News tagged with deterioration
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
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
(HealthDay) -- Evidence is building that poor sleep patterns may do more than make you cranky: The amount and quality of shuteye you get could be linked to mental deterioration and Alzheimer's disease, four ...
Health Jul 16, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (12) | 4 |
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
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from several institutions in the Philadelphia area have banded together to form a team to look into the possible impact a certain type of MicroRNA (miRNA) may have on the neurological ...
Medical research Feb 16, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 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 |
(Medical Xpress) -- New research from Queen Mary, University of London in collaboration with research groups in the USA sheds light on why gum disease can become more common with old age.
Immunology Apr 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Cardiomyopathy comprises a deterioration of the heart muscle that affects the organ's ability to efficiently pump blood through the body. Previously researchers have tied forms of the disease to the alternative splicing of ...
Cardiology Apr 01, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In a paper published in the July 11 online issue of Science Translational Medicine, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified two key regulatory proteins critic ...
Neuroscience Jul 11, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 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 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 |
Researchers at National University of Ireland Galway have made a significant scientific discovery in the fight against Huntington's disease. The novel findings are published 21 February in the online, open access journal ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Feb 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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 |
(Medical Xpress)—Women with Alzheimer's show worse mental deterioration than men with the disease, even when at the same stage of the condition, according to researchers from the University of Hertfordshire.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Aug 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 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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