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American Heart Association Comment On New England Journal Of Medicine Report OnCalcium Antagonist Nisoldipine (March 5 issue)
...rm forcalcium channel blockers) may pose risks for certain
people, including thosewith diabetes and coronary heart disease. Past studies of short-acting calciumantagonists have also found increased risk of cardiovascular complications. Itwas thought that the longer-acting drugs did not pose similar risks. ...
Acceptability Of Alternative Health Care Growing In U.S.
...ccessibility, but there may be losses in equity by certain
segments of the population, such as rural and inner city minority populations." Equity is a hard question to assess, Gordon > Transfer interrupted! le on thegeography of the availability, accessibility and utilization of alternative th...
Heart Laser Surgery: An Alternative To Transplantation
...heart laser surgery may replace transplantation in certain
patients with severe coronary artery disease. Clinical results were reported today at theInternational Society For Heart and Lung Transplantation Meeting in Chicago, Illinois. According to Valluvan Jeevanandam, M.D., Surgical Director of the HeartTr...
Studies Look At Threshold Effect Of Cholesterol-Lowering "Statin" Drugs
...ct" in which further cholesterol lowering beyond a certain
"cutoff" (100-125 mg/dL) offered little benefit in reducing risk of second heart attacks. The trials do emphasize the need to employ clinical judgment whether tointensify therapy in patients with heart disease whose LDL levels are alreadynearing the...
Preventing Stroke: The Choice Between Aspirin And Warfarin
... warfarin to prevent stroke. The study identifies certain
patients with acommon type of irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation, and a low-riskfor stroke who fare well by taking aspirin instead of warfarin to preventstroke. Previous studies have shown that warfarin can cut by two-thirds thestroke ri...
Widely Used Therapy May Not Be Effective In Treatment Of Acute Stroke
...the LMW heparinoid may have a positive effect in a certain
group ofstroke patients, those with large artery atherosclerosis, a disease in whichfatty materials (plaque) build up on the inside of the walls of large arteries,such as the large carotid arteries in the neck that carry the majority of bloodto the b...
Compound In Meat Prevents Diabetes, Study Suggests
...t is in foods naturally. We know that they contain certain
vitamins and minerals, but there could be thousand...th CLA have shown that it can prevent the onset of certain
types of cancer and can reduce the number of mammary, skin and stomach tumors in laboratory animals....
ONYX Pharmaceuticals Reports Phase II Clinical Trial Results At ASCO Meeting
... marketing and sales. This press release contains certain
forward-looking statements with regardto the development of potential human therapeutic products that involve a numberof risks and uncertainties. Actual events may differ from thecompany's expectations.In addition to the matters described in this pr...
National Office Of Drug Safety Is Needed, Experts Say In JAMA
... drugs, such as birth defects,aplastic anemia, and certain
irregular heart rhythms. The authors also say that the new office should identify the prioritytargets for prevention efforts. "Are preventable drug-related injuries occurringbecause of inadequate initial testing, a breakdown in post-market su...
Products For Weight Loss Or Increased Energy Can Be Deadly, Warn Poison Control Experts
...contain active ingredients thatcan be dangerous to certain
individuals because of their current healthcondition or because of medications they are taking. Any person consideringusing one of these products should consult a physician first." Since January 1, CPCS has been monitoring its calls about adverse re...
Synthetic Detergent Found To Fight Multi-Drug Resistance
...in is found in highlevels in the cell membranes of certain
cancer cells that are resistant to awide variety of anti-cancer drugs. Tumors that contain a high content ofP-glycoprotein fail to respond to chemotherapy because the pump rapidly removesthese drugs from cells, preventing their killing action. The pu...
Scientists To Prepare Advisory Report On What's Been Learned About The Possible
Adverse Health Effects of Electric Fields
... there no risk, a possible risk, alikely risk or a certain
health risk from exposure to the extremely lowfrequency electric and magnetic fields (EMF) that result from generating,transmitting and using electrical energy? BACKGROUND: Some limited studies had hinted at the possibility ofadverse health ...
ACE-Inhibitors Score High In Reducing Heart Attack Deaths
...Asecond strategy is to use the drugs early only in certain
high-risk individualssuch as those with irregular heart rhythms, heart failure and, possibly,diabetes. "Irrespective of which strategy physicians choose, the results of this analysissupport the use of ACE-inhibitors early in the treatment of heart at...
International Panel Evaluates Testing For Drug Resistance In HIV
...irusinfecting an individual patient. Each type has certain
advantages anddisadvantages, but there are insufficient data to recommend one over the other. Resistance assays may identify the predominant resistant strains in a patientbut miss other resistant strains present in smaller amounts. Also, becausepr...
Scientists Report Cancer Fighting Drug As Possible Treatment For Multiple
...currently undergoing phase III clinical trials for certain
types ofcancer may have potential benefit for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS),report researchers from The Rockefeller University, Albert Einstein College ofMedicine (AECOM), British Biotechnology Pharmaceuticals Ltd. and Harvard MedicalSchoo...
Anti-Migraine Drugs Might Cause More Pain Than Relief For Those With Heart
...erers with established heartdisease shouldn't take certain
anti-migraine medications. Dutch researchers report in today's Circulation: Journal of the American HeartAssociation that studies of blood vessels in the lab show that several migrainemedications cause the vessels feeding the heart to contract. If t...
"Happy Hour" Is Unhappy For Many Cardiac Arrest Victims
...ut 5 to 8 p.m. The fact that the arrests occur at certain
times of the day is a phenomenoncalled circadian rhythm. Circadian rhythms are tied to the 24-hour cycle of theearth's rotation and are possibly a result of changing amounts of light anddarkness as a day progresses. The explanation for the morning...
DFG To Fund Four New Research Units
...y, the theory of representation, number theory and certain
physical structures. They will focus on studying basic structures in number theory in particular. As a rule, research units consist of scientists investigating a common scientific problem at the same university. Research units are set up when a sm...
Policy Methods For Eliminating Child Labor
...inst child labor, which could be effective only in certain
countries, say two Cornell University economists. ...that the process they describe will not apply to a certain
country, they recommend that no ban on child labor be imposed and that economic development efforts ...
By Losing (Molecular) Weight, A Clot-Dissolving Drug May Be In Better Shape To
Help People Avoid A Repeat Heart Attack
...ase areassociated with a significant response from certain
proteins," says the study'slead author Gilles Montalescot, M.D., Ph.D., of the Pitie-Salpetriere Hospitalin Paris. "There is an ongoing inflammatory process despite the use of commonclot-dissolving therapies." Researchers found the levels of von Wil...
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