol when the trial was designed because the patient undergoing treatment still thinks of themselves as receiving a valid form of acupuncture treatment. But the sm...

Voice may be improved by surgery

...US looked at the voice characteristics of patients undergoing surgery. They found that vowels were unaltered, as were most consonants save for 'm' and 'n' which became less 'nasal'. The subjects themselves felt their voice was unchanged. But you don't hear your own voice as others do. Friends and relatives tho...

New spray gel heals surgical wounds

.../ The spray, made from polyethylene glycol, is now undergoing clinical trials in Germany and France as well as the US. The gel is made up of two liquids which, when sprayed together, solidify to form a bright blue material which breaks down gradually over about a week. The company which has developed the gel, C...

Detecting brain aneurysms

...Glasgow, Scotland, studied a group of 114 patients undergoing the standard method for detecting aneurysm and also tried a number of non-invasive techniques for comparison. They found if they used all three available tests together, the non-invasive methods gave excellent diagnostic results - unless the aneurysm...

Acupuncture can ease cancer

...he extreme sickness experienced by cancer patients undergoing high-dose chemotherapy could be eased by electroacupuncture. Nausea and vomiting caused by the powerful drugs used to fight cancer can prove extremely debilitating for patients. Doctors offer an arsenal of various anti-emetic drugs to lessen the re...

FDA approves surgical gel

...gel that promises less internal scarring for women undergoing certain surgeries. The FDA had initially rejected Lifecore Biomedical Inc.'s Intergel, which promises to reduce internal scarring from certain gynecologic operations. // The gel, formally named Gynecare Intergel Adhesion Prevention Solution, is int...

How do patients benefit of clinical trials

Many patients undergoing trials of new cancer treatments do not realise that future patients are more likely to benefit than themselves.There can be no progress in treating cancer - or any other disease - unless there are clinical trials. Henceforth what do patients expect f...

FDA issues warning for Droperidol

...en used to treat the nausea many people feel after undergoing anesthesia. Droperidol has long carried a warning that it could cause sudden cardiac death at high doses in patients at risk of irregular heartbeats.// But the new warning says even standard low doses of droperidol can be dangerous, and thus doctors...

Vaginosis increases risk of miscarriage

...pregnant women. The researchers studied 850 women undergoing in vitro fertilisation (IVF) in Leeds. These women conceived at the same rate as women with normal vaginal bacteria. However, 29% of those with the infection subsequently miscarried, compared to only 18% of women who were free of infection. Dr Janet...

Older Men Surviving Coronary Bypasses

The survival rate for older men undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery is rising, even though more patients than ever are undergoing the procedure.// Coronary artery bypass surgery uses a blood vessel from another part of the body to...

Cure for osteoporosis in prostate cancer patients

...n be prevented in prostate cancer patients who are undergoing androgen deprivation therapy by administering dosages of diethylstilbesterol. The researchers at the New York Cornell Medical Center say this non steroidal synthetic oestrogen should be considered as a monotherapy in men who require long-term antiand...

Obesity a global problem

...lised countries, as well as certain Western groups undergoing rapid socioeconomic changes. Researcher Marquisa La Velle, of the University of Rhode Island, has studied changing health patterns in South Africa and Australia. She says the findings show obesity has become a global problem....

Northfield Labs Receives FDA Comments

...ts product, PolyHeme, is the only blood substitute undergoing clinical trials that has been tested at large enough dosages to be considered a substitute for acute blood loss in trauma and surgical settings. As a result of the process used to manufacture the blood substitute, essentially a solution of polymerize...

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