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Study Shows Efavirenz Promising In Treating Pediatric HIV Infection: Leads To Approval Of New Drug For Testing HIV-Infected Children

...i, M.D., NIAID director. "It offers another choice for treating HIV-infected children who currently have fewer treatment options than adults." At present, 12 drugs are approved for treating HIV disease in adults, compared to seven, in...

Electronic Nose Inspects Cheese, Hints At Human Sense Of Smell

...sensation immediately, then another sensation later, and then another at the end," explained Harper. "We suspect that compounds that are ...

Treatment For Cancer May No Longer Be As Grim As The Disease

...he University ofCalifornia at Davis are developing another alternative treatment, which is knownas radio-frequency ablation. It involves heating the diseased cells with a fineelectrode, and is similar to the traditional technique for cauterising bloodvessels. "Essentially, we are hard-boiling the tissue," sa...

AIDS Prevention: Does It Work? Paper Suggests New Way To Assess Prevention Programs

...le gay men in one city or intravenousdrug users in another - but not how populations interact and affect one another. Efforts at HIV education have proceeded under the assumption that educationleads to a change in behavior - a conclusion that ought to be verified, say theauthors. They also observe that evalu...

Hormone Therapy Increases Survival Of High Risk Prostate Cancer Patients

... would be three of four times more likely to dieof another condition other than prostate cancer, such as a heart attack. Conversely, he said, a man belonging to risk group four has a much higherrisk of dying of prostate cancer than a man in group one and therefore shouldconsider aggressive therapy. Based on...

Comprehensive Effort Needed To Prevent And Treat Traumatic Injuries

...on with state and localgovernments. Trauma care is another critical component in reducing the burden of injury. Inadequate funding has hampered the ability of hospitals and trauma centers totreat the most severely injured patients. Costs of trauma care should be sharedat the federal, state, and local levels...

Ovarian Hormone Could Play Key Role In Easier, Safer Childbirth

... an often fatalconnective-tissue disease, may have another important therapeutic role --enabling easier and safer childbirth when laboris induced, says a researcher who reports a series of significant findings onrelaxin's effects on the cervix in humans andrats. In the October issue of the journal Biology of...

Encapsulating Insulin-Producing Cells For Possible Diabetes Therapy

... we cantransplant the islets from one species into another species by using ourmicrocapsule," Grinstaff said. Diabetes, the third leading cause of death in the United States,involves disruptions to normal pancreatic production of insulin, which serves toregulate glucose levels in the bloodstream. ...

Pairing Two Drugs With Angioplasty May Offer Best Success In Treating Heart Attacks

...to 80 percenthad angioplasties, and of this group, another 80 percent received a stent. It was also unique in that it enrolled patients within 60 minutes ofbeing seen in an emergency department, instead of the standard 90 minutes, Ohmansaid. "That's because 60 minutes is within the time span most pa...

Duke Physicians: Clinicians Have Ethical Obligation To Consider Alternative Medicine

...Pursuing adequate and appropriatetraining would be another professional obligation for the conventional clinicianwho wanted to include alternative methods in medical practice. Finally, clinicians are bound by the principle of justice that dictatespatients should have fair access to alternative therap...

Substance Discovered That Induces Hair Follicle Formation In The Mature Skin Cells Of Mice

...during embryogenesis, beta-catenin appears to have another role: it reacts with a molecule called LEF-1, which is expressed only in cells that will eventually become hair follicles. Together, beta-catenin and LEF-1 form a transcription factor that binds to the cells DNA and activates the genes that instruct...

Clinical Trial Demonstrates Experimental Growth Factor Increases Eligibility For Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation

...and restoring bone marrow function. Traditionally, another growth factor, G-CSF, has been relied upon to stimulatestem cell migration into the bloodstream. However, the drug often is unable tostimulate a sufficient number of cells to migrate into the blood. In thesecases, patients are unable to receive the...

USC Researcher Lights Up The Immune System To Help Heart Transplant Recipients

...stem suppressants. And this treatment often brings another serious complication-infection with opportunistic infections such as the cytomegalovirus (CMV). Barr said that photopheresis may also provide an anti-viral effect. "We showed that patients in the photopheresis group had decreased levels of C...

Patent Received On Drug Delivery System

...icchiosaid. The new delivery system could provide another way to deliver chemotherapy tocancer patients. The drug could be administered to the cancerous part of thebody rather than the entire body resulting in fewer side effects....

Women With Cancer Want More Control

...rapies , will bepublished by NYU Press in 1999 and another planned volume will focus on malepatients who have used alternative therapies....

Factors Other Than Race Explain Whether Men In Study Had Health Insurance And Received Health Care

...sed to when the variable "race" is a surrogate for another factor. "Thereare instances when race is the true predictor of differences in health status orhealth service use and is not serving as a proxy," said Dr. Kass, "but raceshould not be used in lieu of a true predictor." The authors studied men ...

MIT Microchip Releases Chemicals On Demand

...e between the reservoir's gold cap (the anode) and another gold structure(the cathode), which causes a current to flow between the two. The cathoderemains intact during this process, but the anode dissolves due to anelectrochemical reaction between it and the salt solution it is bathed in. (Mr.Santini notes ...

Hunter College Biologist Marie Filbin Identifies Mechanism That Blocks All Inhibitors Of Nerve Regeneration; Breakthrough Reported In Neuron Magazine

...authored an article in this prestigious monthly on another startling discovery: MAG's ability to inhibit the regeneration of nerve cells. She also found that applying MAG antibodies to the affected cells had the reverse effect and actually fostered nerve regeneration. Marie T. Filbin, a resident of Manhatta...

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Ranked "Most Preferred Hospital" In L.A. And #1 In Six Other Key Categories

...rms and standards can vary from one publication to another -- NationalResearch Corporation evaluates the nation's major healthcare providers bytalking to the people most concerned -- those who have to make daily healthcaredecisions for their families. Representative homes are chosen in eachmarketplace to be ...

Early Dental Exams For Children Can Avert Problems Posed By Bottled Water And "Bottle Caries"

... not beable to spit it out properly." Sealants are another effective preventive measure that parents can pursue toavoid cavities in their children's teeth. This clear "coating" can be applied tothe permanent back teeth, beginning with the six-year molars, which mostchildren get between ages five and seven, a...

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(Date:4/18/2014)... (April 21, 2014) -- A group of scientists ... and the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging has found ... and neuropsychological function in Parkinson,s disease (PD). ... , the study, which assessed cognitive function in ... the dopamine replacement therapy commonly used to treat ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... memories? How did it make you feel? According to ... experience, such as how sad you were or how ... when you can,t stop thinking about it. , ... context of the memories, rather than how you felt, ... the negative effects of these memories, a new study ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... scientists could lead to potential new treatments for breaking ... , Fibrosis, or scarring, is a hallmark of ... lungs can lead to serious organ damage and, in ... options centers on findings made by Swati Bhattacharyya, PhD, ... that a specific protein plays in promoting fibrosis. ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... One of the most popular vaccine brands for children ... may be overlooking some cost factors when choosing vaccines, ... expensive option, according to a new study by University ... administer can be driven by numerous factors," says Sheldon ... professor of computer science and of mathematics at the ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... In a review published in the April issue of ... The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, says it,s time ... approach to treating sepsis, which kills millions ... Sepsis occurs when molecules released into the bloodstream to ... body. Inflammation is necessary for maintaining good health ...
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