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ACTG Protocol 185 Enrollment Halted

...ed on October 13, 1993. By December 23, 1996, the date on which the study database was closed for the first efficacy analysis, 445 women had enrolled, 394 had delivered 402 liveborn infants, and one or more diagnostic HIV test results were available in 379 infants. The estimated overall rate of mother-to...

ONYX Pharmaceuticals Reports Phase II Clinical Trial Results At ASCO Meeting

...ponses we've seen with this combination therapy to date are quitestriking and unlike any we've seen with c...nter in Houston. In summarizing the experience to date with single agent, multi-dayadministration of ONYX-015, the investigators noted that antitumoral ac...

Disorganization, Lack Of Closeness Characterize Families Where Children WithAsthma Skip Taking Medication, National Jewish Researchers Find

... In addition, a small computer, which records the date andtime the drug is taken, was embedded into all asthma inhalers. Failure to follow physician instruction while being treated for asthma can leadto multiple emergency room visits, more frequent doctor visits, and days missedfrom school or work. Abo...

Timing Of Breast Cancer Surgery Doesn't Appear To Influence Survival Anymore

...,something changed. From 1984 to 1988, the latest date covered by our study, thetiming of surgery in the menstrual cycle has been unimportant. "Right now we don't advocate scheduling breast cancer surgery on anyparticular day of the menstrual cycle," she says. What might have changed i...

UCSF Study Finds Drug Treatment Can Be Cost Effective In Tanzania And Thailand For HIV-Positive Pregnant Women

...erapy, which begins four weeks beforethe birth due date and ends after delivery, is far more affordable th...ialized world, which begins 12 weeks before thedue date and also involves continued treatment of the infant in the post-natalperiod," Marseille said. He add...

World's First Producer To Repair Brain Damage From Stroke

...y in the treatment of stroke. Vigorous researchto date has concentrated on prevention and ways to limit damage that has alreadyoccurred in the stroke patient's brain. If the phase I trial proves successful,the next step would be a multi-center trial," said Lawrence Wechsler, M.D.,director of the UPMC St...

DFG To Fund Four New Research Units

...d to help establish new lines of research which to date have not adequately, or not at all, been pursued in Germany. The four units will be based in Chemnitz, Dresden, Munich as well as Mannheim and Heidelberg. Anatomists, biochemists, surgeons and materials scientists at Dresden Technical University w...

Magnetic Hearing Aid Could Open New "Window" For Hearing Impaired

...llyimplanted prototype for humans. "Our tests to date have shown that the signals produced with our magnetichearing device are very nearly those of natural acoustic sound," said Spindel. The unique device would capture sounds with a miniature microphone implanted inthe ear. After passing through a smal...

Microwaves May Provide Early Detection Of Breast Cancer

... subcontract to Northwestern. Prototype testing to date has been funded byInterstitial. Results from the supercomputer simulations of the microwave tumor detectionsystem were presented by Hagness in October 1997 in Chicago at the Institute ofElectrical and Electronics Engineers International Conference o...

This Week's Forecast May Be A Heart Attack

...ecrease in thetemperature average for a particular date increased the risk of a first heartattack that day...ONICA project, researchers had tracked the precise date and timeof all heart attacks in the Lille area through hospital records, physiciancontacts and death...

'Alternative' Medicine Becoming Mainstream, UF Study Finds

...y probably don't have any training in and which to date have little scientific evidence to demonstrate their effectiveness." About half of U.S. medical schools, including UF, offer elective courses onalternative therapies, Neims said. At UF, some required courses includediscussion of the topic. Additiona...

Maxim Phase II Clinical Trial Highlights Substantial Increase In Leukemia-FreeSurvival For Acute Myelogenous Leukemia Patients

...3(File No. 333-65011), each as amended through the date hereof, as filed with theSecurities and Exchange Commission, including the uncertainties associated withpatent protection, the risk that products that appeared promising in earlyclinical trials do not demonstrate efficacy in larger-scale clinical tri...

