News tagged with severe
A report in one of the last issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics addresses the physical and psychological triggers for attacks in Meniere's disease. Ménière's disease (MD) is a debilitating disease of the inner ear fo ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new study of Hong Kong chronic pain patients suggests that targeting feelings of mental defeat could prevent severe depression, anxiety and interference with daily activities.
Health Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Health officials say they still don't understand how a lesser-known bird flu virus was able to kill two men and seriously sicken a woman in China, but that it's unlikely that it can spread easily among hum ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) researchers think ketamine, an anesthesia medication in use since the 1970s, might be a valuable tool in treating severe depression and reducing ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New findings from nonhuman primates suggest that an overactive core circuit in the brain, and its interaction with other specialized circuits, accounts for the variability in symptoms shown by patients with severe anxiety. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 25, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Administration of the drug eritoran to patients with severe sepsis and septic shock failed to demonstrate a significant effect on reducing all-cause 28-day mortality or 1-year mortality, compared with placebo, according to ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Heart failure patients who are moderately or severely depressed have four times the risk of dying and double the risk of having to go to the emergency room or be hospitalized compared to those who are not depressed, according ...
Cardiology Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
With its bustling streets, shops and busy restaurants, little suggests that ten years ago Amoy Gardens was on the front line of Hong Kong's battle with a virus that caused a global health crisis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A discovery that shows how a novel—and often fatal—virus infects cells may help fight a health threat that has recently emerged on the world stage, researchers report.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 13, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Protein implicated in lupus promotes disease progression by distinct mechanisms in different immune cells
Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) come under attack by their immune system, producing 'autoantibodies' that inflict damage throughout the body. Antibodies normally target foreign proteins, ...
Immunology Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A SARS-like virus that has struck in Britain and the Middle East has claimed a new victim in Saudi Arabia, bringing the global toll from the mystery illness to nine, the World Health Organisation said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The new Sapien XT aortic valve showed a non-significantly lower rate of death and strokes at 30 days than the original model, and both valves demonstrated notably better short-term outcomes than seen with the Sapien system ...
Cardiology Mar 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Study finds lack of safety restraint in a semi-truck increases risk of injury regardless of seating position
Semi-truck drivers and sleeper berth passengers who were not using safety restraints, significantly increased the odds of injuries in moving collisions compared to those semi-truck occupants who were using ...
Health Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A decade ago, a highly contagious and deadly new illness sent people worldwide scrambling to cancel flights and holidays as schools closed and sales of surgical masks spiked.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 09, 2013 | 2 / 5 (1) | 6
(Medical Xpress)—The addition of a GP clinic at hospitals should reduce waiting times in emergency departments, according to new research.
Health Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0