News tagged with deterioration
(Medical Xpress)—Curtin University researchers have found evidence that targeting specific cells in the body can reverse the effects of cancer on the immune system.
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A man who contracted a deadly new SARS-like virus after sharing a hospital ward with France's first victim was moved to intensive care on Sunday following a deterioration in his condition, hospital officials said.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 12, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Stems cells taken from just a few grams of body fat are a promising weapon against the crippling effects of osteoarthritis.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Apr 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Four years ago, Janelly Martinez-Amador was confined to a bed, unable to move even an arm or lift her head. At age 3, the fragile toddler had the gross motor skills of a newborn and a ventilator kept her ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new 3-D motion detection system could help identify baseball pitchers who are at risk for shoulder injuries, according to a new study. The system can be used on the field, and requires only a laptop computer. Other systems ...
Surgery Apr 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Women with high blood pressure during pregnancy have an increased risk of high blood pressure even 40 years after maternity, which leads in turn to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. This has been demonstrated by ...
Cardiology Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A Phase 2 clinical trial testing a new protocol for treating a relatively rare form of brain cancer, primary CNS lymphoma, may change the standard of care for this disease, according to ...
Cancer Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Vitamin D deficiency may decrease kidney function in transplant recipients, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The finding suggests that vitamin ...
Other Mar 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A study in the JAMA Neurology (formerly the Archives of Neurology) suggests that controlling or preventing risk factors such as hypertension earlier in life may limit or delay the brain changes associated with Alzheimer's d ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Women with type 1 diabetes experience post-pregnancy deterioration in glycemic control and sustained weight gain, according to research published online Dec. 18 in Diabetes Care.
Health Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Multiple sclerosis, a brain disease that affects over 400,000 Americans, causes movement difficulties and many neurologic symptoms. MS has two key elements: The nerves that direct muscular ...
Neuroscience Feb 06, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Spending many hours in centre-based child care does not lead to more aggression and disobedience in children, according to a new study using data from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa).
Pediatrics Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Adult patients with acute pulmonary embolism (PE) with elevated plasma lactate levels are at a high risk of death and adverse outcomes, regardless of whether they also present with shock or ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An Australian scientist said Wednesday he had discovered a way to turn the HIV virus against itself in human cells in the laboratory, in an important advance in the quest for an AIDS cure.
HIV & AIDS Jan 16, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (15) | 22
The physical benefits of regular exercise and remaining physically active, especially as we age, are well documented. However, it appears that it is not only the body which benefits from exercise, but the mind too. The evidence ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Deterioration is a term now commonly used in health care, to describe worsening of a patient's condition. It is often used as a shortened form of 'deterioration not recognised or not acted upon'. Much work to reduce harm from deterioration has been undertaken by the National Patient Safety Agency.
Deterioration, from Latin deteriorare "to make worse", from deterior "lower, worse", may refer to:
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