Tag: "treatment" at medical news
AIDS Treatments Seek To Eradicate Virus, Restore Immunity
... NationalInstitutes of Health grants aimed at AIDS treatment
and research. Duke hasan adult AIDS clinical trial group, a pediatric clinical trial group, anda National Cooperative Vaccine Development Groups (NCVDG) grant to testnovel AIDS preventive vaccines. Duke is also home to the Central ImmunologyLaborator...
New Colorectal Cancer Treatment Available
...g in the United States approved by the FDA for the treatment
of colorectal cancer. The drug, called CPT-11 or ...ted approval regulations, for use as a second line treatment
in patients whose disease has recurred or progressed after standard therapy. Dr. Leonard B. Saltz, o...
Hopkins Researchers Develop Under-The-Skin Implant For Pain Treatment
...first under-the-skin narcotic drug implant for the treatment
of pain in cancer patients. The researchers belie...ons, where cancer rates are high, but little or no treatment
for pain is available. "India produces 80 percent of the world's opiates, yet only a minuscule amoun...
Discovery Hints At Multitude Of New Targets For Drugs
...se hair loss,acne and aggression that testosterone treatment
produces, McDonnell said....
Tacrolimus Stops Rejection Of Kidney Transplants
...ses means that tacrolimus has become our preferred treatment
for patients who experience refractory rejection following a kidney transplant," said the paper's lead author transplant surgeon E. Steve Woodle, M.D. , from the University of Chicago Medical Center. "Since uncontrolled rejection remains a primary c...
Study Shows Major Savings In Supervising TB Care
...e drugs at the same time in a single capsule. This treatment
was more effective and less expensive than conventional individual drug therapy, which was the least effective and most expensive form of therapy, according to the study. Overall, the average cost per patient treated was $13,925 for DOT, $13,959 fo...
Rape Victims Find Relief From Posttraumatic Stress Using The Antidepressant Zoloft.
...ke sertralineshould be considered an option in the treatment
of PTSD in rape survivors." SSRIs (selective serot...s of pharmacological agents for PTSDhave evaluated treatment
primarily in war veterans. While PTSD symptoms aresimilar no matter the trauma, the researchers say ...
KUMC Researchers Announce Breakthrough Method For Predicting Epileptic Seizures
...eceive no benefits from anti-convulsants, surgical treatment
may be an option. Having a way to predict ...s tested. "This is a giant first step for improved treatment
for epilepsy," said Susan Arthurs, a patient of Osorio's and founder and president of the Epilepsy A...
It Matters Where, In America, You Suffer A Heart Attack
... picture of what regional differences exist in the treatment
of heart attacks. They looked at both the initial hospitalization of these patients during 1990-1993, and they tracked what happened to them up to one year later. They found that the rates of death and second heart attacks were almost the same ac...
Johns Hopkins To Announce AIDS Capitated Care Program
... at Johns Hopkins, anoutpatient infectious disease treatment
facility, which was named in honor ofJoseph Earle Moore, M.D. Moore, an authority on syphilis, ran an outpatienttreatment and research clnic at Hopkins from 1929 to 1954. The AIDS care program initially will be available through PriorityPartners, wh...
Program Provides Treatment For Prison-Released HIV-Positive Women
...links clientswith medical care and substance-abuse treatment
on release from prison,resulting in a more than 50...ary medicaland gynecological care, substance abuse treatment
and psychological and socialsupport. The Brown University AIDS program, with the Rhode Island depart...
ACTG 315 Preliminary Results: Drug Cocktail Restores Partial Immune Function
...o Wellcome) to the regimen,and will remain on this treatment
for 48 weeks. Dr. Ledermanpresented the analysis of data from 33 patients after 12 weeksof treatment. <The data show that the dramatic risein CD4 counts and fall in plasma levels of virus seen early afterstarting HAART are accompanied by partial...
NIAID Stops AIDS Study Prematurely Because Drug 'Cocktail' Boosts Survival
...nteers in ACTG 320, randomly assigned to different treatment
groups, all had CD4 cell counts below 200 per cubi...extremely comforting to know that this approach to treatment
will offer patients clinical benefits. These very exciting results renew our enthusiasm for this app...
Drug And Radiation Treatment May Shrink Pancreatic And Gastric Tumors
... pancreatic canceris less than five percent. The treatment
was developed by the Brown University Oncology Gro... Hospital and at Rhode Island Hospital. "The new treatment
can be used to shrink localized tumors," Safran said."The idea is to get an effective treatment
Laser Shown Effective In Patients Who Are Not Candidates For Bypass Surgery Or Angioplasty
...omized to either the new laser therapyor continued treatment
with heart medicines, found that 71 percent of the...angina that requires emergency hospitalization and treatment
in a cardiaccare unit. After six months, 37 of the 101 patients in the medical therapy groupcr...
ACTG Protocol 185 Enrollment Halted
...ts when added to the standard AZT-based preventive treatment
regimen. The comparison group received AZT and st...ped, the trial will continue with the standard AZT treatment
and followup of mothers and children, it was announced by the study's sponsors, the National Heart, ...
UNC-CH Study Shows State Protects HMO Clients Poorly
...sharing arrangements, drugs that will be paid for, treatment
of specific conditions, coverage of experimental or investigational procedures or clinical criteria used to review the need for certain treatments or services. This information is especially useful for individuals with special health-care nee...
Guidelines Offer Ways To Curb Antibiotic-Resistant Infections
...n infection, Staph aureus, now resists treatment
by antibiotics in 29 percent of cases, up from about 2 percent in 1975. Responding to the growing health concern, the N.C. Statewide Infection Control Program at the UNC-CH School of Medicine has prepared guidelines for preventing and controlling t...
New Drug For Parkinson's Disease Proves Effective, Study Finds
...ated with levodopa were randomly divided into five treatment
groups.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 ev...
TB Prophylaxis Unnecessary In HIV-Infected People With Anergy, Study Suggests
...nfirmedTB infection do not benefit from preventive treatment
with a front-line TB drug,a study supported by the...s risk. A number of studies have shown that daily treatment
with theantibiotic isoniazid (INH) significantly reduces TB disease risk in personsknown to be co-in...
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