Views Of Tamoxifen And Synthetic Estrogen In Action Provide Clues For Designing Better Drugs

...ow DES and tamoxifen -- offers us the best cluesto date about how to begin to design new drugs." The other senior author of the paper is David Agard , professor of biochemistry & biophysics andHoward Hughes Medical Investigator at UC San Francisco. Other authors are Peter Kushner, also ofUCSF, and D...

New Protease Inhibitor Could Thwart AIDS Resistance To Current Drugs

...ors within weeks. The most successful treatment to date tries to overwhelm HIV with two or threeof these drugs simultaneously in a so-called "combination therapy," but eventhis approach eventually loses effectiveness. Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, Calif. think they nowknow ho...

MIT Touch Lab Research Explores The Hand

...lopedby other MIT researchers a few years ago.) To date the researchers have completed a virtual probe and forceps for thesimulation. The forceps is used to pinch and pull back folds of virtual tissue. "Now we're working on cutting tools and on computer models for bleeding. Tissuesshould bleed if you cut ...

UI Study Finds Social Support May Increase Longevity Of People With Schizophrenia

... the State of Iowa Death Registry to determine the date and cause ofdeath for each individual. The study's survival rate analysis adjusted for eachindividual's age at time of admission. "We found that the quantity of support significantly predicted the longevity ofthe patients," Christensen said. "The fre...

New Drug For Recurrent Brain Tumors In Tests At UNC

...tion, although both are of benefit.Chemotherapy to date has had limited success." Ewend, a member of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, says onestudy is a randomized, phase III clinical trial in which patients with GBM willreceive either the new drug SU101 or procarbazine, a standard chemot...

Study Confirms Girls' Belief: More Fat Means Fewer Dates

...ll and weighs126 pounds, is only half as likely to date as a girl of the same height andphysical maturity who weighs a below-average 110 pounds. "One reason adolescentgirls are concerned about their weight is that they believe that being slimincreases their chances of dating. Our data indicate they are r...

British Adolescents Need Government Support To Help Clean Up Their Act

...e longest hours in Europe. The author says that to date the UK has tackled teenage behavioural problems on an isolated basis:- a drugs tsar' to co-ordinate action on illicit drugs; a health policy which aims to reduce rates of teenage smoking and adolescent drinking is moving up the government agenda und...

Organ Transplants Helped By Donor Bone Marrow, University Of Pittsburgh Researchers Report At National Transplant Meetings

...is the leading cause of death. "Animal studies to date gave us every indication that the time was right for ahuman trial, and we have proven the procedure is safe and feasible. Time willtell if we are able to effectively induce tolerance in these children," saysSteven A. Webber, MBChB, associate profess...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... 17, 2014) Two recent papers by a ... colleagues may help scientists develop treatments or vaccines ... Japanese encephalitis and other disease-causing flaviviruses. , Jeffrey ... molecular genetics at the School of Medicine and ... Medical Institute, and colleagues recently published articles in ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Le Bonheur Children,s Hospital Pediatrician-in-Chief Jon McCullers, MD, ... the April issue of Nature Reviews Microbiology ... Dr. McCullers, a world-renowned infectious disease specialist, ... the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, analyzed ... 1918, 1957 and 1968 pandemics, as well as ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... April 17, 2014U.S. military personnel who served in ... concussive traumatic brain injury (TBI) were compared to ... other medical reasons. Differences in measures of overall ... months after injury are reported in an article ... journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... million older Americans suffer from depression, often brought on ... research a project that followed the lives of ... found that Internet use among the elderly can reduce ... , "That,s a very strong effect," said Shelia Cotten, ... and media who led the project. "And it all ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... about one in five infants in the United States ... first several months after birth. Research into probiotic use ... the April 1, 2014 issue of the British ... study, "Probiotics and Infant Colic," concluding that the use ... colic did not reduce crying or fussing in ...
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