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Flu Shots Best for Protection

...-effective approach to handling the flu virus, but yearly flu shots are likely a better bet. // Researchers compared the outcomes and costs of several strategies for caring for older adults with the flu or a flu-like illness. The strategies reviewed included no testing or treatment, testing for flu before ...

Exposure to cigarette smoke when in the womb can lead to asthma

...f the research also suggests that a quarter of the yearly cases of incidence of asthma may be prevented if it is possible to restrict the exposure of the baby to the prenatal cigarette smoke. The researchers had began the study in 1985 and flowed up on the health records of the participants till 1996 durin...

Annual PSA screening reduces risk of prostate cancer deaths

...Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) reveal that yearly screening for prostate specific antigen (PSA) // significantly reduces the mortality associated with prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the second most prevalent type of cancer found in men after skin cancer. The prostate itself is a small gland i...

Importance Of Early Diagnosis And Treatment For Muscular Dystrophy Patients

...DNA analysis. Follow-up evaluations were scheduled yearly until the first abnormal echocardiogram indicative of DCM and quarterly thereafter. After the first abnormal echocardiogram, which occurred at 14-15 years, 31 boys were started on ACE inhibitor or beta blocker therapy. During the follow-up two patien...

Palliative care for chronic diseases

...only three years. The report found that there is a yearly increase in demand for palliative care to chronic sufferers to improve the quality of life. Source: Eurekalert....

Cheerleaders run high risk of injury-US study

...juries more than doubled during the said period. A yearly average of more than 16,000 U.S. cheerleaders aged 5-18 go to hospital emergency rooms with an injury, said study author Brenda Shields of Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Most of the injuries were sustained by girls aged 12 to 17, with 8 ou...

Cervical cancer screening to be increased in Arkansas

...diagnosis. Women above the age of 18 years require yearly Pap smear testing to help in diagnosis of early cervical cancer in its invasive state. Arkansas Health department as found from study reviews that cervical cancer as become one of the most important factor of deaths in women and in order to reduce ...

Severe stenosis may denote risk for secondary strokes

... stroke and this follow up in stroke patients with yearly testing for stenosis can diagnose the risk of developing second stroke and may help in providing better and intensive stroke treatment to these patients....

Prescription For Cancer Drugs Cost Dearer Than Life

...y the charity breast cancer care has revealed that yearly prescription cost for breast cancer patients ranged from £90 to many hundred pounds, with treatments continuing for 10 years. The situation is unimaginable for terminally ill patients who may be unemployed, and certainly unable to afford the treatmen...

Is Ignorance Really Bliss? – Cases of Breast Cancer in Me

...timan. // The Prof says that in the UK alone, the yearly statistics show that about 250 men test positive for cancer and nearly 70 succumb to it. This is also because nearly half of the patients go undiagnosed till the cancer has advanced to an irrevocable stage. Men should watch out for a painless lump i...

Early Diagnosis Of Oral Cancer And Sjogren's Syndrome Possible By Saliva-Based Tests

... reality according to two studies presented at the yearly meeting of American Association for Dental Research.// Sjogren's syndrome is an autoimmune disorder that is characterized by dry eyes, dry mouth and rheumatoid arthritis. "If we can catch someone with oral cancer at stage 2 instead of stage 4, we can...

Influenza Vaccination For The Elderly

...save money and also save more than 6500 lives. The yearly vaccination is the largest safeguard against the flu. Currently the vaccination rates are well under the planned rates almost a 25% points below the planned rate of 90% according to Dr. Matthew Davis, M.D., M.A.P.P, an assistant professor of pediat...

Adequate Foot Care, the Only Way to Prevent Amputation of Lower Limbs in Diabetics

...All people with diabetes should receive at least a yearly foot check. Those who have problems need to be provided with a foot care plan which incorporates specialist care and education on what to look out for and how to avoid infections....

Pre-eclampsia Pronounced With Intake of Vitamins in Large Doses

...000 British women suffer pre-eclampsia, as per the yearly statistics. During this condition, toxic molecules called free radicals are released by the placenta. Earlier studies had shown the beneficial effects of Vitamin C and E, which releases antioxidants that were thought to stave off pre-eclampsia, now...

Greener Pastures Beckon the Philippines Medical Workers

Philippines is witness to a yearly exodus phenomenon of nearly 15,000 nurses, doctors and other medical workers forsaking their land for raking// in the moolah elsewhere! This has created quite a flutter within the WHO, warning against serious implications on the country’s health serv...

Adolescent Drinkers Turned Addicts Cause the Exchequer More

...tistics show that about $23 billion is contributed yearly to the alcohol industry by adolescent drinkers. The results of the study are published in the journal Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. In 1998, alcohol abuse and alcoholism cost the U.S. government about $184 billion. This is far more...

Dacogen comes to the rescue of MDS

...that about 7,000 to 12,000 new cases are diagnosed yearly in the US....

Hormone Levels Increase Due To Socioeconomic Stress

...ship exists.’ The study included 193 adults with yearly incomes ranging from $2,500 to $162,500, but leaning toward the lower end of the scale, with an average income of $17,500. Average education was 13.76 years. To measure stress hormone levels, participants gave two 24-hour urine samples for determin...

Number of Children, Teens Being Treated for Mental Disorders is on Rise

...tional survey of office-based physicians conducted yearly by federal researchers. In addition to recording w...s increased six-fold between 1993 and 2002, from a yearly average of 201,000 between 1993 and 1995 to 1,224,000 in 2002. For every 100,000 individuals younger...

Numero Uno Killer - Cancer

... Minister Bronwyn Pike said "We have increased the yearly budget of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre by more than $35 million and recently announced $15 million for the Victorian cancer agency."...

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