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Hopkins Researchers Develop Under-The-Skin Implant For Pain Treatment
...he world's opiates, yet only a minuscule amount of oral
morphine was prescribed to cancer patients last ye...cts the implant could be used as an alternative to oral
methadone treatment for heroin and morphine addicts in the United States. Current addiction thera...
Discovery Hints At Multitude Of New Targets For Drugs
...compound of thisnew class might be developed as an oral
contraceptive that does not causethe weight gain common with progesterone in oral
contraceptives. For males, the research indicates it may be possible to develop a testoster...
Alzheimer's disease center seeks patients for new drug studies
... one in North Texas -- testing propentofylline, an oral
drug for Alzheimer's that also may be effective fo...enroll about 15 patients in the 24-week trial. The oral
medication is intended to alleviate the major symptoms of Alzheimer's. The participants, like those ...
Study Shows Gum Disease Increases Risk Of Future Heart Disease
...ng a strong relationship between conditions in the oral
cavity and many systemic diseases. In this case, ...blood vessels. "Weve known for some time that oral
bacteria can infect damaged hearts and that certain oral
bacteria cause platelets to aggregate," Gen...
Routine Dental X-ray May Be A Valuable Tool In Stroke Prevention
...., Ph.D., a radiologist and associate professor of oral
diagnostic sciences in the UB School of Dental Med...ic diseases make their presence known first in the oral
cavity," she added. "Dentists are really physicians of the head and neck areas; that is their train...
Substance from Grapefruit Juice May Make Medications Safer
...crease the absorption of a number of commonly used oral
medications, researchers have found. These drugs include nearly all calcium channel blockers (used to control blood pressure) and some immunosuppressants, sedatives, and protease inhibitors (used to treat AIDS). Although the "grapefruit juice effec...
"Super Aspirin" Holds Long-Term Benefits For Some Patients Who Undergo Balloon Angioplasty
...y to address this issue. "Future development of oral
agents similar to ReoPro™ promises to further expand the use of these agents to a broader spectrum of patients with ischemic heart disease," he said. Michael P. Savage, M.D., associate professor of medicine, division of ca...
Some Good News In Treating Infection Common To HIV Patients
...y period. Patients were given incrementally larger oral
doses over the eight days, ending up with a standard dose on day eight. Kazanjian and his colleagues found that 86 percent of the HIV study patients were able to tolerate Bactrim after the eight-day regimen. Sixty percent tolerated the stepped-up dos...
Drug Regimen Reduces Atrial Fibrillation After Heart Surgery
...le-blind, randomized study, 64 patients were given oral
doses of amiodarone for a minimum of seven days before elective heart surgery and 60 patients received a placebo. One in four of the patients who received the medication suffered atrial fibrillation after surgery, compared with 53 percent of the pat...
Combined Therapy Improved Care Of Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Proper Use Of
New Oral Medications Evaluated
...dthe efficacy and physiologic effects of these two oral
medications in 29patients who suffer from type 2 d...t we understand the mechanism by which these novel oral
medicationslower patients' blood glucose. We then will be able to combine them in arational fashion...
BioNumerik Reports Preclinical Antitumor Data On Two Novel Supercomputer Engineered Anticancer Agents At 89th Annual AACR Conference
...thecins, known as Karenitecins,demonstrates potent oral
antitumor activity, acceptable safety and appear to beinsensitive to common tumor-associated drug resistance mechanisms - BioNumerik's novel chemoprotecting agent BNP7787 appears to completelyprotect against major toxicities associated with wi...
Anti-Clotting Drug May Cause Potentially Fatal Platelet Disorder
...e, including penicillin,some anti-cancer drugs and oral
contraceptives, have been associated with thesyndrome. TTP has been considered an extremely rare disorder -- less than fourcases per million persons, with an overall death rate that was originallyreported at 90 percent. With improvements in ...
Procter & Gamble Supports Yale University Collaboration For Public Health Training Throughout China
... and reform, smokingcontrol, environmental health, oral
hygiene and nutrition. "These areas areessential ... includepartnership with the Ministry of Health on oral
health education for children inrural areas, and working with the Ministry of Education to support t...
First Patients Enrolled In NIH Clinical Trial On Effects Of Marijuana In HIV Patients
...ll be given marijuana to smoke, onewill receive an oral
tablet called Marinol that contains THC, and the thirdwill serve as a control group with patients receiving a placebo tablet thatcontains inactive ingredients. All of the patients will be housed for 25 days in the General ClinicalResearch Center (GCR...
Effect Of Sildenafil (ViagraTM) On Quality Of Life Parameters In Men With Broad-Spectrum Erectile Dysfunction
This analysis assessed the effect of oral
sildenafil on the quality of life of940 men who suffered from broad spectrum erectile dysfunction (ED). The groupwas comprised of 281 men with organic erectile problems, 213 with psychogenicdifficulties, 371 with mixed ED, and 11 who fell into the o...
Randomized Placebo-Controlled Study On The Effects Of Oral Treatment With GinkgoBiloba Extract In Patients With Erectile Dysfunction
...liminary subjective success in a pilot study using oral
treatment withginkgo biloba extract for erectile d...ion couldnot prove any benefit from treatment with oral
Ginkgo biloba extract forpatients with erectile dysfunction."...
Efficacy And Safety Of Oral Phentolamine (Vasomax) For The Treatment Of MinimalErectile Dysfunction
...olving randomized doses of 40 mg or 80 mgof either oral
phentolamine or placebo. In the 40 mg group, out ...bo-controlled, crossover design offixed dose 40 mg oral
phentolamine versus placebo. Out of 148 patients who took40 mg of oral
phentolamine, 50 (34%) respo...
Abstinence Reduces HIV For High-Risk Women - Even Those Who Relapse - Study
...hercontributors to the issue will offer papers and oral
presentations at the 12thWorld AIDS Conference in Geneva from June 28 to July 3. Screening and Counseling Women The study evaluates the effectiveness of three different kinds of programs:programs that target (1) women who are intravenous drug user...
One-Time Needles Don't Reduce HIV Among Addicts, Study Shows
...ributors to the special issuewill offer papers and oral
presentations at the convention. Plausible But Wrong With at least half of new HIV infections in the U.S. occurring among addicts whotake drugs intravenously, methods for preventing HIV transmission via needlereuse have received considerable attent...
Antidepressants Can Lead To Mouth Infections
...at increased risk ofdeveloping dental cavities and oral
infections, researchers warn. This is beca... that cavities orinfections are the result of poor oral
hygiene. Patients, they say, should be told about the dental risks involved inusing antidepr...
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