Millions face undiagnosed heart risk say researchers after mass screening
One in three people with a high risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) over the next 10 years have not been diagnosed, according to a major UK study in the September issue of IJCP, the International Journal of Clinical Practice.
The shortfall in identifying people at high risk is g...
Stroke Victims Often Suffer From Lack of Nutrients With Undiagnosed Disorder
Nestle HealthCare Nutrition offers products to help manage swallowing difficulties
MINNEAPOLIS, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of National Stroke
Awareness month, Nestle HealthCare Nutrition is bringing visibility to
dysphagia -- an often undiagnosed, secondary c...
GP's databases could identify tens of thousands with undiagnosed diabetes in UK
Researchers who examined blood test records in a survey of over 3.6 million patient records held by UK GP surgeries have found thousands of cases of probable undiagnosed
diabetes. This could help identify tens of thousands of people with undiagnosed
diabetes in UK.
The research is published in...
Capsule endoscopy turning up undiagnosed cases of Crohn's disease
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. A small capsule that takes snapshots of the small intestine as it moves through the digestive tract helped doctors spot cases of Crohns disease that had gone undiagnosed
for up to 15 years, according to researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.
RAND finds cases of undiagnosed diabetes drop sharply
The number of men in the United States with undiagnosed
diabetes has declined sharply over the past 25 years, with Hispanics and African-Americans no longer more likely than whites to unknowingly have the disease, according to a RAND Corporation study issued today.
Study author James P. Smith f...
Study Shows 80% of Adults with Peripheral Arterial Disease Go Undiagnosed
U.S. Peripheral Vascular Treatment Market to Grow to $4.7 Billion
VANCOUVER, March 10 /PRNewswire/ - According to iData Research, an international medical device & dental market research firm, an estimated 10 million people in the U.S. suffer from lower-limb Peripheral Arterial Disease (P...
New insights in diagnosing diabetes may help the millions who are undiagnosed
In light of the 6.2 million Americans who dont realize they have diabetes, a panel of experts examined the current criteria for screening and diagnosing the disease and found a significant need for improvement. Their conclusions and recommendations can be found in a new report accepted for publica...
Holiday Gluttony Can Spell Disaster for Undiagnosed Diabetics
Hearty feasts and couch-potato marathons are holiday traditions, but UT Southwestern Medical Center experts warn that packing on pounds //and not exercising could be deadly for the 6 million Americans who have diabetes and don’t even know it.
Diabetes, a metabolic disorder linked with obesity,...
Adults with BPD may have undiagnosed ADHD
In a major retrospective medical claims analysis at a medical meeting of child and adolescent psychiatrists, Shire plc announced that several adults with a depressive disorder, Bipolar Disorder (BPD) // , or an anxiety disorder might also have undiagnosed
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (A...
A Simple Exercise Can Uncover Undiagnosed Asthma
Researchers from the Coalition of Health for Asthmatics in Sports and Exercise and the Center for Asthma and Allergy Care, gave an exercise test // to 127, 6- to 18-year olds who had at least one risk factor for asthma. Risk factors were determined by a 10-item questionnaire. The most common risk...
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Des Moines Register Reports SpectraScience LUMA Enhances Cervical Cancer Exams
... an increasing level of attention in the healthcare community related to the LUMA cervical imaging system. Each year precancerous cervical tissue goes undiagnosed
in 200,000 American women. The LUMA system, which provides an objective method of screening cervical tissue, can help to dramatically reduce this numb...
Major Restless Legs Study Completes Enrollment With Support From MediciGlobal
...The recruitment campaign encouraged those diagnosed with RLS and sleep disturbance to seek out the clinical study. An education based approach reached undiagnosed
RLS sufferers. Furthermore, MediciGlobal engaged study sites and the RLS community in the development of materials from the start. This ensured that m...
New Analyses Indicate that Divigel(R) (estradiol gel) 0.1% Is a Valuable Option for Certain Postmenopausal Women With Hot Flashes
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Estrogens should not be used in women with undiagnosed
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estrogen-dependent neoplasia; active or history of deep v...
First Ever Study on Alzheimer's Disease Treatment in Hispanics Presented at Major Medical Meeting
...to see a doctor until they are in a later stage of the
disease -- usually three years after symptoms emerge.
-- Many Hispanics living with AD remain undiagnosed
(approximately 40 percent).
-- Hispanics start showing AD symptoms nearly seven years earlier than
-- Reasons for inc...
