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Celebrex May Not Pose Bigger Heart Risk Than Similar Drugs: Study

Researchers found more complications, such as bleeding, for the pain relievers ibuprofen and naproxen Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases, Pain Relievers
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Authors: Banoth P, Khanna R Abstract Complications of peritoneal dialysis (PD) create a significant burden for patients and providers. Some complications, such as infections and leaks, are preventable or easily treatable; however, potential fatal complications, such as encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis (EPS), cost patients their lives. Here, we present the case of a PD patient who might have had early, subtle, but ominous symptoms and signs of EPS, diagnosed in its early stages and promptly managed.A 57-year-old man who had been receiving PD for 6 years began having recurrent episodes of abdominal pain, blood-ting...
Source: Advances in Peritoneal Dialysis. Conference on Peritoneal Dialysis - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Adv Perit Dial Source Type: research
Hologic (NSDQ:HOLX) yesterday released results from a study comparing its NovaSure endometrial ablation system to Minerva Surgical‘s endometrial ablation device, touting a higher one-year rate of amenorrhea and higher quality of life for women treated with the NovaSure , despite experiencing a higher rate of perioperative adverse events. Results from the trial were published in the International Journal of Women’s Health, Marlborough, Mass.-based Hologic said. In the 189-patient study, researchers compared the use of endometrial ablation with either the NovaSure or Minerva device. The study’s primary...
Source: Mass Device - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Clinical Trials Women's Health Source Type: news
(Natural News) Chron’s disease is a long-term, chronic health condition that affects 700,000 people in the United States and is the result of inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract. Its symptoms can be mild or severe, and may include rectal bleeding, frequent and recurring diarrhea, significant weight loss, fever, abdominal pain and cramping, low energy and...
Source: NaturalNews.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Conclusions Transperitoneal laparoscopic pyeloplasty is feasible and effective for the management of UPJO associated with renal or urinary tract anomalies.
Source: International Braz J Urol - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Sporadic vascular malformations (VMs) are complex congenital anomalies of blood vessels which lead to disfigurement, overgrowth, stroke, pain and/or life-threatening bleeding, depending on the vessel size and the body site. Therapeutic options are severely limited and multi-disciplinary management remains challenging. To investigate the pathogenesis of 160 sporadic intracranial and extracranial VMs in which known genetic causes had been excluded, sequencing of affected tissue DNA was undertaken using next generation sequencing optimised for detection of low mutant allele frequency.
Source: Journal of Investigative Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Genetic Disease, Gene Regulation, and Gene Therapy Source Type: research
Authors: Moon JH, Lee MY, Chung YJ, Rhee CK, Lee SJ Abstract Objectives: The post-tonsillectomy pain and post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage are the two main problems after tonsillectomy. The aim of this study was to investigate the beneficial effects of water soluble ethanol extract propolis on post-tonsillectomy patient. Methods: One hundred and thirty patients who underwent tonsillectomy or adenotonsillectomy were randomly divided into the control and propolis groups, each including 65 patients. The propolis group was applied with propolis orally immediately after surgery and by gargle. The pain scores were assess...
Source: Clinical and Experimental Otorhinolaryngology - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: Clin Exp Otorhinolaryngol Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: After 3 months of hormonal contraception both the number of days of menstrual bleeding and the use of medication to relieve menstrual pain were reduced, but there were no significant changes in self-rated HRQOL perception. Seasonal effects on HRQOL were reported. PMID: 29671353 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care - Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Tags: Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care Source Type: research
This article discusses the association of musculoskeletal with thoracic trauma care and emphasizes on pain as a vital sign in trauma.
Source: European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
ConclusionsPerforming a TS in TKA in patients with osteoarthrosis does not result in a relevant lower postoperative pain, or in an improvement in HRQOL, and it does increase the amount of bleeding after the procedure.
Source: European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
Conclusion The new plastic stent for EUS-PD was associated with not only short-term technical success but also long-term clinical success in the majority of patients evaluated in this study. [...] © Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New YorkArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text
Source: Endoscopy International Open - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Original article Source Type: research
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