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AIDS Treatments Seek To Eradicate Virus, Restore Immunity
...he most aggressive oftherapies, which has not been available
before now," said oncologistDr. Clay Smith. Smith said he hopes not only to save these patients, but to answer somefundamental questions about the viability of bone marrow transplantationin AIDS therapy. The team plans to treat abo...
DNA Imaging to Design Better Drugs
...State University , the drugis not yet commercially available
but has shown early promise intreating Pneumocysti...d. "Although scanningforce microscopes are already available
in numerous academic andindustrial labs across the country, they have not been widely used inpharmac...
Hopkins Researchers Develop Under-The-Skin Implant For Pain Treatment
...e of pain medication. "Different polymers will be available
to meet the needs of a particular patient, so that.... trials, the researchers hope to make the polymer available
to cancer centers in developing nations for further study. If the pain treatment trials prove effect...
What Makes Tics Tick? Clues Found In Tourette Twins' Caudates
... the study. Additional information and b-roll are available
from the association (718-224-2999). The National Institute of Mental Health is a component of the National Institutes of Health, an agency of the U.S. Public Health Service, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services....
Johns Hopkins To Announce AIDS Capitated Care Program
... to 1954. The AIDS care program initially will be available
through PriorityPartners, which is Hopkins' Medicaid Managed Care Organization, and ChesapeakeFamily First, United Healthcare of the Mid-Atlantic's medical assistanceprogram. "Moore Options is a dramatically new concept in capitation, but it makess...
ACTG Protocol 185 Enrollment Halted
..., and one or more diagnostic HIV test results were available
in 379 infants. The estimated overall rate of mother-to-infant HIV transmission was an unexpectedly low 4.8%, and did not differ between HIVIG and IVIG recipients (4.7% versus 4.8%, respectively). The transmission rates were well below the anticipat...
UNC-CH Study Shows State Protects HMO Clients Poorly
...an get information about HMOs. Information available
to consumers about competing plans is relatively s...mparing selected aspects of competing health plans available
to consumers. improve the due process requirement. give the N.C. Department of Insurance broa...
Researchers Gain Insights Into Drugs Used For Manic-Depression
... Until recently, lithium was the best medication available
for thedisease, but because of undesirable side effects many people discontinueits use. In the past few years, an anticonvulsant drug prescribed forepilepsy, called valproate, was also found to be effective. Cliniciansdiscovered that best results oft...
New Drug For Parkinson's Disease Proves Effective, Study Finds
...ek by the Food and Drug Administration and will be available
in pharmacies around the nation beginning next wee...werful new stablemate to the range of drugsalready available
will improve doctors' ability to find the best mix for each individual patient, Dr. Kieburtzsays. ...
Milk Extract May Heal Wounds And Smooth Wrinkles
...linical trials, and is unlikely to be commercially available
before theend of the decade. Dr Belford is now in the process of negotiating a clinical trial in Adelaidefor the extracted whey powder. As part of the trial, the scientists planto test whether the whey extract will speed the healing of patients with...
TB Prophylaxis Unnecessary In HIV-Infected People With Anergy, Study Suggests
...derived proteins below theskin, is the only method available
for diagnosing inactive, or latent, TBinfection. Palpable swelling at the site of injection occurs in mostTB-infected people with healthy immune systems. However, HIV-infected peoplewith suppressed immune systems often exhibit anergy, a reduced or ...
Condemnation May Be Driving Circumcised Women From Health Care
... relative dearth ofpractical, clinical information available
to providers" on how they should treatcircumcised women. More than 30,000 Africans entered the U.S. during the last decade, 93percent of them refugees from Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somalia, where more than 80percent of the women are circumcised....
Studies Find Public Policies For Children And Teenagers Not Very Effective
...known degree, of the actualeducational programming available
to children. Much of theprogramming that was claimed then as educational reflected littlemore than the creative re-labeling of many pre-existing shows aseducational," said Dr. Kunkel. "We found that only 0.4 hours per week of so-called"educa...
Unique Interactive Health Kiosks Distributed In Michigan
... by experts at the U-M. Currently, there are five available
channels that cover a broad spectrum of health top...s there are also plans to localize the information available
at a given location. For example, a person using the prostate screening channel could be made aware...
Jefferson Researcher Finds New Digital X-Ray Technology May Cut Costs And Improve Patient Care
...lity, he said. Furthermore, there is software available
that would allow a radiologist to focus on or enhance a specific area of interest on the digital X-ray. This new technology can result in reducing the cost of processing, storing and transporting images, so radiologists will be able ...
Society Of Actuaries Surveys Experts On Longer Life Spans And Forecasting Mortality For Social Security
...uncil. More information on the project is available
from Warren Luckner at theSociety offices, 847/706... email@example.com . Materials from theseminar are available
in two packages -- costs are $25 and $75 -- through the Society's Books Department (phone:847/706-35...
Challenges To Native American Health Care Even More Profound Than Those Facing The U.S. Health System In General
... The leadership and expertise are clearly available
for this task, yetthe key is joining together to seize an opportunity of a generation to assurethat all the partners are meeting their obligations to promote and secure thehealth of Indian people. "Now is the time to launch a broad-based review ofFed...
Physicians' Opinions Influenced By Drug Industry
...journals would risk limiting their pool of experts available
todebate medical issues if they were to exclude the publication of articles byphysicians with financial relationships with manufacturers," Detsky explains."Physicians and researchers simply need to disclose their financialrelationships." De...
Medicare Approves UM Medical Center For Lung Transplants
...all of the advancedmedical and surgical treatments available
for patients with advanced lungdisease, including transplantation, lung volume reduction surgery for emphysemaand therapies for pulmonary hypertension....
Penn Researchers Initiate Ground-Breaking New Trials To Treat
...sure correct dosage. Thistype of treatment is now available
for the first time in theUnited States exclusively...y calling (215)662-7296. Select patients are also available
for interview uponrequest....
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