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Older Diabetics Should Avoid Dementia Meds

Combo linked to higher risk for hyperglycemia hospitalization in study TUESDAY, July 28 (HealthDay News) -- Older diabetics who take antipsychotic medications have an increased risk of ending up in the hospital with elevated blood glucose levels, or hyperglycemia, researchers say. ...

Educated Parkinson's Patients Move to Meds Sooner

Researchers aren't sure what spurs need for early treatment TUESDAY, July 14 (HealthDay News) -- Parkinson's disease patients with higher levels of education or disability typically need treatment for their symptoms earlier than other patients, a new study finds. The study included ...

Wrong dose of heart meds too frequent in children

Infants and young children treated with heart drugs get the wrong dose or end up on the wrong end of medication errors more often than older children, according to research led by the Johns Hopkins Children's Center to be published July 6 in Pediatrics . While the researchers found the highes...

Some OTC Sleep, Cold Meds Could Harm Aging Brain

Drugs containing benadryl linked to slowed thinking, delirium in elderly, report finds,, THURSDAY, June 4 (HealthDay News) --Older people taking common over-the-counter drugs for pain, cold symptoms or help with sleep may increase their risk for cognitive impairment, including delirium...

Acid-Suppressing Meds May Boost Pneumonia Risks

Routine use in hospitalized patients should be re-evaluated, experts say,,,, TUESDAY, May 26 (HealthDay News) -- Instead of helping them get better faster, giving acid-suppressing medications to many hospital patients actually increases their risk of developing pneumonia while in the h...

Early switch from IV to oral meds is effective for children with acute bone infection

When treating hospitalized children with acute osteomyelitis--a bacterial bone infection--an early changeover from intravenous (IV) antibiotic delivery to oral antibiotics is just as effective as continuing the IV therapy, according to pediatric researchers. In addition, the oral drugs are mor...

Therapy, Meds Best for Lumbar Low Back Pain

Barring complications, surgery can be avoided since most symptoms fade within 6 weeks, experts say TUESDAY, Feb. 3 (HealthDay News) -- A combination of physical therapy and anti-inflammatory drugs is the most effective treatment for low back pain caused by symptomatic lumbar degenerati...

Some Heart Failure Meds May Raise Fracture Risk in Women

Long-term use of loop diuretics tied to drop in bone density but short-term use safe, researchers say TUESDAY, Jan. 27 (HealthDay News) -- The short-term use of heart failure drugs called loop diuretics does not appear to increase the risk of fractures in postmenopausal women, a new s...

Two Asthma Meds May Be Too Risky, FDA Panel Says

Serevent, Foradil should only be used with another medication, in both children and adults, but Advair is spared in advisers' recommendations THURSDAY, Dec. 11 (HealthDay News) -- The risks of two widely used asthma drugs outweigh their benefits for both children and adults, a U.S. Fo...

Seizure Meds Can Be Safely Withdrawn From Kids With Epilepsy

Study finds relatively low risk of developing intractable disease MONDAY, Dec. 8 (HealthDay News) -- It's generally safe to stop giving anti-seizure medication to children with epilepsy who've achieved seizure-freedom while on the medication, because these children aren't at high risk ...
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Early Switch from IV to Oral Meds Is Effective for Children with Acute Bone Infection

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When treating children for acute osteomyelitis--a bacterial bone infection--an early changeover from intravenous (IV) antibiotic delivery to oral antibiotics is just as effective as continuing the IV therapy, according to pediatric researchers. ...

Rigel's R788 Significantly Improves Rheumatoid Arthritis in Phase 2b Clinical Trial

... -1.8/+0.4 +0.2/+0.3 +0.6/+1.4 Mean Systolic BP if had Adjustment or Initiation of BP Medication (mmHg) # Had BP meds Adjusted/Initiated 11 (7%) 27 (18%) 35 (23%) BP Measurement Pre-Adjustment/Initiation 139 149 ...

IlluminOss Medical Announces First Human Case Utilizing a Unique, New, Minimally Invasive Technology for Fracture Repair is Performed at Medical Hospital del Trabajadar in Santiago, Chile

...General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. Currently, he is an orthopedic surgeon at Hospital del Trabajadar, an orthopedist and Medical Coordinator at meds Sport and a support orthopedist at the E.R. of Las Condes Clinica Las Condes. About IlluminOss Medical Inc. IlluminOss Medical is a privately...
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Youth With HIV Take More Risks After New Meds Introduced

Teens with HIV are having more risky sex with more partners than their counterparts did in the years before powerful new medications for HIV were introduced in 1996, according to a new report in the American Journal of Health Behavior. A group of HIV-positive youth studied between 1999 and 2000 ...

Study reveals how ADHD drugs work in brain

...l condition with pharmacological drugs, doctors have continued to prescribe meds like Adderall, Ritalin and Dexedrine because - quite simply - they work bet... to look deeper within the PFC to gain more detailed insights into how ADHD meds act on nerves to enhance cognitive ability. Other researchers who contri...
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MEDS World, LLC Provides Multiple Environments with Designed Solutions - Wherever People Congregate, MEDS Odor Elimination Solutions Offer Eco-Friendly, Odor-Free Air

In 2008, Bruce Hecht and Chase Walker formed MEDS World, LLC, launching innovative odor elimination, exterior plastic trim and headlight restoration products to the Automotive, RV and Marine industries. Bruce and Chase have combined over fifty years of management experiences, in a myriad of indus...

Upcoming 'Energy Psychology' Event in Chapel Hill Will Provide Training in New Breakthrough 'Do It Yourself' Healing

... torture. Nancy Schaub of Pittsburgh, PA reports, "After 5 back surgeries, I was on pain medication at home for 7 months and was able to get off all meds in 3 to 4 weeks using the TFT (Thought Field Therapy) technique. I look at my life now like a person who has a second chance -- going from eight to te...

Upcoming 'Energy Psychology' Event - New Breakthrough 'Do It Yourself' Healing

... torture. Nancy Schaub of Pittsburgh, PA reports, "After 5 back surgeries, I was on pain medication at home for 7 months and was able to get off all meds in 3 to 4 weeks using the TFT (Thought Field Therapy) technique. I look at my life now like a person who has a second chance -- going from eight to te...

Siemens health services president calls IT benefits unassailable

...ata sets] that are the most poignant for me, anyway, and the ones that I remember the most are whenever anyone does an implementation of bar coding on meds and patient identification and the processing and the reduction of medication errors. We have many, many, many of those in our own customer base and I...
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