'Snapshots' of Eyes Could Serve as Early Warning of Diabetes or Diabetic Eye Disease, U-M Researchers Report
...r objective in performing this study was to determine whether we
could detect abnormal metabolism in the retina of patients who might
otherwise remain undiagnosed
based on clinical examination alone," says
Elner, professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at U-M
As Summer Heats Up, New Survey Reveals Need for Effective Sweat Treatments
...director of the IHHS, Lisa Pieretti,
says, "Many people do not realize that excessive underarm sweat is a
treatable medical condition, therefore going undiagnosed
People do not have to alter their lifestyle to accommodate or suffer in
silence; many physicians, specifically dermatologists, speciali...
Drug Combo Could Lower Diabetes Complications and Costs
... And, No-Cost, Noninvasive Tool Detects Risk for undiagnosed
Plus: Diabetes-Affected Pregnancies D...mathematical simulation model can help people with undiagnosed
identify whether they likely have the dis...ssesses a person's chances of having or developing undiagnosed
pre-diabetes, a condition that often l...
Alseres Pharmaceuticals Expands Sites for the First Stage of the ALTROPANE(R) Phase III Clinical Trial Program
...istic about the diagnostic value that ALTROPANE
may represent to those with undiagnosed
tremor," commented Dr. Alan Waxman
of Cedars Sinai Medical Center, a nuclea...ear, approximately 140,000 individuals present to their
physician with new, undiagnosed
movement disorders such as Parkinson's
Disease and Essential Tremor. In 200...
New Clinical Studies Presented at the 14th World Congress of Anesthesiology Demonstrate Masimo Advancements in Patient Care
...sthesiologist who otherwise appeared
healthy. Invasive hemoglobin testing confirmed the measurement and further
diagnostic testing revealed previously undiagnosed
esophageal cancer. Researchers concluded that Masimo SpHb allowed the
"detection of this potentially devastating tumor before clinica...
Alseres Pharmaceuticals Initiates the ALTROPANE(R) POET-2 Phase III Clinical Trial Program
...ted States are afflicted by essential tremor.
Experts estimate that, each year, approximately 140,000 individuals present
to their physician with new, undiagnosed
movement disorders such as
Parkinson's Disease and Essential Tremor. In 2002, the European Journal of
Neurology reported that there is a 20- to 30-per...
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Pediatric BladderScan® BVI 6200
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Shaken baby syndrome
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Holiday gluttony can spell disaster for undiagnosed diabetics
Hearty feasts and couch-potato marathons are holiday traditions, but UT Southwestern Medical Center experts warn that packing on pounds and not exercising could be deadly for the 6 million Americans who have diabetes and don't even know it.
Diabetes, a metabolic disorder linked with obesity, can...
Is there a relationship between sleep-wake rhythm and diabetes?
...ximately six million people with type 2 diabetes who are aware that they have the disease. In addition, there is a relatively high estimated number of undiagnosed
diabetics. Besides lifestyle factors such as overweight and lack of exercise, genetic factors play an important role in the pathogenesis of this disea...
Iron-moving malfunction may underlie neurodegenerative diseases, aging
...nth-old. Although the disease is rare, recent discovery of some children with milder forms of the condition raises the possibility of additional mild, undiagnosed
To explore the possible role of iron transport in the disease, Xu's group focused on a protein called TRPML1. A mutation in the gene that p...
Fungi the cause of many outbreaks of disease but mostly ignored
...al infections, according to the report they are relatively understudied, making fungal infections difficult to diagnose and treat. When faced with an undiagnosed
fungal infection, doctors are forced to treat their patient without a firm grasp of which drugs will work and which drugs will only cost the patient v...
Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology
...s inconclusive in over half of all reported cases. Respiratory viruses are believed to be among the pathogens contributing to a significant number of undiagnosed
infections, but clinical presentation of patients with RTIs are generally not pathogen specific. While cell culture is still considered the gold stan...
Adolescent girls with ADHD are at increased risk for eating disorders, study shows
... 10 times more often in girls than boys."
Additionally, Mikami noted that because ADHD is more common in boys, many girls with the disorder may go undiagnosed
"Girls with ADHD may be more at risk of developing eating problems as adolescents because they already have impulsive behaviors that...
Drinking milk may help ease the pressure
...or calcium and vitamin D supplement users.
One in three American adults has high blood pressure, and an increasing number of women are living with undiagnosed
hypertension, according to a second study published in the journal Circulation. The last decade has seen significant increases in uncontrolled high bl...
Study shows some athletic men may risk low bone density
...ure is increased approximately two-fold in osteopenic individuals and five-fold in people with osteopenia.
Low bone density in males often remains undiagnosed
and inadequately treated and, after suffering a fracture, men are less likely to receive follow-up care than women.
Risk factors for osteoporosis ...
