Tag: "additive" at medical news
Researchers Gain Insights Into Drugs Used For Manic-Depression
...ucing an additive, enhanced effect. "This additive
effect may explain the clinical observation that insome patients the use of the two drugs together can produce the bestresults," he said....
Cattle: Latest Weapon In The War On Cancer?
...not just as a medical treatment,but potentially an additive
for therapeutic foods æ just as some specialfoods are now enriched with substances which protect the consumer againstheart disease, osteoporosis and cancer....
Increased Public Access To Defibrillation Could Prove Potentially Cost-Effective And Life-Saving
...ly viable solution and itseffects are likely to be additive
to the results of a standard EMS system. Implementation of PAD by members of the public cost $44,000 per additionalquality-adjusted life year and implementation by police cost $27,000 compared toa standard EMS system. A quality-adjusted life year is...
Drug Combination Including New "Super Aspirin" Drug Cuts Risk Of Death Or Second
...apy. All patients received aspirin. "The additive
role of heparin remains uncertain, but appears morefavorable with low-dose lamifiban," Moliterno says. After 30 days there was a minor difference in the number of deaths or secondheart attacks among the low-dose lamifiban, high-dose lamifiban, and st...
USGS information available on recent MTBE risk findings
...may be affected by contamination from the gasoline additive
methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) due to their proximity to leaking underground storage tanks. Added to gasoline in large amounts to reduce air pollution, MTBE has turned up in groundwater throughout the nation. On Monday, the Environmental Protection A...
American Chemical Society spotlights medicine, museums and mileage at Washington Meeting August 20-24
...s museum treasures and a high-performance gasoline additive
that reduces pollution will be presented August 20...eic acids (CLAs) Deteriorating museum treasures An additive
that increases fuel mileage and horsepower with less pollution Endocrine disruptors and pesticide...
Supplements that target fat loss
metals that protect themselves
...s yields a kinder, gentler aspirin. A new gasoline additive
packs the punch of MTBE without the environmental ...polymer in your tank- A new polymer-based gasoline additive
could dramatically decrease polluting emissions while boosting engine power. MTBE, today the additiv...
Put a polymer in your tank
may boost mileage and power, cuts pollution Washington D.C., Aug. 24 -- A gasoline additive
that may be able to dramatically increase mileage and engine power with less pollution was described...
Chronic lead contamination in San Francisco Bay shows long-term persistence of lead from past use of leaded gasoline
SANTA CRUZ, CA--The use of lead as a gasoline additive
was phased out years ago in California, but an enormous reservoir of lead-contaminated soils and river sediments remains in the Central Valley and will continue to contaminate the waters of San Francisco Bay for decades to come, according to a study ...
Pipelines, storage containers may spread MTBE throughout Midwest
...0 percent of the gasoline samples, even though the additive
has seen limited use because ethanol is the main o... believes that a complete ban on the controversial additive
is needed to prevent its spread. MTBE came under intense scrutiny after numerous studies showed it...
Alcohol and nicotine: A deadly duo
...that low doses of alcohol and nicotine can have an additive
effect on the release of the neurotransmitter dopa...ower doses of nicotine and alcohol resulted in an additive
effect on the release of DA, which was not observed with higher doses of nicotine and alcohol. Wh...
American Thoracic Society news tips for June (second issue)
...ations, less progressive decline in health, and an additive
effect to long-term 2 agonists on lung function and symptoms. In addition, he noted that there was indirect evidence of improved mortality rates for patients. However, Dr. Pauwels pointed out that thebronchial biopsies taken in the COPD study were ...
Prostate cancer survival benefit from combination of androgen suppression and external irradiation
...ression and external irradiation appear to have an additive
effect on local disease control by inducing apoptosis [tumour-cell death]"....
Purdue researchers design fishes' diets to make you healthier
...rdue forestry and natural resources professor. The additive
he is testing currently is a type of omega-6 fatty acid called conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), which researchers have found is a weapon against cancers and diabetes. "We found by adding CLA to fishes' diets we can get more of these fatty acids into t...
This is your heart on drugs: Study improves ER treatment for cocaine's heart effects
...ocaine user also smokes, the two drugs can have an additive
effect. Cocaine users can benefit from certain tests and treatments commonly used in all chest-pain sufferers, but can be harmed by others. For instance, beta-blocker drugs used by many heart patients can further constrict cocaine users' narrow blood...
Pediatric food allergies: What every parent should know
...udes disease with unknown mechanisms, such as food additive
allergy. Elimination diets may be called for, and parent should search for hidden ingredients (peanut in sauces or egg rolls), labeling issues ("spices"), cross contamination (shared equipment), and "code words" (such as "natural flavors"). A regis...
PTH and Alendronate: combining treatments shows no bone density advantage
...that the combination treatment did not produce any additive
effects on BMD scores. Spine and hip BMD in the men's study actually increased less with combination therapy than with PTH alone, as did spine BMD in the women's study. Both women's and men's studies suggested that alendronate reduces the bone-buildi...
Whole tomato powder effective in preventing prostate cancer
...nds in tomatoes and to determine whether there are additive
or synergistic effects between the compounds. "Many men are consuming lycopene-containing supplements with the hope that they may prevent prostate cancer or enhance the treatment of their prostate cancer," the authors write. "We suggest that a focus...
Stroke may increase risk of Alzheimer disease
...vascular disease process, or alternatively, to the additive
effects of stroke and AD pathologic features, leading to an earlier age at onset of the disease," the authors conclude. ...
New drug combination might be more effective pain reliever
...ng naproxen, the addition of glucosamine caused an additive
effect, meaning the sum of each drug's properties. When combined with aspirin or acetaminophen, the result was subadditive, or less than the sum of each drug's properties. But when combined with ibuprofen, the researchers found pain relief was enhanc...