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News Archives for February 2009
 

February 27, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - A New Lump in My Breast - Dr. Sarah A. McLaughlin, MD, Mayo Clinic - Dr. Sarah A. McLaughlin
  VIDEO: Fampridine Improves Walking Ability in MS Patients (Interview with Dr. Andrew Goodman, MD, University of Rochester) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Fampridine Produces Improvements in Walking Ability Among MS Patients (Interview with Dr. Andrew Goodman, MD, University of Rochester) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Alzheimer Plaques Affect Astrocytes in Brain, Propranolol May Be Effective Hemangioma Treatment, Caffeine in Sunscreen May Help Prevent Skin Cancer - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 26, 2009
     
  VIDEO: In the Clinic - Dr. Todd Urton, Queen's University - Dr. Todd Urton
  VIDEO: If I Had - Sleep Apnea - Dr. Michael Fitzpatrick, MD, Queen's University - Dr. Michael Fitzpatrick
  VIDEO: Overweight Adolescents May Face Health Hazards Similar to Smokers in Later Life (Interview with Dr. Martin Neovius, PhD, Karolinska Institute) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Obesity in Adolescence Can Be as Hazardous to Later Health as Smoking (Interview with Dr. Martin Neovius, PhD, Karolinska Institute) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Supplements May Reduce AMD Risk Among Women, Antihypertensive Drugs Benefit Dialysis Patients, Healthy Living Habits Can Help Prevent Cancer - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 25, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - Aortic Stenosis and Had Shortness of Breath - Dr. Irving Kron, MD, University of Virginia - Dr. Irving Kron
  VIDEO: Calorie-Restricted Diets Are Beneficial Regardless of Fat, Protein or Carbohydrate Content (Interview with Dr. Catherine Loria, PhD, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Calorie Restriction Improves Weight Loss Regardless of Fat, Protein and Carb Content (Interview with Dr. Catherine Loria, PhD, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Alcohol Increases Cancer Risk in Women, Reminders Improve Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates, Awaiting Biopsy Results Creates Harmful Stress - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 24, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - Recent Onset Night Sweats and an Enlarged Painless Lymph Node - Dr. Jonathan W. Friedberg, M.D, University of Rochester Medical Center - Dr. Jonathan W. Friedberg
  VIDEO: Diabetic Women More Likely to Suffer from Depression While Pregnant (Interview with Katy Backes Kozhimannil, MPA, Harvard University) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Diabetes Linked to Increased Depression Risk During Pregnancy and Postpartum Period (Interview with Katy Backes Kozhimannil, MPA, Harvard University) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Epilepsy Risk Lasts Years After Brain Injury, Anger Management Could Reduce Cardiac Death Risk, Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors Lower Stroke Risk - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 23, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - Predictable Chest Pain on Exertion - Dr. Gerald Fletcher, MD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine - Dr. Gerald Fletcher
  VIDEO: High Calcium Diet Lowers Cancer Risk - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Increased Calcium Intake Associated with Decreased Cancer Risk - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: New Findings May Lead to Universal Flu Vaccine, PSA Testing Can Be Safely Stopped at Age 75, Stroke Risk Higher in Developing World - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 20, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - Shortness of Breath at All Times, Except When Upright - Dr. Ann Bolger, MD, University of California San Francisco - Dr. Ann Bolger
  VIDEO: Experimental Medication Proves Beneficial in Patients with Atherosclerosis (Interview with Dr. Robert Rosenson, MD, University of Michigan) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Experimental Drug A-002 Effectively Blocks sPLA2 Enzymes in Atherosclerotic Arteries (Interview with Dr. Robert Rosenson, MD, University of Michigan) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Proximity to Fast Food Influences Stroke Risk, Offspring of Alzheimer's Patients Show Memory Loss Risk, Drinking Tea May Protect Against Stroke - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 19, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - Abnormal Cholesterol on Routine Blood Work - Dr. Lori Mosca, MD, MPh, PhD, NewYork Presbyterian Hospital; Columbia University Medical Center - Dr. Lori Mosca
  VIDEO: Stroke Outcomes Similar Among Hospitals, Synthetic Steroids Increase Cancer Recurrence Risk, Mentally Stimulating Activities Help Prevent Cognitive Decline - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 18, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - Shortness of Breath Following a Long Haul Flight - Dr. Alexander G. G. Turpie, MD, FACP, FRCPC, McMaster University - Dr. Alexander G.G. Turpie
  VIDEO: Invasive Surgery to Open Blocked Arteries After Heart Attack Offers Little Benefit After Several Days - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Late Opening of Infarct-Related Occluded Artery with PCI Offers Little Advantage - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Smoking Risks Transcend Social Class and Gender, Few Adolescents Benefit from Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs, Parkinson's Linked to Melanoma - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 17, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - An Irregular Heartbeat and Was Diagnosed With Long QT Syndrome- Dr. Richard Stein, MD, FACC, NYU Langone Medical Center - Dr. Richard Stein
  VIDEO: Videofluoroscopy Effective at Differentiating Between Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Simple Snoring - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Sleep Videofluoroscopy Effectively Distinguishes Simple Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Coffee May Reduce Stroke Risk in Women, Egg Protein Ideal for Endurance Training, Minor Heart Surgery Reduces Migraine Attacks - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 13, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - Chest Discomfort - Dr. Christopher Granger, Duke University Medical Center - Dr. Christopher Granger
  VIDEO: Second-Hand Smoke Increases Risk of Cognitive Impairment (Interview with Dr. Mark Eisner, MD, MPH, University of California, San Francisco) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Second-Hand Smoke Exposure Associated with Increased Cognitive Impairment Risk (Interview with Dr. Mark Eisner, MD, MPH, University of California, San Francisco) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Migraines Linked to Abdominal Obesity, Court Rules Against MMR Vaccine-Autism Connection, Scientists Decode Common Cold Virus - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 12, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - A STEMI and Was Recently Discharged From the Hospital - Dr. Richard Becker, MD, Duke University Medical Center - Dr. Richard Becker
  VIDEO: Measuring Tumor Cell Concentration Predicts Survival Among Prostate Cancer Patients Better Than PSA Test - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: CTC Measurement More Accurate Than PSA Test at Predicting Survival Among Patients with Advanced Prostate Cancer - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Financial Incentives Curb Smoking Habits, Researcher Falsified Data Linking Vaccines to Autism, Contrast Agents Improve Echocardiography Sensitivity - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 11, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - Tricuspid Regurgitation - Dr. Robert Bonow, MD, Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine - Dr. Robert Bonow
  VIDEO: Most CLL Patients Have Abnormal B Lymphocytes in Blood Prior to Diagnosis (Interview with Dr. Ola Landgren, MD, PhD, National Cancer Institute) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Most CLL Patients Have Monoclonal B-Cells In Blood Months or Years Prior to Diagnosis (Interview with Dr. Ola Landgren, MD, PhD, National Cancer Institute) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Drinking Soda May Increase Kidney Damage in Women, Urine Test Studied for Prostate Cancer Detection, Daily Aspirin May Reduce Colon Polyp Risk - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 10, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - Metastatic Breast Cancer - Dr. Susan Love, MD, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA - Dr. Susan Love
  VIDEO: If I Had - Blurry Vision That Could Be A Cataract - Dr. Sherif El-Defrawy, MD, PhD, FRCSC, Queen's University - Dr. Sherif El-Defrawy
  VIDEO: Obesity Among Pregnant Women Increases Risk of Birth Defects (Interview with Dr. Judith Rankin, PhD, Newcastle University) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Obesity at Pregnancy Outset Associated with Increased Birth Defect Risk (Interview with Dr. Judith Rankin, PhD, Newcastle University) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Many Would Quit Smoking Because of Impact on Pet Health, Multivitamins Do Not Affect Cancer and Heart Risk, Continuous Statin Use Beneficial - Rebecca Harrison
  VIDEO: Many Would Quit Smoking Because of Impact on Pet Health, Multivitamins Do Not Affect Cancer and Heart Risk, Continuous Statin Use Beneficial - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 9, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - Shortness of Breath and Was Diagnosed With Cardiomyopathy - Dr. Ann Bolger, MD, University of California San Francisco - Dr. Ann Bolger
  VIDEO: Mediterranean Diet Reduces Risk of Cognitive Decline and Alzheimer's Disease - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Adherence to Mediterranean Diet Reduces Risk of Age-Related Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer's Disease - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Marijuana Use May Increase Testicular Cancer Risk, Association Between Corticosteroids and Pneumonia, Pregnancy May Not Affect Breast Cancer Survival - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 6, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Imaging Studies of Lower Back Offer No Benefit to Those Without Serious Underlying Conditions - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: No Benefit to Immediate Imaging Studies of Lower Back Without Serious Underlying Conditions - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Vitamin D Deficiency May Increase MS Risk, Fertility Drugs Do Not Increase Ovarian Cancer Risk, Resting Heart Rate Helps Predict Heart Attack Risk - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 5, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Immediate Treatment of Minor Stroke Beneficial, Radiation Exposure from CT Angiography, Canadian Hypertension Education Program Reduces Cardiovascular Deaths - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 4, 2009
     
