• effectiveness
  • The effectiveness of light therapy for treating SAD may be linked to the fact that light therapy makes up for lost sunlight exposure and resets the body's internal clock. (wikipedia.org)
  • The effectiveness of taking benzodiazepines along with antipsychotic drugs is unknown, and more research is needed to determine if benzodiazepines are more effective than antipsychotic drugs when urgent sedation is required. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • In other words, treat six people and one would benefit. (kccu.org)
  • But people, we do need to confront our irrational demons of inconsistency. (blogspot.com)
  • 2 With the ever increasing number of people ascending to high altitudes, medicines to deal with potential problems are becoming increasingly relevant to non-specialists, including general practitioners. (bmj.com)
  • The rate of colon cancer for a five-year treatment with the drug is therefore 1/6,000, as by treating 6,000 people with the drug, one can expect to reduce the number of colon cancer cases from 2 to 1. (wikipedia.org)
  • Similarly
  • The study implies that patients receiving "standard" therapy were controlled similarly to all adults being treated for hypertension and that patients receiving "intensive" therapy had a lower mean SBP compared to all adults being treated for hypertension, but neither conclusion is true when compared to the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • Years-needed-to-treat to add 1 year of life is proposed to estimate treatment effects. (citizendium.org)
  • A single number can help show how beneficial, or not, a treatment is. (kccu.org)
  • Again, if this were the only cost (and again, we are staying away from costs of repeat testing of false positives, invasive diagnostic testing and potential over-treatment and its attendant complications), I would say that it might be reasonable, especially when you take into account the number of years that can be saved for a woman in her 40s. (blogspot.com)
  • If the cancer has spread beyond the prostate, treatment options significantly change, so most doctors that treat prostate cancer use a variety of nomograms to predict the probability of spread. (wikipedia.org)
  • Approximately one-third of men who choose active surveillance for early stage tumors eventually have signs of tumor progression, and they may need to begin treatment within three years. (wikipedia.org)
  • Restless legs syndrome can be treated using clonazepam as a third-line treatment option as the use of clonazepam is still investigational. (wikipedia.org)
  • detect
  • By aiming to detect and treat cervical neoplasia early on, cervical screening aims at secondary prevention of cervical cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Example
  • For example, the national drug policy for Indonesia drawn up in 1983 had the following objectives: To ensure the availability of drugs according to the needs of the population. (wikipedia.org)
  • group
  • Follow up time" is the number of individuals in each group multiplied by the number of years that each individual is followed. (wikipedia.org)
  • As well as producing training programs and publications, the group is undertaking research in a number of member countries, focused primarily on changing behavior to improve drug use. (wikipedia.org)
  • studies
  • The small number of studies included in meta-analysis represents a major limitation. (aappublications.org)
  • There a number of case studies described, many of which have general application for pharmacists working in developing countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • among
  • A 2012 Cochrane review found tentative but unclear evidence of improved fertility among males treated for varicocele. (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • Let's say we have a disease, and a pill to treat the disease, that should work over the course of a week. (wikipedia.org)
  • effective
  • According to the American Cancer Society, there is some evidence that ultraviolet light therapy may be effective in helping treat certain kinds of skin cancer, and ultraviolet blood irradiation therapy is established for this application. (wikipedia.org)
  • Clonazepam has been found effective in treating epilepsy in children, and the inhibition of seizure activity seemed to be achieved at low plasma levels of clonazepam. (wikipedia.org)
  • certain
  • Photodynamic therapy (often with red light) is used to treat certain superficial non-melanoma skin cancers. (wikipedia.org)