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News Archives for August 2009
 

August 31, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Discovery of Gene Responsible for Inflammatory Bone Diseases, Depression and Anxiety Common Among Preschoolers, Pradax Dramatically Reduces Risk of Stroke - Dr. Sanjay Sharma
August 28, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Mild Head Trauma Can Cause Brain Dysfunction, Low Birthweight May Increase Osteoporosis Risk, Brains May Shrink As Waistlines Expand - Dr. Kelly Schweitzer
August 27, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Updated Assessment Tool for Predicting COPD Survival Rates More Accurate and Easier to Use Than Standard Tool - Dr. Kelly Schweitzer
  VIDEO: Updated BODE Index and New ADO Index May Help Direct COPD Therapy - Dr. Kelly Schweitzer
  VIDEO: Drug-Eluting Stents Lower Revascularization Rates, Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Increase Death Risk, Testosterone Therapy May Benefit Heart Failure Patients - Dr. Kelly Schweitzer
August 26, 2009
     
  VIDEO: New Cardiac Toponin Measurement Tools More Effective Than Standard Tools - Dr. Kelly Schweitzer
  VIDEO: Sensitive Cardiac Troponin Assays More Accurate Than Standard Assays - Dr. Kelly Schweitzer
  VIDEO: Many PCI Patients Are Readmitted, Tamoxifen May Increase Risk of Some Forms of Breast Cancer, High Diastolic Blood Pressure Linked to Cognitive Problems - Dr. Kelly Schweitzer
August 25, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Genetics Underlying Why Some Individuals Have a Stronger Reaction to Clopidogrel - Dr. Kelly Schweitzer
  VIDEO: Gene Variant Found to Account for Variations in Response to Clopidogrel - Dr. Kelly Schweitzer
  VIDEO: Americans Must Reduce Added Sugar in Diet, Infant Car Seats May Increase Hypoxia Risk, TV Alcohol Ads More Common When Larger Teen Audience is Watching - Dr. Kelly Schweitzer
August 24, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Smoking in Motor Vehicles Raises Air Nicotine Concentrations Higher Than Bars or Restaurants That Allow Smoking - Dr. Kelly Schweitzer
  VIDEO: Air Nicotine Concentrations in Smokers' Cars Higher Than Restaurants or Bars That Allow Smoking - Dr. Kelly Schweitzer
  VIDEO: Universal Flu Shot Programs Can Reduce Antibiotic Use, Doctors Often Unaware of Drug Approval Status, Swine Flu Cases Still Cropping Up - Dr. Kelly Schweitzer
August 21, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Smokeless Tobacco Products Associated with Increased Risk of Death from Heart Attack or Stroke - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Smokeless Tobacco Users Have Increased Risk for Fatal MI or Stroke - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Oxidized Cholesterol in Fried Foods Worse for Arteries, Ibuprofen Preferred for Broken Arms in Childhood, FDA Opens New Tobacco Regulation Center - Dr. Susan Sharma
August 20, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Denosumab May Reduce Fracture Risk Among Women with Osteoporosis - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Denosumab Treatment May Reduce Fracture Risk Among Women with Osteoporosis - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Severe Sleep Apnea May Increase Risk of Death, Early Endoscopy May Lower Need for Surgery, Low-Dose Estradiol May Be Preferable to Standard Dose - Dr. Susan Sharma
August 18, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Interactive Educational Program May Help Children with Asthma - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Interactive Education Programs for Children with Asthma May Help Reduce Reliance on Emergency Services and Oral Corticosteroids - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Antioxidants May Not Increase Melanoma Risk, PAD Patients with Type D Personality At Higher Risk of Death, Dermatologists Spot Early Skin Cancer Better Than Patients - Dr. Susan Sharma
August 17, 2009
     