  VIDEO: In the Clinic - Professor Keith Dip-kei LUK, University of Hong Kong Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine - Professor Professor Keith Dip-kei LUK
  VIDEO: Standard Therapy Plus Cetuximab Worsens Outcomes Among Colorectal Cancer Patients (Interview with Dr. Cornelis Punt, MD, PhD, Radboud University) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Cetuximab Plus Bevacizumab Appears to Worsen Progression-Free Survival Among Colorectal Cancer Patients (Interview with Dr. Cornelis Punt, MD, PhD, Radboud University) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Preoperative Warm-up Improves Surgical Skills, High Altitudes Prolong Lives of Dialysis Patients, Beach Trips Increase Skin Cancer Risk in Children - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 3, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Death Risk Increased Among Elderly Patients Suffering from Bone Fracture (Interview with Dr. Jacqueline Center, MBBS, PhD, St. Vincent's Hospital) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Osteoporotic Fracture Increases Mortality Among Adults Over Age 60 (Interview with Dr. Jacqueline Center, MBBS, PhD, St. Vincent's Hospital) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Insulin May Slow Alzheimer's Progression, Cataract Surgery Does Not Increase AMD Risk, Hormone Therapy and Breast Cancer Risk - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 2, 2009
     
  VIDEO: TV and Media Exposure Increases Depression Risk, One-Third of Children Taking Vitamin Supplements, Pregnancy Hormone Increases Risk of Depression in Women - Dr. Susan Sharma