Tag: "alleviation" at medical news
Timing appears essential to combining antiangiogenesis and radiation therapy
...c enzymes. One crucial result of these findings is alleviation
of the concern that reducing a tumor's blood supply would actually worsen hypoxia and increase resistance to radiation therapy. "The success of this treatment approach depends on carefully scheduling when radiation is administered to take the greate...
Research by scientists affiliated with the Earth Institute at Columbia University
...Session on Earth science, human wellbeing, and the alleviation
of global poverty. Convened by: John Mutter, Arthur Lerner-Lam, and Daniel Schrag Paleoclimate IMPROVED TECHNIQUE TO REVOLUTIONIZE RADIOCARBON DATING Chiu and Fairbanks present new research that has doubled the timeline over which radioca...
Elderly with advanced chronic diseases burdened with symptoms
...gests that greater attention to the assessment and alleviation
of symptoms in this group is greatly needed," said Walke. ...
Global strategies for improving child health under scrutiny
...th research is wholly inadequate to tackle disease alleviation
in the less-developed world. A new health-systems research specialty must be founded, one that is supported technically and financially by the affluent nations and integrated within the policy and health systems of less-developed countries. This rese...
Fogarty International Center announces initial awards for international studies on health and economic development
...ce, the relationship between better health and the alleviation
of poverty has not been fully explored inlow- and middle-income countries. The first grants awarded through the ISHED competition are designed to determine the extent to which population health status and mental health status serve as predictive ind...
First medicinal cannabis studies approved by research center
... study on the efficacy of smoked marijuana for the alleviation
of peripheral nerve pain associated with HIV infec...he efficacy of smoked marijuana versus placebo for alleviation
of peripheral nerve pain associated with HIV infection. Impact of Repeated Cannabis Treatments on D...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet - October 5, 1999
...g,says a noted ethicist (Perspective, p. 531). The alleviation
of suffering iscrucial in all of medicine, especially in the care of the dying. Physicians candeal more effectively with suffering if they become more expert in diagnosingit. The author provides guidance on how this can be done. * * * Meta-analy...
New data provide further evidence of effectiveness of targeted delivery of Relenza and efficacy in both A&B strains
...n of 10mg twicedaily (bid) for five days2, time to alleviation
of symptoms (the primaryendpoint) was reduced by 25 per cent to 4.5 days for those taking Relenza, downfrom 6.0 days for those on placebo. The results of this analysis confirm the efficacy of Relenza in the treatment ofinfluenza B which is similar t...
Faster Relief From Influenza Symptoms For 'High Risk' And Otherwise Healthy Patients With Inhaled Zanamivir
...he primary endpoint of the trial wasmedian time to alleviation
of clinically significant symptoms of influenza,measured by the patient's own assessment as an absence of fever and a score of'none' or 'mild' for headache, cough, sore throat and myalgia. Zanamivirreduced the severity of all these symptoms and loss...