Early Menstruation Lowers Odds of Surviving Ovarian Cancer
Patients who had first period before age 12 are at increased risk of death, study shows
THURSDAY, July 9 (HealthDay News) -- Among women with ovarian cancer, those who had their first menstrual period before the age of 12 and who had the most menstrual cycles over a lifetime are more l...
Vegetable Amino Acid Lowers Blood Pressure
Get plenty of it in your diet, researchers say
WEDNESDAY, July 8 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they have discovered that one of the most common amino acids in vegetable protein seems to lower blood pressure.
Analysis of data from an international diet study shows that a 4.72 p...
Strict Blood Sugar Control Lowers Heart Risks in Diabetics
It prevents many complications of chronic disease, experts say,,,,
THURSDAY, May 21 (HealthDay News) --Diabetics who strictly control their blood sugar levels also reduce their risk of heart attack and cardiovascular disease, British researchers report.
There have been several confl...
Nutrient-Rich Diet Lowers Risk of Age-Related Eye Disease
Study finds foods high in vitamins, minerals cut chances of macular degeneration
FRIDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- A nutritious diet could help with the health of your eyes as well as the rest of your body, according to a new study.
Eating foods rich in vitamins C and E, zinc, lut...
Aspirin Lowers Stroke Risk in Peripheral Artery Disease
But findings limited by lack of studies on subject, researchers note
TUESDAY, May 12 (HealthDay News) -- There haven't been enough studies to tell whether aspirin reduces the risk of heart attack and death for people with the blocked leg blood vessel condition called peripheral arteria...
Plavix Plus Aspirin Lowers Stroke Risk
Clot-busting combo can boost outcomes for patients with atrial fibrillation, study finds
TUESDAY, March 31 (HealthDay News) -- Combining the clot-preventing drug Plavix with aspirin is an effective substitute treatment for people at high risk of stroke and heart attack because of the a...
OBS Medical's Visensia Patient Monitoring Technology Lowers Cost of Medical Malpractice Insurance
CARMEL, Ind., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- OBS Medical has entered into an agreement with Beazley, a major Lloyds of London-based insurer of medical malpractice for US hospitals, for Beazley to provide insurance coverage at a reduced cost to hospitals that implement OBS's Visensia(R) patient monitorin...
New published study demonstrates over-the-counter device lowers blood pressure in diabetic patients
New York, NYMarch 9, 2009InterCure Ltd., a medical device company publicly traded on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE: INCR), today announced a new study published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Human Hypertension . The advance online publication of the study is now available on the journal's w...
Drinking wine lowers risk of Barrett's esophagus, precursor to nation's fastest growing cancer
March 2, 2009 (Oakland, Calif.) Drinking one glass of wine a day may lower the risk of Barrett's Esophagus by 56 percent, according to a new study by the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research in the March issue of Gastroenterology . Barrett's Esophagus is a precursor to esophageal cancer, the n...
Coffee Drinking Lowers Women's Stroke Risk
Two or more cups a day boosts protection for nonsmokers, study finds
MONDAY, Feb. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking coffee appears to lower the risk for stroke among women, with more consumption translating into more protection, Spanish and American researchers suggest.
The finding st...
Ovary Removal Lowers Odds of Cancer in High-Risk Women
Study confirms women with BRCA mutations are wise to take preventive action
TUESDAY, Jan. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Removing the ovaries of women with a high risk of breast and ovarian cancer due to mutations in BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes does substantially reduce their risk of getting both can...
George Will Column Misguided in Touting 'Competitive Bidding' as a Medicare Solution; Controversial Bidding Program is Actually Anti-Competitive and Lowers Quality of Care and Access to Care for Seniors and Disabled
ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A congressionally mandated "competitive bidding" initiative for home medical equipment -- already the slowest-rising cost in Medicare -- intended to reduce homecare costs will only succeed in reducing the quality of, and access to, care for patient...
Canola Oil Consumed During Pregnancy Lowers Breast Cancer Risk for Offspring
Mouse study found it was better than corn oil during gestation and lactation
TUESDAY, Nov. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Women whose mothers consumed canola oil during pregnancy and breast-feeding may be less likely to develop breast cancer than those whose mothers consumed corn oil, a new s...
