Tag: "could" at medical news
Immersion in virtual world alleviates pain from injury
...appropriate to each age group, in the hope that it could
one day greatly reduce, if not completely replace, the use of painkillers....
Potential treatment for Fragile X Syndrome demonstrated in fruit fly model
...uR's activity, the team tested to see if the drugs could
rescue any of the observed behavioral and memory defects observed in the fly model. "What we found was very striking," says Jongens. They found that the drug treatments restored memory-dependent courtship behavior in mutant flies and reversed some of...
Meditation may reduce heart disease risk
...k groups and cardiovascular disease patients, this could
have important implications for inclusion of meditation programs to prevent and treat cardiovascular disease and its clinical consequences. "We know this type of change is achievable with lipid lowering drugs, but it's remarkable that a meditation pr...
Chest radiographs can predict risk of death in SARS patients
...hs where black areas denoting air should be), they could
predict with a reasonable degree of accuracy wheth...assessing progress during treatment. "Our findings could
help decide on a change in the treatment for a patient, such as introducing new drugs, using more ag...
Job satisfaction? Not much for Britain's hard slog 'robot' workers
... in overall job satisfaction between 1992 and 2001 could
be accounted for by people having less personal re...In short, the case of Germany remains a puzzle. We could
find nothing in the data we examined which could
account for the decline there."...
Men more likely to get screened for prostate cancer than colon cancer, U-M study finds
... it. If successful, Carlos says, the same approach could
be taken for men during prostate cancer screenings... income levels, and were smokers. Outreach efforts could
focus on predominantly Hispanic neighborhoods or be combined with smoking cessation programs, for ex...
Brain tumor with dismal prognosis in infants can be cured in older children
...hat older children who experienced relapse of ATRT could
be saved using ICE chemotherapy (ifosfamide, carboplatin- and etoposide). Other authors of the report are Tanya M. Tekautz, Christine E. Fuller, Susan Blaney, Maryam Fouladi, Alberto Broniscer, Thomas E. Merchant, Matthew Krasin, James Dalton, Gregor...
Both inherited traits and tumor mutations affect response to treatment of leukemia
...entify children at high risk for relapse. But that could
change because of the findings of this study, the ...strated that certain traits inherited from parents could
reduce the effectiveness of some cancer chemotherapy. The findings therefore have the potential to i...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for March 2005 (first issue)
...stoperative pulmonary complication, an event which could
have enormous implications for both the patient and health care system. Canadian investigators checked 1,055 consecutive patients attending a presurgical admission clinic at a university hospital to uncover risk factors for pulmonary complications a...
'Artery clearing' system does not provide benefit for patients undergoing PCI
...id mechanical revascularization. The device itself could
have led to embolization during the attempts to cross the thrombotic lesion or by contact with less severely diseased portions of the infarct-related vessel or its side branches. Vessel occlusion or aspiration of embolizing material may not have been...
Studies address issues of risk and survival in rapidly increasing GI cancers
...better understanding of what can increase survival could
help uncover preventive strategies." While researchers are not currently able to pinpoint the underlying reasons for the study's results, they are certain the results are not attributed to traditional prognostic factors such as tumor stage or grade. ...
Exercise tolerance is good screening test for chest pain patients
...ing. Those who weren't candidates for this testing could
be admitted to the hospital and didn't benefit ver...readmill testing frequently had normal results and could
be safely discharged from the emergency room without any significant events in the following six mon...
New laparoscopic hysterectomy offers quicker recovery time than traditional surgery
... very low rate of complications." While many women could
benefit from the hysterectomy, those who have very large fibroids, cancer, a history of cervical abnormalities or multiple previous abdominal surgeries are not candidates. For more information about the surgery, prospective patients should call 214-6...
Fewer false alarms when mammographers have greater experience screening healthy breasts
...ocus their study on what physician characteristics could
be associated with accuracy. They studied more tha...esulting increased barriers to healthcare delivery could
be managed, she said. "Change would need to occur slowly to prevent a shortage of physicians. But th...
Columbia study shows widely used artery clearing device does not help patients during heart attack
...he cost of angioplasties during heart attacks, and could
avoid potential complications caused by the devices....
Chemicals in apples could reduce the risk of breast cancer, Cornell study in rats suggests
...ibiting the production of reactive substances that could
damage normal cells. "Studies increasingly provide... in molecular size, polarity and solubility, which could
affect how they are absorbed and distributed in different cells, tissues and organs. "This balanced ...
Parents who quit smoking may influence their offspring to quit as young adults
... as a recent model of behavior that their children could
remember and emulate, but our data did not show a ...ally motivated to quit," Bricker said. "This study could
help tip the motivational balance for parents or prospective parents who want to take the next ste...
Chemists synthesize molecule that helps body battle cancers, malaria
...ine doses with greater effectiveness. The molecule could
therefore save patients money on expensive drugs and stretch limited supplies of antigens and vaccines. Gin and his collaborators are now exploring ways to improve the molecule. By investigating structure activity relationships, they want to strip aw...
Patient knows best when it comes to ulcerative colitis, U-M study finds
...tivity, Higgins feels that the SCCAI and Seo index could
still be improved by including additional non-endoscopic components to further enhance the measurement of ulcerative colitis activity in patients....
Promising new strategy for Swedish medical research
... has the working title "LifeGene". If realised, it could
be classed as one of the largest and most comprehensive medical projects since HUGO, the mapping of the human genome. The goal of "LifeGene" is to combine advances in modern biotechnology with information on people's lifestyles. The infrastructure be...
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