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Psychological intervention reduced hospital admissions, stays for patients

Psychological intervention reduced hospital admissions, stays for patients … Patients with severe asthma experienced fewer admissions and hospital days after meeting with a clinical psychologist, according to research presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress in Munich. “The results of our study can … Full News here – Read more on Healio

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Georgia Regents researchers investigate ways to help cystic fibrosis patients

Georgia Regents researchers investigate ways to help cystic fibrosis patients … Now the GRU team is trying to identify whether that is the source of exercise intolerance and what intervention might work. Sildenafil citrate, the generic form of Viagra, is known to help dilate blood vessels. So the question becomes “once it dilates … Full […]

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Exercise Capacity of CF Patients Focus of Three Projects at Georgia Regents

Exercise Capacity of CF Patients Focus of Three Projects at Georgia Regents … exercise capacity in CF patients Sildenafil, antioxidants, and gene therapy for cystic fibrosis treatment are part of an arsenal of studies in progress at Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University. At the heart of the action is Dr. Ryan … […]

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Positive Outlook and Social Support Help Diabetes Patients Cope

Positive Outlook and Social Support Help Diabetes Patients Cope HERSHEY – A positive outlook and support from people around them help patients with diabetes cope with psychosocial challenges of the disease, according to an international study that included researchers from Penn State College of Medicine. A better … Full News here – Read more on Gant […]

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Louisville doctors expect more allergy, asthma patients as fall begins

Louisville doctors expect more allergy, asthma patients as fall begins LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Louisville doctors expect to see more asthma and allergy patients in the next few weeks than any other time of year. Clinical studies show hospitalizations linked to asthma peak 17 days after Labor Day. Allergy specialist Dr … Full News here […]

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Look Good Feel Better marks 25 years of beautifying cancer patients

Look Good Feel Better marks 25 years of beautifying cancer patients Look Good Feel Better keeps getting better with age. The nonprofit, developed 25 years ago, has helped more than 900,000 women (and men!) manage their looks in the wake of cancer. In sprucing up their appearance, cancer survivors get a self-confidence … Full News here […]

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Georgia Regents researchers investigate ways to help cystic fibrosis patients

Georgia Regents researchers investigate ways to help cystic fibrosis patients … Now the GRU team is trying to identify whether that is the source of exercise intolerance and what intervention might work. Sildenafil citrate, the generic form of Viagra, is known to help dilate blood vessels. So the question becomes “once it dilates … Full […]

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Aspirin Effective for Clot Prevention in Certain Patients

Aspirin Effective for Clot Prevention in Certain Patients A recent study found that a daily dose of aspirin reduced the risk of recurrent venous thromboembolism (VTE) for those who could not take long-term anticoagulant drugs. The researchers noted that patients should talk to their doctors before taking aspirin. Full News here – Read more on […]

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Vacuum pumps help treat erectile dysfunction in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients

Vacuum pumps help treat erectile dysfunction in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients Enrolled in the trial were 66 diabetes mellitus patients with erectile dysfunction for at least six months who were not satisfied with 100 mg sildenafil monotherapy. All patients were divided into two groups, with one receiving vacuum erection device … Full News here […]

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Auditor that Accredited VA Hospitals Where Patients Died to Review Same

Auditor that Accredited VA Hospitals Where Patients Died to Review Same … The fixes came too late for 44-year-old Army veteran Barry Coates, who was diagnosed with advanced colorectal cancer after more than a year of waiting for a colonoscopy. “It is likely too late for me,” the 44-year-old Army veteran testified before a … Full […]

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New model predicts patients with type 1 diabetes who will go on to develop

New model predicts patients with type 1 diabetes who will go on to develop … New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) presents a new model for predicting which patients with type 1 diabetes will go on to develop major complications, through easily and routinely … Full […]

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Havana says US embargo hurts Cuban cancer patients

Havana says US embargo hurts Cuban cancer patients Cuba is facing difficulties getting medications and technology to treat children with cancer due to the U.S. economic embargo, state-run media said Thursday, citing an official with the pediatric service of the National Oncology and Radiobiology Institute. Full News here – Read more on Fox News Latino

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US Patients Commonly Prescribed High-Dose Aspirin After MI

US Patients Commonly Prescribed High-Dose Aspirin After MI DALLAS, TX — American doctors may be unwittingly putting their MI patients at risk because they have not kept up with changes in practice guidelines pertaining to aspirin dose post-MI, a new study warns. Many US patients who have an MI are discharged … Full News here – […]

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Surgeons from Virginia Eye Consultants 'give back' to patients in need for

Surgeons from Virginia Eye Consultants 'give back' to patients in need for … The free surgeries included cataracts and glaucoma, retinal transplants and Lasik procedures. Shepherd's sister Carolyn Weatherman submitted the online application on her behalf back in early July, when she read about the event in the newspaper. Full News here – Read more […]

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Concordia Healthcare Corp. announces first patients enrolled in Phase 2

Concordia Healthcare Corp. announces first patients enrolled in Phase 2 … "Malignant pleural mesothelioma remains a complex and typically incurable disease that requires a multi-modal approach to treatment," said Keith Cengel, MD, PhD, lead study investigator, Associate Professor and Director of Photodynamic Therapy in the … Full News here – Read more on MarketWatch

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