Tag: "supportive" at medical news
Physicians' Opinions Influenced By Drug Industry
... The investigators found that 96 percent of the supportive
authors hadfinancial relationships with manufactur...e criticalauthors. The researchers also found that supportive
and neutral authors weremore likely than critical authors to have financial interactions withmanufa...
UCSF Recruting Breast Cancer Patients For Herbal Therapy Study
...Allparticipants will receive standard (non-herbal) supportive
treatments for sideeffects of chemotherapy, including anti-nausea and pain medications.Women who are eligible for the study must be about to receive the commonly usedregimen of Adriamycin and Cytoxan (AC) chemotherapy and have Stage I or Stage IIbrea...
Campaign Targets Oral Complications Of Cancer Treatment
...essary oral care before cancer therapy, as well as supportive
oral care during therapy, enables the patient to p...he University of Missouri-Kansas City. Also, this supportive
care helps circumvent some of the overwhelming anxiety associated with cancer treatment. The patient...
NHLBI Clinical Trial Stopped Early: Successful Ventilator Strategy Found For Intensive Care Patients On Life Support
...ently exist for these patients. Treatmentinvolves supportive
care in an intensive care unit (ICU), including use of amechanical ventilator and supplemental oxygen to help patients breathe. The ARDS study was designed to compare the safety and efficacy of twodifferent methods of setting the ventilator. ...
BioNumerik Reports Data On Two Novel Supercomputer Engineered Anticancer Agents At 90th Annual Meeting Of The AACR
...NP7787. These laboratory observations are strongly supportive
of ongoing clinicaltesting of BNP7787, since no patient in BioNumerik's currently ongoing U.S. orEuropean Phase I human clinical trials with BNP7787 has experienced clinicallyimportant neurotoxicity. This includes patients who have received more tha...
New Teacher Award Honors NSF Program Director
...ing both intellectual and personal challenges in a supportive
and safeenvironment. Berthiaume developed equipment that allows students withdisabilities to be included successfully in the science laboratory. At Place Middle School in Denver, Colo., Corsentino won praise forfacilitating access to environ...
Postpartum Help Needed To Keep Recent Mothers From Resuming Smoking Habit
...born. The researchers found that ongoing supportive
counseling is needed tokeep new moms off cigarettes because when the trial run of counseling ended,many of the women in the test program started smoking again. "This is the first trial designed specifically to prevent smokingrelapse in postp...
Family Support A Factor In Cardiovascular Responses To Stress
...l and the conflict discussions, people whohad more supportive
relationships with their spouse had less cardiovas...f one spouseperceived the marital relationship as supportive
while the other did not? In terms of blood pressure changes, only what the individual believed matt...
High-achieving children off to a good Head Start academically and socially, but study shows some are not 'turned on' by school
... also viewed the parents of high achievers as more supportive
inencouraging their children to succeed in school than other parents, she said,even though these parents didn't report this behavior. Parents also rated their high-achieving children as better skilled socially, butnot necessarily more cooperative or...
UCSF researchers discover new piece of puzzle in cancer development
...y centers on fibroblasts, cells that help form the supportive
basesurrounding epithelial cells - which line the ...elium as well as contributions fromthe surrounding supportive
tissue, which includes fibroblasts," said the othersenior author of the study, Thea D. Tlsty, PhD, U...
Bexxar highly effective as first-line treatment for patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
...ts were seen, but no patients required hematologic supportive
care. Sixty-two percent of patients developed human anti-mouse antibodies (HAMA). About two thirds of these patients experienced flu-like symptoms lasting less than one week. Virtually all patients - 74 of 76 - responded in some way to treatment. An ...
Hypnosis helps patients control stress and anxiety, UF researchers say
...s preparation were compared with 20 who were given supportive
counseling and 20 patients in a control group who ...ntion in their deliveries, compared with 12 in the supportive
counseling group and eight in the control group, he said. "Patients who are prepared for labor and ...
FDA, drug industry and scholars find success in effort to tackle regulatory issues
...ciated with drug counterfeiting. "FDA is extremely supportive
of PQRI," said Helen Winkle, Acting Director, Office of Pharmaceutical Sciences, FDA. "FDA sees PQRI as an excellent means for leveraging intellectual and laboratory resources and promoting regulatory research programs to enhance our science base."...
McCaw/Muscular Dystrophy Association fund supports UW recruitment of internationally noted gene therapy researcher
...against any form of muscular dystrophy, except for supportive
measures, such as physical therapy, assistive technology and corrective surgery. Some cases are mild and progress slowly, others have rapid deterioration. If the muscles controlling breathing become too weak, death can occur. Few patients with the Du...
Cell transplants offer hope of brain repair following stroke
...the more fertile subventricular regions which have supportive
factors that help the cells grow," says Gupta. "We've demonstrated that transplanted stem cells can survive, multiply and differentiate," Rosenbaum explains. "The other significant finding is that differences in the cell growth depend on the local...
Family important source of support for HIV-positive men
... nor do I believe all family will be supportive
-- in fact, they may actually be hateful," Serovich said. So, HIV-positive men should consider seeking guidance from therapists or other helping professionals in making decisions about discl...
Study discovers a way to keep infants safe from second-hand smoke
...e smoke-related disease.The results suggest that a supportive
counseling style, emphasizing a problem-solving approach, may be the best in this situation. Longer-term studies are needed to find out whether the parents can maintain their improved air quality....
Stanford study investigates treatment cost effectiveness after heart attack
... Sanders said. "Clinical trials have been very supportive
of the use of ICDs in a higher-risk population," said Sanders. "As physicians began using the ICD more, it's important that we look at all other populations it could be used in and determine if it's cost-effective." The researchers began their wo...
People with chronic health problems are heaviest users of medical care, but system not organized to meet their needs
... functional limitations require special medical or supportive
services, which can include home nursing or program like Meals-On-Wheels, to carry out daily activities. Many people have more than one condition or overlapping conditions. More than 9.5 million Americans have all three conditions and have medical c...
Supportive homes mean less risky sex among black adolescent females
...unsupportive families, according to a new study. A supportive
family may provide an environment that protects fe... Health Promotion, also showed that the girls from supportive
families were almost three times more likely to have used a condom during sex in the past month and ...
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