• The most recent perspective on when aggressive treatment should be initiated is 'the earlier the better. (verywellhealth.com)
  • The report recommends further study based on the finding that increased blood iron resulted in the reduction of aggressive behaviors. (hriptc.org)
  • MONDAY, March 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older people with certain types of heart problems might benefit from aggressive treatment they might otherwise not receive because of their age, a new study suggests. (medicinenet.com)
  • Because people over 80 are underrepresented in clinical trials , they are less likely to receive treatment according to guidelines," study author Dr. Nicolai Tegn, a cardiologist at Rikshospitalet Oslo University Hospital in Norway, said in an ACC news release. (medicinenet.com)
  • In the study, researchers reviewed information from 42 previous clinical trials and found that treatments that lowered people's systolic blood pressure to between 120 and 124 mm Hg were linked with the greatest benefits, compared with treatments that didn't get blood pressure this low. (livescience.com)
  • Even though people who receive aggressive, life-sustaining care have lower mortality, it does not mean they have better quality of care or quality of life," says one of the study researchers Dr. Ying Xian. (emaxhealth.com)
  • This study shows that women who don't get screened have later-stage disease and require more aggressive treatment," said Elisa Port, M.D., associate professor of surgical oncology at Mount Sinai Hospital, in a phone interview with reporter Elaine Schattner. (breastcancer.org)
  • It's an unexpected finding, since the study was triggered by a previous report showing that aggressive treatment for heart attacks was more likely to be given during the week rather than the weekend, noted study lead author Abby S. Kazley, assistant professor of health administration and policy at the Medical University of South Carolina. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Despite the higher level of tPA treatment on weekends, no statistical significance in the death rates of the two groups was seen in the study. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Now, MIT scientists claim to have discovered a link between two proteins found in tumour cells that could revolutionise treatments of the disease in their study reported in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • As the authors of the new study note, treatment for triple-negative breast cancer has seen little improvement in the past 30 years, so the recent findings are particularly welcome in this context. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The aim of the present study is to evaluate the clinical and microbiological efficacy of moxifloxacin or amoxicillin plus metronidazole in one-stage scaling and root planing in treating generalized aggressive periodontitis. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Over an average follow-up of 18 months, those who received more aggressive treatment were 47 percent less likely to have a heart attack, require emergency procedures to open clogged heart arteries, to suffer a stroke , or to die than those who received conservative treatment, the researchers found. (medicinenet.com)
  • The lesson for the general public is the need for alertness in detecting the symptoms of a stroke and getting treatment quickly, she said. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Although hospitals operate around the clock every day of the year, there are inevitable staffing differences during shifts, and there may be differences in the availability of diagnostic modalities or treatment options for care," the authors write as background information in the article. (medindia.net)
  • The findings suggest that more aggressive treatments that focus on long-term survival will be needed. (medicalxpress.com)
  • The results appeared to be at least as good as those of prior pediatric series of older children that have reported event-free survival ranging from 41% to 58% at five years and overall survival of 54% to 73% at five years after a similar treatment protocol. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Some investigators have speculated that a combination of factors including shortages in resources, expertise and providers lead to less aggressive and lower quality care on the weekends vs. weekdays. (medindia.net)
  • The researchers said that their new findings, published today (May 31) in the journal JAMA Cardiology, support the idea of using more aggressive treatment for people with high blood pressure, and they suggest that current guidelines should be revised to recommend lower blood pressure targets. (livescience.com)
  • Besides discussing the lower likelihood of surviving, we need to be talking about the risks of needing more treatment when we discuss whether or not to do mammograms. (breastcancer.org)
  • If your doctor suggests these treatments to you, and your PSA is within the normal range or lower, always get a second opinion before proceeding. (hubpages.com)
  • Children in the aggressive group were symptom-free for close to 5 months, about 2 months longer than those on methotrexate alone. (medicinenet.com)
  • If the virus is undetectable after six months of treatment, the patient has a 90% chance of cure out to five years, he said. (medpagetoday.com)
  • She continued the treatment for 18 months, during which time the baby was supposed to have tested positive for HIV. (impactlab.net)
  • For 10 months she was off treatment, yet there was no trace of the virus," said Deborah Persaud of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, who presented the results at a conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Atlanta, Georgia this week. (impactlab.net)
  • One person treated this way by a company called Sangamo Biosciences in Richmond, California, showed promising results after three months but normal treatment was resumed on ethical grounds. (impactlab.net)
  • The primary outcome variable to determine the superiority of one treatment over the others would be differences between groups for means CAL changes at 6 months post-treatment. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Many primary care physicians may choose not to treat HCV themselves because it is a "multi-phone call" treatment, Dr. Maddrey said. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Read CHCF's collection of publications on behavioral health integration - the knitting together of mental health care and substance use disorder treatment with health care as a whole. (californiahealthline.org)
  • Aggressive end-of-life care has been linked to a higher risk of depression among caregivers after the patient has died. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • We hope this will help improve the treatment decision making process and ultimately, the patient's quality of life," added Orom, PhD, associate professor of community health and health behavior in UB's School of Public Health and Health Professions. (eurekalert.org)
  • They reviewed information from more than 144,000 people who previously participated in a clinical trial in which they received a high blood pressure treatment or placebo. (livescience.com)
  • This is surprising since people with HIV need to take medication for life because the virus hides away in cells around the body, including in CD4 white blood cells, and re-emerges if drug treatment is discontinued. (impactlab.net)
  • The reader is advised to consult with a physician or other medical professional and to check product information (including packaging inserts) for changes and new information regarding dosage, precautions, and contra indication before administering any drug, herb, supplement, compound, therapy or treatment discussed herein. (cancerconnect.com)
  • For the very first time, a baby born with HIV has reported to have been cured at age 2 1/2 through an aggressive drug treatment with antiretroviral drugs. (impactlab.net)
  • Read the abstract of "Impact of screening mammography interval on stage and treatment in women diagnosed with breast cancer" (PDF) on page 51 of the official proceedings. (breastcancer.org)