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Daily living problems facing Parkinson's disease patients

...ys for them to recall this information." The study directed by Allen included work by WSU graduate students Ro...o functioned as a control group. Last summer Allen directed a presentation on the research at the International Neuropsychological Society meeting in Berlin, Ge...

American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for November 2003 (first issue)

...spitalizations dramatically An intervention study directed at hospitalized asthma patients who had a history of frequent health care use resulted in a significant reduction in subsequent hospitalizations, many fewer lost work or school days, and lower direct and indirect health care costs. Researchers inves...

Handbook aims to help developing countries health research grow into industries

... to be used as models. "This handbook is primarily directed towards public sector research centers in developing countries," said Mahoney. "Some of those centers have highly sophisticated IP management capabilities, while others are enhancing those skills. For more developed centers, this handbook is intende...

CREST study finds cilostazol reduces restenosis by almost 40 percent

...esearch and David Holmes, MD, of the Mayo Clinic, directed CREST, a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial with 705 patients enrolled at 19 clinical sites across the U.S. Patients received standard therapy of aspirin and clopidogrel (which prevents clot formation) plus cilostazol (a...

Researchers to develop new drug to treat myasthenia gravis

...ia gravis may call UHC's Myasthenia Gravis Center, directed by Kaminski, at 216-844-3744. ...

Leading the way in novel anti-cancer research

...of a broad based development program in cell cycle directed therapies." Leading the way in combining novel anti-cancer approaches : New pre-clinical research presented at the meeting shows that combining a vascular targeting agent with an EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor may result in greater anti-tumor activ...

Hassle-free stroke prevention offered by new drug, Stanford researcher says

...member of the steering committee that designed and directed the trial.Results from the 3,407-person international phase of the study will be published in the Nov. 22 issue of The Lancet. Albers and his colleagues presented results from the 3,922-person North American study at the American Heart Association me...

NHGRI launches Social and Behavioral Research Branch

...ping and evaluating population-based interventions directed at smoking cessation and identifying "teachable moments" for changing behaviors that put people at increased risk for developing disease. Dr. McBride joined the Duke program in 1995 and began serving as the director in 1997. Dr. McBride, ...

Urologist to study herbal remedies for prostate and urinary diseases

...ealth care research in the United States, has been directed by the U.S. Congress to look at herbal therapies that now make up a billion-dollar industry in North America. "It's exciting to embark on such a wide-ranging project with potential applications in so many areas," says Dr. Curtis. "There are probably ...

Stevens' Cattabiani helps link doctors, hospitals worldwide

...ch instead of traveling to Serbia in person they directed their colleagues in innovative procedures entirely from a remote real-time Internet facility located at Dartmouth University. The event was the culmination of several years of hard-won gains in a Balkan nation achingly short on technology infrastru...

JAMA study confirms drug can help improve memory and cognition in advanced Alzheimer's patients

...tment of Alzheimer's disease. A multi-center study directed by University of Rochester Medical Center faculty concluded that memantine, when taken with the commonly prescribed Alzheimer's drug donepezil, helped moderate to severe Alzheimer's patients maintain or in some cases, improve their memory and other i...

Scientists identify cell defects that limit immune system's impact on late-stage tumors

...ll mobilization appears to have little effect when directed against advanced tumors. While many types of T lymphocytes exist, differentiated by their molecular makeup and the roles they play, CD4 and CD8 cells are considered the "normal population" responding to threatening antigens. But in these studies, mos...

Ultrasound-guided liposomes boost imaging, target drug/gene therapy

...reaching implications in humans, allowing for more directed atherosclerotic and thrombolytic therapy," McPherson said. Ultrasonography is a 40-year-old noninvasive, two-dimensional imaging technique used to examine and measure internal body structures and to detect body abnormalities. In cardiology, ultra...

Public awareness programs can reduce the duration of untreated psychosis

...d cinema advertisements, and information campaigns directed at general practitioners, social workers and high school health personnel. The advertisements and campaigns also promoted a telephone hotline number. The study included 281 patients diagnosed with psychotic disorders coming to their first treatment...

Innovation attracts new research funding

...ys: "Roche is committed to the innovative research directed by the ROTRF. Our support of the Foundation aims to advance the knowledge within the transplant community which will ultimately help more people with solid organ transplants live a longer and healthier life." Transplantation is today a lifesaving opt...

Safer visual and auditory cues for elderly drivers is research goal

...ed in Virginia Tech's Auditory Systems Laboratory, directed by ISE Grado Professor John Casali and research associate professor Gary Robinson. These researchers are working with Lockhart to conduct auditory experiments with the two test groups. As is the case with visual acuity, it is a consequence of the na...

Brief mail- and computer-generated interventions work best for problem drinking among young people

...ints were: In-person brief interventions are best directed toward those who engage in hazardous drinking and/or abuse of alcohol rather than those who are alcohol dependent. "The vast majority of hazardous drinkers do not develop chronic alcohol dependence," explained Kypri, "but instead experience transient...

Postpartum weight loss classes work

...t and exercise program. "Future research should be directed at identifying barriers that may be unique to the postpartum period as well as means to overcome these barriers," O'Toole says....

U of M researchers a step further in Type 1 diabetes treatment

...first two weeks after transplant. This antibody is directed against the subset of white blood cells that cause Type 1 diabetes and mediate rejection of transplants. Study participants received two other immunosuppression drugs. In a subsequent trial supported by the NIH Immune Tolerance Network ( www.immu...

Contraception study supports convenience, simplicity

...stem), were more likely to use their medication as directed than women who took a birth control pill, according to a study published in the current issue of Contraception. "It's not always easy, but it is very important for women using any birth control pill to take it at the same time every day to prevent u...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... signs of chronic inflammation in non-cancerous prostate tissue may ... cancer than those with no inflammation, according to results ... Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. , The link between ... with so-called high-grade prostate cancer those with a ... presence of the most aggressive and rapidly growing prostate ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... a study published today in PLOS Pathogens , ... malaria is common can mount an immune response to ... avoid repeated bouts of high fever and illness and ... bloodstream. The findings may help researchers develop future interventions ... malaria parasite. , Each year, approximately 200 million cases ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... In a review published in the April issue of ... The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, says it,s time ... approach to treating sepsis, which kills millions ... Sepsis occurs when molecules released into the bloodstream to ... body. Inflammation is necessary for maintaining good health ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Doctors who treat patients with a severe and ... an agonizing treatment decision. , The drug sirolimus ... relieve shortness of breath. But some patients eventually ... potentially fatal complications following transplantation. , "It,s a ... director of Loyola University Medical Center,s LAM Clinic ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... By discovering a new mechanism that allows blood to ... UC Irvine and the Salk Institute have opened the ... stroke-induced brain damage. , A complex and devastating neurological ... primary reason for disability in the U.S. The blood-brain ... blood-borne material into the brain, causing the permanent deficits ...
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