Hormone Lowers Glucose Levels in Mice
Injections of apelin appear to be similar to insulin, study says
TUESDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) -- A hormone produced by fat tissues holds promise for people with insulin resistance or type 2 diabetes, a new report suggests.
The hormone, called apelin, significantly lowered blood...
Study Shows How Soy Compound Lowers Blood Pressure and Stroke Risk
New Findings Suggest Soy Isoflavones Contribute to Blood Vessels' Healthy Ability to Relax
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study examines how a certain
naturally-occurring component of soy may enhance the function of arteries
in stroke patients, and help all ...
Eating whole grains lowers heart failure risk, according to new study
October 27, 2008, St. Louis, MO - About 5 million people in the United States suffer from heart failure (HF). While some reports indicate that changes to diet can reduce HF risk, few large, prospective studies have been conducted. In a new study researchers observed over 14,000 participants for m...
Exercise Lowers Risk of Colon Cancer
But not all doctors informing patients of this simple preventive approach, study says
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Physical activity can reduce the risk of colon cancer, but few American adults are aware of this, a new study shows.
A sedentary lifestyle accounts for as many...
Healthy Diet Lowers Death Risk for Women
Study found eating fruits, veggies, whole grains most protective against heart disease
MONDAY, June 23 (HealthDay News) -- Women can protect themselves against death from heart disease and other causes by sticking with a diet that is low in saturated fats and sugar and high in vegetabl...
Bone Drug Lowers Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence
Zometa, used to treat osteoporosis, showed no unanticipated side effects, researchers report
SATURDAY, May 31 (HealthDay News) -- A drug used to treat osteoporosis lowered the risk of breast cancer recurrence in premenopausal women with early breast cancer.
The Austrian researchers...
Brisk Walking Lowers Blood Pressure, Increases Fitness in Obese
Experts Say Walking Is One of the Easiest Paths to Fitness
INDIANAPOLIS, May 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If walking seems too
simple to be an effective fitness method, think again: taking a stroll is
an easy way to lower pressure and for the obese to increase aerobic
fitness, according to ...
Calpis' AmealPeptide lowers blood pressure in 2 placebo-controlled trials
New Orleans, LA, May 16 Two new clinical trials presented by Calpis Co., Ltd. at the American Society of Hypertension (ASH) Twenty-Third Annual Scientific Meeting and Exposition (ASH 2008) in New Orleans show that the milk-derived dietary supplement AmealPeptide reduces blood pressure in hyperten...
Data from Pooled Analyses Demonstrates Welchol, Combined with Metformin- or Sulfonylurea-Based Therapy, Significantly Lowers Blood Glucose in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes
First and Only Therapy Approved to Treat Both Type 2 Diabetes and High LDL- Cholesterol Welchol Recently Added to ACE/AACE Road Maps
PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. (DSI)
announced today that data from two pooled analyses fu...
Aspirin at Bedtime Lowers Blood Pressure
No benefit seen for prehypertensive people in morning use, researchers report
WEDNESDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- A daily aspirin can control prehypertension, but only if it is taken at bedtime, a Spanish study shows.
An aspirin taken every morning didn't lower the blood pressure ...
2-drug blood pressure therapy lowers cardiovascular risk
ANN ARBOR, Mich. An international blood pressure study comparing two single-pill drug combinations has yielded results so significant that the study has been stopped early and the researchers say their findings might alter the way high blood pressure is treated worldwide.
The randomized stud...
Hospital Testing for Drug-Resistant Infections Dramatically Lowers Mortality Rates and Costs
New Study Shows Benefits in Patients Diagnosed with Staphylococcal,
HIV, Tuberculosis and Other Infectious Diseases
WASHINGTON, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Testing hospitalized
patients for drug-resistant infections can reduce mortality, decrease
length of stay and reduce cost of ca...
Galichia Heart Hospital Lowers Cost of Bypass to $10K
Quality Cardiology Center Seeks End to Soaring Health Costs
WICHITA, Kansas, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Galichia Heart Hospital,
one of the nation's leading cardiology treatment centers, announced that it
will now charge a flat fee of $10,000 for one of the most common types of
Aggressive Diabetes Therapy Lowers Death Risk, Study Finds
Danish researchers point to treatment of multiple risk factors at once,,
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 6 (HealthDay News) -- People with type 2 diabetes who are already showing signs of some kidney damage may be able to significantly lower their risk of death by treating multiple risk factors at on...
