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Study Finds St. John's Wort Can Cut Alcohol Consumption
...ed to treat mild to moderate depression in Europe, also
reducealcohol intake in laboratory animals, Univer... meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism. He also
willpresent them in Copenhagen next week at a meeting of the International Societyof Biomedical Rese...
Old Drugs, New Tricks
...INSERM researchers showed that PPARa receptors are also
present in vascularmuscle cells, which participate...staglandin by vascular muscle cells in vitro. They also
inhibit the inductionof an enzyme called Cox-2 (cyclooxygenase), which serves as a marker of vascula...
Fact Sheet -- Rectal Administration Of Diazepam For Acute Repetitive Seizures (RADARS) Study
...eated can cause brain injury. Rectal diazepam gel also
appears toincrease quality-of-life and to be cost-effective, reducing the need foremergency room care. Study Design Double-blind, randomized, 10-center, parallel group, placebo-controlledstudy. 91 patients (47 children and 44 adults) with a hi...
Safe And Effective Treatment For Acute Repetitive Seizures
...ation, administered with anapplicator, diazepam is also
sold in oral form. Administration of diazepam ino...oms and to receive treatment intheir homes. It is also
an excellent example of collaboration between a privatecompany, clinical investigators, and the Nati...
International Panel Evaluates Testing For Drug Resistance In HIV
...ls--interpretation of any resistance assays should also
takeinto account the patient's complete treatment history. Although an assay that shows a viral strain may be resistant to a drug shouldrule out use of that drug, an assay that does not indicate resistance cannotguarantee treatment success. Furt...
OHSU Scientists Begin Human Trials Of A Drug Aimed At The Underlying Cause Of Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
... by the Oregon Cancer Center based atOHSU and will also
be conducted at UCLA and M.D. Anderson Medical Center inTexas. "The commitment of the Oregon Cancer Center to controlling cancer andleukemia is based upon two fundamental premises. First, you can't prevent orcure cancer or leukemia unless you...
New Study Indicates Lightning Can Kill Without Leaving a Mark
...terengineering department and Dr. Phillip Yarnell, also
a neurologist at St.Anthony Hospital. All are mem..., possibly causing death." The researchers also
have speculated that in some fatal cases of "hikerheart attacks" in Colorado's high country, lightni...
Voluntary HIV Counseling And Testing Reduce Risk Behavior In Developing Countries
...the rate of unprotected intercourse witheach other also
decreased significantly, from 75 percent before co...t counseling and testing isnot only effective, but also
cost-effective in these countries," Coates said."And the money that would be spent is small compare...
Extreme Prematurity Brings Two-Fold Increase In Risk Of Repeating A Grade, Needing Special Education
...ation and use of the school resource room. Parents also
brought their children to the hospital's pediatric development center for evaluation. After excluding children with major neurological impairments, such as cerebral palsy, mental retardation, blindness and/or deafness, the children born extreme...
Timing Of Breast Cancer Surgery Doesn't Appear To Influence Survival Anymore
...surgical practice and chemotherapy changed, but so also
have the drugsused for the anesthetic, as well as for post-operative pain control. "Patientsare now kept warmer during the operation, fewer need blood transfusions andinfection control has improved," she says. Harlap and her colleagues speculatetha...
Powerful AIDS Drugs May Promote Heart Disease
...y prevent early deaths from the HIV virus,but they also
may contribute to a longer-term risk of heart dise...ocktails containing protease inhibitors. The study also
documented another side effect. Of 116 women who were treatedwith the popular drug protocol at the M...
UCSF Researchers Seeing Increased Rates Of Unprotected Sex Among San Francisco
...vailable before they got sick. Lack of condom use also
might be due to adesire to trust the partner, she ..., director of the UCSF AIDS Research Institute, is also
aco-investigator. The UCSF ARI is an institute without walls that encompasses all UCSF AIDSprograms ...
Many Gay Men Infected With HIV Are Opting To Delay Treatment, Despite
Availability Of Drugs
...s, and making informed choices," he said. "They're also
aware that once they start drug therapy, they can never stop.Someone not prepared to make that commitment is better off delaying therapy thanfollowing it inconsistently, possibly creating resistant strains. From anadherence standpoint, it is probabl...
HIV Patients' Mental Health Affects How Seriously They Take Treatment
...condition and treat it, Holzemer said. Researchers also
plan to find ways tohelp patients feel more actively involved in their own care in hopes that theywill take it more seriously as a result, Holzemer said. The study, one of the largest ever on the subject, used a survey to assess themental and emotion...
Scientists Report Cancer Fighting Drug As Possible Treatment For Multiple
...g inhibition of myelindestruction. The scientists also
looked at the levels of three substances, called cytokines,playing a role in the autoimmune process damaging the CNS in MS: tumor necrosisfactor-a (TNF-a), Fas-ligand (FasL) and interleukin-4 (IL-4). TNF-a and FasL aretoxic to CNS myelin and to the m...
UCSF Study Finds Drug Treatment Can Be Cost Effective In Tanzania And Thailand
For HIV-Positive Pregnant Women
...orld, which begins 12 weeks before thedue date and also
involves continued treatment of the infant in the post-natalperiod," Marseille said. He added, "This means that prevention is now possible for a much higher portionof mother-to-child HIV transmission cases worldwide." In the UCSF study, researchers ...
World's First Producer To Repair Brain Damage From Stroke
...s neurological deficits from stroke. It is also
the first brain cell transplant to use tissue grow...y includesnot only neurodegenerative diseases, but also
spinal cord damage." Stroke is the third leading cause of death and the most common cause of...
Anti-Migraine Drugs Might Cause More Pain Than Relief For Those With Heart
...striction occurs not only in the head vessels, but also
thecoronary arteries." Other researchers involved in the study included Marije Reekers, undergraduatestudent, Leiden University Medical Center, Rotterdam; Willem Bax, M.D., Ph.D.,formerly at Erasmus University, presently at Eemland Hospital, Amersfoo...
"Happy Hour" Is Unhappy For Many Cardiac Arrest Victims
...enders, orworking days vs. weekend days. The study also
provided new information about individuals who have more than onecardiac arrest. The study found that individuals who had a cardiac arrest inthe morning had about the same chance of having another morning arrest as anafternoon arrest. Researchers c...
Three INEEL Inventions Win International Recognition
...used for post-harvest disease control. The product also
offers new treatmentsolutions. For example, it has proven effective in combating pathogens in maturefruit, such as soft rot in potatoes, opening a virtually untapped market fortreatment of stored crops and crops being transported to market. Competing...
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