Tag: "could" at medical news
Fractured leg bone not the end of Tutankhamen mystery
...olly adds: "It's possible Tutankhamen's leg injury could
have been sustained in an accident. There are rema...nt. It is therefore highly possible that the King could
have died as a result of a chariot or sporting accident, or even at war. "Another possibility is tha...
European folic acid policies are not effective enough
...d. Folate status of most women of childbearing age could
be raised by fortifying a staple food with folic acid, which would also help to reduce socioeconomic inequalities in the prevalence of neural tube defects, they write. The potential for preventing neural tube defects in Europe by raising folate statu...
Sharing clinical trial results with participants may be beneficial
... of clinical trials that they have participated in could
have a positive effect, suggests a study published... particular types of results or certain situations could
warrant disclosures in person. Specifically, individuals with bad outcomes might need more attention...
Aircraft cabin ventilation influences the transmission of diseases in-flight
... the rapid spread of newly emerging infections and could
potentially even start pandemics. In addition to flight crew, public health officials and health care professionals have an important role in the management of infectious diseases transmitted on airlines and should be familiar with guidelines provide...
Study examines lessons learned at Africa's first public antiretroviral treatment clinic
...pecialists train junior staff in HIV treatment, it could
help to ensure an ongoing source of expert care providers "so that it's an accepted specialty, as it were, for young nurses and doctors and counselors to enter into a specialized profession of HIV/AIDS care," Dr. Marlink added. The Botswanan governme...
Drug companies and governments must act on fake drug problem
...lieves that "the suffering of millions of patients could
be eased by issuing public health warnings from available information that is currently kept confidential by the pharmaceutical industry." "Our report urges a change to mandatory reporting by drug companies to governmental authorities, which should ...
2005 Pulp Biology Research Award
...ve/odontoblast). He kept in mind that odontoblasts could
have a putative role in the transduction of signal...se channels, open by stretch of the cell membrane, could
be involved in the transfer of information between odontoblasts (through the dentin fluid) and the s...
Dartmouth researchers find where musical memories are stored in the brain
...ity, the researchers found that study participants could
mentally fill in the blanks if a familiar song was missing short snippets. "We played music in the scanner [fMRI], and then we hit a virtual 'mute' button," says first author David Kraemer, a graduate student in Dartmouth's Psychological and Brain S...
Common anesthetics appear safe for developing fetal brain
...tion in the brain," Reynolds said. The researchers could
document cerebral oxygenation in real time because... but it had not been appreciated that such effects could
also occur in the fetal brain, he said. Besides the oxygenation studies, the researchers also examin...
Emergency clopidogrel could save thousands of lives46,000-patient heart attack trial results
...pirin for the emergency treatment of heart attacks could
save thousands of lives a year worldwide and preve...avenous then oral metoprolol during a heart attack could
cut deaths and reduce the risk of repeat heart attacks and cardiac arrest. Dr Zhengming Chen of the ...
Study examines consequences of Thailand's 'war on drugs'
...out of fear of the government's war on drugs. This could
lead to increased risky syringe behaviors, which contribute to the spread of HIV. More research is needed to monitor the effects of Thailand's drug policy," said Susan Sherman, co-author of the study and associate professor in the Department of Epide...
Women less likely to get quality heart attack care
...harge" of the medicines and lifestyle changes that could
improve their health. Both men and women who had this session, and signed a discharge contract with their doctors and nurses that included a pledge to stick to treatment and follow-up appointments, lived longer than those who didn't. "We're troubled...
News tips from the 2005, 54th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American College of Cardiology
...ts a biological route for potential therapies that could
block or reverse obesity's harmful effects on the heart," says lead investigator and cardiologist Lili Barouch, M.D., an assistant professor at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and its Heart Institute. The researchers studied heart mus...
Many children are undervaccinated or have delayed vaccinations in their first 2 years of life
...r(s). "Interventions must be focused on plans that could
best address the needs of these mothers, such as extended office hours for women who have difficulty taking time away from work, using appropriate education-level information regarding safety and benefits of vaccination, and ensuring availability of ...
Study suggests smoking while pregnant may increase chromosomal abnormalities in fetal cells
...ity resulting from the genotoxic effect of tobacco could
be indicative of an increased cancer risk and that fragile sites could
be responsible for the chromosomal instability observed in cancer cells," the authors write. "Moreov...
Emotional memory study reveals evidence for a self-reinforcing loop
... encoding of the memory and retrieval. Hence, they could
not distinguish between the process called consoli..."co-activation" of these two centers was that they could
be part of a "synergistic mechanism," in which each activates the other during recall of an emotiona...
Researchers close in on breast cancer vaccine
...ysicians believe a vaccine-induced immune response could
be used to supplement other cancer therapies or to...ohanakumar says. "So we had to prove first that we could
elicit an immune response to a protein that is in the body normally." They injected the DNA vaccine ...
Cigarette smoke worsens respiratory infections in infants
...fection and whether that child lives with a smoker could
mean the difference between the sniffles and the intensive care unit. RSV infection is common in children but sometimes can be hard for parents to recognize. By two years of age, 95 percent of all children have been exposed to RSV, but the symptoms c...
Computational tool predicts how drugs work in cells, advancing efforts to design better medicines
...s that not only validate the tool's capability but could
also pave the way to investigations of a potentially new class of therapeutic compounds....
Combining PET and CT scans leads to more accurate radiation therapy for lung cancer patients
...that, in general, the size of the radiation fields could
be decreased by using PET scan information, which meant less radiation exposure of the healthy lung tissue and the esophagus. "This study underlines the great potential benefit of incorporating PET scan data into radiotherapy planning, both to decrea...
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