Grant supports study of abnormal ring-shaped chromosomes
... epilepsy that is difficult to treat. First described in 1972, it is considered relatively rare. The actual prevalence is uncertain, because it may go undiagnosed
in some patients with severe epilepsy, says Nancy B. Spinner, Ph.D., a geneticist at Childrens Hospital who leads the new project.
We believe that ...
Anxiety disorders surprisingly common yet often untreated
...hed in the March 6 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine.
The GAD-7, a seven-question, self-administered screening tool, identifies patients with undiagnosed
generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, post traumatic stress disorder or social anxiety disorder. The new study, which looked at 965 patients i...
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Video: Moms Raise 'Red Flag' About the Dangers of Widely Undiagnosed Bleeding Disorder
National Campaign Highlights Signs, Symptoms, Impact on Families of von Willebrand Disease
NEW YORK, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- While an estimated 2.8 million
Americans are affected by the most common hereditary bleeding disorder, von
Willebrand disease (VWD), most don'...
Phase 3 Cystic Fibrosis Trial Results Presented at European Conference
..., asthma, bronchospasm
(Bronchitol 4.5% versus 5.9%).
-- At screening 7% of patients were ineligible to participate due to
hyperreactive airway disease.
-- Overall infections were lower in the Bronchitol group (39% versus
-- There was no difference i...
MEDomics Announces MitoDx(TM), the First NextGen Mitochondrial Genome Diagnostic Test
... in both adults and children. In childhood, mitochondrial disease is more common than muscular dystrophy or cancer. Most mitochondrial disease may go undiagnosed
because a primary care physician does not suspect the disease or because the causative mutation is missed by current methods.
" To my knowledge,...
Controversial Study to Test Link Between Insomnia and Sleep Apnea
...technology to more accurately measure breathing, and we hypothesize that more than half of these Chronic Insomnia patients will suffer from previously undiagnosed
Sleep Apnea." Dr. Krakow is also medical director of Maimonides Sleep Arts and Sciences, a co-sponsor of the research.
New Multi-Center Study Finds Masimo SET Pulse Oximetry Screening Significantly Improves Detection of Congenital Heart Disease in Newborns
...ddition, researchers noted that "no baby died from undiagnosed
duct dependent circulation" in the Masimo SET grou... physical examination alone (20.7% vs. 3.1%).
CHD presents devastating long-term morbidity and m...0 percent of the babies who die from CHD remaining undiagnosed
until autopsy.(2) Additionally, study authors note...
Soliris(R) Reduced Measures of Thrombosis and Inflammation, and Decreased Indicators of Pulmonary Hypertension, in Studies of Patients with PNH
...plement inhibitor developed by Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
(Nasdaq: ALXN ), was observed by investigators to reduce blood measures
associated with undiagnosed
blood clots and inflammation in patients with PNH.
A separate study found that Soliris was observed to reduce indicators of
pulmonary artery h...
SleepQuest Tireless in Pursuit of Good Sleep
...ger disaster, the Chernobyl nuclear reactor meltdown, and the Exxon
Valdez oil spill can all be partly linked to people suffering from the most
sleep disorder, Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), which is
estimated to disrupt the healthy sleep of 30 million Americans.
SleepQuest CEO Robert Koenig...
New Research Shows Many Patients with Persistent Cough and Sputum Actually had Airway Obstruction Consistent with COPD
...ective medicines to help manage the disease, many patients with COPD
and under- treated. This study aimed to characterize
airway obstruction, pa...r airflow obstruction who are candidates for spirometry
and to help address undiagnosed
The LFQ is being developed in 3 phases: 1) Empirical phase: ...
World Sight Day - Britons at Risk of Losing Their Sight by Not Having Regular Eye Tests
... eye disease glaucoma. It
is estimated that there are currently up to 500,000 people in England and
Wales who are at risk of losing their sight due to undiagnosed
despite the condition being the leading cause of preventable blindness in
Glaucoma is the name for a group of eye diseases th...
Derma Sciences MEDIHONEY(TM) Helps to Save Patient's Limb
...y cause of foot skin ulcers. The prevalence of
diabetes in the U.S. is currently about 6 percent, or over 18 million
people, including about 5 million undiagnosed
people. In addition, type-2
diabetes appears to be increasing in the US. Diabetes is the leading
non-traumatic cause of amputation in the US. The tota...
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... a clinical diagnosis of diabetes was an invariable death sentence, more or less quickly. Non-progressing type 2 diabetics almost certainly often went undiagnosed
then; many still do.
The discovery of the role of the pancreas in diabetes is generally credited to Joseph Von Mering and Oskar Minkowski , two E...
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