Tag: "developing" at medical news
Risk of tuberculosis doubles in first year of HIV infection
...ily appreciated. They speculated that the risk for developing
tuberculosis may increase early in HIV infection because of profound immune dysregulation. Another possible explanation, they noted, is that those who develop tuberculosis within the first year of HIV infection have a rapidly progressing form of HIV ...
Children's anxiety prior to surgery linked to behavioral changes
...haracteristics of children who are at high risk of developing
all of these clinical issues: they are younger, mo...ays to ease this parental anxiety, for example, by developing
preoperative preparation programs directed at parents." Co-authors include Alison Caldwell-Andrews,...
Assessing the season: LSU hurricane experts learned lessons during Hurricane Season 2004
...tober would be a below-average or "weak" month. A developing
El Nino helped keep things in check late in the season, Keim explained. Nevertheless, the heavy activity in late summer and September meant a heavy workload for LSU hurricane experts, as they went about aiding state emergency officials in their pre...
Drinking without food may set you up for high blood pressure
...stly without food is a significant risk factor for developing
hypertension. The effect was present even in people with light-to-moderate alcohol intake. The research also confirmed previous findings showing a positive relationship between heavy alcohol use and high blood pressure. Results of the study appear in...
New clue to nerve growth may help regeneration efforts
...growing is unknown. In studies of nerve growth in developing
rats, the Hopkins scientists have linked CSPGs' no...ated a particular step in the brain development of developing
rats. During this step, specific nerves begin connecting between what will eventually be two section...
To help your mind, take steps to help your heart, study says
...ived the blood pressure drug had a lower chance of developing
Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia or mixed dementia. This corresponds with observational data showing that people with high blood pressure are more likely to develop cognitive impairment, a mild form of dementia that often acts as a ...
Study finds women hesitant to take tamoxifen as preventive measure
...out risks and side effects, women at high risk for developing
breast cancer are choosing not to take tamoxifen, ... a complicated decision for women at high risk for developing
the disease," says the study's lead author Sharon Bober, PhD, staff psychologist at Beth Israel Deac...
UGA researchers receive NIH contract to create a stem cell-based drug assay for SMA
...Institutes of Health, to accelerate the process of developing
safe and effective treatment of SMA. The goal of ...t can alleviate SMA as well as provide a model for developing
drug screening assays for other neurological diseases, such as Parkinson's and Lou Gehrig's disease,...
Success of experimental herpes vaccine builds momentum for human clinical trials
... and its prevalence has reached 50 percent in some developing
countries, where it also seems to be helping to fuel the spread of HIV. HSV-2 infection, though incurable, typically does not cause major health problems, but can be life-threatening in immunocompromised people and newborn babies infected by their mo...
Stanford study finds new method improves chemotherapy survival in mice
...uce chemotherapy doses if they notice an infection developing
in the early phases of the disease, which can decrease the efficacy of the cancer treatment. Additionally, resulting fevers and infections during neutropenia must be fought with antibiotics and antifungals, which can be toxic and spur resistance. ...
Decision to take tamoxifen difficult for many women
... receive tamoxifen (women with a five-year risk of developing
cancer of 1.7% or greater). Women received counseling from physicians about potential risks and benefits of tamoxifen therapy, and were asked to complete questionnaires assessing demographics, personal and family health history, and emotional factors...
Kinder, gentler procedure gives superior results for stem cell transplants
.... "We're trying to provide treatments that protect developing
tissues. We've had our first pregnancy and normal delivery in one of our stem cell transplant patients, so we think the protocol offers some hope." Next, Shenoy plans to evaluate whether changing parameters and further reducing chemotherapy doses wo...
Silent risk of osteoporosis in men with prostate cancer
...e therapy maybe under-recognized for their risk of developing
osteoporosis, according to a new study. Researchers writing in the January 15, 2005 issue of CANCER (http://www.interscience.wiley.com/cancer-newsroom) , a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, say few patients get tested for osteopo...
Nearsighted children may benefit from rigid contact lenses
...he severity of myopia, and likewise the chances of developing
one of these problems. "But it's also a matter of convenience keeping myopia's progression in check may mean that a child can see his bedside clock, or walk to the bathroom in the middle of the night without having to depend on glasses." The study a...
Fred Hutchinson receives $9.7 million to lead early detection consortium
...million to lead a research consortium dedicated to developing
simple blood tests to detect the earliest signs of...s in people with cancer or who are at high risk of developing
the disease. The ultimate goal of the consortium is to create highly reliable and inexpensiv...
New study shows early ritalin may cause long-term effects on the brain
... drug use in children may lead to a higher risk of developing
depressive symptoms in adulthood. This work, released at the annual American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) conference in Puerto Rico, is among the first to examine the effects of early Ritalin exposure in rats on behavior and brain func...
New studies on Ritalin and Alzheimer's Disease highlight ACNP Annual Meeting
...talin use in children may lead to a higher risk of developing
depressive symptoms in adulthood. Lemons, Lilac Among Top 10 Smells That Could Predict Alzheimer's Disease: Finds that for patients with minimal to mild cognitive impairment, a 10-smell odor identification is a better predictor of Alzheimer'...
New study links lead exposure with increased risk of cataract
...at lifetime lead exposure may increase the risk of developing
cataracts. Researchers found that men with high levels of lead in the tibia, the larger of the two leg bones below the knee, had a 2.5-fold increased risk for cataract, the leading cause of blindness and visual impairment. "These results suggest that...
Celecoxib shows surprising activity against estrogen receptors
...ment with celecoxib (Celebrex) in women at risk of developing
breast cancer results in the reduction of estrogen...e, the study has enrolled 40 women at high risk of developing
breast cancer. Each woman agreed to undergo a fine needle aspiration and ductal lavage to remove bre...
New data sets survival benchmark for Pfizer's ELLENCE
...hundreds of millions of dollars of medicine to the developing
world and to expand drug access in the United States....
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