  VIDEO: 'Thunder God Vine' May Be Potent Remedy for Rheumatoid Arthritis - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Tripterygium Wilfordii Hook F (TwHF) May Be Useful Alternative to Anti-Inflammatory Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: DASH Diet May Help Prevent Kidney Stones, MRSA Increasing Hospitalizations for Skin Infections, Some Glucose Test Strips May Produce Falsely High Reading - Dr. Susan Sharma
August 14, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Most Patients with Alarm Symptoms Suggestive of Cancer Do Not Receive Diagnosis After 3 Years - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Fewer Than 25% of Patients Presenting with Alarm Symptoms Suggestive of Cancer Receive Diagnosis Within 90 Days - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Salinomycin Kills Cancer Stem Cells Better Than Taxol, Genetic Mutation May Cause Some to Require Less Sleep, Current Blood Pressure Targets May Be Too High - Dr. Susan Sharma
August 13, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Binge Drinking Can Impact Brain Functioning of Young, Healthy Adults - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Binge Drinkers Require Greater Attentional Processing While Executing Tasks Involving Visual Working Memory - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Exercise May Ease Lymphedema Symptoms, ACE Inhibitors May Contribute to Poor CABG Outcomes, Cancer Mortality Rates Have Steadily Declined Since Mid-20th Century - Dr. Susan Sharma
August 12, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Breast Cancer Patients With Tumor Cells in Lymph Nodes May Benefit From Systemic Treatment - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Breast Cancer Patients With Tumor Cells or Micrometastases in Lymph Nodes May Benefit from Systemic Adjuvant Therapy - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Aspirin Improves Outcomes of Colorectal Cancer Patients, Children Treated With Radiation Therapy Likely to Develop Diabetes, Older Drivers Unaware of Medication Risks - Dr. Susan Sharma
August 11, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Elderly Individuals Can Help Stave Off Alzheimer's Disease With Healthy Diet and Active Lifestyle - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Elderly Individuals With Active Lifestyle And Mediterranean-Style Diet At Lower Risk For Alzheimer's Disease - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Breastfeeding May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk For Certain Women, Short Sleep Times Linked to Diabetes Risk, Urine Samples Indicate Response To Drugs - Dr. Susan Sharma
August 10, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Discharged Hospital Patients Frequently Carry MRSA Infection Into Households - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Patients Discharged from Hospital Frequently Carry Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Into Households - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Antiviral Drugs Have Modest Effect on Flu Symptoms, Being In Debt May Increase Obesity Risk, Some Teens Lend Prescription Medications to Peers - Dr. Susan Sharma
August 7, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Nursing Visits May Help Children Manage Factors Contributing to Asthma Symptoms - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Nurse Visits May Help Children Control Exacerbating Factors of Asthma - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Moderate Drinking Can Increase Cancer Risk, Researchers Identify Nerve Cells Associated with Itch Sensation, Angina More Deadly in Men than Women - Dr. Susan Sharma
August 6, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Smoking, High Blood Pressure and Diabetes in Early Middle Age Likely To Lead to Dementia Later in Life - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Smoking, Hypertension, and Diabetes in Early Middle Age Strongly Associated With Dementia Later in Life - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Scientists Decode HIV Genome, Brain Exercises May Delay Memory Decline, Ground Beef Recall In Fresno, California - Dr. Susan Sharma
August 5, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Vertebroplasty Of No Benefit For Treatment of Painful Osteoporotic Fractures - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: September 11 Witnesses Suffering From Asthma and PTSD, High Cholesterol in Middle Age Linked to Alzheimer's Disease, Antidepressant Use Doubles in US - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Vertebroplasty Does Not Appear To Offer Relief For Painful Osteoporotic Fractures - Dr. Susan Sharma
August 4, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Abuse and Self-Neglect Can Impact Survival Rates Among Elderly Individuals - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Elder Abuse and Self-Neglect Can Impact Mortality Rates in Elderly Adults - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Young Children Can Learn CPR Basics, Kids Who Spend More Time Watching TV Have Higher Blood Pressure, U.S. Children Not Receiving Sufficient Vitamin D - Dr. Susan Sharma