It is important to take the time to simply ask how the patient is doing from several standpoints.
Activated immune cells may contribute to high blood pressure and offer a target for treatment.
“It is a very toxic dust, so if there’s an uptick in the percentage of the coal mine dust that’s silica, the lower standard may not protect people,” says Cecile Rose.
Trial intervention's better-informed patients were less likely to opt for device.
“Sometimes she would fly out to Denver every few weeks for an experimental treatment. . . sometimes we sent her to other places around the country,” said D. Ross Camidge, an oncology professor with CU.
“Many of the 5.8 million Americans with heart failure live with bothersome symptoms, reduced function and poor quality of life,” said David B. Bekelman.
According to Harold S. Nelson, an allergist and immunologist at National Jewish Health, the difference with this study is “the loss of pulmonary function. In that sense, it’s new.”
“There’s been a real shift in the relationship between doctors and patients such that we now expect patients to be involved in their care – they’re expected to be active agents and to share in the decision-making process,” says Elissa Kolva
“The United States is a relatively unique example of representing a lot of variation in social conditions and therefore a lot of variation in disease,” Edward P. Havranek, MD
Enrollment for the clinical trial has just begun at University of Colorado Hospital.
“We know in general that people that are younger and healthy can have better responses to vaccines than people who are older or very young,” said Michelle Barron.
Caffeine is a powerful stimulant. This means it can wake you up, help you stay focused, and even get things moving in the bathroom. But this also means it spikes your blood pressure and stresses your heart, says Amber Khanna.
While a good diet and fitness regimen can have a positive impact on your health, “simply being overweight increases your risk for cardiovascular disease in particular,” says Judith Regensteiner.
Lower sodium levels in the blood are associated with mental impairment and decline in older men, a new study finds.
“These are exciting findings because we may be able to help patients with a form of heart failure that has been recalcitrant to standard-of-care therapies,” said CU associate professor of medicine and study co-author Timothy A. McKinsey.