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1310633 tn?1430227691 Robert Brewer, of the alcohol program division of the CDC's national Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. The greatest frequency of binge drinking is found among women aged 18-34 and high-school-age girls. About 62% of high school senior girls reported binge drinking, according to Frieden. So what can be done? Effective strategies combating binge drinking would include health care providers speaking to women and girls about their drinking habits, Frieden said.
Avatar m tn Dangers of Statin Drugs Plenty of reports say statin drugs cause severe pain and can actually make muscles atrophy. Worse, they may actually increase your risk of stroke. Now, a brand new study, published in The Lancet, confirms that statins do cause diabetes. Researchers reviewed the case files of over 91,000 people from 1994 through 2009. They found a direct link between people taking statins and developing diabetes.
Avatar f tn Previous randomized trials of statin use for lowering cholesterol have shown, on average, significant reduction in strokes in both primary and secondary prevention of about 15 to 30%. Hence the 27% reduction in stroke incidence is in keeping with the prior observations. iv.Prevention of stroke and dementia with statins: Effects beyond lipid lowering. 4 The epidemiological association between elevated serum cholesterol and stroke risk is controversial.
Avatar m tn Because of the risk of severe renal (kidney) toxicity and lack of objective evidence suggesting therapeutic benefit from EDTA therapy … such therapy should be regarded as investigational and (should be) conducted under carefully controlled conditions in an academic institution by experienced investigators. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health: There is no reason to expect benefit from chelation in the management of arteriosclerosis.
163305 tn?1333672171 In 2004, the National Institute of Health's National Cholesterol Education Program, dramatically lowered the ideal "bad" or LDL cholesterol level. This led to guidelines that expanded the number of Americans who "should" take statin drugs from 13 million to 36 million. There was only one problem. Eight of the nine panel members who established these new guidelines had industry ties.
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233488 tn?1310696703 According to this study, floaters have lower utility values than mild angina, mild stroke, colon cancer, and asymptomatic HIV infection. This indicates that floaters have a significant negative impact on the quality of life as compared to ocular as well as systemic diseases. It is interesting to note that there was no difference between acute (less than 1 month) and chronic (mean duration of more than 1 year) floaters.
179856 tn?1333550962 The benefits of statins in the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease have been well-demonstrated in clinical trials, showing that statins decrease the mortality from coronary artery disease and decrease the incidence of myocardial infarction, stroke, and peripheral vascular disease (Circulation 2002;106:1024–1028). These medications are safe and >10 million prescriptions were given to patients in the United States in 2003.
1191262 tn?1366766621 i think that if one can afford heptech with no trobles due to the cost it is always good for all general health and to prevent both cancer and liver fibrosis, the single research on cucurmin tumerics and reservatrol is increadible as prevention of al todays diseases correlated to older age i am giving fibrogurad to my father with great improvment, he had a stroke year ago with no detactable damage because took the pill within 5-10min from it but now about 3-5years after he was having a decline
Avatar m tn These risk factors have the highest odds ratios for HCC, and therefore put an affected individual at relatively higher risk of developing the disease than other factors, said Katherine McGlynn, PhD, from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), here at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 101st Annual Meeting.
Avatar n tn These migraines have changed over the last 4 years into debiliting events. The duration of my migraines last from one month to 6 months. Symptoms are strange, regular migraine stuff like arua, nausea, ect, but developed stroke like symptoms with them. My left eye droops, tingeling by left eye and mouth, concentration issues, speech issues, balance problems. These symptoms last for the entire duration of the migraines and sometimes even a few days after the actual headache ends.
Avatar m tn do not recommend lower levels, the NCEP who is managed by the National Lung and Blood Institute which is managed by the National Institute of Health which is managed by the FDA who is managed by the US Department of Health and Human Services make the recommendations and the drug companies have nothing to do with it. You would have to believe that the Feds are being influenced by the drug companies, that doesn't make sense. Most importantly are my numbers. TC141, HDL45 LDL 61.
