Tag: "both" at medical news
AIDS Treatments Seek To Eradicate Virus, Restore Immunity
... science's understandingof how the virus reacts to both
drug treatments and novel forms of reconstitutingp...roducing immunity, will be closelycompared between both
protocols and within the three arms of the first protocol. "The testing to to be performed ...
Maternal Exposure To Crack Cocaine Produces Stressed Newborns
...edicine. "Crack babies" also display patterns of both
excitability and lethargy,appear to be more stressed, and fail to follow certain stimuli, such as arattle or bell, compared to non-exposed infants. The Brown researchers think the findings result from the combined action ofcocaine with alcohol and m...
Study Demonstrates Safety & Effectiveness Of Asthma Drug
... Jeffrey M. Drazen, M.D., and Elliot Israel, M.D., both
of Brigham andWomen's Hospital and Harvard Medical...appearingplacebo inhaler for 16 weeks. Patients in both
groups were permitted totake additional albuterol, when needed, for relief of asthma symptoms. Durin...
Study Shows Major Savings In Supervising TB Care
... to save money in the short term ultimately may be both
inferior toand more expensive than a more comprehe... to save money in the short term ultimately may be both
inferior to and more expensive than a more comprehensive approach like DOT," says Chaisson. Other au...
Means To Predict Which HIV+ Infants Will Rapidly Develop AIDS Outlined By Emory University Researchers
...lop AIDS symptoms sooner. This tendency to delete both
types of T cells is in contrast to what occurs in most other HIV-infected children or adults; usually when the number of CD4+ T cells decreases, the number of CD8+ T cells increases. An important part of the study was the team's comparison of infant...
UW, Siemens Unveil New Panoramic Ultrasound Imaging Application Using Programmable Technology
...Several key technology patents have been issued to both
the UW andSiemens during the collaboration. Siemens funded the UW research with $1million and holds an exclusive license to the UW core technology. "This is asuperb example of how industrial and university partners can work togetherto develop technol...
It Matters Where, In America, You Suffer A Heart Attack
... in the treatment of heart attacks. They looked at both
the initial hospitalization of these patients duri...spread during the study period, rated the best for both
the initial hospitalization and up to a year later. "This could upset prevailing views in several...
Postmature Infants Not As Easily Calmed As Other Newborns
...eg movements. Before receiving the sugar solution, both
types of infantsexhibited the usual movements, such as trembling of the lowerlip, the arms, hands and legs and a nervous mouthing behavior.But the sugar solution did not calm such movements in thepostmature babies. The scientists studied the reaction...
Johns Hopkins To Announce AIDS Capitated Care Program
...care, we are confident we can provide care that is both
excellent andcost-effective." Published studies show that AIDS patients treated by experienced careproviders have shorter hospital stays, better outcomes and lower cost. "The AIDS capitation program focuses on what has been a flagship effortat H...
ACTG 315 Preliminary Results: Drug Cocktail Restores Partial Immune Function
...the increase in CD4+ T cells couldbe attributed to both
more memory cells (those that have encounteredHIV before) and more naïve cells (those not exposed to HIVor another antigen before), while naïve cells are primarilyresponsible for the rise in CD8+ T cells. Meanwhile, the percentageof activa...
NIAID Stops AIDS Study Prematurely Because Drug 'Cocktail' Boosts Survival
...mbined with zidovudine (ZDV) and lamivudine (3TC), both
significantly reduced AIDS virus levels in patients and boosted levels of CD4 cells, the infection- fighting cells the virus attacks and slowly destroys. Volunteers in ACTG 320, randomly assigned to different treatment groups, all had CD4 cell count...
Routine Dental X-ray May Be A Valuable Tool In Stroke Prevention
...sits in the carotid arteries, the large vessels on both
sides of the neck that supply blood to the brain. ... of patients with calcification had the finding in both
carotid arteries. While most of these patients had no stroke symptoms and only three had a ...
Common Carbohydrates May Prove To Be Substitute For Dietary Fiber
... occurs actually grew thickerand bigger. Levels of both
bifidobacteria and acidity increased. Researchers...Stephen J. Demichele of RossProducts, which funded both
UNC-CH Study Shows State Protects HMO Clients Poorly
...anisms. The state earned its top marks for both
its oversight of HMO premium rates and its financi...s, she said. It received D-minuses for both
how much consumers participate in HMO governance and how consumers can get information about HMOs. ...
Kids Near Airports Don't Read As Well
...s." Evans and his collaborator, Lorraine Maxwell, both
environmental psychologists, are in the Department...ldren in a quiet school. Unlike in other studies, both
groups of children were tested in quiet conditions. By doing so, the researchers showed that the li...
Researchers Gain Insights Into Drugs Used For Manic-Depression
...ional Academy of Sciences, thescientists show that both
drugs stimulate release of a chemical thattriggers brain cell activity responsible for helping control the wild moodswings of bipolar disorder. Used together, the drugs may achieve a desiredoutcome without causing dangerous side effects. Som...
Guidelines Offer Ways To Curb Antibiotic-Resistant Infections
...rs. William Rutala, director, and Dr. David Weber, both
professors at the School of Medicine, and Eva Clontz, program coordinator....
Antimicrobial "Bug Spray" Found In Human Lung Cells
... compounds, they may help fight lung infections in both
CF patients and in the general population, where infectious lung diseases like tuberculosis kill more than 7 million people every year. "People have always thought that the lungs only attacked infections via the classical immune system--B cells, T ce...
TB Prophylaxis Unnecessary In HIV-Infected People With Anergy, Study Suggests
...nd Mortality WeeklyReport. "The low rates of TB in both
the treatment and placebo groups (three cases outof 260 patients, and six cases out of 257 patients, respectively)," says Dr.Gordin, "indicate that TB may be under much better control than in 1991 when theCDC suggested that INH preventive therapy mig...
Mother's Milk: Nutrition And Nurture For Infants -- And The Best Defense Against Disease
...any health and otheradvantages of breastfeeding to both
babies and their mothers. Breastfeeding is acknowledged by health professionals as the idealsource of nutrition for infants in almost every case. In addition, the nurturingrelationship engendered by breastfeeding contributes to building a clo...
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