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Use Of Surfectant Therapy Widens Gap In Death Rate Of Black And White Newborns
...ster and continuing until birth. Prematureinfants, those
who weigh less than 4 pounds, generally do not pro...he lungs of black fetuses mature more quickly than those
of whites and,therefore, the incidence of RDS is lower in premature black infants.Moreover, the deat...
Testosterone May Affect Learning Skills; May Be Put In Tablet Form
...l function and performed significantly better than those
getting the placebo, the results showed. The tablets allowed the men to perform as well sexually as when they received testosterone injections but without prolonged exposure to a high hormone level caused by injections. The hormone level rises and dr...
New Colorectal Cancer Treatment Available
...ase and have not been treated with chemotherapy or those
who may have received adjuvant chemotherapy but ha...atients who have received prior therapy as well as those
who did not," said Dr. Saltz. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the U.S. Ea...
Hopkins Researchers Develop Under-The-Skin Implant For Pain Treatment
...ntrol can get polymers that release more drug, and those
with very stable requirements for pain medications can get one that lasts longer," says Stuart Grossman, M.D., associate professor of oncology and director of the Center's cancer pain program. Results of safety tests of the polymer in animals are rep...
Alzheimer's disease center seeks patients for new drug studies
...or symptoms of Alzheimer's. The participants, like those
in the propentofylline trial, must be coherent eno...erate an adequate dose of Cognex, and a quarter of those
have shown improvement, Svetlik said. "After Cognex was approved, we had difficulty recruiting for ...
Partial Liquid Breathing Improves Lung Function, Chances of Survival in Sick Preemies
...ven of the 13 critically ill infants survived. Of those
who died, three succumbed to their acute lung disease, and one from bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Two patients died of non-respiratory complications of prematurity. Clinical trials using PLV to treat children and adults with severe respiratory distre...
Raising The Retirement Age In The United States Could Save Billions In Social Security Payments
..., instead of the currentretirement age of 65. And those
savings "only represent part of the benefit 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 taxes," the two researchers wro...
Means To Predict Which HIV+ Infants Will Rapidly Develop AIDS Outlined By Emory University Researchers
The identification of a way to single out those
HIV+ infants at highest risk for the rapid and agg... for HIV can generally be divided into two groups: those
in whom AIDS symptoms develop quickly and aggressively -- within the first one to two years of life ...
KUMC Researchers Announce Breakthrough Method For Predicting Epileptic Seizures
...ions are the most expensive part of treatment. For those
who receive no benefits from anti-convulsants, surgical treatment may be an option. Having a way to predict seizures can mean a seizure would be sensed before it occurs and could be prevented. Although the technology for preventing seizures m...
It Matters Where, In America, You Suffer A Heart Attack
...ions about use of interventions, a moderate use of those
procedures and fewer hospital days. How much this ...rs often focus on short-term big-ticket costs like those
related to the use of cardiac catheterization and angioplasty," Mark said. "This study shows that ju...
Program Provides Treatment For Prison-Released HIV-Positive Women
...omen who had release dates andcharges that matched those
of participants in the prison release program hadrecidivism rates of 22 percent within six months and 37 percent within 12months. Prisons are key sites to provide initial HIV-related care and links tocommunity follow-up. Between 1989 and 1993, for ex...
NIAID Stops AIDS Study Prematurely Because Drug 'Cocktail' Boosts Survival
...f ZDV and 3TC, Eron said. Among patients receiving those
two drugs and indinavir, they found only 33 such events. "There were 18 deaths in the double-therapy arm of the study vs. eight deaths in the triple- therapy arm," he said. "No major differences were found in either safety or toxicity between the t...
Drug And Radiation Treatment May Shrink Pancreatic And Gastric Tumors
...the patients withstomach cancers and 31 percent of those
with pancreatic cancers. Most pancreatic and stomach tumors are hard to detect at an early stage.When they are found, the tumors have often spread locally into lymph nodes andsurrounding blood vessels. These malignancies may be too extensive to rem...
Laser Shown Effective In Patients Who Are Not Candidates For Bypass Surgery Or Angioplasty
...ecrease in chest pain(angina), compared to none of those
receiving medical therapy. The heart laser s...also showed that TMR might not be as effective for those
patientswhose heart disease has progressed to unstable angina, a severe form ofangina that requires ...
ACTG Protocol 185 Enrollment Halted
...the same age. It is estimated that in addition to those
children living with AIDS, there are approximately 10,000 other children infected with HIV who have not yet developed AIDS. Furthermore, approximately 7,000 infants are born to HIV-infected women each year in the United States. While not all infant...
Duke Study Uses Tiny Temperature Changes To Probe Water-Exclusion At Protein Binding Sites
...ly the proteinsand ligands but also the water that those
molecules interact with. Separating the effect of protein-ligand interactions from changes inprotein-water and ligand-water interactions remains "one of the mostdaunting barriers to predicting how ligands bind to their protein receptors,"he sai...
Laser Offers Hope For Heart Patients With No Alternatives
...ser procedure supplantingit," Lowe said. "But for those
who have failed all other therapies,TMR is quite promising." In terms of cost, a typical TMR procedure ranges somewhere between thoseof angioplasty and bypass surgery....
Learning From Experience: New Pattern Recognition & Detection Helps Radiologists Analyze Digital Mammograms
... features and trainthe classifier to look just for those
features, we would have the expertuser, in this ca... men. Alsothis year, 44,190 people, 99 percent of those
female, will die from thedisease -- it is the leading cause of cancer death among women 40 to 55. T...
New Drug For Parkinson's Disease Proves Effective, Study Finds
...ups.Members of one group received a placebo, while those
in the otherfour groups received daily doses of pramipexole dihydrochloride. Physicians measured a patient's condition bymonitoring the patient's mood, motor skills, and ability toperform everyday tasks. Over the 10-week study, patientsreceiving pram...
TB Prophylaxis Unnecessary In HIV-Infected People With Anergy, Study Suggests
...at high risk for TB. High-risk individualsinclude those
who belong to groups, such as homeless persons and those
whoinject drugs, in which the prevalence of TB infection is at least 10 percent. To determine the ef...
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