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One in Three Heart Attack Patients Have No Chest Pains

... examined symptoms in more than 400,000 people who were treated for heart attacks in U.S. hospitals from 1...998. It found that patients who had no chest pains were more likely to have delays in treatment and were less likely to receive lifesaving therapies such as...

Cancer Doctors Okays Controversial Prostate Therapy

...state cancer still needed to mature before doctors were willing to consider it in the guidelines....

Low Cholesterol Linked to Severe Depression and Violent Behavior in Men

...ws that men with relatively low cholesterol levels were up to seven times more likely to report symptoms o...s, she found that a lot of people taking the drugs were dying of causes unrelated to cardiovascular system. Another researcher added that, "A lot of them s...

Epileptic Seizures Can Be Duec to Heart Problem

...had been diagnosed with epilepsy. Even though most were taking one or more epilepsy drugs, about half of the patients were still having seizures or other symptoms. Some had relatively unusual symptoms for epileptics--such a...

Amphetamines Help Recovery of Stroke Patients

...ss of blood and oxygen to the brain. Amphetamines were given to 30 stroke patients who lost their ability to speak. Dr.D.Hal Unwin told that while they don't know for sure until the results are finalized, "It looks like it works". He also says it is known from previous studies that people learn better on...

Lean Protein Could Be Key to Obesity Drugs

...tabolism.In what is every dieter's dream, the mice were able to eat more than normal mice but still weigh less. "Extra UCP3 increases metabolic rate. The effect it has is to increase fat combustion, so the animals are burning more fat," Dr John Clapham, of SmithKline Beecham, said."They eat more because...

Developmental, neurologic problems common in extremely preterm infants

...ks or earlier in the UK and Ireland. Of these, 283 were assessed for neurologic function Based on their lo...pment Indexes compared with a population mean, 19% were classified as severely disabled, while 11% were classified as having "other disability." In addition...

Thyroid hormone treatment hastens recovery after cardiac surgery

...nical trial published in The Lancet. The effects were greatest in the patients who underwent long and di...ial of 40 children, ages 2 days to 10.4 years, who were scheduled for surgery to repair congenital heart defects. Patients were treated intravenously with e...

Serum Progesterone Helps Stratify Ectopic Pregnancy Risk

... with abdominal pain or vaginal bleeding. Patients were monitored until intrauterine or ectopic pregnancy ... confirmed. Follow-up showed that, altogether, 61% were viable intrauterine pregnancies, 32% were nonviable intrauterine pregnancies and 7.3% were ectopic p...

Homeopathic preparation better than placebo in perennial allergic

...nts with perennial allergic rhinitis. The subjects were randomized to receive either 30cc of a homeopathic preparation of principal inhalent allergen or placebo. In the third and fourth week after the start of treatment, the group compared changes in nasal inspiratory peak flow and visual symptom analogue...

Drug May Make Breathing Easier for Millions

...the best current treatment, researchers said. They were addressing scientists at the World Congress on Lung Health recently. The inhaled drug, Spiriva, could be available by the year 2002. And if it turns out to be as good as it looks right now, it could improve the quality of life for nearly half of the...

Transdermal HRT not cardioprotective in postmenopausal women with CAD

...rone--or no hormone replacement therapy. The women were followed for 4 years. Overall, 134 women received ...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 an increased...

El Ni?o cycles linked to cholera outbreaks

...nt El Ni?o Southern Oscillation (ENSO) events that were mediated by increased sea-surface temperatures and...ks in cholera incidence at the Bangladesh hospital were found to occur every 3.7 years -- exactly the same frequency as of ENSO events between 1980 and 1998...

Long-Term Survival can be Predicted by a Simple Lung Test

...ered data to determine whether or not participants were still living and if not, they examined medical rec...red that same ratio for women. The study results were adjusted for risk factors for heart disease. Holger J. SchUnemann, M.D., from the State University ...

Transdermal HRT not cardioprotective in postmenopausal women with Coronary Artery Disease

...rone--or no hormone replacement therapy. The women were followed for 4 years. Overall, 134 women received ...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 an increased...

Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma

...eating asthma, their long term effects in children were not clear, and questions have been raised about th...though data on their long term effects in children were limited. Said Lenfant, " CAMP provides scientific evidence regarding the long term effectiveness and...

Cancers of Colon & Rectum linked to Cigarette Smoking

... from colon cancer than non-smokers did. Women who were current smokers faced a 43% higher risk, according to the report in the December 6th issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Although the risk of rectal cancer death was also elevated in smokers,the risk was slightly lower than that f...

White Cells Count Can Predict Heart Attack Death Risk

...y about half of the patients in the top 25 percent were at the top of that normal range and half were higher." Bhatt, presented the study detailing his finding at the American Heart Association meeting...

International community warns India on HIV situation

... over the world the main cause of the HIV disaster were the denial, complacency and failure of the political leadership of the countries. Just celebrating AIDS Day will not suffice .It is the eradication of the disease that we have to celebrate. Its time we all pull our socks up!!!!!!!!!...

What happens when Medications go wrong?

...ulin and the anticoagulants heparin and warfarin — were most often linked to medication errors during the ...shocked when it was revealed that unwitting public were used as experimental lab animals when toxic cancer treatment were administered to them regularly and...

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(Date:7/9/2014)... JOLLA-The ability to switch out one gene for another ... crossed from science fiction to reality within this decade. ... both promise--the hope of fixing disease-causing genes in humans, ... Salk scientists have put one of those concerns to ... the overall occurrence of mutations in the cells. The ...
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