475555 tn?1469307939 NVHR also benefits indirectly, but openly, from a small amount of funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The reality is, we would love not to need their money and support, but here are many reasons why we must turn to pharmaceutical companies to keep on doing our work.
931415 tn?1244681111 ) Naturally, Oprah doesn’t see it that way and likely no one could ever convince her of the malign effect she has on the national zeitgeist with respect to science and medicine, but that’s exactly what she does.
264121 tn?1313033056 Because of its global prevalence and ease of infection HIV/AIDS poses a potentially serious national security issue. HCV poses no threat to our national security at all nor will it as a result of global infections (which will follow a similar decline as the US) . Let's face it-HCV is hard to get. HIV/AIDS by comparison has many more transmisson vectors which make the spread of the disease harder to control.
324184 tn?1308079803 I went from 1-4 migraines a week to MAYBE one a month now. Everyone has different triggers and tolerance as well. The medication also takes several weeks before you start seeing results. Good luck to you!
Avatar n tn I did end up getting a brain scan(yes, I do have a brain and a heart), because I thought it was an aneurysm or stroke. Brain was "normal". I was Rx some very good med that helped, but I don't remember the name. I think it is related to the hgb dropping, even if only a tad drop. Once the body adjusted, it went. Or maybe it was the interferon crossing the brain barrier to get the hcv, who knows? get good effective meds, tylenol might not cut it.
Avatar m tn Those who ate “dark” oily fish such as salmon, herring and mackerel, one to three times a month had a 36 percent reduced risk of developing prostate cancer. Those who ate the fish more than once a week slashed their risk by 57 percent. Scientists found similar results for eating shellfish, which also contains omega-3 oils.
Avatar n tn fully potent against ETV resistant HBV no in clinical practise the responce is much reduced and the percentage of hbvdna und is absolutely not 100% on etv R, and she has etv, lam mutations and maybe also adv mutations (lam makes also rt215s that i also have naturally not by antivirals, it reduces response on lam, adv and even tnf in vitro, only etv fully active on it, that's why i am already on etv+alinia) she is in the worst case possible now so i think she must know that combo is abolutely a
Avatar m tn Vitamin D: A Potential Role in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention "November 25, 2009 (Orlando, Florida) — Inadequate levels of vitamin D are associated with an increase in the risk of cardiovascular disease and death, a new observational study has found. Dr Tami L Bair (Intermountain Medical Center, Murray, UT) reported the findings here at the American Heart Association 2009 Scientific Sessions....."
Avatar m tn Kinda like, blood pressure meds, the may cause some other problems, like potassium loss which is correctable, but the alternative of not taking those meds is stroke and heart attack. The trade offs need to be weighed carefully before ruling things in or out.
Avatar m tn Hello & welcome......There are 4 specific Enzymes that diagnose Liver Problems....The Most common are ALT & ALKP (Alkaline Phosphatase)....In your dog, is it only the ALT? How how were they the last time? (At the New Vet)... Has either of these Vets suggested medication (Other than the antibiotic) for a month or two & then a retest? There are wonderful meds/supplements to help filter toxins in the Liver.....Did your Vet offer anything like SAMe, Denosyl, Zentonil, etc.
181575 tn?1250202386 And then, once UND for a few month and having then, after several of UND month still on the combo switched to the potent permamono, monitor as frequently as your insurance and doc will let you.
499534 tn?1328707778 Iodine Excretion Data from National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys I and III --- The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
Avatar n tn I have been on Yaz for four months, as with most pills I had a little nausea during the first month but it went away (it says that in the information pack for the pills). I have also not gained any weight, I eat healthy and get a normal amount of exercise. For anyone thinking that this pill will help them with very bad PMS and other side effects and consults with their doctor, I would at least try it for a couple months.
Avatar f tn Not to mention that he was walking like Tim Conway on the old Carol Burnette show (the little old man taking tiny tiny steps). He also looks like he has had a stroke with one side drawn - so does that leave us with Tina Fey (love those videos) to run this country if elected??? mmmm......let me think about that. She's pretty smart, but .......