Tag: "continued" at medical news
Diabetes increases deaths among people 65 and older
...those age 60 and above compared to people who just continued
their normal activities. Bertoni's study was based...ong the diabetics in each subgroup, a pattern that continued
through those over 85. When separated by race and ethnicity, the results showed that diabetes increa...
Breakthrough therapies treat Crohn's disease
... percent of natalizumab-treated subjects (103/168) continued
to meet the criteria for clinical response versus 29 percent in the placebo group. Also, 44 percent of patients maintained clinical remission, compared with 26 percent on placebo. In addition, 55 percent (37/67) of natalizumab-treated patients who ...
Elan and Biogen Idec announce results from Phase III maintenance trial of Antegren
...resented at DDW are very exciting, and support the continued
development of natalizumab as both an induction an...with natalizumab, 61 percent of patients (103/168) continued
to respond to therapy (assessed monthly) compared with 29 percent (49/170) of patients on placebo (p...
University of Pittsburgh approach has lung recipients taking far fewer drugs
...isone for their underlying disease, the steroid is continued
after transplant but at a negligible dose, 5 mg compared to 20 mg. The rationale is to treat patients with as little immunosuppressive medication as possible following the transplant while preventing injury to the graft by the recipient's immune sys...
Research targets biologic profile of obesity
...ric accommodation to meals may be to blame for the continued
struggle against weight loss, according to researchers from the Union Hospital of Tongji Medical College in China. The results of the study showed that obese patients eat more during meals than people at a healthy weight before experiencing a feeling...
Graphic images of violence alter children's attitudes toward aggression
...ed a singer getting shot, and in the next scene he continued
life as usual, wearing a small Band-Aid on his fac...e attitudes of their future sons." The group has continued
to follow the study participants informally, through activities at the Police Athletic League and or...
$5 million NIH contract to fund development of pediatric heart assist device
...rt assist devices. Although the research team has continued
to work on certain aspects of the pump, a lack of industry and federal funding slowed development of the device. "Since the late 1980s, there have been numerous successes with adult heart assist devices such as the Arrow LionHeart TM ," Weiss said. ...
Who wants to talk about premature ejaculation?
...ion. The SMSNA Scientific Working Group recommends continued
use of the term premature ejaculation to describe the condition, and in a move to minimize the stigma, calls on medical professionals to encourage communication about sexual health and the medical causes of premature ejaculation. Why is prematur...
Univ. of Pittsburgh researcher presents six-year results of botox injections for bladder dysfunction
... University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. "Our continued
success with this treatment over the past six years confirms that this is a safe and effective solution for patients experiencing many types of bladder dysfunction." Since 1998, Dr. Chancellor has treated 110 patients, the most in North America, wit...
Drug for depression helps irritable bowel syndrome, according to Pittsburgh study
...nse to the high-fiber diet. Group two participants continued
to consume their high-fiber diet throughout the study and were randomized to receive a 12-week course of either paroxetine or a placebo. All participants began with a dosage of paroxetine of 10 mg/day. Participants who experienced improvement in thei...
Cord blood stem cells save children with Hurler's syndrome
..." said Kurtzberg. "The children's cognitive skills continued
to improve after transplant to such a degree that they actually gain mental skills faster than age-matched control children and cross over into the normal range at three to four years post transplant." Such cognitive gains might be related, in part, ...
For many, depression persists after routine treatment
... recovered, patients with poor treatment responses continued
to use both general medical and mental health specialty services of all types, placing a burden on themselves, friends and family and on the health care system, Sherbourne says. Sherbourne and colleagues followed the treatment outcomes for 1,248 peop...
Adult marijuana abuse, dependence increased during 1990s
...d tolerance, compulsive use, impaired control, and continued
use despite physical and psychological problems ca...ggests that we need to develop ways to monitor the continued
rise in marijuana abuse and dependence and strengthen existing prevention and intervention efforts, ...
Testosterone gel (AndroGel(R)) study first to show long-term benefits and safety
...al Research Center. "This study shows 3+ years of continued
benefits and provides new information on the degre...at six to 12 months with no further increases with continued
testosterone gel treatment. Prostate disease was seen in six patients. Skin irritability was repor...
Cedars-Sinai receives full AAHRPP accreditation for all research involving human subjects
... thing for us to do to ensure that the quality and continued
improvement of on-going clinical research at Cedars-Sinai goes above and beyond regulatory requirements. We view voluntary accreditation as an outstanding peer-driven reflection of Cedars-Sinai's commitment to excellence in both the scientific rigor ...
Rising young psychiatry researchers receive prestigious international award
...e field of psychiatry, as they will help to ensure continued
progress and scientific advance in this important medical field."...
Pap smears, mammography should be targeted at healthy elders, study says
...e. However, women with the worst health indicators continued
to get screened as much or more than those considered the healthiest. For women with life expectancies of less than five years, the potential risks of screening tests may greatly outweigh the potential benefits, Walter says. Such risks include unnece...
Prevalence of HIV among childbearing women has declined in New York
...IV prevalence among childbearing women. Thus, the continued
decrease in prevalence is even more remarkable because of this possibility that more women who know their HIV status may be electing to have children." The researchers conclude: "These data will continue to be used to evaluate and target HIV preventi...
Study finds combination therapy successful for treating depression
... a trigger for high-risk drug injection practices, continued
drug use, and relapse. Research has shown that individuals with co-occurring depression and substance use are less likely to complete treatment and have poorer prognoses after traditional treatment. However, scientists at the Brown University School ...
FDA approves Enbrel to treat psoriasis
...ents were "stepped down" to half the dose and then continued
treatment for an additional three months. At six ...s and plays a critical role in their formation and continued
existence. ABOUT ENBREL ENBREL is the only fully human TNF receptor approved to reduce signs and s...
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