Major Community Health Organization Lowers TCO with Ericom's Alternative to Citrix
Brant County Health Unit Implements Ericom's PowerTerm(R) WebConnect for
Secure Remote Access to Windows Terminal Servers from PCs Running SUSE(R) Linux Enterprise Desktop from Novell
CLOSTER, N.J., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Ericom Software, a leader in
Application Access and V...
Anti-Inflammatory Drug Improves Glycemia, Lowers Inflammation in Obese, Young Adults
Salsalate May Help Reduce Risk for Diabetes, Heart Disease
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An
anti-inflammatory drug similar to aspirin may provide an inexpensive means
of treating and/or reducing the risk for diabetes in obese young adults by
reducing glycemia and lowe...
Daily exercise dramatically lowers men's death rates
Increased exercise capacity reduces the risk of death in African-American and Caucasian men, researchers reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
The government-supported Veterans Affairs study included 15,660 participants and is the largest known to assess the link be...
Better access to cool caps improves outcomes, lowers cost of treating asphyxia in newborns
BOSTON, Jan. 7, 2008 When newborns suffering from a form of asphyxia at birth have better access to head cooling devices, fewer will face a lifetime of debilitating and costly health complications, according to researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC).
The findings, which ap...
Pioglitazone lowers cardiovascular risk in diabetic patients with kidney disease
Washington, DC (Wednesday, December 12, 2007) A new study confirms that chronic kidney disease (CKD) increases the already-high risk of serious cardiovascular events in diabetic patients with damage to the large blood vessels and suggests that treatment with the anti-diabetic drug pioglitazone ma...
Participation in organized high school activities lowers risk of smoking 3 years after graduation
PHILADELPHIA Researchers from the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania reported today that students who participate in high school sports or individual physical activity are less likely to smoke than their classmates. The new study indicates that the protective effect of parti...
Sticking With Meds Lowers Elderly Fracture Risk
Skipping osteoporosis drugs is top risk factor for injury, study finds
THURSDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Helping people with osteoporosis stick to their medications may cut their risk for fracture, Canadian researchers report.
When an osteoporosis patient suffers a fracture, there's an inc...
Abbott's Investigational SIMCOR(R) Offers Comparable LDL Lowering to Simvastatin and Significantly Raises HDL and Lowers Triglycerides in Phase III Study
Six Percent of Patients Discontinued Combination Therapy Due to Flushing
ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New data released today
showed that Abbott's SIMCOR(R), an investigational, fixed-dose combination
of Abbott's proprietary extended-release niacin, Niaspan(R), and
Once-a-Year Bone Drug Lowers Fracture Risk
Reclast even caused death rate to fall in older users, study finds
TUESDAY, Sept. 18 (HealthDay News) -- One annual injection of the drug zoledronic acid (Reclast) not only reduces the number of new hip fractures for older users, it can also save their lives.
So finds the first tria...
Drug That Lowers Resting Heart Rate Being Tested
Slower heartbeat linked to better cardiac outcome, scientists report
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 22 (HealthDay News) -- Can a drug designed solely to lower the resting heart rate improve treatment of cardiovascular conditions such as heart failure and coronary artery disease?
Answers to that qu...
Specific antagonism lowers blood pressure
High blood pressure (hypertension) is associated with an increased risk of heart attack and stroke, and the frequent use of drugs known as NSAIDs, for example to treat individuals with rheumatoid arthritis, can cause hypertension. Exactly why NSAIDs cause hypertension is not clear because they inh...
Bright Bodies Weight Program Lowers Diabetes Risk, BMI in Obese Kids
A new study has found that weight management program cuts diabetes risk and is more effective at decreasing weight, body fat, body mass index (BMI) in overweight children.
A family-based weight management program developed by researchers at Yale School of Medicine was more successful at pl...
Adopting Healthy Lifestyle in Middle Age Lowers Heart Disease Risk
A new research has found that adopting a healthier lifestyle in middle age lowers
the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Researchers from the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston found that people between 45 to 64 years of age, who took up healthy lifestyle behaviours, could consi...