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AIDS Treatments Seek To Eradicate Virus, Restore Immunity
... taken from infants, an innovative therapythat has not
been tried in this way before (see accompanying ba... hidden 1 percentreservoir of virus that drugs may not
touch," Weinhold said. "Idon't think it's realistic to say that we can wipe the disease out, butby b...
Study Says Machine Sensors Applicable To Human Ills
...during April 21-24. "We recognize that people are not
machines and that this is not
aneasy problem," Hansen says. Nevertheless, he adds, "it appearsfrom our experience and study that a...
DNA Imaging to Design Better Drugs
...nthesizedat Georgia State University , the drugis not
yet commercially available but has shown early pro...e ambiguities surrounding APF, showing that itdoes not
intercalate in DNA. The Georgia Tech researchers have been working in this area forabout 1 1/2 year...
Digital Speech Analysis Tests Sobriety
... person produces speech. Four speaker samples may not
sound like enough for a comprehensivestudy, but Cummings said they form a sufficient database to makegeneralizations. "If you see consistently the same trend between sober andintoxicated speech for four different speakers, that's actually a lot,"she...
Use Of Surfectant Therapy Widens Gap In Death Rate Of Black And White Newborns
... therapy, which has been shown to be effective,did not
have the anticipated effect on the disparity in th..., those who weigh less than 4 pounds, generally do not
produceenough surfactant to breathe on their own. In the study, the researchers found the difference...
Chemists Develop Probe To Detect Changes In Imaging Agents Inside Body
...enium is chemicallysimilar to technetium, but does not
carry the same radioactiverisk. The research is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy....
Testosterone May Affect Learning Skills; May Be Put In Tablet Form
..., patterns and locations, the results showed. When not
receiving testosterone, the men showed improved verbal fluency and verbal memory -- making up sentences, defining words and recalling words from a test. Researchers at Hopkins and elsewhere are studying whether testosterone-replacement therapy may im...
New Colorectal Cancer Treatment Available
...o have newly diagnosed metastatic disease and have not
been treated with chemotherapy or those who may have received adjuvant chemotherapy but have been disease-free for at least one year. About 50 centers throughout the U.S., Canada and Australia are participating in the Phase III trial. Earlier recent...
Emory Doctors Discuss "Killing Heat" In This Week's NEJM
...ave been turned off by victims who felt they could not
afford the utility bill. Homes can become super-h...iled shut to thwart burglars. Some residents will not
leave their home unguarded. Others are simply too proud or too fearful to seek refuge in a 'public'...
Hopkins Researchers Develop Under-The-Skin Implant For Pain Treatment
...illagers, many of whom cannot read or write and do not
own clocks, will not
need to store medicines or remember when and how to take them. The new drug delivery system is also...
Discovery Hints At Multitude Of New Targets For Drugs
... The new view holds that steroid receptors are not
merely on-off switches,but are far more complicate...only certain of its normal effects in the body,but not
others. The finding, if confirmed, could point the way to a new wave of drugs withfewer sid...
What Makes Tics Tick? Clues Found In Tourette Twins' Caudates
...e observed in the head of the caudate nucleus, but not
in the adjacent putamen, suggesting that D2 caudate binding accounted for almost all of the symptomatic variance within each twin pair. Previously, preoccupation with the motoric aspects of Tourette Syndrome had led researchersto search for clues in...
Study Demonstrates Safety & Effectiveness Of Asthma Drug
...ild asthma.Regularly scheduled use of albuterol is not
risky, but neither is it necessary,according to co...remain uninformed of the preliminaryresults, so as not
to bias the collection of the data. And when the hugemound of data is collected, the statisticians m...
Study Shows Major Savings In Supervising TB Care
...nitor each patient's treatment. We have shown that not
using DOT is even more expensive because people taking medicine without supervision are more likely to fail therapy," says Chaisson. The findings also support a 1978 Baltimore city decision to set up a DOT program in which health care workers regula...
Raising The Retirement Age In The United States Could Save Billions In Social Security Payments
...nefit of such an increasein retirement age in that not
only would expenditures not
be made, but personswho did continue to work would contribute to revenues through income andother ta...
A Surgical Semiconductor Laser With More Precision And Power
...rent semiconductor lasers. Lanzafame, who was not
involved in this research, says that semiconductor lasers offer several advantages over thegas lasers more widely used in surgery. They're more durable and more user-friendly, he says, since they have no gastanks to replace or mirrors to care for. Se...
Means To Predict Which HIV+ Infants Will Rapidly Develop AIDS Outlined By Emory University Researchers
...wo years of life -- and those in whom symptoms may not
appear for a number of years. Until now, doctors have not
known conclusively how to predict which HIV+ infants will fall into which category. Thymus dysfunct...
Stents Work Well, But Are Costly: Will Hospitals Continue To Use Them?
...ime a stent is used. To date, cardiologists have not
made decisions on whether to use a stentor not
based on how much money their hospitals make or lose, Peterson said.In part, that's because the cost...
It Matters Where, In America, You Suffer A Heart Attack
...g some large differences in efficiency that we did not
expect, as well as some we anticipated," said Eric...isenstein said. Physicians in the GUSTO trial were not
given guidelines on how to treat their patients during the study, he said. He added that patients we...
Postmature Infants Not As Easily Calmed As Other Newborns
...they should have beenborn. The babies generally do not
behave normally, although theyusually are given no...rvous mouthing behavior.But the sugar solution did not
calm such movements in thepostmature babies. The scientists studied the reactions of 31 new-born inf...
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